saccharolytic


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saccharolytic

[‚sak·ə·rə′lid·ik]
(zoology)
Pertaining to an organism that metabolizes carbohydrates.
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Nitrogen and amino acid from protein provides energy sources for the growth of saccharolytic and asaccharolytic bacteria (Scott et al.
Biological, enzymatic, or microbial hydrolysis commonly involves four biologically-mediated transformations: the production of saccharolytic enzymes (cellulases and hemicellulases); the hydrolysis of carbohydrate components present in pretreated biomass to sugars; the fermentation of hexose sugars (glucose mannose, and galactose); and the fermentation of pentose sugars, xylose and arabinose [3, 4].
The gut microbiota is perceived as a key player in the health and well-being of livestock and therefore a composition with more of the potentially health-promoting dominant microorganisms (especially the saccharolytic genera/species e.
This results in a reduction in the synthesis of lactic acid and in a significant reduction in the metabolic activity of the saccharolytic microorganisms.
a haemolytic saccharolytic species of the genus Moraxella.
The focus of research at the University of Georgia and elsewhere was to evaluate the saccharolytic enzyme activity of rice and barley koji.
It is an aerobic, saccharolytic, non-spore forming gram-negative bacillus measuring 0.
Genetic interrelationships of saccharolytic Clostridium botulinum types B, E and F and related clostridia as revealed by small-subunit rRNA gene sequences.
According to the present study more attention should be paid to the development of dietary products that seek to enhance bowel function, saccharolytic fermentation and immune stimulation in the elderly population.