Evaluation of xylooligosaccharides effect on the growth of probiotic microorganisms / Avaliação do efeito de xilooligossacarídeos no crescimento de micro-organismos probióticos

Caroline de Freitas, Cárol Cabral Terrone, Eleonora Cano Carmona, Michel Brienzo


Xylan is the hemicellulose with the highest incidence in agricultural and agroindustrial residues. Xylooligosaccharides (XOS) are xylose oligomers recognized for their prebiotic potential, in addition to other biological properties that promote health. XOS were produced through enzymatic hydrolysis and their prebiotic effect was evaluated. Mostly, XOS with a high degree of polymerization were produced. The microorganisms used were able to grow in the medium containing the XOS produced.




Xylooligosaccharides, xylan, xylanase, prebiotics, probiotcs

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34117/bjdv6n9-701


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