Abstract:Dictyophora indusiate (bamboo mushroom) contains bioactive compounds, particularly fiber (13.30-15.17%). Therefore, Lactobacillus acidophilus was encapsulated in alginate beads and alginate-bamboo mushroom beads, with the objective to improve the survival of probiotic after exposure to gastrointestinal fluids. Either egg or fruit body of bamboo mushroom powder at concentrations of 0, 0.8, 1 and 3% (w/v) were added to encapsulate L. acidophilus by extrusion technique. The addition of bamboo mushroom did not inf… Show more
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