Phenotyping and genotyping are both essential to identify and classify a probiotic microorganism

The use of probiotic products, especially for humans, requires an unequivocal taxonomical definition of their microbial content, in order to assign the probiotic effects to well identified and characterized microbial strains. In the absence of this, the labeling of some marketed probiotics may be mi...

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Main Authors: Gianfranco Donelli, Claudia Vuotto, Paola Mastromarino
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2013-03-01
Series:Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
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