Sphingomonas elodea

Sphingomonas elodea

A prokaryote name with no current standing in prokaryotic nomenclature.
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The composition and structure of native gellan gum produced by commercial fermentation is identical to the naturally occurring polysaccharide formed by Sphingomonas elodea on plants of Lily pad varieties.
Gel or gel gum is produced from the bacterial fermentation of Sphingomonas elodea, a gram negative non-pathogenic bacterium.
Students at varying points of expertise will investigate the genetic code of the bacterium Sphingomonas elodea, which produces a substance used in food, pharmaceuticals, air fresheners and science labs.