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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Pseudomonas fluorescens
Pseudomonas fluorescens

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
26oC

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

Respiration:
Pseudomonas fluorescens is aerobic

Motility:
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.

Miscellaneous:
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 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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