Table 2.

Whole-cell fatty acid compositions of strains T103, T104,M. komossense, and M. aurum

Fatty acid% of total (coefficient of variation [n = 2]) in:
Strain T103Strain T104M. komossense (ATCC 33013)M. auruma
Decanoic acid1.98 (1.1)1.49 (3.8) NDb ND
Dodecanoic acid2.11 (1.0)1.64 (5.1)0.25 (2.9)ND
Tetradecanoic acid6.58 (0.4)7.25 (4.1)8.18 (2.4)5.93
Pentadecanoic acid0.79 (5.4)0.45 (1.6)0.34 (8.3)ND
cis-7-Hexadecenoic acid0.70 (1.0)0.76 (15.9)0.95 (9.7)2.19
cis-9-Hexadecenoic acid2.63 (0.0)2.36 (2.7)2.34 (1.2)ND
cis-10-Hexadecenoic acid4.70 (4.1)5.09 (10.4)8.11 (0.5)5.58
Hexadecanoic acid22.93 (0.0)23.02 (0.5)27.2 (0.6)30.12
Summed feature 1c 0.78 (12.7)1.14 (3.1)0.85 (2.5)ND
Summed feature 2d 14.68 (3.2)19.69 (0.1)12.15 (6.1)10.01
Heptadecanoic acidNDND0.24 (9.0)ND
cis-9,12-Octadecadienoic acid0.85 (5.0)0.89 (14.3)1.00 (2.1)ND
cis-9-Octadecenoic acid20.93 (0.6)17.98 (5.9)16.0 (3.8)27.35
cis-11-Octadecenoic acid0.61 (3.5)0.25 (141.4)0.54 (6.6)ND
Octadecanoic acid0.87 (12.3)1.35 (6.3)3.46 (0.6)2.66
10-Methyloctadecanoic acid (tuberculostearic acid)10.96 (2.2)12.11 (1.7)14.98 (1.9)9.09
Summed feature 3e 7.23 (1.0)4.05 (3.5)3.18 (8.4)3.74
Eicosanoic acid0.72 (18.8)0.51 (8.3)0.28 (5.1)2.23
  • a From the Microbial Identification System library.

  • b ND, not detected.

  • c Summed feature 1 contains 8-methylhexadecanoic acid and 10-methylhexadecanoic acid.

  • d Summed feature 2 containscis-10-heptadecenoic acid, cis-11-heptadecenoic acid, ωcyclopropane 7-8 hexadecanoic acid, and 2-octadecanol.

  • e Summed feature 3 contains ωcyclopropane 8-9 octadecanoic acid, ωcyclopropane 10-11 octadecanoic acid, and 2-eicosanol.