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Respiratory chains and bioenergetics of acetic acid bacteria.
Publisher Summary The chapter discusses the respiratory chains and bioenergetics of acetic acid bacteria. Acetic acid bacteria are obligate aerobes and well known as “vinegar producers.” They produceExpand
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Three distinct quinoprotein alcohol dehydrogenases are expressed when Pseudomonas putida is grown on different alcohols.
A bacterial strain that can utilize several kinds of alcohols as its sole carbon and energy sources was isolated from soil and tentatively identified as Pseudomonas putida HK5. Three distinctExpand
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Sequence analysis of pqq genes required for biosynthesis of pyrroloquinoline quinone in Methylobacterium extorquens AM1 and the purification of a biosynthetic intermediate.
Methylobacterium extorquens AM1 produces pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), the prosthetic group of methanol dehydrogenase. Two genes clusters have been shown to be required for PQQ biosynthesis in thisExpand
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5-Keto-d-Gluconate Production Is Catalyzed by a Quinoprotein Glycerol Dehydrogenase, Major Polyol Dehydrogenase, in Gluconobacter Species
ABSTRACT Acetic acid bacteria, especially Gluconobacter species, have been known to catalyze the extensive oxidation of sugar alcohols (polyols) such as d-mannitol, glycerol, d-sorbitol, and so on.Expand
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New developments in oxidative fermentation
Abstract. Oxidative fermentations have been well established for a long time, especially in vinegar and in L-sorbose production. Recently, information on the enzyme systems involved in theseExpand
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Correlation between acetic acid resistance and characteristics of PQQ-dependent ADH in acetic acid bacteria
In this study, we compared the growth properties and molecular characteristics of pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ)-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) among highly acetic acid-resistant strains ofExpand
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Membrane-bound Sugar Alcohol Dehydrogenase in Acetic Acid Bacteria catalyzes L-Ribulose Formation and NAD-Dependent Ribitol Dehydrogenase is Independent of the Oxidative Fermentation
To identify the enzyme responsible for pentitol oxidation by acetic acid bacteria, two different ribitol oxidizing enzymes, one in the cytosolic fraction of NAD(P)-dependent and the other in theExpand
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Quinoproteins: structure, function, and biotechnological applications
Abstract. A new class of oxidoreductase containing an amino acid-derived o-quinone cofactor, of which the most typical is pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), is called quinoproteins, and has beenExpand
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Quinohemoprotein alcohol dehydrogenases: structure, function, and physiology.
Quino(hemo)protein alcohol dehydrogenases (ADH) that have pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) as the prosthetic group are classified into 3 groups, types I, II, and III. Type I ADH is a simpleExpand
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Development of Thermotolerant Acetic Acid Bacteria Useful for Vinegar Fermentation at Higher Temperatures
Thermotolerant acetic acid bacteria that can grow at 37 to 40°C were collected from places all over Thailand. They were divided into several groups according to their taxonomic and physiologicalExpand
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