Colonies on TSA after 48h incubation at 25 ºC, are dark-yellow-pigmented, convex,
round and smooth, with entire edges, 1-2 mm in diameter. Growth occurs at  20-37
ºC, optimally at 25-30 ºC. Can grow in pH 6.0-8.0, optimally in pH 7.0-8.0. Can grow in
0-2% (w/v) NaCl, optimally in 1-2% NaCl.
Taxonomy
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Betaproteobacteria, Order Neisseriales, Family Chromobacteriaceae, Genus Jeongeupia, Jeongeupia
chitinilytica
Chen et al. 2013.
Gram-negative rods, 0.3-0.5 x 1.0-2.0 μm. Motile. Spores are not formed. Accumulate
poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate.
Isolated from soil collected from Kaoshiung County in Taiwan.
Sensitive to chloramphenicol, gentamicin, rifampicin, kanamycin, tetracycline, novobiocin, streptomycin, sulfamethoxazole +
trimethoprim and nalidixic acid. Resistant to penicillin G and ampicillin.
Undetermined.
  1. Chen W.M., Chang R.C., Cheng C.Y., Shiau Y.W. and Sheu S.Y.: Jeongeupia chitinilytica sp. nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated
    from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 934-938.
  2. Euzeby (J.P.): List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.,
    1997, 47, 590-592. (List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature. http://www.bacterio.net).
Most results are based on API 20 NE, API ZYM and Biolog GN2 tests.

Positive results for acid phosphatase, catalase, chitin hydrolysis, esterase, alpha-glucosidase, leucine arylamidase (C4),
N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminidase, nitrate reduction, oxidase, Tweens 20 and 80 hydrolysis, acid production from glucose.
Can utilize in API 20 NE: citrate, glucose, mannose, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, maltose, gluconate, capric acid & malic acid.
Can utilize in Biolog GN2: dextrin, Tween 80, N-acetyl-D-galactosamine, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, adonitol, D-fructose,
alpha-D-glucose, maltose, D-mannose, D-psicose, xylitol, pyruvic acid methyl ester, acetic acid, citric acid, D-gluconic acid,
D-glucosaminic
acid, beta-hydroxybutyric acid, succinamic acid, L-alanine, L-alanyl glycine, L-asparagine, L-aspartic acid, L-glutamic acid & L-proline.

Negative results for alkaline phosphatase, arginine dihydrolase, cellulose hydrolysis, casein hydrolysis, corn oil hydrolysis, cystine
arylamidase,DNase, esculin hydrolysis, esterase lipase (C8), alpha-fucosidase, alpha- and beta-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidase,
beta-glucosidase, gelatin hydrolysis, indole production, lipase (C14), alpha-mannosidase, naphthol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolase, starch
hydrolysis, Tweens 40 and 60 hydrolysis, trypsin, alpha-chymotrypsin, urease & valine arylamidase.
No utilization of arabinose, mannitol, adipic acid & phenylacetic acid.
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Cellulose
hydrolysis
Alpha-
glucosidase
Esterase
lipase (C8)
Naphthol-AS-BI-
phosphohydrolase
Maltose
assimilaton
Glycogen
utilization
Tween 80
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Citric acid
utilization
D-Gluconic acid
utilization
Beta-hydroxybutyric acid
utilization
D-Glucosaminic acid
utilization
Succinamic acid
utilization
L-Serine
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