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SPOROLACTOBACILLUS NOV. SUBGEN.
A motile, spore-forming and rod-shaped bacterium was isolated from a chiken feed. The strain is Gram-positive, catalase-negative and is a typical homo-lactic acid fermenter producing leavo-rotatoryExpand
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PURIFICATION AND PROPERTIES OF LACTIC DEHYDROGENASE OF LACTOBACILLUS CASEI
1. From the cells of a strain of Lactobacillus casei, three kinds of lactic dehydrogenase were isolated. These are (i) a flavin-containing D-lactic dehydrogenase, (ii) a flavin-containing L-lacticExpand
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Studies on DL-Forming Lactic Acid Bacteria. Part III
(1)Lactobacillus sakeのラセミアーゼ形成について実験を行い,本菌のラセミアーセは一種の適応酵素であることを認めた. (2)本酵素の誘起にはこの菌が本来生成すべきL (+)-乳酸のみが有効であるが,一旦形成されたラセミアーゼはD-, L-両乳酸に殆んど同じ活度で作用する. (3) D(-)-乳酸は強くラセミアーゼ形成を妨げるし,Expand
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AUTO-SPHEROPLASTIZATION AND CELL-PERMEATION IN SPOROLACTOBACILLUS INULINUS
Tadpole-like cells of Sporolactobacillus inulinus are nothing but partial spheroplasts formed by the imbalance between cell-elongation and cell-wall formation. This phenomenon was termedExpand
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Chemical composition of the protoplast membrane of Bacillus megaterium.
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TAXONOMIC STUDIES ON THE HIOCHI-BACTERIA, SPECIFIC SAPROPHYTES OF SAKE
1) Sixty-four strains of hiochi-bacteria isolated from spoiled sake have been used for this research.2) Hiochi-bacteria have been recognized to belong to the mesophilic lactic acid bacteria. They canExpand
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STUDIES ON THE PENTOSE METABOLISM BY MICROORGANISMS
1) Pentose fermentation by various lactic acid bacteria can be classified into the following two types : a) Formula (I) which proceeds according to the Fred-Peterson-Anderson system, and b) formulaExpand
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DL-FORMING LACTIC ACID BACTERIA
(1) All the DL-forming lactic acid bacteria used in this research, i.e., Lactobacillus plantarum (2 strains), L. arabinosus, L. japonicus, L. brevis, and Pediococcus hennebergi, demand nicotinic acidExpand
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TAXONOMIC STUDIES ON THE GENUS PEDIOCOCCUS
A taxonomic study has been carried out on the pediococci collected from various mashes, wort, yeasts and beer, including authentic strains.From a comparison of growth ranges toward pH andExpand
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