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BASF Commercializes Bacteria that Cleans Teeth

9:40 AM MDT | April 2, 2009 | Alex Scott

BASF says it has begun taking steps to commercialize a strain of Lactobacillus, a pro-biotic micro-organism, which it has engineered to protect against bacteria that cause cavities in teeth.   BASF says it has been collaborating with biotech firm OrganoBalance (Berlin) to commercialize the technology named pro-t-action. Financial terms between the two companies have not been disclosed. The strain of Lactobacillus developed by BASF and OrganoBalance binds to cavity-forming Streptococcus mutans bacteria found in the mouth, clumping them together so that they...

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