adonitol


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adonitol

[ə′dän·ə‚tōl]
(biochemistry)
C5H12O5 A pentitol from the dicotyledenous plant Adonis vernalis; large crystals that are optically inactive and melt at 102°C; it does not reduce Fehling's solution, and is freely soluble in water and hot alcohol. Also known as adonite; ribitol.
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stabilis strains, VITEK 2 showed our strain was negative for adonitol acidification, ornithine decarboxylase, and lysine decarboxylase.
Indole -Neg; TSI-K/A with H2S production along the stab line only; Urease -Neg, Citrate +ve, Oxidase -Neg, Lysine +ve, Ornithine +ve, Arginine -Neg, PPA -Neg, Reduced nitrate to nitrite, ONPG -ve, Glucose -Acid+ gas; Sucrose -ve; Mannitol, Arabinose fermented; Adonitol -ve.
The presence of adonitol sugars, arabinase, arabitol, cellobiose, fructose, galactose, glucose, inositol, lacttol, malttol, maltose, maltotriose, mannitol, mannose, melezitose, melibiose, rafnose, sorbitol, trehalose, turanose, xylitol, or xylose was not detected [AOAC/FQ-0093].
Biochemical reaction Result Nitrate + Growth in MacConkey + Urea hydrolysis + Esculin hydrolysis + Gelatin hydrolysis - ONPG (o-nitrophenyl-[beta]-D-galactopyranoside) + Oxidase + Vogesproskauer - [beta]-Galactosidase - Tryptophan deaminase - Ornithine decarboxylase - Lysine decarboxylase - Arginine decarboxylase - Motility + Glucose (assimilation) + Mannose + Mannitol + Maltose + Gluconate + Arabinose + Adonitol + Glutamyl arylamidase pNA + Indole -
Biochemical characterization of strain B14 Characteristic Strain B14 Colony pigmentation Creamy Motility Utilization of: + Lactose + Xylose + Maltose + Fructose + Dextrose + Galactose + Raffinose + Trihalose + Melobiose + Sucrose + L-arabinose + Mannose - Inulin + Sodium gluconate + Glycerol + Salicin - Dulcitol - Inositol - Sorbitol - Mannitol + Adonitol - Arabitol - Erythritol - a-methyl-D-glucoside - Rhamnose - Cellobiose + Melezitose + a-methyl-D-mannoside - Xylitol - D-arabinose + Citrate - Malonate - Sorbose - ONPG hydrolysis + Esculin hydrolysis + Table 2.
Haplotypes were tested by API 50CHB strips (BioMerieux, Inc., France) for utilization of the following substrates: glycerol, erythritol, D-arabinose, L-arabinose, ribose, D-xylose, L-xylose, Adonitol, B-methyl xyloside, galactose, glucose, fructose, mannose, L-sorbose, rhamnose, dulcitol, inositol, sorbitol, mannitol, L-methyl-D-mannoside, D-methyl-D-glucoside, N-acetylglucosamine, amygdalin, arbutin, aesculin, salicin, cellobiose, maltose, lactose, sucrose, Trehalose, gentiobiose, melibiose, raffinose, melezitose, starch, glycogen, inulin, D-turanose, D-tagatose, D-fucose, L-fucose, D-lyxose, D-arabitol, L-arabitol, xylitol, gluconate, and 2,5-ketogluconate.
Por outro lado, outras 17 fontes (glicogenio, N-acetil -D-galactosamina, adonitol, meso-eritritol, xilitol, acido p-hidroxifenilacetico, acido itaconico, acido malonico, acido sebacico, L-fenilanina, acido I-piroglutamico, D-serina, L-treonina, DL-carnitina, feniletilamina, putrescina, 2,3-butanodiol) nao foram metabolizadas por nenhum dos isolados.