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lac·to·ba·cil·lus

 (lăk′tō-bə-sĭl′əs)
n. pl. lac·to·ba·cil·li (-sĭl′ī′)
Any of various rod-shaped, oxygen-tolerant anaerobic bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus that ferment sugars to lactic acid and are used in the production of certain foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, and pickles.

lactobacillus

(ˌlæktəʊbəˈsɪləs)
n, pl -li (-laɪ)
(Microbiology) any Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Lactobacillus, which ferments carbohydrates to lactic acid, for example in the souring of milk: family Lactobacillaceae

lac•to•ba•cil•lus

(ˌlæk toʊ bəˈsɪl əs)

n., pl. -cil•li (-ˈsɪl aɪ)
any of various anaerobic bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lactobacillus - a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Lactobacillus - type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae
acidophilus, Lactobacillus acidophilus - a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics
Translations

lactobacillus

n lactobacilo
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Protective Effect of Lactobacillus helveticus and Lactobacillus casei on Encephalomyocarditis-Virus-Induced Disease in Mice," Food Agric.
In a placebo-controlled trial involving hypertensive patients, 8 weeks of consuming sour milk fermented by Lactobacillus helveticus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae resulted in significant reductions in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure [20].
Characterization and purification of helveticin J and evidence for a chromosomally determined bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus helveticus 481.
The investigators also intend to construct derivatives of Lactobacillus helveticus CNRZ32 that overexpress specific esterase activity.