Handbook of Probiotics / Edition 1

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Overview

This one-of-a-kind text/reference provides the most current technical and statistical information on the use of probiotics. The handbook covers a variety of topics including:
* Historic development of probiotics and microorganisms used
* Selection of probiotics
* Genetics of probiotics
* Clinical, animal and toxicity tests
* The role of probiotics in health and diseases
* Enhancement of indigenous probiotic organisms
* Production and application of probiotics and their legal status
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...this text provides a solid, unbiased starting point for those who wish to embark on a career in probiotic research. This text will be an invaluable resource for industrial as well as academic research and will particularly benefit graduate students who are new to the field." (Journal of Food Quality, Vol. 24, No. 1)
Journal of Food Quality
...this text provides a solid, unbiased starting point for those who wish to embark on a career in probiotic research. This text will be an invaluable resource for industrial as well as academic research and will particularly benefit graduate students who are new to the field.
Journal of Food Quality
...this text provides a solid, unbiased starting point for those who wish to embark on a career in probiotic research. This text will be an invaluable resource for industrial as well as academic research and will particularly benefit graduate students who are new to the field.
Booknews
Presents the data from representative research and clinical studies of preparations or foods containing viable bacterial cultures or components of bacterial cells that have beneficial effects on people's health, which include many indigenous fermented foods and beverages. The information is intended to be easy accessible and to allow readers to take all the steps necessary to develop a marketable product. Discusses selecting and maintaining probiotic strains, genetic modification of microorganisms, the role of probiotics in health and diseases, and the mechanisms of probiotics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471190257
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Selection and Maintenance of Probiotic Strains.

Genetic Modification of Probiotic Microorganisms.

Role of Probiotics in Health and Diseases.

Mechanisms of Probiotics.

Enchancement of Indigenous Probiotic Organisms.

Index.

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