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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Pseudomonas specie showed phytase enzyme activity as stated by Cosgrove et al., (1970) and Bacillus subtilis also showed phytase enzyme activity as stated by Powar and Jagannathan (1982) and Shimizu (1992).
Strain 1S and 4S exhibited similar characteristics to phylogenetically close Bacillus subtilis subsp.
The production of extracellular alkaline protease by Bacillus subtilis RSKK-96 has been studied with solid state fermentation (Akcan and Uyar, 2011).
kurstakii (FDP-41, BAB-410), 1 strain of Bacillus subtilis (EK-7), 1 strain of Pseudomonas chlororaphis (NEM-28) and 1 strain of Bacillus sphaericus GC sub-group D (FD-49) and additionally 1 Beauveria bassiana (ET 10) fungus isolate were examined for their insecticidal activities in this study.
The researchers deposited spore preparations of Bacillus subtilis and Geobacillus stearothermophilus onto the surface of borosilicate glass microscope slides at about [10.sup.9] cfu per [g.sup.-1] of total milk solids.
Researchers have very recently hypothesized that Bacillus subtilis generates potent probiotic effects, including "the production of antimicrobials, stimulation of the immune system, and overall enhancement of gut micro flora." (31)