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Nitrogen compounds metabolism by lactic acid bacteria

Nitrogen compounds metabolism by lactic acid bacteria

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Published by Transworld Research Network in Trivandrum .
Written in English


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Contributed articles.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor Maria Cristina Manca de Nadra.
ContributionsManca de Nadra, María Cristina.
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23213818M
ISBN 109788178953519
LC Control Number2009311114

l-glutamaic acid is the principal excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain and an important intermediate in metabolism. In the present study, lactic acid bacteria () were isolated from six different fermented foods as potent sources of glutamic acid producers. The presumptive bacteria were tested for their ability to synthesize glutamic acid. The souring and curding of milk by lactic acid bacteria is another common example of application in everyday life. It takes place in two steps. In the first step the lactose sugar of milk is fermented into glucose by an enzyme lactose secreted by the lactic acid bacteria. In the second step there is transformation of glucose into lactic acid.

Proteins, Peptides, Amino Acids, and Other Nitrogen Compounds Fat Content, Fatty Acid Composition, and Other Lipid Compounds Minerals Vitamins and Antioxidants Strategies for Optimizing the Presence of Bioactive Compounds to Improve Health and Well-Being and/or Reduce Risk of Disease Nitrogen Metabolism Dr. Kevin Ahern. Nitrogen Metabolism. Nitrogen Forms in the Body Nucleotides (ATP, GTP, CTP, UTP, dATP, dCTP, dGTP, dTTP) Non-Protein Amino Acids Ornithine Citrulline Sarcosine Other Nitrogen-Containing Compounds Choline Vitamins Carnitine Ornithine Citrulline Sarcosine. Excretion of Nitrogen Amino Acid Metabolism.

Abstract. Fifty years ago Cori and Cori 1 3 directed the attention of biochemists to differences in the metabolism of lactic acid isomers in the rat, and in Dunlop and associates 1 9 described D-Iactic acidaemia in the bovine after overloading the rumen with carbohydrates — possibly the first ‘isomeric disease’. Since then authors like Dirksen, Huber, Juhasz and others have. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) can produce a huge amount of bioactive compounds. Since their elective habitat is food, especially dairy but also vegetal food, it is frequent to find bioactive molecules in fermented products. Sometimes these compounds can have adverse effects on .


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Also found among the autotrophic microorganisms are the sulfur-oxidizing or sulfur-compound-oxidizing bacteria, which seldom exhibit a strictly autotrophic mode of metabolism like the obligate nitrifying bacteria (see discussion of nitrogen cycle below).

The representative sulfur compounds oxidized by such bacteria are H 2 S, S 2, and S 2 O 3. Carbon and nitrogen metabolism in B. subtilis follow the general rules of intermediary metabolism in aerobic bacteria, with a complete glycolytic pathway and a tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Electron transfer to oxygen is mediated by a set of cytochromes and cytochrome oxidases, allowing efficient respiration in. Danchin, in Encyclopedia of Genetics, Intermediary Metabolism. Carbon and nitrogen metabolism in B. subtilis follow the general rules of intermediary metabolism in aerobic bacteria, with a complete glycolytic pathway and a tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Electron transfer to oxygen is mediated by a set of cytochromes and cytochrome oxidases, allowing efficient respiration in B. subtilis. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) comprise highly diverse bacterial genus and species characterized with a common feature, the ability to produce lactic acid from the fermentation of carbohydrates.

Sugar metabolism of LAB together with other metabolic capacities such as proteolytic activity. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are an order of gram-positive, low-GC, acid-tolerant, generally nonsporulating, nonrespiring, either rod-shaped or spherical bacteria that share common metabolic and physiological characteristics.

These bacteria, usually found in decomposing plants and milk products, produce lactic acid as the major metabolic end product of carbohydrate : Bacilli. IN view of the importance attached by Orla-Jensen to the nitrogen source employed in the study of the lactic acid bacteria—an importance emphasised by the results of our own studies—we have.

with the predominant formation of lactic acid. The genus Streptococcus (Table 1) contains the largest and most varied group of lactic acid bacteria. The best known species in this genus are rather specialized ecologically as a result of their exacting nutritional requirements and strong fermentative metabolism.

Biochanin A is a naturally occurring flavonoid compound that is found in plant species such as red clover (Trifolium pretense) and alfalfa (Medicago sativa). Flavonoids have been reported to regulate ruminal fermentation, and the objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of biochanin A on ruminal microbial composition and nitrogen metabolism.

The experiment was performed by in vitro. Lactic acid bacteria in the quality improvement and depreciation of wine. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 76 – Lonvaud-Funel A. Biogenic amines in wines: role of lactic acid bacteria.

FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 9– /jtbx. The homofermentative LAB convert carbohydrates to lactic acid as the only or major end-product, while the heterofermentative produce lactic acid and additional products such as ethanol, acetic acid and carbon dioxide [5,6]. Thus, the main metabolism of LAB is the degradation of different carbohydrates and related compounds by producing.

Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) have historically been used as starter cultures for the production of fermented foods, especially dairy products. Over recent years, new areas have had a strong impact on LAB studies: the application of omics tools; the study of complex microbial ecosystems, the discovery of new LAB species, and the use of LAB as.

It is not surprising that the metabolism of these two aromatic amino acids is closely linked because they differ only by the presence of a phenolic OH in the tyrosine molecule.

We will not study here their biosynthesis which — in organisms where it takes place, especially bacteria — starts from 2 compounds of the carbohydrate metabolism. Nitrogen-fixing bacteria, microorganisms capable of transforming atmospheric nitrogen into fixed nitrogen (inorganic compounds usable by plants).

More than 90 percent of all nitrogen fixation is effected by these organisms, which thus play an important role in the nitrogen cycle. lactic acid bacteria. Gram-positive bacteria that generate lactic acid as a major end product of their fermentative metabolism.

methanogens. Gram-negative bacteria that obtain energy by oxidizing inorganic nitrogen compounds such as ammonia or nitrate. oxygenic phototrophs. Lactic acid and acetic acid bacteria also occur regularly in must and wine. They are mostly undesirable due to their capacity to produce wine-spoiling compounds (acetic acid, biogenic amines, N-heterocycles, diacetyl, etc.).

In conventional winemaking, additions of sulfite or lysozyme are used to inhibit growth of spoilage microorganisms. Yeast assimilable nitrogen or YAN is the combination of Free Amino Nitrogen (FAN), ammonia (NH 3) and ammonium (NH 4 +) that is available for the wine yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae to use during e of the fermentable sugars glucose and fructose, nitrogen is the most important nutrient needed to carry out a successful fermentation that doesn't end prior to the intended point.

The theme for the book is introduced and some historical background is considered. The metabolism of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) leads to the production of different compounds that contribute.

Industrial fermentation is the intentional use of fermentation by microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi as well as eukaryotic cells like CHO cells and insect cells, to make products useful to ted products have applications as food as well as in general industry.

Some commodity chemicals, such as acetic acid, citric acid, and ethanol are made by fermentation. production of industrially important compounds. for 1. Lactic acid LAB generate ATP by fermentation of carbohydrates coupled to substrate level phosphorylation.

The two major pathways for the metabolism of hexoses are the glycolytic pathway (Embden-Meyerhof pathway) (Fig. 1), with lactic acid. Ecological importance. Anaerobic respiration is a critical component of the global nitrogen, iron, sulfur, and carbon cycles through the reduction of the oxyanions of nitrogen, sulfur, and carbon to more-reduced compounds.

The biogeochemical cycling of these compounds, which depends upon anaerobic respiration, significantly impacts the carbon cycle and global warming. Lactic Acid Bacteria as Microbial Silage Additives: Current Status and Future Outlook.

The process of aerobic deterioration of silage involves a shift to aerobic metabolism in some microorganisms and the reactivation of strict aerobes that were dormant.

Changes in nitrogen compounds during ensiling are expected.During transport of amino acids in the lactic acid bacteria cells and degradation of this nitrogen and carbon sources, lectrochemical gradient is formed, metabolic energy is yielded, enzyme.Variations in the metabolic products of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) have yielded three categories of fermentation: homofermentation, mixed‐acid metabolism, and heterofermentation.

In addition to sugars, several LAB species can metabolize citrate. Citrate fermentation in LAB leads to the production of volatile compounds.