Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF FERMENTED GREEN TEA LIQUID

By You-Ying Tu, Hui-Long Xia

Green tea kombucha made of sugar and single yeast was investigated for its antimicrobial activity and composition changes during fermentation. Individual and total tea polyphenols, caffeine, sucrose, reducing sugar, total sugar, pH, acetic acid and total acids, ethanol concentration, superoxide ...

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BACTERIAL CELLULOSE OF KOMBUCHA MUSHROOM TEA

By Soheir S. Abd, El-Salam

Kombucha is composed of yeast and acetic acid bacteria, especially, Acetobacter xylinum, which forms a cellulose pellicle on tea broth. The yield and properties of cellulose produced were investigated in this study; the tea broth was fermented naturally for 14 days in the presence of different ...

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BATCH FERMENTATION OF BLACK TEA BY KOMBUCHA: A CONTRIBUTION TO SCALE-UP

By Radomir V. Malbaa, Eva S. Lonar, Mirjana S. Djuri, Ljiljana A. Kolarov, Mile . Klanja

Local domestic Kombucha was used in the fermentation of 1.5 g L-1 of black tea (Indian tea, "Vitamin," Horgo, Serbia, and Montenegro), sweetened with approximately 70 g L-1 of sucrose. Inoculation was performed either with 10% or 15% (v/v) of fermentation broth from the previous process. The ...

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BIOCHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF POSSIBLE PROTECTIVE ROLE OF KOMBUCHA TEA AGAINST STRESSFUL EFFECT INDUCED BY HIGH SUCROSE DOSE

By H A Abdel, Maksoud, Raafat R Mohammed, Mohamed G Elharrif, Nedal S Abdulatif

Kombucha tea is a highly fermented beverage popularly consumed in many countries. The aim was to evaluate the possible protective effects of the usage of Kombucha as a natural agent against the stressful effects resulting from the administration of a high sucrose diet to male rabbits through ...

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BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM TEA FUNGAL BIOMASS GROWN ON TEA MANUFACTURE WASTE

By Manoj Narayani, Rasu Jayabalan

Tea fungus, which is used to prepare Kombucha tea (KT), is a symbiotic growth of acetic acid bacteria and osmophilic yeast strains in a thick jelly membrane, which has to be cultured in sugared tea. KT is composed of fermented tea broth and cellulosic pellicle layer. A portion of the cellulosic ...

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CHANGES IN MAJOR COMPONENTS OF TEA FUNGUS METABOLITES DURING PROLONGED FERMENTATION

By C Chen, BY Liu

Changes in major components and microbes in tea fungus broth or kombucha were prepared from nine different sources during a prolonged fermentation of up to 60 days were investigated. Cell concentrations of both yeasts and acetic acid bacteria in broth were generally higher than those in the ...

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COMPARISON OF THE PRODUCTS OF KOMBUCHA FERMENTATION ON SUCROSE AND MOLASSES

By Radomir V. Malbaa, Eva S. Lonar, Mirjana S. Djuri

Fermentation of 1.5 g/L of Indian black tea, sweetened either with 70 g/L of sucrose or an adequate quantity of three kinds of molasses, was conducted by domestic Kombucha (Acetobacter strains in symbiosis with Saccharomycodes ludwigii, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Saccharomyces bisporus, ...

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CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY ASSAY OF N-HEXANE EXTRACT OF SOLANUM NIGRUM L. FRUITS FERMENTED BY KOMBUCHA AGAINST MCF-7 BREAST CANCER CELL LINE

By Rahma Ziska, A Agustina, Dadih Supriadi

Background: Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women worldwide. Anticancer drugs therapy causes unwanted side effects problems that occur when treatment affects healthy tissues or organs. It is quite essential to find potential herbal as an alternative ...

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INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT SUGARS ON THE METABOLISM OF THE TEA FUNGUS

By Jurgen Reiss

The tea fungus is a symbiosis of osmophilic yeasts (mainlySchizosaccharomyces pombe, Saccharomycodes ludwigii, Pichia spec.) and acetic acid bacteria (Acetobacter xylinum, A. xylinoides, Bacterium gluconicum) used to produce teakwass with sugared black tea as substrate. The influence of the ...

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INFLUENCE OF MILK FAT CONTENT ON QUALITY OF KOMBUCHA FERMENTED MILK BEVERAGES

By J S Vitas, Tehnoloski fakultet, Novi Sad

The aim of this study is to examine the effect of milk fat content on the quality of functional kombucha fermented milk products produced from milk with 0.9%, 1.0%, and 2.2% milkfat, with the addition of 10% and 15% of kombucha inoculum prepared by the cultivation of kombucha on black tea ...

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PREPARATION OF KOMBUCHA SESAME SUGAR

By Liang Jin, Yang Dou-dou, Chen Yi-lin

Processing of Kombucha Sesame Sugar, which was mainly made with Kombucha broth,sucrose,glucose syrup,maltose, and sesame, was studied.Optimization of best processing formula, including ratio and content of each kind of sugar and sesame, was studied according to sensory evaluation.The results ...

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RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGY FOR OPTIMIZATION OF GLUCURONIC ACID PRODUCTION USING KOMBUCHA LAYER ON SOUR CHERRY JUICE

By Nafiseh Yavari, Mahnaz Mazaheri Assadi, Kambiz Larijani, M B Moghadam

The optimum conditions for the glucuronic acid production (the important key component for its detoxifying action through conjugation to the xenobiotic metabolism of the substances in the liver) using kombucha layer on sweetened sour cherry juice were determined using response surface ...

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RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGYTO OPTIMIZE A BIOPROCESS FOR KEFIRAN PRODUCTION

By Jos Manuel Pais-Chanfrau, Luis Enrique Trujillo Toledo, Paola Margarita Alvarado Cndor, Milton Jimmy Cuaran Guerrero, Jimmy Nez Prez, Leonor Margarita Rivera Intriago

Kefiran is an edible biopolymer formed by a galactose and glucose chain in nearly equal proportions. This biopolymer has important applications in the pharmaceutical and food industries. This is produced by the action of an acid-lactic bacteria and yeast consortium on lactose present in the ...

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SUCROSE AND INULIN BALANCE DURING TEA FUNGUS FERMENTATION

By Radomir V. Malbaa, Eva S. Lonar, Ljiljana A. Kolarov

Tea fungus or kombucha is a symbiosis of several yeast strains and acetic bacteria. This symbiosis is capable of converting a very simple substrate in a slightly carbonated, acidic, refreshing beverage. The usual substrate for tea fungus fermentation is black tea sweetened with sucrose. The ...

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