Actinomyces liubingyangii
Taxonomy
Morphology
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Phylum Actinobacteria, Class Actinobacteria, Subclass Actibacteridae, Order Actynomycetales, Suborder Actinomycinae, Family
Actinomycetaceae, Genus Actinomyces,
Actinomyces liubingyangii Meng, Lu, Lai, Wang, Wen, Jin, Yang and Xu 2017.
Gram-positive short rods, 0.6-1.0 x 0.8-1.2 µm. Non-motile. Non-spore-forming.
Colonies are greyish-white, opaque, shiny, below 1.0 mm in diameter on BHI agar
(Difco) supplemented with 5% sheep blood after 48 h at 37 ºC in air plus 5% CO
2.
Facultative anaerobic.
Isolated from rectal swabs of Old World vultures (Gypaetus barbatus) in Tibet.
Undetermined.
  1. Meng X., Lu S., Lai X.H., Wang Y., Wen Y., Jin D., Yang J. and Xu J., 2010. Actinomyces liubingyangii sp. nov., isolated from  the
    vulture Gypaetus barbatus.  Int J Syst Evol Microbiol  Vol. 67, 1873-1879.
Decription is based on API CORYNE, API ZYM, API 50CHB, API Rapid ID32 STREP
results.

Positive results for acid and alkaline phosphatase, beta-galactosidase, alpha-glucosidase, N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminidase, hippurate
hydrolysis, leucine arylamidase, pyrazinamidase, trypsin (weak), acid production from: fructose, galactose, D-glucose, 5-ketogluconate
(weak), N-acetylglucosamine, glycerol, lactose, mannose, maltose
and D-xylose.

Negative results for arginine dihydrolase, catalase, cystine arylamidase, alpha-fucosidase, alpha-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidas
e,
gelatin hydrolysis, lipase C14, alpha-mannosidase, pyrrolidonyl arylamidase, urease, valine  arylamidase, Voges-Proskauer test, ac
id
production from: D-adonitol, amygdalin, D-arabinose, D- and  L-arabitol, arbutin, cellobiose, dulcitol, erythritol, D- and L-fucose,
glycogen, gentibiose, methyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside, gluconate, 2-ketogluconate, inulin, mannitol, melibiose, melezitose, raffinose,
ribose, rhamnose, salicin, sorbitol, L-sorbose, starch, sucrose (saccharose), trehalose, turanose, xylitol a
nd L-xylose.
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