TABLE 2

Phylogenetic analysis of the gut microbiota upon prebiotic administration using MITChip

Abundance (percent of total sequences)
PhylumBacterial groupOb-CTOb-PreChange (%)*
MollicutesAcholeplasma0.073 ± 0.0080.049 ± 0.009−33.6
VerrucomicrobiaA. muciniphila0.001 ± 0.00.089 ± 0.0318,003.7
FirmicutesAllobaculum0.221 ± 0.0450.103 ± 0.009−53.3
FirmicutesAnaerotruncus1.666 ± 0.1990.984 ± 0.038−40.9
FirmicutesAnaerovorax0.048 ± 0.0070.027 ± 0.002−44.8
ProteobacteriaBilophila0.019 ± 0.0020.011 ± 0.002−42.2
FirmicutesCatenibacterium0.440 ± 0.0560.316 ± 0.018−28.2
FirmicutesC. lactatifermentans0.175 ± 0.0110.117 ± 0.009−32.9
FirmicutesClostridium perfringens0.393 ± 0.0210.507 ± 0.02428.9
ActinobacteriaCollinsella0.009 ± 0.0010.007 ± 0.0003−18.9
ProteobacteriaDesulfovibrio0.066 ± 0.0090.033 ± 0.009−49.8
FirmicutesEubacterium plexicaudatum3.030 ± 0.3072.308 ± 0.149−23.8
FirmicutesLachnospira pectinoschiza0.788 ± 0.0570.589 ± 0.067−25.2
FirmicutesLactococcus0.002 ± 0.00050.001 ± 0.0001−46.4
FirmicutesPeptococcus niger0.227 ± 0.0220.453 ± 0.05999.8
BacteroidetesRikenella0.735 ± 0.0620.978 ± 0.03733
FirmicutesS. intermedius0.005 ± 0.0010.003 ± 0.0003−39.1
FirmicutesTuricibacter0.001 ± 0.00020.001 ± 0.0001−31.1
BacteroidetesUncultured Bacteroidetes0.003 ± 0.0030.005 ± 0.000363.6
FirmicutesUnclassified Clostridium cluster I0.308 ± 0.1121.030 ± 0.278234.6
FirmicutesUnclassified Clostridium cluster II0.951 ± 0.0760.679 ± 0.037−28.5
FirmicutesUnclassified Clostridium cluster XIVa14.331 ± 1.16111.354 ± 0.581−20.8
FirmicutesUncultured Clostridiales0.458 ± 0.0530.304 ± 0.021−33.6
  • Bacterial groups that were changed significantly are listed. Data are mean ± SEM.

  • *P < 0.05, as determined by a two-tailed Student t test.