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  • adjective of bacteria growing in acidic medium, but preferring an alkaline medium

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  • adjective especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium


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From Latin acidum ("acid") + dūrō ("endure")


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  • Increasing the number of copies of the genes that code for the enzymes involved in acid production might increase the rate of acid production, ensuring that the starter will dominate the fermentation and rapidly destroy less-aciduric competitors.

    1 Upgrading Traditional Biotechnological Processes


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