Acidaminococcus

Acidaminococcus

[‚as·əd‚a·mə·nō′käk·əs]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Veillonellaceae; cells are often oval or kidney-shaped and occur in pairs; amino acids can supply the single energy source.
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Two promising candidates were the Cpf1 enzymes from bacterial species Acidaminococcus and Lachnospiraceae, which Zhang and his colleagues then showed can target genomic loci in human cells.
fragilis group, but not against 12 (20%) of strains of Bilophila wadsworthia, 3 (5%) lactobacilli, and 1 Acidaminococcus fermentans.