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COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

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The Sugar Free Probiotic Gummy supports a healthy digestive system and Immune health, delivering 2.5 billion colony-forming units (CFU) per single gummy, compared with four to five gummies needed to receive the same dosage from other vitamin products, officials add.
It contained Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1 (NCIMB 30333) and Bifidobacterium lactis UABLA-12 (NCIMB 30334) in a proportion of 1:4, at a dose of 5 billion colony-forming units per day, with 50 mg of fructooligosaccharides.
Containing 2 billion colony-forming units (CFUs) of vegan probiotics, these waters provide a clean dose of immune and digestive benefits, according to the company.
The treatment groups were masked from the microbiologist, who in turn performed the counting of the number of colony-forming units (CFUs) that grew on each plate.
violaceum colonies was monitored onto LB agar plates containing paraquat compound at the same final concentrations employed in the expression assays of the P-galactosidase enzyme, resulting in estimated values ranging of 106 to 108 colony-forming units per milliliter.
Probiotic consumption with a daily bacteria volume of 109-10 12 colony-forming units (CFU) might improve blood pressure.
The strains of probiotics in the RCTs included Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, Saccharomyces, and Streptococcus species with at least 10 billion colony-forming units, with multiple strains used in some trials.
Specific agar (Chromocult) was used to enumerate colonies, and the number was converted to colony-forming units per cubic meter of air (Chinivasagam et al.
After comparing the number of colony-forming units (CFUs) before and after irradiation "we were able to demonstrate that we could achieve well over 90% reduction in each of those three bad bugs after using the UV light," said Dr.
The primary outcome was the 14-day EBA assessed in a central laboratory from the daily fall in colony-forming units (CFU) of M.
Each Active8 bar contains 5.55 billion colony-forming units of probiotics--more than in 12 cups of typical yogurt and more than any other bar available.
They used mathematical models to estimate the number of colony-forming units that appeared within three hours of inoculation.

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