Molecular epidemiology and spatial distribution of Selenomonas spp. in subgingival biofilms.

  title={Molecular epidemiology and spatial distribution of Selenomonas spp. in subgingival biofilms.},
  author={Julia Drescher and Sebastian Schlafer and Christoph Schaudinn and Birgit Riep and Konrad Neumann and Anton Friedmann and Annett Petrich and Ulf Berthold G{\"o}bel and Annette Moter},
  journal={European journal of oral sciences},
  volume={118 5},
The aetiology of periodontal disease has been a field of intensive research in the past decades. Along with a variety of other putative pathogens, different members of the genus Selenomonas have repeatedly been associated with both generalized aggressive periodontitis and chronic periodontitis. For the present study, a specific oligonucleotide probe targeting the majority of all oral Selenomonas spp. was designed. Their prevalence was determined, using dot-blot hybridization, in a total of 742… CONTINUE READING
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