Welcome to the Bacillus Genetic Stock Center (BGSC) web site.

Our primary mission is to maintain genetically characterized strains and cloning vectors for the genus Bacillus and related organisms and to distribute these materials without prejudice to qualified scientists and educators throughout the world. The National Science Foundation funded the activities of the BGSC (Award Number:1756219) starting in 1978 and BGSC is no longer funded by NFS. The Infectious Disease Institute at The Ohio State University provides facilities and administrative support.

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New Bacillus subtilis strain containing SPB phage

The BGSC is pleased to announce that the phage containing strain CMJ114 is now available in our collection. CMJ114 is a B. subtilis strain that contains the temperature-sensitive SPBeta lysogen with a wild type yonE allele.
This strain can be found under the BSGC accession number 1L57.

Thank you to Janet Smith from the Grossman lab at MIT for generously donating this strain!

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