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16S Ribosomal DNA Terminal Restriction Fragment Pattern Analysis of Bacterial Communities in Feces of Rats Fed Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • Christopher W. Kaplan, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • Johanna C. Astaire, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • M. E. Sanders, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • Bandaru S. Reddy, American Health Foundation, Valhalla, NY
  • Christopher L. Kitts, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Publication Date
5-1-2001
Abstract
16S ribosomal DNA terminal restriction fragment patterns from rat fecal samples were analyzed to track the dynamics of Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM and discern bacterial populations that changed during feeding with NCFM. Lactobacillus johnsonii and Ruminococcus flavefaciens were tentatively identified as such bacterial populations. The presence of L. johnsonii was confirmed by isolation from feces.
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Citation Information
Christopher W. Kaplan, Johanna C. Astaire, M. E. Sanders, Bandaru S. Reddy, et al.. "16S Ribosomal DNA Terminal Restriction Fragment Pattern Analysis of Bacterial Communities in Feces of Rats Fed Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM" Applied and Environmental Microbiology Vol. 67 Iss. 4 (2001) p. 1935 - 1939
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ckitts/17/