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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Clostridium acetobutylicum
Clostridium acetobutylicum

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Cac8I

Gram Stain:
Clostridium acetobutylicum is Gram stain positive

Respiration:
Clostridium acetobutylicum is anerobic

Motility:
Clostridium acetobutylicum is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Clostridia; Clostridiales; Clostridiaceae; Clostridium

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Clostridium acetobutylicum is used in the production of acetone and butanol in fermentation systems using maize mash, molasses, or other feedstocks.

Miscellaneous:
Clostridium acetobutylicum is rod-shaped and produces subterminal endospores. Found in soils, lake sediments, well water, and bovine, canine, and human feces.

Human health and disease:
Clostridium acetobutylicum produces no toxins, unlike other members of this genus and poses minimal health risk.
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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