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From: Chronic administration of the probiotic kefir improves the endothelial function in spontaneously hypertensive rats

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Photomicrographs of kefir grains obtained at the unmagnified level (a) and scanning electronic micrographs of the exterior (bd) and interior (e, f) surface of a kefir grain. The external surface (c, d) shows the prevalence of the bacilli in tight association with a polysaccharide matrix (kefiran). The inside surface shows rod-shaped bacilli growing in association with yeasts (e, f)

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