Clostridium butyricum

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Clos·trid·i·um bu·ty·r'i·cum

a bacterial species that occurs in naturally soured milk, in naturally fermented starchy plant substances, and in soil; formerly considered nonpathogenic, it is now known to include neurotoxin-producing strains; the type species of the genus Clostridium.
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Clostridium butyricum

A species in which some strains produce a neurotoxin that causes botulism.
See also: Clostridium
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(2008) Infantile botulism caused by Clostridium butyricum type E toxin.
Characterization of a neurotoxigenic Clostridium butyricum strain isolated from the food implicated in an outbreak of food-borne type E botulism.
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Production of 1,3-Propanodiol by Clostridium butyricum VPI 3 266 using a synthetic medium and raw glycerol.
Intestinal toxemia botulism in two young people caused by Clostridium butyricum type E.

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