acidophilus


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ac·i·do·phil·ic

 (ăs′ĭ-dō-fĭl′ĭk) also ac·i·doph·i·lus (-dŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
1. Growing well in an acid medium: acidophilic bacteria.
2. Easily stained with acid dyes: an acidophilic cell.

a·cid′o·phil′ (ə-sĭd′ə-fĭl′), a·cid′o·phile′ (-fīl′) n.

acidophilus

(ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs)
n
a lactic-acid-producing bacterium primarily found in live yoghurt, useful in restoring bacterial balance in the intestine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acidophilus - a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics
probiotic, probiotic bacterium, probiotic flora, probiotic microflora - a beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant
genus Lactobacillus - type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae
lactobacillus - a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)
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acidophilus

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This study aimed to optimize the microencapsulation of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus La-5 by atomization technique, investigating the use of milk protein and maltodextrin as encapsulating agents, as well as evaluate the morphology, diameter and the thermal behavior of the microcapsules.
10] Lactobacillus acidophilus, a probiotic assisting in digestion, offers a lower pH environment for the growth of other gut microbiota and end-products suppressing the development of harmful pathogens.
bulgaricus, y un cultivo comercial del microorganismo probiotico Lactobacillus acidophilus.
Supplementation of beneficial normal flora, such as Bacillus subtilis and Lactobacillus acidophilus, in order to improve gut environment, as probiotics appear to be possible alternative feed additives.
Specimens of Streptococcus mutans (ATCC 10449 serotype c), Lactobacillus acidophilus (ATCC 4356), and Enterococci faecalis (V583) were used.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover clinical trial published in Nutrition Journal demonstrated that Nebraska Cultures' DDS-1 strain of Lactobacillus acidophilus significantly reduced overall symptoms of lactose intolerance, the company said.
It contained Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1 (NCIMB 30333) and Bifidobacterium lactis UABLA-12 (NCIMB 30334) in a proportion of 1:4, at a dose of 5 billion colony-forming units per day, with 50 mg of fructooligosaccharides.
The immune system keeps this under control together with lactobacillus acidophilus, a bacteria which keeps the vagina acid.
Frozen yogurt was prepared with different types of probiotics (Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium lactis) along with normal yogurt starter culture (Streptococcus salivarius ssp.
Look for probiotics labeled Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, and Streptococcus thermophiles in products containing probiotics.