probiotic bacterium


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Noun1.probiotic bacterium - a beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
acidophilus, Lactobacillus acidophilus - a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics
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A probiotic bacterium that could be cocultured with both larvae and their microalgal feed would be optimal.
The paper, as I imagine you have guessed from the title, shows that eating a certain probiotic bacterium can influence the behaviour of a mouse.
Valio Ltd., Helsinki, Finland, has completed the genome sequence of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), the world's most researched probiotic bacterium. The LGG genome consists of over three million nucleotides, the basic components of DNA, which make up approximately 3100 genes.
It may, indeed, be possible to find a single probiotic bacterium that inhibits both ETEC and Clostridium growth.
The study found the bowel wall of healthy people contains 30 times the amount of a probiotic bacterium than colitis patients.