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Bacillus subtilis

Bacillus subtilis

(Science: bacteria) bacillus subtilis is a gram-positive, rod-shaped, nonpathogenic bacterium which lives in soil.

Its genome has been widely studied and is frequently used in genetic engineering and microbiology experiments.


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What bacteria could this be?

... for the oxidase test. The only possible bacterium I can think of is Bacillus subtilis. Any other ideas? Thank you.

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by jessaimeewhite
Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:34 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria could this be?
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Bacillus subtilis growth conditions

Hello, does anyone know about optimal growth conditions for B. subtilis? I've looked around the literature and seen a lot of different media mentioned, including LB, which I have tried but with mixed results. Can anyone recommend their favourite way of ...

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by poiter
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:17 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacillus subtilis growth conditions
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Need help Identifying an unknown

... Catylase: + Oxidase: + The microbe is one of the following: Bacillus subtilis Pseudomonas aeruginosa Staphylococcus aureus Proteus vulgaris Enterococcus faecalis ...

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by stks7rafe
Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:22 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help Identifying an unknown
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Help Identifying Unknown Bacteria

... - Acid Fermentation Glucose = yellow(acidic), gas produced It's either Bacillus subtilis, Corynebacterium pseudodipthericum, or Clostridium sporogenes....

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by Kat000
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:56 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help Identifying Unknown Bacteria
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Views: 910

HELP! Cannot decide which Gram+, rod-shaped organism this is

I've boiled it down to it either being Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus subtilis, Clostridium sporogenes, Corynebacterium pseudodiptherium, or Lactobacillus acidophilus. My ...

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by Kat000
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:32 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HELP! Cannot decide which Gram+, rod-shaped organism this is
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