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Actinomyces

[‚ak·tə·nō′mī·sēs]
(microbiology)
The type genus of the family Actinomycetaceae; anaerobic to facultatively anaerobic; includes human and animal pathogens.
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In this study, we investigated the antimicrobial activity of capsaicin against the growth and biofilm formation of Streptococcus mutans, Actinomyces viscosus, Lactobacillus and Streptococcus sanguis, to expect to provide a promising method and idea for clinical caries prevention.
Effect of Capsaicin on Actinomyces viscosus and biofilms
naeslundii serotypes II and III and Actinomyces viscosus serotype II in A.
MIC and MBC values of macelignan (ML) and chlorhexidine (CHX) against oral microorganisms MIC ([micro]g/ml) MBC ([micro]g/ml) Microorganisms ML CHX ML CHX Streptococcus mutans ATCC 25175 3.9 1 7.8 2 Streptococcus sobrinus ATCC 27351 15.6 3.9 31.3 3.9 Streptococcus sanguis ATCC 35105 2 2 3.9 3.9 Streptococcus salivarius KCCM 31.3 2 31.3 2 40412 Lactobacillus acidophilus KCCM 2 31.3 3.9 31.3 32820 Lactobacillus casei KCCM 35465 3.9 31.3 7.8 62.5 Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 125 3.9 250 7.8 53978 Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 12600 250 2 250 3.9 Actinomyces viscosus ATCC 15987 250 7.8 500 7.8
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Individual bacteria of the species Actinomyces viscosus actually have two types of fimbriae, John O.
Effects of fluoride, lithium, and strontium on growth and acid production of mutants Streptococci and Actinomyces viscosus. Caries Res.
* Actinomyces viscosus, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Campylobacter rectus, Streptococcus sanguis, Eikenella corrodens, Salmonella typhimurium, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans, Lactobacillus casei, and P intermedia (78)
salivarius ATCC 25975, Actinomyces viscosus ATCC15987, ATCC15988, ATCC19246 and Lactobacillus casei ATCC7469 were from laboratory stock cultures of the Department of Oral Pathology, Asahi University School of Dentistry, Japan.
The diagnosis was established when Actinomyces viscosus was isolated from pus obtained from the right maxillary antrum by intranasal antrostomy.