Akkermansia muciniphila Derrien et al. (ATCC® BAA-835)

Strain Designations: Muc [CIP 107961]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Muc [CIP 107961]
Degrades mucin
Feces, human
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Akkermansia muciniphila ATCC BAA-835, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor M Derrien
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Feces, human
Year of Origin March 2002

Derrien M, et al. Akkermansia muciniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a human intestinal mucin-degrading bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 1469-1476, 2004. PubMed: 15388697

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY271254 Akkermansia muciniphila strain Muc 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP001071 Akkermansia muciniphila ATCC BAA-835, complete genome.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation
  1. Cryopreservation for ATCC item no. BAA-835

    ATCC BAA-835 can be frozen with a final concentration of 10% glycerol. 

    Date Updated: 12/14/2017
  2. ATCC BAA-835 medium preparation

    Date Updated: 12/14/2017