1. Cousin S, Motreff L, Gulat-Okalla ML, Gouyette C. Sproer C et al., 2013. Lactobacillus pasteurii sp. nov. and Lactobacillus hominis
    sp. nov.. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63, 53-59.
Lactobacillus pasteurii
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Lactobacillales, Family Lactobacillaceae, Genus Lactobacillus, Lactobacillus pasteurii Cousin
et al., 2013.
Gram-positive thin rods with square ends, 0.47 / 1.19 µm, occurring singly or in
chains. Non-motile. Non-spore-forming.
Colonies are shiny, smooth, maximum 0.5 mm in diameter after 2 days at 37 ºC on
MRS agar under 5% CO
2. Grows at 30-45 ºC (optimum 37-45 ºC), pH 4-8 (optimum  
pH 5-8), and NaCl 0-3%. Facultative anaerobic.
Unknown origin.
Undetermined.
Homofermentative.
Description is based mostly on API 50 CHL and API ZYM (bioMerieux) results.

Positive results for acid and alkaline phosphatase, beta-galactosidase, alpha- and beta-glucosidase, leucine arylamidase,
Voges-Proskauer test, acid production from amygdalin, arbutin, cellobiose, esculin, D-fructose, gentiobiose, glucose (without gas
production), lactose, maltose, mannose, mannitol, ribose, salicin, starch, sucrose, turanose (weak reaction), and
N-acetylglucosamine.

Negative results for amylase, arginine dihydrolase, catalase, esterase (C4), esterase lipase (C8), lipase (C14), alpha-fucosidase,
alpha-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidase, indole production, lysine decarboxylase, alpha-manosidase, nitrate reduction,
N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminidase, ornithine decarboxylase, oxidase, trypsin, alpha-chymotrypsin, urease, valine arylamidase, acid
production from adonitol, D- and L-arabitol, D- and L-arabinose, dulcitol, erythritol, D- and L-fucose, galactose, gluconate, 2- and
5-ketogluconate, glycogen, glycerol, inositol, inulin, D-lyxose, melezitose, melibiose,methyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside, raffinose,  
rhamnose, L-sorbose, sorbitol, trehalose, D-tagatose, methyl alpha-D-mannopyranoside, methyl alpha-D-xyloside, methyl
beta-D-xylopyranoside, xylitol, D- and L-xylose.
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