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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Bifidobacterium breve
Bifidobacterium breve

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
Corynebacterium agar

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

Gram Stain:
Bifidobacterium breve is Gram stain positive

Respiration:
Bifidobacterium breve is anaerobic

Motility:
Bifidobacterium breve is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Bifidobacteriales; Bifidobacteriaceae; Bifidobacterium

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Bifidobacteria including Bifidobacterium breve have been used as probiotics.

Miscellaneous:
Newborns, especially those that are breast-fed, are colonized with bifidobacteria directly after birth. Bifidobacteria were first isolated from the feces of breast-fed infants.

Human health and disease:
Bifidobacteria are normal flora of the human and animal colon.
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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