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Studies On Exopolysaccharide Production By Lactobacillus Sp. Cfr 2180

Mohan, R. (2005) Studies On Exopolysaccharide Production By Lactobacillus Sp. Cfr 2180. [Student Project Report]

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Abstract

This Dissertation / Report is the outcome of investigation carried out by the creator(s) / author(s) at the department/division of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore mentioned below in this page.

Item Type: Student Project Report
Additional Information: <p align="justify">Microbial Exopolysaccharides are biothickeners that can be added to a wide variety of food products, were they serve as viscosifying stabilizing, emulsifying, or gelling agents. Numerous exopolysaccharides with different composition, size, and structure are synthesized by Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB), which are Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) microorganisms. The heteropolysaccharides from both mesophilic and thermophilic LAB have received renewed interests recently. The isolation of suitable EPS producing culture and optimization of cultural conditions for the maximum EPS production and also on the partial characterization of the polymer was studied. The culture was isolated from curd samples and identified to be Lactobacillus sp. The optimization studies were conducted in batch fermentation in shake flasks and was noted that EPS production was found to be maximum when culture was grown in suitable synthetic medium (EPS medium) rather than complex MRS broth.</p>
Uncontrolled Keywords: Microbial Exopolysaccharides Exopolysaccharide Production Lactobacillus
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 09 Food Microbiology
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 28 Polysaccharide Chemistry
Divisions: Food Microbiology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2005
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 09:25
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/163

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