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
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C with shaking
Atmosphere: Anaerobic, 100% N2
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 Item #BAA-835 can be frozen with a final concentration of 10% glycerol. 

    Date Updated: 11/4/2013