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World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol. Nov 15, 2015; 6(4): 110-119
Published online Nov 15, 2015. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v6.i4.110
Table 1 Prevalence of gut microbiota in health and disease
Microbiota in normal gutMicrobiota in obesity
Firmicutes phylumIncrease in Firmicutes phylum
Bacteriodetes phylumReduced abundance of Bacteroidetes
Actinobacteria phylumA higher level of Actinobacteria phylum
Verrucomicrobia phylumLower proportion of Verrucomicrobia
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii speciesReduced abundance of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii species