Isolation and Identification of Lactic Acid Bacteria from Different Fruits with Proteolytic Activity
International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages: 58-64
Received: Oct. 28, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 26, 2016; Published: Jan. 20, 2017
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Maryam A. S. Abubakr, Department Botany, Faculty of Science, Zawia University, Zawia, Libya
Wedad M. Al-Adiwish, Department Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Zawia University, Zawia, Libya
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A total of eight from thirty LAB isolated from fruits samples showed clear zone on modified de Man, Rogosa and Sharp (MRS)-CaCO3 agar, catalase negative and Gram positive were considered as LAB. From six out of eight isolates was observed good proteolytic activity when tested on skim milk agar. The isolates were identified with species of morphology and biochemical analysis using API 50 CHL kit assay and genotype identification. It can be concluded that isolated LAB from different fruits sources have probiotic properties and proteolytic properties which could benefit consumers.
Lactic Acid Bacteria, Proteolytic Activity, Probiotic Properties, Antimicrobial Activity
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Maryam A. S. Abubakr, Wedad M. Al-Adiwish, Isolation and Identification of Lactic Acid Bacteria from Different Fruits with Proteolytic Activity, International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 58-64. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmb.20170202.12
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