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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Acetobacter aceti
Acetobacter aceti

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
mannitol agar, mannitol broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Acetobacter aceti is Gram stain negative.

Acetobacter aceti is aerobic.

Acetobacter aceti is motile by peritrichous flagella.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhodospirillales; Acetobacteraceae; Acetobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Acetobacter aceti is a common contaminant in all industrial fermentation facilities and is responsible for generating turbidity, ropiness, discoloration, and off-flavors in beer.

Acetobacter aceti is ubiquitous in the environment, wherever sugar fermentation is occurring. A. aceti produces acetic acid from ethanol in alcoholic niches in the environment.

Human health and disease:
Acetobacter aceti has not been reported as a human pathogen.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as interesting bits of information is not meant to be medical advice and should not be used to treat or diagnose any disease!

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