Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Holzapfel

 
Current affiliation:
Professor at Handong Global University, South Korea
 
Recent publications:
  • Ji, Y.S., Kim, H.N., Park, H.J., Lee, J.E., Yeo, S.Y., Yang, J-.S., Park, S.Y., Yoon, H.S., Cho, G.S., Franz, C.M.A.P., Bomba, A., Shin, H.K. and H. Holzapfel, W.H., 2012. Modulation of the murine microbiome with a concomitant anti-obesity effect by Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Lactobacillus sakei NR28. Beneficial Microbes 3(1): 13-22.
  • Yoon, H., Ju, J., Kim, H., Park, H., Ji, Y., Le, J., Shin, H., Do, M. and Holzapfel, W., 2012. Reduction in cholesterol absorption in Caco-2 cells through the down-regulation of Niemann-Pick C1-like 1 by the putative probiotic strains Lactobacillus rhamnosus BFE5264 and Lactobacillus plantarum NR74 from fermented foods. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 2012, Early Online: 1–9.
  • Todorov, S.D., Vaz-Velho, M., de Melo Franco, B.D.G. and Holzapfel, W.H., 2013. Partial characterization of bacteriocins produced by three strains of Lactobacillus sakei, isolated from salpicao, a fermented meat product from North-West of Portugal. Food Control 30: 111-121.
  • Ji, Y., Kim, H., Park, H., Lee, J., Lee, H., Shin, H.-K., Kim, B., Franz, C.M.A.P. and Holzapfel, W.H., 2013. Functionality and safety of lactic bacterial strains from Korean kimchi. Food Control 31: 467-473.

 

Expertise and research areas:
Functionality and physiology of probiotic bacteria, particularly lactic acid bacteria in different environments and ecosystems