lactobacillus lactobacillus  /ˌlæk toʊ bə ˈsɪ ləs/


  • (n) a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)


  1. Micropharma’s cholesterol-busting probiotic ready for US food, beverage and supplements market

    With ten years of work behind it, two clinical trials (plus results of a third ready for publication), and Groupe Danone on-board, Canada’s Micropharma is rolling out its cholesterol-lowering Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242 for the US supplement, food and beverage industries.
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

  2. Probiotic may boost vitamin D levels: First human data

    Daily supplements of probiotic strain Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242 may boost circulating vitamin D levels in the blood by 25%, say results of a post-hoc analysis of a published randomized controlled trial.
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

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