Lactobacillus gasseri

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Lactobacillus gasseri
Scientific classification
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 is a normal inhabitant of the lower reproductive tract in healthy women.[3] It also produces Lactocillin.[4]

L. gasseri produces gassericin A, a bacteriocin.[5]


  1. ^ Lauer, Eckhard, and Otto Kandler. " Lactobacillus gasseri sp. nov., a new species of the subgenus 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. PMC 2519322. PMID 18539810.
  3. ^ Nardis, C.; Mastromarino, P.; Mosca, L. (September 2013). "Vaginal microbiota and viral sexually transmitted diseases". Annali di Igiene. 25 (5): 443–56. doi:10.7416/ai.2013.1946. PMID 24048183.
  4. ^ Check Hayden, Erika (11 September 2014). "Vaginal microbe yields novel antibiotic". Nature. doi:10.1038/nature.2014.15900.
  5. ^ [1]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 2017-02-18 – via

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