TABLE 2.

Psychrotrophic bacteria isolated in this studya

StrainRAPD profileNo. of isolatesClosest relative% SimilarityClosest relative accession no.Growth (no. of days) atb:Proteolytic activity at 7°C
7°C20°C30°C
14Pt1Brochothrix thermosphacta98AY543029314-
21Pe1Buttiauxella agrestis98AJ293686311-
3Pp4Carnobacterium divergens100AM179875534-
5Pq4Carnobacterium divergens99AM179875524-
16Pu4Carnobacterium divergens99AM179875535-
2Po1Carnobacterium maltaromaticum100AY543034424-
9Ps2Carnobacterium maltaromaticum100AY54303453+
19Pz1Halomonas spp.98DQ129699321-
17Pv1Leuconostoc gelidum98AB022921583-
25Pi1Pseudomonas fragi98AF09473331+
23Pg1Pseudomonas spp.99AY56928733-
24Ph1Pseudomonas spp.99AY569287315-
26Pj1Pseudomonas spp.98DQ08446131-
27Pk1Pseudomonas spp.98DQ08446132-
28Pl1Pseudomonas spp.99DQ08446131+
29Pm1Pseudomonas spp.99AY30330432-
30Pn1Pseudomonas spp.98DQ08446121-
22Pf1Rahnella aquatilis99AY25391933-
20Pd1Serratia proteamaculans100AY04020841-
  • a RAPD-PCR profile, species identification by sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene, growth at different temperatures, and proteolytic activity at 7°C are indicated.

  • b Number of days to obtain growth on PCA at a defined temperature. −, no growth.