Bacillus subtilis

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Noun1.Bacillus subtilis - a species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matterBacillus subtilis - a species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matter; some strains produce antibiotics
B, bacillus - aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
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elegans lifespan increased by nearly 15 percent, to about two weeks, when researchers fed the worms nitric oxide-producing B.
Dried skim milk decreased the extent of inactivation of B.
Canadian researchers inoculated pasteurized beer with high concentrations of B.
He presents this volume as both an overview of recent research on B.
Bacillus subtilis: If you ever need to take an antibiotic, you don't want to take B.
They reported that a previously identified bacteria-killing compound called S-(2-aminoethyl)-L-cysteine appears to work by flipping this switch and fooling B.
Two hundred and twenty-five bacterial isolates were tested; upon analysis of the numerical results, the most successful antibiotic producers were revealed to be POXD2F100 (closest relative being Enterobacter gergoviae) against B.
Drawn by the enticing aromas, beetles enter a T-shaped plastic trap and crawl into a container, where their hairy bodies pick up microorganisms such as B.