Lactobacillus gasseri

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Lactobacillus gasseri
Scientific classification
Division: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Family: Lactobacillaceae
Genus: Lactobacillus
Species: L. gasseri
Binomial name
Lactobacillus gasseri
Lauer and Kandler 1980

Lactobacillus gasseri is a species in the genus Lactobacillus. It is part of the vaginal flora.[1] Its genome has been sequenced.[2]

L. gasseri produces gassericin A, a bacteriocin.[3]


  1. ^ Lauer, Eckhard, and Otto Kandler. "< i> Lactobacillus gasseri sp. nov., a new species of the subgenus< i> Thermobacterium." Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie: I. Abt. Originale C: Allgemeine, angewandte und ökologische Mikrobiologie 1.1 (1980): 75-78.
  2. ^ Azcarate-Peril, M. A.; Altermann, E.; Goh, Y. J.; Tallon, R.; Sanozky-Dawes, R. B.; Pfeiler, E. A.; O'Flaherty, S.; Buck, B. L.; Dobson, A.; Duong, T.; Miller, M. J.; Barrangou, R.; Klaenhammer, T. R. (2008). "Analysis of the Genome Sequence of Lactobacillus gasseri ATCC 33323 Reveals the Molecular Basis of an Autochthonous Intestinal Organism". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74 (15): 4610–4625. doi:10.1128/AEM.00054-08. ISSN 0099-2240. 
  3. ^ Pandey N, Malik RK, Kaushik JK, Singroha G (2013). "Gassericin A: a circular bacteriocin produced by lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus gasseri". World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 29 (11): 1977–87. doi:10.1007/s11274-013-1368-3. PMID 23712477. Retrieved 2015-01-19.  edit

Further reading[edit]

  • Jakobsson, T.; Forsum, U. (2007). "Lactobacillus iners: a Marker of Changes in the Vaginal Flora?". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 45 (9): 3145–3145. doi:10.1128/JCM.00558-07. ISSN 0095-1137. 
  • Fujimura, S.; Watanabe, A.; Kimura, K.; Kaji, M. (2011). "Probiotic Mechanism of Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2716 Strain against Helicobacter pylori". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 50 (3): 1134–1136. doi:10.1128/JCM.06262-11. ISSN 0095-1137. 
  • Francl, Alyssa L; Thongaram, Taksawan; Miller, Michael J (2010). "The PTS transporters of Lactobacillus gasseri ATCC 33323". BMC Microbiology 10 (1): 77. doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-77. ISSN 1471-2180. 
  • Maedler, Kathrin; Kang, Ji-Hee; Yun, Sung-Il; Park, Mi-Hee; Park, Jun-Hong; Jeong, So-Young; Park, Han-Oh (2013). "Anti-Obesity Effect of Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17 in High-Sucrose Diet-Induced Obese Mice". PLoS ONE 8 (1): e54617. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054617. ISSN 1932-6203. 
  • Sakamoto, I.; Igarashi, M.; Kimura, K.; Takagi, A.; Miwa, T.; Koga, Y. (2001). "Suppressive effect of Lactobacillus gasseri OLL 2716 (LG21) on Helicobacter pylori infection in humans". Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 47 (5): 709–710. doi:10.1093/jac/47.5.709. ISSN 0305-7453. 

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