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Descriptor in English: Bacteroides
Descriptor in Spanish: Bacteroides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Bacteroides
Descriptor in French: Bacteroides
Tree number(s): B03.140.094.152
B03.440.425.410.194.152
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria. Its organisms are normal inhabitants of the oral, respiratory, intestinal, and urogenital cavities of humans, animals, and insects. Some species may be pathogenic.
Annotation: infection = BACTEROIDES INFECTIONS; BACTEROIDES CORRODENS see EIKENELLA CORRODENS and BACTEROIDES NODOSUS see DICHELOBACTER NODOSUS are also available
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
DeCS UI: 1462
Descriptor UI: D001439
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Bacteroides - Preferred
Concept UI M0002145
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria. Its organisms are normal inhabitants of the oral, respiratory, intestinal, and urogenital cavities of humans, animals, and insects. Some species may be pathogenic.
Preferred term Bacteroides



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