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Viral concentration in gut Human Homo sapiens ≤10^8 viral particles/gram feces 117013 Fortier LC, Sekulovic...
Bacterial concentration in gut Mammals 10^13 - 10^14 bacteria/gram fecal matter 117012 Fortier LC, Sekulovic...
Number of bacterial species in gut Human Homo sapiens total >1,000: in gut of any individual ~160 species 113400 Rowland I et al., Gut...
Phage/prokaryote host ratio in gut Human Homo sapiens ~10 phage/prokaryotic host cell 113938 Pfeiffer JK, Virgin HW....
Concentration of microbes in human gut Microbes 10^11 - 10^12 microbes/ml 112466 Mahowald MA et al., ...
Weight of bacteria in gut Human Homo sapiens 1.2 Kg 102755 Bocci V. The neglected...
Fraction of gut microbiota that are Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes Human Homo sapiens >90 % 107456 Lurie-Weinberger MN, Peeri M...
Doubling time for all bacteria in the gut Rodent hamster 48: guinea pig 17: mouse 5.8 hours 115543 Gibson B, Wilson DJ, Feil E...
Concentration of total anaerobic bacteria in gut Human Homo sapiens >1e+10 Cells/gram gut content 104948 Macfarlane GT, Macfarlane S...
Concentration of prokaryotes in termite gut Termite Mastotermes darwiniensis 5.5e+9 Cells/ml 104951 Berchtold M, Chatzinotas A...
Time of transit of gut contents through large bowel Human Homo sapiens 60 (20 - 140 (range in United Kingdom)) hours 112837 G. T. Macfarlane and...
Fraction of viral forms (in gut virome) that persisted over the 2.5-y time course studied Human Homo sapiens ~80 % 110710 Minot S, Bryson A, Chehoud C...
Concentration of E. coli in gut Human Homo sapiens 1e+8 Cells/gram gut content 104949 Macfarlane GT, Macfarlane S...
Escherichia coli bacteriophage concentration in gut Mammals human 10^3 - 10^4: cows and pigs ≤10^7 phages/gram feces 117014 Fortier LC, Sekulovic...
Bacterial content of mammalian gut derived from bacterial 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequences bacteria Firmicutes 65.7%: Bacteroidetes 16.3%: Proteobacteria 8.8%: see Comments section for the rest % 112854 Ley RE et al., Evolution...
Concentration of virus-like particles (VLP) on surface of gut mucosa Human Homo sapiens in healthy subjects ≤10^8: in subjects affected by Crohn's disease ≤4×10^9 VLP/ml 112503 Letarov A, Kulikov E....
Fraction of total body serotonin that is released into the gut by intestinal enterochromaffin cells Unspecified ~95 % 113115 Berger M, Gray JA, Roth...
Ratio between number of genes in human gut “metagenome” and human eukaryotic genome Human Homo sapiens >100 unitless 111317 De Filippo C. et al....
Estimated maximal percent of daily reference intake (DRI) of B vitamins that could be provided by the gut microbiota Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 113402 Rowland I et al., Gut...