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Descriptor in English: Firmicutes
Descriptor in Spanish: Firmicutes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Firmicutes
Descriptor in French: Firmicutes
Tree number(s): B03.353
Scope note: A phylum of predominantly GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA that includes the orders Bacillales and Clostridiales. Firmicutes and BACTEROIDETES are the two bacterial phyla that constitute the majority of the human gut MICROBIOTA.
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
History Note: 2016
DeCS UI: 55832
Descriptor UI: D000068536
Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/07
Revision Date: 2015/07/07
Firmicutes - Preferred
Concept UI M000603052
Scope note A phylum of predominantly GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA that includes the orders Bacillales and Clostridiales. Firmicutes and BACTEROIDETES are the two bacterial phyla that constitute the majority of the human gut MICROBIOTA.
Preferred term Firmicutes



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