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Table 1 Morphological, biochemical and physiological comparison between strain SLM16 and the two species of Albidovulum reported to date

From: Isolation and partial characterization of a new moderate thermophilic Albidovulum sp. SLM16 with transaminase activity from Deception Island, Antarctica

Characteristics Strain SLM16 A. inexpectatum FRR-10 A. xiamenense YBY-7
Cell length/width (μm) 1.5–2.5/0.3–0.45 1.4–2.2/0.4–0.6 2–6/0.4–0.6
GC content (%mol) 66.0a 63.6 70.6
Temperature range (°C) 50–55 50 50–58
pH range 6.5–8.0 6.5–8.0 7.5–8.5
NaCl range (%w/v) 1–3 1–3 3
Motility +
Enzymes
Arginine dihydrolase + +
Lysine decarboxylase + +
Ornithine decarboxylase + +
Urease + +
Gelatinase +
Esterase (C4) + ± ±
Cystine arylamidase ± + ±
Trypsin ± ±
α-Chymotrypsin ± ±
Naphthol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolase + ND
β-Glucuronidase ± ±
Carbohydrates utilization
l-Arabinose +
d-Mannose + +
Trisodium citrate +
  1. Data from A. inexpectatum FRR-10 and A. xiamenense YBY-7 were obtained from [1] and [2]
  2. Temperature, pH and NaCl values correspond to the optimum values reported. (+, positive; −, negative; ±, weakly positive; ND, not determined)
  3. aEstimated by analysis of ftsY gene