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Record number 432835
Title Electron transport chains of lactic acid bacteria - walking on crutches is part of their lifestyle
Author(s) Brooijmans, R.J.W.; Vos, W.M. de; Hugenholtz, J.
Source F1000 Biology Reports 1 (2009). - ISSN 1757-594X
Department(s) Microbiological Laboratory
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2009
Abstract A variety of lactic acid bacteria contain rudimentary electron transport chains that can be reconstituted by the addition of heme and menaquinone to the growth medium. These activated electron transport chains lead to higher biomass production and increased robustness, which is beneficial for industrial applications, but a major concern when dealing with pathogenic lactic acid bacteria.
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