-urinary track infections
-reduces intestinal permeability (found to be a problem prior to ALS symptoms in ALS mouse model and continuous leaky gut has huge health consequences as well)
-secretion of biosurfactants which prevents pathogenic microbial adhesion to intestinal walls
Increased manganese level in spinal cords of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis determined by radiochemical neutron activation analysis.
Miyata S, Nakamura S, Nagata H, Kameyama M.