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Sulfite

sulfite

A salt of sulfurous acid; elevated in cases of molybdenum cofactor deficiency.

Sulfite dehydrogenase, an oxidoreductase catalyzing the reaction of sulfite with 2 ferricytochrome c and water to sulfate and 2-ferrocytochrome c.

Sulfite oxidase, a liver oxidoreductase (haemoprotein) catalyzing the reaction of inorganic sulfite ion with O2 and water to produce sulfate ion and H2O2; a lower activity of this enzyme is observed in cases of molybdenum cofactor deficiency.

Sulfite reductase, oxidoreductase catalyzing reduction of sulfite to H2S using some reduced acceptor.


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... not keep as well as wine because it is lower in alcohol and less acidic (also less tannin - which is a preservative). Did you use Campden tablets (sulfite) to stop fermentation? Can you let us know the correct answers after you get your report back?

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by eluned
Tue Jul 12, 2005 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Alcoholic fermentation from grape juice
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