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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A simple and cost-saving approach to optimize the production of subtilisin NAT by submerged cultivation of Bacillus subtilis Natto. J Agri Food Chem., 2009; 57: 292-96.
In this sense, the aim of this study was to evaluate the production of nystose by Bacillus subtilis natto CCT 7712 using low-cost substrates such as commercial sucrose, sugarcane molasses and sugarcane juice.
Radecka, Bacillus subtilis Natto: a Non-Toxic Source of Poly-g-glutamic Acid that Could be Used as a Cryoprotectant for Probiotic Bacteria., Amb Express, 3, 36 (2013).
Effect of Bacillus subtilis natto on growth performance IBW (kg/h) FBW (kg/h) Number 20 20 Control 30.09 [+ or -] 0.44 101.55 [+ or -] 8.70 B group (1) 30.13 [+ or -] 0.41 103.39 [+ or -] 10.61 BB group (1) 30.04 [+ or -] 0.39 103.62 [+ or -] 11.24 F-value 0.10 0.54 ADFI (kg/d x h) ADG (kg/d x h) Number 5 20 Control 2.22 [+ or -] 0.11 0.85 [+ or -] 0.09 B group (1) 2.26 [+ or -] 0.10 0.87 [+ or -] 0.07 BB group (1) 2.27 [+ or -] 0.14 0.88 [+ or -] 0.10 F-value 0.35 0.26 F/G (kg/kg) Number 5 Control 2.61 [+ or -] 0.15 B group (1) 2.59 [+ or -] 0.13 BB group (1) 2.59 [+ or -] 0.10 F-value 0.08 Bacillus subtilis, B.
A comparison of relative extracellular amylase: protease activity of mucoid Bacillus isolates and nonmucoid Bacillus subtilis strain revealed that a higher ratio was found in PGA-producing Bacillus licheniformis strain T which produced PGA on all media tested, as compared to strain F or strain Bacillus subtilis natto, which produced PGA only in some media.