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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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
anthracis spores (Corsi, Walker, Liljestrand, Hubbard, & Poppendieck, 2007; Juergensmeyer, Gingras, Scheffrahn, & Weinberg, 2007; Kolb & Schneiter, 1950; U.
Monkeys and rabbits were exposed to Bacillus anthracis spores, and subsequently given Anthrasil or a placebo.
anthracis, escalating the risk that it can be stolen for nefarious purposes.
The etiology of anthrax, based on the life history of Bacillus anthracis [in German].
A decade of accelerated research on B anthracis and the very closely related organisms Bacillus cereus and Bacillus thuringiensis have yielded extensive new information about disease pathogenesis and interspecies and intraspecies genetic variation.
coli, Salmonella, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Bacillus anthracis, the bacterium that causes anthrax, as well as sensors that can detect various viruses, including the influenza virus.
Their topics include the outer structure of the Bacillus anthracis spore, the genome, iron acquisition by the bacteria, anthrax toxins, interactions with macrophages, dissemination through hosts, vaccines, and anthrax as a weapon of war and terrorism.
The present study is aimed at assessing the ability of Klebsiella oxytoca, Citrobacter freundii and Bacillus anthracis to reduce arsenate into arsenite.
Recently our laboratories have designed and tested assays for chromosomal genes (Bacillus anthracis gyrA GenBank accession no.
When Bacillus anthracis infects a mammal, it secretes three proteins that together prove lethal.
anthracis and other bioterrorism agents on inert surfaces and in aqueous suspensions, the resistance of B.