Nakamura LK. Taxonomic relationship of black-pigmented Bacillus subtilis strains and a proposal for Bacillus atrophaeus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:295-300.
validly published under the ICNP
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.18994 (N = 61).
Strain DSM 675 was previously named "Bacillus globigii" Migula 1900, "red strain" or "Bacillus niger" Migula 1900, or "Bacillus subtilis var. niger" (Migula 1900) Smith et al. 1946. Strain DSM 2277 was previously named "Bacillus globigii" Migula 1900.Publication:
Kleinman R, Whigham EA. Bacteria-immune system interactions. VIII. Modulation of human cytotoxic reactions by crude lipoteichoic acid extracts of Bacillus globigii. J. Immunopharmacol 1983; 5:173-190.
The strains DSM 675 [= ATCC 9372 = CIP 77.18 = IFO (now NBRC) 13721 = NCIMB 8058 (formerly NCIB 8058; formerly NCDO 738)] and DSM 2277 [= ATCC 51189 = CIP 103406 = IAM 1633 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 8649 = NCTC 10073], used as bioindicators (DSM 675, hot-air sterilization control; DSM 2277, ethylene oxide sterilization control), previously allocated to Bacillus subtilis have been reclassified as Bacillus atrophaeus.Publication:
Fritze D, Pukall R. Reclassification of bioindicator strains Bacillus subtilis DSM 675 and Bacillus subtilis DSM 2277 as Bacillus atrophaeus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:35-37.