Reducing Ruminococcus Genus

Short form: This genus overgrowth is strongly associated with IBS and we also know a lot about which probiotics increases and decreases it growth.

DataPunk.Net Data

Parent means this bacteria parent, Ruminococcaceae is influenced (this and other siblings may be my inference).

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PubMed Data

There are 1000+ studies on PubMed. THIS POST IS ONLY PARTIALLY COMPLETE

  • Disease
    • Ruminococcus torques (R. torques)-like (94% similarity in 16S rRNA gene sequence) phylotype was associated with severity of bowel symptoms [in IBS].  ” [2010]
    • Ruminococcus productus-Clostridium coccoides … were higher among IBS patients”[2015]
    • Ruminococcus albus, and Eubacterium rectale. Lactobacillus and bifidobacterium numbers were linked with low clinical activity indices in of ulcerative colitis ” [2013]
    • “children diagnosed with diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome …dominated by genus Ruminococcus ” [2012]
    • “significant increases in the numbers of … Ruminococcus, .. in food sensitization (FS) in children [2016]
  •  Diet:
    • “polydextrose …to significantly increase the known butyrate producer Ruminococcus intestinalis ” [2012]
    • “quercetin…had the strongest impact on Ruminococcus gauvreauii,” [2012]
      • “quercetin did not prevent growth of Ruminococcus gauvreauii, ” [2016]
    • “barley β-glucans..Ruminococcus sp. increased, ” [2015]
    • “The soy protein group had the highest relative abundance of Ruminococcus but the lowest relative abundance of Lactobacillus. ” [2017]
    • “high-salt diet increased Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes ratio, the abundances of genera Lachnospiraceae and Ruminococcus” [2017]
  • Prebiotics:
    • Resistant maltodextrin..intake was associated with statistically significant increases (P < 0.001) in various operational taxonomic units matching closest to ruminococcus,[2014]
  • Probiotics:
    • Lactobacillus acidophilus   and Bifidobacterium longum ..significantly promote the growth of Ruminococcus gnavus, Ruminococcus torques, [2015]
    • Lactobacillus salivarius Ren ..reduced the amount of Ruminococcus sp., ” [2015]
    • “L. paracasei DG …with an ∼55% decrease in Ruminococcus (P = 0.016) ” [2014]
    • Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG …causing an increase in the abundance of Prevotella, Lactococcus, and Ruminococcus, ” [2016] [2014]
    • “The number of Ruminococcus albus was lower in .. Lactobacillus plantarum  and a mixture of Lactobacillus plantarum GF103 and Bacillus subtilis B27 ” [2017]
    • Ruminococcus obeum, Clostridium clostridioforme, Roseburia intestinalis, Lachnospiraceae bacterium 14-2T and Coprococcus eutactus were significantly higher in Lactobacillus acidophilus birds ” [2017]
    • Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 and Bifidobacterium longum ..with a decrease in Roseburia faecis and Ruminococcus gnavus abundance. ” [2017]
    • ” (e.g., Ruminococcus spp. and Clostridium spp.) that overgrew in the SI microbiota of the mice administered with L. plantarum ” [2016]
    • “B. subtilis  the relative abundance of … Ruminococcus, …were higher, ” [2016]

Bottom Line

Inconclusive (Specific Strains?) – should avoid

  • Lactobacillus plantarum
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus
  • Bifidobacterium longum
  • Bacillus subtilis

Avoid

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