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5834043 Lactobacillus sake like strains, production and use of their exopolysaccharides  
New Lactobacillus sake like strains are provided obtainable from meat products, which strains are capable of producing an exopolysaccharide having shear-thinning properties, even at low...
5827552 Production of fermented food products  
This invention discloses novel methods of making fermented food products such as yogurt. It also discloses novel Lactobacillus bulgaricus organisms for making fermented food products which are...
5821088 Use of gram-positive bacteria to express recombinant proteins  
A novel system for cloning and expression of genes in gram-positive bacteria. The expression system is based on the finding that many gram-positive bacteria sort proteins to their cell surface...
5798237 Recombinant lactobacillus for fermentation of xylose to lactic acid and lactate  
A recombinant Lactobacillus MONT4 is provided which has been genetically engineered with xylose isomerase and xylulokinase genes from Lactobacillus pentosus to impart to the Lactobacillus MONT4...
5786184 Lactic bacteria producing exopolysaccharides  
DNA fragment of genomic origin coding for at least one enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of an EPS, and capable, following the transformation of a lactic bacteria, of restoring the production of...
5759843 Bacterial compositions for inhibiting food spoilage  
A novel strain, Lactobacillus sp. AS-1A (ATCC No. 69890) is described for use in inhibiting bacteria in foods, particularly at refrigeration temperatures. Lactobacillus sp. AS-1A (ATCC No. 69890)...
5747020 Bacterial treatment for silage  
Silage is preserved by treatment with a small, but silage preserving effective amount of a seven strain inoculant, in which five of the strains are members of the Lactobacillus plantarum taxon and...
5747310 Gene integration into chromosomes of lactobacillus delbrueckii species and integrants thereof  
A gene to be integrated is bound to pAMβ1 plasmid to construct an integration plasmid, which is conjugally transferred into chromosomal DNA of a strain of Lactobacillus delbrueckii species....
5716615 Dietary and pharmaceutical compositions containing lyophilized lactic bacteria, their preparation and use  
A pharmaceutical composition containing several different bacteria including Streptococcus thermophilus, Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria is disclosed. The bacteria are present in the composition...
5709857 Lactobacillus strains of human origin, their compositons and uses thereof  
The present invention concerns Lactobacillus strains and pharmaceutical compositions containing them.
5707854 Lactic acid bacteria of the Genus lactobacillus  
Lactic acid bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus do not exhibit deconjugation of bile acids and inhibition of nutrient absorption, and exhibit lowering of cholesterol in blood and liver. The...
5705152 Antimicrobial composition  
An antimicrobial composition comprising an antimicrobial material derived from the plant family Allium together with non-pathogenic microorganisms of at least one species, in which the...
5705339 Methods for the detection of the bacterial agents causing spoilage of beer  
Nucleic acid sequences which preferentially bind to the rRNA or rDNA of microorganisms which cause the spoilage of beer are disclosed. The beer spoilage microorganisms are predominantly of the...
5702943 Process for preparing a biomass on a cereal medium, use of the products so prepared and panification ferment  
A biomass which can be used directly as panification ferment without previous separation of the culture medium and the biomass and without addition of industrial yeast is prepared by cultivating...
5702942 Microorganism strains that produce a high proportion of alternan to dextran  
A rapid screening procedure to select microorganism strains that produce a high proportion of alternan to dextran and a high proportion of alternansucrase to dextransucrase is described. Strains...
5700684 Process for preparing a biomass, use of the biomass so prepared, and panification ferment  
A biomass constituted of yeast and of lactic acid bacteria, which can be used directly as panification ferment without previous separation of the culture medium and the biomass, is prepared by...
5695796 Fermented milk product  
Lactic acid bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus having the following specific properties: (1) an increased amount of acidity of lactic acid when storing a product cultured by the bacteria at 10°...
5688683 Plasmid pBUL1 derived from a lactobacillus and derivatives thereof  
Disclosed is the plasmid pBUL1 having a restriction endonuclease cleavage map as shown in FIG. 1 and having a length of about 7.9 kbp and its derivatives. The plasmid was isolated from...
5677166 Compositions and methods for phage resistance in dairy fermentations  
A latococcal- and streptococcal-phage-resistant starter culture for fermenting milk comprises a food-grade bacterium from the genera Pediococcus, Leuconostoc, Lactococcus, Streptococcus, or...
5662900 Method of increasing interferon production in humans  
A composition containing powdered Lactobacillus brevis subsp. coagulans is used to enhance the immunological functions of a patient, particularly with respect to increasing interferon production,...
5656471 Lactate oxidase with an improved thermal stability and gene of the same  
A lactate oxidase (LOD15, LOD1, LOD16) shows an enzymatic activity under a reaction represented by "L-lactate+oxygen➝pyruvic acid+hydrogen peroxide". A DNA molecule comprises nucleotide sequences...
5645830 Lactobacillus and skim milk compositions and methods for preventing microbial urogenital infections  
This invention relates to Lactobacillus, skim milk, Lactobacillus Growth Factor (LGF) and Lactobacillus compositions and methods of employing the compositions for preventing urogenital infections....
5643779 Nucleic acid coding for an α-acetolactate synthase from lactococcus and its applications  
The nucleic acid coding for an α-acetolactate synthase from Lactococcus is provided, as well as vectors containing this nucleic acid and the use of these vectors for transforming microorganisms in...
5639659 Process for inhibiting the growth of bacteria using bacteriocins produced by Propionibacterium jensenii strain ATCC 4872  
An anti-bacterial agent for controlling the growth of certain lactic acid bacteria is provided. The anti-bacterial agent, or bacteriocin, is produced by Propionibacterium jensenii, and...
5637494 Stabilized cultures of microorganisms  
Cultures of microorganisms, particularly in freeze dried form, include an ascorbic acid antioxidant and a monocarboxylic α-amino acid each of which are present at a mass fraction of 0.05 to 0.3....
5635368 Bioreactor with immobilized lactic acid bacteria and the use thereof  
The invention relates to a bioreactor with immobilized lactic acid bacteria which is characterized in that the bacteria are fixed on the surface of a substantially non-compressible carrier which...
5627072 Food-grade vector suitable for transforming a food-grade host cell use of said vector for transforming food-grade host cells and use of said transformed cells in biotransformation processes  
A food-grade vector is provided which is suitable for transforming a food-grade host cell and is incapable of replicating autonomously in the host cell due to deletion of the replicase gene.
5618723 Method of eliminating genetic routes for bacteriophage evolution and products produced thereby  
A process of identifying and disrupting bacterial DNA sequences that contribute to the evolution of new lytic bacteriophages is described. Vectors and recombinant bacteria for use in producing...
5603930 Lactobacillus johnsonii CNCM I-1225  
Lactobacillus johnsonii strain CNCM I-1225 adheres to Caco-2 cells and inhibits adhesion thereto by enterovirulent and enteroinvasive pathogens.
5601999 Antitumor polysaccharide-glycan complexes  
An antitumor agent is provided by including, as an active ingredient, a polysaccharide-glycan complex obtained by treating a Gram-positive bacteria such as lactic acid bacteria and Bifidobacterium...
5591428 Intestine colonizing lactobacilli  
A process for isolation of a strain of Lactobacillus having the ability of being established on human intestinal mucosa in vivo and being able to remain therein after oral administration for at...
5580764 Process for microbial reduction producing 4(S)-hydroxy-6(S)methyl-thienopyran derivatives  
A compound of formula ##STR1## in which X is hydrogen or a group of formula --SO2 NH2 is reduced to the trans (4S,6S) form of the corresponding alcohol by an enzyme reduction system.
5578302 Treatment of stomach ulcers  
Stomach ulcers are treated by administering orally to a human in need thereof an anti-Helicobacter pylori effective amount of a composition containing, in combination with an ingestible support, a...
5556785 Lactobacillus used to enhance immunological functions  
A composition containing powdered Lactobacillus brevis subsp. coagulans is used to enhance the immunological functions of a patient, particularly with respect to increasing interferon production,...
5545554 Lactobacillus bulgaricus having decreased acid production and/or improved aroma and flavor production  
The present invention concerns Lactobacillus bulgaricus wherein the lactate dehydrogenase activity is lower than 50%, preferably lower than 10%, of the lactate dehydrogenase activity of...
5541111 Lactobacillus helveticus mutants having low increase in acidity of lactic acid during storage  
Lactic acid bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus having the following specific properties: (1) an increased amount of acidity of lactic acid when storing a product cultured by the bacteria at 10°...
5520936 Food additive intended for human consumption and as animal feed and foodstuffs containing it  
A microbial food additive for human consumption or as animal feed comprises at least one isolated strain of Sporolactobacillus selected from the group consisting of Sporolactobacillus inulinus and...
5516684 Biologically pure culture of Lactobacillus acidophilus FERM-P-14204 or FERM-P-14205  
Lactic acid bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus which do not exhibit deconjugation of bile acids and inhibition of nutrient absorption, and exhibit lowering of cholesterol in blood and liver....
5484909 Nucleic acid probes for the detection of bacteria of the genera Pediococcus and Lactobacillus and methods for the detection of the bacterial agents causing spoilage of beer  
Nucleic acid sequences which preferentially bind to the rRNA or rDNA of microorganisms which cause the spoilage of beer are disclosed. The beer spoilage microorganisms are predominantly of the...
5480641 Feed additive which consists of whey and Lactobacillus reuteri and a method of delivering Lactobacillus reuteri to the gastrointestinal tract  
A method of establishing direct feed microorganisms such as Lactobacillus reuteri in the gastrointestinal tract of avian organisms, in which the direct feed microorganisms are added to whey and...
5474932 Intestine colonizing strains of lactobacilli  
A process for isolation of a strain of Lactobacillus having the ability of being established on human intestinal mucosa in vivo and being able to remain therein after oral administration for at...
5458875 In ovo method for delivering Lactobacillus reuteri to the gastrointestinal tract of poultry  
A method of establishing direct feed microorganisms such as Lactobacillus reuteri in the gastrointestinal tract of avian organisms in which eggs are inoculated with living cells of the microorganism.
5420021 Process for the preparation of α-acetolactic acid  
The invention relates to a process for the production of α-acetolactate and/or diacetyl, wherein a recombinant micro-organism containing an α-acetolactate synthase-encoding sequence is incubated...
5416020 Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus strain and fermentation process for producing L-(+)-lactic acid  
Lactobacillus delbrueckii sub-species bulgaricus ATCC-55163, a strain of Lactobacillus delbrueckii sub-species bulgaricus that can produce essentially stereoisometrically pure L-(+)-lactic acid,...
5401501 Methods for maintaining and administering live probiotic as feed additives for animals  
Methods for maintaining and for preparing at a livestock feedlot a concentrated suspension of bacteria at a known, accurate concentration and for storing the prepared suspension for prolonged...
5378458 Lactobacillus casei ssp. rhamosus, bacterial preparations comprising said strain, and use of said strain and preparations for the controlling of yeast and moulds  
The invention relates to a novel microorganism strain Lactobacillus casei ssp. rhamnosus LC-705, DSM 7061, having a yeast and mold controlling effect, to bacterial preparations comprising this...
5372810 Composition for the prevention and treatment of diarrhea in livestock  
A composition and method for the prevention and treatment of diarrhea in domesticated animals, comprising sterilized cells of aerobic bacteria belonging to the genus Bacillus, Brevibacterium,...
5371011 Mold control in forage  
Anti-fungal and anti-microbial bacterial strains of Serratia are used in the preparation and preservation of animal feedstuffs made from forage. Bacterial strains of Serratia rubidaea are...
5354687 Lactobacillus casei (BP-4442)  
Described herein is a bacterium having high antimutagenicity against mutagens and belonging to the genus of Lactobacillus. The mutagens may comprise both a base-pair change mutagen and a...
5322781 Procedure for the preparation of D-(-)-lactic acid with Lactobacillus bulgaricus  
The invention relates to a procedure for the preparation of D-(-)-lactic acid in which a strain of Lactobacillus bulgaricus capable of converting lactose into D-(-)-lactic acid to an extent of...