Beneficial Microorganisms in Medical and Health Applications

  • Min-Tze┬áLiong

Part of the Microbiology Monographs book series (MICROMONO, volume 28)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Amy Sie-Yik Lau, Jin-Zhong Xiao, Min-Tze Liong
    Pages 39-72
  3. Peilei Tan, Juyoung Eor, Taehoon Chun, Saehun Kim
    Pages 101-130
  4. Tadaaki Miyazaki
    Pages 131-147
  5. Chean Yeah Yong, Wen Siang Tan
    Pages 167-180
  6. Berit Hippe, Marlene Remely, Eva Aumueller, Angelika Pointner, Alexander G. Haslberger
    Pages 181-197
  7. Winnie-Pui-Pui Liew, Jia-Sin Ong, Chee-Yuan Gan, Sawibah Yahaya, Boon-Yin Khoo, Min-Tze Liong
    Pages 223-255
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 257-261

About this book


This volume is devoted to the application of microorganisms in medical treatment and health protection. Topics discussed include the role of probiotics in immune modulation, in prevention of influenza, and in atopic dermatitis. Further chapters cover aspects such as the relation of the gut microbiome and stress, the immune system, the regulation of inflammation, the benefits of Bifidobacterium for infants, and bacteriocin in medical applications, as well as the use of in vitro models of the gastrointestinal tract, omics approaches for targeting microbial health potential and the production of hepatitis B vaccines.

This volume will be of particular interest to scientists working in the fields of clinical medicine, applied microbiology, pharmacy and public health.


Bifidobacterium Dermatitis Gut microbiota Immunomodulation Probiotics Stress management

Editors and affiliations

  • Min-Tze┬áLiong
    • 1
  1. 1.Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Industrial TechnologyPenangMalaysia

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