Postbiotics-parabiotics: the new horizons in microbial biotherapy and functional foods

  title={Postbiotics-parabiotics: the new horizons in microbial biotherapy and functional foods},
  author={Basavaprabhu Haranahalli Nataraj and Syed Azmal Ali and Pradip V. Behare and Hariom Yadav},
  journal={Microbial Cell Factories},
Probiotics have several health benefits by modulating gut microbiome; however, techno-functional limitations such as viability controls have hampered their full potential applications in the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Therefore, the focus is gradually shifting from viable probiotic bacteria towards non-viable paraprobiotics and/or probiotics derived biomolecules, so-called postbiotics. Paraprobiotics and postbiotics are the emerging concepts in the functional foods field because they… 

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