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Lactobacillus helveticus CRA-FLC Lh 31


Species Lactobacillus helveticus 
Isolated by CRA-FLC (Lodi) 
Identified by CRA-FLC microbiology group 
Accession Number CRA-FLC Lh 31  
Year 1990 
State Italy 
Region (regione) Lombardia 
District (provincia) Lodi 
Isolated from Grana Padano cheese whey starter  
Location Padana plain 
Place of maintenance Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie
Mainteinance Method
Mainteinance Method
frozen (-80 °C)freeze-dried
Growing method MRS medium; 42°C; anaerobic 
Year 1991 
Biological and biochemical characterization data on pH curve and % lactic acid in milk available 
Molecular characterization Identified by PCR; 
Molecular markers Ribotyping; Cell wall protein profiling; RAPD-PCR 
Others Strong PepN activity 
Effectiveness of chemometric techniques in discrimination of Lactobacillus helveticus biotypes from natural dairy starter cultures on the basis of phenotypic characteristics. Applied Environ. Microbiol. 65, 1450-1454 (1999) Gatti et al.
Molecular diversity and relationship within Lactobacillus helveticus as revealed by RFLP and sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene. Applied Environ. Microbiol. 66,1259 ( 2000). Giraffa et al
Supply Dried