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Nutritional properties ofCorynebacterium laevaniformans

Dias, FF and Bhat, JV (1964) Nutritional properties ofCorynebacterium laevaniformans. In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 30 (1). pp. 176-184.

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The nutritional profiles ofCorynebacterium laevaniformans and the other levan synthesizing coryneform organism isolated by Henis and Aschner (1954) have been studied.C. laevaniformans required biotin, thiamine and pantothenic acid for growth while the Henis and Aschner strain required the former two vitamins only. Two of the six strains ofC. laevaniformans had, in addition, a requirement for glutamate.C. laevaniformans has been shown to be able to degrade levan in growing cultures. Some properties of a cell-free levansucrase are described.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Publisher: Springer
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Springer.
Department/Centre: Others
Date Deposited: 21 May 2010 05:15
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/27985

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