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Acetobacter xylinum mutation

Andrew Hui ahui at julian.uwo.ca
Mon Feb 9 15:09:00 EST 1998


I'm trying to produce cellulose in an agitated culture using acetobacter
xylinum subsp. sucrofermentans.  I read an article in Chemical
Technology and Biotechnology about mutating the original A. xylinum
strain by using tomato juice.  I was wondering if anyone knew how they
did this.  It wasn't too clear in the article.

Mary Anne Taylor
University of Western Ontario
mataylo3 at julian.uwo.ca

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