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Megasphaera elsdenii

Known as: Organism LC, Peptostreptococcus elsdenii, rumen organism LC 
A species of anaerobic, Gram negative, cocci shaped bacteria in the phylum Firmicutes. This species is nonmotile, indole negative, produces acid from… 
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Hexanoic acid production by a bacterium using sucrose as an economic carbon source was studied under conditions in which hexanoic… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
This study investigated the effect of using the lactate-utilizing bacterium Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 as a probiotic… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Aims: To develop a real‐time Taq nuclease assay (TNA) to enable the in vivo enumeration of Megasphaera elsdenii. 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of a yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) culture on lactate utilization and… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The NIAH 1102 strain of Megasphaera elsdenii utilized lactate in preference to glucose when the two substrates were present. Even… 
Review
1990
Review
1990
  • M. Adams
  • Biochimica et biophysica acta
  • 1990
  • Corpus ID: 24569879
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
A hydrogenase has been purified to homogeneity from the soluble fraction of the rumen bacterium Megasphaera elsdenii, the overall… 
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
1 New flavins have been isolated from purified preparations of an electron-transferring flavoprotein (ETF) from… 
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
Slime production by microorganisms in the rumen of cattle and sheep has been advanced as a possible factor in feed-lot bloat by…