Bacillus sporothermodurans

Bacillus sporothermodurans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Bacillales
Family: Bacillaceae
Genus: Bacillus
Species: B. sporothermodurans
Binomial name
Bacillus sporothermodurans
Pettersson et al., 1996

Bacillus sporothermodurans is a species of bacteria notable for producing highly heat-resistant endospores, hence its name.[1] It is strictly aerobic. Its type strain is M215 (DSMZ 10599).[1]


  1. 1 2 Pettersson, B.; Lembke, F.; Hammer, P.; Stackebrandt, E.; Priest, F. G. (1996). "Bacillus sporothermodurans, a New Species Producing Highly Heat-Resistant Endospores". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 46 (3): 759–764. doi:10.1099/00207713-46-3-759. ISSN 0020-7713.

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