Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 6668

Type strain: Yes

Species: Lactobacillus composti

Culture col. no.: DSM 18527, JCM 14202, NRIC 0689

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@ref: 7578

BacDive-ID: 6668

DSM-Number: 18527

keywords: mesophilic, microaerophile, Bacteria, 16S sequence, genome sequence, gram-positive, rod-shaped

description: Lactobacillus composti DSM 18527 is a microaerophile, mesophilic, gram-positive bacterium that was isolated from composting material of distilled shochu residue.

strain history: <- Akihito Endo, NRIC 0689

doi: 10.13145/bacdive6668.20201210.5

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/firmicutes
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Firmicutes
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Lactobacillales
  • family: Lactobacillaceae
  • genus: Agrilactobacillus
  • species: Agrilactobacillus composti
  • full scientific name: Agrilactobacillus composti (Endo and Okada 2007) Zheng et al. 2020
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Lactobacillus composti

@ref: 7578

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Lactobacillales

family: Lactobacillaceae

genus: Lactobacillus

species: Lactobacillus composti

full scientific name: Lactobacillus composti Endo and Okada 2007

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 31976
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 02-06 µm
  • cell width: 0.8 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: no


  • @ref: 31976
  • production: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

7578MRS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 11), microaerophilicyes
37769MEDIUM 40- for Lactobacillus and LeuconostocyesDistilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Man Rogosa Sharp agar (68.000 g)

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance


  • @ref: 31976
  • observation: aggregates in chains

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3197622599arabinose+carbon source
3197628757fructose+carbon source
3197628260galactose+carbon source
3197617234glucose+carbon source
3197617306maltose+carbon source
3197629864mannitol+carbon source
3197637684mannose+carbon source
3197628053melibiose+carbon source
3197626546rhamnose+carbon source
3197617814salicin+carbon source
3197630911sorbitol+carbon source
3197617992sucrose+carbon source
3197627082trehalose+carbon source
3197618222xylose+carbon source

API 50CHac


Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 7578
  • sample type: composting material of distilled shochu residue
  • geographic location: Miyazaki prefecture
  • country: Japan
  • JPN
  • continent: Asia

isolation source categories

#Engineered#Food production#Fermented
#Engineered#Food production#Beverage

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 7578
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 7578
  • description: Lactobacillus composti gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence, strain:NRIC 0689
  • accession: AB268118
  • length: 1522
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 398555

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Lactobacillus composti DSM 18527 = JCM 14202GCA_000583695contigncbi1423734
66792Lactobacillus composti DSM 18527 = JCM 14202GCA_001436375scaffoldncbi1423734
66792Lactobacillus composti DSM 18527 = JCM 142021423734.3wgspatric1423734
66792Lactobacillus composti JCM 142021236950.3wgspatric1423734

GC content

  • @ref: 7578
  • GC-content: 47

External links

@ref: 7578

culture collection no.: DSM 18527, JCM 14202, NRIC 0689

straininfo link



7578Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 18527)
20215D.Gleim, M.Kracht, N.Weiss et. al. Nomenclature Up-to-date - compilation of all names of Bacteria and Archaea, validly published according to the Bacteriological Code since 1. Jan. 1980, and validly published nomenclatural changes since
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
31976Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information28231
37769Curators of the CIP
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmann annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)