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Bacillus 1)

Taxonomy ID: 1386 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1386)
current name
Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved lists 1980)
homotypic synonym:
Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved lists 1980) emend. Gupta et al. 2020, emended name 2) in [Gupta RS et al. (2020)]
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name(s) Bacillus rRNA group 1
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Bacillota; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 1,537,783 -
Protein 28,222,817 586,847
Structure 3,860 1
Genome 126 1
Popset 7,715 6,535
Conserved Domains 220 84
GEO Datasets 7,260 -
PubMed Central 138,410 138,375
Gene 754,891 -
SRA Experiments 18,194 284
GEO Profiles 12,300 -
Protein Clusters 36,166 18,899
Identical Protein Groups 7,403,071 587,884
BioProject 5,044 64
BioSample 24,168 22
Assembly 9,675 -
PubChem BioAssay 6,551 65
Taxonomy 32,164 1


Comments and References:

Gupta RS et al. (2020), PubMed: abstract
Gupta, R.S., Patel, S., Saini, N., and Chen, S. "Robust demarcation of 17 distinct Bacillus species clades, proposed as novel Bacillaceae genera, by phylogenomics and comparative genomic analyses: description of Robertmurraya kyonggiensis sp. nov. and proposal for an emended genus Bacillus limiting it only to the members of the Subtilis and Cereus clades of species." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2020) 70(11):5753-5798.
Bacillus (LPSN link)
Bhandari V et al. (2013)
Bhandari, V., Ahmod, N.Z., Shah, H.N., and Gupta, R.S. "Molecular signatures for Bacillus species: demarcation of the Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus cereus clades in molecular terms and proposal to limit the placement of new species into the genus Bacillus." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2013) 63:2712-2726.
Cohn F (1872)
Cohn, F. "Untersuchungen uber Bakterien." Beitrage zur Biologie der Pflanzen, 1875 1 (Heft 2) (1872) 1:127-224. [No PubMed record available.]
De Bartolomeo A et al. (1991)
De Bartolomeo, A., Trotta, F., La Rosa, F., Saltalamacchia, G., and Mastrandrea, V. "Numerical analysis and DNA base compositions of some thermophilic Bacillus species." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1991) 41:502-509.
Fritze D et al. (1990)
Fritze, D., Flossdorf ,J., and Claus, D. "Taxonomy of alkaliphilic Bacillus strains." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1990) 40:92-97.
Logan NA & Berkeley RC (2000)
Logan, N.A., and Berkeley, R.C. "International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology Subcommittee on the taxonomy of genus Bacillus and related organisms. Minutes of the meeting, 18 August 1999, Sydney, Australia." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2000) 50:1409.
Rainey FA et al. (1994b)
Rainey, F.A., Fritze, D., and Stackebrandt, E. "The phylogenetic diversity of thermophilic members of the genus Bacillus as revealed by 16S rDNA analysis." FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (1994) 115:205-211.
Reva ON et al. (1995)
Reva, O.N., Vyunitskaya, V.A., Reznik, S.R., Kozachko, I.A., and Smirnov, V.V. "Antibiotic susceptibility as a taxonomic characteristic of the genus Bacillus." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1995) 45:409-411.
Reva ON et al. (2001)
Reva, O.N., Sorokulova, I.B., and Smirnov, V.V. "Simplified technique for identification of the aerobic spore-forming bacteria by phenotype." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:1361-1371.
Shida O et al. (1996)
Shida, O., Takagi, H., Kakowaki, K., and Komagata, K. "Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1996) 46:939-946. [No abstract available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]

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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. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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