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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Geobacillus stearothermophilus
Geobacillus stearothermophilus

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

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.

Geobacillus stearothermophilus is aerobic.

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.

Geobacillus stearothermophilus was reclassified from Bacillus stearothermophilus.
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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