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Slide Show: The Double Face of Bacteria and the Ambiguous Role of Some Probiotics

Since their discovery, and until recent times, microorganisms have generally been regarded as dangerous, however it was only after the Second World War that some microorganisms, especially bacteria, began to be considered useful for their probiotic properties. This slide show, adapted from chapter 9 of CRC Press’ e-book “Interactive Probiotics,” explores the history and roles of probiotics.

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