Acetobacter

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Acetobacter

[ə′sēd·ō‚bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria of uncertain affiliation comprising ellipsoidal to rod-shaped cells as singles, pairs, or chains; they oxidize ethanol to acetic acid. Also known as acetic acid bacteria; vinegar bacteria.
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Studart's group members and first authors Patrick R'hs and Manuel Schaffner used the bacteria Pseudomonas putida and Acetobacter xylinum in their work.
coli (with maximum of oxygen depleted after 1 min), lactate as best hydrogen donor for Gluconobacter oxydans (with maximum dissolved oxygen depleted in 2 minutes) and lactate and a-glycerophosphate as best hydrogen donors for Acetobacter xylinum (maximum oxygen dissolved oxygen depleted after 5 minutes).
Los productores mas eficientes son las bacterias Gram-Negativas del genero Acetobacter, Acetobacter xylinum (reclasificadas como Gluconoacetobacter xylinus), que se usan como microorganismos modelo en los estudios basicos y aplicados sobre este producto.
Por otra parte, se han aislado y caracterizado cepas altamente productoras en cultivo agitado, tales como Acetobacter xylinum BCR5 [29], Acetobacter xylinum subsp.
Este trabajo fue financiado por el Centro de Investigaciones de la Universidad Libre (CIUL) Seccional Barranquilla, en el marco del proyecto Caracterizacion de la sintesis de celulosa por Acetobacter xylinum.
Structural characterization of the Acetobacter xylinum endo-beta-1,4-glucanase CMCax required for cellulose biosynthesis.
Studies on fermentation of Monascus purpureus TISTR 3090 with bacterial cellulose from Acetobacter xylinum TISTR 967.
These membranes consist of polysaccharides formed by thousands of molecules of cellobiose synthesized by the bacterium Acetobacter xylinum.
Cellulose synthesized by Acetobacter xylinum is used as raw material for fabrication of the [membrane.
Produced by a bacterium known as Acetobacter xylinum, the cellulose is strong enough to cope with blood pressure and works well with the body's own tissue.
Cellulose synthesized by the aerobic bacterium Acetobacter xylinum has been useful as a model system for studying of microbial cellulose utilization.
Bacterial cellulose (BC) produced by Acetobacter xylinum has the same composition but has unique properties compared with cellulose from plants and can be considered superior on many accounts.