Skip to main content

Viability of microencapsulated Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis BB12 in kefir during refrigerated storage

Buy Article:

$51.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

The viability of free and immobilized cells of  Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis BB12 incorporated into kefir was studied for 28 days during refrigerated storage. The immobilized bifidobacteria were added directly to previously prepared kefir. Titratable acidity, pH, ethanol, fat, protein and lactose were evaluated in the kefir with bifidobacteria after the storage. The survival of the free and microencapsulated bifidobacteria was evaluated during the storage period and in simulated gastric juice. The pH of kefirs ranged from 4.3 to 4.6. Encapsulation improved significantly the survival of bifidobacteria during exposure to nisin, during the storage period and in simulated gastric juice.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Bifidobacterium animals; Kefir; Microencapsulation; Nisin; Probiotics; Simulated gastric juice

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Departamento de Producción Agrícola y Animal, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-X, Calz. Del Hueso 1100, CP 04960, México, DF, México 2: Departamento de Graduados e Investigación en Alimentos, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Carpio y Plan de Ayala, CP 11340 México, DF, México

Publication date: 2010-08-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more