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Descriptor English: Lactobacillus
Descriptor Spanish: Lactobacillus
Descriptor Lactobacillus
Scope note: Género de bacterias grampositivas, microaerofílicas, de forma bacilar, ampliamente distribuidas en la naturaleza. Sus especies son parte también de la flora normal de la boca, del tubo digestivo y de la vagina de muchos mamíferos incluyendo al hombre. La patogenicidad de este género es poco frecuente.
Descriptor Portuguese: Lactobacillus
Descriptor French: Lactobacillus
Tree number(s): B03.353.750.450.475
B03.510.460.400.410.475.475
B03.510.550.450.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007778
Scope note: A genus of gram-positive, microaerophilic, rod-shaped bacteria occurring widely in nature. Its species are also part of the many normal flora of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina of many mammals, including humans. Pathogenicity from this genus is rare.
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 ID: 7954
Unique ID: D007778
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/04/15
Lactobacillus - Preferred
Concept UI M0012161
Scope note A genus of gram-positive, microaerophilic, rod-shaped bacteria occurring widely in nature. Its species are also part of the many normal flora of the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina of many mammals, including humans. Pathogenicity from this genus is rare.
Preferred term Lactobacillus



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