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Title:
PROBIOTIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/177556
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention features compositions and methods for modulation of the mucosal immune system. The compositions include foods fermented by the probiotic organism, Lactobacillus paracasei CBA L74 (International Depository Accession Number LMG P-24778). Alternatively the compositions can include L. paracasei CBA L74 and a physiologically acceptable carrier. In some embodiments, the L. paracasei CBA L74 can be non-replicating. The compositions can be administered to a subject having or at risk for gastrointestinal disorders related to immaturity of the immune system, infection or disease.

Inventors:
BUDELLI ANDREA (IT)
FASANO FRANCESCA ROMANA (IT)
TERZANO MIRYAM (IT)
BRAMATI LORENZO (IT)
Application Number:
US2012/042959
Publication Date:
May 10, 2013
Filing Date:
June 18, 2012
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Assignee:
HEINZ CO H J (US)
BUDELLI ANDREA (IT)
FASANO FRANCESCA ROMANA (IT)
TERZANO MIRYAM (IT)
BRAMATI LORENZO (IT)
International Classes:
A23C9/123; A23C9/152; A23C19/084; A23L1/30; A23L7/10; A23L33/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2007140622A12007-12-13
WO1997049303A11997-12-31
WO2008003782A12008-01-10
WO2012007794A12012-01-19
Foreign References:
US6599504B12003-07-29
EP0130228A11985-01-09
Other References:
See also references of EP 2734049A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
APICELLI, Samuel W. et al. (Duane Morris LLP, 30 South 17th StreetPhiladelphia, PA, 19013, US)
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