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Table 1 Biochemical characteristics of the R8 strain

From: A candidate probiotic strain of Enterococcus faecium from the intestine of the crucian carp Carassius auratus

Characteristics Reaction Characteristics Reaction
Oxidative/fermentative O Acid formation from
VogesProskauer test  Arabinose +
Methyl red test +  Saligenin +
NO3 reductase +  Sorbitol
Growth on  Mannitol +
 At 0% of NaCl +  Sucrose +
 At 3% of NaCl +  Xylose
 At 6% of NaCl +  Raffinose
 At 8% of NaCl +  Glucose +
 At 10% of NaCl +  Lactose +
 4 °C Utilization of
 42 °C +  Gluconate
Production of Hydrolysis of
 Oxidase +  Urea +
 Catalase  Bile esculin +
 Arginine hydrolase +  Amylum +
  1. “+”, positive; “−”, negative