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Learn about Bacteroides Thetaiotaomicron

What is Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron?
Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron is also known as B. theta. (1)

What does Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron do?
It is thought that it they ferment the dietary fiber. (1)
In mice, B. theta produces a protein called regulator of colonization (Roc) in the gut. (1)

Where is Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron located? 
in a human gut of people that eat fiber-rich foods and maintain a healthy weight (1)

Where is Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron not found?
In overweight and obese people, the Bacteroides groups are often far scarcer. (1)

1. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/sugar-keeps-good-microbes-at-bay/