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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Moraxella osloensis
Moraxella osloensis

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
30oC

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

Gram Stain:
Moraxella osloensis is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Moraxella osloensis is aerobic

Motility:
Moraxella osloensis is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pseudomonadales; Moraxellaceae; Moraxella; Moraxella

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Moraxella osloensis is associated a slug-parasitic nematode (Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita) that transports Moraxella osloensis into the shell cavity of the graden slug (Deroceras reticulatum) or other mollusk pests, and the bacterium kills the mollusk.

Human health and disease:
Moraxella osloensis is an opportunistic human pathogen found to cause several human diseases, including endocarditis and osteomyelitis.
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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