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- Furumoto, Emily J., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of dairy science 2015 v.98 no.2 pp. 804-812
- Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis; DNA; annealing; genome; polymerase chain reaction; probiotics; single nucleotide polymorphism; yogurt
- ... Identification at the genus, species, and strain levels is desirable when a probiotic microorganism is added to foods. Strains of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis (BAL) are commonly used worldwide in dairy products supplemented with probiotic strains. However, strain discrimination is difficult because of the high degree of genome identity (99.975%) between different genomes of this subspecies ...