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Author(s): Nimmy Abraham, Chitra Namachivayam, Sangeetha Sundaramoorthy


DOI: 10.52711/2231-3915.2021.00010   

Address: Nimmy Abraham, Chitra Namachivayam, Sangeetha Sundaramoorthy
Department of Microbiology, St. Peters Institute of Higher Education and Research Avadi, Chennai-600054, India.
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Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021

The gut microbiome is not a silent ecosystem but exerts several physiological and immunological functions. For many decades, lactobacilli have been used as an effective therapy for treatment of several pathological conditions displaying an overall positive safety profile. The present article gives an account of updated information on pharmacological properties such as anti-fungal activity, anti-viral activity, Activity on vaginal pathogens, immunomodulatory activity, Cholesterol lowering activity and various other important properties. Because of blocking effect, selected probiotic lactobacilli may be used as biological preservative, so, the aim of this study was to present some data on lactobacillus as probiotic bacteria. Lactobacilli originally isolated from meat products are the best candidates as probiotic bacteria to improve the microbiological safety of these foods. Finally, we need to determine the adequate number of bacteria to be delivered in order to achieve the best clinical efficacy decreasing the risk of side effects.

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Nimmy Abraham, Chitra Namachivayam, Sangeetha Sundaramoorthy. Lactobacillus- An friendly Bacteria. International Journal of Technology. 2021; 11(2):70-7. doi: 10.52711/2231-3915.2021.00010

Nimmy Abraham, Chitra Namachivayam, Sangeetha Sundaramoorthy. Lactobacillus- An friendly Bacteria. International Journal of Technology. 2021; 11(2):70-7. doi: 10.52711/2231-3915.2021.00010   Available on:

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