L. plantarum L. rhamnosus
Gastric Juice Tolerance log10 CFU/ml at 0 min 11.45 ± 0.21 11.66 ± 0.26
log10 CFU/ml at 120 min 10.38 ± 0.01 10.58 ± 0.15
Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (μg/ml) Streptomycin 256 128
Ampicillin 128 64
Tetracycline 32 16
Chloramphenicol 4   2
Bile Salt Hydrolase Activity (nmoles/ml/min)   255 ± 17.32 253 ± 12.58
Cholesterol reduction (μg/ml) After 24 h of incubation 25 ± 4.97 22 ± 7.64
The data presented in this table are means of three replicates ± standard deviation
Table 1: Probiotic evaluation of L. plantarum and L. rhamnosus.