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What does EPS stand for?

EPS stands for Exopolysaccharide

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Tristan Lagarde, international sales manager, Phytomer: The Phytomer scientific team identified a new and 100% natural source of marine ingredients: ExoPolySaccharides, or EPS.
Food scientists and researchers working around the world also discuss dairy starter cultures, Leuconostoc and its use in dairy technology, food fermentation and production of biopreservatives, exopolysaccharides from lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria, and fermentation ecosystems.
Biofilms are organized structures, primarily made of exopolysaccharides, water, and microbes, that are formed by one or several species of bacteria attached to solid surfaces.
Strains can also assume a rugose phenotype (identifiable on culture by a characteristic rough/wrinkled appearance), in which the microorganism produces large quantities of an amorphous exopolysaccharide, leading to formation of a biofilm that is resistant to chlorine, UV light, and other standard disinfectants (19).