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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Proteus vulgaris
Proteus vulgaris

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
PvuI, PvuII

Gram Stain:
Proteus vulgaris is Gram stain negative.

Respiration:
Proteus vulgaris is a Facultative anaerobe

Motility:
Proteus vulgaris is motile.

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

Miscellaneous:
Proteus vulgaris is highly motile and often "swarm" across the surface of agar plates, giving a distinct appearance different than distinct colonies normally seen.

Human health and disease:
Proteus vulgaris is an opportunistic pathogen and has been associated with cases of urinary tract infection, bacteremia, pneumonia and focal lesions.
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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