Lactic acid bacteria


SEM: bacteria: Lactic acid bacteria (Bifido bacteria): Different Lactobacillus bacteria (coccus and rod-shaped bacteria). They convert glucose into lacic acid and are essential to the production of many food staples, like milk products and sauerkraut. Lactobacillus is an important component of mouth, intestinal, and vaginal flora. With the consumption of large amounts of sugar, however, the resulting lactic acid damages the tooth enamel. Magnification = x12,000

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