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Commercial Uses for Protists in food

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paige hathorn

on 22 January 2013

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Paige Hathorn
Mikayla Vicknair Commercial Uses for Protists in Food Protist that have Commercial Use

Chemicals taking from protists in everyday products Commonly found in different types of bread
Used in leavening agent bread. It converts the sugars in the dough into carbon dioxide.
Bakers yeast is also known as Saccharomyces which is commonly used in alcoholic fermentation
Used both as itself and as an extract Yeast Lactobacillus Delbrueckill
Feeds on lactose which helps it produce lactic acid preserves milk. It is used by itself Dairy Bifidobacterium
Normally lives in the intestines
Taken by the mouth
Restores the "good bacteria"
Prevent diarrhea
Used by itself Medicine Citations
Tyson, A. (2011, March 31). List of food with protist, fungi, & bacteria in them. Retrieved from http://www.livestrong.com/article/275212-list-of-foods-with-protists-fungi-bacteria-in-them/
Wikipedia . (10 S). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactobacillus_delbrueckii_subsp._bulgaricus
Find a vitamin or supplement bifidobacteria. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-891-BIFIDOBACTERIA.aspx?activeIngredientId=891&activeIngredientName=BIFIDOBACTERIA
Colton Larson, (Jan 21, 2011) Protists Around the House. Retrieved from https://sites.google.com/a/chs.coppellisd.com/period3-l-colton-aqsci/protists-arround-the-house
University of Maryland Medical Center (2011) Beta-carotene. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/beta-carotene-000286.htm Streptococcus Thermophilus
Found in fermented milk products, widely used in the dairy industry
Examples: mozzarella cheese and yogurt
It is used by itself Products Toothpaste- Carrageenan
Salad dressing- Alginate
Margarine (butter)- Beta-Carotene
Whipped cream- Carrageenan
Mayo- Carrageenan
Great Value Ice Cream- Carrageenan, Beta Carotene
Cheese- Beta Carotene What they do in the Products Carrageenan is used for thickening agent
Beta-Carotene type of pigment
Alginate is a natural carbohydrate that comes from algae in seaweed (kelp) and is used in many processed foods.
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