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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Klebsiella pneumoniae
Klebsiella pneumoniae

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
KpnI, Kpn2I

Gram Stain:
Klebsiella pneumoniae is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Klebsiella pneumoniae is a facultative anaerobe

Motility:
Klebsiella pneumoniae is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae; Klebsiella

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Klebsiella pneumoniae is commonly isolated from industrial and environmental biofilms.

Miscellaneous:
Klebsiella pneumoniae produces large "sticky" colonies when plated on nutrient media.

Human health and disease:
Klebsiella pneumoniae is an opportunistic pathogen which causes pneumonia. K. pneumoniae causes an acute illness that often causes areas of necrosis in the lung.
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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