Prebiotics and Probiotics Science and Technology, Volume 1

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Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 12, 2009 - Science - 1262 pages

A comprehensive overview on the advances in the field, this volume presents the science underpinning the probiotic and prebiotic effects, the latest in vivo studies, the technological issues in the development and manufacture of these types of products, and the regulatory issues involved. It will be a useful reference for both scientists and technologists working in academic and governmental institutes, and the industry.

 

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Contents

Using Probiotics and Prebiotics to Manage the Gastrointestinal Tract Ecosystem
1
Molecular Tools for Investigating the Gut Microbiota
33
PostGenomics Approaches towards Monitoring Changes within the Microbial Ecology of the Gut
79
Designing Trials for Testing the Efficacy of Pre Pro and Synbiotics
111
Mechanisms of Prebiotic Impact on Health
135
Fructan Prebiotics Derived from Inulin
163
GalactoOligosaccharide Prebiotics
207
Prebiotic Potential of XyloOligosaccharides
245
Manufacture of Probiotic Bacteria
725
Some Technological Challenges in the Addition of Probiotic Bacteria to Foods
761
MicroEncapsulation of Probiotics
805
Probiotics and AntibioticAssociated Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile Infection
825
Probiotics for Infectious Diarrhea and Travelers Diarrhea What Do We Really Know? Patricia L Hibberd
845
Immunological Effects of Probiotics and their Significance to Human Healt
901
Probiotics and Chronic Gastrointestinal Disease
949
Probiotics and Allergy
977

Resistant Starch and StarchDerived Oligosaccharides as Prebiotics
259
Oligosaccharides Derived from Sucrose
293
Prebiotic Potential of Polydextrose
337
Prebiotics in Companion and Livestock Animal Nutrition
353
Analysis of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides
465
Manufacture of Prebiotics from Biomass Sources
535
Taxonomy of Probiotic Microorganisms
591
Ecological Interactions of Bacteria in the Human Gut
639
Genomics of Probiotic Bacteria
681
Probiotics and Allergy
987
Potential Protective Effects of Probiotics and Prebiotics Against Colorectal Cancer
997
Urogenital Applications of Probiotic Bacteria
1049
Prebiotics and Probiotics and Oral Health
1067
Development of Mucosal Vaccines Based on Lactic Acid Bacteria
1099
Application of Prebiotics and Probiotics in Livestock
1123
Safety Assessment of Probiotics
1193
Subject Index
1237
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