Bifidobacterium moukalabense
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Phylum “Actinobacteria”, Class Actinobacteria, Order Bifidobacteriales, Family Bifidobacteriaceae, Genus Bifidobacterium,  
Bifidobacterium moukalabense
Tsuchida, Takahashi, Nguema, Fujita, Kitahara, Yamagiwa, Ngomanda, Ohkuma and Ushida 2014.
Gram-positive rods of various shapes, 0.6 / 2-5 µm, often curved, swollen and
branched. Non-motile.
Colonies are convex, opaque, brownish-red, disc shaped and 1-3 mm in diameter
after 48 h of anaerobic incubation at 37 ºC (optimum temperature) on Bifidobacteria
Selective agar. Obligately anaerobic.
Isolated from faeces of a wild lowland gorilla, Gabon.
Undetermined.
  1. Tsuchida S, Takahashi S, Nguema PPM, Fujita S, Kitahara M, Yamagiwa J, Ngomanda A, Ohkuma M and Ushida K, 2014.    
    Bifidobacterium moukalabense sp. nov., isolated from the faeces of wild west lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Int J Syst Evol
    Microbiol 64, 449-455.
Positive results for alpha-arabinosidase, arginine arylamidase, aesculin hydrolysis, alpha- and beta-galactosidase,
alpha-beta-glucosidase, glycine arylamidase, histidine arylamidase, leucine arylamidase, proline arylamidase, phenylalanine
arylamidase, serine arylamidase, tyrosine arylamidase, acid production from: L-arabinose, D-glucose, D-lactose, maltose,
D-mannose, melezitose, raffinose, salicin, sucrose, and D-xylose.

Negative results for alanine arylamidase, arginine dihydrolase, alkaline phosphatase, alpha-fucosidase, gelatin hydrolysis,
beta-glucuronidase, indole production, N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminidase, nitrate reduction, urease, acid production from: cellobiose,
glycerol, D-mannitol, rhamnose, D-sorbitol, and trehalose.
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