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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Geobacillus stearothermophilus
Geobacillus stearothermophilus

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
55oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Bsa29I, BsaAI, BsaBI, BsaHI, BsaI, BsaJI, BsaMI, BsaXI, Bse118I, Bse1I, Bse3DI, BseAI, BseBI, BseCI, BseDI, BseGI, BseJI, BseLI, BseMI, BseMII, BseNI, BsePI, BseSI, BseX3I, BseXI, BsiHKAI, BsiSI, BslFI, BsmAI, BsmBI, BsmFI, BsmI, Bso31I, BsoBI, Bsp1407I, BspMAI, BsrBI, BsrDI, BsrFI, BsrGI, BsrI, BsrSI, BssECI, BssHII, BssKI, BssNAI, BssSI, BssT1I, Bst1107I, Bst2BI, Bst2UI, Bst4CI, Bst6I, Bst98I, BstACI, BstAPI, BstAUI, BstBAI, BstBI, BstC8I, BstDEI, BstDSI, BstEII, BstENI, BstF5I, BstFNI, BstH2I, BstHHI, BstKTI, BstMBI, BstMCI, BstMWI, BstNI, BstNSI, BstOI, BstPAI, BstPI, BstSCI, BstSFI, BstSNI, BstUI, BstV1I, BstV2I, BstX2I, BstXI, BstYI, BstZ17I, BstZI, BtrI

Gram Stain:
Geobacillus stearothermophilus is Gram stain positive.

Respiration:
Geobacillus stearothermophilus is aerobic.

Motility:
Geobacillus stearothermophilus is motile.

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

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Spores of Geobacillus stearothermophilus are commonly included with packs of materials being autoclaved. Death of the spore form indicates the autoclave is functioning properly.

Miscellaneous:
Geobacillus stearothermophilus was reclassified from Bacillus stearothermophilus.
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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