Leuconostoc citreum, SEM

Leuconostoc citreum, SEM

C032/2399 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Leuconostoc citreum, Gram-positive, coccoid, chemoorganoheterotrophic, facultatively anaerobic bacterium (prokaryote). L. citreum belongs to the group of lactic acid producing bacteria. It is used in the starter culture system for the fermentation of kimchi, a fermented cabbage product. Leuconostoc species are usually non-pathogenic, nonhemolytic, vancomycin resistant, acid-tolerant microorganisms. They are traditionally found in association with plant matter, fermenting vegetables, milk, dairy products, wines and meats. Leuconostoc species are often used in production of fermented foods because of their ability to produce lactic acid and diacetyl. Leuconostoc species can often be found in the wild and are a part of the natural microflora in almost all farming soil. Magnification: x5,335 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 10chemoorganoheterotrophic, 291043d, acid, acid-tolerant, anaerobic, bacteria, bacterial, bacteriocin, bacteriocins, bacterium, binary, buttermilk, cabbage, carbohydrate, carnosum, cell, cells, chain, chains, cheese, chemoorganoheterotrophic, citreum, coagulation, cocci, coccoid, coccoid-shaped, coccus, colored, coloured, cottage, cream, dairy, diacetyl, dividing, division, drug, electron, facultative, facultatively, false-colored, false-coloured, fermentation, fermented, fermenting, fission, flavour, food, foods, foodstuff, foodstuffs, gram, gram-positive, heterofermentative, heterotrophic, industry, kimchi, lactic, lacto, lacto-fermentation, lactose, leuconostoc, leuconostocaceae, listeria, mesenteroides, microbe, microbes, microflora, micrograph, microorganism, microorganisms, milk, monocytogenes, musty, non-pathogenic, nonhemolytic, odour, odours, of, organism, organisms, organoheterotrophic, positive, producing, product, production, products, prokaryote, prokaryotes, resistance, resistant, sauerkraut, scanning, sem, shaped, smell, soil, sour, streptococcus, taste, tolerant, v, vancomycin, vrl, wine

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.