Lactobacillus gasseri

About Lactobacillus gasseri

L. gasseri is an anaerobic, gram-positive bacterium that produces lactic acid. It is typically found in the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and animals.

Possible Benefits

Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055 (LG2055), may reduce the level of fat in animals latest study, subjects consumed a fermented milk product containing LG2055 for twelve weeks, at which point they showed a 4.6 per cent reduction in abdominal fat, a 3.3 per cent reduction in subcutaneous fat, an overall drop in body weight of 1.4 per cent and a waist size decrease of 1.8 per cent..

L. gasseri demonstrates good survival in the GI tract (Conway et al., 1982; Pedrosa et al., 1995) and has been associated with a variety of probiotic activities and roles including reduction of fecal mutagenic enzymes (Pedrosa et al., 1995), adherence to intestinal tissues (Conway et al, 1987; Greene and Klaenhammer, 1994), stimulation of macrophages (Kirjavainen et al., 1999; Kitazawa et al., 1994; Tejada-Simon et al., 1999; Tejada-Simon and Pestka, 1999), and production of bacteriocins

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  1. Peter Haslam

     /  January 14, 2015

    Where can I purchase Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055 (LG2055)


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