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Title: Prebiotic potential of ‘juice grape’ varieties and some hybrids
Authors: Agte, Vaishali
Khetmalis, Neelima
Nilegaonkar, Smita
Karkamkar, Surekha
Yadav, Supriya
Keywords:  -Amylase inhibition;Escherichia coli;Grape;Lactic cultures;Prebiotic potential
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: This study presents prebiotic potential of 9 grape varieties [4 marketed ‘juice’ grapes (G1, G2, G3, and G9) and 5 hybrids (G4, G5, G8, G10 and G12)] using 4 individual probiotics and a consortium. Marketed fructooligosaccharide (FOS) was used as a standard prebiotic. G10 showed higher growth response to Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. delbrueckii and reduced Escherichia coli counts with zone of inhibition against E. coli. Inhibititory activity of α−amylase as IC50 was lowest for G1 and G10. All grape varieties and hybrids showed prebiotic activity (21.2-72.5% of FOS) with G1 and G10 being promising types.
Page(s): 850-854
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.69(11) [November 2010]

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