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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The inoculation of forage with homofermentative lactobacilli such as Lactobacillus casei or Lactobacillus plantarum had beneficial effects on promoting lactic acid fermentation and improving silage quality [17,25].
Lactic acid fermentation may confer preservative and detoxifying effects on food and feeds.
Simultaneous liquefaction, saccharification, and lactic acid fermentation on barley starch.
The fermentation substrate of silage were regulated effectively, the sufficient substrate were provided for lactic acid fermentation, the pH value of silage could be reduced speedily, the propagation and activity of harmful microbial were inhibited in the process of silage, the fermentation quality and stability of silage were guaranteed, the better quality and palatability of silage were modulated.
The lactic acid fermentation process used to make yogurt is one of the most common--and easiest--fermentation methods to experiment with at home.
Microbiological and biochemical characterization of cassava retting, a traditional lactic acid fermentation for foo-foo (cassava flour) production.
So, Indian scientists decided to characterize the antimicrobial activity of partially purified bacteriocin produced during the natural lactic acid fermentation of carrot, radish and cucumber.
Lactobacillus, the bacteria responsible for lactic acid fermentation, is one of the best-known probiotics.
Lactic acid fermentation is a matured industrial process, its feedstock covers various biomass (Goto et al.
The lactic acid fermentation, which these bacteria perform, has long been known and applied by the humans for making different food stuffs (Savadogo et al.
Despite their complexity, the whole basis of lactic acid fermentation centers on the ability of lactic acid bacteria to produce acid, which then inhibits the growth of other, non-desirable organisms.
Luo J, Xia L, Lin J, Cen P (1997) Kinetics of Simultaneous Saccharification and Lactic Acid Fermentation Processes.