Coprococcus

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Coprococcus
Coprococcus eutactus00.jpg
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Coprococcus

Holdeman and Moore 1974
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Coprococcus is a genus of anaerobic cocci which are part of the human faecal microbiota.[1]

Three species have been described:[2]

Etymology[edit]

'kopros' - excrement, faeces; 'kokkos' - berry; 'Coprococcus' - faecal coccus

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