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Virgibacillus : a new genus to accommodate Bacillus pantothenticus (Proom and Knight 1950). Emended description of Virgibacillus pantothenticus
The species Virgibacillus pantothenticus and related organisms comprising this new genus can be distinguished fromMembers of Bacillus rRNA group 1 (Bacillus sensu stricto), and from members of Paenibacillin and other aerobic endospore-forming bacteria by routine phenotypic tests.
Identification of Bacillus strains using the API system.
A system is described for the rapid and accurate identification of Bacillus isolates using a matrix of results from tests in the API 20E and API 50CHB strips and from supplementary tests. API System
Virgibacillus carmonensis sp. nov., Virgibacillus necropolis sp. nov. and Virgibacillus picturae sp. nov., three novel species isolated from deteriorated mural paintings, transfer of the species of
A group of 13 strains isolated from samples of biofilm formation on the mural paintings of the Servilia tomb and the Saint-Catherine chapel were subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic study, including (GTG)5-PCR, 16S rDNA sequence analysis, DNA-DNA hybridizations, DNA base ratio determination and morphological and biochemical characterization.
Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of aerobic, endospore-forming bacteria.
These minimal standards are recommended as guidelines to assist authors in the preparation of descriptions for novel taxa to encourage broad polyphasic characterization and the construction of descriptions that are practically useful in routine diagnostic laboratories.
Bacillus and relatives in foodborne illness
  • N. A. Logan
  • Biology
    Journal of applied microbiology
  • 1 March 2012
An important development is the use of aerobic endosporeformers as probiotics, as the potentials of such organisms to cause illness or to be sources of antibiotic resistance need to be borne in mind.
Studies on the Bacillus flora of milk and milk products.
Investigation of the growth kinetics of strains of both species showed that B. cereus grew faster than B. licheniformis at ambient temperatures, and it is suggested that post-pasteurization contamination, which is commonly blamed for spoilage of milk and milk products by B. Cereus, is not necessarily the most important source of this organism.
Bacillus novalis sp. nov., Bacillus vireti sp. nov., Bacillus soli sp. nov., Bacillus bataviensis sp. nov. and Bacillus drentensis sp. nov., from the Drentse A grasslands.
A group of 42 isolates isolated from the soil of several disused hay fields in the Drentse A agricultural research area (The Netherlands) represents hitherto-uncultured Bacillus lineages that have previously been found, by a non-cultural method, to be predominant in soil.
Bacillus shackletonii sp. nov., from volcanic soil on Candlemas Island, South Sandwich archipelago.
A sample of mossy soil taken from the eastern lava flow of northern Candlemas Island, South Sandwich archipelago, yielded six isolates of aerobic, endospore-forming bacteria that suggested that the strains represent a novel taxon.
Taxonomic revision of the genus Geobacillus: emendation of Geobacillus, G. stearothermophilus, G. jurassicus, G. toebii, G. thermodenitrificans and G. thermoglucosidans (nom. corrig., formerly
Sixty-two strains of thermophilic aerobic endospore-forming bacteria were subjected to polyphasic taxonomic study including 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, polar lipid and fatty acid analysis, phenotypic characterization, and DNA-DNA hybridization experiments, and a monophyletic cluster representing the genus Geobacillus was formed.
Proposal of Virgibacillus proomii sp. nov. and emended description of Virgibacillus pantothenticus (Proom and Knight 1950) Heyndrickx et al. 1998.
A polyphasic study of strains originally received as Bacillus (now Virgibacillus) pantothenticus revealed the presence within Virg ibacillus of an as yet undescribed new species, for which the name VirgIBacillus proomii is proposed.