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Market and product assessment of probiotic/prebiotic : containing functional foods and supplements manufactured in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2005)
Objectives. Probiotic and prebiotic products manufactured in South Africa were identified and health and content claims stated on the labels were evaluated according to available scientific evidence, the proposed South ...
Strains of lactobacillus plantarum in grape must are also present in the intestinal tract of vinegar flies
(South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2006)
Twenty-one lactic acid bacteria isolated from the intestinal tract of Drosophila simulans Stuvervant and nine from Merlot noir grapes were identified as L. plantarum by PCR with species-specific primers and 16S rDNA ...
Control of malolactic fermentation in wine. a review
(South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2004)
Malolactic fermentation (MLF) is conducted by lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and refers to the decarboxylation of Lmalate to L-lactate. This secondary fermentation is difficult to control and is mainly driven by Oenococcus ...
Identification of lactobacillus spp. isolated from different phases during the production of a South African fortified wine
(South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2002)
Fortified wines contain a high level of unfermented sugars and are prone to spoilage by alcohol-tolerant lactic acid bacteria. A total of 62 strains were isolated from various production stages of one of the more popular ...