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Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus casei LC5, a potential probiotics for atopic dermatitis.

Authors: Kang, Jisu and Chung, Won-Hyong and Lim, Tae-Joong and Whon, Tae Woong and Lim, Sanghyun and Nam, Young-Do

Probiotics are living microorganisms providing health beneficial effect to the host (1). Probiotics have been used for the treatment or prevention of various diseases related to diarrhea (2), cho- lesterol (3) immune function (4), and inflammatory bowel disease (5). In addition, recent study also presents that probiotic bacteria in the Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus genera are able to have therapeutic effects in the patients of psychological disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and memory (6).

Journal: Frontiers in immunology
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00413
Year: 2017

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