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Table 1 Characteristics of physiological and biochemical assays of strain CD-9

From: Biodegradation and metabolic pathway of fenvalerate by Citrobacter freundii CD-9

Characteristic Result Characteristic Result
Liquid culture Turbid liquid Gram staining Negative
Methyl red + Oxidase
Sportiness + Nitrate +
Catalase + Indole
Hydrogen sulfide + VP test
Gelatin liquefaction Esculin hydrolysis
Ornithine decarboxylase Lysine decarboxylase
  1. +, tested positive/utilized as substrate; −, tested negative/unutilized as substrate