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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:4, April, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(4): 384-392

Probiotics and its Effects on Human Health-A Review
R. Shyamala Gowri1*, P. Meenambigai1, P. Prabhavathi1, P. Raja Rajeswari1 and L. Arul Yesudoss2
1Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry, NS College of Arts and Science,Theni, Tamil Nadu, India- 625531
2Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Sourashtra College, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author

Probiotic is a live microbial food supplements with various beneficiary effects on human health. There are more evidence for the use of Probiotic as therapeutic substance for the treatment of different disorders like gastrointestinal infections, allergy, inflammatory bowel syndrome, pouchitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease, diarrhea, Colon cancer, etc., with dairy and non- dairy products. Probiotic not only beneficiary for humans, it is also used for animal health. This review reveals the uses of probiotics in human clinical traits.

Keywords: Lactobacillus sp, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Therapeutic agent

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Shyamala Gowri, R., P. Meenambigai, P. Prabhavathi, P. Raja Rajeswari and Arul Yesudoss, L. 2016. Probiotics and its Effects on Human Health-A ReviewInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(4): 384-392. doi:
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