Bacterial spores are a continuous problem for both food-based and health-related industries. Decades of scientific research dedicated towards understanding molecular and gene regulatory aspects of sporulation, spore germination and spore properties have resulted in a wealth of data and information. To facilitate obtaining a complete overview as well as new… (More)
The thermophilic bacterium Bacillus thermoamylovorans produces highly heat-resistant spores that can contaminate food products, leading to their spoilage. Here, we present the whole-genome sequences of four B. thermoamylovorans strains, isolated from milk and acacia gum.
Here, we report the draft genome sequences of 10 isolates of Bacillus subtilis, a spore forming Gram-positive bacterium. The strains were selected from food products and produced spores with either high or low heat resistance.
Here, we report the draft genome sequences of five food isolates of Bacillus pumilus, a spore-forming Gram-positive bacterium.
Bacillus cereus can contaminate food and cause emetic and diarrheal foodborne illness. Here, we report whole-genome sequences of eight strains of B. cereus, isolated from different food sources.