Probiotic Bacteria: Fundamentals, Therapy, and Technological Aspects, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Probiotic Bacteria

Fundamentals, Therapy, and Technological Aspects, 1st Edition

Edited by J. Paulo Sousa e Silva, Ana Cristina Freitas

Jenny Stanford Publishing

320 pages | 39 B/W Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology