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Table 4 Bacterial identification after sequencing the bands cloned from the DGGE analysis of fecal samples in the healthy and diabetic groups

From: Gut microbiota in children with type 1 diabetes differs from that in healthy children: a case-control study

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
  1. 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.