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Mapping of two plasmids from Lactobacillus helveticus ILC 54, plasmid curing and preliminary studies on their involvement in lactose metabolism and peptidase activity
- Fortina, M.G., Silva, M.
- Biotechnology letters 1996 v.18 no.9 pp. 1003-1006
- Lactobacillus helveticus, lactose, metabolism, plasmid curing, plasmids, restriction mapping
- Two plasmids isolated from Lactobacillus helveticus strain ILC 54 were analysed by restriction digestion. A restriction map of the 14.3 and 5.6 kb plasmids is presented. Plasmid-curing studies suggest that these plasmids are involved in lactose metabolism and peptidase activity.