Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 6691

Type strain: Yes

Species: Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus

Strain history: CECT 7355 <-- R. Máñes-Lázaro <-- J.-C. Cho and J. Song IMCC 1736.

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@ref: 15481

BacDive-ID: 6691

DSM-Number: 21051

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

description: Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus DSM 21051 is a microaerophile, mesophilic, Gram-positive bacterium that was isolated from surface of a eutrophic freshwater pond.

NCBI tax id

NCBI tax idMatching level

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive6691.20220920.7

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 aquaticus
  • full scientific name: Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus (Mañes-Lázaro et al. 2009) Zheng et al. 2020
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Lactobacillus aquaticus

@ref: 15481

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Lactobacillales

family: Lactobacillaceae

genus: Liquorilactobacillus

species: Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus

full scientific name: Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus (Mañes-Lázaro et al. 2009) Zheng et al. 2020

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 29191
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 2.79 µm
  • cell width: 1.2 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 15481
  • name: MRS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 11)
  • growth: yes
  • link:
  • composition: Name: 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

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance

spore formation

  • @ref: 29191
  • spore formation: no


  • @ref: 29191
  • observation: aggregates in chains

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
2919117057cellobiose+carbon source
2919128757fructose+carbon source
2919117234glucose+carbon source
2919117306maltose+carbon source
2919129864mannitol+carbon source
2919137684mannose+carbon source
29191506227N-acetylglucosamine+carbon source
2919117814salicin+carbon source
2919117992sucrose+carbon source
2919127082trehalose+carbon source

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typecountryorigin.countrycontinent
15481surface of a eutrophic freshwater pondRepublic of KoreaKORAsia
67770Korean freshwater pond

isolation source categories

#Environmental#Aquatic#Pond (small)
#Environmental#Aquatic#Surface water

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 15481
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionlengthdatabaseNCBI tax ID
15481Lactobacillus aquaticus strain IMCC1736 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceDQ6642031528ena392566
67770Lactobacillus aquaticus JCM 16869 gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequenceLC5198601500ena392566

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus DSM 21051 DSM 21051GCA_001436755scaffoldncbi1423725
66792Lactobacillus aquaticus DSM 210511423725.3wgspatric1423725
66792Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus DSM 210512667527752draftimg1423725
67770Liquorilactobacillus aquaticus DSM 21051, whole genome shotgun sequencing projectAYZD00000000ncbi1423725

GC content

1548139.15±0.07high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
6777037.4genome sequence analysis
6777039.15high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 15481

culture collection no.: DSM 21051, CECT 7355, IMCC 1736, JCM 16869

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 19620384
  • title: Lactobacillus aquaticus sp. nov., isolated from a Korean freshwater pond.
  • authors: Manes-Lazaro R, Song J, Pardo I, Cho JC, Ferrer S
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.008276-0
  • year: 2009
  • mesh: Bacterial Typing Techniques, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Cluster Analysis, DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/genetics, DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/genetics, Fermentation, Fresh Water/*microbiology, Genotype, Hydrogen-Ion Concentration, Korea, Lactobacillus/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification/physiology, Locomotion, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique/methods, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Sodium Chloride/metabolism
  • topic2: Genetics


15481Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 21051)
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
29191Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604125615
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)
67770Curators of the JCM