Kocuria rhizophila

Kocuria rhizophila

Where we found it: On a camera at a Yuri’s Night Party with Buzz Aldrin in Los Angeles, CA

Why it's awesome: This microbe grows rapidly, to high densities, and is resistant to organic solvents… making it a candidate for industrial applications.

Fun fact: This bacteria is used throughout the world to test the effectiveness of new antimicrobials.

Regular Season Stats

Growth Days

Time to saturation: 46 hrs

Time to exponential growth: 24 hrs

Growth density: 100%

Description: Gram-positive, coccoid

Originally isolated from: Narrowleaf cattail roots (1999)