- Institution: University of Valencia
- Departament/Service: Departament of Microbiology and Ecology (Faculty of Biology)
Edificio de Investigación Jeroni Muñoz
C/ Dr. Moliner 50
46100 Burjassot (Valencia/València)
- Web: https://www.uv.es/enolab
Isabel Pardo Cubillos
Phone number: (+34) 963544390
Microbiano group/s: Bacterias and yeastTotal number of strains: 1600Taxa (number of strains):LactobacillusOenococcusPediococcusAcetobacterGluconobacterHanseniasporaSaccharomycesIsolation source/Origin: Industrial processes (wine fermentations). Food industry. Reference strains of public collections.Preservation method: Freeze dried at 4°CInformation management: Computerized databaseCharacterization level:-Identification and characterization at different levels.
Identification, strain typing, characterization and selection of starter cultures, transfer of cultures to industry.
Keywords:lactic bacteria, acetic bacteria, yeasts, wine, foodSummary-Ecology and diversity. Taxonomy development of molecular methods of detection, identification and quantification of microorganisms.-Metabolism of sugars, organic acids and amino acids in lactic bacteria. Synthesis and degradation of biogenic amines.-Genetics and genomics of Oenococcus oeni. Development of genetic engineering methods in O. oeni.-Biotechnological applications of lactic bacteria to carry out malolactic fermentation, biological acidification, and the elimination of biogenic amines in food.
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Brief historial review
It began in 1982. The collection has emerged from the search and characterization of strains in the context of research projects, contracts and services with the food industry. The collection has been continuously expanding.