lactic acid

Figure 7-3. Mannitol formation in Leuconostoc. Phosphorylated glucose and fructose are metabolized by the heterofermentative (i.e., phosphoketolase) pathway. The reactions leading to lactic acid (from glyceralde-hyde-3-P) are not shown. Only the relevant enzymes are indicated; enzymes for all other reactions are given in Chapter 2. P=Phosphate. Adapted from Salou et al., 1994 Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60:1459-1466.

depleted suggests that some might be formed indirectly from glucose (following its conversion to fructose via glucose isomerase).

Was this article helpful?

0 0
The Miracle Of Vinegar

The Miracle Of Vinegar

You may be forgiven for thinking that these passed down secrets had gone for good, washed away with time and the modern age, But they're not. You can now own three of the best traditional did you know style reports that were much loved by our parents and grandparents. And they were pretty smart too because not only will these reports save you time and money but they'll also help you eliminate some of the scourges of modern day living such as harmful chemical usage in the home.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment