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Geobacillus stearothermophilus

Taxonomy ID: 1422 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1422)
current name
Geobacillus stearothermophilus (Donk 1920) Nazina et al. 2001 emend. Coorevits et al. 2012
type strain of Geobacillus stearothermophilus: ATCC:12980, BCRC:11092, BGSC:9A20, CCM:2062, CCUG:26241, CIP:66.23, DSM:22, IAM:11062, IFO:12550, JCM:2501, KCTC:1665, KCTC:1752, BCCM/LMG:6939, NBRC:12550, NCCB:75019, NCDO:1768, NCIMB:8923, NCTC:10339, NRRL:B:1172, VKM:B:510, personal::R-35646
homotypic synonym:
Bacillus stearothermophilus Donk 1920 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. approb. 1)
Bacillus sp. 28
Bacillus sp. 3
Bacillus sp. 32A
Geobacillus sp. R-32504
Geobacillus sp. R-32640
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Bacillus thermoliquefaciens
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Geobacillus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 9,261 8,744
Protein 68,428 60,842
Structure 609 595
Genome 1 1
Popset 95 95
GEO Datasets 8 8
PubMed Central 3,664 3,664
Gene 75 75
SRA Experiments 35 23
Protein Clusters 29 29
Identical Protein Groups 25,152 23,277
Bio Project 31 18
Bio Sample 49 35
Bio Systems 206 -
Assembly 18 15
Probe 16 16
PubChem BioAssay 107 107
Taxonomy 8 1


Comments and References:

Blanc M et al. (1997)
Blanc, M., Marilley, L., Beffa, T., and Aragno, M. "Rapid identification of heterotrophic, thermophilic, spore-forming bacteria isolated from hot composts." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:1246-1248.
Burgess SA et al. (2017)
Burgess, S.A., Flint, S.H., Lindsay, D., Cox, M.P., and Biggs, P.J. "Insights into the Geobacillus stearothermophilus species based on phylogenomic principles." BMC Microbiol. (2017) 17:140.
Coorevits A et al. (2012)
Coorevits, A., Dinsdale, A.E., Halket, G., Lebbe, L., De Vos, P., Van Landschoot, A., and Logan, N.A. "Taxonomic revision of the genus Geobacillus: emendation of Geobacillus, G. stearothermophilus, G. jurassicus, G. toebii, G. thermodenitrificans and G. thermoglucosidans (nom. corrig., formerly 'thermoglucosidasius'); transfer of Bacillus thermantarcticus to the genus as G. thermantarcticus comb. nov.; proposal of Caldibacillus debilis gen. nov., comb. nov.; transfer of G. tepidamans to Anoxybacillus as A. tepidamans comb. nov.; and proposal of Anoxybacillus caldiproteolyticus sp. nov." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2012) 62:1470-1485.
Donk PJ (1920), other link:
Donk, P.J. "A highly resistant thermophilic organism." J. Bacteriol. (1920) 5:373-374. [No abstract available.]
Galesloott TE & Labots H (1959)
Galesloott, T.E., and Labots, H. "Thermofiele sporevormers in melk, vooral met betrekking tot de bereiding van gesteriliseerde melk en chocolademelk." Ned. Melk-Zuivel Tijdschr. (1959) 13:155-179. [No PubMed record available.]
Nazina TN et al. (2001)
Nazina, T.N., Tourova, T.P., Poltaraus, A.B., Novikova, E.V., Grigoryan, A.A., Ivanova, A.E., Lysenko, A.M., Petrunyaka, V.V., Osipov, G.A., Belyaev, S.S., and Ivanov, M.V. "Taxonomic study of aerobic thermophilic bacilli and descriptions of Geobacillus subterraneus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Geobacillus uzenensis sp. nov. from petroleum reservoirs and transfer of Bacillus stearothermophilus, Bacillus thermocatenulatus, Bacillus thermoleovorans, Bacillus kaustophilus, Bacillus thermoglucosidasius and Bacillus thermodenitrificans to Geobacillus as the new combinations G. stearothermophilus, G. thermocatenulatus, G. thermoleovorans, G. kaustophilus, G. thermoglucosidasius and G. thermodenitrificans." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:433-466.
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Bacillus stearothermophilus)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [See 'Approved Lists of Bacterial Names' LinkOut below.]

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