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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Bacillus subtilis
Bacillus subtilis

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
30oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Bsu15I, Bsu36I, BsuRI, BsuTUI

Gram Stain:
Bacillus subtilis is gram stain positive

Respiration:
Bacillus subtilis is aerobic

Motility:
Bacillus subtilis is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Bacillus subtilis is one of the most widely used bacteria for the production of enzymes and specialty chemicals. Industrial applications of Bacillus subtilis include production of amylase, protease, inosine, ribosides, and amino acids.

Miscellaneous:
Bacillus subtilis was the first Gram-positive bacterium to be sequenced. The sequence was published in Nature in November 1997.

Human health and disease:
Although not considered a human pathogen,Bacillus subtilis can contaminate food and cause food poisoning in rare cases.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as interesting bits of information is not meant to be medical advice and should not be used to treat or diagnose any disease!


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