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 Bifidobacterium bifidum

Biochemical Test of Bifidobacterium bifidum

Biochemical Test of Bifidobacterium bifidum Basic Characteristics Properties (Bifidobacterium bifidum) 2% Bile Salt Positive (+ve) Capsule Negative (-ve) Catalase Negative (-ve) Flagella Negative (-ve) Gas Negative (-ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-Positive (+ve) Indole Negative (-ve) Motility Negative (-ve) Nitrate Reduction Negative (-ve) OF (Oxidative-Fermentative) Fermentative Oxidase Negative (-ve) Pigment Negative (-ve) Shape Pleomorphic rods Spore Negative (-ve) …

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