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Table 2 Differential taxonomic characteristics between DSM 24701, T . equigenitalis (DSM 10668 T), T . asinigenitalis (CIP 79.7 T) and P . europaea (LMG 10982 T)

From: A genomic perspective on a new bacterial genus and species from the Alcaligenaceae family, Basilea psittacipulmonis

Enzyme P. europaeaLMG 10982 T T. asinigenitalisCIP 79.7 T T. equigenitalisDSM 10668 T DSM 24701
API ZYM resultsa     
Alcaline phosphatase 1 5 5 -
Esterase 2 1 1 4
Esterase lipase 1 - - 2
Lipase 2 - - -
Leucine arylamidase 5 5 5 5
Valine arylamidase 3 2 1 1
Cystin arylamidase - 1 1 -
Acid phosphatase 2 3 4 1
Naphtol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolase 1 2 4 3
API NH results b     
Penicillinase - + - -
Ornithine decarboxylase - - - w
γ-glutamyl transferase - + + +
  1. aAPI ZYM scores: -, no activity; 1, lowest activity; 5, highest activity.
  2. The four strains gave no reaction for indol, trypsin, chymotrypsin, α-galactosidase, β-galactosidase, β-glucuronidase, α-glucosidase, β-glucosidase, N-acetyl-β-glucosaminidase, α-mannosidase and α-fucosidase, urease and prolin arylamidase.
  3. bAPI NH results: -, negative; w, weakly positive; +, positive.