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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Faecalibacterium prausnitzii
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
see DSMZ medium 330 or 339

Respiration:
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii is anaerobic

Gram Stain:
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii is Gram stain negative

Motility:
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Clostridia; Clostridiales; Ruminococcaceae; Faecalibacterium

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Miscellaneous:
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii was first isolated from human feces.

Human health and disease:
Faecalibacterium prausnitzii is an anti-inflammatory commensal bacterium. A reduction in the numbers of this bacteria has been associated with Chron Disease.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.


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