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High-yield fermentation of pentoses into lactic acid
This strain can ferment xylose as efficiently as glucose and shows high tolerance for lactic acid as well as extraneous toxins, and can ferment the mixed sugars present in acid-treated hydrolysate of softwood, giving yields similar to that of pure sugar but at a slower rate.
The role of aminopeptidase PepS in the growth of Streptococcus thermophilus is not restricted to nitrogen nutrition
Aims:  To investigate the effect of an absence of aminopeptidase PepS on the growth of Streptococcus thermophilus on different media and at different temperatures.
Evidence for phosphonate usage in the coral holobiont
The unusually high phnA diversity in coral-associated bacteria is demonstrated and enhances the understanding of the wide taxonomic and environmental distribution ofphnA, and highlights the importance of phosphonates in marine ecosystems.
Production of lactic acid from pulp mill solid waste and xylose using Lactobacillus delbrueckii (NRRL B445)
  • S. Thomas
  • Chemistry, Medicine
    Applied biochemistry and biotechnology
  • 2000
Using the simultaneoussaccharification and fermentation (SSF) technique, pulp mill solid waste cellulose was converted into glucose using cellulase enzyme and glucose into lacticacid using NRRL B445 using an experimental procedure with a nonglucose medium to eliminate the lag phase.
Temperature-induced changes in the sporicidal activity and chemical properties of glutaraldehyde.
Treatment of spores with freshly prepared glutaraldehyde solutions at temperature above 40 C reduced the effect of pH on sporicidal activity and alkaline solutions stored at 4, 20, and 37 C showed comparatively few changes in their properties.
Biological conversion of cyclic alkanes and cyclic alcohols into dicarboxylic acids: biochemical and molecular basis
This article reviews recent advancements in the field of cyclic alcohol oxidation with focus on the biochemical and genetic characterization of the gene functions and potential biocatalysis applications of these enzymes.
Screening of Bacterial Isolates from Seafood-Wastes for Chitin Degrading Enzyme Activity
Present work was undertaken for the isolation and characterisation of chitinolytic bacteria from waste-seafood, and indigenous strains isolated from a variety of marine-sources may prove to be industrially beneficial for their enzyme production for degraded chitin in environment clean-up, polluted with decaying sea-food and wastes originated from their processing.
Effect of specific inhibitors on the anaerobic reductive dechlorination of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol by a stable methanogenic consortium.
Whereas reductive dechlorination activity was not affected by 2% ethylene in the gas phase, 25 mM bromoethanesulfonic acid (BESA) had a direct inhibitory effect on this process and the choice of BESA as a specific inhibitor for identifying the subpopulations involved in reductiveDechlorination of chloroaromatics is questionable.