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A new phage of Leuconostoc in FranceMIL!

Following the Lysoplus project (ANR financing and CNIEL co-financing), the phage PLE001 attacking.. Read more


Since the end of 2015, the Biodiversité collection has been enriched with 317 bacterial strains

To date the collection is composed of 911 strains of which the following genus are represented:

     Lactococcus: 101 strains
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Launch of the FranceMIL collection

This collection put at the disposal of the professionals and the scientific community gathers 3 collections :

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FranceMIL is the French National Collection of microbial genetic resources of dairy interest

Reference Collection

Collection composed of 126 strains of dairy origin


 Strains used in scientific publications or as reference for characterization or having an heritage value (diversity, originality...)

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Biodiversity Collection

Collection provided by the French dairy interbranch organisation (CNIEL)


 Diversified resources isolated from milk and dairy products of various geographical origins

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Bacteriophage Collection

Unique collection of lactic bacteriophages

Provided by the French dairy interbranch organisation (CNIEL)

Phages of Lactococcus, Streptococcus and Leuconostoc strains

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