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Descriptor in English: Lactococcus
Descriptor in Spanish: Lactococcus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Lactococcus
Descriptor in French: Lactococcus
Tree number(s): B03.353.750.737.500
B03.510.400.800.500
B03.510.550.737.500
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria mainly isolated from milk and milk products. These bacteria are also found in plants and nonsterile frozen and dry foods. Previously thought to be a member of the genus STREPTOCOCCUS (group N), it is now recognized as a separate genus.
Annotation: usually non-pathogenic; in milk & milk products
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 92
DeCS UI: 30017
Descriptor UI: D017045
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 2015/04/15
Lactococcus - Preferred
Concept UI M0025900
Scope note A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria mainly isolated from milk and milk products. These bacteria are also found in plants and nonsterile frozen and dry foods. Previously thought to be a member of the genus STREPTOCOCCUS (group N), it is now recognized as a separate genus.
Preferred term Lactococcus



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