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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Pyrococcus horikoshii
Pyrococcus horikoshii

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Pyrococcus horikoshii is Gram stain negative

Pyrococcus horikoshii is anaerobic

Pyrococcus horikoshii is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Thermococci; Thermococcales; Thermococcaceae; Pyrococcus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Pyrococcus horikoshii produces a hyperthermostable endoglucanase which hydrolyzes celluloses and is expected to be useful in the biopolishing of cotton products.

Pyrococcus horikoshii is a hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from a hydrothermal vent at the Okinawa Trough.
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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