Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/8061
Title: <b>Fishery</b>
Issue Date: Feb-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">The word probiotic is derived <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">from the Greek, meaning “for life’’, and <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">has acquired several meanings over the <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">years. It is a term used to describe <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">substances secreted by one organism that <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">stimulate the growth of another. It thus <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">meant the exact opposite of antibiotic. In <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">another words organisms and substances <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">which contribute to intestinal microbial <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">balance are known are probiotics. This <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">definition relates probiotics to the <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">intestinal microflora. Thus, probiotics is <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">a live microbial feed supplement that <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">beneficially affects the host animal by <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">improving its intestinal microbial balance. <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">The live-culture of natural and beneficial <i><span style="font-family: Times-Italic; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">Bacilli </span></i><span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">can be introduced into an animal <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">gut in massive numbers to supplement <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">those already present. The increasing level <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">of beneficial organisms in the gut can <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">crowd out the existing pathogens by their <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">proliferation and establishment in the gut. <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">The recent definition of probiotics is given <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">as a viable mono or mixed culture of <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">organisms which, when applied to animals <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">or man beneficially affects the host by <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">improving the properties of indigenous <span style="font-family: Garamond-BookCondensed; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">flora. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>
Description: 53
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8061
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
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