Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron | Bacteria

Taxonomic level
Bacteria
Bacteroidota
Bacteroidia
Bacteroidales
Bacteroidaceae
Bacteroides
Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron
B. thetaiotaomicron is one of the most well-studied and common members of our gut microbiome. It can convert a range of complex and simple sugars into nutrients for other microbes. This way, B. thetaiotaomicron forms a stable basis of supply for the microbiome.
Assessment
Beneficial
 
99%
of Healthy Europeans have it.
 
21.02%
is the highest relative amount we have seen.
Detected in
5/5
reference groups.
Average amount detected:
Users, low diversity
0.68%
Healthy Europeans
0.48%
Users, all
0.39%
Users, high diversity
0.26%
Non-industrial lifestyle
0.22%
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