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Probiotics and Prebiotics in Animal Health and Food Safety

Editors: Di Gioia, Diana, Biavati, Bruno (Eds.)

  • Discusses beneficial effects of probiotics and prebiotics for animals and animal derived food
    Reviews updated scientific concepts on probiotics and prebiotic taxonomy
    Highlights the role of dead microorganisms in animal health

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About this book

This book discusses the role of probiotics and prebiotics in maintaining the health status of a broad range of animal groups used for food production. It also highlights the use of beneficial microorganisms as protective agents in animal derived foods. The book provides essential information on the characterization and definition of probiotics on the basis of recently released guidelines and reflecting the latest trends in bacterial taxonomy. Last but not least, it discusses the concept of “dead” probiotics and their benefits to animal health in detail. The book will benefit all professors, students, researchers and practitioners in academia and industry whose work involves biotechnology, veterinary sciences or food production.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Bruno Biavati University of Malta Department of Earth Systems Division of Rural Sciences and Food Systems MSD2080 MsidaMalta 
Prof. Dr. Diana Di Gioia University of Bologna Department of Agricultural Science Viale Fanin 42 40127 BolognaItaly 

Reviews

“This book addresses the current role of probiotics and prebiotics in the food industry and in companion and food production animal species. … the book is most appropriate for those with specific interests in probiotic and prebiotic agents … . This is a book of unique scope that is of particular value to food science students and professionals.” (Marcella D. Ridgway, Doody's Book Reviews, June, 2018)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Probiotics and Prebiotics: An Overview on Recent Trends

    Zoumpopoulou, Georgia (et al.)

    Pages 1-34

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  • Role of the Gut Microbiota in Health and Disease

    Park, Hyunjoon (et al.)

    Pages 35-62

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  • Protective Cultures for the Safety of Animal-Derived Foods

    Rovira, Jordi (et al.)

    Pages 63-107

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  • Probiotics and Prebiotics for the Health of Pigs and Horses

    Kritas, Spyridon K., D.V.M., M.H.M., Ph.D.

    Pages 109-126

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  • Probiotics and Prebiotics for the Health of Poultry

    Mirza, Rebin Aswad

    Pages 127-154

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Buy this book

eBook 130,89 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71950-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 163,27 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71948-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Probiotics and Prebiotics in Animal Health and Food Safety
Editors
  • Diana Di Gioia
  • Bruno Biavati
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-71950-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-71950-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-71948-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 273
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour
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