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Rhizomucor miehei

Rhizomucor miehei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Mucorales
Family: Mucoraceae
Genus: Rhizomucor
Species: R. miehei
Binomial name
Rhizomucor miehei
(Cooney & R. Emers.) Schipper

Rhizomucor miehei is a species of fungus. It is commercially used to produce enzymes which can be used to produce a microbial rennet to curd milk and produce cheese.[1]


  1. ^ Preetha, S.; Boopathy, R. (1997). World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 13 (5): 573.  

External links

  • Index Fungorum listing
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