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Bacillus subtilis

Bacillus subtilis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 7861

Current Name

Bacillus subtilis

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, Facultative Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info


Dextrin: +

Mannitol: +

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Gelatinase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: +

Strain Data

Bleachers Association, Bolton in 1949 / Bacillus subtilis var. niger / Cloth during rot-steeping

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

fabric;cloth during rot steeping

Previous Catalogue Name

Bacillus subtilis

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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