Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Probiotics

Edited by Everlon Rigobelo

São Paulo State University

Over the last few decades the prevalence of studies about probiotics strains has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. Probiotics are specific strains of microorganisms, which when served to human or animals in proper amount, have a beneficial effect, improving health or reducing risk of getting sick and the probiotics are used in production of functional foods and pharmaceutical products. This book provides the maximum of information approaching issues as probiotics in food, health, biotechnological aspects and the use of probiotics in aquaculture for all that need them trying with this to help many people at worldwide.

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ProbioticsEdited by Everlon Rigobelo

Published: October 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3444

ISBN: 978-953-51-0776-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5324-5

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

115388 Total Chapter Downloads

77 Crossref Citations

131 Web of Science Citations

200 Dimensions Citations

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1. Recent Application of Probiotics in Food and Agricultural Science

By Danfeng Song, Salam Ibrahim and Saeed Hayek

8468

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2. Nutritional Programming of Probiotics to Promote Health and Well-Being

By Alice Maayan Elad and Uri Lesmes

1785

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3. Conjugated Linoleic and Linolenic Acid Production by Bacteria: Development of Functional Foods

By Carina Paola Van Nieuwenhove, Victoria Terán and Silvia Nelina González

3181

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4. Development of New Products: Probiotics and Probiotic Foods

By Z. Denkova and A. Krastanov

3406

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5. Dairy Probiotic Foods and Coronary Heart Disease: A Review on Mechanism of Action

By Fariborz Akbarzadeh and Aziz Homayouni

2655

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6. Probiotics in Dairy Fermented Products

By Emiliane Andrade Araújo, Ana Clarissa dos Santos Pires, Maximiliano Soares Pinto, Gwénaël Jan and Antônio Fernandes de Carvalho

4880

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7. Probiotics and Lactose Intolerance

By Roel J. Vonk, Gerlof A.R. Reckman, Hermie J.M. Harmsen and Marion G. Priebe

4739

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8. Cereal-Based Functional Foods

By R. Nyanzi and P.J. Jooste

6504

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9. Functional Dairy Probiotic Food Development: Trends, Concepts, and Products

By Aziz Homayouni, Maedeh Alizadeh, Hossein Alikhah and Vahid Zijah

3733

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10. Innovative Dairy Products Development Using Probiotics: Challenges and Limitations

By Esteban Boza-Méndez, Rebeca López-Calvo and Marianela Cortés-Muñoz

2864

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11. Milk and Dairy Products: Vectors to Create Probiotic Products

By Gabriel-Danut Mocanu and Elisabeta Botez

3001

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12. Probiotic Confectionery Products – Preparation and Properties

By Dorota Żyżelewicz, Ilona Motyl, Ewa Nebesny, Grażyna Budryn, Wiesława Krysiak, Justyna Rosicka-Kaczmarek and Zdzisława Libudzisz

2411

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13. Probiotics in Pediatrics – Properties, Mechanisms of Action, and Indications

By Antigoni Mavroudi

2101

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14. Probiotics Applications in Autoimmune Diseases

By Hani Al-Salami, Rima Caccetta, Svetlana Golocorbin-Kon and Momir Mikov

2422

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15. Probiotics: The Effects on Human Health and Current Prospects

By Giselle Nobre Costa and Lucia Helena S. Miglioranza

2829

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16. Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii – Probiotic Yeast

By Marcin Łukaszewicz

7095

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17. Microbial Interactions in the Gut: The Role of Bioactive Components in Milk and Honey

By Rosa Helena Luchese

2556

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18. Lectin Systems Imitating Probiotics: Potential and Prospects for Biotechnology and Medical Microbiology

By Mikhail Lakhtin, Vladimir Lakhtin, Alexandra Bajrakova, Andrey Aleshkin, Stanislav Afanasiev and Vladimir Aleshkin

1934

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19. Probiotic Use for the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants

By Fatma Nur Sari and Ugur Dilmen

4538

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20. Dairy Probiotic Foods and Bacterial Vaginosis: A Review on Mechanism of Action

By Parvin Bastani, Aziz Homayouni, Violet Gasemnezhad Tabrizian and Somayeh Ziyadi

4017

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21. Usefulness of Probiotics for Neonates?

By Marie-José Butel, Anne-Judith Waligora-Dupriet and Julio Aires

1390

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22. Probiotics and Mucosal Immune Response

By Petar Nikolov

3124

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23. Encapsulation Technology to Protect Probiotic Bacteria

By María Chávarri, Izaskun Marañón and María Carmen Villarán

10505

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24. Different Methods of Probiotics Stabilization

By Kamila Goderska

6124

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25. Probiotic Food Products Classes, Types, and Processing

By Saddam S. Awaisheh

7265

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26. Biotechnological Aspects in the Selection of the Probiotic Capacity of Strains

By Andrea Carolina Aguirre Rodríguez and Jorge Hernán Moreno Cardozo

2209

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27. Probiotics in Larvae and Juvenile Whiteleg Shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei

By I.E. Luis-Villaseñor, A.I. Campa-Córdova and F.J. Ascencio-Valle

6134

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28. Probiotic Biofilms

By Mariella Rivas and Carlos Riquelme

3535

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