Lactic Acid Bacteria

Fundamentals and Practice

  • Heping Zhang
  • Yimin Cai

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Zhihong Sun, Jie Yu, Tong Dan, Wenyi Zhang, Heping Zhang
    Pages 1-101
  3. Wenjun Liu, Huili Pang, Heping Zhang, Yimin Cai
    Pages 103-203
  4. Wenyi Zhang, Heping Zhang
    Pages 205-247
  5. Rina Wu, Jing Lu
    Pages 249-301
  6. Jinzhong Xiao, Yong Zhang, Zhennai Yang
    Pages 303-374
  7. Yimin Cai, Huili Pang, Zhongfang Tan, Yanping Wang, Jianguo Zhang, Chuncheng Xu et al.
    Pages 443-491
  8. Heping Zhang, Xia Chen, Tong Dan, Jie Dong
    Pages 493-535

About this book


The book summarizes the latest research and developments in dairy biotechnology and engineering. It provides a strategic approach for readers relating to fundamental research and practical work with lactic acid bacteria. The book covers every aspect from identification, ecology, taxonomy and industrial use. All contributors are experts who have substantial experience in the corresponding research field. The book is intended for researchers in the human, animal, and food sciences related to lactic acid bacteria.

Dr. Heping Zhang is a Professor at the Key Laboratory of Dairy Biotechnology and Engineering Ministry of Education, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China.​

Dr. Yimin Cai works in Livestock and Environment Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences(JIRCAS), Japan.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Heping Zhang
    • 1
  • Yimin Cai
    • 2
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Dairy Biotechnology and Engineering, Ministry of EducationInner Mongolia Agricultural UniversityHuhhot, Inner MongoliaChina
  2. 2.Crop, Livestock and Environment DivisionJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)TsukubaJapan

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