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Table 3 Fatty acid composition of Bacillus cereus strain IIIJ3-1 and taxonomically related Bacillus species

From: Molecular and taxonomic characterization of arsenic (As) transforming Bacillus sp. strain IIIJ3–1 isolated from As-contaminated groundwater of Brahmaputra river basin, India

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Hydroxy- fatty acids
2-OH C10:0 +
2-OH C12:0
3-OH C12:0 +
2-OH C14:0 +
3-OH C14:0 +
2-OHC15:0 + +
2-OH C16:0 +
Branched chain iso fatty acids
iC12:0 + + + +
iC13:0 + + + + + + + + + + +
iC14:0 + + + + + + + +
iC15:0 + + + + + + + + + + + +
iC16:0 + + + + + + + +
iC17:0 + + + + + + + + +
Branched chain anteiso fatty acids
aC13:0 + + + + + + + + + +
aC15:0 + + + + + + + + + + + +
aC17:0 + + + + + + + + + +
aC17:1 + + + + + + + + + + +
Saturated fatty acids (SFAs)
C11:0 +
C12:0 + + + + + + +
C14:0 + + + + + + + + + + + +
C15:0 + f
C16:0 + + + + + + + + + + + +
C17:0 + + f
C18:0 + + + + + +
C19:0 +
Unsaturated fatty acids (UFAs)
C18:1 + + f
C16:1ω7cOH nr + + +
C16:1ω11c f + +
nC16:1 + +
iC16:2 +
nC16:2 +
nC17:1 +
C18:29,12 +
  1. Strains 1. IIIJ3–1 (present study); 2. B. cereus ATCC 14579 [54]; 3. B-17, 4. B-19, 5. B-82,(3,4,5) – [58, 59]; 6. B. toyonensis BCT-7112T; 7, B. cereus CECT 148T; 8. B. thuringiensis CECT 197T; 9. B. mycoides CECT 4128T; 10. B. pseudomycoides CECT 7065T;; 11. B. weihenstephanensis LMG 18989T;12. B. cytotoxicus) (6–12) [60]. (+ : presence, −:  absence and f:  faint peak for FAME obtained, nr:  no report)