Table 3: Biochemical tests for the strains obtained.

Sl no.Strain no.Nearest phylogenetic neighborBiochemical tests
IndMRVPCitOxiCatUreGel

1D24Methylobacterium chloromethanicum CM4T CP001298+++
2AL1Methylobacterium zatmanii DSM 5688T AB175647++
3AP1Cupriavidus pauculus LMG 3413T AF085226++++
4AL3Delftia lacustris DSM 21246T EU888308++
5JD2Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DSM 30006T X81661+++
6KL1Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DSM 30006T X81661++
7KL5Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DSM 30006T X81661++
8MB1Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DSM 30006T X81661++
9MK4Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DSM 30006T X81661++
10NR4Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DSM 30006T X81661++
11GD5Acinetobacter johnsonii DSM 6963T X81663
12NG1Acinetobacter johnsonii DSM 6963T X81663
13AP2Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
14AP4Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
15GD2Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
16JD4Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
17KL3Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
18KL4Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
19MB3Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
20R1Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
21WN1Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
22WN3Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
23WN4Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
24WN5Acinetobacter junii LMG998T AM410704
25MB4Acinetobacter ursingii LUH 3792T AJ275038+++
26JD1Aeromonas aquariorum MDC47T EU085557++++++
27R31Aeromonas aquariorum MDC47T EU085557++++++
28R30Aeromonas aquariorum MDC47T EU085557++++++
29GD4Aeromonas hydrophila subsp. hydrophila ATCC 7966T CP000462+++++++
30JD3Aeromonas ichthiosmia DSM 6393T X71120+++++++
31MK2Aeromonas ichthiosmia DSM 6393T X71120+++++++
32R26Aeromonas punctata subsp. punctate NCIMB 13016T X60408+++++++
33NG2Citrobacter freundii DSM 30039T AJ233408++++
34R21Pantoea anthophila LMG2558T EF688010+++
35R22Pantoea anthophila LMG2558T EF688010+++
36NR2Pseudomonas aeruginosa LMG 1242T Z76651++++
37R6Pseudomonas alcaligenes LMG 1224T Z76653++++
38R7Pseudomonas alcaligenes LMG 1224T Z76653++++
39R23Pseudomonas alcaligenes LMG 1224T Z76653++++
40D22Pseudomonas otitidis MCC10330T AY953147++++
41GD6Pseudomonas otitidis MCC10330T AY953147++++
42MB2Pseudomonas otitidis MCC10330T AY953147++++
43MK3Pseudomonas otitidis MCC10330T AY953147++++
44R8Kocuria rhizophila DSM 11926T Y16264++
45D12Bacillus anthracis ATCC 14578T AB190217++++
46KL2Bacillus aryabhattai B8W22T EF114313++++
47NR3Bacillus aryabhattai B8W22T EF114313++++
48R5Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579T AE016877++++
49JU1Bacillus infantis SMC4352-1T AY904032++++
50JU3Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580 CP000002++++
51JU4Bacillus niabensis 4T19T AY998119++++
52AL4Bacillus stratosphericus 41KF2aT AJ831841++++
53R2Bacillus stratosphericus 41KF2aT AJ831841++++
54D25Exiguobacterium indicum HHS31 T AJ846291+++
55JU2Lysinibacillus fusiformis NBRC 15717T AB271743++

Ind: Indole; MR: Methyl red; VP: Voges Proskeur; Cit: Citrate; Oxi: Oxidase; Cat: Catalase; Ure: Urease; and Gel: Gelatinase.