Bacillus licheniformis

Summary

Alias: "Clostridium licheniforme" Weigmann 1898, "Denitrobacillus licheniformis" (Weigmann 1898) Verhoeven 1952, Bacillus licheniformis (Weigmann 1898) Chester 1901, Clostridium licheniforme, Denitrobacillus licheniformis, Bacillus sp. SHG10, Bacillus sp. W10.6, Bacillus sp. WED10.6

Top Publications

  1. doi Enterotoxins and emetic toxins production by Bacillus cereus and other species of Bacillus isolated from Soumbala and Bikalga, African alkaline fermented food condiments
    Labia Irene I Ouoba
    London Metropolitan University, Department of Health and Human Sciences, Microbiology Research Unit, 166 220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB, United Kingdom
    Int J Food Microbiol 124:224-30. 2008
  2. doi Biodegradation of international jet A-1 aviation fuel by microorganisms isolated from aircraft tank and joint hydrant storage systems
    A Y Itah
    University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:318-27. 2009
  3. ncbi Germination and outgrowth of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis spores in the gastrointestinal tract of pigs
    T D Leser
    Chr Hansen A S, Corporate Research, Health Functionality Department, Hoersholm, Denmark
    J Appl Microbiol 104:1025-33. 2008
  4. ncbi Identification of nif genes in N2-fixing bacterial strains isolated from rice fields along the Yangtze River Plain
    Guang Hui Xie
    College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 100094, P R China
    J Basic Microbiol 46:56-63. 2006
  5. pmc Viability of Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus thuringiensis spores as a model for predicting the fate of bacillus anthracis spores during composting of dead livestock
    Tim Reuter
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, P O Box 3000, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1588-92. 2011
  6. pmc A bacitracin-resistant Bacillus subtilis gene encodes a homologue of the membrane-spanning subunit of the Bacillus licheniformis ABC transporter
    Reiko Ohki
    Department of Molecular Biolog, School of Health Sciences, Kyorin University, 476 Miyashita, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0005, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:51-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Comparison of four antibiotics with indigenous marine Bacillus spp. in controlling pathogenic bacteria from shrimp and Artemia
    S Banerjee
    Aquatic Animal Health Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    J Fish Dis 30:383-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Influence of divalent cations on the structural thermostability and thermal inactivation kinetics of class II xylose isomerases
    Kevin L Epting
    Department of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7905, USA
    FEBS J 272:1454-64. 2005
  9. ncbi Effects of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, or serovar Choleraesuis, Lactobacillus reuteri and Bacillus licheniformis on chemokine and cytokine expression in the swine jejunal epithelial cell line, IPEC-J2
    K A Skjolaas
    Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, 241 Weber Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 0201, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:299-308. 2007
  10. ncbi Crystal structure of thermostable alpha-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis refined at 1.7 A resolution
    K Y Hwang
    Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea
    Mol Cells 7:251-8. 1997

Research Grants

Patents

  1. METHODS OF PRODUCING OMEGA-HYDROXYLATED FATTY ACID DERIVATIVES
  2. COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INHIBITION OF PATHOGENIC BACTERIAL GROWTH
  3. COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS
  4. METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING A PEPSIN RESISTANT ALPHA AMYLASE
  5. NETWORK-BASED MICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS
  6. METHODS OF PRODUCING OMEGA-HYDROXYLATED FATTY ACID DERIVATIVES
  7. METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLY(GAMMA-GLUTAMIC ACID)
  8. CONSORTIUM AND PREPARATION OF MICROORGANISMS FOR CATALYZING CELLULOSE HYDROLYSIS, PREPARATION FOR METHANE FERMENTATION SUPPLEMENTATION, COMBINATION PREPARATION, USE THEREOF AND METHOD USING THE SAME
  9. EXPRESSION CASSETTES AND USES OF SAME
  10. BACTERIAL MUTANTS WITH IMPROVED TRANSFORMATION EFFICIENCY

Detail Information

Publications206 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Enterotoxins and emetic toxins production by Bacillus cereus and other species of Bacillus isolated from Soumbala and Bikalga, African alkaline fermented food condiments
    Labia Irene I Ouoba
    London Metropolitan University, Department of Health and Human Sciences, Microbiology Research Unit, 166 220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB, United Kingdom
    Int J Food Microbiol 124:224-30. 2008
    ..Of 41 isolates, 29 Bacillus belonging to the species of B. cereus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus pumilus showed haemolysis on blood agar...
  2. doi Biodegradation of international jet A-1 aviation fuel by microorganisms isolated from aircraft tank and joint hydrant storage systems
    A Y Itah
    University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:318-27. 2009
    ..Bacillus megaterium, Flavobacterium oderatum, Sarcina flava, Micrococcus varians, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus cereus and Bacillus brevis...
  3. ncbi Germination and outgrowth of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis spores in the gastrointestinal tract of pigs
    T D Leser
    Chr Hansen A S, Corporate Research, Health Functionality Department, Hoersholm, Denmark
    J Appl Microbiol 104:1025-33. 2008
    ..To determine if orally ingested Bacillus spores used as probiotics or direct-fed microbial feed additives germinate and the vegetative cells grow in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract...
  4. ncbi Identification of nif genes in N2-fixing bacterial strains isolated from rice fields along the Yangtze River Plain
    Guang Hui Xie
    College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 100094, P R China
    J Basic Microbiol 46:56-63. 2006
    ..We found that Eco RI fragments of total DNA from Aeromonas hydrophila HY2, Bacillus azotoformans FD, Bacillus licheniformis NCH1, NCH5, WH4, Bacillus brevis NC2, Bacillus pumilus NC12, Bacillus cereus NCH2, Citrobacter freundii ..
  5. pmc Viability of Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus thuringiensis spores as a model for predicting the fate of bacillus anthracis spores during composting of dead livestock
    Tim Reuter
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, P O Box 3000, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1588-92. 2011
    ..Spores (10(7) CFU/g manure) of Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus thuringiensis were mixed with autoclaved feedlot manure and placed in either sterile vials or ..
  6. pmc A bacitracin-resistant Bacillus subtilis gene encodes a homologue of the membrane-spanning subunit of the Bacillus licheniformis ABC transporter
    Reiko Ohki
    Department of Molecular Biolog, School of Health Sciences, Kyorin University, 476 Miyashita, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0005, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:51-9. 2003
    Bacitracin is a peptide antibiotic nonribosomally produced by Bacillus licheniformis. The bcrABC genes which confer bacitracin resistance to the bacitracin producer encode ATP binding cassette (ABC) transporter proteins, which are ..
  7. ncbi Comparison of four antibiotics with indigenous marine Bacillus spp. in controlling pathogenic bacteria from shrimp and Artemia
    S Banerjee
    Aquatic Animal Health Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    J Fish Dis 30:383-9. 2007
    ..cysts were tested for susceptibility to indigenous marine Bacillus subtilis AB65, Bacillus pumilus AB58, Bacillus licheniformis AB69 and compared with oxytetracycline, chloramphenicol, gentamicin and bacitracin, which are common ..
  8. ncbi Influence of divalent cations on the structural thermostability and thermal inactivation kinetics of class II xylose isomerases
    Kevin L Epting
    Department of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7905, USA
    FEBS J 272:1454-64. 2005
    ..3.1.5) from mesophilic (Escherichia coli and Bacillus licheniformis), thermophilic (Thermoanaerobacterium thermosulfurigenes), and hyperthermophilic (Thermotoga neapolitana) ..
  9. ncbi Effects of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, or serovar Choleraesuis, Lactobacillus reuteri and Bacillus licheniformis on chemokine and cytokine expression in the swine jejunal epithelial cell line, IPEC-J2
    K A Skjolaas
    Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, 241 Weber Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 0201, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:299-308. 2007
    ..current study used pig jejunal epithelial cells (IPEC-J2) to evaluate how Lactobacillus reuteri (LR) and Bacillus licheniformis (BL) differed from Salmonella enterica serovars Typhimurium (ST) or Choleraesuis (SC) in their ability to ..
  10. ncbi Crystal structure of thermostable alpha-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis refined at 1.7 A resolution
    K Y Hwang
    Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea
    Mol Cells 7:251-8. 1997
    ..Thermostable alpha-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis, a monomeric enzyme with molecular mass of 55,200 Da (483 amino acid residues), shows a remarkable heat ..
  11. doi Survey of bacterial populations present in US-produced linerboard with high recycle content
    K Namjoshi
    Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0620, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 108:416-27. 2010
    ..To survey paperboard products from 17 US mills for bacterial populations and for bacteria potentially harmful to human health...
  12. ncbi Probing structural determinants specifying high thermostability in Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase
    N Declerck
    Génétique Moléculaire et Cellulaire, INRA UMR216 and CNRS URA1925 INA PG, Thiverval Grignon, F 78850, France
    J Mol Biol 301:1041-57. 2000
    b>Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase (BLA) is a starch-degrading enzyme that is highly thermostable although it is produced by a rather mesophilic organism...
  13. ncbi [A randomized and case-control clinical study on trimebutine maleate in treating functional dyspepsia coexisting with diarrhea-dominant irritable bowel syndrome]
    Ying Qiang Zhong
    Department of Gastroenterology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510120, China
    Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 46:899-902. 2007
    ..To observe the efficacy and adverse drug reaction of trimebutine maleate in treating patients with functional dyspepsia (FD) coexisting with diarrhea dominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D)...
  14. ncbi Structural analysis of a chimeric bacterial alpha-amylase. High-resolution analysis of native and ligand complexes
    A M Brzozowski
    Department of Chemistry, Structural Biology Laboratory, University of York, Heslington, UK
    Biochemistry 39:9099-107. 2000
    ..genes were constructed by an in vivo recombination technique from the Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and Bacillus licheniformis genes. One of the fusion amylases (hereafter BA2), consisting of residues 1-300 from B...
  15. ncbi Detection of the dipicolinic acid biomarker in Bacillus spores using Curie-point pyrolysis mass spectrometry and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
    R Goodacre
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, U K
    Anal Chem 72:119-27. 2000
    ..confirmed by polyphasic taxonomic methods to belong to Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Bacillus cereus, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus subtilis (including Bacillus niger and Bacillus globigii), Bacillus ..
  16. ncbi Coexpression of chitinase and the cry11Aa1 toxin genes in Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis
    N Sirichotpakorn
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Invertebr Pathol 78:160-9. 2001
    ..The chitinase gene was derived from a high-chitinase producer, Bacillus licheniformis TP-1...
  17. pmc Anaerobic growth of Bacillus mojavensis and Bacillus subtilis requires deoxyribonucleosides or DNA
    Martha J Folmsbee
    University of Oklahoma, 770 Van Vleet Oval, Norman, OK 73019 0245, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5252-7. 2004
    ..b>Bacillus licheniformis strains L89-11 and L87-11, Bacillus sonorensis strain TG8-8, and Bacillus cereus (ATCC 14579) did not ..
  18. doi Antimicrobial effect of oxidized cellulose salts
    Jarmila Vytrasova
    Department of Biological and Biochemical Sciences, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Strossova 239, 53003, Pardubice, Czech Republic
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 35:1247-52. 2008
    ..a spectrum of microbial strains: Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Bacillus licheniformis, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, Rhizopus oryzae, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, Candida albicans ..
  19. doi Application of PCR-SSCP for molecular epidemiological studies on the exposure of farm children to bacteria in environmental dust
    Melanie Korthals
    Lehrstuhl für Tierhygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising, Germany
    J Microbiol Methods 73:49-56. 2008
    ..The detection limit of Escherichia coli was 7 x 10(1) cfu g(-1) whereas Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus licheniformis containing 30% spores showed visible bands at 7 x1 0(2) cfu g(-1)...
  20. pmc Efficient recombinant expression and secretion of a thermostable GH26 mannan endo-1,4-beta-mannosidase from Bacillus licheniformis in Escherichia coli
    Chomphunuch Songsiriritthigul
    School of Biotechnology, Institute of Agricultural Technology, Suranaree University of Technology, 111 University Avenue, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
    Microb Cell Fact 9:20. 2010
    ..b>Bacillus licheniformis is a Gram-positive endospore-forming microorganism that is generally non-pathogenic and has been used ..
  21. doi Detection and quantification of spoilage and pathogenic Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis by real-time PCR
    I C Fernández-No
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, School of Veterinary Sciences College of Biotechnology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Rúa Carballo Calero s n, Campus Universitario Norte, E 27002 Lugo, Spain
    Food Microbiol 28:605-10. 2011
    A new primer-probe set for the detection and quantification of Bacillus cereus, Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis by real-time PCR (Rti-PCR) was developed. For it, forty-eight strains belonging to these species were considered...
  22. pmc Optimization of protease secretion in Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis by screening of homologous and heterologous signal peptides
    Christian Degering
    Institute of Molecular Enzyme Technology, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Research Center Julich, Julich, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6370-6. 2010
    Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis are widely used for the large-scale industrial production of proteins. These strains can efficiently secrete proteins into the culture medium using the general secretion (Sec) pathway...
  23. doi Effect of plant age on endophytic bacterial diversity of balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorum) root and their antimicrobial activities
    Shah Md Asraful Islam
    Division of Applied Life Sciences BK21 program, Gyeongsang National University, Chinju 660 701, Republic of Korea
    Curr Microbiol 61:346-56. 2010
    ..BF1-2 and BF3-5), and Bacillus sp. (BF1-3, BF3-6, and BF6-4) showed maximum enzyme activities. Besides, Bacillus licheniformis (BF3-5 and BF6-6) and Bacillus pumilus (BF6-1) showed maximum antifungal activity against Phytophthora ..
  24. ncbi Molecular cloning, structure, promoters and regulatory elements for transcription of the Bacillus licheniformis encoded regulon for xylose utilization
    A Scheler
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Federal Republic of Germany
    Arch Microbiol 155:526-34. 1991
    In this article we describe the cloning of the xyl regulon encoding xylose utilization from Bacillus licheniformis by complementation of a xyl mutant of B. subtilis...
  25. ncbi Thermodynamic stability of a cold-active alpha-amylase from the Antarctic bacterium Alteromonas haloplanctis
    G Feller
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Institute of Chemistry B6, University of Liege, Belgium
    Biochemistry 38:4613-9. 1999
    ..here (from porcine pancreas, human salivary glands, yellow meal beetle, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, and Bacillus licheniformis) unfold irreversibly according to a non-two-state mechanism...
  26. ncbi Subtilisins of Bacillus spp. hydrolyze keratin and allow growth on feathers
    K L Evans
    Department of Microbiology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Can J Microbiol 46:1004-11. 2000
    Keratinase is a serine protease produced by Bacillus licheniformis PWD-1 that effectively degrades keratin and confers the ability to grow on feathers to a protease-deficient B. subtilis strain. Studies presented herein demonstrate that B...
  27. pmc Positions of Trp codons in the leader peptide-coding region of the at operon influence anti-trap synthesis and trp operon expression in Bacillus licheniformis
    Anastasia Levitin
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:1518-26. 2010
    ..subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis. Our objective was to correlate the greater growth sensitivity of B...
  28. pmc Codon-optimized bacterial genes improve L-Arabinose fermentation in recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Beate Wiedemann
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Max von Laue Str 9, D 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2043-50. 2008
    ..The corresponding enzyme could be effectively replaced by the enzyme from Bacillus licheniformis, leading to a considerably decreased lag phase...
  29. pmc Biosynthesis of linkage units for teichoic acids in gram-positive bacteria: distribution of related enzymes and their specificities for UDP-sugars and lipid-linked intermediates
    K Yokoyama
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Bacteriol 171:940-6. 1989
    ..obtained from the following two groups of gram-positive bacteria: group A, including Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus pumilus, Staphylococcus aureus, and Lactobacillus plantarum; group B, Bacillus coagulans...
  30. ncbi Nucleotide sequence, structural investigation and homology modeling studies of a Ca2+-independent alpha-amylase with acidic pH-profile
    Reza Hassan Sajedi
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    J Biochem Mol Biol 40:315-24. 2007
    ..a very high sequence homology to Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (BAA) (85% identity, 90% similarity) and Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylases (BLA) (81% identity, 88% similarity)...
  31. pmc Genetic evidence for the actin homolog gene mreBH and the bacitracin resistance gene bcrC as targets of the alternative sigma factor SigI of Bacillus subtilis
    Chi Ling Tseng
    Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Bacteriol 190:1561-7. 2008
    ..subtilis SigI could drive expression of a transcriptional fusion between the sigI regulatory region from Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus sp. strain NRRL B-14911, B. subtilis, or Bacillus thuringiensis and the xylE reporter gene in B...
  32. doi Purification and characterization of keratinase from recombinant Pichia and Bacillus strains
    Selvaraj Radha
    Department of Genetics, Center for Excellence in Genomic Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 625 021, India
    Protein Expr Purif 64:24-31. 2009
    The keratinase gene from Bacillus licheniformis MKU3 was cloned and successfully expressed in Bacillus megaterium MS941 as well as in Pichia pastoris X33. Compared with parent strain, the recombinant B...
  33. ncbi Effect of Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis supplementation of ewe's feed on sheep milk production and young lamb mortality
    S K Kritas
    Laboratory of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 53:170-3. 2006
    The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate under field conditions the effect of a probiotic containing Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis on young lamb mortality and sheep milk production when administered in the late ..
  34. ncbi Field evaluation of the efficacy of a probiotic containing Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis spores, on the health status and performance of sows and their litters
    C Alexopoulos
    Clinic of Obstetrics and A I, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 88:381-92. 2004
    The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of BioPlus 2B, a probiotic containing Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis spores, on the health status and productivity of sows and their litters...
  35. doi Directed evolution of a Bacillus chitinase
    Chomphunuch Songsiriritthigul
    National Synchrotron Research Center, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
    Biotechnol J 4:501-9. 2009
    ..by error-prone PCR and DNA shuffling of two highly similar (99% identical) chitinase genes from Bacillus licheniformis. Activity screening was done in two steps: first, activity towards colloidal chitin was screened for on ..
  36. ncbi Crystal structures of the Bacillus licheniformis BS3 class A beta-lactamase and of the acyl-enzyme adduct formed with cefoxitin
    Eveline Fonzé
    Centre d Ingénierie des Protéines, Institut de Physique B5 and Institut de Chimie B6, Universite de Liege, B 4000 Sart Tilman, Belgium
    Biochemistry 41:1877-85. 2002
    The Bacillus licheniformis BS3 beta-lactamase catalyzes the hydrolysis of the beta-lactam ring of penicillins, cephalosporins, and related compounds...
  37. doi Enrichment of eicosapentaenoic acid from sardine oil with Delta5-olefinic bond specific lipase from Bacillus licheniformis MTCC 6824
    Kajal Chakraborty
    Physiology Nutrition and Pathology Division, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kerala, India
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1428-33. 2008
    Lipase derived from Bacillus licheniformis MTCC 6824 was purified to homogeneity by anion exchange chromatography on Amberlite IRA 410 (Cl-) and gel filtration using Sephadex G-100 as judged by denaturing polyacrylamide gel ..
  38. doi Cloning and characterization of a novel L-arabinose isomerase from Bacillus licheniformis
    Ponnandy Prabhu
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, 1 Hwayang dong, Gwangjin gu, Seoul, Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 81:283-90. 2008
    Based on analysis of the genome sequence of Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580, an isomerase-encoding gene (araA) was proposed as an L-arabinose isomerase (L-AI). The identified araA gene was cloned from B...
  39. doi Chitinase of Bacillus licheniformis from oyster shell as a probe to detect chitin in marine shells
    Shah Asraful Islam
    Division of Applied Life Science BK21 program, Gyeongsang National University, Chinju 660701, Republic of Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86:119-29. 2010
    b>Bacillus licheniformis CBFOS-03 is a chitinase producing bacteria isolated from oyster (Crassostrea gigas) shell waste. We have cloned and expressed the chi18B gene of B...
  40. ncbi Yield and protein quality of thermophilic Bacillus spp. biomass related to thermophilic aerobic digestion of agricultural wastes for animal feed supplementation
    J Obeta Ugwuanyi
    Strathclyde Fermentation Centre, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Bioresour Technol 99:3279-90. 2008
    ..For Bacillus coagulans, the highest specific growth rate was 1.98 muh(-1); for Bacillus licheniformis 2.56 muh(-1) and for Bacillus stearothermophilus 2.63 muh(-1). Molar yield of B...
  41. doi Enzymatic synthesis of glycosylated puerarin using maltogenic amylase from Bacillus stearothermophilus expressed in Bacillus subtilis
    Chung Hyo Choi
    Center for Agricultural Biomaterials and Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Korea
    J Sci Food Agric 90:1179-84. 2010
    ..To ensure safety, BSMA was produced in Bacillus subtilis, using new shuttle vector-based expression vectors. The transglycosylation of puerarin was also conducted with crude BSMA and analyzed...
  42. ncbi Crystal structure of calcium-depleted Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase at 2.2 A resolution
    M Machius
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Planegg Martinsried, Germany
    J Mol Biol 246:545-59. 1995
    The three-dimensional structure of the calcium-free form of Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase (BLA) has been determined by multiple isomorphous replacement in a crystal of space group P4(3)2(1)2 (a = b = 119.6 A, c = 85.4 A)...
  43. ncbi PCR fingerprinting of whole genomes: the spacers between the 16S and 23S rRNA genes and of intergenic tRNA gene regions reveal a different intraspecific genomic variability of Bacillus cereus and Bacillus licheniformis [corrected]
    D Daffonchio
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Alimentari e Microbiologiche DISTAM, Universita degli Studi, Milano, Italy
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 48:107-16. 1998
    Genomic diversity in 21 strains of Bacillus cereus and 10 strains of Bacillus licheniformis was investigated by random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis, which samples the whole genome, and by two PCR fingerprinting techniques ..
  44. ncbi Activation of Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase through a disorder-->order transition of the substrate-binding site mediated by a calcium-sodium-calcium metal triad
    M Machius
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Planegg Martinsried, Germany
    Structure 6:281-92. 1998
    ..This is not the case, however, for Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase (BLA) for which the structure of the metal-free form is available...
  45. ncbi Regulatory effects of alanine-group amino acids on serine alkaline protease production by recombinant Bacillus licheniformis
    Pinar Calik
    Industrial Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 06531 Ankara, Turkey
    Biotechnol Appl Biochem 37:165-71. 2003
    ..e. alanine, leucine and valine, on serine alkaline protease (SAP) synthesis were investigated by Bacillus licheniformis (DSM 1969) carrying pHV1431:: sub C in a defined medium to identify the amino acids creating intracellular ..
  46. ncbi Estimating amplification efficiency improves multiplex real-time PCR quantification of Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis spores in animal feed
    Christel Jørgensen
    Chr Hansen A S, Corporate Research, Department of Health Functionality, 10 12 Boege Alle, DK 2970 Hoersholm, Denmark
    J Microbiol Methods 68:588-95. 2007
    ..PCR assay was developed for absolute quantification in animal feed of Bacillus subtilis CH201 and Bacillus licheniformis CH200 spores, which constitute the viable component of the microbial growth promoter, BioPlus 2B...
  47. ncbi Cytotoxicity in Bacillus mojavensis is abolished following loss of surfactin synthesis: implications for assessment of toxicity and food poisoning potential
    C From
    Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, NO 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Food Microbiol 117:43-9. 2007
    Bacillus subtilis and the closely related species Bacillus pumilus and Bacillus licheniformis have periodically been suggested to play a role in the aetiology of food poisoning despite the fact that the organisms do not possess the genes ..
  48. doi Determining the source of Bacillus cereus and Bacillus licheniformis isolated from raw milk, pasteurized milk and yoghurt
    J Banyko
    Research Institute for Cattle Breeding, Výzkumníků 267, Rapotín, Czech Republic
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:318-23. 2009
    Strain-specific detection of Bacillus cereus and Bacillus licheniformis in raw and pasteurized milk, and yoghurt during processing.
  49. pmc Improving the functional expression of a Bacillus licheniformis laccase by random and site-directed mutagenesis
    Katja Koschorreck
    Institute of Technical Biochemistry, Universitaet Stuttgart, Allmandring 31, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 9:12. 2009
    ..We have recently published a report on the cloning and characterization of a CotA Bacillus licheniformis laccase, an enzyme that catalyzes dimerization of phenolic acids...
  50. doi Identification and safety evaluation of Bacillus species occurring in high numbers during spontaneous fermentations to produce Gergoush, a traditional Sudanese bread snack
    Line Thorsen
    Department of Food Science, Food Microbiology, Centre of Advanced Studies LMC, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Food Microbiol 146:244-52. 2011
    ..Depending on the legume used, 40-68% of the isolates were identified as B. cereus sensu lato, 16-27% as Bacillus licheniformis, 8-32% as Bacillus subtilis and 4-20% as Bacillus sonorensis...
  51. ncbi Molecular self-assembly of partially hydrolysed alpha-lactalbumin resulting in strong gels with a novel microstructure
    R Ipsen
    Department of Dairy and Food Science, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    J Dairy Res 68:277-86. 2001
    Gelation of alpha-lactalbumin (alpha-la) incubated with a protease from Bacillus licheniformis (BLP) at 50 degrees C for 4 h was monitored using small oscillatory shear and the large deformation properties of final gels were characterized ..
  52. ncbi Kinetic characterization of extracellular alpha-amylase from a derepressed mutant of Bacillus licheniformis
    Ikram Ul-Haq
    Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, GC University Lahore, Pakistan
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 141:251-64. 2007
    Three strains of Bacillus licheniformis were isolated and screened for alpha-amylase production by solid-state fermentation. Of these, IS-2 gave relatively higher enzyme production (32+/-2.3 U/[g...
  53. doi Biochemical characteristics of C-terminal region of recombinant chitinase from Bacillus licheniformis: implication of necessity for enzyme properties
    Hsu Han Chuang
    Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan
    FEBS J 275:2240-54. 2008
    The functional and structural significance of the C-terminal region of Bacillus licheniformis chitinase was explored using C-terminal truncation mutagenesis...
  54. doi Isolation, purification and characterization of a surfactants-, laundry detergents- and organic solvents-resistant alkaline protease from Bacillus sp. HR-08
    Fatemeh Moradian
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Faculty of Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 159:33-45. 2009
    ..16S rDNA analysis showed that this strain is closely related to Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus pumilus, Bacillus mojavensis, and Bacillus atrophaeus...
  55. doi Inhibitory effects of Bacillus probionts on growth and toxin production of Vibrio harveyi pathogens of shrimp
    T Nakayama
    Ninewells Hospital Medical School, University of Dundee, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:679-84. 2009
    To investigate the effects of Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus megaterium in terms of toxin and growth of pathogenic Vibrio harveyi.
  56. ncbi Production of poly-gamma-glutamic acid by Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis with different growth media
    Gopal Kedia
    School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, WV1 1LY, UK
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 10:5926-34. 2010
    ..Different media such as medium C, F and GS were used for production of poly gamma-glutamic acid by B. subtilis natto. The yield from GS medium was highest and it produced about 26-28 g/l with molecular weight (Mw) of 627,000...
  57. ncbi Crystal structure of Bacillus stearothermophilus alpha-amylase: possible factors determining the thermostability
    D Suvd
    Institute of Applied Biochemistry, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    J Biochem 129:461-8. 2001
    ..0 A resolution. The main-chain fold is almost identical to that of the known crystal structure of Bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase (BLA). BLA is known to be more stable than BSTA...
  58. ncbi Codon optimization of Bacillus licheniformis beta-1,3-1,4-glucanase gene and its expression in Pichia pastoris
    Da Teng
    Gene Engineering Laboratory, Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, People s Republic of China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 74:1074-83. 2007
    ..To improve expression efficiency of recombinant beta-1,3-1,4-glucanase from Bacillus licheniformis EGW039(CGMCC 0635) in methylotrophic yeast Pichia pastoris GS115, the DNA sequence encoding beta-1,3-1,4-..
  59. ncbi Expression of recombinant Bacillus licheniformis xylanase A in Pichia pastoris and xylooligosaccharides released from xylans by it
    Ming Qi Liu
    Department of Food Science, College of Life Science, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
    Protein Expr Purif 57:101-7. 2008
    The mature peptide of Bacillus licheniformis xylanase A (BlxA) was successfully expressed in Pichia pastoris under the control of AOX1 promoter. After 96-h 0.25% methanol induction, the activity of recombinant B...
  60. ncbi [Screening and identification of an organic solvent-stable protease producer]
    Shuang Li
    College of Pharmacy and Life Science, Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing 210009, China
    Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao 47:1032-7. 2007
    ..The YP1 strain was identified as Bacillus licheniformis using culture system BIOLOG analysis (SIM = 0.62, 16-24h)...
  61. ncbi Isolation and amino acid sequence of a glutamic acid specific endopeptidase from Bacillus licheniformis
    I Svendsen
    Carlsberg Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Copenhagen Valby, Denmark
    Eur J Biochem 204:165-71. 1992
    ..preferentially at glutamic acid, has been isolated from a commercial extract obtained by fermentation with Bacillus licheniformis. Using ion-exchange chromatography and affinity chromatography on bacitracin-Sepharose, it was possible, ..
  62. ncbi Species specificity of human interleukin-3 demonstrated by cloning and expression of the homologous rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) gene
    H Burger
    Institute of Applied Radiobiology and Immunology TNO, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
    Blood 76:2229-34. 1990
    ..cDNA was constructed, which enabled large-scale production of the RhIL-3 polypeptide, RhIL-3 produced by Bacillus licheniformis and purified to homogeneity appeared to be approximately 100-fold more effective in stimulating Rhesus ..
  63. ncbi Isolation and identification of peptidic alpha-glucosidase inhibitors derived from sardine muscle hydrolyzate
    T Matsui
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Kyusu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Z Naturforsch C 54:259-63. 1999
    ..AGH) inhibitory peptides derived from sardine muscle hydrolyzate, which was prepared by digestion with Bacillus licheniformis alkaline protease...
  64. ncbi Thermostabilization by proline substitution in an alkaline, liquefying alpha-amylase from Bacillus sp. strain KSM-1378
    K Igarashi
    Tochigi Research Laboratories of Kao Corporation, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 63:1535-40. 1999
    ..strain KSM-1378 is a novel semi-alkaline enzyme which has 5-fold higher specific activity than that of a Bacillus licheniformis enzyme...
  65. ncbi [Isolation of glutamylendopeptidase precursor from B. licheniformis and its processing in vitro]
    A V Serkina
    Stepanov Laboratory of Protein Chemistry, Federal Research Center GNIIGenetika, 1st Dorozhny pr, 1, 113545 Moscow, Russia
    Vopr Med Khim 47:111-22. 2001
    A secretory system based on L-form cells of Proteus mirabilis was developed for production of native Bacillus licheniformis glutamylendopeptidase precursor never formerly available...
  66. ncbi Strains degrading polysaccharides produced by bacteria from paper machines
    M Ratto
    VTT Biotechnology, Espoo, Finland
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 57:182-5. 2001
    ..5-3.5 g/l were obtained by ethanol precipitation from cultures of strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae, Bacillus licheniformis and Pseudomonas fluorescens on sucrose medium. Two K...
  67. ncbi Co-linear scaffold of the Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis genomes and its use to compare their competence genes
    Alla Lapidus
    Génétique Microbienne, INRA, Domaine de Vilvert, 78352 Jouy en Josas Cedex, France
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 209:23-30. 2002
    We have established the co-linear regions of Bacillus licheniformis, an industrially important bacterium, and Bacillus subtilis, a model bacterium...
  68. ncbi A RAPD-based comparison of thermophilic bacilli from milk powders
    Ron S Ronimus
    Thermophile Research Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Int J Food Microbiol 85:45-61. 2003
    ..formerly Bacillus stearothermophilus), Anoxybacillus flavithermus (formerly Bacillus flavothermus), Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis isolated from separate milk powder production runs from multiple factories was ..
  69. ncbi Influence of zinc bacitracin and Bacillus licheniformis on microbial intestinal functions in weaned piglets
    E Collinder
    Laboratory of Medical Microbial Ecology, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet, von Eulers väg 5, S 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Vet Res Commun 27:513-26. 2003
    The influence of zinc bacitracin (ZB) and of Bacillus licheniformis on host microbial-related functions in young piglets was investigated by applying the concept of microflora-associated characteristics...
  70. ncbi Enzymatic degradation of prion protein in brain stem from infected cattle and sheep
    Jan P M Langeveld
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Food Chain Quality, Institute for Animal Science and Health, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 188:1782-9. 2003
    ..Using bacterial keratinase produced by Bacillus licheniformis strain PWD-1, we tested conditions to accomplish the full degradation of prion protein (PrP) in brain-stem ..
  71. ncbi Optimization of medium composition for keratinase production on feather by Bacillus licheniformis RG1 using statistical methods involving response surface methodology
    Priya Ramnani
    Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi 110021, India
    Biotechnol Appl Biochem 40:191-6. 2004
    A 3.5-fold increase in keratinase production by Bacillus licheniformis RG1 was achieved by using statistical methods involving Plackett-Burman design and response surface methodology...
  72. ncbi Improving the two-step remediation process for CCA-treated wood: Part I. Evaluating oxalic acid extraction
    Carol Clausen
    USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, One Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison, WI 53726 2398, USA
    Waste Manag 24:401-5. 2004
    ..The process involves two steps: oxalic acid extraction of wood fiber followed by bacterial culture with Bacillus licheniformis CC01...
  73. ncbi Development of an asporogenic Bacillus licheniformis for the production of keratinase
    J J Wang
    BioResource International, Raleigh, NC, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 98:761-7. 2005
    b>Bacillus licheniformis PWD-1 is a keratin-degrading, spore-forming bacterium isolated from a poultry waste digester. A sporulation-deficient mutant of B. licheniformis PWD-1, named B. licheniformis WBG, was developed and characterized.
  74. ncbi Bacillus licheniformis variant DY proteinase: specificity in relation to the geometry of the substrate recognition site
    Dessislava N Georgieva
    Institut fur Biochemie und Molekularbiologie I, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Zentrum für Experimentelle Medizin, c o DESY, Notkestrasse 85, Geb 22a, 22603, Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Microbiol 51:71-4. 2005
    S1-S4 specificity of the Bacillus licheniformis variant DY proteinase (subtilisin DY) was determined by a series of peptide nitroanilides...
  75. ncbi Bacillus aerius sp. nov., Bacillus aerophilus sp. nov., Bacillus stratosphericus sp. nov. and Bacillus altitudinis sp. nov., isolated from cryogenic tubes used for collecting air samples from high altitudes
    S Shivaji
    Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500 007, India
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1465-73. 2006
    ..are very similar to one another (>98 % sequence similarity) and show a similarity of 98-99 % with Bacillus licheniformis and 98 % with Bacillus sonorensis...
  76. ncbi Biological control of strawberry gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea using Bacillus licheniformis N1 formulation
    Ju Hyun Kim
    Division of Applied Biology, College of Natural Resources and Life Science, Dong A University, Busan 604 714, Korea
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 17:438-44. 2007
    b>Bacillus licheniformis N1 is a biological control agent to control gray mold diseases caused by Botrytis cinerea. Various formulations of B. licheniformis N1 were generated and evaluated for the activity to control strawberry gray mold...
  77. doi Identification of novel horA-harbouring bacteria capable of spoiling beer
    Monique Haakensen
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 2841 Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK S7N0W8, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 54:321-5. 2008
    ..The bacteria isolated were Bacillus cereus, Bacillus licheniformis, Paenibacillus humicus, and Staphylococcus epidermidis; all of which were previously unappreciated as beer-..
  78. doi 2-Aminopropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid: Synthesis and co-crystallization with the class A beta-lactamase BS3 of Bacillus licheniformis
    Joséphine Beck
    Unite de Chimie Organique et Medicinale, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Batiment Lavoisier, Place Louis Pasteur 1, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 18:3764-8. 2008
    ..This amino analog of citric acid has been co-crystallized with the class A beta-lactamase BS3 of Bacillus licheniformis and the structure of the complex fully analyzed by X-ray diffraction...
  79. ncbi Application of nisin and pediocin against resistance and germination of Bacillus spores in sous vide products
    M L Cabo
    Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas C S I C, Eduardo Cabello, 6 36208 Vigo, Spain
    J Food Prot 72:515-23. 2009
    ..Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis predominated as the most heat-resistant organisms isolated from mushrooms and shellfish salad, ..
  80. doi Factors affecting rheological characteristics of fibril gels: the case of beta-lactoglobulin and alpha-lactalbumin
    S M Loveday
    The Riddet Inst, Massey Univ, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Food Sci 74:R47-55. 2009
    ..Partial hydrolysis of alpha-la with a serine proteinase from Bacillus licheniformis results in fibrils that are tubes about 20 nm in diameter...
  81. ncbi Antibacterial protection by enterocin AS-48 in sport and energy drinks with less acidic pH values
    Pilar Martinez Viedma
    Area de Microbiologia, Departamento de Ciencias de la Salud, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaen, Jaen, Spain
    J Food Prot 72:881-4. 2009
    ..0 and challenged with Listeria monocytogenes (drinks A to F), Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, and Bacillus licheniformis (drink A) during storage at 37 degrees C. L...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of antibacterial activity, phenol and flavonoid contents of Thespesia populnea flower extracts
    A Saravanakumar
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Nandha College of Pharmacy, Erode 52, Tamil Nadu, India
    Pak J Pharm Sci 22:282-6. 2009
    ..13883),Brevibacterium luteum (NCIM 2923), Micrococcus flavum (NCIM 2376), Proteus mirabilis (NCIB 8268), Bacillus licheniformis (NCIM 2468), Micrococcus luteus (ATCC 2984), Flavobacterium devorans (NCIM 2581), Shigella sonei(ATCC ..
  83. doi Effect of supplemental Bacillus cultures on rumen fermentation and milk yield in Chinese Holstein cows
    G H Qiao
    Institute of Animal Nutrition, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 94:429-36. 2010
    ..the effect of supplemental 100 g/day of live Bacillus cultures (2 x 10(11) cell of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis) on rumen fermentation as well as milk yield and composition in Chinese Holstein cows...
  84. ncbi Transposon Tn917PF1 mutagenesis in Bacillus licheniformis
    Z Pragai
    Department of Biotechnology, Gödöllö University of Agricultural Sciences, Godollo, H 2103, Hungary
    Microbiology 140:3091-7. 1994
    The plasmid pTnPFl containing the transposon Tn917PF1 was introduced into the protoplasts of two Bacillus licheniformis strains in the presence of polyethylene glycol...
  85. pmc High yield recombinant thermostable alpha-amylase production using an improved Bacillus licheniformis system
    Dandan Niu
    Center for Bioresource and Bioenergy, School of Biotechnology and Culture and Information Center of Industrial Microorganisms of China Universities, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, PR China
    Microb Cell Fact 8:58. 2009
    Some strains of Bacillus licheniformis have been improved by target-directed screening as well as by classical genetic manipulation and used in commercial thermostable alpha-amylase and alkaline protease production for over 40 years...
  86. doi Structural characterization of a novel xylolipid biosurfactant from Lactococcus lactis and analysis of antibacterial activity against multi-drug resistant pathogens
    P Saravanakumari
    Department of Microbiology, Dr G R Damodaran College of Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Bioresour Technol 101:8851-4. 2010
    ..surface active and emulsification activities comparable to the standard biosurfactant producing bacteria Bacillus licheniformis MTCC 429...
  87. doi Effects of two probiotic additives containing Bacillus spores on carcass characteristics, blood lipids and cecal volatile fatty acids in meat type chickens
    R Novak
    Emona Nutrition research and development department, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 95:424-33. 2011
    ..6 × 10(6) spores per gram of feed of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis (group A) or additive B, containing the same concentration of Bacillus cereus var. toyoi spores (group B)...
  88. pmc Substrate specificity of SpoIIGA, a signal-transducing aspartic protease in Bacilli
    Daisuke Imamura
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Setsunan University, Osaka, Japan
    J Biochem 149:665-71. 2011
    ..Bacillus subtilis SpoIIGA cleaved Pro-σ(E) orthologs from Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus halodurans, but not from Bacillus cereus. A triple substitution in the pro-sequence of B...
  89. doi RAPD-based screening for spore-forming bacterial populations in Uruguayan commercial powdered milk
    Stella M Reginensi
    Unidad de Tecnología de Alimentos, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Int J Food Microbiol 148:36-41. 2011
    ..b>Bacillus licheniformis isolates were found to be the most prominent milk powder contaminant followed by Anoxybacillus ..
  90. doi Antidiabetic activity of levan polysaccharide in alloxan-induced diabetic rats
    Imen Dahech
    Biochemistry Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
    Int J Biol Macromol 49:742-6. 2011
    ..was a microbial levan synthetisized by a non pathogenic bacteria recently isolated and identified as Bacillus licheniformis. Animals were allocated into four groups of six rats each: a control group (Control), diabetic group (Diab...
  91. doi Enzymatic diastereo- and enantioselective synthesis of α-alkyl-α,β-dihydroxyketones
    Pier Paolo Giovannini
    Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Org Biomol Chem 9:8038-45. 2011
    ..Both enzymes are obtained from Bacillus licheniformis and used in a crude form...
  92. pmc Identification and characterization of psychrotolerant sporeformers associated with fluid milk production and processing
    Reid A Ivy
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1853-64. 2012
    ..g., Bacillus licheniformis sensu lato, Bacillus pumilus, Bacillus weihenstephanensis) and genera formerly classified as Bacillus (n = ..
  93. pmc A 70-kDa molecular chaperone, DnaK, from the industrial bacterium Bacillus licheniformis: gene cloning, purification and molecular characterization of the recombinant protein
    Wan Chi Liang
    Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiayi University, 300 University Road, Chiayi, 60083 Taiwan
    Indian J Microbiol 49:151-60. 2009
    The heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70/DnaK) gene of Bacillus licheniformis is 1,839 bp in length encoding a polypeptide of 612 amino acid residues...
  94. doi Pacemaker lead infection and related bacteraemia caused by normal and small colony variant phenotypes of Bacillus licheniformis
    Evgeny A Idelevich
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Munster, Domagkstr 10, 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 62:940-4. 2013
    Here, we report what we believe to be the first case of bacteraemia with small colony variants of Bacillus licheniformis related to a pacemaker lead infection by B. licheniformis displaying the normal phenotype...
  95. doi The response of Bacillus licheniformis to heat and ethanol stress and the role of the SigB regulon
    Birgit Voigt
    Institute for Microbiology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Proteomics 13:2140-61. 2013
    The heat and ethanol stress response of Bacillus licheniformis DSM13 was analyzed at the transcriptional and/or translational level. During heat shock, regulons known to be heat-induced in Bacillus subtilis 168 are upregulated in B...
  96. doi Influence of dietary inclusion of Bacillus licheniformis on laying performance, egg quality, antioxidant enzyme activities, and intestinal barrier function of laying hens
    K Lei
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Feed Sciences, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Feed Sciences, College of Animal Science, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China 310058
    Poult Sci 92:2389-95. 2013
    This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary inclusion of Bacillus licheniformis on laying performance, egg quality, antioxidant enzyme activities, and intestinal barrier function of laying hens...
  97. doi Biochemical and mutational studies of allantoinase from Bacillus licheniformis CECT 20T
    Ana Isabel Martínez-Gómez
    Dpto Química y Física, Universidad de Almeria, Campus de Excelencia Internacional Agroalimentario, ceiA3, 04120 Almeria, Spain Centro de Investigación en Biotecnología Agroalimentaria, BITAL, Almeria, Spain
    Biochimie 99:178-88. 2014
    ..this work, we report the cloning, purification and characterization of the recombinant allantoinase from Bacillus licheniformis CECT 20T (AllBali). The enzyme was a homotetramer with an apparent Tm of 62 ± 1 °C...
  98. ncbi Biological pretreatment of non-flocculated sludge augments the biogas production in the anaerobic digestion of the pretreated waste activated sludge
    J Merrylin
    Department of Civil Engineering, Regional Centre of Anna University, Tirunelveli, India
    Environ Technol 34:2113-23. 2013
    ..b>Bacillus licheniformis was used for pretreating MSW (non-flocculated with 0.07% citric acid), followed by anaerobic digestion...
  99. doi Genetic determinants of antimicrobial resistance in Gram positive bacteria from organic foods
    Miguel Angel Fernández-Fuentes
    Area de Microbiologia, Departamento de Ciencias de la Salud, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaen, 23071 Jaen, Spain
    Int J Food Microbiol 172:49-56. 2014
    ..54%) and Enterococcus (24%); sugE was detected in Enterococcus (20%) and in one Bacillus licheniformis; mepA was detected in Staphylococcus (60%) and in one Enterococcus isolate (which also carried mdeA), and ..
  100. doi Immobilization of pectin degrading enzyme from Bacillus licheniformis KIBGE IB-21 using agar-agar as a support
    Haneef Ur Rehman
    The Karachi Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering KIBGE, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
    Carbohydr Polym 102:622-6. 2014
    Pectinase from Bacillus licheniformis KIBGE IB-21 was immobilized in agar-agar matrix using entrapment technique...
  101. doi Systematic metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for high-yield production of fuel bio-chemical 2,3-butanediol
    Youqiang Xu
    State Key Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, People s Republic of China
    Metab Eng 23:22-33. 2014
    ..biosynthesis gene clusters were cloned from several native 2,3-BD producers, including Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus licheniformis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Serratia marcescens, and Enterobacter cloacae, inserted into the expression vector ..

Research Grants4

  1. Protection from enteric pathogens by beneficial microbes
    Katherine L Knight; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In contrast, a closely related commensal Bacillus licheniformis, and two B. subtilis mutants, hag and espH, did not protect the host...
  2. CHEMISTRY AND BIOSYNTHESIS OF CELL-SURFACE POLYMERS
    FREDERIC TROY; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..importance and function of two cell surface components, the poly(gamma-D-glutamyl) capsule of Bacillus licheniformis and polymers containing polysialic acid residues in Escherichia coli...
  3. MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF RENAL NA+ DEPENDENT COTRANSPORT
    Ana M Pajor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding how NaDC1 and SdcS work will help us to develop treatments for NaDC1-mediated diseases. ..
  4. Automated Protein Crystallization System
    Mischa Machius; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The robotic system that we propose for purchase will help to facilitate these aims. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..

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