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Some insights into the derivation and early uses of the word ‘probiotic’

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 March 2007

J. M. T. Hamilton-Miller*
Department of Medical Microbiology Royal Free University College Medical SchoolLondon NW3 2PFUK
G. R. Gibson
Unit of Food Microbial Sciences School of Food Biosciences University of Reading Reading RG6 6AP UK
W. Bruck
Unit of Food Microbial Sciences School of Food Biosciences University of Reading Reading RG6 6AP UK
*Corresponding author: Professor J. M. T. Hamilton-Miller, fax +44 20 7435 9694, email
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