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- n. Plural form of lactococcus.
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After coagulation the cheeses are fermented with a souring agent containing lactococci and lactobacilli.
Unlike other fermented milks, in which the fermenting microbes are evenly dispersed, kefir is made by large, complex particles known as kefir grains, which house a dozen or more kinds of microbes, including lactobacilli, lactococci, yeasts, and vinegar bacteria.
Lactobacillus delbrueckii Streptococcus salivarius in rural areas, assorted lactococci and lactobacilli
There are two broad groups of starters: the moderate-temperature lactococci that are also used to make cultured creams, and the heat-loving lactobacilli and streptococci that are also used to make yogurt p.
Prevost H, Ehrlich SD, Gruss A (1996) Efficient insertional mutagenesis in lactococci and other gram-positive bacteria.
The lactococci and Leuconostoc species that produce them are “mesophilic,” or moderate-temperature lovers that probably first got into milk from particles of pasturage on the cows’ udders.