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Investigation of exopolysaccharide production by lactic acid bacteria. (2008)
Thesis
JONES, R.A. 2008. Investigation of exopolysaccharide production by lactic acid bacteria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis is an investigation into the production of exopolysaccharides (EPS) produced by strains of Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus and Lactococcus lactis ssp. cremoris. These are used in the dairy industry for the production of yoghurt... Read More about Investigation of exopolysaccharide production by lactic acid bacteria..

Fermentation of resistant starch: implications for colonic health in the monogastric animal. (1999)
Thesis
REID, C.-A. 1999. Fermentation of resistant starch: implications for colonic health in the monogastric animal. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Retrograded starches are commonly found in foods due to the production and/or processing conditions they have received prior to consumption. These resistant starches escape digestion in the small intestine and are fermented in the colon by the microf... Read More about Fermentation of resistant starch: implications for colonic health in the monogastric animal..