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Table 3 Biochemical characteristics of the biosurfactant-producing isolate

From: Isolation, characterization, and application of biosurfactant by Klebsiella pneumoniae strain IVN51 isolated from hydrocarbon-polluted soil in Ogoniland, Nigeria

Isolate code IVN-51
Gram’s stain −(rods)
Citrate +
Motility
Oxidase
Catalase +
Indole
Urease +
MR
VP +
TSI
 Slant A
 Butt A
 H2S
Starch hydrolysis +
Gelatin hydrolysis
Sugar fermentation
 Maltose +/A
 Glucose +/A
 Lactose +/A
 Mannitol +/A
 Sucrose +/A
Probable genus Klebsiella
  1. + positive; negative; K alkaline; A acid; MR methyl red; VP Vogues Proskauer; TSI triple sugar iron