- Long GY, Wei YX, Tu W and Gu CT, 2020. Lactobacillus hegangensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus suibinensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus
daqingensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus yichunensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus mulanensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus achengensis sp. nov.,
Lactobacillus wuchangensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus gannanensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus binensis sp. nov. and Lactobacillus
angrenensis sp. nov. isolated from Chinese traditional pickle. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 70, 2467-2484.
Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Lactobacillales, Family Lactobacillaceae, Genus Lactobacillus, Lactobacillus mulanensis
Long, Wei, Tu and Gu 2020.
Gram-positive rods, 1 / 1-1.5 µm, occurring singly, in pairs or in short chains.
Colonies are beige, convex, smooth with entire margins, 0.5 mm in diameter after 3
days at 30 ºC on mMRS agar. Facultative anaerobe. Grows at temperature range 15-
32 ºC (optimally at 30 ºC). Variable growth at 37 ºC. Can grow at pH 5.0-10.0. No
growth in 5.0% NaCl media.
Isolated from traditional pickle, China. Tellurite tolerant.
Description is based mostly on API 50 CHL (bioMerieux) results / 48h.
Positive results for esculin hydrolysis, acid production from cellobiose, D-fructose, glucose (acid without gas production), maltose,
salicin, trehalose, and N-acetylglucosamine.
Negative results for arginine deamination, catalase, H2S production, hippurate hydrolysis, indole production, nitrate reduction, nitrite
reduction, pyruvate utilization, urease, Voges-Proskauer test, acid production from adonitol, D- and L-arabinose, D- and L-arabitol,
dulcitol, erythritol, esculin, D- andL-fucose, galactose, gluconate, 2- and 5-ketogluconate, glycerol, glycogen, inositol, inulin, lactose, D-
lyxose, mannitol, melezitose, melibiose, methyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside, methyl alpha-D-mannopyranoside, methyl alpha-D-xyloside,
raffinose, rhamnose, ribose, sorbitol, L-sorbose, starch, sucrose, D-tagatose, turanose, methyl beta-D-xylopyranoside, xylitol, D- and L-
Variable results for acid production from amygdalin, arbutin, gentiobiose, and mannose.
(c) Costin Stoica