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Descriptor English:   Zymomonas 
Descriptor Spanish:   Zymomonas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Zymomonas 
Synonyms English:   Zymomonas mobilis  
Tree Number:   B03.440.450.980
Definition English:   A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that is not known to be pathogenic for man, animals, or plants. Its organisms are spoilers for beers and ciders and in sweet English ciders they are the causative agents of a secondary fermentation known as "cider sickness." The species Z. mobilis is used for experiments in molecular genetic studies. 
Indexing Annotation English:   non-pathogenic but spoils fermented beverages
History Note English:   93 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology GE genetics
GD growth & development IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PY pathogenicity PH physiology
RE radiation effects UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   30456 
Unique Identifier:   D017355 

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