Accession Number:

AD0006205

Title:

RESEARCH ON ENZYMES, HORMONES, AND INTERMEDIARY METABOLISM

Descriptive Note:

Semi-annual progress rept. 1 Jul-31 Dec 1952

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Studies were made on the phosphorolysis of maltose by meningococcus and on a new mechanism of glucose oxidation by Pseudomonas saccharophila. The utilization of fructose and glucose by P. saccharophila appeared to involve a mutational phenomenon, whereas sucrose may be utilized by all cells. A specific fructokinase was produced in response to fructose or sucrose, but did not insure the use of exogenously supplied fructose by the organism. The study of sucrose phosphorylases from P. saccharophila, Palmula putrefaciens, and Leuconostoc was initiated.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE