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Complete Genome Sequence of Bacillus cereus Sensu Lato Bacteriophage Bcp1
- R. Schuch, A. Pelzek, M. M. Fazzini, D. Nelson, V. Fischetti
- Biology, Medicine
- Genome Announcements
- 12 June 2014
ABSTRACT Bacillus cereus sensu lato organisms are an ecologically diverse group that includes etiologic agents of food poisoning, periodontal disease, and anthrax. The recently identified Bcp1… Expand
A novel spore protein, ExsM, regulates formation of the exosporium in Bacillus cereus and Bacillus anthracis and affects spore size and shape.
Bacillus cereus spores are assembled with a series of concentric layers that protect them from a wide range of environmental stresses. The outermost layer, or exosporium, is a bag-like structure that… Expand