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Microbiological study of lactic acid bacteria in kefir grains by culture-dependent and culture-independent methods.
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in different original kefir grains were first assessed using polymerase chain reaction-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (PCR-DGGE) by a culture-dependent way, andExpand
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Antitumor Activity of Milk Kefir and Soy Milk Kefir in Tumor-Bearing Mice
Abstract: The effects of oral administration of milk and soy milk kefirs on tumor growth in tumor-bearing mice and the mucosal immunoglobulin A response in mice were studied. Oral administration ofExpand
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The anti‐allergenic properties of milk kefir and soymilk kefir and their beneficial effects on the intestinal microflora
Food allergy is now recognized as a worldwide problem, and like other atopic disorders its incidence appears to be increasing. Kefir is reported to possess the ability to reduce intestinal permeationExpand
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Nutritional composition in the chia seed and its processing properties on restructured ham-like products.
Low-fat meat products always have harder texture, lower juiciness, and worse flavor. Due to their higher water-holding, water absorption, and organic molecule absorption, chia seeds (CHIA) have beenExpand
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Hypocholesterolaemic effects of milk-kefir and soyamilk-kefir in cholesterol-fed hamsters.
This study aimed to evaluate the hypocholesterolaemic property of milk-kefir and soyamilk-kefir. Male hamsters were fed on a cholesterol-free or cholesterol-enriched diet containing 10 % skimmedExpand
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Investigation of microorganisms involved in biosynthesis of the kefir grain.
The purpose of this study was to understand the significance of each microorganism in grain formation by evaluating their microbial aggregation and cell surface properties during co-aggregation ofExpand
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Effects of cow's and goat's milk as fermentation media on the microbial ecology of sugary kefir grains.
In the present study, we have investigated the importance of fermentation media on grain formation and the microbial characteristics of sugary kefir. The sugary kefir grains were fermented in brownExpand
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Antioxidant activities of chicken liver hydrolysates by pepsin treatment
Summary This study was divided into two parts: (i) an optimal hydrolysing procedure of chicken liver hydrolysates (CLHs) and (ii) the in vivo antioxidant properties of CLHs via aExpand
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The Antiinfective Effects of Velvet Antler of Formosan Sambar Deer (Cervus unicolor swinhoei) on Staphylococcus aureus-Infected Mice
We assayed the effects of velvet antler (VA) of Formosan sambar deer (Cervus unicolor swinhoei) and its extracts on the anti-infective activity against pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus in vitro andExpand
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Alleviative effects of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) flower on lipid peroxidation and protein degradation in emulsified pork meatballs.
To avoid or retard the lipid peroxidation of meat products, antioxidants are commonly added. Considering the safety and health of additives in meat products, consumers prefer natural antioxidantsExpand
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