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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Bacillus smithii
Bacillus smithii

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
50oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Respiration:
Bacillus smithii is a facultative anaerobe.

Gram Stain:
Bacillus smithii is Gram stain positive.

Motility:
Bacillus smithii is motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Bacillus smithii is used as a biological indicator for steam sterilization cycle validations.

Miscellaneous:
The name Bacillus smithii was assigned in 1988.

Human health and disease:
None known
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.


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