Bacillus cellulosilyticus DSM 2522

Names Bacillus cellulosilyticus DSM 2522
Accession numbers NC_014829
Background Alkaliphilic Gram-positive Bacillus species have important industrial applications due to their ability to produce extracellular enzymes that are resistant to high pH and/or high temperature conditions. Soil bacterium strain N-4 is an industrially important strain that produces at least 3 different carboxymethylcellulases with different pH optima. Cells are rod-shaped, 2.0-3.0 um in length and 0.3-0.4 um in width, are motile by peritrichous flagella and produce spores. Colonies are circular to slightly irregular and cream-colored. Grows at between 20 and 40 degrees Celsius, with the optimum at around 37 degrees Celsius. The range of pH for growth is from 8 to 10, with the optimum at around pH 9-10. Tests positive for catalase and nitrate reduction and for the hydrolysis of soluble starch, Tweens 20, 40 and 60 and cellulose. It can grow at an NaCl concentration of 12% (w/v) NaCl, but not at 15%. The major isoprenoid quinone type is MK-7 (adapted from PMID 16280488). (HAMAP: BACCJ)
Strain DSM 2522
Complete Yes
Sequencing centre (14-DEC-2010) US DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive B310, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1698, USA
(29-DEC-2010) National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
Sequencing quality Level 6: Finished
Sequencing depth NA
Sequencing method NA
Isolation site Soil
Isolation country NA
Number of replicons 1
Gram staining properties Positive
Shape Bacilli
Mobility Yes
Flagellar presence Yes
Number of membranes 1
Oxygen requirements Aerobic
Optimal temperature 37.0
Temperature range Mesophilic
Habitat Multiple
Biotic relationship Free living
Host name NA
Cell arrangement NA
Sporulation Sporulating
Metabolism NA
Energy source NA
Diseases No
Pathogenicity No