In vitro culture of previously uncultured oral bacterial phylotypes.


Around a third of oral bacteria cannot be grown using conventional bacteriological culture media. Community profiling targeting 16S rRNA and shotgun metagenomics methods have proved valuable in revealing the complexity of the oral bacterial community. Studies investigating the role of oral bacteria in health and disease require phenotypic characterizations… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02156-15


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