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Microbial Database
Bacillus thuringiensis
Phylogenetic Information
  Domain : Bacteria
     Kingdom : Eubacteria
         Phylum : Firmicutes
             Class : Bacilli
                 Order : Bacillales
                      Genus : Bacillus
                         Species : thuringiensis

Bacillus thuringiensis

General Characteristics
  Cellmorphology :  Rod
Colonymorphology :  Circular, Flat, Entire, Undulate, Curdy
Cellsize :  ~ 5 µm x ~ 1.5 µm
Sporulation :  Yes (Endospore)
Celltype :  Gram Positive
 
Biochemical Characteristics
  IMViC :  I-,V+
Gelatin utilization :  +ve
Casein hydrolysis :  +ve
Catalase :  +ve
Growth at 45° Celsius :  +ve
Growth with 0.1% phenol :  N/A
 
Growth Characteristics
  Growth media :  Nutreint Agar ( NA)
Maintenance media :  Nutreint Agar ( NA)
Growth temperature :  30 – 35 °C
Incubation days :  2
Sub culturing period :  Every 4 – 6 months
Medium of isolation :  Nutreint Agar (NA)
 
Preservation Details
  Liquid Nitrogen : N/A
Freeze drying :  N/A
Active culture :  N/A slants
Storage under mineral oil :  N/A
Storage at 4° C :  N/A slants
Other method :  20% Glycerol stock -20°C
 
Other Information
  Marker type :  16S rRNA gene
 
 
 
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