Evaluation of probiotic potential of lactic acid bacteria to reduce in vitro cholesterol

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Cueto, Clementina; Aragón, Stephania;
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Trujillo
  • Journal: Scientia Agropecuaria (issn: 2077-9917, eissn: 2306-6741)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17268/sci.agropecu.2012.01.06
  • Subject: Agriculture | S1-972 | cardiovascular disease | enzyme bile salt hydrolase | S | Lactobacillus | Agriculture (General) | Lactobacillus, cardiovascular disease, enzyme bile salt hydrolase, cholesterol reduction. | Lactobacillus, enfermedades cardiovasculares, hidrolasa sales biliares, reducción colesterol. | cholesterol reduction.

Daily consumption of probiotics reduce levels of serum cholesterol by up to 3%, which is significant to prevent hypercholesterolemia, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and cause of mortality. The genus Lactobacillus is used in industry as a probiotic and some spe... View more