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.