Cross-feeding by Bifidobacterium breve UCC2003 during co-cultivation with Bifidobacterium bifidum PRL2010 in a mucin-based medium

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Egan, Muireann; O’Connell Motherway, Mary; Kilcoyne, Michelle; Kane, Marian; Joshi, Lokesh; Ventura, Marco; van Sinderen, Douwe;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: BMC Microbiology,volume 14,issue 1 (issn: 1471-2180, eissn: 1471-2180)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12866-014-0282-7, pmc: PMC4252021
  • Subject: Fucose | Bifidobacteria | Research Article | Anaerobic bacteria | Oligosaccharides | Galactose | Human milk | DNA microarray data | Carbohydrate | Probiotic | Sialic acid | Genome analysis | O-glycosylation | Human colon ecosystems | Intestinal tract | Microbiology (medical) | Gene expression | Leloir pathway
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BACKGROUND: Bifidobacteria constitute a specific group of commensal bacteria that commonly inhabit the mammalian gastrointestinal tract. Bifidobacterium breve UCC2003 was previously shown to utilize a variety of plant/diet/host-derived carbohydrates, including cellodext... View more