Journal: Inter. J. of Chemical and Analytical Science

Article Id: JPRS-NPs-0000379
Title: Plant Derived Probiotics and Prebiotics: Possibilites are Immense
Category: Natural Products
Section: Research Article
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    Probiotics are living microbial organisms whereas prebiotics are non-digestible food ingredients which are by selectively stimulating the growth and activity of one or a limited number of bacteria in the colon benefit our health when they are administered in the right amounts. There are many different types of probiotic cultures which can provide various benefits. Recent research shows positive affects from certain pro as well as prebiotics on intestinal microflora and/or different intestinal functions such as improving intestinal motility and managing diarrhea.For prevention and treatment of allergic diseases also, probiotic bacteria are candidate agents. Probiotics are proposed to provide beneficial immunoregulatory signals which aid in oral tolerance achievement and alleviation of symptoms of allergic diseases. Various studies have demonstrated their positive clinical effects on the prevention and treatment of atopic diseases, but immunological effects of probiotic bacteria are poorly known..The role of probiotics and prebiotics in cancer is not hidden. Evidence also suggest from a wide range of sources supports the view that colonic microflora is involved in the aetiology of cancer. The significant contribution of prebiotics in maintaining the cvs system upright is now being scientifically proven. This review is an attempt to highlight the current aspects of prebiotics and probiotics and to be aware of the recent researches being associated with them.

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    Goutam Kumar Jana*, Anshita Gupta, Rashmi Solanki, Ragini Patel, Deependra Soni

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    1*Department of Pharmacognosy, Gayatri College of Pharmacy, Sambalpur, Orissa, India, 768200.

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    Mr.Goutam Kumar Jana, Asst. Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy,
    Gayatri College of Pharmacy, Sambalpur, Orissa, India, 768200.


    Received on: 20-05-2010; Revised on: 16-06-2010; Accepted on:15-07-2010

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    Author:

    Goutam Kumar Jana*, Anshita Gupta, Rashmi Solanki, Ragini Patel, Deependra Soni

    Title:Plant Derived Probiotics and Prebiotics: Possibilites are Immense
    Journal:Inter. J. of Chemical and Analytical Science
    Vol(issue):1 (August)
    Year:2010
    Page No: (177-180)
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    Methodology:Probiotics and Prebiotics
    Research Materials:Plant Derived

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Probiotics Prebiotics Allergy Colon cancer

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