Veillonellaceae


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Veillonellaceae

[‚vā·yō·nə′lās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
The single family of gram-negative, anaerobic cocci; characteristically occur in pairs with adjacent sides flattened; parasites of homotherms, including humans, rodents, and pigs.
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Majority sequence of Clostridiales order was assigned into Lachnospiraceae (11.35%) followed by Ruminococcaceae (9.81%) and Veillonellaceae (9.39%), while the Bacteroidiales order was mainly occupied by S24-7 family (7.01%) followed by Prevotellaceae family.
[5] The RA gut was enriched in gram-positive bacteria and depleted of gram-negative bacteria, including some Proteobacteria and gram-negative Firmicutes of the Veillonellaceae family.
As regards the Firmicutes phylum, three species from the Clostridiales order were detected, belonging to the Dehalobacteriaceae, Lachnospiraceae and Veillonellaceae families.
At a finer taxonomic resolution, this study also shows a significant increase in potentially dangerous bacteria from the families Prevotellaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, Veillonellaceae, and Streptococcaceae in subjects with alcoholic cirrhosis, compared with subjects with hepatitis B cirrhosis and with control subjects.