LACTIC ACID BACTERIA (LAB)

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Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a group of Gram positive, non-sporing bacteria that carryout lactic acid fermentation of carbohydrates or sugars. Lactic acid fermentation is […]

FERMENTATION MEDIA

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Fermentation media is simply defined as those preparations that support the growth of microorganisms used in a fermentation process. The fermentation media used for the […]

TYPES OF FERMENTATION

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Fermentation processes are broadly divided into two parts viz: liquid fermentation and solid fermentation. In liquid fermentation, the microbial cells are suspended in an aqueous […]

FERMENTATION

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The phrase fermentation is derived from the Latin word “fevere” – which means “to boil”. Itwas first coined and used by Louis Pasteur – who […]