Bacillus cirroflagellosus
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Bacillales, Family Bacillaceae, Genus Bacillus, Bacillus cirroflagellosus  ZoBell and Upham
(1944). Note: this species is not included neither in Euzeby's LPSN nor in Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Vol. 3, 2009.
Gram-positive, 0.5-0.6 / 2.0-3.5 μm, motile with tufts of flagella. Spores are ellipsoidal,
central or paracentral, swelling the sporangium.
Maximum growth temperature, 30 ºC; minimum temperature, 10 ºC. No growth in
anaerobic agar, 5-10% NaCl or at 5.7 pH.
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Isolated from  marine mud.
Unknown.
  1. Gordon R.E., Haynes W.C., Pang C.H. (1973) – The genus Bacillus . Agriculture Handbook No. 427, U.S.D.A., Washington D.C.
  2. Buchanan R.E., Gibbons N.E., Cowan S.T., Holt J.G., Liston J., Murray R.G.E., Niven C.F., Ravin A.W., Stanier R.W. ( 1974) –  
    Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, Eight Edition, The Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore.
Positive results for catalase, hydrolysis of starch & reduction of nitrate to nitrite.
Negative results for decomposition of casein, decomposition of tyrosine,
Voges-Proskauer reaction, resistance to lysozyme, citrate utilization, indole production,
acid froduction from: glucose, mannitol, arabinose & xylose.
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