ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

D. Raja1 and A. David Ravindran2
1Sanat Products Limited, Kodairoad -624206, Dindigul District, Tamilnadu, India.
2Department of Biology, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram – 624 302, Tamilnadu, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2011;5(1):489-491
© The Author(s). 2011
Received: 10/07/2010 | Accepted: 04/08/2010 | Published: 30/04/2011

The present study was aimed to enumerate the total bacterial count in Spirulina platensis powder and to reduce their bacterial level by different treatments such as storaging in different temperature, N2 and CO2 gas packaging, Lactobacillus and glucose, tyndalization. While comparing the sample with the treated samples, the bacterial load was found to be reduced in treated samples. Treatments such as CO2 gas packaging and storage in 5 and 120C shows increased level.


Spirulina, Lactobacillus, Tyndalization

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