Acetobacter aceti

Acetobacter aceti

[ə′sēd·ō‚bak·tər ə′sēd·ē]
(microbiology)
An aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium capable of efficient oxidation of glucose, ethyl alcohol, and acetic acid; found in vinegar, beer, and souring fruits and vegetables.
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The main cause of lower alcohol production was its oxidation to acetic acid by Acetobacter pasteurianus and Acetobacter aceti [22].
Two different bacteria can spoil wine, Acetobacter aceti and Bluconobacter roseus.