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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Nocardia argentinensis
Nocardia argentinensis

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Nocardia argentinensis is Gram stain positive

Nocardia argentinensis is aerobic

Nocardia argentinensis is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Corynebacterineae; Nocardiaceae; Nocardia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Nocardia argentinensis produces an antibiotic (Nargenicin A1) effective against Gram-positive bacteria, particularly Staphylococcus and Clostridia.

Human health and disease:
Nocardia argentinensis can be an opportunistic pathogen 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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