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Treponema denticola is a motile and highly proteolytic bacterium. The Gram-negative oral spirochete is associated with the incidence and severity of human periodontal disease. Treponema denticola levels in the mouth are elevated in patients with periodontal diseases and the species is considered one of the main etiological agents of periodontitis.
Scientists extract complete human genome from a thousands-of-years old “chewing gum”

Scientists extract complete human genome from a thousands-of-years old “chewing gum”

Bacteria linked to periodontitis may play role in onset of cancer

Bacteria linked to periodontitis may play role in onset of cancer

Study shows aging affects adaptive immune responses

Study shows aging affects adaptive immune responses

Scientists examine part of sample consisting of non-human DNA

Scientists examine part of sample consisting of non-human DNA

Bacteria that cause gum disease also promote heart disease, shows study

Bacteria that cause gum disease also promote heart disease, shows study

Drug used to treat intestinal worms could protect people from periodontitis, says study

Drug used to treat intestinal worms could protect people from periodontitis, says study

Old drug Auranofin may lead to new antibiotics

Old drug Auranofin may lead to new antibiotics

Link between heart disease and periodontal bacteria

Link between heart disease and periodontal bacteria

Comparative genomics to cast new light on other spirochete microbes

Comparative genomics to cast new light on other spirochete microbes