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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Acetobacter aceti
Acetobacter aceti

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
30oC

Appropriate growth media:
mannitol agar, mannitol broth

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

Gram Stain:
Acetobacter aceti is Gram stain negative.

Respiration:
Acetobacter aceti is aerobic.

Motility:
Acetobacter aceti is motile by peritrichous flagella.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhodospirillales; Acetobacteraceae; Acetobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Acetobacter aceti is a common contaminant in all industrial fermentation facilities and is responsible for generating turbidity, ropiness, discoloration, and off-flavors in beer.

Miscellaneous:
Acetobacter aceti is ubiquitous in the environment, wherever sugar fermentation is occurring. A. aceti produces acetic acid from ethanol in alcoholic niches in the environment.

Human health and disease:
Acetobacter aceti has not been reported as a human pathogen.
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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