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Table 1 Differential phenotypic characteristics of Planococcus sp. and closely related Planococcus species

From: Whole genome sequencing and comparative genomic analyses of Planococcus alpniumensis MSAK28401T, a new species isolated from Antarctic krill

Characteristic 1 2 3 4a,b
Carbon source utilization:  
Dextrin + + -a
D-Cellobiose + -a
D-Turanose + + + NR
α-D-Lactose + + -a
D-Melibiose + +a
β-Methyl-D-Glucoside + + NR
α-D-Glucose + +a
D-Mannose + + + -a
D-Fructose + + +a
D-Galactose + + + -a
3-Methyl Glucose + + + NR
D-Sorbitol + + + NR
D-Mannitol + + + -a
D-Arabitol + NR
D-Glucose-6-PO4 + NR
D-Aspartic Acid + + +b
L-Alanine + + -a
L-Arginine + + +a
L-Aspartic Acid + NR
L-Glutamic Acid + + -a
L-Pyroglutamic Acid + NR
D-Galacturonic Acid + +b
L-Galactonic Acid Lactone + + NR
D-Gluconic Acid + + + NR
D-Glucuronic Acid + + NR
Glucuronamid + + -b
Quinic Acid + + +b
D-Lactic Acid Methyl Ester + + + -a
L-Malic Acid + + NR
Tween 40 + + + -b
β-Hydroxy-D,L
Butyric Acid
+ NR
α-Keto-Butyric Acid + NR
Acetoacetic Acid + + + NR
Propionic Acid + -b
Acetic Acid + + + NR
Chemical sensitivity:  
1% NaCl + + + +a
4% NaCl + + +a
8% NaCl + +a
Tetrazolium Violet + NR
Nalidixic Acid + -a
Lithium Chloride + + + NR
Aztreonam + + + NR
  1. 1:MSAK28401T (data from this study), 2:P. citreus DSM 20549T, 3: P. rifietoensis M8T, 4: P. maitriensis S1T. (Alam et al., 2003; Suresh et al. 2007; Gan et al., 2018). +, Present; −, absent, NR, not reported