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 Edwardsiella tarda

Biochemical Test of Edwardsiella tarda

Biochemical Test of Edwardsiella tarda Image Source: https://www.flandershealth.us/prokaryotes-6/l-is-il-v.html Some of the characteristics are as follows: Basic Characteristics Properties (Edwardsiella tarda) Catalase Positive (+ve) Citrate Negative (-ve) Flagella Peritrichous Gas Positive (+ve) Gelatin Hydrolysis Negative (-ve) Gram Staining Gram-negative Growth in KCN Negative (-ve) H2S Positive (+ve) Indole Positive (+ve) Motility Positive (+ve) MR (Methyl Red) Positive (+ve) Nitrate Reduction Positive …

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