Query: NC_013192:1886337 Leptotrichia buccalis DSM 1135, complete genome Lineage: Leptotrichia buccalis; Leptotrichia; Leptotrichiaceae; Fusobacteriales; Fusobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37C; Habitat: Blood, Human oral microflora. Leptotrichia buccalis DSM 1135 was isolated from dental plaque. This organism is a member of the normal human oral microbial community but has occasionally been implicated in cases of septicemia and endocarditis.
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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.