Species Information: Bacillus megaterium

Name Bacillus megaterium
NCBI Taxonomy ID 1404

Bacillus megaterium strains available at the CGC

Strain Genotype Description
DA1880 Bacillus megaterium. Bacteria. Str-R. L10 papilla 2; sporulation-defective mutant. This is a low-quality food that is difficult for the worms to eat, and is useful for studies of the effect of food on behavior, physiology, etc. [NOTE: This strain grows better on NGM than on LB media in CGC.] Described in J Exp Biol 206: 2441-2457. Biosafety Level: BSL-1.