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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Thermus aquaticus
Thermus aquaticus

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
TaaI, TaiI, TaqI, TasI, TatI, TauI

Gram Stain:
Thermus aquaticus is Gram stain negative

Thermus aquaticus is aerobic

Thermus aquaticus is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
The enzyme Taq DNA Polymerase comes from Thermus aquaticus.

Thermus aquaticus is one of several thermophilic bacteria that belong to the Deinococcus-Thermus group.
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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