The response of Leuconostoc mesenteroides P-60 to some compounds related to lysine.

@article{McLaren1953TheRO,
  title={The response of Leuconostoc mesenteroides P-60 to some compounds related to lysine.},
  author={Ashley A. D. McLaren and Charles A. Knight},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  year={1953},
  volume={204 1},
  pages={417-22}
}
The bacterium, Leuconostoc mesenteroides P-60, is commonly used in the assay of lysine (1, 2). In view of this fact, it is useful to know how specific or selective the organism is for this purpose. It is known that some organisms can dispense with lysine if related metabolites are provided. For example, both a-aminoadipic and oc-amino-e-hydroxycaproic acids… CONTINUE READING