Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens


Taxonavigation: Bacillales 

Superregnum: Bacteria
Group: Terrabacteria group
Phylum: Firmicutes
Classis: Bacilli
Ordo: Bacillales

Familia: Bacillaceae
Genus: Bacillus
Genus: Bacillus subtilis group
Species: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens
Strain: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens DSM 7 –Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 –Bacillus amyloliquefaciens LL3 –Bacillus amyloliquefaciens PGK1 –Bacillus amyloliquefaciens TA208



Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (ex Fukumoto 1943) Priest et al. 1987, "Bacillus amyloliquifaciens" (sic) Fukumoto 1943, Bacillus velezensis Ruiz-Garcia et al. 2005

Equivalent Name


Bacillus velezensis, Bacillus amyloliquifaciens, Bacillus sp. 39(2011), Bacillus sp. 51(2011), Bacillus sp. M7(2010), Bacillus sp. M16(2010), Bacillus sp. HU1



Fukumoto, J. "Studies on the production of bacterial amylase. I. Isolation of bacteria secreting potent amylases and their distribution." J. Agric. Chem. Soc. Jpn. (1943) 19:487-503.

Heyndrickx, M., Lebbe, L., Vancanneyt, M., Kersters, K., De Vos, P., Logan, N.A., Forsyth, G., Nazli, S., Ali, N., and Berkeley, R.C.W. "A polyphasic reassessment of the genus Aneurinibacillus, reclassification of Bacillus thermoaerophilus (Meier-Stauffer et al. 1996) as Aneurinibacillus thermoaerophilus comb. nov., and emended descriptions of A. aneurinilyticus corrig., and A. migulanus, and A. thermoaerophilus." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:808-817.

Priest, F.G., Goodfellow, M., Shute, L.A., and Berkeley, R.C.W. "Bacillus amyloliquefaciens sp. nov., nom. rev." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1987) 37:69-71.

Ruiz-Garcia, C., Bejar, V., Martinez-Checa, F., Llamas, I,. and Quesada, E. "Bacillus velezensis sp. nov., a surfactant-producing bacterium isolated from the river Velez in Malaga, southern Spain." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2005) 55:191-195. Published online 30 July 2004. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63310-0

Wang, L.-T., Lee, F.-L., Tai, C.-J., and Kuo, H.-P. "Bacillus velezensis is a later heterotypic synonym of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2008) 58:671-675.