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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 6690

Type strain: Yes

Species: Lactobacillus taiwanensis

Strain Designation: FI RDI 006

Strain history: BCRC 17755 <-- Y.-C. Wu FIRDI 006.

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@ref: 15686

BacDive-ID: 6690

DSM-Number: 21401

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

description: Lactobacillus taiwanensis FI RDI 006 is a microaerophile, mesophilic, Gram-positive bacterium that was isolated from silage cattle feed.

NCBI tax id

NCBI tax idMatching level

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive6690.20220920.7

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 taiwanensis
  • full scientific name: Lactobacillus taiwanensis Wang et al. 2009

@ref: 15686

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Lactobacillales

family: Lactobacillaceae

genus: Lactobacillus

species: Lactobacillus taiwanensis

full scientific name: Lactobacillus taiwanensis Wang et al. 2009

strain designation: FI RDI 006

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 29122
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 11 µm
  • cell width: 0.75 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

15686MRS 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
37897MEDIUM 20 - for Anaerobic bacteriayesAgar (15.000 g);Glucose (5.000 g);Yeast extract (20.000 g);Tryptone (30.000 g);Cysteine hydrochloride (0.500 g);distilled water (1000.000 ml);Hemin solution -M00149 (25.000 ml)

culture temp


culture pH

  • @ref: 29122
  • ability: positive
  • type: growth
  • pH: 4.0-8.0

Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance

spore formation

  • @ref: 29122
  • spore formation: no


  • @ref: 29122
  • salt: NaCl
  • growth: positive
  • tested relation: optimum
  • concentration: 5 %


  • @ref: 29122
  • observation: aggregates in chains

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
2912228757fructose+carbon source
2912228260galactose+carbon source
2912217234glucose+carbon source
2912217716lactose+carbon source
2912217306maltose+carbon source
2912237684mannose+carbon source
2912217992sucrose+carbon source
2912227082trehalose+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 typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinent
15686silage cattle feedMiaoli, JhunanTaiwanTWNAsia
67770Silage cattle feedTaiwanTWNAsia

isolation source categories

  • Cat1: #Host
  • Cat2: #Plants
  • Cat3: #Herbaceous plants (Grass,Crops)

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 15686
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionlengthdatabaseNCBI tax ID
20218Lactobacillus taiwanensis partial 16S rRNA gene, type strain CIP 110030THE5739181509ena508451
15686Lactobacillus taiwanensis strain BCRC 17755 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceEU4875121526ena508451
67770Lactobacillus taiwanensis JCM 18086 gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequenceLC5219841506ena508451

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Lactobacillus taiwanensis DSM 21401 DSM 21401GCA_001436695scaffoldncbi1423809
66792Lactobacillus taiwanensis DSM 214011423809.3wgspatric1423809
66792Lactobacillus taiwanensis DSM 214012660238553draftimg1423809
67770Lactobacillus taiwanensis DSM 21401, whole genome shotgun sequencing projectAYZG00000000ncbi1423809

GC content

6777035.8high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
6777034genome sequence analysis

External links

@ref: 15686

culture collection no.: DSM 21401, BCRC 17755, CIP 110030, JCM 18086

straininfo link



Phylogeny19605711Lactobacillus taiwanensis sp. nov., isolated from silage.Wang LT, Kuo HP, Wu YC, Tai CJ, Lee FLInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.006783-02009Anaerobiosis, Bacterial Proteins/genetics, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Catalase/metabolism, Cluster Analysis, DNA Gyrase/genetics, DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/genetics, DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/genetics, Lactobacillus/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification/physiology, Locomotion, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Silage/*microbiologyGenetics
Pathogenicity26687459Expression of FABP4, adipsin and adiponectin in Paneth cells is modulated by gut Lactobacillus.Su X, Yan H, Huang Y, Yun H, Zeng B, Wang E, Liu Y, Zhang Y, Liu F, Che Y, Zhang Z, Yang RSci Rep10.1038/srep185882015Adiponectin/*biosynthesis/genetics, Animals, Complement Factor D/*biosynthesis/genetics, Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins/*biosynthesis/genetics, Feces, Gastrointestinal Microbiome/*genetics, Gene Expression Regulation/genetics, Humans, Lactobacillus/*metabolism, Mice, NF-kappa B/biosynthesis, Paneth Cells/metabolism/pathology, TNF Receptor-Associated Factor 2/genetics, TNF Receptor-Associated Factor 6/geneticsMetabolism


15686Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 21401)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-21401
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
29122Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604125548
37897Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/7842
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