Effect of Lactobacillus on Biological properties: Anticancer, immunomodulatory properties and improvement of bone health.

  • Priyanka Chandra Dairy Microbiology Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India


Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) such as Lactobacillus are important micro-organisms in a healthy human microbiotic environment. Lactobacillus strains are beneficial micro-organisms, isolated from the fermented dairy products are generally regarded as safe (GRAS) and which have been associated with several probiotic effects in both humans and animals. Recently, many research studies have focused on biological functions of Lactobacillus including antioxidant, anticancerous, antimicrobial, immunomodulatory and bone health. There are several interesting data on biological effect of fermented foods showing potential role of Lactobacillus strains. This review discuss about the studies which showed a positive effect of Lactobacillus strains on anticancer, immunomodulatory properties and improvement of bone health. Keywords: Lactobacillus, Anticancer, Immunomodulatory, Bone Health.

Author Biography

Priyanka Chandra, Dairy Microbiology Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India
Dairy Microbiology Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India


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