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Acetobacter

Acetobacter

(Science: bacteria) acetobacter is a genus of rod-shaped, flagellated or nonmotile bacteria that oxidize ethanol to acetic acid.

These bacteria are commonly found on fruits and vegetables and although they are used commercially to produce vinegar (especially acetobacter aceti), they are considered pests by brewers and vintners.

Origin: L. Acetum = vinegar.


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electroporation

E. coli will not readily take up naked DNA. Other species can, but not E. coli . If you are looking for a specific gene from Acetobacter bulgaricus your best bet is indeed to try a BAC. There are many kits commercially available (Google "BAC cloning kit" and your country of ...

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by canalon
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:30 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: electroporation
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electroporation

sure, you can do salmon's DNA into acetobacter. It's just questionable, whether will the DNA stay or will be degraded or what you want to do with it (but I guess nothing since you don't care about the organisms :-D ).

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by JackBean
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:43 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: electroporation
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fructose to ethanol

I would guess that ACETObacter does not produse ethanol at all

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by JackBean
Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:23 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: fructose to ethanol
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fructose to ethanol

is acetobacter convert fructose to ethanol ? and how they do it ?

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by truf777
Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: fructose to ethanol
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Re: fruit and acetic acid

Look into Acetobacter and yeast, then ;) Theyll convert sugar alcohol to acetic acid + h2o

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by chemex
Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: fruit and acetic acid
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