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… (More)
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1959-2017
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
AIM To determine whether Megasphaera elsdenii YE34 (lactic acid degrader) and Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens YE44 (alternative starch… (More)
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2003
2003
Anaerobic bacteria insensitive to chlortetracycline (64 to 256 microg/ml) were isolated from cecal contents and cecal tissues of… (More)
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2002
2002
AIMS To isolate predominant ruminal bacteria that produce trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) from linoleic acid (LA… (More)
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2002
2002
AIMS To develop a real-time Taq nuclease assay (TNA) to enable the in vivo enumeration of Megasphaera elsdenii. METHODS AND… (More)
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2002
2002
When ruminal fluid from a cow fed timothy hay was serially diluted (10-fold increments into anaerobic broth containing 15 mg ml… (More)
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1995
1995
In vitro fermentations containing a mixed culture of ruminal bacteria (ruminal fluid from a hay-fed steer), buffer, and primarily… (More)
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1993
1993
Activity of D-lactate dehydrogenase (D-LDH) was shown not only in cell extracts from Megasphaera elsdenii grown on DL-lactate… (More)
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1989
1989
Megasphaera elsdenii belongs to the group comprising the ruminal and intestinal lactate- and sugar-fermenting species. In the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Since Megasphaera elsdenii ferments a variable part of dl-lactate to butyrate, measurement of the percentage of dl-lactate… (More)
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1979
1979
A case of endocarditis caused by Megasphaera elsdenii is reported. This anaerobic grim-negative coccus has rarely been associated… (More)
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