What is Parapedobacter koreensis?
Parapedobacter koreensis is a Gram-negative, non-spore-forming, rod-shaped, and non-motile bacterium from the genus of Parapedobacter which has been isolated from dried rice straw. It is a member of the Sphingobacteriaceae family.
What does Parapedobacter koreensis do in the body?
The exact role of Parapedobacter koreensis in the body is not fully understood. However, it is thought to play a role in the breakdown of plant matter and the production of vitamins. It may also have some beneficial effects on the immune system.
What if you have too high Parapedobacter koreensis?
There is no evidence that having too high levels of Parapedobacter koreensis is harmful. However, some studies have found that high levels of the bacterium may be associated with inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s disease.