The genus bifidobacterium: From genomics to functionality of an important component of the mammalian gut microbiota running title: Bifidobacterial adaptation to and interaction with the host.

Alessandri G, van Sinderen D, Ventura M.
Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2021 Mar 9;19:1472-1487. doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2021.03.006. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33777340 Free PMC article. Review.
Members of the genus Bifidobacterium are dominant and symbiotic inhabitants of the mammalian gastrointestinal tract. Being vertically transmitted, bifidobacterial host colonization commences immediately after birth and leads to a phase of host infancy during …