Aneurinibacillus aneurinilyticus
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Bacillales, Family Paenibacillaceae, Genus Aneurinibacillus, Aneurinibacillus aneurinilyticus
(Shida et al. 1996) Heyndrickx et al. 1997.
Hystorical synonyms:
Bacillus aneurinolyticus  Aoyoma (1952).
0.8-1.0 / 3.0-5.0 μm, motile peritrichously and abundant flagellated, Gram-positive.
Spores are ellipsoidal, subterminal or terminal, swelling the sporangium (variable).
Maximum growth temperature 50 ºC, minimum 20 ºC.
Do not grow at pH 5.7.        
No growth in anaerobic agar.
No growth in  5% NaCl  or in  10% NaCl .
Isolated from human feces.
Unknown.
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Positive results for catalase, nitrates reduction, decomposition of tyrosine,
decomposition of thiamine, resistance to lysozyme.
Negative results for citrate utilization, indole production, Voges-Proskauer reaction,
starch hydrolysis, decomposition of casein, acid production from glucose,
mannitol,arabinose & xylose.
(c) Costin Stoica
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