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Lactobacillus


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A genus of Gram-positive anaerobic or facultatively aerobic bacilli that produce lactate from glucose. They are important in cheese- and yoghurt-making and the production of sauerkraut and silage.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


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