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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 6672

Type strain: Yes

Species: Liquorilactobacillus hordei

Strain Designation: UCC128

Strain history: DSM 19519 <-- S. Rouse UCC128.

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@ref: 8145

BacDive-ID: 6672

DSM-Number: 19519

keywords: Gram-positive, mesophilic, spore-forming, microaerophile, Bacteria, 16S sequence, genome sequence, rod-shaped

description: Liquorilactobacillus hordei UCC128 is a microaerophile, spore-forming, mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from malted barley.

NCBI tax id

NCBI tax idMatching level

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive6672.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Lactobacillales
  • family: Lactobacillaceae
  • genus: Liquorilactobacillus
  • species: Liquorilactobacillus hordei
  • full scientific name: Liquorilactobacillus hordei (Rouse et al. 2008) Zheng et al. 2020
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Lactobacillus hordei

@ref: 8145

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Lactobacillales

family: Lactobacillaceae

genus: Liquorilactobacillus

species: Liquorilactobacillus hordei

full scientific name: Liquorilactobacillus hordei (Rouse et al. 2008) Zheng et al. 2020

strain designation: UCC128

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 32497
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 1 µm
  • cell width: 0.5-0.8 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: no


  • @ref: 32497
  • production: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

8145MRS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 11)yeshttps://bacmedia.dsmz.de/medium/11Name: MRS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 11) 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 MgSO4 x 7 H2O 0.2 g/l MnSO4 x H2O 0.05 g/l Distilled water
37667MEDIUM 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
32497facultative anaerobe

spore formation

  • @ref: 32497
  • spore formation: yes


  • @ref: 32497
  • observation: aggregates in chains

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3249717057cellobiose+carbon source
3249729864mannitol+carbon source
3249717814salicin+carbon source
68371Potassium 5-ketogluconate-builds acid from
68371Potassium 2-ketogluconate-builds acid from
6837124265gluconate-builds acid from
6837118403L-arabitol-builds acid from
6837118333D-arabitol-builds acid from
6837118287L-fucose-builds acid from
6837128847D-fucose-builds acid from
6837116443D-tagatose-builds acid from
6837162318D-lyxose-builds acid from
6837132528turanose-builds acid from
6837128066gentiobiose+builds acid from
6837117151xylitol-builds acid from
6837128087glycogen-builds acid from
6837128017starch-builds acid from
6837116634raffinose-builds acid from
683716731melezitose-builds acid from
6837115443inulin-builds acid from
6837127082trehalose-builds acid from
6837117992sucrose+builds acid from
6837128053melibiose-builds acid from
6837117716lactose-builds acid from
6837117306maltose+builds acid from
6837117057cellobiose+builds acid from
6837117814salicin+builds acid from
683714853esculin+builds acid from
6837118305arbutin+builds acid from
6837127613amygdalin-builds acid from
6837159640N-acetylglucosamine-builds acid from
68371320061methyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside+builds acid from
6837143943methyl alpha-D-mannoside+builds acid from
6837117924D-sorbitol-builds acid from
6837116899D-mannitol+builds acid from
6837117268myo-inositol-builds acid from
6837116813galactitol-builds acid from
6837162345L-rhamnose-builds acid from
6837117266L-sorbose-builds acid from
6837116024D-mannose+builds acid from
6837115824D-fructose+builds acid from
6837117634D-glucose+builds acid from
6837112936D-galactose-builds acid from
6837174863methyl beta-D-xylopyranoside-builds acid from
6837115963ribitol-builds acid from
6837165328L-xylose-builds acid from
6837165327D-xylose-builds acid from
6837116988D-ribose-builds acid from
6837130849L-arabinose-builds acid from
6837117108D-arabinose-builds acid from
6837117113erythritol-builds acid from
6837117754glycerol-builds acid from

API 50CHac


Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typecountryorigin.countrycontinent
8145malted barleyBelgiumBELEurope
67770Malted barleyBelgiumBELEurope

isolation source categories

#Host#Plants#Herbaceous plants (Grass,Crops)
#Engineered#Food production#Beverage
#Engineered#Food production#Fermented

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 8145
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionlengthdatabaseNCBI tax ID
8145Lactobacillus hordei strain UCC128 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceEU0748501406ena468911
67770Lactobacillus hordei JCM 16179 gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequenceLC5198661508ena468911

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Liquorilactobacillus hordei DSM 19519 DSM 19519GCA_001434845scaffoldncbi1423759
66792Liquorilactobacillus hordei DSM 19519 DSM 19519GCA_019443985chromosomencbi1423759
66792Lactobacillus hordei DSM 195191423759.3wgspatric1423759
66792Liquorilactobacillus hordei DSM 195191423759.13completepatric1423759
66792Liquorilactobacillus hordei DSM 195192663762946draftimg1423759
67770Liquorilactobacillus hordei DSM 19519, whole genome shotgun sequencing projectAZDX00000000ncbi1423759

GC content

6777034.8genome sequence analysis
6777036.5high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 8145

culture collection no.: DSM 19519, CIP 109892, JCM 16179, LMG 24241

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 18768596
  • title: Lactobacillus hordei sp. nov., a bacteriocinogenic strain isolated from malted barley.
  • authors: Rouse S, Canchaya C, van Sinderen D
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.65584-0
  • year: 2008
  • mesh: Bacterial Typing Techniques, Bacteriocins/*biosynthesis, Catalase/metabolism, DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/genetics, DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/genetics, Genes, rRNA, Hordeum/*microbiology, Lactobacillus/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification/physiology, Locomotion, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phylogeny, RNA, Bacterial/genetics, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid
  • topic2: Genetics


8145Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 19519)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-19519
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
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
32497Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604128717
37667Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/7687
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
67770Curators of the JCMhttps://jcm.brc.riken.jp/en/
68371Automatically annotated from API 50CH acid