genus Salmonella


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Noun1.genus Salmonella - a genus of bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Enterobacteriaceae, family Enterobacteriaceae - a large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
salmonella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; cause typhoid fever and food poisoning; can be used as a bioweapon
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The genus Salmonella has 2 species, bongori and enterica; the latter species is divided into 6 subspecies: enterica (I), salamae (II), arizonae (IIIa), diarizonae (IIIb), houtenae (IV), and indica (VI).
Species of the genus Salmonella have historically been associated with foodborne diseases and remain a constant challenge to the feed and food industry throughout the world.
TAPET (Tumor Amplified Protein Expression Therapy) technology, using genetically engineered bacteria from the genus Salmonella, attenuated for virulence, is being tested for the delivery of specific cancer fighting proteins directly to a tumor site.