Summary: A phylum of gram-negative bacteria containing seven class-level groups from a wide variety of environments. Most members are chemoheterotrophs.

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  1. Hill Burns E, Debelius J, Morton J, Wissemann W, Lewis M, Wallen Z, et al. Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's disease medications have distinct signatures of the gut microbiome. Mov Disord. 2017;32:739-749 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings provide new leads and testable hypotheses on the pathophysiology and treatment of PD. © 2017 International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. ..
  2. Pascual J, García López M, Gonzalez I, Genilloud O. Luteolibacter gellanilyticus sp. nov., a gellan-gum-degrading bacterium of the phylum Verrucomicrobia isolated from miniaturized diffusion chambers. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:3951-3959 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is CB-286403T (=DSM 28998T=CECT 8659T). ..
  3. Devos D. Regarding the presence of membrane coat proteins in bacteria: confusion? What confusion?. Bioessays. 2012;34:38-9 pubmed publisher
  4. Burcelin R. The antidiabetic gutsy role of metformin uncovered?. Gut. 2014;63:706-7 pubmed publisher
  5. Cani P, Everard A. [Akkermansia muciniphila: a novel target controlling obesity, type 2 diabetes and inflammation?]. Med Sci (Paris). 2014;30:125-7 pubmed publisher
  6. Soto Del Río M, Dalmasso A, Civera T, Bottero M. Characterization of bacterial communities of donkey milk by high-throughput sequencing. Int J Food Microbiol. 2017;251:67-72 pubmed publisher
    ..sample reads were classified into five phyla: Proteobacteria, Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes, Actinobacteria, and Verrucomicrobia. The most prevalent genera-Pseudomonas, Ralstonia, Acinetobacter, Cupriavidus, Citrobacter and ..
  7. Seregin S, Golovchenko N, Schaf B, Chen J, Pudlo N, Mitchell J, et al. NLRP6 Protects Il10-/- Mice from Colitis by Limiting Colonization of Akkermansia muciniphila. Cell Rep. 2017;19:733-745 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate that A. muciniphila can act as a pathobiont to promote colitis in a genetically susceptible host and that NLRP6 is a key regulator of its abundance. ..
  8. Shang Q, Sun W, Shan X, Jiang H, Cai C, Hao J, et al. Carrageenan-induced colitis is associated with decreased population of anti-inflammatory bacterium, Akkermansia muciniphila, in the gut microbiota of C57BL/6J mice. Toxicol Lett. 2017;279:87-95 pubmed publisher