Lactobacillaceae


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Lactobacillaceae

[‚lak·tō·bə‚sil·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
The single family of gram-positive, asporogenous, rod-shaped bacteria; they are saccharoclastic, and produce lactate from carbohydrate metabolism.
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The pigs also had much smaller proportions of bacteria from the lactobacillaceae family.