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- Abratt, V. R., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Applied microbiology and biotechnology 2006 v.72 no.5 pp. 975-981
- Bifidobacterium longum; Escherichia coli; beta-fructofuranosidase; digestive system; fructose; gene expression; glucose; metabolism; multigene family; phenotype; phosphorylase; phylogeny; prebiotics; raffinose; sucrose; sucrose alpha-glucosidase; transcription (genetics)
- ... The role of genes involved in sucrose catabolism was investigated with a view to designing effective prebiotic substrates to encourage the growth of Bifidobacterium in the gut. Two gene clusters coding for sucrose utilisation in Bifidobacterium longum NCC2705 were identified in the published genome. The genes encoding putative sucrose degrading enzymes, namely, the scrP (sucrose phosphorylase) and ...