The Impact of Lactobacillus casei on the Composition of the Cecal Microbiota and Innate Immune System Is Strain Specific

@inproceedings{Aktas2016TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Lactobacillus casei on the Composition of the Cecal Microbiota and Innate Immune System Is Strain Specific},
  author={Busra Aktas and Travis J De Wolfe and Nasia Safdar and Benjamin J. Darien and James L. Steele},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
The probiotic function to impact human health is thought to be related to their ability to alter the composition of the gut microbiota and modulate the human innate immune system. The ability to function as a probiotic is believed to be strain specific. Strains of Lactobacillus casei are commonly utilized as probiotics that when consumed alter the composition of the gut microbiota and modulate the host immune response. L. casei strains are known to differ significantly in gene content. The… CONTINUE READING