Query: NC_017079:2243451 Caldilinea aerophila DSM 14535 = NBRC 104270, complete genome Lineage: Caldilinea aerophila; Caldilinea; Caldilineaceae; Caldilineales; Chloroflexi; Bacteria General Information: Caldilinea aerophila strain STL-6-O1T was isolated from a sulfur-turf sample in a pH neutral Japanese hot spring. It stains gram-negative and is facultatively aerobic: it grows both aerobically and anaerobically (fermentatively). Optimal growth occurs at 55 degrees C, pH 7.5 - 8.0. It requires yeast extract.
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General Information: This organism was isolated from human feces and is able to degrade mucin. Loss of this protective barrier may expose the gastrointestinal epithelial cells to pathogenic microorganisms or to the highly acidic gut environment. Akkermansia muciniphila is a member of the Verrucomicrobia which are also common in soil and water.