|Categories:||Motile; primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: from diverse (geographical and ecological) sources.|
Species epithet: forming into a ball.
|Significance:|| P. agglomerans is an environmental bacterium that can sometimes be found in samples from animals, but has probably no clinical significance.
P. agglomerans has been reported to cause diseases in plants and humans.
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Enterobacter agglomerans|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 27155 = CCUG 539 = NCTC 9381.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Forms mucoid yellowish colonies.|
|Micromorphology:||Straight rods (0.5-1.0 x 1.0-3.0 µm), which are peritrichous.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase +, tryptophanase -, (= indole -), urease -|
|Biochemical Tests:||Citrate +, Voges-Proskauer +|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
D-ribose, D-xylose och D-fructose are also fermented.
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|Taxonomy/phylogeny:||About 30 species have been described within the genus Pantoea.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...