Bacillus cereus is an endemic soil dwelling, gram positive, rod shaped motile, beta haemolytic bacterium. This bacterium is harmful to humans and cause foodborne illness while some of the strains can be beneficial as probiotics for animals. It is the cause of fried rice syndrome as the bacteria are classically contacted from the fried rice dishes that have been sitting at room temperatures for a long time. These are facultative anaerobes and can produce endospores that are protective.
Scholarly journal is a peer-reviewed journal in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Scholarly journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. The term Scholarly journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields; this article discusses the aspects common to all academic field journals.
Last date updated on September, 2014