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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Alcanivorax borkumensis
Alcanivorax borkumensis
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
marine agar; marine broth

Alcanivorax borkumensis is aerobic

Gram Stain:
Alcanivorax borkumensis is Gram stain negative

Alcanivorax borkumensis is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Oceanospirillales; Alcanivoracaceae; Alcanivorax

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Alcanivorax borkumensis is a hydrocarbon-degrading marine bacterium.

Alcanivorax borkumensis was isolated from a sea water sediment sample obtained on the Isle of Borkum in the North Sea.

Human health and disease:
not known
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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