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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources >Bacteroides fragilis
Bacteroides fragilis

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
BfaI, BfrBI, BfrI

Gram Stain:
Bacteroides fragilis is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Bacteroides fragilis is anaerobic

Motility:
Bacteroides fragilis is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Bacteroides (class); Bacteroidales; Bacteroidaceae; Bacteroides

Miscellaneous:
It has been reported that thirty to fifty percent of fecal matter is Bacteroides fragilis.

Human health and disease:
Bacteroides fragilis is the most common species of anaerobic bacteria isolated from human soft tissue infections.
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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