A rapid screening method to detect ethanol production by microorganisms

@inproceedings{Jacobs1983ARS,
  title={A rapid screening method to detect ethanol production by microorganisms},
  author={Cornelius Johannes Jacobs and Bernard Alexander Prior and Michael D. Kock},
  year={1983}
}
Abstract A method for detecting ethanol production by microorganisms on an agar plate is described. The assay is based on the enzymatic determination of ethanol. Yellow zones surround ethanol-producing colonies on a blue background and their diameter is an indication of the amount of ethanol produced.