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Lactobacillus huachuanensis
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Lactobacillales, Family Lactobacillaceae, Genus Lactobacillus, Lactobacillus huachuanensis
Fu and Gu 2019.

Homotypic synonym:
Companilactobacillus huachuanensis (Fu and Gu 2019) Zheng et al. 2020.
Gram-positive straight rods, 1 x 1.5-3 µm, occurring singly or in short chains.
Non-motile. Non-spore-forming.
Colonies are rough, beige, 1.5-2 mm in diameter after 2 days of incubation at 30 ºC
on mMRS agar. Grows at 1
5-37 ºC, pH 5.0, and NaCl 0-5%. Facultative anaerobic.
Isolated from traditional pickle in China. Tellurite tolerance.
Undetermined.
Description is based mostly on API 50 CHL (bioMerieux) results.

Positive results for arginine deamination, esculin hydrolysis, H
2S production, acid production from amygdalin, arbutin, cellobiose, D-
fructose, galactose, gentibiose, glucose (without gas production), lactose, maltose, mannose, methyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside,
methyl alpha-D-mannopyranoside, salicin, sucrose, trehalose, D-tagatose, and N-acetylglucosamine.

Negative results for catalase, hippurate hydrolysis, indole production, nitrate reduction, nitrite reduction, pyrrolidonyl arylamidase,
pyruvate utilisation, urease, Voges-Proskauer test,
acid production from adonitol, D- and L-arabitol, D- and L-arabinose, dulcitol,
erythritol, esculin, D- and L-fucose, gluconate, 2- and 5-ketogluconate, glycogen, glycerol, inositol, inulin, D-lyxose, mannitol,
melezitose, melibiose, raffinose, ribose, rhamnose, L-sorbose, sorbitol, starch, turanose, methyl alpha-D-xyloside, methyl beta-D-
xylopyranoside, xylitol, D- and L-xylose.
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