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Allen-Vercoe group publishes book chapter on Fusobacteria.

February 8, 2021

Allen-Vercoe group publishes book chapter on Fusobacteria.

February 8, 2021
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Graduate students Avery Robinson and Jacob Wilde contributed to a book chapter with Emma Allen-Vercoe that covers many aspects of Fusobacteria biology.  Entitled “Fusobacteria: Physiology, Form and Function” it is published in “Colorectal neoplasia and the colorectal microbiome.  Dysplasia, probiotics and Fusobacteria”, edited by Martin H. Floch and published by Elsevier.  ISBN: 978-0-12-819672-4.  In this chapter, the authors sought to distill all of the information as-yet known about fusobacterial physiology, with a particular focus on F. nucleatum, including phylogeny, metabolism, virulence determinants, genomics, plasmids and phages.

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