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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Kurthia zopfii
Kurthia zopfii

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
Corynebacterium agar

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Kurthia zopfii is Gram stain positive

Kurthia zopfii is aerobic

Kurthia zopfii is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Planococcaceae; Kurthia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
A chitinase gene chiSH1 cloned from Kurthia zopfii has been investigated for control of powdery mildew pathgoens in barley.

Kurthia zopfii can be isolated from meat and meat products, air, soil, animal dung, water, and milk.

Human health and disease:
Although rare Kurthia zopfii has been shown to be an opportunistic pathogen for humans.
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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