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Characterisation and metabolic studies of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces fragilis by flow microcalorimetry.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  45217     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of microcalorimetry in the routine identification of microorganisms is critically discussed and assessed. By use of flow microcalorimetric studies on Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces fragilis the role of physical parameters and that of oxygen tension are discussed. The conclusion reached is that identification of microorganisms by microcalorimetry and subsequent discussion of metabolic events revealed by the thermogram, except under restrictive conditions, is inappropriate. However flow microcalorimetry, in contrast to batch microcalorimetry which has been used in the published material on microorganism identification, may allow characterization of yeasts suitable for particular industrial processes.
A E Beezer; R D Newell; H J Tyrrell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Antonie van Leeuwenhoek     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0003-6072     ISO Abbreviation:  Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-16     Completed Date:  1981-01-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372625     Medline TA:  Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ascomycota / growth & development*
Calorimetry / methods*
Glucose / metabolism
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Saccharomyces cerevisiae / growth & development*,  metabolism
Saccharomycetales / growth & development*,  metabolism
Species Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
50-99-7/Glucose; 7782-44-7/Oxygen

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