Growth of Bifidobacterium bifidum in whey-based media

  title={Growth of Bifidobacterium bifidum in whey-based media},
  author={R. Devi Mahalakshmi and Vandavalli V. S. Murthy},
  journal={Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology},
Bifidobacteria play an important role in human health including the enhancement of resistance against infection in infants. To develop an inexpensive whey-based medium for Bifidobaterium bifidum, potential growth promoters — yeast extract, casein, bovine casein digest, tryptone, peptone and glucosamine — singly or in combinations, were evaluated for their bifidus growth-promoting activity. The effect of environmental conditions on growth in cheese whey was also evaluated. A whey-based medium… CONTINUE READING