Strain Gram staining Indole MR VP Citrate utilization Catalase Oxidase Nitrate reduction Grown in mannitol salt agar
Name
SKI2a Cocci,+ - - - - + - + +
NGP Cocci,+ - - - + + - + +
PCNS Cocci,+ - - - + + - + +
YCD2a Cocci,+ - - - + + - + -
YCD3a Cocci,+ - - - + + - + +
YCD3b Cocci,+ - - - + + - + +
KH4 Cocci,+ - - - + + - + +
YCT 2 Cocci,+ - - - + + - + +
+, tested positive/utilized as substrate; -, tested negative/not utilized as substrate, MR- Methyl Red, VP- Voges-Proskauer
Table 2: Morphological and Biochemical characterization of yellow pigment producing isolates. Morphological and Biochemical characterization of yellow pigment producing isolates.