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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 598

Type strain: Yes

Species: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Strain Designation: F

Strain history: <- ATCC <- L.L. Campbell, F (Bacillus subtilis)

NCBI tax ID(s): 692420 (strain), 1390 (species)

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@ref: 2015

BacDive-ID: 598

DSM-Number: 7

keywords: antibiotic compound production, rod-shaped, motile, Gram-positive, psychrophilic, spore-forming, Bacteria, 16S sequence, genome sequence

description: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens F is a spore-forming, psychrophilic, Gram-positive bacterium that produces antibiotic compounds and was isolated from soil and industrial amylase fermentations.

NCBI tax id

NCBI tax idMatching level

strain history: <- ATCC <- L.L. Campbell, F (Bacillus subtilis)

doi: 10.13145/bacdive598.20220920.7

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 amyloliquefaciens
  • full scientific name: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (ex Fukomoto 1943) Priest et al. 1987

@ref: 2015

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Bacillales

family: Bacillaceae

genus: Bacillus

species: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

full scientific name: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (ex Fukumoto 1943) Priest et al. 1987 emend. Wang et al. 2008

strain designation: F

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 24474
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 1.8-3.0 µm
  • cell width: 0.7-0.9 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: yes
  • flagellum arrangement: peritrichous

colony morphology

  • @ref: 24474
  • medium used: medium of Gordon et al.

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

24474medium of Gordon et al.yes
35323MEDIUM 3 - Columbia agaryesColumbia agar (39.000 g);distilled water (1000.000 ml)
2015NUTRIENT AGAR (DSMZ Medium 1)yesName: NUTRIENT AGAR (DSMZ Medium 1) Composition: Agar 15.0 g/l Peptone 5.0 g/l Meat extract 3.0 g/l Distilled waterhttps://bacmedia.dsmz.de/medium/1

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

spore formation

  • @ref: 24474
  • spore description: central or paracentral
  • type of spore: spore
  • spore formation: yes

compound production

2015alpha amylase
2015inhibitors for glycoside hydrolases
2015restriction endonuclease BamFI (BamHI)


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentration
24474NaClpositivegrowth5 %(w/v)
24474NaClpositivegrowth10 %

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
2447453424tween 20+other
2447453423tween 40+other
2447453425tween 60+other
2447417925alpha-D-glucose+builds acid from
2447436219alpha-lactose+builds acid from
2447417057cellobiose+builds acid from
2447428757fructose+builds acid from
2447417234glucose+builds acid from
2447417754glycerol+builds acid from
2447417716lactose+builds acid from
2447417306maltose+builds acid from
2447429864mannitol+builds acid from
2447437684mannose+builds acid from
2447416634raffinose+builds acid from
2447417814salicin+builds acid from
2447430911sorbitol+builds acid from
2447417992sucrose+builds acid from
2447427082trehalose+builds acid from
2447416947citrate+carbon source
2447453424tween 20+degradation
2447453423tween 40+degradation
2447453425tween 60+degradation

metabolite production

  • @ref: 24474
  • Chebi-ID: 15688
  • metabolite: acetoin
  • production: yes

metabolite tests

  • @ref: 24474
  • Chebi-ID: 15688
  • metabolite: acetoin
  • voges-proskauer-test: +


  • @ref: 24474
  • value: arginine dihydrolase
  • activity: -
  • ec:

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample type
24474soil and industrial amylase fermentations

isolation source categories

#Engineered#Industrial#Industrial production

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 2015
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionlengthdatabaseNCBI tax ID
20218Bacillus amyloliquefaciens clone BamyloDH3R 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; 16S-23S internal transcribed spacer, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceAF478077408ena692420
20218Bacillus amyloliquefaciens clone DH-19 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; 16S-23S internal transcribed spacer, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceAF478078466ena692420
20218Bacillus amyloliquefaciens clone DH-11-1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; 16S-23S internal transcribed spacer, complete sequence; tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceAF478079584ena692420
20218Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain DSM7 (F) 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceAY055225500ena692420
20218Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MPA 1034 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceHQ2319131448ena1390
20218Zhouia sp. DSM7 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequenceKC439236910ena1343290
20218B.amyloliquefaciens 16S ribosomal RNAX606051427ena692420
2015Bacillus amyloliquefaciens gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequenceAB006920274ena692420

Genome sequences

  • @ref: 66792
  • description: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens DSM 7 = ATCC 23350 DSM 7
  • accession: GCA_000196735
  • assembly level: complete
  • database: ncbi
  • NCBI tax ID: 692420

GC content

201546.2thermal denaturation, midpoint method (Tm)
201544.5Buoyant density centrifugation (BD)

External links

@ref: 2015

culture collection no.: DSM 7, ATCC 23350, CCUG 28519, NRRL B-14393, Fukumoto strain F

straininfo link



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35323Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/15043
49266Curators of the CCUGCulture Collection University of Gothenburg (CCUG) (CCUG 28519)https://www.ccug.se/strain?id=28519
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)