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Plant-based Paste Fermented by Lactic Acid Bacteria and Yeast: Functional Analysis and Possibility of Application to Functional Foods.
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PMID:  25114554     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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A plant-based paste fermented by lactic acid bacteria and yeast (fermented paste) was made from various plant materials. The paste was made of fermented food by applying traditional food-preservation techniques, that is, fermentation and sugaring. The fermented paste contained major nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids), 18 kinds of amino acids, and vitamins (vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, B12, E, K, niacin, biotin, pantothenic acid, and folic acid). It contained five kinds of organic acids, and a large amount of dietary fiber and plant phytochemicals. Sucrose from brown sugar, used as a material, was completely resolved into glucose and fructose. Some physiological functions of the fermented paste were examined in vitro. It was demonstrated that the paste possessed antioxidant, antihypertensive, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy and anti-tyrosinase activities in vitro. It was thought that the fermented paste would be a helpful functional food with various nutrients to help prevent lifestyle diseases.
Authors:
Shinsuke Kuwaki; Nobuyoshi Nakajima; Hidehiko Tanaka; Kohji Ishihara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biochemistry insights     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1178-6264     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochem Insights     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-12     Completed Date:  2014-08-12     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101549953     Medline TA:  Biochem Insights     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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