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Bifidobacterium asteroides PRL2011 Genome Analysis Reveals Clues for Colonization of the Insect Gut

Overview of attention for article published in PLOS ONE, September 2012
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Title
Bifidobacterium asteroides PRL2011 Genome Analysis Reveals Clues for Colonization of the Insect Gut
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PLOS ONE, September 2012
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0044229
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Authors

Francesca Bottacini, Christian Milani, Francesca Turroni, Borja Sánchez, Elena Foroni, Sabrina Duranti, Fausta Serafini, Alice Viappiani, Francesco Strati, Alberto Ferrarini, Massimo Delledonne, Bernard Henrissat, Pedro Coutinho, Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Abelardo Margolles, Douwe van Sinderen, Marco Ventura

Abstract

Bifidobacteria are known as anaerobic/microaerophilic and fermentative microorganisms, which commonly inhabit the gastrointestinal tract of various animals and insects. Analysis of the 2,167,301 bp genome of Bifidobacterium asteroides PRL2011, a strain isolated from the hindgut of Apis mellifera var. ligustica, commonly known as the honey bee, revealed its predicted capability for respiratory metabolism. Conservation of the latter gene clusters in various B. asteroides strains enforces the notion that respiration is a common metabolic feature of this ancient bifidobacterial species, which has been lost in currently known mammal-derived Bifidobacterium species. In fact, phylogenomic based analyses suggested an ancient origin of B. asteroides and indicates it as an ancestor of the genus Bifidobacterium. Furthermore, the B. asteroides PRL2011 genome encodes various enzymes for coping with toxic products that arise as a result of oxygen-mediated respiration.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Unknown 106 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 31 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 20%
Student > Master 17 15%
Student > Bachelor 10 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 5%
Other 11 10%
Unknown 14 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 58 52%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 13%
Immunology and Microbiology 8 7%
Engineering 3 3%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 2%
Other 7 6%
Unknown 19 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 July 2014.
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#932,730
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#21,725
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#39,635
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#770
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