Bacterial Diversity in the Intestinal Mucosa of Dysbiosis Diarrhea Mice Treated with Qiweibaizhu Powder.

Bacterial Diversity in the Intestinal Mucosa of Dysbiosis Diarrhea Mice Treated with Qiweibaizhu Powder. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2020;2020:9420129 Authors: Long CX, Shao HQ, Luo CY, Yu R, Tan ZJ Abstract The current research tried to explore the effect of Qiweibaizhu powder (QWBZP) on the bacterial diversity and community structure of the intestinal mucosa of dysbiosis diarrhea mice and provide a scientific basis for the efficacy of QWBZP on antibiotic-induced diarrhea. A dysbiosis diarrhea mouse model was constructed with broad-spectrum antibiotics through a mixture of cephradine capsules and gentamicin sulfate (23.33 mL·kg-1·d-1). Intestinal mucosa was collected, and DNA was extracted from each group. The bacterial characteristics in intestinal mucosa were analyzed by MiSeq sequencing based on the 16S rRNA sequencing platform. There were no significant differences in alpha diversity indices among the three groups. The sample distributions in both the normal and QWBZP groups were relatively concentrated, and the distance among individuals was close. However, an opposite result was obtained in the model group. Furthermore, the composition and abundance of species were similar between the normal group and the QWBZP group at both the phylum and genus levels. After treatment with QWBZP, the abundance of Lactobacillus increased, and Proteobacteria decreased, and the Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes ratio decreased to a normal level. Our results ...
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