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Ruminococcus gnavus ⇒ Ruminococcus {10000172}

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Organism:
Ruminococcus gnavus
Class:

Details


Initialisation date:
2019-08-25

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Taxonomy:
Species
Domain:
Bacteria
Zone:
Gut Lumen
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Shared Notes


  • [1.42
    - R. gnavus is a proinflammatory species due to secretion of a polysaccharide that induces tumour necrosis factor alpha in
    dendritic cells.
  • [1.43
    - The levels of Ruminococcus gnavus were lower in adults than in five-year-olds, the researchers found.
    - R. gnavus has been associated with conditions such as obesity and inflammatory bowel diseases

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