Home | Jobs | News & Articles | Job Advice | Search | Protocols | Fun | @RealLabRat
Lab Rat with DNA

Post your resume
Candidates - post your resume

Search job listings
Candidates - search biotech jobs

Post job openings
Employers - post job openings

Email Login
New users
sign up!
HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Atopobium rimae
Atopobium rimae
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
PYG plus 0.1% Tween 80

Atopobium rimae is anaerobic.

Gram Stain:
Atopobium rimae is Gram stain positive.

Atopobium rimae is non-motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Coriobacteridae; Coriobacteriales; Coriobacterineae; Coriobacteriaceae; Atopobium

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Not known


The type strain for Atopobium rimae was isolated from a human gingival crevice.

Human health and disease:
While ATCC lists Atopobium rimae as BSL1 there are literature reports of isolation of Atopobium rimae from patients. Therefore, this bacterium shoudl 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.

theLabRat.com 2005. All Rights Reserved.