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Record number 361075
Title What are probiotics? Attempts to functional definition of probiotics to improve credibility of probiotics in support of animal health
Author(s) Boersma, W.J.A.
Event European Probiotics Association Symposium, Lelystad, The Netherlands, 2003, 2003-02-11
Department(s) ID - Dier en Omgeving
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2003
Keyword(s) diervoeding - probiotica - voedertoevoegingen - diergezondheid - darmmicro-organismen - animal nutrition - probiotics - feed additives - animal health - intestinal microorganisms
Categories Feed Additives
Abstract The broad and vague definitions of probiotics have resulted in high expectations and as a result thereof to disappointments in usage to cure serious diseases such as cancer, autoimmunity in humans and to improve performance in farm animals. Probiotics should not be considered as panaceas
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