asaccharolytic

a·sac·cha·ro·lyt·ic

(ă-sak'ă-rō-lit'ik)
A microorganism unable to metabolize carbohydrates in the presence or absence of oxygen and that must rely on other carbon sources for energy.
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The genus Pyramidobacter comprises strains that are anaerobic, non-motile, asaccharolytic bacilli that produce acetic and isovaleric acids and small quantities of propionic and isobutyric acids [24].
During the following decade, additional clinical isolates with the same microbiological characteristics (slow-growing, gram-negative, small coccoid, asaccharolytic, oxidase negative, nonmotile and brown-soluble-pigment-producing) were submitted to the CDC for identification (10).
Characteristics and Sites of Infection of Eubacterium nodatum, Eubacterium timidum, Eubacterium brachy, and Other Asaccharolytic Eubacteria.
Nitrogen and amino acid from protein provides energy sources for the growth of saccharolytic and asaccharolytic bacteria (Scott et al.
Because it is an asaccharolytic species, erroneous identification may occur.
The organism's phenotypic characteristics were similar to asaccharolytic strains of Acinetobacter, but differed in their cellular morphology and cellular fatty acid profile.
Bordetella holmesii is a recently described gram-negative, asaccharolytic, nonoxidizing, soluble, brown-pigment-producing rod previously known as CDC nonoxidizer group 2 (NO-2) (1).