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Bifidobacteria


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A genus of Gram-positive bacteria in which the cells are pleomorphic and often Y- or V-shaped. They are anaerobic, fermenting glucose to produce acetic acid and lactic acid. They are found in the gut in a wide range of mammals, fowls, and bees; certain species are common in human infants' intestines. They are non-pathogenic.

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