Bacillus aerophilus

Bacillus aerophilus is a species of bacteria first isolated from cryogenic tubes used for collecting air samples from high altitudes, hence its name. Its type strain is 28KT (=MTCC 7304T =JCM 13347T).[1]


  1. ^ Shivaji, S. (2006). "Bacillus aerius sp. nov., Bacillus aerophilus sp. nov., Bacillus stratosphericus sp. nov. and Bacillus altitudinis sp. nov., isolated from cryogenic tubes used for collecting air samples from high altitudes". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 56 (7): 1465–1473. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64029-0. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 16825614. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Gowdhaman, D.; Manaswini, V.S.; Jayanthi, V.; Dhanasri, M.; Jeyalakshmi, G.; Gunasekar, V.; Sugumaran, K.R.; Ponnusami, V. (2014). "Xylanase production from Bacillus aerophilus KGJ2 and its application in xylooligosaccharides preparation". International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 64: 90–98. doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2013.11.012. ISSN 0141-8130. 
  • Gowdhaman, Dharmalingam, et al. "Optimization of the xylanase production with the newly isolated Bacillus aerophilus KGJ2." TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI 39.1 (2014): 70-77.
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