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Peptostreptococcaceae

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The Peptostreptococcaceae are a family of Gram-positive bacteria in the class Clostridia.

It appears to be over-represented in the guts of colorectal cancer patients.[1] It is also very prominent in the feces of young cats.[2]

References

  1. ^ Ahn, J.; Sinha, R.; Pei, Z.; Dominianni, C.; Wu, J.; Shi, J.; Goedert, J. J.; Hayes, R. B.; Yang, L. (18 December 2013). "Human Gut Microbiome and Risk for Colorectal Cancer". J Natl Cancer Inst. 105 (24): 1907–1911. doi:10.1093/jnci/djt300. PMC 3866154. PMID 24316595.
  2. ^ Bermingham, EN; Young, W; Butowski, CF; Moon, CD; Maclean, PH; Rosendale, D; Cave, NJ; Thomas, DG (2018). "The Fecal Microbiota in the Domestic Cat (Felis catus) Is Influenced by Interactions Between Age and Diet; A Five Year Longitudinal Study". Frontiers in microbiology. 9: 1231. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.01231. PMID 29971046.

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Peptostreptococcaceae: Brief Summary

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The Peptostreptococcaceae are a family of Gram-positive bacteria in the class Clostridia.

It appears to be over-represented in the guts of colorectal cancer patients. It is also very prominent in the feces of young cats.

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