Akkermansia Muciniphila

Does fiber-deprived Akkermansia worsen food allergy?

Does fiber-deprived Akkermansia worsen food allergy?

By Asia Sherman

In a recent study, researchers from the Luxembourg Institute of Health suggested that Akkermansia muciniphila—a bacterium found in the mucus layer of the human intestinal tract—exacerbates food allergies when the gut microbiota of germ-free lab mice is...

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Akkermansia’s immune benefits linked to specific phospholipid

By Stephen Daniells

The potential immunomodulatory properties of Akkermansia muciniphila may be linked to a specific type of phosphatidylethanolamine, says a new paper in Nature that deepens our understanding of how this bacterium supports human health.


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