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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Vibrio parahaemolyticus

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
marine agar, marine broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Vibrio parahaemolyticus is Gram stain negative

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a facultative anaerobe

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.

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 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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