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Table 2 Biochemical profile of standard strains and confirmed soil isolates

From: Isolation, identification and characterization of Burkholderia pseudomallei from soil of coastal region of India

Substrate Standard strains Soil isolates
Burkholderia pseudomallei NTCC10274 Burkholderia pseudomallei NTCC1688 DRDEBPS 1001 DRDEBPS 1002 DRDEBPS 1003 DRDEBPS 1004
Nitrate + + + + + +
Tryptophan + + + + + +
Glucose (acidification) + + + + + +
Arginine + + + + + +
Urea* - - - - - -
Esculin* - - + + + +
Gelatin + + + + + +
PNPG - - - - - -
Assimilation of       
Glucose + + + + + +
Arabinose - - - - - -
Mannose + + + + + +
Mannitol + + + + + +
N-Acetyl glucosamine + + + + + +
Maltose - - - - - -
Gluconate + + + + + +
Caprate + + + + + +
Adipate + + + + + +
Malate + + + + + +
Citrate + + + + + +
Phenyl acetate + + + + + +
  1. *Variable tests for B. pseudomallei.