NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have sequenced the genome of a bacterium found in the human mouth that can cause dangerous infections, VCU said today.  
 
Researchers at VCU’s Center for the Study of Biological Complexity said the findings from the genome of Streptococcus sanguinis will help researchers learn more about the organism and help them develop treatments and preventive measures for infection.  
 

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