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Bacillus coagulans
Bacillus coagulans
Small to medium or large colonies with a slightly undulated margin. The variation in colony size on the same agar plate may give the impression that the culture is impure.

General characteristics: Gram-positive. Catalase-positive. Motile. Attacks sugars by fermentation. Bacillus coagulans is facultatively thermophilic growing at temperatures up to 55 - 60°C.
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