Bacillus megaterium

Bacillus megaterium is a rod-like, gram-positive, mainly aerobic spore forming bacterium found in widely diverse habitats.

Benefits of Bacillus megaterium

  • Used as an industrial organism as it is able to produce a variety of proteins
  • Source of bioremediation
  • Increases the Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR)

Specifications for Bacillus megaterium

Description Brown to dark brown colour powder with characteristic odour
Identification Ellipsoidal spores
Water activity (aW) Not more than 1.0
Standard concentration 10/15/20/50/100 Billion cfu/gm
Escherichia coli
Salmonella species
Staphylococcus aureus
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Should be absent/10g
Should be absent/10g
Should be absent/g
Should be absent/g
Yeast & Mould Count Not more than 100 cfu/g