Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, volume 34 issue 4 (december 2015) : 265-269

Antimicrobial activity of sodium caseinate fermentate of Lactobacillus fermentum NCDC 141

P. R. Bachanti*, Shilpa Vij
1<p>Dairy Microbiology Division,&nbsp;ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal&ndash;132 001, India.</p>
Cite article:- Bachanti* R. P., Vij Shilpa (2015). Antimicrobial activity of sodium caseinate fermentate ofLactobacillus fermentum NCDC 141 . Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research. 34(4): 265-269. doi: 10.18805/ajdfr.v34i4.6875.

The sodium caseinate fermentated by Lactobacillus fermentum NCDC 141 showed antimicrobial activity against pathogenic strain Escherichia coli O157:H7 and against some  spoilage causing microbial species Bacillus subtilis NCDC 70, Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCDC 47 and Rhizopus oryzae NCDC 52 .This property of Lactobacillus fermentum NCDC 141 may have bioprotective applicability in milk based formula, which needs further exploration to confirm its potentility.

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