World J Microbiol Biotechnol 2022 Jan 6;38(2):25. Epub 2022 Jan 6.
Department of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, DAICENTER (DBT-AIST International Centre for Translational and Environmental Research) and Bioinformatics Centre, Sikkim University, Gangtok, 737102, Sikkim, India.
A total of 272 isolates of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) were isolated from 22 samples of naturally fermented milk products of Sikkim in India viz. dahi, soft-variety chhurpi, hard-variety chhurpi, mohi and philu, out of which, 68 LAB isolates were randomly grouped on the basis of phenotypic characteristics, and were identified by 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. Leuconostoc mesenteroides was the most dominant genus, followed by Leuc. Read More