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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
PaeI, PaeR7I

Gram Stain:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is aerobic

Motility:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is motile via a single polar flagellum

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pseudomonadales; Pseudomonadaceae; Pseudomonas; Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Miscellaneous:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates may produce three colony types. Natural isolates produce a small, rough colony. Clinical samples typically have either a fried-egg appearance or a mucoid appearance.

Human health and disease:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen of great concern in hopital settings. Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is a serious problem in patients with cancer, cystic fibrosis, and burns. The case fatality rate in these patients is 50 percent.
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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