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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Vibrio parahaemolyticus

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
marine agar, marine broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
VpaK11BI

Gram Stain:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a facultative anaerobe

Motility:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus has dual flagellar systems. A single, sheathed polar flagellum propels in liquid environments and numerous unsheathed lateral flagella move over surfaces.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Vibrionales; Vibrionaceae; Vibrio

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus colonizes filter feeding animals such as oysters, crabs, mussles and fish.

Miscellaneous:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus is phylogenetically close to Vibrio cholerae, the etiological agent of cholera.

Human health and disease:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus has been associated with shirasu food poisoning.
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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