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  1. Lactobacillus plantarum

    Lactobacillus plantarum is a widespread member of the genus Lactobacillus, commonly found in many fermented food products as well as anaerobic plant matter. It is also present in saliva. It has the ability to liquefy gelatin. L. plantarum has one of the largest genomes known among the lactic acid bacteria and is a very flexible and versatile species.

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  1. Lactobacillus plantarum

    A species of rod-shaped, LACTIC ACID bacteria used in PROBIOTICS and SILAGE production.


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