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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Geobacter metallireducens
Geobacter metallireducens

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
30oC

Appropriate growth media:
see DSMZ medium 579

Respiration:
Geobacter metallireducens is anaerobic

Gram Stain:
Geobacter metallireducens is Gram stain negative

Motility:
Geobacter metallireducens is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; delta/epsilon subdivisions; Deltaproteobacteria; Desulfuromonadales; Geobacteraceae; Geobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
G. metallireducens may be a possible agent for bioremediation.

Miscellaneous:
Geobacter metallireducens was isolated from mud of the Potomac River, USA.

Human health and disease:
None known
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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