NC_017138:2293576 Bacillus megaterium WSH-002 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Bacillus megaterium; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria
General Information: Bacillus megaterium is a naturally occurring soil bacterium, originally named because of its large size in relation to E. coli. This bacterium produces a number of useful enzymes, such as, amylases and proteases which have industrial uses. In addition this organism can be used for the production and export of other economically important compounds.