Bifidobacterium


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Bifidobacterium

[‚bī·fə·dō·bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Actinomycetaceae; branched, bifurcated, club-shaped or spatulate rods forming smooth microcolonies; metabolism is saccharoclastic.
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Bifidobacterium longum reduced DNA damage that can trigger malignant cell development.
Bifidobacterium septicaemia in an extremely low-birthweight infant under probiotic therapy.
Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium were quantified using the primers Ulac16S1F/Ulac16S1R (Khafipour et al.
coli (band 63) and Bifidobacterium genus (band 97), were almost constant being found in 14 and 12 neonates respectively.
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Does Yogurt Enriched with Bifidobacterium longum Affect Colonic Microbiology and Faecal Metabolites in Healthy Subjects?
The most frequently used genera fulfilling these criteria are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.
The researchers found that kids who were normal weight at age 7 had high levels of a species called Bifidobacterium (pronounced bih-FY-doh-bac-TEER-ee-um) in their intestines as babies.
There are many different species of bacteria in the human gut, but there are two types of bacteria that have generated particular interest for their beneficial properties, namely Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus.
Bifidobacterium, a genus of branched, rod-shaped microbes, dominates the guts of healthy, breast-fed infants, and the bacteria's presence has been linked to a well-functioning immune system.