The new strain Lactobacillus reuteri

The new strain Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 can be considered comparable to Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC 55730 in all aspects of probiotic function: genetic sequence information has shown the irrelevance of the genes of the plasmids to the functions of the strain, and also confirmed that all tested probiotic-related functions of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 are retained from those of Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC 55730.