Query: NC_014639:3584000 Bacillus atrophaeus 1942 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Bacillus atrophaeus; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria General Information: A gram-positive Bacillus species that produces a brownish-black pigment on nutrient agar. Bacillus atrophaeus is a soil-dwelling, non-pathogenic, aerobic spore-forming bacillus related to B. subtilis.
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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.