Selection of Lactobacillus acidophilus strains for use in “acidophilus products”

Abstract

Recent studies by DNA-DNA hybridization revealed that strains now designated as L. acidophilus, can be divided into several groups and only one group should be classified as L. acidophilus. We studied several phenotypic characteristics in representative strains from the six DNA-homology groups of L. acidophilus. No group specific pattern was observed among… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00393929

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