Biochemical Test of Bacteria

Biochemical Test of Bacteria

Biochemical Test of Bacteria Biochemical reactions are very important in the identification of bacterial isolates and in the identification of different bacterial species. These tests depend on the presence of certain enzymes, such as catalase, oxidase, urease, gelatinase, etc., produced by the bacteria. Different bacteria produce varying spectra of enzymes. For example, some enzymes are necessary for the bacterium’s individual …

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Biochemical Test of Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis

Biochemical Test of Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis

Biochemical Test of Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis Image Source: WIKIPEDIA Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis) Bromocresol purple milk Alkaline reaction Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Positive (+ve) Flagella Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative (-ve) Growth in 7% NaCl Positive (+ve) H2S Negative (-ve) Hemolysis Positive (+ve) Indole …

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