leuconostoc mesenteroides

Summary

Summary: A species of Leuconostoc that occurs on fruits and vegetables and in their fermented products, as well as FERMENTED DAIRY PRODUCTS. It produces LACTIC ACID and BACTERIOCINS and is used as a PROBIOTIC; however, it has also caused infections in immunocompromised patients.

Top Publications

  1. Franco Cendejas R, Colín Castro C, Hernández Durán M, López Jácome L, Ortega Peña S, Cerón González G, et al. Leuconostoc mesenteroides periprosthetic knee infection, an unusual fastidious Gram-positive bacteria: a case report. BMC Infect Dis. 2017;17:227 pubmed publisher
    Periprosthetic joint infections are mainly caused by Gram-positive cocci. Leuconostoc mesenteroides is a rare microorganism mainly causing bloodstream infections...
  2. Xu W, Yu S, Liu Q, Zhang T, Jiang B, Mu W. Enzymatic Production of Melibiose from Raffinose by the Levansucrase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides B-512 FMC. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:3910-3918 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a characterized levansucrase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides B-512 FMC was further used to study the bioproduction of melibiose from raffinose...
  3. Ouattara H, Ouattara H, Droux M, Reverchon S, Nasser W, Niamke S. Lactic acid bacteria involved in cocoa beans fermentation from Ivory Coast: Species diversity and citrate lyase production. Int J Food Microbiol. 2017;256:11-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Ribosomal 16S gene sequence analysis showed that Lactobacillus plantarum and Leuconostoc mesenteroides are the dominant LAB species in these six regions...
  4. Nam S, Kim Y, Walsh M, Wee Y, Yang K, Ko J, et al. Synthesis and Functional Characterization of Caffeic Acid Glucoside Using Leuconostoc mesenteroides Dextransucrase. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:2743-2750 pubmed publisher
    Caffeic acid was modified via transglucosylation using sucrose and dextransucrase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides B-512FMCM...
  5. Jeon H, Kim K, Chun B, Ryu B, Han N, Jeon C. A proposal of Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. jonggajibkimchii subsp. nov. and reclassification of Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. suionicum (Gu et al., 2012) as Leuconostoc suionicum sp. nov. based on complete genome sequences. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2225-2230 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report that DRC1506T represents a novel subspecies within the species Leuconostoc mesenteroides, for which the name Leuconostoc mesenteroidessubsp. jonggajibkimchii subsp. nov. is proposed...