Living Organisms / Monera (Bacteria) / Bacteria with Gram positive staining cell-walls / Genus:
Bacillus
Bacterial genera and types to have Wildpro links
Morphology and Staining
Genera "type species"
References

Bacterial Species to have Wildpro links

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Morphology and Staining

Shape "Cells rod-shaped, straight or nearly so." (B75)
Staining "Gram-positive, or positive only in the early stages of growth, or negative." (B75)
Size " micrometre diameter." (B75)
"1.5-2.5 micrometre length." (B75)
Spore formation "Endospores formed: very resistant to many adverse conditions, not more than one per cell; sporulation not repressed by exposure to air" (B75)
Motility "Flagella distributed all over the cell surface (peritrichous) or degenerately peritrichous" (B75)
Growth Temperature --
Metabolism "Aerobic or facultatively anaerobic." (B75)
Notes Bacillus species very variable in their nutritional requirements and growth conditions. (B75)

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Genera "Type Species"

  • Bacillus subtilis (B75)

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Primary References at the level of this taxa

Genus Author

Suzanne Boardman
B47 John F Timoney, James H Gillespie, Fredric W Scott, Jeffrey E Barlough
Hagan and Bruner's Microbiology and Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals - Eight Edition
B88 Dwight C Hirsh and Yuan Chuang Zee
Veterinary Microbiology
B21 P J Quinn, M E Carter, B Markey, G R Carter
Clinical Veterinary Microbiology
B75 Noel R Krieg and John G Holt
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology - Volume 2

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