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« on: December 23, 2007, 03:04:10 AM »
why pentoses can not be fermented by bacteria?

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Re: pentoses
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2007, 03:24:21 AM »
There will always be a bacteria that can eat a carbon source, aside from perhaps diamond.
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Re: pentoses
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2007, 01:49:14 PM »
i read in my text book that they are not fermnented and metabolized only in stomach is this idea right?
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