Bifidobacteria and Microflora
Online ISSN : 1884-5126
Print ISSN : 0286-9306
ISSN-L : 0286-9306
Ecology of Bifidobacterium in the Human Intestinal Flora
Masahiko MUTAIRyuichiro TANAKA
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1987 Volume 6 Issue 2 Pages 33-41

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In this review, we present the evidence for the establishment and the succession of Bifidobacterium flora in the human intestine and suggest that the number of the Bifidobacterium is the potential marker of the stability of human intestinal flora. The significance of Bifidobacterium with regard to colonization resistance is dicussed.

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