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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Alteromonas macleodii
Alteromonas macleodii

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
marine agar, marine broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Alteromonas macleodii is Gram stain negative

Alteromonas macleodii is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Alteromonadales; Alteromonadaceae; Alteromonas

Industrial uses or economic implications:
A subspecies of Alteromonas macleodii has been reported to secrete a high-molecular-weight polysaccharide in culture. This exopolysaccharide has similarities to xanthan, another bacterial polysaccharide of industrial interest.

Alteromonas macleodii is a deep-sea, mesophilic, heterotrophic bacterium was isolated from fluid collected near an active hydrothermal vent.
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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