Bas, D. and İ. H. Boyac (2007). "Modeling and optimization II: Comparison of estimation capabilities of response surface methodology with artificial neural networks in a biochemical reaction." Journal of Food Engineering 78(3): 846-854.
Celik, G. Y., B. Aslim and Y. Beyatli (2008). "Characterization and production of the exopolysaccharide (EPS) from Pseudomonas aeruginosa G1 and Pseudomonas putida G12 strains." Carbohydrate polymers 73(1): 178-182.
Cheirsilp, B. and S. Radchabut (2011). "Use of whey lactose from dairy industry for economical kefiran production by Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens in mixed cultures with yeasts." New biotechnology 28(6): 574-580.
Dubois, M., K. A. Gilles, J. K. Hamilton, P. Rebers and F. Smith (1956). "Colorimetric method for determination of sugars and related substances." Analytical chemistry 28(3): 350-356.
Garcia‐Garibay, M. and V. Marshall (1991). "Polymer production by Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus." Journal of applied bacteriology 70(4): 325-328.
Gassem, M., K. Schmidt and J. Frank (1997). "Exopolysaccharide production from whey lactose by fermentation with Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus." Journal of food science 62(1): 171-173.
Ghasemlou, M., F. Khodaiyan, K. Jahanbin, S. M. T. Gharibzahedi and S. Taheri (2012). "Structural investigation and response surface optimisation for improvement of kefiran production yield from a low-cost culture medium." Food Chemistry 133(2): 383-389.
Hamet, M. F., A. Londero, M. Medrano, E. Vercammen, K. Van Hoorde, G. L. Garrote, G. Huys, P. Vandamme and A. G. Abraham (2013). "Application of culture-dependent and culture-independent methods for the identification of Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens in microbial consortia present in kefir grains." Food microbiology 36(2): 327-334.
Matsukawa, S. and T. Watanabe (2007). "Gelation mechanism and network structure of mixed solution of low-and high-acyl gellan studied by dynamic viscoelasticity, CD and NMR measurements." Food Hydrocolloids 21(8): 1355-1361.
Piermaria, J. A., M. L. de la Canal and A. G. Abraham (2008). "Gelling properties of kefiran, a food-grade polysaccharide obtained from kefir grain." Food hydrocolloids 22(8): 1520-1527.
Piermaria, J. A., A. Pinotti, M. A. Garcia and A. G. Abraham (2009). "Films based on kefiran, an exopolysaccharide obtained from kefir grain: Development and characterization." Food hydrocolloids 23(3): 684-690.
Ravikumar, K., S. Krishnan, S. Ramalingam and K. Balu (2007). "Optimization of process variables by the application of response surface methodology for dye removal using a novel adsorbent." Dyes and Pigments 72(1): 66-74.
Rimada, P. S. and A. G. Abraham (2003). "Comparative study of different methodologies to determine the exopolysaccharide produced by kefir grains in milk and whey." Le Lait 83(1): 79-87.
Roeselers, G., M. Van Loosdrecht and G. Muyzer (2008). "Phototrophic biofilms and their potential applications." Journal of applied phycology 20(3): 227-235.
Sutherland, I. W. (1998). "Novel and established applications of microbial polysaccharides." Trends in biotechnology 16(1): 41-46.
Toba, T., S. Abe, K. Arihara and S. Adachi (1986). "medium for the isolation of capsular bacteria from kefir grains." Agricultural and biological chemistry.
Vuyst, D. and V. de Ven (1998). "Production by and isolation of exopolysaccharides from Streptococcus thermophilus grown in a milk medium and evidence for their growth‐associated biosynthesis." Journal of Applied Microbiology 84(6): 1059-1068.
Wang, M. and J. Bi (2008). "Modification of characteristics of kefiran by changing the carbon source of Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens." Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 88(5): 763-769.
Wang, Y., Z. Ahmed, W. Feng, C. Li and S. Song (2008). "Physicochemical properties of exopolysaccharide produced by Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens ZW3 isolated from Tibet kefir." International journal of biological macromolecules 43(3): 283-288.
Yeesang, C., S. Chanthachum and B. Cheirsilp (2008). "Sago starch as a low-cost carbon source for exopolysaccharide production by Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens." World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 24(7): 1195-1201.
Yokoi, H. and T. Watanabe (1992). "Optimum culture conditions for production of kefiran by Lactobacillus sp. KPB-167B isolated from kefir grains." Journal of fermentation and bioengineering 74(5): 327-329.
Yokota, A., S. Amachi, S. Ishii and F. Tomita (1995). "Acid sensitivity of a mutant of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis C2 with reduced membrane-bound ATPase activity." Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry 59(10): 2004-2007.