1st Edition

Probiotic Bacteria Fundamentals, Therapy, and Technological Aspects

Edited By J. Paulo Sousa e Silva, Ana Cristina Freitas Copyright 2014
    320 Pages 39 B/W Illustrations
    by Jenny Stanford Publishing

    Complied by an expert editorial team with noteworthy and remarkable experience, this book covers technological aspects related to probiotics, not only in terms of delivery modes but also in terms of protection technologies. It includes discussions of their therapeutic and physiologic implications and benefits, and provides a contemporary update and a holistic review of the topic. It focuses on the technological aspects of probiotic products, brings together the information needed for their successful development, and examines the international picture regarding regulatory issues.

    Probiotic bacteria: from science to consumers benefit
    Gastrointestinal tract: microflora and transit aspects
    Probiotics and their therapeutic role
    Food as vehicles of probiotics
    Immobilization and microencapsulation of probiotics
    Development of probiotic dosage forms
    Guidelines and Regulations


    J. Paulo Sousa e Silva, Ana Cristina Freitas