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Since the publication of the first edition in 1999, the science of probiotics and prebiotics has matured greatly and garnered more interest. The first handbook on the market, Handbook of Probiotics and Prebiotics: Second Edition updates the data in its predecessor, and it also includes material topics not previously discussed in the first edition, including methods protocols, cell line and animal models, and coverage of prebiotics. The editors supplement their expertise by bringing in international experts to contribute chapters. This second edition brings together the information needed for the successful development of a pro- or prebiotic product from laboratory to market.Content: Chapter 1 Probiotic Microorganisms (pages 1–176): Yuan Kun Lee, Abelardo Margolles, Baltasar Mayo, Patricia Ruas?Madiedo, Miguel Gueimonde, Clara de los Reyes?Gavilan, Toni A Chapman, James JC Chin, Ross Crittenden, Diana Donohue and William Tien Hung ChangChapter 2 Selection and Maintenance of Probiotic Microorganisms (pages 177–187): Yuan Kun LeeChapter 3 Genetic Modification of Probiotic Microorganisms (pages 189–255): Koji Nomoto, Mayumi Kiwaki and Hirokazu TsujiChapter 4 Role of Probiotics in Health and Diseases (pages 257–375): M. Carmen Collado, J.M. Laparra, Rafael Frias, Yuan Kun Lee, Seppo Salminen, Allan Lim and Hai?Meng TanChapter 5 Mechanisms of Probiotics (pages 377–440): Sampo Lahtinen, Arthur Ouwehand, M. Carmen Collado, Seppo Salminen, Satu Vesterlund, Mimi Tang and Reetta SatokariChapter 6 Commercially Available Human Probiotic Microorganisms (pages 441–532): Camilla Hoppe, Charlotte Nexmann Larsen, Rangne Fonden, Ulla Svensson, Arthur Ouwehand, Sampo Lahtinen, Mayumi Kiwaki, Koji Nomoto, Katsunori Kimura, Dorte Eskesen, Maija Saxelin, Kajsa Kajander, Gregor Reid, Andrew W. Bruce, Paivi Nurminen, Riitta Korpela, Hirokazu Tsuji, Jin?Zhong Xiao and Seppo SalminenChapter 7 Prebiotics (pages 533–581): Ross Crittenden and Martin J. Playne
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