"Porphyromonas gingivalis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A species of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria originally classified within the BACTEROIDES genus. This bacterium produces a cell-bound, oxygen-sensitive collagenase and is isolated from the human mouth.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Porphyromonas gingivalis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Porphyromonas gingivalis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Porphyromonas gingivalis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Porphyromonas gingivalis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.