L Masco

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of Bifidobacterium species using rep-PCR fingerprinting
    Liesbeth Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:557-63. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Polyphasic taxonomic analysis of Bifidobacterium animalis and Bifidobacterium lactis reveals relatedness at the subspecies level: reclassification of Bifidobacterium animalis as Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis subsp. nov. and Bifidobacterium lact
    Liesbeth Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1137-43. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Culture-dependent and culture-independent qualitative analysis of probiotic products claimed to contain bifidobacteria
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Food Microbiol 102:221-30. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bifidobacterium strains from humans, animals and probiotic products
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:85-94. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of real-time PCR targeting the 16S rRNA and recA genes for the enumeration of bifidobacteria in probiotic products
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:351-7. 2007
  6. pmc Development and validation of a nested-PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis method for taxonomic characterization of bifidobacterial communities
    R Temmerman
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6380-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint In vitro assessment of the gastrointestinal transit tolerance of taxonomic reference strains from human origin and probiotic product isolates of Bifidobacterium
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Dairy Sci 90:3572-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and diversity of tetracycline resistant lactic acid bacteria and their tet genes along the process line of fermented dry sausages
    Dirk Gevers
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:277-83. 2003

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of Bifidobacterium species using rep-PCR fingerprinting
    Liesbeth Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:557-63. 2003
    ..In conclusion, rep-PCR fingerprinting using the BOXA1R primer can be considered as a promising genotypic tool for the identification of a wide range of bifidobacteria at the species, subspecies and potentially up to the strain level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Polyphasic taxonomic analysis of Bifidobacterium animalis and Bifidobacterium lactis reveals relatedness at the subspecies level: reclassification of Bifidobacterium animalis as Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis subsp. nov. and Bifidobacterium lact
    Liesbeth Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1137-43. 2004
    ..e. Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis subsp. nov. (type strain R101-8T=LMG 10508T=ATCC 25527T=DSM 20104T=JCM 1190T) and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis subsp. nov. (type strain UR1T=LMG 18314T=DSM 10140T=JCM 10602T)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Culture-dependent and culture-independent qualitative analysis of probiotic products claimed to contain bifidobacteria
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Food Microbiol 102:221-30. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bifidobacterium strains from humans, animals and probiotic products
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology, Ghent University K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:85-94. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the antimicrobial susceptibility of a taxonomically diverse set of Bifidobacterium strains to different classes of antimicrobial agents using a recently described medium...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of real-time PCR targeting the 16S rRNA and recA genes for the enumeration of bifidobacteria in probiotic products
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:351-7. 2007
    ..Depending on the application, both assays proved to be rapid and reproducible alternatives for culture-based detection and quantification of bifidobacteria in probiotic products...
  6. pmc Development and validation of a nested-PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis method for taxonomic characterization of bifidobacterial communities
    R Temmerman
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6380-5. 2003
    ..Because no further cloning and sequencing of the DGGE bands is necessary, this nested-PCR-DGGE technique can be completed within a 24-h span, allowing the species-specific monitoring of temporal changes in the bifidobacterial community...
  7. ncbi request reprint In vitro assessment of the gastrointestinal transit tolerance of taxonomic reference strains from human origin and probiotic product isolates of Bifidobacterium
    L Masco
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Dairy Sci 90:3572-8. 2007
    ..The assay used in this study allows an initial assessment of strains for use as probiotic cultures prior to selecting potential candidate strains for further investigation in vivo...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and diversity of tetracycline resistant lactic acid bacteria and their tet genes along the process line of fermented dry sausages
    Dirk Gevers
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:277-83. 2003
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