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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The genome sequence of Bifidobacterium longum subsp infantis reveals adaptations for milk utilization within the infant microbiome.
thermophilus EMCC 11044 and Bifidobacterium species including Bifidobacterium bifidum ATCC 11547, Bifidobacterium longum ATCC 11549, Bifidobacterium infantis ATCC 11551, Bifidobacterium adolescentis ATCC 11550, and Bifidobacterium breve ATCC 11548 were provided by Cairo Microbiological Resources Center, Egypt.
En total cinco cepas bacterianas fueron empleadas, tres cepas de enterobacterias: Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, Salmonella thyphimurium ATCC 14028, Salmonella enteritidis ATCC 13922, y dos cepas de bacterias acidolacticas: Lactobacillus acidophillus ATCC 4356 y Bifidobacterium breve ATCC 15700.
Two responses were studied in this research: survival of Lactobacillus and survival of Bifidobacterium. The experimental design was a Box Behncken Design (BBD; Box and Behncken, 1960) with three factors and three levels.
Growth and viability of commercial Bifidobacterium ssp in skim milk containing oligosaccharides and inulin.
As babies, the heavy kids had fewer Bifidobacterium and higher amounts of staph.
Bifidobacterium microbes were twice as abundant in the poop of infants who grew up to be kids of a healthy weight than of those who became overweight, the researchers report in the March American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Two studies have included more than 100 patients and showed improvements over placebo groups when treatments included four probiotics or an encapsulated form of Bifidobacterium infantis.
The probiotic strains that companies add to foods are mainly members of the Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species.
Following serial dilutions, 100 mL of bifidobacterium was planted into selective agar medium (BSM, Oxoid, USA).