kids encyclopedia robot

Lactobacillus facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Lactobacillus
Lactobacillus sp 01.png
Lactobacillus
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Division:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Lactobacillaceae
Genus:
Lactobacillus

Beijerinck 1901
Species

L. acidophilus
L. brevis
L. casei
L. delbrueckii
L. delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus
L. fermentum
L. helveticus
L. plantarum
L. reuteri
L. rhamnosus
L. sanfranciscensis

Lactobacillus is a genus of bacteria. Most Lactobacillus species are non-spore-forming and ferment glucose into lactose. This genus also contains several bacteria that make up part of the natural flora of the human vagina.

kids search engine
Lactobacillus Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.