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Lactobacillus plantarum strain 299v (Code C90549)

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Preferred Name: Lactobacillus plantarum strain 299v

Definition: A nutritional supplement containing a strain of the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum 299v (Lp 299v) with potential antimicrobial, immune-boosting, and anti-inflammatory activities. Upon oral ingestion, L. plantarum strain 299v adheres to the intestinal mucosa, modulates the composition of the normal microflora, helps maintain adequate colonization of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and improves digestion and metabolism. Upon colonization of the GI tract, the probiotic may form a protective barrier, thereby preventing attachment of pathogens, protecting against infections and boosting the immune system. In addition, Lp 299v stimulates the secretion of protective mucin and produces lactic acid and hydrogen peroxide as well as other substances, thereby creating an acidic environment which prevents growth of pathogens.

Display Name: Lactobacillus plantarum strain 299v

Label: Lactobacillus plantarum strain 299v

NCI Thesaurus Code: C90549 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL416233  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
DSM 9843
Lactobacillus plantarum strain 299v
Lp 299v

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 665726
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 665726 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C90549
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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