Probiotics and starter cultures

Course Coordinator

ECTS points:
3

Program:
preddiplomski
diplomski

Course number:
39771 (PDN), 53227 (DBPI i DMB), 53725 (DN), 53743 (D)

Lectures

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this course the students will be skilled to:

- apply obtained knowledge on microbiology and physiology of lactic acid bacteria during selection of probiotic cultures and starter cultures for different fermented products

- perfom growth and isolation of lactic acid bacteria, and additionally to apply different methods for preparation of wet biomass and freeze dried cultures of probiotic and starter cultures bacteria, respectively

-to select potential bacteriocin producing strains among probiotic and starter cultures, respectively

- to set up biotechnological production of bacteriocins in order to increase antimicrobial capacity of probiotic and starter cultures intended for their application as biopreservatives in food industry