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Proteome nameEubacterium rectale - Reference proteome
Proteome IDiUP000001477
StrainATCC 33656 / DSM 3377 / JCM 17463 / KCTC 5835 / VPI 0990
Taxonomy515619 - Agathobacter rectalis (strain ATCC 33656 / DSM 3377 / JCM 17463 / KCTC 5835 / VPI 0990)
Last modifiedFebruary 4, 2017
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000020605.1 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Eubacterium rectale pan proteome (fasta)

The human distal gut microbiota contain more bacterial cells than all of our body's other microbial communities combined. More than 90% of phylogenetic types belong to two divisions, the Bacteroidetes and the Firmicutes, with the remaining types distributed among eight other divisions. In the human colon, Clostridium cluster XIVa is 1 of 2 abundantly represented clusters of Firmicutes.

Eubacterium spp., members of Clostridium closter XIVa, are a group of anaerobic Gram-positive nonspore-forming rods; strain ATCC 33656 is a human-gut derived bacterium. Germ-free mice were colonized with E.rectale or Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, and then the response of the system as a whole to further colonization by the other bacterium were performed. These showed niche specialization and the importance of host glycans as nutrients to stabilize the ecosystem (adapted from PubMed 19321416).


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