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- Oenococcus oeni, (formerly Leuconostoc oenos), is the lactic acid bacterium most often involved in spontaneous malolactic fermentation (MLF) of wine. Peculiar biotypes of this species are used increasingly as starter cultures to enhance the organoleptic properties and micro- biological stability of red and white wines. Oenococcus oeni strains are generally difficult to isolate; they also grow slowly and are therefore difficult to study and characterize .
- Common Name: Unknown
- NCBI Taxonomy
Whole Cell Under Various Culture Conditions
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|ftsZ||Filamenting temperature-sensitive mutant Z||
|gapA||D -glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase||
|rpoA||Sigma α factor||
- Name: Vladimir Jiranek
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Institute: School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, TheUniversityofAdelaide, PMB 1, Glen Osmond, Adelaide, SA 5064, Australia
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- Zapparoli G, Torriani S, Pesente P, et al. Design and evaluation of malolactic enzyme gene targeted primers for rapid identification and detection of Oenococcus oeni in wine[J]. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 1998, 27(5): 243-246.
- Sumby, Krista M., Paul R. Grbin, and Vladimir Jiranek. Validation of the use of multiple internal control genes, and the application of real-time quantitative PCR, to study esterase gene expression in Oenococcus oeni. Applied microbiology and biotechnology 96.4 (2012): 1039-1047.