Acetobacter suboxydans

Acetobacter suboxydans

[ə′sēd·ō‚bak·tər səb′äks·ə·dəns]
(microbiology)
A short, nonmotile vinegar bacterium that can oxidize ethanol to acetic acid; useful for industrial production of ascorbic and tartaric acids.
References in periodicals archive ?
Microrganismos produtores de levana Pesquisadores Acetobacter suboxydans Thachenko e Sevryugina (1989) Aerobacter leuanicum Erwinia Pterbicola Gunasekaran e Raj (1999) Streptococcus saliuarius Bacillus polymyxa Han e Clarke (1990) Fonte: Ernandes e Garcia-Cruz (2005).