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Bile salt deconjugation ability, bile salt hydrolase activity and cholesterol co-precipitation ability of lactobacilli strains
Eleven strains of lactobacilli were screened for their bile salt deconjugation ability, bile salt hydrolase activity (BSH) and co-precipitation of cholesterol with deconjugated bile. Bile saltExpand
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Cholesterol-Lowering Effects of Probiotics and Prebiotics: A Review of in Vivo and in Vitro Findings
Probiotics are live microorganisms that promote health benefits upon consumption, while prebiotics are nondigestible food ingredients that selectively stimulate the growth of beneficialExpand
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Effect of prebiotics on viability and growth characteristics of probiotics in soymilk.
  • S. Yeo, Min-Tze Liong
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of the science of food and agriculture
  • 30 January 2010
BACKGROUND Soy products have attracted much attention lately as carriers for probiotics. This study was aimed at enhancing the growth of probiotics in soymilk via supplementation with prebiotics. Expand
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Safety of probiotics: translocation and infection.
The long history of safety has contributed to the acceptance of probiotics as a safe food adjunct. Consequently, many probiotic products and their applications have been granted GRAS (generallyExpand
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Roles of Probiotics and Prebiotics in Colon Cancer Prevention: Postulated Mechanisms and In-vivo Evidence
  • Min-Tze Liong
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of molecular sciences
  • 1 May 2008
Probiotics are live bacteria that could exert health beneficial effects upon consumption. In additional to their conventional use as gut modulators, probiotics are investigated for their role toExpand
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Mechanisms of cholesterol removal by lactobacilli under conditions that mimic the human gastrointestinal tract
Five strains of lactobacilli were studied for their ability to remove cholesterol in vitro under conditions that mimic the human gastrointestinal tract. The highest assimilation of cholesterol wasExpand
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Probiotics: a critical review of their potential role as antihypertensives, immune modulators, hypocholesterolemics, and perimenopausal treatments.
The conventional use of probiotics to modulate gastrointestinal health, such as in improving lactose intolerance, increasing natural resistance to infectious diseases in the gastrointestinal tract,Expand
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Bile salt deconjugation and BSH activity of five bifidobacterial strains and their cholesterol co-precipitating properties
Five strains of bifidobacteria were screened for their bile salt deconjugation ability, bile salt hydrolase (BSH) activity and co-precipitation of cholesterol with deconjugated bile. Bile saltExpand
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Effect of Addition of Halloysite Nanoclay and SiO2 Nanoparticles on Barrier and Mechanical Properties of Bovine Gelatin Films
Casting method was used to prepare bovine gelatin based bio-nanocomposite films with halloysite nanoclay and nano-SiO2 as the reinforcing materials. The composition included gelatin with 20% (w/w) ofExpand
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Agrowaste-based nanofibers as a probiotic encapsulant: fabrication and characterization.
This study explored the potential of soluble dietary fiber (SDF) from agrowastes, okara (soybean solid waste), oil palm trunk (OPT), and oil palm frond (OPF) obtained via alkali treatment, in theExpand
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