Phylum Actinobacteria, Class Actinobacteria, Order Actinomycetales, Suborder Corynebacterineae, Family Mycobacteriaceae, Genus
Mycobacterium, Mycobacterium anyangense Kim et al. 2015.
Acid-fast, curved rods. Not forming spores or filaments.
The optimal growth temperature is 37 ºC. On Middlebrook 7H10 agar medium,
smooth and yellow or orange colonies are formed. No growth at 42 ºC.
Isolated from blood of Korean native cattle, Hanwoo (Bos taurus coreanae).
- Kim BJ, Kim JM, Kim BR, Lee SY, Kim G, Jang YH, Ryoo S, Jeon CO, Jin HM, Jeong J, et al. Mycobacterium anyangense sp. nov.,
a rapidly growing species isolated from blood of Korean native cattle, Hanwoo (Bos taurus coreanae). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
Positive results for acid and alkaline phosphatase, esterase (C4), esterase lipase
(C8), leucine arylamidase, valine arylamidase, cystine arylamidase, naphthol-AS-BI-
phosphohydrolase, beta-glucuronidase, alpha- and beta-glucosidase.
Weak reaction for beta-galactosidase.
Negative results for lipase (C14), trypsin, achymotrypsin, alpha-galactosidase, N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminidase, alpha-mannosidase
(c) Costin Stoica