Species Akkermansia muciniphila

Name: Akkermansia muciniphila Derrien et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mu.ci.ni’phi.la N.L. neut. n. mucinum, mucin; Gr. masc. adj. philos, loving; N.L. fem. adj. muciniphila, mucin-loving

Type strains: ATCC BAA-835; CIP 107961; DSM 22959; Muc

16S rRNA gene accession number: AY271254

Valid publication: Derrien M, Vaughan EE, Plugge CM, de Vos WM. Akkermansia muciniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a human intestinal mucin-degrading bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1469-1476.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Akkermansia Derrien et al. 2004

Assigned by: Derrien M, Vaughan EE, Plugge CM, de Vos WM. Akkermansia muciniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a human intestinal mucin-degrading bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1469-1476.

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