Microencapsulation of probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus plantarum 15HN using alginate-psyllium-fenugreek polymeric blends.

@article{Haghshenas2015MicroencapsulationOP,
  title={Microencapsulation of probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus plantarum 15HN using alginate-psyllium-fenugreek polymeric blends.},
  author={Babak Haghshenas and Norhafizah Abdullah and Yousef Nami and Dayang Radiah and Rozita Rosli and Ahmad Yari Khosroushahi},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={1048-57}
}
AIMS Investigation on the use of herbal-based biopolymers for probiotic-Lactobacillus plantarum 15HN-encapsulation is presented. The objectives are to enhance its oral delivery, colonic release and survival rate of these probiotic cultures in gastrointestinal environment. METHODS AND RESULTS Nine types of herbal-based polymers blend with different concentration of alginate alone or mixed with psyllium and fenugreek was used as candidate for encapsulation matrix by applying a simple extrusion… CONTINUE READING