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Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 1990; 56(3): 829–831.
PMCID: PMC183431

Formation of a clear zone on tannin-treated brain heart infusion agar by a Streptococcus sp. isolated from feces of koalas.


Gram-positive cocci, isolated from the feces of koalas and identified as Streptococcus bovis biotype I, formed a distinct clear zone on tannin-treated brain heart infusion agar, suggesting that this isolate has the unique characteristic of degrading the tannin-protein complex.

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