Table 4

Bacterial identification after sequencing the bands cloned from the DGGE analysis of fecal samples in the healthy and diabetic groups

Identification

Healthy groupa

(n = 52)

Diabetes groupa

(n = 50)

Sequence similarity (%)


Phylum Firmicutes


Veillonella

4 (7.7%)

9 (18%)

99.97

Bacillus

0

2 (4%))

99.82

Clostridium

6 (11.5%)

15 (30%)

99.95

Gemella

4 (10%)

2 (4%)

99.86


Phylum Fusobacteria


Leptotrichia

4 (7.7%)

3 (6%)

99.94


Phylum Actinobacteria


Bifidobacterium

6 (11.5%)

0

99.75

Eggerthella

0

4 (8%)

99.90


Phylum Proteobacteria


Desulfovibrio

4 (7.7%)

3(6%)

99.75


Phylum Bacteroidetes


Prevotella

16 (30.7%)

0

99.68

Bacteroides

5 (9.6%)

10 (20%)

99.89

Pedobacter

3 (5.8%)

2 (4%)

99.47


aRefers to the frequency (and percent) of each unique bacteria genus in the type 1 diabetic group and healthy group. n refers to the number of bands cloned, sequenced and identified in each study group. N = 16 participants per group.

Murri et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:46   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-46

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