Stability of freeze-dried vaginal Lactobacillus strains in the presence of different lyoprotectors.

The industrial use of lactic acid bacteria as probiotic cultures depends on the preservation techniques employed, which are required to guarantee stable cultures in terms of viability and functional activity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of 12% lactose and 12% sucrose suspended in water or reconstituted skim milk on the survival and… CONTINUE READING