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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Bacillales, Family Bacillaceae, Genus Bacillus, Bacillus acidiproducens Jung, Kim and Chang,
2009.
Gram-positive slightly curved rods, 0.8-1.2 x 4.0-4.5 µm, motile by a single polar
flagella. Produce subterminal, ellipsoidal endospores.
Colonies on TSA are round, flat, white or ivory, 5 mm in diameter. Aerobic, facultatively
anaerobic.
Grow at 30-55 ºC, at pH 5-7 and in 5% NaCl broth (not in 7% NaCl).
Isolated from vineyard soil in Daejeon, Korea.
Undetermined.
  1. M.Y. Jung, J.-Su Kim and Y.-H. Chang, 2009. Bacillus acidiproducens sp. nov., vineyard soil isolates that produce lactic acid.
    IJSEM 59, 2226-2231.
Positive results for catalase, Voges-Proskauer, acid production from: L-arabinose,
D-glucose, D-mannitol, D-mannose, D-xylose, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, D-fructose,
galactose,  lyxose, raffinose, rhamnose, ribose & sucrose.

Negative results for oxidase, deamination of phenylalanine, beta-galactosidase, lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase,  
hydrolysis of urea, hydrolysis of gelatin, indole production, H
2S production, nitrate reduction, hydrolysis of casein, citrate utilization,  
hydrolysis of Tween 80, methyl red test, acid production from: glycogen, salicin, starch, lactose & D-trehalose.
Bacillus acidiproducens
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