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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Rhodobacter sphaeroides

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Rsr2I, RsaI, RsrII

Gram Stain:
Rhodobacter sphaerroides is Gram stain negative

Rhodobacter sphaerroides is a facultative anaerobe

Rhodobacter sphaerroides is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhodobacterales; Rhodobacteraceae; Rhodobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Rhodobacter sphaerroides is being investigated to detoxify high levels of metal oxides and oxyanions, which would be useful for bioremediation and some industrial processes.

Rhodobacter sphaerroides can fix molecular nitrogen, synthesize important tetrapyrroles, chlorophylls, heme, and vitamin B12.
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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