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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Pseudomonas fluorescens
Pseudomonas fluorescens

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
PflFI, PflMI, PfoI

Gram Stain:
Pseudomonas fluorescens is Gram stain negative

Pseudomonas fluorescens is aerobic

Pseudomonas fluorescens is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pseudomonadales; Pseudomonadaceae; Pseudomonas; Pseudomonas fluorescens group

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Pseudomonas fluorescens secretes a soluble fluorescent pigment called fluorescein that is used in numerous staining procedures.

Pseudomonas fluorescens has been associated with food spoilage and can grow easily at 4oC (refrigerator temperature).

Human health and disease:
Pseudomonas fluorescens role as an opportunistic pathogen questionable since it is not able to grow at body temperature.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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