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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Kurthia zopfii
Kurthia zopfii

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
26oC

Appropriate growth media:
Corynebacterium agar

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Kzo9I

Gram Stain:
Kurthia zopfii is Gram stain positive

Respiration:
Kurthia zopfii is aerobic

Motility:
Kurthia zopfii is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Planococcaceae; Kurthia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
A chitinase gene chiSH1 cloned from Kurthia zopfii has been investigated for control of powdery mildew pathgoens in barley.

Miscellaneous:
Kurthia zopfii can be isolated from meat and meat products, air, soil, animal dung, water, and milk.

Human health and disease:
Although rare Kurthia zopfii has been shown to be an opportunistic pathogen for 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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