Bacillus coahuilensis

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Bacillus coahuilensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Bacillales
Family: Bacillaceae
Genus: Bacillus
Species: B. coahuilensis
Binomial name
Bacillus coahuilensis
Cerritos et al., 2008

Bacillus coahuilensis is a rod-shaped, Gram-positive, motile, spore-forming bacterium. This species was isolated from water samples taken from a highly saline desert lagoon in Coahuila, Mexico.[1]


  1. ^ Cerritos, R.; Vinuesa, P.; Eguiarte, L. E.; Herrera-Estrella, L.; Alcaraz-Peraza, L. D.; Arvizu-Gomez, J. L.; Olmedo, G.; Ramirez, E.; Siefert, J. L.; Souza, V. (1 April 2008). "Bacillus coahuilensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic species from a desiccation lagoon in the Cuatro Cienegas Valley in Coahuila, Mexico". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 58 (4): 919–923. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64959-0. PMID 18398195.

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