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Descriptor English: Propionibacterium
Descriptor Spanish: Propionibacterium
Descriptor Portuguese: Propionibacterium
Descriptor French: Propionibacterium
Tree number(s): B03.510.024.049.600.600
B03.510.460.400.400.600.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011424
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria whose cells occur singly, in pairs or short chains, in V or Y configurations, or in clumps resembling letters of the Chinese alphabet. Its organisms are found in cheese and dairy products as well as on human skin and can occasionally cause soft tissue infections.
Annotation: do not confuse with PROPIONIGENIUM
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Version: PROPIONIBACT
DeCS ID: 11856
Unique ID: D011424
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Propionibacterium - Preferred
Concept UI M0017761
Scope note A genus of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria whose cells occur singly, in pairs or short chains, in V or Y configurations, or in clumps resembling letters of the Chinese alphabet. Its organisms are found in cheese and dairy products as well as on human skin and can occasionally cause soft tissue infections.
Preferred term Propionibacterium



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