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Sporosarcina pasteurii

Synonyms: Bacillus pasteurii

Wikipedia Abstract

Sporosarcina pasteurii formerly known as Bacillus pasteurii from older taxonomies, is a bacterium with the ability to precipitate calcite and solidify sand given a calcium source and urea, through the process of biological cementation. S. pasteurii has been proposed to be used as an ecologically sound biological construction material.
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Species recognized by Garrity G.M., Nov-2006, BIOS: Bacteriology Insight Orienting System in Catalog of Life 2011
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