International Journal of Microbiology / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Differentiation of Xanthomonas spp. Causing Bacterial Spot in Bulgaria Based on Biolog System

Table 3

Differentiating properties for the three Xanthomonas  species according to the metabolic patterns of the Bulgarian strains.

SubstratesX. euvesicatoria X. vesicatoria X. gardneri

Glycogen
Cellobiose++
Gentibiose+
-D-lactose
Maltose+
D-Mannitol
Turanose
cis-Aconitic acid
-hydroxybutiric acid
-keto butyric acid
Propionic acid
L-alanine+
Asparagine
L-Glutamic acid+
Glycyl-L-Aspartic acid
Glycyl-L-Glutamic acid
L-proline
L-Threonine
-aminobutyric acid
Urocanic acid
Inosine
Uridine
Butanediol
Glycerol
-glycerol-phosphate
glucose-1-phosphate
glucose-6-phosphate

+, positive; , more than 75% positive; , variable; , more than 75% negative; −, negative.