Lactic acid bacteria from Jijel’s traditional butter: Isolation, identification and major technological traits


  • Tayeb Idoui Laboratory of Pharmacology and Phytochemistry, University of Jijel, Jijel
  • Nour-Eddine Karam Laboratory of Pharmacology and Phytochemistry, University of Jijel, Jijel



Identification, Lactic acid bacteria, Technological properties, Traditional Butter


Twenty seven (27) lactic acid bacteria were isolated from Jijel’s traditional butter. These strains belong to three genera: Lactococcus, Lactobacillus and Leuconostoc. The results showed that Lactobacillus plantarum was the predominant species in this traditional butter. It appears that these strains have some interesting technological properties.


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Idoui T, Karam N-E. Lactic acid bacteria from Jijel’s traditional butter: Isolation, identification and major technological traits. grasasaceites [Internet]. 2008Dec.30 [cited 2022Dec.6];59(4):361-7. Available from: