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What does S stand for?

S stands for Streptococcus

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The text's 26 chapters discuss a variety of topics, including biologically active peptides in streptococci, structure and biosynthesis of the pneumococcal cell wall, genetic regulation of virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae, genome-wide screening of essential genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae, molecular epidemiology and mechanisms for antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae, molecular pathogenesis group B streptococcal infections, virulence mechanisms of Streptococcus suis, protocol for conjugal transfer of genetic elements in Streptococcus pneumoniae, preparation and analysis of pneomococcal murein (peptidoglycan), detection of penicillin-binding proteins, and mouse models of pneumococcal infection.
Factors associated with relative rates of antimicrobial resistance among Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States: Results from the TRUST Surveillance Program (1998-2002).
However, the plaque-producing streptococcus bacteria are unable to process the xylitol and die, thereby lowering the number and strength of the oral bacteria load.