Propionibacterium spp.—source of propionic acid, vitamin B12, and other metabolites important for the industry

  title={Propionibacterium spp.—source of propionic acid, vitamin B12, and other metabolites important for the industry},
  author={Kamil Piwowarek and Edyta Lipińska and Elżbieta Ha{\'c}-Szymańczuk and Marek Kieliszek and Iwona Ścibisz},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  pages={515 - 538}
Bacteria from the Propionibacterium genus consists of two principal groups: cutaneous and classical. Cutaneous Propionibacterium are considered primary pathogens to humans, whereas classical Propionibacterium are widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Bacteria from the Propionibacterium genus are capable of synthesizing numerous valuable compounds with a wide industrial usage. Biomass of the bacteria from the Propionibacterium genus constitutes sources of vitamins from the B… 

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