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Vitamin and Nitrogenous Food Requirements of the True Lactic Acid Bacteria

Naturevolume 135page915 (1935) | Download Citation

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IT has now been successfully shown in this laboratory that all the lactic acid bacteria, Streptococci as well as rod-shaped forms, demand an alkali stable substance, related to bios, for their growth. The rod forms require, in addition to this substance, lactoflavin and possibly still another activator.

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  1. Biotechnical-chemical Laboratory, Royal Technical College, Copenhagen

    • S. ORLA-JENSEN

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  • Lactoflavin

    • Hellmuth Vetter

    Ergebnisse der Physiologie Biologischen Chemie und Experimentellen Pharmakologie (1936)

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