Table 4

Detection of gene determinants for the biosynthesis of biogenic amines and production among the enterococcal isolates
Putrescine
Origin Species Strain Tyraminea Histamineb Gene cluster Production
Porcine E. faecalis ECA3 + - + +
ECB1 + - + +
ECC5 + - + +
ECD2 + - + +
ECE1 + - + +
ECH6 + - + +
ECI1 + - + +
ECI3 + - + +
Canine PKG12 + - + +
PRA5 + - + +
Ovine EOA1 + - + +
EOB6A + - + +
Feline G8-1 K + - + +
Human C1252 + - + +
C901 + - + +
Porcine E. faecium ECA2B + - + +
ECB4 + - + +
ECC2A + - - -
ECD3 + - - -
ECF2 + - - -
ECF5 + - - -
Canine PGAH11 + - - -
PKB4 + - - -
Human C656 + - - -
Human E. durans C2341 + - + +
C1943 + - + +
C654 + - - -
C502 + - - -
Porcine E. hirae ECC1 + - - -
ECG1 + - + -
Ovine EOA2 + - + +
Feline EH11 + - + -
Ovine E. casseliflavus EOB3 + - - -
EOB5 + - - -

aDetection of the tdcA gene and production of tyramine in broth cultures; bdetection of the hdcA gene and production of histamine in broth cultures.

Jiménez et al.

Jiménez et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:288   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-288

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