Weird and Wonderful: Lactococcus lactis

A couple of weeks ago, Wisconsin’s state legislators approved Lactococcus lactis as the state microbe: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/16/us/16microbe.html Wisconsin is the only state that has a state microbe. Of course L. lactis is the bacteria used for making cheese and buttermilk. Specifically, … Continue reading

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