Journal of Food: Microbiology, Safety & Hygiene

Journal of Food: Microbiology, Safety & Hygiene
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ISSN: 2476-2059

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Aseem Wagle

Aseem Wagle


  • Review Article
    Patents in the Field of Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics: A Review
    Author(s): Yogini Dixit, Aseem Wagle and Babu VakilYogini Dixit, Aseem Wagle and Babu Vakil

    The review is aimed at presenting the advances in the field of probiotics based on information gleaned from the patents filed internationally in last 15 years. The review explains the concept of probiotics and discusses the established microbes like lactobacilli and bifidobacteria and some emerging new candidates. The global market trend for probiotics is presented with related aspect of business how patents can be leveraged as business tool to create monopoly and secure future business. Patents related to GIT are discussed at length. The scope has expanded considerably now and patents related to important findings as judged from claims from such patents are explained in depth. Further, more patents that are studied pertain to novel applications related to fat metabolism, obesity, weight management, oral health, anticancer treatments, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, etc. Few other.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2476-2059.1000111

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