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Table 2 Results of biochemical and sugar tests of the isolates collected from nutrient agar

From: Isolation and identification of halotolerant soil bacteria from coastal Patenga area

Isolate no Sample isolate name Gram stain TSI MIU Catalase Oxidase Simmon’s citrate MR VP Nitrate reduction Starch hydrolysis Carbohydrate 6.5% NaCl solution Presumptive organism
± Shape BUTT SLANT H2S Gas Motility Indole Urease Sucrose Lactose Dextrose
1. Patenga area soil 2% + Rod A A + + + + + Brevibacillus agri
2. Patenga area soil 4% + Cocci A K + + + + + Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii
3. Patenga area soil 6% + Cocci K A + + + + + Corynebacterium xerosis/Corynebacterium minutissimum/Corynebacterium kutscheri
4. Beach soil 2% + Rod A A + + + + + + + + Vibrio metschnikovii
5. Beach soil 4% + Rod A A + + + + + + Vibrio metschnikovii
6. Beach soil 6% + Rod A A + + + + + Volucribacter psittacicida
7. Land soil 2% + Rod K A + + + Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) segnis
8. Land soil 4% + Rod K A + + + + + + Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) segnis
9. Land soil 6% + Rod A K + + + + + Clostridium innocuum/Clostridium spiroforme
  1. K alkaline reaction, A acidic reaction, + positive reaction, negative reaction