Adhesion of Weissella cibaria to the Epithelial Cells and Factors Affecting its Adhesion



Source : J Bacterol Virol. 2006;36(3):151–157. / KCI / in vitro

Authors : Mi-Sun Kang, MeiShan Piao, Boo-Ahn Shin, Hyun-Chul Lee and Jong-Suk Oh



(A) A scanning electron micrograph of probiotic oraCMS2 which adhered to KB cells(the surface of the gums), an epithelial cell line. 

By preoccupying the sites, the probiotics, which are beneficial to oral health, prevent the adhesion of pathogens to gums, thereby inhibiting activities of pathogens.


Adhesion of Weissella cibaria


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