Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG


Alias: Lactobacillus rhamnosus ATCC 53103, Lactobacillus rhamnosus str. GG, Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG

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  1. Douillard F, Rasinkangas P, von Ossowski I, Reunanen J, Palva A, de Vos W. Functional identification of conserved residues involved in Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG sortase specificity and pilus biogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:15764-75 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG, a well known probiotic bacterium, also displays on its cell surface mucus-binding pilus structures, ..
  2. Álvarez B, Krogh Andersen K, Tellgren Roth C, Martínez N, Günaydın G, Lin Y, et al. An Exopolysaccharide-Deficient Mutant of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Efficiently Displays a Protective Llama Antibody Fragment against Rotavirus on Its Surface. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015;81:5784-93 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to develop such an alternative therapy, the effectiveness of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG to produce and display a VHH antibody fragment (referred to as anti-rotavirus protein 1 [ARP1]) on the ..
  3. Moslehi Jenabian S, Gori K, Jespersen L. AI-2 signalling is induced by acidic shock in probiotic strains of Lactobacillus spp. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;135:295-302 pubmed publisher
    ..This might be important in the survival of these bacteria during the passage through the gastrointestinal tract, and further influence the cell-to-cell communication among bacteria in the intestinal microbiota...
  4. Nakayama J, Akkermans A, de Vos W. High-throughput PCR screening of genes for three-component regulatory system putatively involved in quorum sensing from low-G + C gram-positive bacteria. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:480-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicated the usefulness of this high-throughput gene screening and suggested that the three-component regulatory gene cassette are widely present...
  5. Lebeer S, De Keersmaecker S, Verhoeven T, Fadda A, Marchal K, Vanderleyden J. Functional analysis of luxS in the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG reveals a central metabolic role important for growth and biofilm formation. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:860-71 pubmed publisher
    ..We have previously reported that the well-documented probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, a human isolate, produces AI-2-like molecules. In this study, we identified the luxS homologue of L...
  6. Perea V lez M, Verhoeven T, Draing C, von Aulock S, Pfitzenmaier M, Geyer A, et al. Functional analysis of D-alanylation of lipoteichoic acid in the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:3595-604 pubmed publisher
    ..The insertional inactivation of dltD of the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) resulted in the complete absence of D-alanyl esters in the LTA as confirmed by nuclear ..
  7. Lebeer S, Verhoeven T, Perea V lez M, Vanderleyden J, De Keersmaecker S. Impact of environmental and genetic factors on biofilm formation by the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:6768-75 pubmed publisher
    b>Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) is one of the clinically best-studied probiotic organisms. Moreover, L. rhamnosus GG displays very good in vitro adherence to epithelial cells and mucus. Here, we report that L...
  8. Lebeer S, Verhoeven T, Francius G, Schoofs G, Lambrichts I, Dufr ne Y, et al. Identification of a Gene Cluster for the Biosynthesis of a Long, Galactose-Rich Exopolysaccharide in Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Functional Analysis of the Priming Glycosyltransferase. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:3554-63 pubmed publisher
    ..steps in the biosynthesis of extracellular polysaccharides (EPS) of the well-documented probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Subsequent mutation of the welE gene, encoding the priming glycosyltransferase within this cluster, and ..
  9. V lez M, Petrova M, Lebeer S, Verhoeven T, Claes I, Lambrichts I, et al. Characterization of MabA, a modulator of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG adhesion and biofilm formation. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2010;59:386-98 pubmed publisher
    Abstract The probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, first isolated from healthy human gut microbiota, has been reported to adhere very well to components of the intestinal mucosa, thereby enabling transient colonization of the ..

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  1. von Ossowski I, Satokari R, Reunanen J, Lebeer S, De Keersmaecker S, Vanderleyden J, et al. Functional characterization of a mucus-specific LPXTG surface adhesin from probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:4465-72 pubmed publisher
    In spite of the wealth of clinical evidence supporting the health benefits of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in humans, there is still a lack of understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind its probiosis...
  2. Reunanen J, von Ossowski I, Hendrickx A, Palva A, de Vos W. Characterization of the SpaCBA pilus fibers in the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:2337-44 pubmed publisher
    b>Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is a human intestinal isolate that has been studied intensively because of its probiotic properties. We have previously shown that L...