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Cell Microencapsulation

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 2 Applications of Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 3 Cell Microencapsulation: Dripping Methods
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    Chapter 4 Field Effect Microparticle Generation for Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 5 Microfluidic Approach to Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 6 Polymeric Materials for Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 7 Polymeric Materials for Perm-Selective Coating of Alginate Microbeads
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    Chapter 8 Determination of the Mechanical Strength of Microcapsules
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    Chapter 9 The Diffusive Properties of Hydrogel Microcapsules for Cell Encapsulation
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    Chapter 10 Methods for Incorporating Oxygen-Generating Biomaterials into Cell Culture and Microcapsule Systems
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    Chapter 11 Noninvasive Tracking of Alginate-Microencapsulated Cells
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    Chapter 12 Retrieval of Microencapsulated Islet Grafts for Post-transplant Evaluation
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    Chapter 13 A Method of Porcine Pancreatic Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 14 Selective Osmotic Shock (SOS)-Based Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 15 Preparation and Characterization of Alginate–Chitosan Microcapsule for Hepatocyte Culture
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    Chapter 16 Use of Flow Focusing Technique for Microencapsulation of Myoblasts
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    Chapter 17 Alginate Microbeads for Cell and Protein Delivery
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    Chapter 18 Compartmentalization of Two Cell Types in Multilayered Alginate Microcapsules
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    Chapter 19 Primary Choroid Plexus Tissue for Use in Cellular Therapy
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    Chapter 20 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 21 Microencapsulated Cells for Cancer Therapy
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    Chapter 22 Microencapsulation of Bacterial Cells by Emulsion Technique for Probiotic Application
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    Chapter 23 Microencapsulation of Islets for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1D)
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    Chapter 24 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 25 Microencapsulation in Clinical Islet Xenotransplantation
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    Chapter 26 Methods for Microencapsulated Porcine Islet Production
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    Chapter 27 Microencapsulation of Parathyroid Cells for the Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
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Chapter title
Microencapsulation of Bacterial Cells by Emulsion Technique for Probiotic Application
Chapter number 22
Book title
Cell Microencapsulation
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6364-5_22
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6362-1, 978-1-4939-6364-5
Authors

Surajit Mandal Ph.D., Subrota Hati, Surajit Mandal

Editors

Emmanuel C. Opara

Abstract

Probiotics are dietary concepts to improve the dynamics of intestinal microbial balance favorably. Careful screening of probiotic strains for their technological suitability can also allow selection of strains with the best manufacturing and food technology characteristics. However, even the most robust probiotic bacteria are currently in the range of food applications to which they can be applied. Additionally, bacteria with exceptional functional heath properties are ruled out due to technological limitations. New process and formulation technologies will enable both expansion of the range of products in to which probiotics can be applied and the use of efficacious stains that currently cannot be manufactured or stored with existing technologies. Viability of probiotics has been both a marketing and technological concern for many industrial produces. Probiotics are difficult to work with, the bacteria often die during processing, and shelf life is unpredictable. Probiotics are extremely susceptible environmental conditions such as oxygen, processing and preservation treatments, acidity, and salt concentration, which collectively affect the overall viability of probiotics. Manufacturers have long been fortifying products with probiotics; they have faced significant processing challenges regarding the stability and survivability of probiotics during processing and preservation treatments, storage as well during their passage through GIT. Application of microencapsulation significantly improves the stability of probiotics during food processing and gastrointestinal transit.

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Unknown 23 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 13%
Other 3 13%
Student > Bachelor 2 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 9%
Other 4 17%
Unknown 5 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 35%
Unspecified 1 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 4%
Other 2 9%
Unknown 9 39%

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