Biopreservation of Sardinella longiceps and Penaeus monodon Using Protective Culture Streptococcus phocae PI 80 Isolated from Marine Shrimp Penaeus indicus

Alagesan Paari, Kanmani Paulraj, Satishkumar Ramraj, Yuvaraj Neelkandan, Pattukumar Vellaiyan, Ponni Siva, Arul Venkatesan

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    Abstract

    The influence of Streptococcus phocae PI80 on the shelf life of Sardinella longiceps and Penaeus monodon was investigated by measurement of microbial and chemical analysis after appraising the safety of the protective probiotic culture in wistar rat's model. The results of this safety assessment indicate that oral administration of protective culture does not demonstrate any toxicological effects. Consumption of this LAB strain had no adverse effects on animal's general health status, hematology, blood biochemistry, histology parameters, or on the incidence of bacterial translocation. The effect of Streptococcus phocae is very evident with the reduction of Listeria monocytogenes, Vibrio parahemolyticus, and coliforms. During storage, a marked decline in total volatile base and peroxide value was observed in protective culture-treated samples than the control. This strain looks promising as a protective culture for the preservation of fish products.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)103-111
    Number of pages9
    JournalProbiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins
    Volume3
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun

    Keywords

    • Biopreservation
    • Fish pathogen
    • Lactic acid bacteria
    • Listeria monocytogenes
    • Toxicity assessment

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Microbiology
    • Molecular Medicine
    • Molecular Biology

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