A novel exclusion mechanism for carbon resource partitioning in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans.

@article{Brown2007ANE,
  title={A novel exclusion mechanism for carbon resource partitioning in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans.},
  author={Stacie A. Brown and Marvin Whiteley},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={2007},
  volume={189 17},
  pages={6407-14}
}
The bacterium Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a common commensal of the human oral cavity and the putative causative agent of the disease localized aggressive periodontitis. A. actinomycetemcomitans is a slow-growing bacterium that possesses limited metabolic machinery for carbon utilization. This likely impacts its ability to colonize the oral cavity, where growth and community composition is mediated by carbon availability. We present evidence that in the presence of the in vivo… CONTINUE READING

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The bacterium Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a common commensal of the human oral cavity and the putative causative agent of the disease localized aggressive periodontitis .
The bacterium Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a common commensal of the human oral cavity and the putative causative agent of the disease localized aggressive periodontitis .
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We present evidence that in the presence of the in vivo relevant carbon substrates glucose , fructose , and lactate A. actinomycetemcomitans preferentially metabolizes lactate .
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We present evidence that in the presence of the in vivo relevant carbon substrates glucose , fructose , and lactate A. actinomycetemcomitans preferentially metabolizes lactate .
The bacterium Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a common commensal of the human oral cavity and the putative causative agent of the disease localized aggressive periodontitis .
Oral cavityIs associated anatomic site ofPeriodontitis
The bacterium Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a common commensal of the human oral cavity and the putative causative agent of the disease localized aggressive periodontitis .
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