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Bacillus velezensis

Taxonomy ID: 492670 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid492670)
current name
Bacillus velezensis Ruiz-Garcia et al. 2005
type strain of Bacillus velezensis: BCCM/LMG:22478, personal::CR-502, CECT:5686, CCUG:50740, not CECT 5687, KCTC:13102, NRRL:B-41580, BCRC:17467, KCTC:13012
Bacillus sp. 5RB
Bacillus sp. CBMB205
Bacillus sp. JJ-D34
Bacillus sp. KACC 18228
Bacillus sp. NRRL B-41580
Bacillus sp. NRRL B-4257
Bacillus sp. YC7007
Bacillus sp. YC7010
Bacillus sp. YJ11-1-4
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum Borriss et al. 2011
type strain of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum: BGSC:10A6, DSM:23117, personal::FZB42
heterotypic synonym
Bacillus methylotrophicus Madhaiyan et al. 2010 emend. Dunlap et al. 2015
type strain of Bacillus methylotrophicus: KACC:13105, NCCB:100236, personal::CBMB205, CMCB:205
heterotypic synonym
"Bacillus oryzicola" Chung et al. 2015, effective name 1)
type strain of "Bacillus oryzicola": personal::YC7010, KACC:18228
heterotypic synonym
Bacillus methylotrophicus subsp. plantarum
Bacillus subtilis GB03
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus; Bacillus subtilis group; Bacillus amyloliquefaciens group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 22,302 21,719 122
Protein 1,016,490 969,351 -
Structure 9 - -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 326 326 -
GEO Datasets 22 8 -
PubMed Central 511 454 -
Gene 35,672 3,895 -
SRA Experiments 277 234 -
Protein Clusters 1,870 1,870 -
Identical Protein Groups 190,044 187,617 -
Bio Project 327 308 -
Bio Sample 717 393 168
Bio Systems 2,725 250 -
Assembly 355 340 2
Probe 21 - -
Taxonomy 17 1 -


Comments and References:

Borriss R et al. (2011)
Borriss, R., Chen, X.-H., Rueckert, C., Blom, J., Becker, A., Baumgarth, B., Fan, B., Pukall, R., Schumann, P., Sproer, C., Junge, H., Vater, J., Puhler, A., and Klenk, H.-P. "Relationship of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens clades associated with strains DSM 7T and FZB42T: a proposal for Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. amyloliquefaciens subsp. nov. and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum subsp. nov. based on complete genome sequence comparisons." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2011) 61:1786-1801.
Chung EJ et al. (2015b)
Chung, E.J., Hossain, M.T., Khan, A., Kim, K.H., Jeon, C.O., and Chung, Y.R. "Bacillus oryzicola sp. nov., an endophytic bacterium isolated from the roots of rice with antimicrobial, plant growth promoting, and systemic resistance inducing activities in rice." Plant Pathol. J. (2015) 31:152-164.
Dunlap CA et al. (2015)
Dunlap, C.A., Kim, S.J., Kwon, S.W., and Rooney, A.P. "Phylogenomic analysis shows that Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum is a later heterotypic synonym of Bacillus methylotrophicus." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2015) 65:2104-2109.
Dunlap CA et al. (2016)
Dunlap, C.A., Kim, S.-J., Kwon, S.-W., and Rooney, A.P. "Bacillus velezensis is not a later heterotypic synonym of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens; Bacillus methylotrophicus, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum and 'Bacillus oryzicola' are later heterotypic synonyms of Bacillus velezensis based on phylogenomics." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2016) 66:1212-1217.
Fan B et al. (2017)
Fan, B., Blom, J., Klenk, H.-P., and Borriss, R. "Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Bacillus velezensis, and Bacillus siamensis form an 'Operational Group B. amyloliquefaciens' within the B. subtilis species complex." Front. Microbiol. (2017) 8:22.
Madhaiyan M et al. (2010f)
Madhaiyan, M., Poonguzhali, S., Kwon, S.-W., and Sa, T.-M. "Bacillus methylotrophicus sp. nov. a methanol-utilizing, plant-growth-promoting bacterium isolated from rice rhizosphere soil." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2010) 60:2490-2495.
Ruiz-Garcia C et al. (2005)
Ruiz-Garcia, C., Bejar, V., Martinez-Checa, F., Llamas, I,. and Quesada, E. "Bacillus velezensis sp. nov., a surfactant-producing bacterium isolated from the river Velez in Malaga, southern Spain." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2005) 55:191-195. Published online 30 July 2004. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63310-0. [N.B.: the type strain is listed as CECT 5686 in the abstract, but as CECT 5687 in the body of the text. CECT 5686 is apparently correct, according to the annotation at the CECT.]
genome sequence
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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. [Full text] [PubMed]

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