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Table 2 Biochemical tests for the identification of microbes collected from the inflorescences of common tansy, Tanacetum vulgare

From: Nectar-dwelling microbes of common tansy are attractive to its mosquito pollinator, Culex pipiens L.

Test YPD-T2E1 LB-T1D1-a (round) LB-T1D1-b (filamentous) LB-T4B1 LB-T1E2 LB-T4C1
Fermentation of:
Sucrose  +   +   +   +  Not tested Not tested
Starch  +   +   +   +  Not tested Not tested
L-alanine Not tested Not tested
Glucose  +   +   +   +  Not tested Not tested
Mannitol  +   +   +  Not tested Not tested
Xylose Not tested Not tested
Galactose  +   +  Not tested Not tested
Lactose  +   +  Varies Not tested Not tested
Fructose  +   +   +   +  Not tested Not tested
Enzyme production:
Catalase test  +   +   +   +  Not tested Not tested
Oxidase test Not tested Varies Not tested Not tested
Other tests:      Not tested Not tested
7% NaCl development Not tested  +   +  Not tested
10% NaCl development Not tested  +   +  Not tested Not tested
Nitrate reduction Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested  +   + 
Hydrolysis of casein Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested  +  Not tested
Hydrolysis of tween80 Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested
Assimilation of L-arabinose Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested
Assimilation of D-glucose Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested
10 °C development Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested  + 
42 °C development Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested Not tested
50 °C development Not tested  +  Not tested Not tested
KOH string test Not relevant Gram +  Gram +  Gram +  Not tested Not tested