Beneficial effects of lactic acid bacteria on human beings.
Summary of "Beneficial effects of lactic acid bacteria on human beings."
Lactic acid bacteria are a diverse group of bacteria that produce lactic acid as their major fermented product. Most of them are normal flora of human being and animals and produce myriad beneficial effects for human beings include, alleviation of lactose intolerance, diarrhea, peptic ulcer, stimulation of immune system, antiallergic effects, antifungal actions, preservation of food, and prevention of colon cancer. This review highlights the potential species of Lactic acid bacteria responsible for producing these effects. It has been concluded that lactic acid bacteria are highly beneficial microorganisms for human beings and are present abundantly in dairy products so their use should be promoted for good human health.
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Critical reviews in microbiology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21162695
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/1040841X.2010.536522
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A species of gram-positive, rod-shaped LACTIC ACID bacteria that is frequently used as starter culture in SILAGE fermentation, sourdough, and lactic-acid-fermented types of beer and wine.
A species of gram-positive, rod-shaped LACTIC ACID bacteria found naturally in the human intestinal flora and BREAST MILK.
A genus of gram-positive, asporogenous, lactic acid bacteria, in the family LEUCONOSTOCACEAE.
A species of rod-shaped, LACTIC ACID bacteria used in PROBIOTICS and SILAGE production.
A family of gram-positive lactic acid-producing bacteria in the order LACTOBACILLALES.