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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 132364

Type strain: Yes

Species: Bacillus gobiensis

Strain Designation: FJAT-4402

Strain history: <- G. Liu, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Fuzhou, China; FJAT-4402

NCBI tax ID(s): 1441095 (species)

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@ref: 24153

BacDive-ID: 132364

DSM-Number: 29500

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria, aerobe, spore-forming, Gram-positive, motile, rod-shaped, colony-forming

description: Bacillus gobiensis FJAT-4402 is an aerobe, spore-forming, Gram-positive bacterium that forms circular colonies and was isolated from weed rhizosphere soil.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1441095
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- G. Liu, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Fuzhou, China; FJAT-4402

doi: 10.13145/bacdive132364.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Caryophanales
  • family: Bacillaceae
  • genus: Bacillus
  • species: Bacillus gobiensis
  • full scientific name: Bacillus gobiensis Liu et al. 2016

@ref: 24153

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Bacillales

family: Bacillaceae

genus: Bacillus

species: Bacillus gobiensis

full scientific name: Bacillus gobiensis Liu et al. 2016

strain designation: FJAT-4402

type strain: yes


cell morphology

@refgram staincell lengthcell widthcell shapemotilityconfidence
43836positive1.3-1.5 µm0.9-1.1 µmrod-shapedyes

colony morphology

  • @ref: 43836
  • colony size: 2-3 mm
  • colony color: Cream white
  • colony shape: circular
  • medium used: Nutrient agar

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

43836Nutrient agar (NA)yes
24153CASO AGAR (MERCK 105458) (DSMZ Medium 220)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/220Name: CASO AGAR (Merck 105458) (DSMZ Medium 220) Composition: Agar 15.0 g/l Casein peptone 15.0 g/l NaCl 5.0 g/l Soy peptone 5.0 g/l Distilled water

culture temp


culture pH

@refabilitytypepHPH range

Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 43836
  • oxygen tolerance: aerobe

spore formation

@refspore descriptiontype of sporespore formationconfidence
43836Oval, located subterminally and give rise to swollen sporangiaendosporeyes


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentrationhalophily levelconfidence
43836NaClpositivegrowth0-3 %(w/v)
43836NaClpositiveoptimum0 %(w/v)non-halophilic

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
43836168082-dehydro-D-gluconate-builds acid from
43836581435-dehydro-D-gluconate-builds acid from
4383615963ribitol-builds acid from
4383627613amygdalin-builds acid from
4383617108D-arabinose-builds acid from
4383618333D-arabitol-builds acid from
4383628847D-fucose-builds acid from
4383662318D-lyxose-builds acid from
4383616443D-tagatose-builds acid from
4383665327D-xylose-builds acid from
4383616813galactitol-builds acid from
4383617113erythritol-builds acid from
4383628260galactose-builds acid from
4383617754glycerol-builds acid from
4383628087glycogen-builds acid from
4383630849L-arabinose-builds acid from
4383618403L-arabitol-builds acid from
4383618287L-fucose-builds acid from
4383665328L-xylose-builds acid from
4383617716lactose-builds acid from
4383643943methyl alpha-D-mannoside-builds acid from
4383674863methyl beta-D-xylopyranoside-builds acid from
4383626546rhamnose-builds acid from
4383633942ribose-builds acid from
4383627922sorbose-builds acid from
4383617151xylitol-builds acid from
4383616947citrate-carbon source
4383618305arbutin+builds acid from
4383617057cellobiose+builds acid from
438364853esculin+builds acid from
4383628757fructose+builds acid from
4383628066gentiobiose+builds acid from
4383624265gluconate+builds acid from
4383617234glucose+builds acid from
4383617268myo-inositol+builds acid from
4383615443inulin+builds acid from
4383617306maltose+builds acid from
4383629864mannitol+builds acid from
4383637684mannose+builds acid from
438366731melezitose+builds acid from
4383628053melibiose+builds acid from
4383637657methyl D-glucoside+builds acid from
43836506227N-acetylglucosamine+builds acid from
4383616634raffinose+builds acid from
4383617814salicin+builds acid from
4383630911sorbitol+builds acid from
4383628017starch+builds acid from
4383617992sucrose+builds acid from
4383627082trehalose+builds acid from
4383632528turanose+builds acid from

metabolite production

4383616136hydrogen sulfideno

metabolite tests

@refChebi-IDmetabolitemethylred-testvoges-proskauer-testcitrate test


43836cytochrome oxidase-
43836arginine dihydrolase-
43836lysine decarboxylase-
43836ornithine decarboxylase-
43836tryptophan deaminase-

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinent
24153weed rhizosphere soilGobi desert, Xinjiang regionChinaCHNAsia
43836Weed rhizosphere soil of the Gobi desertGobi desert, Xinjiang Autonomous RegionChinaCHNAsia

isolation source categories

#Host#Plants#Herbaceous plants (Grass,Crops)
#Host Body-Site#Plant#Rhizosphere

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 24153
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 24153
  • description: Bacillus gobiensis 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: KF995513
  • length: 1432
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 1441095

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Bacillus gobiensis FJAT-4402GCA_001278705chromosomencbi1441095
66792Bacillus gobiensis FJAT-44022651869764completeimg1441095

GC content

  • @ref: 24153
  • GC-content: 42
  • method: high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 24153

culture collection no.: DSM 29500, CGMCC 1.12902


  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 26530456
  • title: Bacillus gobiensis sp. nov., isolated from a soil sample.
  • authors: Liu B, Liu GH, Cetin S, Schumann P, Pan ZZ, Chen QQ
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000729
  • year: 2015
  • mesh: Bacillus/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Base Composition, China, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, *Desert Climate, Diaminopimelic Acid/chemistry, Fatty Acids/chemistry, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Peptidoglycan/chemistry, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, *Rhizosphere, Sequence Analysis, DNA, *Soil Microbiology, Vitamin K 2/chemistry
  • topic2: Genetics


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
24153Curators of the DSMZhttps://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-29500Leibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 29500)
43836Bo Liu, Guo-Hong Liu, Sengonca Cetin, Peter Schumann, Zhi-Zhen Pan, Qian-Qian ChenBacillus gobiensis sp. nov., isolated from a soil sample10.1099/ijsem.0.000729IJSEM 66: 379-384 201626530456
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes
66794Antje Chang, Lisa Jeske, Sandra Ulbrich, Julia Hofmann, Julia Koblitz, Ida Schomburg, Meina Neumann-Schaal, Dieter Jahn, Dietmar SchomburgBRENDA, the ELIXIR core data resource in 2021: new developments and updates10.1093/nar/gkaa1025Nucleic Acids Res. 49: D498-D508 202033211880
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes