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Bacillus thuringiensis

Taxonomy ID: 1428 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1428)
current name
Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner 1915
type strain of Bacillus thuringiensis: ATCC:10792, CCUG:7429, CIP:53.137, DSM:2046, HAMBI:478, JCM:20386, BCCM/LMG:7138, NBRC:101235, NCAIM B.01292, NCCB:70008, NRRL:HD-735, VKM:B-1544, IAM:12077
homotypic synonym:
"Bacillus cereus var. thuringiensis" Smith et al. 1952, effective name 1)
Bacillus sp. B1(2015b)
Bacillus sp. BHR1P2B1S
Bacillus sp. CHR1P1B2
Bacillus sp. DPC6431
Bacillus sp. GIBC-Kohala
Bacillus sp. JB
Bacillus sp. TB161
Bacillus sp. RM11(2019)
Bacillus sp. ZZQ-130
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus; Bacillus cereus group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 246,087 190,091 307
Protein 3,631,162 2,688,425 -
Structure 112 52 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 785 782 -
Conserved Domains 2 2 -
GEO Datasets 63 51 -
PubMed Central 7,538 7,538 -
Gene 115,742 19,090 -
SRA Experiments 756 624 -
Protein Clusters 7,307 7,307 -
Identical Protein Groups 735,116 627,271 -
Bio Project 293 214 -
Bio Sample 1,408 1,111 3
Bio Systems 3,378 223 -
Assembly 741 556 3
Probe 183 180 -
PubChem BioAssay 71 65 -
Taxonomy 154 1 -


Comments and References:

Baek I et al. (2019)
Baek, I., Lee, K., Goodfellow, M., and Chun, J. Comparative genomic and phylogenomic analyses clarify relationships within and between Bacillus cereus and Bacillus thuringiensis: proposal for the recognition of two bacillus thuringiensis genomovars." Front. Microbiol. (2019) 10:1978.
Berliner E (1915)
Berliner, E. "Uber die Schlaffsucht der Mehlmottenraupe (Ephestia kuhniella Zell) und ihren Erreger Bacillus thuringiensis n. sp." Zeitschrift fur angewandte Entomologie Berlin (1915) 2:29-56. [No PubMed record available.]
Joung KB & Cote JC (2002)
Joung, K.B., and Cote, J.C. "A single phylogenetic analysis of Bacillus thuringiensis strains and bacilli species inferred from 16S rRNA gene restriction fragment length polymorphism is congruent with two independent phylogenetic analyses." J. Appl. Microbiol. (2002) 93:1075-1082.
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.]
Nakamura LK (1994)
Nakamura, L.K. "DNA relatedness among Bacillus thuringiensis serovars." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1994) 44:125-129.
genome sequence
Determination of the DNA genome sequence of this strain has been or is being determined either in whole or in part.

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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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