|Etymology:||Genus name: peptone loving. |
Species epithet: indol producing.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Peptostreptococcus indolicus|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 29427.|
||Small (0.5-1.0 mm), grayish colonies. Most strains give no hemolysis.|
|Micromorphology:||Cocci (0.5-0.6 µm in diameter), which appear single, in pairs, short chains or small clusters.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Coagulase + (most strains), tryptophanase (+), urease -.|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Peptoniphilus spp. do not ferment carbohydrates.|
|Disease:||Bovine summer mastitis (in combination with Trueperella pyogenes).
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 50 species have been described within the genus Peptoniphilus and this genus belong to the order Clostridiales. However, P. indolicus is not that closely related to clostridia.|
|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...