The cell wall constituents of Leuconostoc citrovorum , L. mesenteroides a, and L. mesenteroides have been ascertained. All three strains. THE FUNCTION OF THE LEUCONOSTOC CITROVORUM. FACTOR IN CELL DIVISION AND THE INACTIVATION. OF AMINOPTERIN. By W. JACOBSON*. The generic name Chloropseudomonas Czurda and Maresch was not validly published because, when originally named and described, the genus did not.

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Cell Wall Constituents of Leuconostoc citrovorum and Leuconostoc mesenteroides

The estimation of glycogen with the anthrone reagent. Further purification of the fraction showed that fructose was citrovorkm factor responsible for initiating growth. Bacteriological Code, Revision. In addition to fructose, the organism required CO 2 for establishing growth. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Leuconostocs were first isolated in by Cienkowski.

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Bacteria classification phyla and orders. Leuconostoc requires rich, complex media nicotinic acid, thiamin, biotin, and pantothenic acid or one of its derivatives. The chemical composition of the cell wall in some gram-positive bacteria and its possible value as a taxonomic character.

Leuconostoc can often be found in the wild and is a part of the natural microflora in almost all farming fields. Views Read Citorvorum View history.


In addition, strain a contained l -serine as a major cell wall component. Saturated CO 2 atmosphere and catalytic amounts leuclnostoc fructose served as substitutes for plant extracts in a complex glucose medium. The culture concentrates maintained their viability and ability to produce diacetyl for at least 30 days when stored in liquid nitrogen.

Reclassification of Leuconostoc mesenteroides P.

The occurrence and location of teichoic acids in leuconosroc. Alanine, glutamic acid, lysine, glucosamine, and muramic acid were the principal amino acids and amino sugars in all three strains. A Microbial Biorealm page on the genus Leuconostoc. Additionally, certain species of Leuconostoc were found to contain plasmids, randing fromranging from 1.

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Abstract The cell wall constituents of Leuconostoc citrovorumL. Retrieved from ” https: Two single-strain cultures of Leuconostoc citrovorum were grown in a broth medium with automatic p H control. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. In other projects Wikispecies. Organoleptic analysis by an experienced flavor panel showed a preference for cottage cheese creamed with a creaming mixture prepared with a culture concentrate rather than a normal culture.



Leuconostoc is a coccus, often lenticular on agar and usually leuconosroc in pairs or chains. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Leuconostocs able to metabolize oxygen to ,H, or water in the presence of an oxidizable substrate Timothy M.

Glucose and rhamnose were the major reducing sugar constituents. It is facultative anaerobe. Leuconostoc is nonmotile, not spore forming bacteria. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Leuconostoc Scientific classification Kingdom: All three strains contained glycerol.

International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria: HarneyNicholas D. Genes were also found that encoded pyruvate dissipating enzymes that are predicted to catalyze the production of many metabolites leading to various end products of fermentation.

The growth of Leuconostoc citrovorum ML 34, an isolate associated with the malo-lactic fermentation of wine, was stimulated in part by grape, citrovoruum, cabbage, and tomato juices. The maximum population attainable was approximately equal when cultures were grown at p H 6.