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Table 1 Some biochemical characteristics that differentiate strain H2O-1 from reference strains of phylogenetically related Bacillus species

From: Purification and characterization of a surfactin-like molecule produced by Bacillus sp. H2O-1 and its antagonistic effect against sulfate reducing bacteria

Characteristic (1) (2) (3) (4)
Acid production from:     
Lactose + - + -
Inuline - + - nd
Starch - + + nd
Glycogen - + - nd
Β-gentibiose - + + nd
L-arabinose + + - +
D-xylose + + - nd
Inositol + + - +
L-rhamnose - - - +
  1. (1) strain H2O-1; (2) B. subtilis DSM10 T (NCTC 3610 T); (3) B. amyloliquefaciens NCIMB 10785 and (4) B. methylotrophicus CBMB205T. Data from Madhaiyan et al. [37], API 50 CH manual and this study. +, positive reaction; -, negative reaction; nd, not determined.