Resources

Digestion (Large Intestine)

Improved Prebiotic.

Patent

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Al-Ghazzewi, F. and Tester, R. F. (2005) Improved Prebiotic. WO2005/111195 and PCT/GB2005/001888.

The potential use of hydrolysed konjac glucomannan as a prebiotic.

Journal article

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Al-Ghazzewi, F.H., Khanna, S., Tester, R. F. and Piggott, J. (2007) The potential use of hydrolysed konjac glucomannan as a prebiotic. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 87, 1758-1766.

Utilisation of Glucomannans for Health

Book chapter

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Tester, R. F. and Al-Ghazzewi, F. H. (2009) Utilisation of Glucomannans for Health In Food Hydrocolloids: Characteristics, Properties and Structures, (C H Hollingworth ed.), Chapter 9, pp 1-9. Nova Science Publishers Inc. ISBN 978-1-60876-222-4.

The synbiotic effects of konjac glucomannan hydrolysates (GMH) and lactobacilli on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella typhimurium.

Journal article

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Al-Ghazzewi, F. H., Tester, R. F. and Alvani, K. (2012) The synbiotic effects of konjac glucomannan hydrolysates (GMH) and lactobacilli on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella typhimurium. Nutrition and Food Science 42 (2), 97-101.

Efficacy of cellulase and mannanase hydrolysates of konjac glucomannan to promote the growth of lactic acid bacteria.

Journal article

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Al-Ghazzewi, F. H. and Tester, R. F. (2012) Efficacy of cellulase and mannanase hydrolysates of konjac glucomannan to promote the growth of lactic acid bacteria. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 92, 2394-2396.

Mannans and health, with a special focus on glucomannans.

Journal article

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Al-Ghazzewi, F. H. and Tester, R. F. (2013) Mannans and health, with a special focus on glucomannans. Food Research International 50, 384-391.

Effects of konjac glucomannan hydrolysates on the gut microflora of mice.

Journal article

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Elamir, A. A., Tester, R. F., Al-Ghazzewi, F. H., Kaal, H. Y., Ghalbon, A. A., Elmegrahai, N. A. and Piggott, J. R. (2008) Effects of konjac glucomannan hydrolysates on the gut microflora of mice. Nutrition and Food Science 38, 422-429.

Beneficial health characteristics of native and hydrolysed konjac (Amorphophallus konjac) glucomannan.

Review article

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Tester, R.F, and Al-Ghazzewi, A.H. (In Press) Beneficial health characteristics of native and hydrolysed konjac (Amorphophallus konjac) glucomannan. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

Inhibition of the adhesion of Escherichia coli to human epithelial cells by carbohydrates.

Journal article

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Al-Ghazzewi, F.H. and Tester, R.F. (2014) Inhibition of the adhesion of Escherichia coli to human epithelial cells by carbohydrates. Bioactive Carbohydrates And Dietary Fibre, 4, 1-5.

Glucomannans and nutrition

Review article

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Al-Ghazzewi, F.H. and Tester, R.F. (2017) Glucomannans and nutrition. Food Hydrocolloids 68 (2017) 246-254

Starch containing formulations for diarrhoea therapy

Journal article

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Xin Qi and Richard F. Tester (2018) Starch containing formulations for diarrhoea therapy. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 28 (2018) 36-40