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Table 3 Physiological and biochemical characteristics of the bacterial strain FT2 isolated from Glycyrrhiza uralensis seeds

From: Potential biocontrol and plant growth promotion of an endophytic bacteria isolated from Glycyrrhiza uralensis seeds

Characteristic Result Characteristic Result
pH range 5–9 Carbon source utilization  
Optimum pH 7.0 d-mannitol  + 
NaCl range (%, w/v) 0–15 d-galactose  + 
Temperature range (°C) 15–37 d-xylose  − 
Optimum temperature (°C) 28 Sucrose  + 
Lipase  −  d-maltose  + 
Urease  +  d-glucose  + 
Catalase  +  d-fructose  + 
Oxidase  +  d-sorbitol  − 
Amylase  −  Nitrogen source utilization  
Gelatin liquefaction  −  Histidine  − 
Nitrate reduction  −  Glutamine  + 
H2S production  +  Glycine  − 
Citrate utilization test  +  Urea  − 
Peptone and coagulation of milk  −  Ammonium sulfate  + 
Malonate utilization test  +    
Methyl red test  −    
Indole test  +    
Voges–Proskauer test  −    
  1. " + " denotes positive results;" − " denotes negative results