Table 2: Commercially used probiotics Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria [12, 77].

Strain Country Company
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Finland Valio Dairy, Helsinki
Lactobacillus johnsonii Lal Switzerland Nestle, Lausanne
Lactobacillus casei Shirota Japan Yakult, Tokyo
Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM USA Rhodia, Madison
L. casei CRL-43i Gilliland (La-Mo) USA Chr. Hansens, Wisconsin
Lactobacillus reuteri SD 2112 USA BioGaia, North Carolina
Lactobacillus plantarum 299V Sweden Probi, Lund
L. rhamnosus 271 and L. casei DN 014001 France Danone
Lactobacillus delbruekii subsp bulgaricus 2038 and Streptococcus thermophilus 1131 Japan Meiji milk products, Tokyo
Lactobacillus acidophilus SBT-2062 and Bifidobacterium longum SBT-2928 Japan Snow brand milk
Saccharomyces boulardii USA Products, Tokyo
B. longum BB536 Japan Biocodex, Seattle
Bifidobacterium breve Yakult Japan Morinaga milk industry
Yakult, Tokyo

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