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.
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