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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Kluyvera ascorbata
Kluyvera ascorbata

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
KasI

Gram Stain:
Kluyvera ascorbata is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Kluyvera ascorbata is a facultative Anaerobe

Motility:
Kluyvera ascorbata is motile via peritrichous flagella

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

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Kluyvera ascorbata has been reported to induce plant growth whne the soil contains a high concentration of nickel.

Miscellaneous:
Kluyvera ascorbata produces a beta-lactamase that results in an atypical susceptibility pattern, including low-level resistance to certain antibiotics. This beta-lactamase is thought to be a possible progenitor of some plasmid-encoded CTX-Ms.

Human health and disease:
Although uncommon Kluyvera ascorbata has been shown to cause infection in humans.
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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