Characteristics KVGNV1 KVGNV2 KVGNV3 KVGNV4 KVGNV5 KVGNV6
Grams reaction + + + + +
Catalase + + - + + +
Oxidase +
Indole production +
Methyl red
Voges-proskauer +
Citrate + + +
Urease + +
Gelatin + + + + +
ONPG
Lysine + + + + + +
Arginine + + + + +
Ornithine + + + + +
Phenylalanine
Nitrate reduction + + + + +
Sucrose + + + + +
Malonate + + + +
Starch + + +
Tributyrin hydrolysis
Esculin hydrolysis + + + +
Table 2: Biochemical characteristics of the isolated bacterial strains in the consortium.