Kocuria rhizophila is also commonly known by the name Micrococcus luteus. This organism is commonly isolated from soil, and is frequently used to test antimicrobial efficacy in the food industry.
- Biosafety Level: 1
- Gram Stain: Positive
- Morphology: Cocci in tetrads
- Motility: Negative
- Respiration: Aerobic
- Chromogenesis: Yes (yellow)
All bacterial cultures undergo an extensive quality control program prior to releasing for sale, so they are guaranteed for purity as well as for species.
This organism is offered as a ready-to-use tube culture, as well as in a freeze-dried culture for longer storage.
Freeze-dried organisms come with everything you need to rehydrate and culture the organism when you're ready.
Ordering information: Bacterial and fungal cultures are restricted and can only be ordered by educational and research professionals. Ward's Science is not affiliated with the American Type Culture Collection and does not provide corresponding ATCC numbers for our organisms.
Delivery information: These products contain living or perishable materials and will ship via overnight or 2nd day delivery. Please specify a delivery date during checkout.
Caution: Though this organism is not considered to be pathogenic, Ward's recommends that you utilize proper aseptic technique when handling all microorganisms.