The molecular and phenotypic characterization of fructophilic lactic acid bacteria isolated from the guts of Apis mellifera L. derived from a Polish apiary

@article{Pachla2018TheMA,
  title={The molecular and phenotypic characterization of fructophilic lactic acid bacteria isolated from the guts of Apis mellifera L. derived from a Polish apiary},
  author={Artur Pachla and Magdalena Wicha and Aneta A. Ptaszyńska and Grzegorz Borsuk and Łucja Łaniewska –Trokenheim and Wanda Małek},
  journal={Journal of Applied Genetics},
  year={2018},
  volume={59},
  pages={503-514}
}
This paper describes taxonomic position, phylogeny, and phenotypic properties of 14 lactic acid bacteria (LAB) originating from an Apis mellifera guts. Based on the 16S rDNA and recA gene sequence analyses, 12 lactic acid bacteria were assigned to Lactobacillus kunkeei and two others were classified as Fructobacillus fructosus. Biochemically, all isolated lactic acid bacteria showed typical fructophilic features and under anaerobic conditions grew well on fructose, but poorly on glucose. Fast… Expand
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