Geobacillus Activities in Soil and Oil Contamination Remediation

  title={Geobacillus Activities in Soil and Oil Contamination Remediation},
  author={Ibrahim M Banat and Roger Marchant},
The genus Geobacillus has only existed since the year 2001, when it was proposed by Nazina et al. (2001). That is not to say, however, that we were unaware of this group of organisms, since Nazina et al. built the new genus around previously described members of the genus Bacillus that had been placed in genetic group V by Ash et al. (1991), using 16S rRNA gene sequence information. Nazina et al. used Bacillus stearothermophilus, a well known and extensively investigated thermophilic organism… CONTINUE READING

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