Paenibacillus pectinilyticus
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Bacillales, Family Paenibacillaceae, Genus Paenibacillus, Paenibacillus pectinilyticus  Park,
Jeong, Lee, Oh, Kim, Bae and Park 2009.

Description is based on a single isolate.
Gram-positive, motile, slightly curved rods, 0.5-0.7 x 2.0-3.0 μm. Produce ellipsoidal,
terminal spore in swollen sporangium.
Grows on TSB, TSA, R2A agar. Colonies are cream-white, smooth, 1-2 mm in
diameter on TSA. Aerobic and anaerobic growth. Growth temperature 15 to 30 ºC
(optimum). Growth in 0-0.5% NaCl. Grow at pH 6.0-8.7.
Isolated from the gut of an insect, Diestrammena apicalis, collected near the Daejeon district, Korea.
Undetermined.
  1. Park D.-S., Jeong W.-J., Lee K.H., Oh H.-W., Kim B.-C., Bae K. S. and Park H.-Y., 2009. Paenibacillus pectinilyticus sp. nov.,
    isolated from the gut of Diestrammena apicalis. IJSEM 59, 1342-1347.
Positive results for catalase, citrate utilization, nitrate reduction, beta-galactosidase, hydrolysis of gelatin, hydrolysis of pectin,
hydrolysis of Tween 80, lysine decarboxylase,
ornithine decarboxylase, oxidase, Voges-Proskauer,  acid production from: aesculin,
arbutin,  amygdalin, L-arabinose, fructose, galactose, beta-gentiobiose, D-glucose,
glycerol, inositol, maltose, D-mannitol, mannose,
melezitose, melibiose, raffinose,
ribose, salicin, starch, sorbitol, sucrose, trehalose, turanose & D-xylose.

Negative results for arginine dihydrolase, degradation of tyrosine, H
2S production, hydrolysis of carboxymethyl cellulose, hydrolysis of
casein, hydrolysis of starch, hydrolysis of urea, hydrolysis of xylan, indole production, phenylalanine deaminase, tryptophan
deaminase, acid production from: adonitol, D-arabinose, D- or L-arabitol, cellobiose, dulcitol, erythritol, D- or L-fucose,
methyl-alpha-D-glucose, glycogen, inulin, lactose, D-lyxose, methyl-alpha-D-mannoside, rhamnose, sorbose, tagatose, xylitol,
L-xylose & methyl beta-D-xyloside.
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