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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Kocuria varians
Kocuria varians

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
26oC

Appropriate growth media:
Corynebacterium agar

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Mva1269I, MvaI, MvrI

Gram Stain:
Kocuria varians is Gram stain positive

Respiration:
Kocuria varians is aerobic

Motility:
Kocuria varians is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Micrococcineae; Micrococcaceae; Kocuria

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Kocuria varians produces an antibiotic (Variacin) that controls the growth of Bacillus species.

Miscellaneous:
Kocuria varians was reclassified from Micrococcus varians. Kocuria varians is a moderately halophilic bacterium.
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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