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Descriptor English: Gordonia Bacterium
Descriptor Spanish: Bacteria Gordonia
Descriptor bacteria Gordonia
Entry term(s) Gordonia (bacteria)
bacterias Gordonia
Scope note: Género de BACTERIAS grampositivas de la familia Gordoniaceae y filo ACTINOBACTERIA. Se aísla del suelo y de los esputos de pacientes con enfermedades respiratorias. También se usa para la biotransformación de productos naturales. Su especie más habitual, Gordonia bronchialis, es una causa rara de infecciones oculares tales como la ENDOFTALMITIS INFECCIOSA crónica.
Descriptor Portuguese: Bactéria Gordonia
Descriptor French: Gordonia bacterium
Entry term(s): Gordona
Tree number(s): B03.510.024.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033601
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive BACTERIA in the family Gordoniaceae and phylum ACTINOBACTERIA. It is isolated from soil and from sputa of patients with chest disorders. It is also used for biotransformation of natural products. In its most common form, Gordonia bronchialis, it is known as a rare cause of eye infections such as chronic INFECTIOUS ENDOPHTHALMITIS.
Annotation: infection: coordinate with ACTINOMYCETALES INFECTIONS
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
Previous Indexing: Actinomycetales (1971-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36610
Unique ID: D033601
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2020/02/28
Gordonia Bacterium - Preferred
Concept UI M0403526
Scope note A genus of gram-positive BACTERIA in the family Gordoniaceae and phylum ACTINOBACTERIA. It is isolated from soil and from sputa of patients with chest disorders. It is also used for biotransformation of natural products. In its most common form, Gordonia bronchialis, it is known as a rare cause of eye infections such as chronic INFECTIOUS ENDOPHTHALMITIS.
Preferred term Gordonia Bacterium
Entry term(s) Gordona



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