Colonies are circular with a lobate margin, low convex, smooth, nonfluorescent and
transparent to slightly greyish, after 24 h of growth on LB or TSB. Growth occurs at
5-37 ºC (optimum, 20-30 ºC). Grows at pH 6.0-9.0 (optimum 6.0-7.0) and with 0-1%
NaCl (optimum 0.1%). Aerobic.
Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Betaproteobacteria, Order Neisseriales, Family Chromobacteriaceae, Genus Vogesella, Vogesella
mureinivorans Jorgensen et al. 2010.
Gram-negative rods, 0.7-0.9 x 1.8-3.6 μm. Motile by a single polar flagellum. Non-
spore-forming. Poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate granules are accumulated.
Isolated from lake water in northern Zealand, Denmark.
- Jorgensen N.O.G., Brandt K.K., Nybroe O. and Hansen M.: Vogesella mureinivorans sp. nov., a peptidoglycan-degrading
bacterium from lake water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2467-2472.
- Chen, W. M., Chen, J. C., Wang, C., Huang, C. W. and Sheu, S. Y. 2015. Vogesella amnigena sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater
river Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 3634-3640.
- Subhash Y., Tushar L., Sasikala C. and Ramana C.V.: Vogesella alkaliphila sp. nov., isolated from an alkaline soil, and emended
description of the genus Vogesella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2338-2343.
- 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).
Positive results for acid and alkaline phosphatase, catalase, casein hydrolysis,
chitin hydrolysis, esculin hydrolysis, agelatin hydrolysis, DNase, alpha-glucosidase,
indole production, nitrate reduction, leucine arylamidase, lysozyme, oxidase,
peptidoglycan hydrolysis, starch hydrolysis, Tween 40 and 80 hydrolysis & valine arylamidase.
Can utilize: citrate, D-glucose (weak reaction), D-fructose, L-fucose, glycerol, myo-inositol, D-mannitol, methyl-pyruvate, mono-methyl
succinate, acetic acid, cis-aconitic acid, formic acid, D-gluconic acid, alpha-, beta- and gamma-hydroxybutyric acids,
p-hydroxyphenylacetic acid, itaconic acid, alpha-ketobutyric acid, alpha-ketoglutaric acid, alpha-ketovaleric acid, DL-lactic acid,
propionic acid, quinic acid, D-saccharic acid, sebacic acid, succinic acid, bromosuccinic acid, succinamic acid, L-alaninamide, D-
and L-alanine, L-alanyl glycine, L-asparagine, L-aspartic acid, L-glutamic acid, glycyl L-aspartic acid, glycyl L-glutamic acid,
L-histidine, L-leucine, L-phenylalanine, L-proline, L-pyroglutamic acid, L-threonine, gamma-aminobutyric acid, N-acetylglucosamine
& urocanic acid.
Negative results for arginine hydrolysis, C14 lipase, alpha-chymotrypsin, cystine arylamidase, cellulose hydrolysis, alpha-fucosidase,
alpha- and beta-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidase, beta-glucosidase, alpha-mannosidase, trypsin, urease, acid production from
No utilization of: L- or D-arabinose, L or D-xylose, D-galactose, L-rhamnose, L-arginine, L-ornithine & L-tryptophan.
(c) Costin Stoica