Leuconostoc

(redirected from Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. dextranicum, subsp. mesenteroides)
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Leuconostoc

[¦lü·kə′näs‚täk]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Streptococcaceae; spherical or lenticular cells occurring in pairs or chains; ferment glucose with production of levorotatory lactic acid (heterofermentative), ethanol, and carbon dioxide.