Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius


Alias: Bacillus thermoglucosidasius, Bacillus thermoglucosidasius Suzuki et al. 1984, Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius (Suzuki et al. 1984) Nazina et al. 2001, Bacillus thermoglucosadicus, 'Geobacillus thermoglucosidans', Geobacillus thermoglucosidans

Top Publications

  1. Bibra M, Kunreddy V, Sani R. Thermostable Xylanase Production by Geobacillus sp. Strain DUSELR13, and Its Application in Ethanol Production with Lignocellulosic Biomass. Microorganisms. 2018;6: pubmed publisher
    ..5 U/mL with the untreated PCG. When grown in co-culture with Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius, it produced 3.53 and 3.72 g/L ethanol, respectively with PCG, and CS...
  2. Drejer E, Hakvåg S, Irla M, Brautaset T. Genetic Tools and Techniques for Recombinant Expression in Thermophilic Bacillaceae. Microorganisms. 2018;6: pubmed publisher
    ..i>coagulans, B.smithii, B.licheniformis, Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius, G. kaustophilus, and G...
  3. van Zyl L, Sunda F, Taylor M, Cowan D, Trindade M. Identification and characterization of a novel Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius bacteriophage, GVE3. Arch Virol. 2015;160:2269-82 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a novel siphovirus, GVE3, which infects the thermophile Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius. The genome size is 141,298 bp (G+C 29...
  4. Meng Q, Zhang Y, Ma C, Ma H, Zhao X, Chen T. Purification and functional characterization of thermostable 5-aminolevulinic acid synthases. Biotechnol Lett. 2015;37:2247-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Three ALASs from thermophiles Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius (GT-ALAS), Laceyella sacchari (LS-ALAS) and Pseudomonas alcaliphila (PA-ALAS) were purified and ..
  5. Chen J, Zhang Z, Zhang C, Yu B. Genome sequence of Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius DSM2542, a platform hosts for biotechnological applications with industrial potential. J Biotechnol. 2015;216:98-9 pubmed publisher
    Thermophilic Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius could ferment a wide range of substrates with low nutrient requirements for growth. Here, the first released the complete genome sequence of G...
  6. van Zyl L, Taylor M, Trindade M. Engineering resistance to phage GVE3 in Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:1833-41 pubmed publisher
    b>Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius is a promising platform organism for the production of biofuels and other metabolites of interest. G. thermoglucosidasius fermentations could be subject to bacteriophage-related failure and financial loss...
  7. Watanabe K, Iwashiro T, Suzuki Y. Features of dnaK operon genes of the obligate thermophile Bacillus thermoglucosidasius KP1006. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2000;77:241-50 pubmed
    The dnaK gene was cloned from the obligate thermophile Bacillus thermoglucosidasius KP1006, together with the grpE and dnaJ genes in the same operon...
  8. Ahmad A, Hartman H, Krishnakumar S, Fell D, Poolman M, Srivastava S. A Genome Scale Model of Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius (C56-YS93) reveals its biotechnological potential on rice straw hydrolysate. J Biotechnol. 2017;251:30-37 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius is a thermophile with properties specially suited for use as a biocatalyst in lignocellulosic ..
  9. Extance J, Danson M, Crennell S. Structure of an acetylating aldehyde dehydrogenase from the thermophilic ethanologen Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius. Protein Sci. 2016;25:2045-2053 pubmed publisher
    ..reports the expression, purification, enzyme assay, and X-ray crystal structures of an AcAldDH from Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius (GtAcAldDH) to 2.1Ã… and in complex with CoA and NAD+ to 4.0Ã…...

More Information


  1. Zhu L, Li M, Guo S, Wang W. Draft Genome Sequence of a Thermophilic Desulfurization Bacterium, Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius Strain W-2. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    b>Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius strain W-2 is a thermophilic bacterium isolated from a deep-subsurface oil reservoir in northern China, which is capable of degrading organosulfur compounds. Here, we report the draft genome sequence of G...
  2. Minton N, Ehsaan M, Humphreys C, Little G, Baker J, Henstra A, et al. A roadmap for gene system development in Clostridium. Anaerobe. 2016;41:104-112 pubmed publisher
    ..acetobutylicum, Clostridium beijerinckii, Clostridium botulinum, Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium sporogenes, Clostridium pasteurianum, Clostridium ljungdahlii, Clostridium autoethanogenum and even Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius.
  3. Murai R, Yoshida N. Magnesium-Calcite Crystal Formation Mediated by the Thermophilic Bacterium Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius Requires Calcium and Endospores. Curr Microbiol. 2016;73:696-703 pubmed publisher
    Fresh Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius cells grown on soybean-casein digest nutrient agar were inoculated as a parent colony 1 cm in diameter on the surface of an agar gel containing acetate and calcium ions (calcite-promoting hydrogel) ..
  4. Sheng L, Zhang Y, Minton N. Complete Genome Sequence of Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius NCIMB 11955, the Progenitor of a Bioethanol Production Strain. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    The industrially important thermophile Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius has the potential to produce chemicals and fuels from biomass-derived sugar feedstocks...
  5. Bacon L, Hamley Bennett C, Danson M, Leak D. Development of an efficient technique for gene deletion and allelic exchange in Geobacillus spp. Microb Cell Fact. 2017;16:58 pubmed publisher
    b>Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius is a thermophilic, natural ethanol producer and a potential candidate for commercial bioethanol production. Previously, G...
  6. Ban X, Dhoble A, Li C, Zhang Y, Gu Z, Cheng L, et al. Potassium and sodium ions enhance the activity and thermostability of 1,4-α-glucan branching enzyme from Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius in the presence of glycerol. Int J Biol Macromol. 2017;102:712-717 pubmed publisher
    ..This provides a useful perspective for understanding the strategy of thermophilic adaptation used by proteins with plenty of charged residues. ..
  7. Zeigler D. Application of a recN sequence similarity analysis to the identification of species within the bacterial genus Geobacillus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:1171-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of recN sequences should prove a powerful tool for assigning strains to species within Geobacillus, and perhaps within other genera as well...
  8. Watanabe K, Fujiwara H, Inui K, Suzuki Y. Oligo-1,6-glucosidase from a thermophile, Bacillus thermoglucosidasius KP1006, was efficiently produced by combinatorial expression of GroEL in Escherichia coli. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2002;35:35-43 pubmed
    To improve the production of oligo-1,6-glucosidase from the obligately thermophilic Bacillus thermoglucosidasius KP1006 in Escherichia coli, the combined expression of oligo-1,6-glucosidase with various chaperone proteins of Hsp (heat-..
  9. Reeve B, Martínez Klimova E, De Jonghe J, Leak D, Ellis T. The Geobacillus Plasmid Set: A Modular Toolkit for Thermophile Engineering. ACS Synth Biol. 2016;5:1342-1347 pubmed
    b>Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius is a Gram-positive thermophile of industrial interest that exhibits rapid growth and can utilize a variety of plant-derived feedstocks...
  10. Zhou J, Wu K, Rao C. Evolutionary engineering of Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius for improved ethanol production. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2016;113:2156-67 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we used evolutionary engineering to increase ethanol production in the thermophile Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius. This bacterium is a facultative anaerobe, grows at an optimal temperature of 60°C, and can ferment ..