Number of different bacterial species in hindgut

Range >250 Species
Organism Termite Reticulitermes speratus
Reference Tadmor AD, Ottesen EA, Leadbetter JR, Phillips R. Probing individual environmental bacteria for viruses by using microfluidic digital PCR. Science. 2011 Jul 1 333(6038):58-62. p.59 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID21719670
Primary Source Hongoh Y, Ohkuma M, Kudo T. Molecular analysis of bacterial microbiota in the gut of the termite Reticulitermes speratus (Isoptera Rhinotermitidae). FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2003 May 1 44(2):231-42.PubMed ID19719640
Entered by Uri M
ID 107407