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Streptococcus salivarius MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Streptococcus salivarius
Tree Number(s)
B03.353.750.737.872.663
B03.510.400.800.872.663
B03.510.550.737.872.663
Unique ID
D000070001
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070001
Scope Note
A species of Streptococcus that occurs in the human oral cavity and upper respiratory tract. It is a constituent of DENTAL PLAQUE and some strains may be pathogenic if they enter the bloodstream. However, other strains such as Streptococcus salivarius K12 produce BACTERIOCINS and are used as PROBIOTICS.
Registry Number
txid1304
Previous Indexing
Streptococcus (1963-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Streptococcus salivarius Preferred
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