Bacillus anthracis

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Synonyms for Bacillus anthracis

a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs)

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Committee for Comprehensive Review of DoD Laboratory Procedures, Processes, and Protocols Associated with Inactivating Bacillus anthracis Spores.
Finally, PCR was positive for the genes encoding the Protective Antigen (PA) and also capsular region (CAP) confirming Bacillus anthracis in all patients.
Key words: Anthrax, Bacillus anthracis Sterne strain, 16S rRNA, molecular characterization, sequencing, phylogenetic analysis
Monkeys and rabbits were exposed to Bacillus anthracis spores, and subsequently given Anthrasil or a placebo.
The etiology of anthrax, based on the life history of Bacillus anthracis [in German].
Fatal pneumonia among metalworkers due to inhalation exposure to Bacillus cereus containing Bacillus anthracis toxin genes.
of Minnesota, Minneapolis) writes a fascinating biography on bacillus anthracis, one of the hardiest and most violent of infectious threats to the health and livelihood of humankind.
Another shows the "Genetic diversity of bacillus anthracis in North America", and one explains "The role of urban agriculture in promoting adaptive capacity of urban food systems to global phosphorus scarcity" in a group dance.
The technology can also be used to remove Bacillus anthracis spores from egg whites.
Bacillus anthracis showed the highest sensitivity to all the extracts with the highest zone of inhibition (33mm).
This easy-to-use, automated, and highly accurate real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) instrument could detect as few as 30 Bacillus anthracis spores in a U.
While working with Doctor Theresa Gallagher and her team at the Biodefense Institute, part of the Medical Biotechnology Centre of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the two groups of scientists tested the effects of tea and coffee on anthrax, or bacillus anthracis.
Bacillus anthracis, Bacillus cereus, and Bacillus thuringiensis: one species on the basis of genetic evidence.
Some studies have indicated that Bacillus anthracis spores can be killed with MB in the context of commodity and soil fumigation (Kolb & Schneiter, 1950; Pilipenko, 1976; Polyakov, Kulikovskii, & Pilipenko, 1976; Polyakov, Pilipenko, Volkovskii, & Kulikovskii, 1980).
When Bacillus anthracis infects a mammal, it secretes three proteins that together prove lethal.