lactic acid fermentation

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lac·tic ac·id fer·men·ta·tion

the production of lactic acid in milk, or other carbohydrate-containing media, caused by the presence of any one of a number of lactic acid bacteria.

lactic acid fermentation

1 the anaerobic production of lactic acid from glucose.
2 the souring of milk.
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lactococci, leuconostocs, weissella, streptococci, pediococci, and enterococci, grow vigorously and start lactate fermentation by creating an anaerobic environment suitable for the development of lactobacilli (Ennahar et al.
1] in this lactate fermentation process is not well understood and warrants further investigation.
4%) used in the present study seemed insufficient for the promotion of lactate fermentation because a WSC content higher than 6% or 7% has been reported to be favorable for lactate fermentation (Oshima et al.
Homolactic bacterial inoculants are added to silage mainly to induce lactate fermentation thereby accelerating a rapid pH decline which preserves the silage.

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