Genomic diversity of Lactobacillus salivarius

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Raftis, Emma J.; (2015)
  • Publisher: University College Cork
  • Subject: Comparative genomics | Lactobacillus salivarius | Megaplasmid

Lactobacillus salivarius is unusual among the lactobacilli due to its multireplicon genome architecture. The circular megaplasmids harboured by L. salivarius strains encode strain-specific traits for intestinal survival and probiotic activity. L. salivarius strains are ... View more
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