Periodontitis culprit Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans by CC

Periodontitis culprit Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans by CC

Bacteria behind acute periodontitis. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans most often lives peacefully in the mouth until circumstances lead it to become infectious. It forms flower-like colonies, here under a microscope sporting a colorful stain added by a researcher. Aa is gram-negative. Credit: Derren Ready (2012) CIL:38942, CIL. Dataset. https://doi.org/doi:10.7295/W9CIL38942 Creative Commons license

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
microbiome, bacteria, bacterial colonies, Bacteria communication, bacteria community type, fungus, fungal disease, AA, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Periodontal Disease, Periodontitis, oral microbiome, Oral Bacteria, Heart Disease, Gum Disease, transposon insertion, sequencing analysis, genomic sequencing
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 9, 2019 - 2:21pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 9, 2019 - 2:21pm