Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands
- Colonic fermentation may play a role in lactose intolerance in humansTao He
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
J Nutr 136:58-63. 2006..However, after lactose is hydrolyzed, a faster and higher production of microbial intermediate and end metabolites may be related to the occurrence of symptoms...
- Identification of bacteria with beta-galactosidase activity in faeces from lactase non-persistent subjectsTao He
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 54:463-9. 2005..Results suggest that the percentage or composition of the bacteria with beta-galactosidase activity in faeces do not play a role in lactose intolerance...
- Differential analysis of protein expression of Bifidobacterium grown on different carbohydratesTao He
Center for Medical Biomics, Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Microbiol Methods 69:364-70. 2007..These techniques are promising in studying metabolism of lactose and other substrates in a complex bacterial ecosystem such as the colonic microbiota...
- Extensive set of 16S rRNA-based probes for detection of bacteria in human fecesHermie J M Harmsen
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2982-90. 2002..Together, the group-specific probes detected 90% of the total bacterial cells...
- The physiology of colonic metabolism. Possibilities for interventions with pre- and probioticsMarion G Priebe
Department of Paediatrics, Laboratory Nutrition and Metabolism, Laboratory Centre CMC V, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, The Netherlands
Eur J Nutr 41:I2-10. 2002..Whether these modulations brought about by pre- or probiotics have an effect on the health of the host, however, needs to be established in most cases...
- The role of colonic microbiota in lactose intoleranceYan Zhong
Huaxi School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu, PR China
Dig Dis Sci 49:78-83. 2004..42, P = 0.03). The results suggest that an increased number of bacteria might contribute--by means of a higher fermentative capacity--to the reduction of lactose intolerance symptoms...
- [Effect of probiotics and yogurt on colonic microflora in subjects with lactose intolerance]Yan Zhong
Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 35:587-91. 2006..Supplementation of probiotics and yogurt could influence the colonic bacteria, and increase the number of main groups of colonic microflora, especially for Bifidobacteria, which could play important role in alleviating LI symptoms...