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Microbial products used in food

Product Produced by Type of microbe
vitamin C Acetobacter spp. bacterium
(gelling agent)
Chondrus crispus
enzymes such as invertase
used in the manufacture of sweets
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
citric acid used in fizzy drinks Aspergillus niger
amino acids such as glutamic acid
and the flavour enhancer,
monosodium glutamate (MSG),
sodium salt of glutamic acid
Corynebacterium glutamicum bacterium

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