Detection of Lactobacillus acidophilus in Feces of Humans

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/25/10 Detection of  Lactobacillus acidophilus  in  Feces of Humans, Pigs, and Chickens S.E. Gilliland, M.L. Speck, and C.G.  Morgan
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10/25/10 Background Information Lactobacillus acidophilus  is a bacterium that  forms lactic acid as the main end product of  carbohydrate metabolism.   Normal biota of the intestines. Anaerobic.
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10/25/10 Lactobacillus acidophilus
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10/25/10 Previous Studies Reports regarding importance of lactobacilli in  humans. Therapy involving consumption of  L. acidophilus Indications of possible “host specificity.”
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10/25/10 Purpose The purpose of the experiment is to incubate  lactobacillus selection agar (LBS) under different  conditions in-order to differentiate various groups  of lactobacilli, to see if a differentiation needs to be  made in incubation and selection for dietary  purposes.
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Methods
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2010 for the course BIO 0254495 taught by Professor Rastal during the Spring '10 term at Wheeling Jesuit.

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