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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Arthrobacter oxydans
Arthrobacter oxydans
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar; nutrient broth

Arthrobacter oxydans is Gram stain positive.

Gram Stain:
Arthrobacter oxydans is aerobic.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Micrococcineae; Micrococcaceae; Arthrobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Arthrobacter oxydans has been reported to Produces coproporphyrin III and uroporphyrin III.

Arthrobacter oxydans has been reported to grow on nicotine.

Human health and disease:
While Arthrobacter oxydans is reported to be BSL 1 from ATCC, there are literature reports of isolation of Arthrobacter oxydans from human clinical samples, so this bacterium should be treated as a potential pathogen.
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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