Prebiotic activity of garlic (Allium sativum) extract on Lactobacillus acidophilus.

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From: Veterinary World(Vol. 12, Issue 12)
Publisher: Veterinary World
Document Type: Article
Length: 4,340 words
Lexile Measure: 1480L

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Aim: The study aimed to examine the ability of prebiotic concentrations to increase the growth of probiotic bacteria in vitro. Materials and Methods: The probiotics used were Lactobacillus acidophilus and garlic (Allium sativum) extract. Results: The results showed that garlic can increase the growth of L. acidophilus bacteria with the lowest concentration of 4% being the most effective (p Conclusion: The results showed that garlic can increase the growth of L. acidophilus bacteria by a minimum of 4% (p Keywords: Allium sativum, prebiotics, probiotics, synbiotics.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A615693741