Bacillus Megaterium

Bacillus Megaterium - Oral Report When people hear the name...

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Oral Report When people hear the name bacteria they think, it is something hazardous , it is true that a lot of bacteria, cause diseases , but there are also some good ones among the bad ones, and the bacteria I’m going to talk about today is one of them. Bacillus megaterium is one of the largest eubacteria; hence the name says it all. Bacillus megaterium compared to most other Bacilli is very interesting to study from a genomics perspective. Bacillus megaterium has been studied extensively since the 1940's because it was one of the only species to have 100% of a culture sporulate as well as the ability to germinate synchronously . Bacillus megaterium is found in soil, rice paddies, honey, milk of lactating women, and toxic environments. Bacillus Megaterium is a saprophytic organism, meaning that they obtain food by absorbing dissolved organic material. These organisms are Psychrophiles or psychrotrophs. Bacillus Megaterium have the largest cell diameter of any aerobic spore former (1.2
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