The genus Bifidobacterium is one of five genera within the family Bifidobacteriaceae, in turn, one of two families in the order Bifidobacteriales. Members of this phylum are Gram-positive are important members of the commensal microbiome of the gastrointestinal tract, vagina and oral and several have been shown to possess probiotic properties.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The Microbiota in Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology|
|Subtitle of host publication||Implications for Human Health, Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Dysbiosis|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
- Commensal microbiome
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