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Leuconostos oenos

Old name of Oenococcus oeni; see below Lactic acid bacteria,

group of bacteria (MSB), one of the few that can survive in an acidic solution. You do not need oxygen. So it's about anaerobic Bacteria for which oxygen is poison, so to speak. They are in the milk and are involved in the production of cheese, yoghurt or sour milk. Their growth or their increase in grapes takes place only to a small extent. At the...

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