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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Nocardia otitidiscaviarum
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
26oC

Appropriate growth media:
YMG agar, YMG broth

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

Gram Stain:
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum is Gram stain positive

Respiration:
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum is aerobic

Motility:
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Corynebacterineae; Nocardiaceae; Nocardia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum has been isolated in pure culture from activated sludge.

Miscellaneous:
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum was reclassified from Nocardia caviae.

Human health and disease:
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum is a rare opportunistic pathogen and is believed less pathogenic than the more common species of Nocardia. Nocardia otitidiscaviarum is thought to be responsible for a number of Actinomycetoma Pedis cases in India.
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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