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Firmicutes {10000133}

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Organism:
Firmicutes
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Initialisation date:
2020-09-06

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Taxonomy:
Phylum
Domain:
Bacteria
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Shared Notes


  • [1.24
    - Firmicutes harbor a significantly higher viral diversity than the other types of bacteria.
  • [1.25
    - Vitamin D deficiency produces intestinal dysbiosis, with a reduction of bacteria with anti-inflammatory properties (e.g., Firmicutes) and an increase in pathobiontic bacteria (e.g., Bacteroides and Proteobacteria).
  • [1.26
    - Animal-based regimen decreases the Firmicutes
  • - Shifting to a plant-based diet would increase Firmicutes population
  • [1.27
    - Another group of bacteria, named “heredipersistent”, appears to be ‘inherited’ within families.
    - These bacteria, which include Firmicutes, have a higher turnover rate than tenacious bacteria do. For this reason, re-infecting their human host is crucial for these microbes to persist in a specific individual.
    - The heredipersistent bacteria tend to be able to spread through spores, which would help transmission within a family.
  • [1.28
    - Protein powder consumption > decrease in Lachnospiraceae, Roseburia, Blautia, Synergistales, Coprococcus, Lactobacillales, Bacilli, Bifidobacterium longum and Firmicutes.
    - Protein powder consumption > higher abundance of Bacteroidetes.
  • [1.29
    - At the phylum level, Firmicutes were the dominant phylum in 95% of all meconium samples (highest abundance observed in the VPT neonates as compared to PT and FT neonates); the second most dominant phylum was Bacteroidetes in 50% of all meconium samples.

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