- Wei YX and Gu CT, 2019. Lactobacillus yilanensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus bayanensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus keshanensis sp. nov.,
Lactobacillus kedongensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus baiquanensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus jidongensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus
hulinensis sp. nov., Lactobacillus mishanensis sp. nov. and Lactobacillus zhongbaensis sp. nov., isolated from Chinese
traditional pickle and yogurt. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 69, 3178-3190.
Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Lactobacillales, Family Lactobacillaceae, Genus Lactobacillus, Lactobacillus yilanensis Wei
and Gu 2019.
Gram-positive rods, 1.0 / 2.5-4.0 µm, occurring singly. Non-motile. Non-spore-forming.
Colonies on modified MRS agar are greyish-white, convex, smooth with entire edges,
1.5 mm in diameter after 3 days at 37 ºC. Facultative anaerobe. Grows at temperature
range 15-37 ºC (optimally at 30 ºC). Can grow at pH 5.0 and in 5% NaCl. No growth at
45 ºC, 6.5% NaCl or pH 11.0.
Isolated from traditional pickle, in China. Positive tellurite tolerance.
Description is based mostly on API 50 CHL (bioMerieux) results.
Positive results for H2S production, Voges-Proskauer test, acid production from D- and L-arabinose, L- fucose, D-fructose, glucose
(without gas production), D-galactose, gluconate (without gas production), N-acetylglucosamine, maltose, mannose, rhamnose, and
Negative results for arginine deamination, catalase, esculin hydrolysis, hippurate hydrolysis, nitrate reduction, nitrite reduction, indole
production, pyrrolidonyl arylamidase, pyruvate utilization, urease, Voges-Proskauer test,acid production from adonitol, amygdalin,
arbutin, D- and L-arabitol, cellobiose, dulcitol, erythritol, esculin, D-fucose, gentiobiose, 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, salicin, sorbitol, L-sorbose, starch, sucrose, D-tagatose, trehalose, turanose, xylitol, D- and L-xylose,
and methyl beta-D-xylopyranoside.
(c) Costin Stoica