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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Streptococcus pneumoniae
Streptococcus pneumoniae

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
TSY agar, TSY broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
DpnI, DpnII

Gram Stain:
Streptococcus pneumoniae is Gram stain positive

Approximately 20% of clinical isolates ofStreptococcus pneumoniae require anaerobic condistions for growth

Streptococcus pneumoniae is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Streptococcaceae; Streptococcus

Streptococcus pneumoniae was reclassified from Diplococcus pneumoniae.

Human health and disease:
Streptococcus pneumoniae is surprisingly a normal inhabitant of the human upper respiratory tract. Streptococcus pneumoniae can cause pneumonia or secondary meningitis and is the leading cause of invasive bacterial disease in children and the elderly.
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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