Immunopotentiating Activities of Cellular Components of Lactobacillus brevis FSB - 1

Lactobacillus brevis FSB - 1의 균체성분에 의한 면역증진 활성

  • Kim, Seong-Yeong (Dept. of Fodd Science and Biotechnology, Kyonggi University) ;
  • Shin, Kwang-Soon (Dept. of Fodd Science and Biotechnology, Kyonggi University) ;
  • Lee, Ho (Dept. of Fodd Science and Biotechnology, Kyonggi University)
  • 김성영 (경기대학교 식품생물공학과) ;
  • 신광순 (경기대학교 식품생물공학과) ;
  • 이호 (경기대학교 식품생물공학과)
  • Published : 2004.11.01


In order to evaluate the potential utilization value as a novel probiotic strain, the immunopotentiating activities of the cellular components from Lactobacillus brevis FSB-1 were examined. L. brevis FSB-1 isolated from kimchi were fractionated into the whole cell, cell wall, cytosol and extracellular preparation, and each fraction was examined on intestinal immune system modulating activity in vitro. The cell wall and cytosol preparation showed the relatively high bone marrow cell proliferating activity through Peyer's patch cell in a dose-dependent manner. But these preparations did not directly stimulate the bone marrow cell proliferation. The whole cell, cell wall and cytosol preparation also induced considerable levels of macrophage activation and mitogenicity of murine splenocytes in vitro. The anti-complementary activity (ITCH_(50)) of the cytosol fraction of L. brevis FSB-1 was the most potent in the cellular components, and the activity showed dose dependency. The complement activation by the cytosol fraction of L. brevis FSB-1 occurs via both alternative and classical pathways, which confirmed by the crossed immunoelectrophoresis using anti-human C3.


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