Table 2: Biochemical properties of the isolated cellulolytic bacteria.

TestaStrains
B. subtilis B. subtilis
SL9-9 C5-16 S52-2KACC 10111KCTC 3560

Control
Glycerol+++++
Erythritol
L-arabinose+++++
D-ribose+++++
D-xylose+vv+v
L-xylose
D-adonitol
D-glucose+++++
D-fructose+++++
D-mannose+++++
L-sorbose
L-rhamnose
Dulcitol
Inositol+++++
D-mannitol+++++
D-sorbitol+++++
Methyl-αD-glucopyranoside++++
N-acetyl-glucosamine
Amygdalin+++v
Arbutin+++++
Esculin ferric citrate+++++
Methyl-β-xylopyranoside
D-lactose (bovine origin)++
D-arabinose
Salicin++++
D-cellobiose+++++
D-maltose++++
D-melibiose++++v
D-saccharose+++++
D-trehalose+++++
Inulin++v
D-melezitose
Glycogen++++
Xylitol
Gentiobiosevv
D-turanose++v
D-lyxose
D-tagatose
D-fucose
L-fucose
D-arabitol
Potassium gluconate++
Potassium2-ketogluconate
D-galactose
D-raffinose++++v
Potassium5-ketogluconate
Methyl-αD-mannopyranoside
AmiDon (Starch)++++
L-arabitol

aAPI 50CHB Kit (BioMérieux, France) was used to determine positive (+) or negative (−); v: variable.