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Table 2 Morphological, physiological and biochemical characteristics of Streptomyces TES17

From: Phenolic compounds as antioxidants and chemopreventive drugs from Streptomyces cellulosae strain TES17 isolated from rhizosphere of Camellia sinensis

Properties Result
Morphological characteristics
 Sporophore morphology Rectus-flexibilis (RF)
 Aerial mycelium colour Cream
 Substrate mycelium colour Dark brown
 Spore surface Rough
Physiological characteristics
 Production of melanoid pigment
 Temperature range for growth 18 °C to 50 °C
 Optimum temperature for growth 28 °C
 pH range for growth 5 to 12
 Optimum pH for growth 7.0
 NaCl tolerance Up to 2.5%
Biochemical characteristics
 Gelatin hydrolysis +
 Starch hydrolysis +
 Lipid hydrolysis +
 Cellulase production +
 Citrate utilization +
 Indole production
 Urease production +
 Nitrate reduction
 Esculin hydrolysis +
 H2S production
 ONPGa hydrolysis +
 Catalase test +
 Oxidase test +
Utilization of:
 Glucose +
 Arabinose +
 Xylose +/−
 Rhamnose +/−
 Cellobiose +/−
 Malonate +
  1. Positive = (+), negative = (−), doubtful = (+/−), aortho-Nitrophenyl-β-galactoside