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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 160728

Type strain: No

Species: Lactobacillus bombicola

Strain Designation: H53-31

Strain history: <- J. Praet, Ghent Univ., Belgium; H53-31

NCBI tax ID(s): 1505723 (species)

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@ref: 67641

BacDive-ID: 160728

DSM-Number: 28828

keywords: mesophilic, Bacteria

description: Lactobacillus bombicola H53-31 is a mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from bumblebee gut.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1505723
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- J. Praet, Ghent Univ., Belgium; H53-31

doi: 10.13145/bacdive160728.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Lactobacillales
  • family: Lactobacillaceae
  • genus: Lactobacillus
  • species: Lactobacillus bombicola
  • full scientific name: Lactobacillus bombicola Praet et al. 2015

@ref: 67641

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Lactobacillales

family: Lactobacillaceae

genus: Lactobacillus

species: Lactobacillus bombicola

full scientific name: Lactobacillus bombicola Praet et al. 2015

strain designation: H53-31

type strain: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 67641
  • name: MRS pre-reduced (DSMZ Medium 11b)
  • growth: yes
  • link: https://bacmedia.dsmz.de/medium/11b
  • composition: Name: MRS MEDIUM (pre-reduced) (DSMZ Medium 11b) Composition: Glucose 20.0 g/l Casein peptone 10.0 g/l Meat extract 10.0 g/l Na-acetate 5.0 g/l Yeast extract 5.0 g/l (NH4)3 citrate 2.0 g/l K2HPO4 2.0 g/l Tween 80 1.0 g/l L-Cysteine HCl x H2O 0.5 g/l MgSO4 x 7 H2O 0.2 g/l MnSO4 x H2O 0.05 g/l Resazurin 0.001 g/l Distilled water

culture temp

  • @ref: 67641
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 30
  • range: mesophilic

Physiology and metabolism

metabolite utilization

@refmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization testedChebi-ID
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68371gluconate-builds acid from24265
68371L-arabitol-builds acid from18403
68371D-arabitol-builds acid from18333
68371L-fucose-builds acid from18287
68371D-fucose-builds acid from28847
68371D-tagatose-builds acid from16443
68371D-lyxose-builds acid from62318
68371xylitol-builds acid from17151
68371glycogen-builds acid from28087
68371starch-builds acid from28017
68371raffinose-builds acid from16634
68371melezitose-builds acid from6731
68371inulin-builds acid from15443
68371melibiose-builds acid from28053
68371amygdalin-builds acid from27613
68371methyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside-builds acid from320061
68371methyl alpha-D-mannoside-builds acid from43943
68371D-sorbitol-builds acid from17924
68371D-mannitol-builds acid from16899
68371myo-inositol-builds acid from17268
68371galactitol-builds acid from16813
68371L-rhamnose-builds acid from62345
68371L-sorbose-builds acid from17266
68371D-mannose+builds acid from16024
68371D-fructose+builds acid from15824
68371D-glucose+builds acid from17634
68371methyl beta-D-xylopyranoside-builds acid from74863
68371ribitol-builds acid from15963
68371L-xylose-builds acid from65328
68371D-xylose-builds acid from65327
68371D-arabinose-builds acid from17108
68371erythritol-builds acid from17113
68371glycerol-builds acid from17754

API 50CHac


Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 67641
  • sample type: bumblebee gut
  • geographic location: Ghent
  • country: Belgium
  • origin.country: BEL
  • continent: Europe

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 67641
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

External links

@ref: 67641

culture collection no.: DSM 28828, LMG 28289


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
67641Curators of the DSMZhttps://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-28828Leibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 28828)
68371Automatically annotated from API 50CH acid