Lactobacillus reuteri (formerly buchneri) – Lb26 (DSM 16341)

    Healthy aging

    Under worldwide exclusive license from BIOMAN for nutraceutical and pharma applications


    Carrier of selenium with high bioavailability • Organic selenium from probiotic strain allergen free with High Bioavailability: Protection of DNA, proteins and lipids from oxidative damage • Normal function of the immune system • Maintenance of normal bone • Normal cognitive function

    Scientific support

    In vitro study
    a) Mogna L. et al. Selenium and zinc internalized by Lactobacillus buchneri Lb26 (DSM 16341) and Bifidobacterium lactis Bb1 (DSM 17850): improved bioavailability using a new biological approach. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012; 46 Suppl:S41-5.
    b) Mangiapane E. et al. An integrated proteomic and physiological approach to understand the adhesion mechanism of the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri Lb26 DSM16341. Journal of integrated Omics, 2013.
    c) Galano E. et al. Privileged Incorporation of Selenium as Selenocysteine in Lactobacillus reuteri Proteins Demonstrated by Selenium-specific Imaging and Proteomics. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics 12.8, 2013.
    d) Mangiapane E. et al. Selenium effects on the metabolism of a Se-metabolizing Lactobacillus reuteri: analysis of envelope-enriched and extracellular proteomes. The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014.
    e) Mangiapane E. et al. Selenium and Selenoproteins: An Overview on Different Biological Systems. Current Protein and Peptide Science, 2014, 15, 598-607.

    + Further studies on the characterization of Lb26 and its metabolism of selenium available upon request