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An overview of lactic acid bacteria

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Khalisanni Khalid

Key Words: Antimicrobial compound, Fermentation, Lactic acid bacteria (LAB)

Int. J. Biosci.1( 3), 1-13, June 2011


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Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are renowned for the potential of producing antimicrobial compound and other value added products. Undeniable to concern these probiotic has contributed to the importance of human life. Deserving an attention for its capabilities, this paper will discuss on the general description of lactic acid bacteria, genetics, metabolism and its application to the industries.


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