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..To study the effects of probiotics and yoghurt supplementation on colonic microflora in subjects with lactose intolerance (LI)...