Bacillus firmus

Bacillus firmus
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Bacillales
Family: Bacillaceae
Genus: Bacillus
Species: B. firmus
Binomial name
Bacillus firmus
Bredemann and Werner 1933[1]

Bacillus firmus is a species of bacteria within the genus Bacillus. Some strains of this species are very alkaline-tolerant and may grow in environments with pH as high as 11.[2]

Further reading


  1. Bredemann, G., and Werner, W.: In: Werner, W. "Botanische beschreibung haufinger am buttersaureabbau beteiligter sporenbildender bakterienspezies." Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. II (1933) 87:446-475.
  2. GUFFANTI, A. A.; BLANCO, R.; BENENSON, R. A.; KRULWICH, T. A. (1 July 1980). "Bioenergetic Properties of Alkaline-tolerant and Alkalophilic Strains of Bacillus firmus". Microbiology. 119 (1): 79–86. doi:10.1099/00221287-119-1-79.

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