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A Method for Studying the Carbohydrate Metabolism of Micro-organisms

Nature volume 162, pages 150151 (24 July 1948) | Download Citation

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WE wish to emphasize the usefulness of the method of paper chromatography of sugar1,2, especially when applied on a quantitative basis3, in the study of bacterial metabolism. As an example we quote the following experiment on the utilization of sucrose by Leuconostoc mesenteroides (Lister Institute strain No. 3351).

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  1. Macaulay Institute for Soil Research, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen. April 12.

    • W. G. C. FORSYTH
    •  & D. M. WEBLEY

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