Exopolysaccharides produced by the recently described halophilic bacteria Halomonas ventosae and Halomonas anticariensis.

@article{Mata2006ExopolysaccharidesPB,
  title={Exopolysaccharides produced by the recently described halophilic bacteria Halomonas ventosae and Halomonas anticariensis.},
  author={Juan Antonio Mata and Victoria B{\'e}jar and Inmaculada Llamas and Soledad Arias and Philippe Bressollier and Richard Tallon and Maria C Urdaci and E. L{\'o}pez Quesada},
  journal={Research in microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={157 9},
  pages={827-35}
}
We studied exopolysaccharides (EPSs) produced by Halomonas ventosae and Halomonas anticariensis, two novel species of halophilic bacteria. Under optimum environmental and nutritional conditions, H. ventosae strains Al12(T) and Al16 excreted 28.35 mg and 28.95 mg of EPS per 100 ml of culture medium (34.55 and 38.6 mg of EPS per gram of dry cell weight) respectively. The molecular masses of the polymers were about 50 kDa and their main components were glucose, mannose and galactose. They had high… CONTINUE READING

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