Agathobacter rectalis

RANK: Species

TAXONOMY: Terrabacteria group -> Firmicutes -> Clostridia -> Clostridiales -> Lachnospiraceae -> Agathobacter -> Agathobacter rectalis

OVERVIEW:

Also known as Eubacterium rectale. Decreased colonization of fecal Clostridium coccoides/Eubacterium rectale species from ulcerative colitis patients in an in vitro dynamic gut model with mucin environment [PMID: 22092917] Eubacterium rectale and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron showed limited ability to utilize RS2- and RS3-resistant starches by comparison with Bifidobacterium adolescentis and Ruminococcus bromii. [PMID: 22343308]


Keystone
Core species
Amylolytic
Butyrate producer
Name
Rank
Client %
Avg %
Avg StdDev
Client StdDev
Agathobacter rectalis
species
0.70
atypical
atypical
+6
METABOLOMICS