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.
In the other approach, cellulose can be prepared from the bacterial species Acetobacter xylinum, which is one of the most effective species for bacterial cellulose preparation and has high percent yield and uniform size and shape.
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).
Regulation of cellulose synthesis in Acetobacter xylinum by cyclic diguanylic acid.
Contract awarded for pulp xylinum dermal dressing sterile packaging 10 x 16 cm.
Since the 1970s, Brown and colleagues began focusing on Acetobacter xylinum (A.
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.
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.
Studies on fermentation of Monascus purpureus TISTR 3090 with bacterial cellulose from Acetobacter xylinum TISTR 967.
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.