2011

Probiotic Bacteria and Enteric Infections

Cytoprotection by Probiotic Bacteria

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0385-8 (Print) 978-94-007-0386-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

  2. Introduction and History of Probiotics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-37

      Probiotics: From the Ancient Wisdom to the Actual Therapeutical and Nutraceutical Perspective

  3. The Gut Microorganisms and Probiotics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 41-63

      The Intestinal Microbiota and Probiotics

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      Pages 65-85

      Ecology of Probiotics and Enteric Protection

  4. Pathophysiology of Enteric Disorders Due to Disturbed Microbiota

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-111

      Factors Causing Disturbances of the Gut Microbiota

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 113-130

      The Gut Microbiota, Probiotics and Infectious Disease

  5. Application of Molecular Biology and -omics of Probiotics in Enteric Protection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-153

      Application of Molecular Biology and Genomics of Probiotics for Enteric Cytoprotection

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      Pages 155-168

      Application of Probiotic Proteomics in Enteric Cytoprotection

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 169-185

      Promoting Gut Health with Probiotic Metabolomics

  6. Probiotics, Gut Immunology and Enteric Protection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 189-205

      Microbiota, Probiotics and Natural Immunity of the Gut

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 207-219

      Interaction of Probiotics with the Acquired Immune System in the Gut

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 221-261

      The Protective Role of Probiotics in Disturbed Enteric Microbiota

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 263-286

      Modulation of Immune System by Probiotics to Protect Against Enteric Disorders

  7. Probiotics for Enteric Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 287-287

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 289-311

      Probiotic-Pathogen Interactions and Enteric Cytoprotection

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 313-354

      Bacteriocins of Probiotics and Enteric Cytoprotection

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 355-373

      Probiotics in Clinical Practice as Therapeutics Against Enteric Disorders

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 375-397

      Potential Mechanisms of Enteric Cytoprotection by Probiotics: Lessons from Cultured Human Intestinal Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 399-426

      Probiotics and Enteric Cancers

  8. The Future of Probiotics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 427-427

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 429-443

      Designer Probiotics and Enteric Cytoprotection

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 445-464

      Future Prospects of Probiotics as Therapeutics Against Enteric Disorders

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 446-446