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The bacteria "Pectinatus haikarae" has been named after Docent Auli Haikara

15.03.2006


VTT has prooved with the modern DNA-based methods that there are three new species among Pectinatus and Megasphaera strains that spoil beer. The names of recently found species are Pectinatus haikarae, Megasphaera sueciensis ja Megasphaera paucivorans. The bacteria Pectinatus haikarae has been named after Docent Auli Haikara, pioneer in the Pectinatus research who has made a long-term carrier at VTT.

 

 

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