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Unformatted text preview: DISTINCTIVE PROPERTIES: Members of the genus Bacillus are Gram-positive, rod-shaped, spore-formers that require oxygen. However, this is a very diverse group of organisms and some species are actually Gram-negative or facultative. B. anthracis produces a single antigenic type of capsule and several exotoxins. B. cereus produces enterotoxins that causes food poisoning....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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