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Table 2 Biochemical characterization of isolated bacterial strain

From: Molecular characterization of marine bacterial isolates of Visakhapatnam coast—efficacy in dye decolorization and bioremediation of cadmium

S. No Name of the Test M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
1. Catalase activity - + + + + + - + - +
2. Hemolysis α Α β γ α β β β α γ
3. Oxidase + + + - + + - + - -
4. Urease + - - - - - - - - -
5. Methyl red + + + + + + + - + +
6. Voges-Proskauer reaction + - - - - - - - - -
7. Indole - - - - - - - - - -
8. Starch hydrolysis + + + + + + + + + +
9. Gelatin liquefaction + + + + + + + + + +
10. Motility M NM M NM M NM M M M NM
11. Nitrate reduction + _ + + + + - + - +
12. H2s production + + + + + + +
-
- + +
13. Citrate utilization + - - + - - + - + +
14. Carbohydrate utilization test           
 Sucrose A A A A/G A A A A A A
 Maltose A A A A A/G A A - A A
 Glucose A A - A A A A A/G A A/G
 Lactose A - A A A/G - A - A A
 Mannitol A - - A - - - - - A
 Mannose - - A A A A A   A A
  1. + positive, negative, M motile, NM non-motile, A acid producer, G gas producer, A/G acid and gas producer