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T. Ikeda

In a nutshell: We took wolves and bred them into chihuahuas. Sure, they make better pets (and in a pinch, easier meals) but they lost some their 'wolfishness' along the way.

This serves as a good reminder that in bacteriology the term, 'wild-type' often doesn't mean what you'd think it means.

New name: Bacillus subtilis domesticus

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