Query: NC_013062:2162417 Flavobacteriaceae bacterium 3519-10, complete genome Lineage: Flavobacteriaceae bacterium; Flavobacteriaceae; unclassified Flavobacteriaceae; Flavobacteriales; Bacteroidetes; Bacteria General Information: This bacterium was cultured from ancient Antarctic ice (>420,000 yrs). It produces a protein that appears critical to survival in ice.
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General Information: Isolated from mung bean sprouts. This microbe is a member of the lactic acid bacteria and produces lactic acid from sugars. It is found in many environments including plant and animal habitats. Lactococcus lactis is used as a starter culture for the production of cheese products (such as cheddar) and in milk fermentations and, as such, is one of the most important microbes in the food industry. The degradation of casein, acidification by lactic acid, and production of flavor compounds, processes that are caused by the bacteria, contribute to the final product.