Brevibacillus brevis

Brevibacillus brevis

July 8th – Brevibacillus brevis is a Gram-positive, aerobic, spore-forming bacillus commonly found in soil, air, water, and decaying matter. It is rarely associated with infectious diseases. The antibiotics gramicidin and tyrocidine were first isolated from it. Brevibacillus brevis forms Gram-positive (variable) rods with optimal growth of 35-55°C. It is a motile spore-former with positive …

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