Species Akkermansia glycaniphila

Name: Akkermansia glycaniphila Ouwerkerk et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: gly.ca.ni’phi.la N.L. neut. n. glycanum, glycan; N.L. fem. adj. phila, friend, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. philê, loving; N.L. fem. adj. glycaniphila, glycan-loving

Gender: feminine

Type strains: CIP 110913; DSM 100705; Pyt

16S rRNA gene: KT254068 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ouwerkerk JP, Aalvink S, Belzer C, de Vos WM. Akkermansia glycaniphila sp. nov., an anaerobic mucin-degrading bacterium isolated from reticulated python faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4614-4620.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:179-182.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Akkermansia Derrien et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ouwerkerk JP, Aalvink S, Belzer C, de Vos WM. Akkermansia glycaniphila sp. nov., an anaerobic mucin-degrading bacterium isolated from reticulated python faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4614-4620.

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