Taxonomy of alkalophilic Bacillus strains by analysing the nucleotide sequence of the 16S-RNA gene

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  • Tang Thi Chinh

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https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v28n1.834

Abstract

Two alkalophilic Bacillus strains HA401 and IBT012, which produced alkaline a-amylase, were isolated from the Catba and Haiphong sea sides. The identification by classical method showed that they belonged to the genus Bacillus.

The nucleotide sequence of the 16S-RNA gene of these two strains showed that the one of the strain Bacillus IBT012 had 98% homology with the one of the strain Bacillus subtilis 2633 and the one of the strain Bacillus HA401 had 97% homology with the one of the strain Bacillus subtilis 2633. Therefore, these two isolated strains belonged to the species Bacillus subtilis.

The nucleotide sequence of the16S-RNA gene of the strain Bacillus HA401 was submited to the NCBI genbank database with the genbank accession number: AY279207.

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Published

31-03-2006

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Chinh, T. T. (2006). Taxonomy of alkalophilic Bacillus strains by analysing the nucleotide sequence of the 16S-RNA gene. Academia Journal of Biology, 28(1), 63–67. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v28n1.834

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