Lactobacillus bulgaricus | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-104349 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 12 Nov 2012
Organism information
Lactobacillus bulgaricus
Kingdom Bacteria
Phylum Firmicutes
Class Bacilli
Order Lactobacillales
Family Lactobacillaceae
Genus Lactobacillus
Species delbrueckii
Species bulgaricus
  • Thermobacterium bulgaricum
  • Bacillus bulgaricus
Bacteria
Characteristics related to biosafety
First identified in 1905 by Stamen Grigorov, who named it Bacillus bulgaricus
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Bacterium commonly used for the manufacture of yoghurt. It is therefore widely available industrially.
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  • Food
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