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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Bacillus megaterium
Bacillus megaterium

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Bme18I, Bme1390I, Bme1580I, BmgBI, BmrI, BmtI, BmuI

Gram Stain:
Bacillus megaterium is Gram stain positive

Bacillus megaterium is aerobic

Bacillus megaterium is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Bacillus megaterium produces penicillin amidase for constructing penicillins, enzymes for modifying corticosteroids, and several amino acid dehydrogenases.

Bacillus megaterium is relatively big, and hence the name "mega" and is a common soil saprophyte.

Human health and disease:
Bacillus megaterium is considered non-pathogenic.
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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