Cheese makers also often add cultures or lactic acid to their milk to keep it from spoiling during fermentation.
They would be slightly modified, being absorbed in combination with the (lactic) acid of the stomach.
lactic acid:fermentation in milk, 63;theory in cheese-curing, 174.
The lactic acid is neutralized by bicarbonate of sodium, the latter being also called baking soda.
lactic acid is never present at the height of digestion in health.
Whey is composed of water, minerals, and milk sugar or lactic acid, and is the least valuable part of the milk.
He proved the ferment of lactic acid to be an organism of a certain kind.
They are the lactic and putrid ferments, as the yeast-plant is the alcoholic ferment of sugar.
These little infusori may be sown like the yeast of beer or the lactic ferment.
In the cheese curd, the milk sugar is rapidly changed into lactic acid by the action of the bacteria.
lactic lac·tic (lāk'tĭk)
Of, relating to, or derived from milk.