bacteroides

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Related to Bacteroides fragilis: Clostridium difficile, clostridium perfringens, E coli
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Noun1.bacteroides - type genus of BacteroidaceaeBacteroides - type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Bacteroidaceae, family Bacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes
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bacteroides

n. bacteroides, bacterias anaeróbicas, sin formación de esporas, con bastoncillos de gramnegativos, que constituyen la flora del tracto intestinal y se encuentran en menor cantidad en la cavidad respiratoria y la cavidad urinaria.
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Two types of bacteria, Bacteroides fragilis and a strain of E.
Proposal to restrict the genus Bacteroides (Castellani and Chalmers) to Bacteroides fragilis and closely related species.
As an internal control for qPCR experiments, the following bacterial ATCC (American type culture collection) standard strains were used: Akkermansia muciniphila ATCC BAA-835, Faecalibacterium prausnitzii ATCC 27766, Bifidobacterium breve ATCC 15700, Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356, Bacteroides fragilis ATCC 25285, Escherichia coli ATCC 25922.
For example, Bacteroides fragilis is largely considered useful for fighting off bacteria and fungi; however, it can also turn against the body, causing cancer in the colon when it is not kept in check by other microbes.
Gram-negative bacteria, Enterococcus and Bacteroides fragilis gain entry into the blood stream through ulcerations in the bowel, by transport on the surface or in the gut of the larvae.
However, Bacteroides fragilis and Bifidobacterium might induce the development of Tregs, which could suppress immune response by means of secreting cytokines interleukin-10.
Twenty-four hours following admission, gram-negative rods are identified in blood cultures that are later identified to be Bacteroides fragilis.
Separation of capsulate and non-capsulate Bacteroides fragilis on a discontinuous density gradient.
The genus Bacteroides now consists of species previously categorized into the Bacteroides fragilis group and some closely related species.
His team explored a potential link using a friendly gut microbe called Bacteroides fragilis, which sends out calming molecular messages that tell the immune system to tone down inflammation.
Recent studies have demonstrated that the enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF) bacterium is an important cause of chronic inflammation in human and animal colon.
To try to rebalance the bacterial population, the researchers treated their animals with a strain of bacteria known as Bacteroides fragilis that had previously been shown to protect mice from gut inflammation, hoping these bacteria would crowd out the culprits that were causing the leaky gut.