acetic acid bacteria


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acetic acid bacteria

[ə′sēd·ik ′as·əd ‚bak′tir·ē·ə]
(microbiology)
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Acetic acid bacteria derive their energy from the oxidation of ethanol to acetic acid during respiration.
The acetic acid bacteria are found in nature where ethanol is being formed as a result of yeast fermentation of sugars and plant carbohydrates.
This indicated tolerance of the isolate to acidic conditions and ability to produce organic acids from alcohol, thereby proving its affiliation to the acetic acid bacteria group.
Currently, 6 genera of acetic acid bacteria are recognized in the Alpha Proteobacteria lineage (Figure).