V An-Erl King

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Lactobacilli are important human commensal microbiota that are considered to be probiotic as they have been shown to reduce pathogenic infections and chronic inflammation. This study compared 4 strains of lactobacilli for their probiotic potential. These 4 strains showed varying capacities for adhesion and cytokine induction (interleukin [IL]-8 and IL-10)(More)
Fermentation media were prepared by using banana as the raw material, and cell immobilization of Lactobacillus acidophilus by kappa-carrageenan entrapment was applied to enhance the fermentation efficiency. Gel beads of diameters around 3.0 mm were prepared for the immobilized cells, ripe bananas were used for preparation of media, and both free and(More)
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