African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12271

Short Communication

A direct and sensitive method for screening fructooligosaccharides-digesting microorganisms useful in food and health science

Trujillo L. E.*
  • Trujillo L. E.*
  • Industrial Biotechnology and Bioproducts Research Group, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE Ecuador.
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Granda S.
  • Granda S.
  • Industrial Biotechnology and Bioproducts Research Group, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE Ecuador.
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Ordoñez M. I.
  • Ordoñez M. I.
  • Industrial Biotechnology and Bioproducts Research Group, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE Ecuador.
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Ramos T. I.
  • Ramos T. I.
  • Industrial Biotechnology and Bioproducts Research Group, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE Ecuador.
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Avalos R.
  • Avalos R.
  • Industrial Biotechnology and Bioproducts Research Group, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE Ecuador.
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  •  Received: 11 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 31 August 2015
  •  Published: 23 September 2015

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