Bacillus stearothermophilus

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Bacillus stearothermophilus

A spore-forming bacillus that may survive disinfection or sterilization. Its presence on a clinical instrument or surface is used as an indicator of inadequate sterility.
See also: Bacillus

Ba·cil·lus ste·a·ro·ther·moph·i·lus

(ba-sil-ŭs stēăr-ō-thĕr-mofi-lŭs)
A species in the genus Bacillus used as an indicator organism when testing the effectiveness of sterilization.
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Production, purification, and characterization of thermostable [alpha]-amylase from thermophilic Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Starch, 66: 182-189.
Cadmium ion biosorption by the thermophilic bacteria Geobacillus stearothermophilus and G.
Walsh, "Influence of thermosonication on Geobacillus stearothermophilus inactivation in skim milk," International Dairy Journal, vol.
By using six plates seeded with different bacteria under specific conditions (i.e., Bacillus subtilis at pH 8.0 [aminoglycosides], Geobacillus stearothermophilus var.
Cold Plasma Technology: Bactericidal Effects on Geobacillus Stearothermophilus and Bacillus Cereus Microorganisms.
While Sally was loading the steam sterilizer, she handed Rose a Geobacillus stearothermophilus spore strip to tape to the outside of one of the cassettes.
Lee, Zinc in lipase L1 from Geobacillus stearothermophilus L1 and structural implications on thermal stability, FEBS Lett., 579, 3461 (2005).
A baby food puree and a 0.05 M buffer of N-(2-Acetamido)-2-aminoethanesulfonic acid (ACES) at pH 7 were inoculated with two different spore strains--Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and Geobacillus stearothermophilus. The scientists treated the samples at 600 MPa at 90 C to 121 C in a lab-scale commercial high-pressure system for up to 30 minutes.
They are offered individually by either viable Geobacillus stearothermophilus or Bacillus atrophaeus.
The avicelase from Geobacillus stearothermophilus supported maximal avicelase activities at 50[degrees]C when this organism was grown in sugarcane bagasse treated and untreated.
3D structures of LPD1 and LPD2 were predicted by EsyPred3D which used Geobacillus stearothermophilus dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase crystal structure (PDB ID 1EBD) as the template (Table 3).