Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 431-434

Influence of fructooligosaccharides on the fermentation profile and viable counts in a symbiotic low fat milk

P.S. Oliveira, RicardoA. Casazza, AlessandroAliakbarian, BaharPerego, PatriziaConverti, AttilioN. Oliveira, Maricê

This study evaluated the effects of prebiotics on fermentation profile and growth of Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, and Bifidobacterium lactis in co-cultures with Streptococcus thermophilus. Acidification rate and viability were positively influenced by the co-culture with B. lactis and by both inulin or oligofructose in low fat milk.(AU)

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