Table 1: Morphological and physiological properties of the isolated cellulolytic bacteria.

CharacteristicsBacterial isolates
SL9-9C5-16S52-2

Gram stainingPositive (+)Positive (+)Positive (+)
 Motility+++
 Catalase+++
 Cell shapeRodRodRod
 Size (L, μm)2.5~3.02.5~3.02.5~3.0
Colony appearance
 ShapeRoundRoundRound
 MarginEntireEntireUndulate
 ElevationUmbonateUmbonateUmbonate
Growth temp range (°C)a15~5015~5515~50
 Growth pH rangeb5~104~95~9

aIncubated for 72 h; bIncubated for 48 h.