Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 166

Table of Content: November 2015; 7(5)

November 2015

Probiotic properties of lactic acid bacteria isolated from fermented sap of palm tree (Elaeis guineensis)

The commonly used probiotics bacteria are lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from gastro intestinal tract. However, other LAB from exogenous origin having similar functional properties may also confer health benefit to the host. Palm wine has been described as a rich source of LAB. But very few studies have investigated their probiotic potential. Twenty LAB were isolated from palm wine collected in the South West Region of...

Author(s): Bertrand Tatsinkou Fossi, Natalia Bonjah Ekue, Gordon Takop Nchanji, BongsiysiGilake Ngah, Irene Ane Anyangweand Samuel Wanji,