bacillaceae

Summary

Summary: A family of bacteria which produce endospores. They are mostly saprophytes from soil, but a few are insect or animal parasites or pathogens.

Top Publications

  1. DeFlaun M, Fredrickson J, Dong H, Pfiffner S, Onstott T, Balkwill D, et al. Isolation and characterization of a Geobacillus thermoleovorans strain from an ultra-deep South African gold mine. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2007;30:152-64 pubmed
    ..thermoleovorans DSM 5366(T) (99.6%), however, certain phenotypic characteristics of GE-7 were distinct from this and other previously described strains of G. thermoleovorans...
  2. Lee C, Jung Y, Park S, Oh T, Yoon J. Lysinibacillus xylanilyticus sp. nov., a xylan-degrading bacterium isolated from forest humus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:281-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It was concluded that strain XDB9(T) represents a new taxon for which the name Lysinibacillus xylanilyticus sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is XDB9(T) (=KCTC 13423(T)=CCUG 57438(T))...
  3. Ahmed I, Yokota A, Yamazoe A, Fujiwara T. Proposal of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans gen. nov. sp. nov., and transfer of Bacillus fusiformis to Lysinibacillus fusiformis comb. nov. and Bacillus sphaericus to Lysinibacillus sphaericus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1117-25 pubmed
    ..It is also proposed that Bacillus fusiformis and Bacillus sphaericus be transferred to this genus as Lysinibacillus fusiformis comb. nov. and Lysinibacillus sphaericus comb. nov., respectively...
  4. Feng L, Wang W, Cheng J, Ren Y, Zhao G, Gao C, et al. Genome and proteome of long-chain alkane degrading Geobacillus thermodenitrificans NG80-2 isolated from a deep-subsurface oil reservoir. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:5602-7 pubmed
    ..The thermophilic soluble monomeric LadA is an ideal candidate for treatment of environmental oil pollutions and biosynthesis of complex molecules...
  5. Phelps R, McKillip J. Enterotoxin production in natural isolates of Bacillaceae outside the Bacillus cereus group. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002;68:3147-51 pubmed
    ..outside the B. cereus group and the ability of these strains to produce toxins in a model food system under aerated conditions at 32 degrees C...
  6. Schäffer C, Franck W, Scheberl A, Kosma P, McDermott T, Messner P. Classification of isolates from locations in Austria and Yellowstone National Park as Geobacillus tepidamans sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:2361-8 pubmed
    ..nov., with GS5-97(T) (=ATCC BAA-942(T)=DSM 16325(T)) as the type strain. Strain YNP10 has been deposited in the American Type Culture Collection as ATCC BAA-943...
  7. Kuisiene N, Raugalas J, Chitavichius D. Geobacillus lituanicus sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1991-5 pubmed
    ..thermoleovorans and Geobacillus stearothermophilus on the basis of 16S rRNA gene PCR-RFLP assays with the restriction endonucleases AluI, HaeIII and TaqI. The type strain of the novel species is N-3(T) (=DSM 15325(T)=VKM B-2294(T))...
  8. Takami H, Takaki Y, Chee G, Nishi S, Shimamura S, Suzuki H, et al. Thermoadaptation trait revealed by the genome sequence of thermophilic Geobacillus kaustophilus. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004;32:6292-303 pubmed
    ..Further analysis revealed some asymmetric amino acid substitutions between the thermophiles and the mesophiles, which are possibly associated with the thermoadaptation of the organism...
  9. Nazina T, Sokolova D, Grigoryan A, Shestakova N, Mikhailova E, Poltaraus A, et al. Geobacillus jurassicus sp. nov., a new thermophilic bacterium isolated from a high-temperature petroleum reservoir, and the validation of the Geobacillus species. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2005;28:43-53 pubmed
    ..stearothermophilus. In this paper, we provide evidence that the new combinations G. stearothermophilus, G. thermoleovorans, G. kaustophilus, G. thermoglucosidasius and G. thermodenitrificans may be considered to be valid...

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  1. Pikuta E, Cleland D, Tang J. Aerobic growth of Anoxybacillus pushchinoensis K1(T): emended descriptions of A. pushchinoensis and the genus Anoxybacillus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1561-2 pubmed
    ..pushchinoensis from obligate anaerobe to aerotolerant anaerobe and to emend the description of the genus Anoxybacillus from obligate anaerobes or facultative anaerobes to aerotolerant anaerobes or facultative anaerobes...
  2. Novotny R, Pfoestl A, Messner P, Schäffer C. Genetic organization of chromosomal S-layer glycan biosynthesis loci of Bacillaceae. Glycoconj J. 2004;20:435-47 pubmed
    ..Our research focuses on thermophilic Bacillaceae, which are considered a suitable model system for studying bacterial glycosylation...
  3. Fortina M, Mora D, Schumann P, Parini C, Manachini P, Stackebrandt E. Reclassification of Saccharococcus caldoxylosilyticus as Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus (Ahmad et al. 2000) comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:2063-71 pubmed
    ..This species can be distinguished genomically from Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius, Geobacillus stearothermophilus, Geobacillus thermodenitrificans and Saccharococcus thermophilus by a specific PCR-RFLP assay targeting the 16S rDNA...
  4. Leow T, Rahman R, Basri M, Salleh A. High level expression of thermostable lipase from Geobacillus sp. strain T1. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2004;68:96-103 pubmed
    ..It was stable up to 65 degrees C at pH 7 and active over a wide pH range (pH 6-11). This study presents a rapid cloning and overexpression, aimed at improving the enzyme yield for successful industrial application...
  5. Belduz A, Dulger S, Demirbag Z. Anoxybacillus gonensis sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic, xylose-utilizing, endospore-forming bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1315-20 pubmed
    ..On the basis of the evidence presented, it is proposed that strain G2(T) (=NCIMB 13933(T)=NCCB 100040(T)) be designated as the type strain of Anoxybacillus gonensis sp. nov...
  6. Chen X, Stabnikova O, Tay J, Wang J, Tay S. Thermoactive extracellular proteases of Geobacillus caldoproteolyticus, sp. nov., from sewage sludge. Extremophiles. 2004;8:489-98 pubmed
    ..0-9.0 and an optimal temperature of 70-80 degrees C, respectively. The protease was stable over the temperature range of 40-70 degrees C and retained 57 and 38% of its activity at 80 and 90 degrees C, respectively, after 1 h...
  7. Takami H, Nishi S, Lu J, Shimamura S, Takaki Y. Genomic characterization of thermophilic Geobacillus species isolated from the deepest sea mud of the Mariana Trench. Extremophiles. 2004;8:351-6 pubmed
    ..kaustophilus HTA426 genome, although the CDS organization in another lambda insert is identical to that in the HTA426 genome...
  8. Naya H, Zavala A, Romero H, Rodríguez Maseda H, Musto H. Correspondence analysis of amino acid usage within the family Bacillaceae. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2004;325:1252-7 pubmed
    ..This trend is particularly clear within Bacillaceae, where there are species displaying a broad range of variations for these two factors...
  9. Banat I, Marchant R, Rahman T. Geobacillus debilis sp. nov., a novel obligately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a cool soil environment, and reassignment of Bacillus pallidus to Geobacillus pallidus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:2197-201 pubmed
    ..However, G. debilis showed closest affinities to Bacillus pallidus, which we propose should become Geobacillus pallidus comb. nov...
  10. Liu P, Ewis H, Tai P, Lu C, Weber I. Crystal structure of the Geobacillus stearothermophilus carboxylesterase Est55 and its activation of prodrug CPT-11. J Mol Biol. 2007;367:212-23 pubmed
    ..The mutant C408V provided a more stable enzyme for activation of CPT-11. Therefore, engineered thermostable Est55 is a candidate for use with irinotecan in enzyme-prodrug cancer therapy. ..
  11. Nam Y, Seo M, Lim S, Lee S. Genome sequence of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans F1182, isolated from a traditional Korean fermented soybean product. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:5988 pubmed publisher
    Lysinibacillus is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, and round-spore-forming bacterial genus of the family Bacillaceae. We analyzed the genome sequence of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans F1182, isolated from a traditional Korean fermented ..
  12. Omokoko B, Jäntges U, Zimmermann M, Reiss M, Hartmeier W. Isolation of the phe-operon from G. stearothermophilus comprising the phenol degradative meta-pathway genes and a novel transcriptional regulator. BMC Microbiol. 2008;8:197 pubmed publisher
    ..This is a first step to elucidate regulatory mechanisms that are likely to be distinct from modes described for gram-negative bacteria. ..
  13. Santos O, Pontes P, Santos J, Muricy G, Giambiagi Demarval M, Laport M. Isolation, characterization and phylogeny of sponge-associated bacteria with antimicrobial activities from Brazil. Res Microbiol. 2010;161:604-12 pubmed publisher
  14. Iurlina M, Fritz R. Characterization of microorganisms in Argentinean honeys from different sources. Int J Food Microbiol. 2005;105:297-304 pubmed
    ..50%, 17.40% and 17.50%; 4.60, 4.10 and 4.20; and 18.30, 20.60 and 21 meq NaOH/kg. P. larvae was recovered from 35% of apiaries including hives in which the bees did not display symptoms of American foulbrood disease. ..
  15. Chen Y, Cui X, Zhang Y, Li W, Wang Y, Xu L, et al. Gracilibacillus halophilus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from saline soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:2403-8 pubmed publisher
    ..5(T) belonged to the family Bacillaceae and was related most closely to members of the genus Gracilibacillus, but with low levels of similarity to the ..
  16. Gu Z, Wang L, Le Rudulier D, Zhang B, Yang S. Characterization of the glycine betaine biosynthetic genes in the moderately halophilic bacterium Halobacillus dabanensis D-8(T). Curr Microbiol. 2008;57:306-11 pubmed publisher
    ..7 M NaCl and 1 mM choline, in contrast to the mutant strain. Glycine betaine biosynthesis was restored and its accumulation was confirmed by using (13)C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. ..
  17. Agarkar V, Kimani S, Cowan D, Sayed M, Sewell B. The quaternary structure of the amidase from Geobacillus pallidus RAPc8 is revealed by its crystal packing. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006;62:1174-8 pubmed
    ..There is one subunit per asymmetric unit. The subunits are packed as trimers of dimers with D3 point-group symmetry around the threefold axis in such a way that the dimer interface seen in the homologues is preserved. ..
  18. Hallin P, Nielsen N, Devine K, Binnewies T, Willenbrock H, Ussery D. Genome update: base skews in 200+ bacterial chromosomes. Microbiology. 2005;151:633-7 pubmed
  19. Zheng C, Li Z, Su J, Zhang R, Liu C, Zhao M. Characterization and emulsifying property of a novel bioemulsifier by Aeribacillus pallidus YM-1. J Appl Microbiol. 2012;113:44-51 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of the bioemulsifier production by A. pallidus. The potential emulsifying activity of the bioemulsifier in the present study may be explored in various biotechnological and industrial applications. ..
  20. Seo M, Kim K, Oh D. Production of a novel compound, 10,12-dihydroxystearic acid from ricinoleic acid by an oleate hydratase from Lysinibacillus fusiformis. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:8987-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The emulsifying activity of 10,12-dihydroxystearic acid was higher than that of oleic acid, ricinoleic acid, stearic acid, and 10-hydroxystearic acid, indicating that 10,12-dihydroxystearic acid can be used as a biosurfactant. ..
  21. Lee Y, Kim H, Park W. Non-ureolytic calcium carbonate precipitation by Lysinibacillus sp. YS11 isolated from the rhizosphere of Miscanthus sacchariflorus. J Microbiol. 2017;55:440-447 pubmed publisher
    ..Strain YS11 has resistance at high pH and in high salt concentrations, as well as its spore-forming ability, which supports its potential application for self-healing concrete. ..
  22. Kim Y, Choi D, Hyun S, Cho B. Oceanobacillus profundus sp. nov., isolated from a deep-sea sediment core. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:409-13 pubmed
    ..Strain CL-MP28T therefore represents a novel species within the genus Oceanobacillus, for which the name Oceanobacillus profundus sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is CL-MP28T (=KCCM 42318T=DSM 18246T). ..
  23. Kasana R, Yadav S. Isolation of a psychrotrophic Exiguobacterium sp. SKPB5 (MTCC 7803) and characterization of its alkaline protease. Curr Microbiol. 2007;54:224-9 pubmed
    ..SKPB5 belongs to the cysteine family. The results highlight the relevance of unexplored microbes from cold environments of Western Himalayas for the isolation of protease enzymes active at wide range of temperature and pH...
  24. Hwang B, Oh J, Kim J, Kim B. Pro-antibiotic substrates for the identification of enantioselective hydrolases. Biotechnol Lett. 2006;28:1181-5 pubmed
    ..This method can be applied to the screening of novel enantioselective microbes and to the high-throughput screening for the directed evolution of enantioselective hydrolytic enzymes. ..
  25. Huang C, Chang Y, Chen W. Crystal structure of the N-terminal domain of Geobacillus kaustophilus HTA426 DnaD protein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008;375:220-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The structural analysis of DnaDn may suggest the binding sites for DNA and DnaB, and an assembly mechanism for Gram-positive bacterial DNA replication primosome. ..
  26. An S, Ishikawa S, Kasai H, Goto K, Yokota A. Amphibacillus sediminis sp. nov., an endospore-forming bacterium isolated from lake sediment in Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:2489-92 pubmed
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is Shu-P-Ggiii25-2T (=MBIC08269T=IAM 15428T=KCTC 13120T). An emended description of the genus Amphibacillus is also given. ..
  27. Pugin B, Blamey J, Baxter B, Wiegel J. Amphibacillus cookii sp. nov., a facultatively aerobic, spore-forming, moderately halophilic, alkalithermotolerant bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:2090-6 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is JW/BP-GSL-QD(T) (= ATCC BAA-2118(T) = DSM 23721(T)). ..
  28. Okamoto D, Kondo M, Hiraga K, Juliano M, Juliano L, Gouvea I, et al. Salt effect on substrate specificity of a subtilisin-like halophilic protease. Protein Pept Lett. 2010;17:796-802 pubmed
    ..These findings are in agreement with the notion that increases in enzyme-substrate interactions in subtilases alter the rate-determining step in peptide hydrolysis. ..
  29. Mendes L, Raaijmakers J, de Hollander M, Mendes R, Tsai S. Influence of resistance breeding in common bean on rhizosphere microbiome composition and function. ISME J. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..Pseudomonadaceae, bacillaceae, solibacteraceae and cytophagaceae were more abundant in the rhizosphere of the Fox-resistant cultivar...
  30. Gkorezis P, Van Hamme J, Bottos E, Thijs S, Balseiro Romero M, Monterroso C, et al. Draft Genome Sequence of Bacillus licheniformis Strain GB2, a Hydrocarbon-Degrading and Plant Growth-Promoting Soil Bacterium. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    ..39 Mb draft genome of Bacillus licheniformis GB2, a hydrocarbonoclastic Gram-positive bacterium of the family Bacillaceae, isolated from diesel-contaminated soil at the Ford Motor Company site in Genk, Belgium...
  31. Kählig H, Kolarich D, Zayni S, Scheberl A, Kosma P, Schäffer C, et al. N-acetylmuramic acid as capping element of alpha-D-fucose-containing S-layer glycoprotein glycans from Geobacillus tepidamans GS5-97T. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:20292-9 pubmed
    ..tepidamans GS5-97(T). ..
  32. Steindl C, Schäffer C, Smrecki V, Messner P, Muller N. The secondary cell wall polymer of Geobacillus tepidamans GS5-97T: structure of different glycoforms. Carbohydr Res. 2005;340:2290-6 pubmed
    ..The ratio between both the glycoforms approximates 1:1. ..
  33. Usami R, Echigo A, Fukushima T, Mizuki T, Yoshida Y, Kamekura M. Alkalibacillus silvisoli sp. nov., an alkaliphilic moderate halophile isolated from non-saline forest soil in Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:770-4 pubmed
    ..On the basis of the phylogenetic and phenotypic characteristics, strain BM2(T) represents a novel species, for which the name Alkalibacillus silvisoli sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is BM2(T) (=JCM 14193(T)=DSM 18495(T)). ..
  34. Muluka H, Sheelu G, Nageshwar Y. Bioconversion of Iminodiacetonitrile to Iminodiacetic acid with whole cells of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans MTCC 107614 (IICT-akl252). Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2016;39:413-20 pubmed publisher
    ..3-fold from 27.2 to 64.5 U. The enzyme was stable up to 1 h at 50 °C. The enzyme was able to hydrolyze aliphatic, aromatic and heterocyclic nitrile substrates. ..
  35. Huang H, Wang Y, Yuan W, Xiao C, Ye J, Liu M, et al. Gracilibacillus marinus sp. nov., isolated from the northern South China Sea. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2013;104:695-701 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is HB09003(T) (=CGMCC 1.10343(T) = DSM 23372(T)). ..
  36. Jeon Y, Fong J, Riyanti E, Neilan B, Rogers P, Svenson C. Heterologous expression of the alcohol dehydrogenase (adhI) gene from Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius strain M10EXG. J Biotechnol. 2008;135:127-33 pubmed publisher
    ..In silico analysis, including phylogenetic reconstruction and protein modeling, confirmed that the thermostable enzyme from G. thermoglucosidasius is likely to belong to the NAD-Zn-dependent family of alcohol dehydrogenases...
  37. Bevilacqua A, Sinigaglia M, Corbo M. Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris: new methods for inhibiting spore germination. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008;125:103-10 pubmed publisher
    ..The 2nd topic is a description of some innovative methods to reduce the initial spore number (high hydrostatic and homogenisation pressures, radiation and microwaves)...
  38. Atanassova M, Derekova A, Mandeva R, Sjøholm C, Kambourova M. Anoxybacillus bogrovensis sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium isolated from a hot spring in Dolni Bogrov, Bulgaria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:2359-62 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is BT 13(T) (=DSM 17956(T)=NBIMCC 8427(T)). ..
  39. Rakus J, Kalyanaraman C, Fedorov A, Fedorov E, Mills Groninger F, Toro R, et al. Computation-facilitated assignment of the function in the enolase superfamily: a regiochemically distinct galactarate dehydratase from Oceanobacillus iheyensis . Biochemistry. 2009;48:11546-58 pubmed publisher
  40. Lindström A, Korpela S, Fries I. The distribution of Paenibacillus larvae spores in adult bees and honey and larval mortality, following the addition of American foulbrood diseased brood or spore-contaminated honey in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies. J Invertebr Pathol. 2008;99:82-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The spore load in adult bee samples was significantly related to larval mortality but the spore load of honey samples was not. ..
  41. Liu X, Dong Y, Zhang J, Zhang A, Wang L, Feng L. Two novel metal-independent long-chain alkyl alcohol dehydrogenases from Geobacillus thermodenitrificans NG80-2. Microbiology. 2009;155:2078-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The ADHs characterized here are potentially useful in crude oil bioremediation and other bioconversion processes. ..
  42. Tang J, Taniguchi H, Chu H, Zhou Q, Nagata S. Isolation and characterization of alginate-degrading bacteria for disposal of seaweed wastes. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2009;48:38-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Development of new methods for the disposal of marine wastes and production of functional products. ..
  43. Yoon J, Kang S, Oh T. Halobacillus seohaensis sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern in Korea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:622-7 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is ISL-50(T) (=KCTC 13145(T)=CCUG 54358(T)). ..
  44. Lu W, Zhang B, Zhao B, Feng D, Yang L, Wang L, et al. Cloning and characterization of the genes encoding a glycine betaine ABC-type transporter in Halobacillus trueperi DSM10404T. Curr Microbiol. 2007;54:124-30 pubmed
  45. Bhandare S, Paturkar A, Waskar V, Zende R. Prevalence of microorganisms of hygienic interest in an organized abattoir in Mumbai, India. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2010;4:454-8 pubmed
    ..Swab samples from 96 sheep/goat carcass sites were collected and analyzed for Staphylococcus spp., Bacillaceae, Clostridiaceae and Enterobacteriaceae...
  46. Kumar Mondal A, Kumar J, Pandey R, Gupta S, Kumar M, Bansal G, et al. Comparative Genomics of Host-Symbiont and Free-Living Oceanobacillus Species. Genome Biol Evol. 2017;9:1175-1182 pubmed publisher
    ..This study summarizes genomic and phylogenetic differences in the Oceanobacillus genus. Additionally, we highlight functions that may be key for survival in the human gut community...
  47. Solimam N. Coproduction of thermostable amylase and beta-galactosidase enzymes by Geobacillus stearothermophilus SAB-40: aplication of Plackett-Burman design to evaluate culture requirements affecting enzyme production. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;18:695-703 pubmed
    ..29 U/ml/min and 12,958 U/mg biomass, respectively, which was 3- and 2-fold higher than the yield of amylase and lactase obtained with the basal medium, respectively. ..
  48. Zouari Ayadi D, Ben Ali M, Jemli S, Ben Mabrouk S, Mezghani M, Ben Messaoud E, et al. Heterologous expression, secretion and characterization of the Geobacillus thermoleovorans US105 type I pullulanase. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;78:473-81 pubmed publisher
    ..It was independent for metallic ions for its activity, while its thermostability was obviously improved in presence of only 0.1 mM CaCl2...
  49. Wang J. Inclusion of weak high-resolution X-ray data for improvement of a group II intron structure. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2010;66:988-1000 pubmed publisher
  50. Yang G, Zhou S. Sinibacillus soli gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermotolerant member of the family Bacillaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014;64:1647-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence revealed that these two isolates belonged to the family Bacillaceae, but did not show sequence similarities of more than 95% to members of other related genera...
  51. Sewald X, Saum S, Palm P, Pfeiffer F, Oesterhelt D, Muller V. Autoinducer-2-producing protein LuxS, a novel salt- and chloride-induced protein in the moderately halophilic bacterium Halobacillus halophilus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:371-9 pubmed
    ..Moreover, cellular LuxS levels were strictly chloride dependent. Maximal accumulation of LuxS was observed at 0.5 to 1.0 M Cl(-) and depended on the salinity...
  52. Graham R, O Loughlin S, Pollock C, Ternan N, Weatherly D, Jackson P, et al. A combined shotgun and multidimensional proteomic analysis of the insoluble subproteome of the obligate thermophile, Geobacillus thermoleovorans T80. J Proteome Res. 2006;5:2465-73 pubmed
    ..In addition, a number of proteins were identified that are known to be involved in the transport of compatible solutes, known to be important in microbial stress responses...
  53. Yoon J, Kang S, Jung Y, Lee M, Oh T. Alkalibacillus flavidus sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:434-8 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed; the type strain is ISL-17(T) (=KCTC 13258(T) =CCUG 56753(T))...
  54. Gontang E, Fenical W, Jensen P. Phylogenetic diversity of gram-positive bacteria cultured from marine sediments. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:3272-82 pubmed
    ..2%) are likely to represent new taxa. The high degree of phylogenetic novelty observed during this study highlights the fact that a great deal remains to be learned about the diversity of gram-positive bacteria in marine sediments...
  55. Li J, Huang C, Zheng D, Wang Y, Yuan Z. CcpA-mediated enhancement of sugar and amino acid metabolism in Lysinibacillus sphaericus by NMR-based metabolomics. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:4654-61 pubmed publisher
    ..The network map suggests CcpA regulates and promotes sugar and amino acid metabolism of L. sphaericus...
  56. Radchenkova N, Vassilev S, Panchev I, Anzelmo G, Tomova I, Nicolaus B, et al. Production and properties of two novel exopolysaccharides synthesized by a thermophilic bacterium Aeribacillus pallidus 418. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2013;171:31-43 pubmed publisher
    ..9 %), followed by galactose (17.9 %), glucose (15.5 %), galactosamine (11.7 %), glucosamine (8.1 %), ribose (5.3 %), and arabinose (4.9 %). Both polymers showed high molecular weight and high thermostability...
  57. Yang N, Ren B, Dai H, Liu Z, Zhou Y, Song F, et al. Gracilibacillus xinjiangensis sp. nov., a new member of the genus Gracilibacillus isolated from Xinjiang region, China. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2013;104:809-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these data, strain J2(T) is considered as a novel species of the genus Gracilibacillus, for which the name Gracilibacillus xinjiangensis sp. nov. is proposed. The type species is J2(T) (= CGMCC 1.12449(T) = JCM 18859(T)). ..
  58. Rueckert A, Morgan H. Removal of contaminating DNA from polymerase chain reaction using ethidium monoazide. J Microbiol Methods. 2007;68:596-600 pubmed
    ..The methodology presented is straightforward and can be accomplished within 10 min...
  59. Khalaj Kondori M, Sadeghizadeh M, Khajeh K, Naderi Manesh H, Ahadi A, Emamzadeh A. Cloning, sequence analysis and three-dimensional structure prediction of DNA pol I from thermophilic Geobacillus sp. MKK isolated from an Iranian hot spring. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2007;142:200-8 pubmed
    ..Predicted 3D structure and sequence alignments between MF and BF showed that all critical residues in the polymerase active site are conserved...
  60. Tanasupawat S, Namwong S, Kudo T, Itoh T. Piscibacillus salipiscarius gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from fermented fish (pla-ra) in Thailand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1413-7 pubmed
    ..7 mol%. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis revealed that strain RBU1-1(T) was a member of the family Bacillaceae, and belonged to a cluster with Filobacillus and Tenuibacillus; strain RBU1-1(T) showed 16S rRNA gene sequence ..
  61. Buescher J, Margaritis A. Microbial biosynthesis of polyglutamic acid biopolymer and applications in the biopharmaceutical, biomedical and food industries. Crit Rev Biotechnol. 2007;27:1-19 pubmed
    ..These applications include: wastewater treatment, food products, drug delivery, medical adhesives, vaccines, PGA nanoparticles for on-site drug release in cancer chemotherapy, and tissue engineering...
  62. Nam Y, Park S, Lim S. Microbial composition of the Korean traditional food "kochujang" analyzed by a massive sequencing technique. J Food Sci. 2012;77:M250-6 pubmed publisher
    ..1%). All of the kochujang samples were largely populated (>90.9% of abundance) by 12 bacterial families, and Bacillaceae showed the highest abundance in all but one sample. Bacillus subtilis and B...
  63. Razvi A, Scholtz J. A thermodynamic comparison of HPr proteins from extremophilic organisms. Biochemistry. 2006;45:4084-92 pubmed
  64. Ko C, Chen W, Tsai C, Jane W, Liu C, Tu J. Paenibacillus campinasensis BL11: a wood material-utilizing bacterial strain isolated from black liquor. Bioresour Technol. 2007;98:2727-33 pubmed
    ..Based on its physiological characteristics, it has strong potential for industrial application and bioresource utilization...
  65. Liang Y, Yesuf J, Feng Z. Toward plant cell wall degradation under thermophilic condition: a unique microbial community developed originally from swine waste. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;161:147-56 pubmed publisher
    ..New findings regarding the thermo- and pH stability of crude cellulases secreted by Brevibacillus sp. JXL were presented. Recent study on the growth characteristics of Anoxybacillus sp. 527 was discussed...
  66. Hua N, Kanekiyo A, Fujikura K, Yasuda H, Naganuma T. Halobacillus profundi sp. nov. and Halobacillus kuroshimensis sp. nov., moderately halophilic bacteria isolated from a deep-sea methane cold seep. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1243-9 pubmed
    ..nov. and Halobacillus kuroshimensis sp. nov...
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