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==Habitat Information ==
 
==Habitat Information ==
Describe the location and conditions under which the organism was isolated.
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Date: January 26, 2018
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Temperature: 63° F
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Recent rainfall: 0 inches
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Air Pressure: 30.18
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Solar Radiation: 1021.8
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Address: 901 W. Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
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Name of soil type from NRCS map: Austin silty clay, 2-4% slopes, eroded
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Unit key from NRCS map: AsC2
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Location description: Outside of South Austin Medical Center, grass area between hospital and James Casey Dr, 1.5" to 2" deep from soil. The area is heavily walked on and does not appear to have much maintenance given by lanscaping.
  
 
==Description and Significance==
 
==Description and Significance==

Revision as of 04:04, 4 May 2018

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Classification

Domain: Bacteria; Phylum: Firmicutes; Class: Bacilli; Order: Bacillales; family: Bacillaceae; Genus: Bacillus

Species

NCBI: Taxonomy

Bacillus Subtilis

Habitat Information

Date: January 26, 2018

Temperature: 63° F

Recent rainfall: 0 inches

Air Pressure: 30.18

Solar Radiation: 1021.8

Address: 901 W. Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Name of soil type from NRCS map: Austin silty clay, 2-4% slopes, eroded

Unit key from NRCS map: AsC2

Location description: Outside of South Austin Medical Center, grass area between hospital and James Casey Dr, 1.5" to 2" deep from soil. The area is heavily walked on and does not appear to have much maintenance given by lanscaping.

Description and Significance

Describe the appearance (colonial and cellular), possible antimicrobial activity etc. of the organism, and why the organism might be significant.

Genome Structure

Describe the size and content of the genome. How many chromosomes? Circular or linear? Other interesting features? What is known about its sequence? Include S Ribosomal sequence that you obtained from PCR and sequencing here.


Cell Structure, Metabolism and Life Cycle

Interesting features of cell structure; how it gains energy; what important molecules it produces.


Physiology and Pathogenesis

Biochemical characteristics, enzymes made, other characteristics that may be used to identify the organism; contributions to environment (if any).
If relevant, how does this organism cause disease? Human, animal, plant hosts? Virulence factors, as well as patient symptoms.

References

[Sample reference] Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.

Author

Page authored by _____, student of Prof. Kristine Hollingsworth at Austin Community College.