NC_006582:1017000 Bacillus clausii KSM-K16, complete genome
Host Lineage: Bacillus clausii; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria
General Information: Alkaliphilic strain of was isolated from soil. Alkaline-tolerant bacterium. Bacillus clausii is able to tolerate high pH levels and produces alkaline-tolerant enzymes particularly alkaline proteases. B. clausii have been isolated from soil and water. This organism has also been reported to have a beneficial effect in the human gut and is being considered for use as a probiotic.