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Table 5 Carbon assimilation patterns of Protomyces species

From: A novel Arabidopsis phyllosphere resident Protomyces species and a re-examination of genus Protomyces based on genome sequence data

Carbon source Pgra Pino Pinu Plac Pmac Ppac Para
Glycerol + + + + + + +
Erythritol
D-Arabinose + + w + + W
L-Arabinose + w W
D-Ribose
D-Xylose + + + w + w +
L- Xylose
D-Adonitol +
Methyl-βD- xylopyranoside
D-Galactose
D-Glucose + + + + + + +
D-Fructose + + + + + + +
D-Mannose + + + + + + +
L-Sorbose
L-Rhamnose +
Dulcitol
Inositol +
D-Mannitol + + + + + + +
D-Sorbitol w + w w +
Methyl-αD-Mannopyranoside + w
Methyl-αD-Glucopranoside w + + w w
N-Acetylglucosamine +
Amygdalin w w +
Arbutin w + +
Esculin ferric citrate + + + +
Salicin w + +
D-Cellobiose + + + w +
D-Maltose + + + + + + +
D-Lactose
D-Melibiose
D-Saccharose (sucrose) + + + + + + +
D-Trehalose + + + + + + +
Inulin + + + + w
D-Melezitose + + + + + + w
D-Raffinose + + + + + + +
Amidon (starch) + + + + + + +
Glycogen w + w
Xylitol w + + + + + +
Gentiobiose + + + +
D-Turanose + + + + + + +
D-Lyxose w w + + w
D-Tagatose
D-Fucose
L-Fucose
D-Arabitol + + + + + +
L-Arabitol w w +
Potassium gluconate
Potassium 2-Ketogluconate w + + w w
Potassium 5-Ketogluconate w
  1. Carbon assimilation was tested using 50 CH strips (biomerieuxdirect.com). Key to growth symbols: +, positive, w, weakly positive, −, negative. Abbreviations: Pgra, P. gravidus; Pino, P. inouyei; Pinu, P. inundatus; Plac, P. lactucaedebilis; Pmac, P. macrosporus; Ppac, P. pachydermus; Para, P. arabidopsidicola. Carbon sources listed in bold text are used differentially by these Protomyces species