Mannitol production by Leuconostoc citreum KACC 91348P isolated from Kimchi.

@article{Otgonbayar2011MannitolPB,
  title={Mannitol production by Leuconostoc citreum KACC 91348P isolated from Kimchi.},
  author={Gan-Erdene Otgonbayar and Hyun-Ju Eom and Beom Soo Kim and Jae Hyung Ko and Nam Soo Han},
  journal={Journal of microbiology and biotechnology},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={
          968-71
        }
}
Leuconostoc genus, which comprise heterofermentative lactic acid bacteria, reduces fructose to mannitol by recycling intracellular NADH. To evaluate the mannitol productivities of different Leuconostoc species, 5 stock cultures and 4 newly isolated strains were cultivated in MRS and simplified media containing glucose and fructose (1:2 ratio). Among them, L. citreum KACC 91348P, which was isolated from kimchi, showed superior result in cell growth rate, mannitol production rate, and yield in… 

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