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Table 4 Biochemical and physiological characteristics of strain YD 25T and phylogenetically related reference type strains in the genus Serratia

From: Analysis of the genomic sequences and metabolites of Serratia surfactantfaciens sp. nov. YD25T that simultaneously produces prodigiosin and serrawettin W2

Characteristic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Fluorescence + - - - - NA -
Pigment production + + - - + - +
Methyl red test - - + + - + +
Urease - - + - - - +
Lipase (Tween 80) + + + - + + -
Adonitol + - + - + + +
D-Lactose + - - + + + +
D-Arabinose + - - + + - +
Raffinose + - - + + + -
D-Xylose + - + + + + +
Melibiose + - + + + + +
Lactate + + + + + + -
D-Serine + + + - - NA +
L-Ornithine + + + + - + +
Alanine + + + + - + +
L-Proline + + + + + + +
Phenylalanine - + + - - - -
DNA G + C content (mol%) 59.52 57.5-60 60 NA NA 59.6 59.62
  1. 1, S. nematodiphila DSM 21420T; 2, S. marcescens LMG 2792T; 3, S. ureilytica LMG 22860T; 4, S. odorifera LMG 7885T; 5, S. rubidaea LMG 5019 T; 6, S. ficaria LMG 7881T; 7, strain YD25T. +, positive; -, negative; NA, data not available