publication . Doctoral thesis . 2017

A glimpse on the genomic evolution of bifidobacteria

Lugli, Gabriele Andrea;
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  • Published: 10 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: Università degli Studi di Parma. Dipartimento di Bioscienze
The Bifidobacteriaceae family encompasses 54 (sub)species belonging to the Bifidobacterium genus as well as other 13 taxa distributed among the Aeriscardovia, Alloscardovia, Bombiscardovia, Gardnerella, Neoscardovia, Parascardovia, Pseudoscardovia and Scardovia genera (Whitman, 2012). While the majority of the 54 (sub)species of the Bifidobacterium genus colonize the gut of various animals, including humans, the remaining species are generally associated with human and animal dental caries, as well as human clinical samples of tonsils abscesses and bacterial vaginosis (Catlin, 1992, Mantzourani, et al., 2009, Turroni, et al., 2011). The relevance of bifidobacter...
Medical Subject Headings: fluids and secretionsdigestive system
free text keywords: Bifidobacteria, Genomic, Bioinformatics, Non compilare, BIO/19
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