Taxonomy
Morphology
Cultural characteristics
Biochemical characters
Ecology
Pathogenicity
References
Phylum Actinobacteria, Class Actinobacteria , Subclass Actibacteridae, Order Actynomycetales, Suborder Corynebacterinae, Family
Corynebacteriaceae, Genus Corynebacterium,
Corynebacterium deserti  Zhou, Yuan, Tang, Chen, Lin and Zhang 2012.

Description is based on a single isolate.
Gram-positive irregular short rods. Mycolic acids are absent. Nonspore-forming.
On TGY agar, colonies were lemon yellow, circular, opaque, convex with regular
edges and 0.5 mm in diameter after 24 h at 30 ºC. Aerobe. Optimum growth
temperature is 30 ºC. Optimum pH is 7.0.
Isolated from a sand sample from the desert in the west of China.
Undetermined.
  1. Zhou Z., Yuan M., Tang R., Chen M., Lin M. and Zhang W., 2012. Corynebacterium deserti sp. nov., isolated from desert sand.
    IJSEM 62, 791-794.
Positive results for catalase & urease.

Negative results for casein hydrolysis, gelatin hydrolysis, nitrate reduction, oxidase,
tyrosine hydrolysis & Voges-Proskauer reaction.

Utilizes glucose, sucrose, xylose, trehalose and salicin as sole carbon sources, but not lactose, raffinose, D-arabinose, fructose,
mannose, maltose or L-tyrosine.
Corynebacterium deserti
(c) Costin Stoica
Antibiogram
Encyclopedia
Culture media
Biochemical tests
Stainings
Images
Movies
Articles
Identification
Software
R E G N U M
PROKARYOTAE
Previous page
Back