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Table 1 Characterization of the siderophore-type produced by the bacteria

From: Comparison of five bacterial strains producing siderophores with ability to chelate iron under alkaline conditions

Bacteria Arnowa Csakya
Azotobacter vinelandii + +
Bacillus megaterium ++
Bacillus subtilis ++
Pantoea allii +
Rhizobium radiobacter +
  1. aCatechol- and hydroxamate-type siderophores were identified using Arnow´ and Csaky’s tests, respectively. ++ strong positive result; + positive result; − negative result