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1. Bacillus
A class of bacteria which are rod-shaped. Belonging to this class are: E. coli , Salmonella , Shigella, Klebsiella , Enterobacter , Clostridia; of these, Bacillus Calmett-Gu rin is administered for vaccination against tuberculosis ; bacteria causing tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and tuberculosis are also rod-shaped.

2. Bacillus (pl. bacilli)
A rod-shaped bacterium .

3. Bacillus amyloliquifaciens
B. amyloliquifaciens is a Gram-positive , rod-shaped bacterium used to produce alpha- amylase and serine protease .

4. Bacillus licheniformis
B. lichemiformis is a Gram-positive , rod-shaped bacterium which is used in the biotech industry to produce the protease enzyme subtilisin.

5. Bacillus popilliae
B. popilliae is a Gram-positive bacterium which attacks only the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) and is therefore used in some places in the U.S. to kill the beetles. When the larvae are infected, they turn white because of all the bacterial spores (endospores) that develop in the insects' hemolymph (blood equivalent).

6. Bacillus subtilis
B. subtilis is a Gram-positive , rod-shaped, nonpathogenic bacterium which lives in soil. Its genome has been widely studied and is frequently used in genetic engineering and microbiology experiments.

7. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)
Bacillus thuringiensis is a bacterium that kills insects (mainly in the genera Lepidoptera, Diptera and Coleoptera) and is a major component of the microbial pesticide industry. Researchers are also investigating ways to incorporate the bacterium's insect toxins into the genomes of plants to make insect-resistant crops.

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