common fermentation pathway?
Forday Wayne Lee
fwl at titan.np.ac.sg
Tue Apr 16 20:15:43 EST 1996
In article <NEWTNews.829413962.18685.mowhite at dialup.netvision.net.il>,
Michal White <mowhite at netvision.net.il> wrote:
>In Article<4kbne8$1sr at masala.cc.uh.edu>, <hua at uh.edu> write:
:>> Please help!!! Does anyone know an example of a fermentation reaction
:>> carried out by any bacterium?
:>I think any reaction in the Krebes cycle (ie breakdown of a 3 carbon sugar to
:>CO2 etc) will be a reasonable answer.
:>mowhite at netvision.net.il
Not all bacteria possess a Krebs cycle. Lactic acid bacteria and Zymomonas
mobilis are two examples.
Wayne Lee Forday, Biotechnology Department
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
fwl at np.ac.sg
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