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Descriptor English: Alcaligenes
Descriptor Spanish: Alcaligenes
Descriptor Portuguese: Alcaligenes
Descriptor French: Alcaligenes
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.115.050
B03.660.075.090.344.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000421
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, motile bacteria that occur in water and soil. Some are common inhabitants of the intestinal tract of vertebrates. These bacteria occasionally cause opportunistic infections in humans.
Annotation: ALCALIGENES EUTROPHA see CUPRIAVIDUS NECATOR is available; infection: coord IM with GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (IM)
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
Public MeSH Note: 1976; see ACHROMOBACTER 1963-1975
History Note: 1976 (1963)
DeCS ID: 424
Unique ID: D000421
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Alcaligenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0000638
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, motile bacteria that occur in water and soil. Some are common inhabitants of the intestinal tract of vertebrates. These bacteria occasionally cause opportunistic infections in humans.
Preferred term Alcaligenes



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