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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species >Bacteroides galacturonicus
Bacteroides galacturonicus
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
Anaerobic glucuronic acid

Bacteroides galacturonicus is anaerobic.

Gram Stain:
Bacteroides galacturonicus is Gram stain negative.

Bacteroides galacturonicus is non-motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Bacteroides (class); Bacteroidales; Bacteroidaceae; Bacteroides

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Bacteroides galacturonicus produces exopolygalacturonate lyase and exopectate lyase.


Bacteroides galacturonicus was first isolated from human feces.

Human health and disease:
Bacteroides galacturonicus is BSL2 organism and should be considered 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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