carbon source

carbon source

Any organic molecule—e.g., carbohydrate, fat, protein—which provides the carbon required for cellular biosynthesis and can be used as a substrate to release energy from high-energy phosphate bonds—e.g., ATP.
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The type of carbohydrate present as carbon source in growth medium therefore has significant effects on lactic acid formation by LAB (Saarella et al.
A method in which a microorganism growing with a rubber being an only carbon source and powder rubber having an average particle diameter of 1 mm or less are added to a culture medium to cultivate the microorganism can be applied as treatment of making the unevenness.
Forests act as a carbon source (releasing carbon to the atmosphere) and a carbon sink (absorbing it from the atmosphere) depending on the relationship between the relative rates of photosynthesis and respiration in the forest ecosystem as a whole.
When a microorganism metabolizes a carbon source, an irreversible chemical reaction occurs, and the intensity of the purple color formed in each well over time is analyzed and compared to a database for identification.
Heterotrophic bacteria are those that require organic carbon rather than carbon dioxide as a carbon source.
irregulare to produce Glycosidases and 1,4-[beta]-Endoglucanase enzymes to break down cellulose, the cell wall component of the flax shives, was determined so that it can grow on the shives as a sole carbon source.
1986): acid production from arbutine, use of aspartate or alginate as sole carbon source, production of lipase using tween 20 as substrate and [beta]-hemolysis.
coli requires to construct the new amino acid is salt, water, and a carbon source, such as glucose.
Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria that Utilize Gasoline as a Carbon Source.
vulnificus grown in gulf water supplemented with a defined carbon source at cold temperatures is currently being investigated.
This carbon source is used in almost 95% of all cultures.