Leuconostoc


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Leuconostoc

[¦lü·kə′näs‚täk]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Streptococcaceae; spherical or lenticular cells occurring in pairs or chains; ferment glucose with production of levorotatory lactic acid (heterofermentative), ethanol, and carbon dioxide.
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Leuconostoc mesenteroides, Lactobacillus kefyr, Kliyveromyces marxianus, and Saccharomyces unisporus.
Sucrose phosphorylase genes from Streptococcus mutans and Leuconostoc mesenteroides have been found particularly advantageous for use in the present invention.
In recent joint research with the Tokyo University of Agriculture, Kikkoman also discovered that several other plant-derived lactic acid bacteria from fermented foods, such as Leuconostoc mesenteroides, are able to induce the generation of IL-12.
Marhoum (1987) found that the dominant microorganisms in hulu-mur fermentation were Lactobacillus, Acetobacter, Leuconostoc, Gluconobacter and the yeasts Saccharamyces and Candida.
Inhibitory and stimulatory effects of cumin, oregano and their essential oils on growth and acid production of Lactobacillus plantarum and Leuconostoc mesenteroides.
Price fluctuations with gum arabic compelled USDA/Agricultural Research Service scientists to produce alternan from sugar by using an enzyme called alternansucrase, produced by the Leuconostoc mesenteroides bacterium.
Los microorganismos que pueden utilizarse para la produccion de acido lactico, pertenecen a los generos Lactobacillus, Carnobacterium, Leuconostoc, Pediococcus, Streptococcus, Tetragenococcus, Lactococcus, Vagococcus, Enterococcus y Aerococcus; pero ademas es posible usar cepas de hongos como Rhizopus que producen acido L(+) lactico [13].
The resulting mass is compressed, salted, and finally put into molds, yielding in a product that--sometimes after cooking--becomes mature cheese by the action of several microorganisms, normally bacteria and yeast (Streptococcus lactis, Leuconostoc mesenteroides, Geotrichum candium, etc.
We obtained sucrose phosphorylase (from Leuconostoc mesenteroides; sucrose:orthophosphate [alpha]-D-glucosyltransferase; EC 2.
However, the CDC has received many isolates that were thought to be VISA or VRSA but, after isolation and re-identification, were found to be some other organism such as VRE, Leuconostoc, S.