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Beneficial Microorganisms in Medical and Health Applications

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  • Broadens readers’ understanding of the latest developments in medical and health biotechnologies

  • Addresses both theoretical and practical aspects

  • Examines traditional ideas, current trends, innovative ideas and future prospects

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

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii
  2. Bifidobacterium for Infants: Essence and Efficacy

    • Amy Sie-Yik Lau, Jin-Zhong Xiao, Min-Tze Liong
    Pages 39-72
  3. Immune Modulation by Probiotics

    • Peilei Tan, Juyoung Eor, Taehoon Chun, Saehun Kim
    Pages 101-130
  4. Efficacy of Probiotics in Prevention of Influenza

    • Tadaaki Miyazaki
    Pages 131-147
  5. Production of Hepatitis B Vaccines by Beneficial Microorganisms

    • Chean Yeah Yong, Wen Siang Tan
    Pages 167-180
  6. SCFA Producing Gut Microbiota and its Effects on the Epigenetic Regulation of Inflammation

    • Berit Hippe, Marlene Remely, Eva Aumueller, Angelika Pointner, Alexander G. Haslberger
    Pages 181-197
  7. Gut Microbiome and Stress

    • 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.

Keywords

  • Bifidobacterium
  • Dermatitis
  • Gut microbiota
  • Immunomodulation
  • Probiotics
  • Stress management

Editors and Affiliations

  • Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Industrial Technology, Penang, Malaysia

    Min-Tze Liong

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USD 139.00
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Softcover Book
USD 179.99
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Hardcover Book
USD 179.99
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