homofermentative lactobacilli

homofermentative lactobacilli

[¦hō·mō·fər′men·tə·tiv ¦lak·tō·bə¦sil·ē]
(microbiology)
Bacteria that produce a single end product, lactic acid, from fermentation of carbohydrates.
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Many studies have indicated that inoculating forage with homofermentative lactobacilli such as L.
1998; 1999b) have reported that the inoculation of forage with homofermentative lactobacilli, such as Lactobacillus casei and Lactobacillus plantarum, promotes lactic acid fermentation and improves silage quality.
LAB inoculants, mainly homofermentative Lactobacilli, are often used as silage additives to stimulate lactic acid fermentation, reducing pH and thus inhibiting undesirable microorganisms and protein hydrolysis of silages (Ohyama et al.