Biotechnological Applications of Acetic Acid Bacteria

@article{Raspor2008BiotechnologicalAO,
  title={Biotechnological Applications of Acetic Acid Bacteria},
  author={Peter Raspor and Du{\vs}an Goranovi{\vc}},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Biotechnology},
  year={2008},
  volume={28},
  pages={101 - 124}
}
The acetic acid bacteria (AAB) have important roles in food and beverage production, as well as in the bioproduction of industrial chemicals. In recent years, there have been major advances in understanding their taxonomy, molecular biology, and physiology, and in methods for their isolation and identification. AAB are obligate aerobes that oxidize sugars, sugar alcohols, and ethanol with the production of acetic acid as the major end product. This special type of metabolism differentiates them… 

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