Bacillus licheniformis

Bacillus licheniformis

Where we found it: On the practice court for the Philadelphia 76ers

Why it's awesome: This widespread bacteria is used in a variety of industries including leather production, paper production, and laundry detergent.

Fun fact: Because this bacteria is often found on feathers it is being studied for its ability to convert feather waste into livestock feed

Regular Season Stats

Growth Days

Time to saturation: 99 hrs

Time to exponential growth: 12 hrs

Growth density: 85%

Description: Gram-positive, rod-shaped, sporulating,

Originally isolated from: Cheese (1898)