Sampling methods affect Nematode-Trapping Fungi biodiversity patterns across an elevational gradient
Understanding the patterns of species richness across elevational gradients is a key concept for contemporary research in ecology and evolution, and critical to understanding large-scale trends in biodiversity... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 16, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Wei Deng, Jia-Liang Wang, Matthew B. Scott, Yi-Hao Fang, Shuo-Ran Liu, Xiao-Yan Yang and Wen Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-resolved metagenomics analysis provides insights into the ecological role of Thaumarchaeota in the Amazon River and its plume
Thaumarchaeota are abundant in the Amazon River, where they are the only ammonia-oxidizing archaea. Despite the importance of Thaumarchaeota, little is known about their physiology, mainly because few isolates... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 15, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ot ávio H. B. Pinto, Thais F. Silva, Carla S. Vizzotto, Renata H. Santana, Fabyano A. C. Lopes, Bruno S. Silva, Fabiano L. Thompson and Ricardo H. Kruger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of enterotoxigenic extra-intestinal Bacteroides fragilis among 13-year collection of isolates in Kuwait
Some strains of Bacteroides fragilis species are associated with diarrhea as a result of enterotoxin production (bft or fragilysin). Fragilysin is activated by C11 protease (fpn) and together with C10 protease (b... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 15, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Wafaa Jamal, Fatima Bibi Khodakhast, Ameerah AlAzmi, J όzsef Sόki, Ghayda AlHashem and Vincent O. Rotimi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparisons of microbiological characteristics and antibiotic resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from urban rodents, shrews, and healthy people
The comparisons of molecular characterization and antibiotic resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP) isolates from humans and other animal hosts are not well studied. Our goal was to compare the molecular epidem... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 14, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xue-shan Zhong, Yong-zhi Li, Jing Ge, Gang Xiao, Yun Mo, Yu-qi Wen, Jing-ping Liu, Yi-quan Xiong, Min Qiu, Shu-ting Huo, Ming-ji Cheng and Qing Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

First identification and genotyping of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in humans in Myanmar
Intestinal pathogen infections are widespread among impoverished populations. Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the most common pathogen of intestinal microsporidian species in humans worldwide. However, no epidemiologi... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 13, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yujuan Shen, Baiyan Gong, Xiaohua Liu, Yanchen Wu, Fengkun Yang, Jie Xu, Xiaofan Zhang, Jianping Cao and Aiqin Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biodegradation of endocrine disruptor Bisphenol A by Pseudomonas putida strain YC-AE1 isolated from polluted soil, Guangdong, China
Bisphenol A is an important organic chemical as an intermediate, final and inert ingredient in manufacturing of many important products like polycarbonate plastics, epoxy resins, flame retardants, food –drink p... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 13, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Adel Eltoukhy, Yang Jia, Ruth Nahurira, M. A. Abo-Kadoum, Ibatsam Khokhar, Junhuan Wang and Yanchun Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Detection of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in Norway up to the northern limit of Ixodes ricinus distribution using a novel real time PCR test targeting the groEL gene
After publication of our article [1] it came to our notice that the source of the sequence for the control plasmid, pNeo (Materials and methods: Controls) was incorrectly stated as AB094461. The correct access... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 10, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Andrew Jenkins, Cecilie Raasok, Benedikte N. Pedersen, Kristine Jensen, Åshild Andreassen, Arnulf Soleng, Kristin Skarsfjord Edgar, Heidi Heggen Lindstedt, Vivian Kjelland, Snorre Stuen, Dag Hvidsten and Bjørn-Erik Kristiansen Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Larva of greater wax moth Galleria mellonella is a suitable alternative host for the fish pathogen Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis
Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis (Fno) is the etiological agent of francisellosis in cultured warm water fish, such as tilapia. Antibiotics are administered to treat the disease but a better understandin... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 9, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Winarti Achmad Sarmin Djainal, Khalid Shahin, Matthijs Metselaar, Alexandra Adams and Andrew P. Desbois Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of resazurin-based assay for rapid detection of polymyxin-resistant gram-negative bacteria
Colistin resistance is considered a serious problem due to a lack of alternative antibiotics. The Rapid ResaPolymyxin Acinetobacter/Pseudomonas NP test is a resazurin reduction-based technique that relies on the ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 8, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Huaiyu Jia, Renchi Fang, Jie Lin, Xuebin Tian, Yajie Zhao, Lijiang Chen, Jianming Cao and Tieli Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nucleotide polymorphism assay for the identification of west African group Bacillus anthracis: a lineage lacking anthrose
The exosporium of the anthrax-causing Bacillus anthracis endospores display a tetrasaccharide composed of three rhamnose residues and an unusual sugar termed anthrose. Anthrose is a proposed potential target for ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 7, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Diansy Zincke, Michael H. Norris, Berzhan Kurmanov, Ted L. Hadfield and Jason K. Blackburn Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Temporal analysis of mRNA expression profiles in Orientia infected C3HeB/FeJ mouse
Scrub typhus causes up to 35% mortality if left untreated. One billion people living in the endemic regions are at risk. In spite of its heavy disease burden in some of the most populated areas in the world, t... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 6, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Chien-Chung Chao, Ruoting Yang, Zhiwen Zhang, Tatyana Belinskaya, Chye-Teik Chan, Stacy-Ann Miller, Rasha Hammamieh, Marti Jett and Wei-Mei Ching Tags: Research article Source Type: research

HpaXpm, a novel harpin of Xanthomonas phaseoli pv. manihotis, acts as an elicitor with high thermal stability, reduces disease, and promotes plant growth
Harpins are proteins secreted by the type III secretion system of Gram-negative bacteria during pathogen –plant interactions that can act as elicitors, stimulating defense and plant growth in many types of non-... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 6, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yue Liu, Xiaoyun Zhou, Wenbo Liu, Jiamin Huang, Qinghuan Liu, Jianzhang Sun, Xinfeng Cai and Weiguo Miao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro synergy between sodium deoxycholate and furazolidone against enterobacteria
Antimicrobial combinations have been proven as a promising approach in the confrontation with multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens. In the present study, we identify and characterize a synergistic interact... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 6, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Vuong Van Hung Le, Catrina Olivera, Julian Spagnuolo, Ieuan G. Davies and Jasna Rakonjac Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An improved bind-n-seq strategy to determine protein-DNA interactions validated using the bacterial transcriptional regulator YipR
Interactions between transcription factors and DNA lie at the centre of many biological processes including DNA recombination, replication, repair and transcription. Most bacteria encode diverse proteins that ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 2, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Shi-qi An, Miguel A. Valvano, Yan-hua Yu, Jeremy S. Webb and Guillermo Lopez Campos Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Method comparison for the direct enumeration of bacterial species using a chemostat model of the human colon
Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) has a high recurrent infection rate. Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has been used successfully to treat recurrent CDI, but much remains unknown about the human gu... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - January 2, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ines B. Moura, Charmaine Normington, Duncan Ewin, Emma Clark, Mark H. Wilcox, Anthony M. Buckley and Caroline H. Chilton Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Application of LpxC enzyme inhibitor to inhibit some fast-growing bacteria in human gut bacterial culturomics
Culturomics can ascertain traces of microorganisms to be cultivated using different strategies and identified by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization –time-of-flight mass spectrometry or 16S rDNA sequenc... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Fengyi Hou, Yuxiao Chang, Zongyu Huang, Ni Han, Lei Bin, Huimin Deng, Zhengchao Li, Zhiyuan Pan, Lei Ding, Hong Gao, Ruifu Yang, Fachao Zhi and Yujing Bi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary progressive multiple sclerosis in a Russian cohort: relationship with gut bacterial diversity
Gut microbiota has been increasingly acknowledged to shape significantly human health, contributing to various autoimmune diseases, both intestinal and non-intestinal, including multiple sclerosis (MS). Gut mi... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Madina Kozhieva, Natalia Naumova, Tatiana Alikina, Alexey Boyko, Valentin Vlassov and Marsel R. Kabilov Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An in vitro collagen perfusion wound biofilm model; with applications for antimicrobial studies and microbial metabolomics
The majority of in vitro studies of medically relevant biofilms involve the development of biofilm on an inanimate solid surface. However, infection in vivo consists of biofilm growth on, or suspended within, ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Elisabeth A. Slade, Robin M. S. Thorn, Amber Young and Darren M. Reynolds Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Gut bacteria of weevils developing on plant roots under extreme desert conditions
Many phytophagous insects, whose diet is generally nitrogen-poor, rely on gut bacteria to compensate for nutritional deficits. Accordingly, we hypothesized that insects in desert environments may evolve associ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Fengqun Meng, Nitsan Bar-Shmuel, Reut Shavit, Adi Behar and Michal Segoli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term impact of fecal transplantation in healthy volunteers
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has been recently approved by FDA for the treatment of refractory recurrent clostridial colitis (rCDI). Success of FTM in treatment of rCDI led to a number of studies inv... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Oleg V. Goloshchapov, Evgenii I. Olekhnovich, Sergey V. Sidorenko, Ivan S. Moiseev, Maxim A. Kucher, Dmitry E. Fedorov, Alexander V. Pavlenko, Alexander I. Manolov, Vladimir V. Gostev, Vladimir A. Veselovsky, Ksenia M. Klimina, Elena S. Kostryukova, Evgen Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Phenotypic and molecular characterization of antimicrobial resistance in Trueperella pyogenes strains isolated from bovine mastitis and metritis
Trueperella pyogenes is one of the most clinically imperative bacteria responsible for severe cases of mastitis and metritis, particularly in postpartum dairy cows. The bacterium has emergence of antibiotic resis... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 27, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mobin Rezanejad, Sepideh Karimi and Hassan Momtaz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pan-genome diversification and recombination in Cronobacter sakazakii, an opportunistic pathogen in neonates, and insights to its xerotolerant lifestyle
Cronobacter sakazakii is an emerging opportunistic bacterial pathogen known to cause neonatal and pediatric infections, including meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis, and bacteremia. Multiple disease outbreaks ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 27, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Isaiah Paolo A. Lee and Cheryl P. Andam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Variation of growth characteristics of pneumococcus with environmental conditions
Pneumococcus is exposed to a variety of temperature and oxygen levels in the upper respiratory tract and as it invades the lung, tissues, and blood. We sought to determine the effect of environmental variabili... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Adrienn T óthpál, Katherine Desobry, Shreyas S. Joshi, Anne L. Wyllie and Daniel M. Weinberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gut bacterial diversity and physiological traits of Anastrepha fraterculus Brazilian-1 morphotype males are affected by antibiotic treatment
The interaction between gut bacterial symbionts and Tephritidae became the focus of several studies that showed that bacteria contributed to the nutritional status and the reproductive potential of its fruit f... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mar ía Laura Juárez, Lida Elena Pimper, Guillermo Enrique Bachmann, Claudia Alejandra Conte, María Josefina Ruiz, Lucía Goane, Pilar Medina Pereyra, Felipe Castro, Julieta Salgueiro, Jorge Luis Cladera, Patricia Carina Fernández, Kostas Bourtzis, Sil Tags: Research Source Type: research

Joint FAO/IAEA coordinated research project on “use of symbiotic bacteria to reduce mass-rearing costs and increase mating success in selected fruit pests in support of SIT application”
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Source: BMC Microbiology - December 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Carlos C áceres, George Tsiamis, Boaz Yuval, Edouard Jurkevitch and Kostas Bourtzis Tags: Introduction Source Type: research

Assessment of the Bacteria community structure across life stages of the Chinese Citrus Fly, Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Symbiotic bacteria play a critical role in insect ’s biology. They also offer great opportunities to improve on current pest management techniques. In order to exploit and integrate the roles played by the gut ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Awawing Anjwengwo Andongma, Lun Wan, Yong-Cheng Dong, Yu-Lei Wang, Jin He and Chang-Ying Niu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Commensal microbiota modulates larval foraging behaviour, development rate and pupal production in Bactrocera tryoni
Commensal microbes can promote survival and growth of developing insects, and have important fitness implications in adulthood. Insect larvae can acquire commensal microbes through two main routes: by vertical... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Juliano Morimoto, Binh Nguyen, Shabnam T. Tabrizi, Ida Lundb äck, Phillip W. Taylor, Fleur Ponton and Toni A. Chapman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Enterobacter sp. AA26 gut symbiont as a protein source for Mediterranean fruit fly mass-rearing and sterile insect technique applications
Insect species have established sophisticated symbiotic associations with diverse groups of microorganisms including bacteria which have been shown to affect several aspects of their biology, physiology, ecolo... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Georgios A. Kyritsis, Antonios A. Augustinos, Spyridon Ntougias, Nikos T. Papadopoulos, Kostas Bourtzis and Carlos C áceres Tags: Research Source Type: research

The sensor kinase BfmS controls production of outer membrane vesicles in Acinetobacter baumannii
Acinetobacter baumannii is an important opportunistic pathogen responsible for various nosocomial infections. The BfmRS two-component system plays a role in pathogenesis and antimicrobial resistance of A. baumann... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Se Yeon Kim, Mi Hyun Kim, Seung Il Kim, Joo Hee Son, Shukho Kim, Yoo Chul Lee, Minsang Shin, Man Hwan Oh and Je Chul Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pathogenic fungi-induced susceptibility is mitigated by mutual Lactobacillus plantarum in the Drosophila melanogaster model
Since animals frequently encounter a variety of harmful fungi in nature, their ability to develop sophisticated anti-fungal strategies allows them to flourish across the globe. Extensive studies have highlight... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Wanzhen Su, Jialin Liu, Peng Bai, Baocang Ma and Wei Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The dishwasher rubber seal acts as a reservoir of bacteria in the home environment
In modern lifestyles, people make their everyday tasks easier by using household appliances, for example dishwashers. Previous studies showed massive contamination of dishwasher rubber seals with fungi, thus b... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 19, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jerneja Zupan čič, Martina Turk, Miha Črnigoj, Jerneja Ambrožič Avguštin and Nina Gunde-Cimerman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genetic diversity of Listeria monocytogenes strains in ruminant abortion and rhombencephalitis cases in comparison with the natural environment
Listeria monocytogenes is the causative agent of listeriosis, a serious disease affecting both animals and humans. Here, multilocus sequence typing (MLST) was used to characterize the genetic diversity of Listeri... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 18, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Bojan Papi ć, Mateja Pate, Benjamin Félix and Darja Kušar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

ShiF acts as an auxiliary factor of aerobactin secretion in meningitis Escherichia coli strain S88
The neonatal meningitis E. coli (NMEC) strain S88 carries a ColV plasmid named pS88 which is involved in meningeal virulence. Transcriptional analysis of pS88 in human serum revealed a strong upregulation of an O... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 17, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mathieu Genuini, Philippe Bidet, Jean-Fran çois Benoist, Dimitri Schlemmer, Chloé Lemaitre, André Birgy and Stéphane Bonacorsi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of the molecular characteristics of Brucella isolates from Guangxi Province, China
Human brucellosis has become a severe public health problem in China ’s Guangxi Province, and there has been higher prevalence of brucellosis in this region after 2010. Both multiple locus variable-number tande... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zhi-guo Liu, Miao Wang, Hong-yan Zhao, Dong-ri Piao, Hai Jiang and Zhen-jun Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thymol tolerance in Escherichia coli induces morphological, metabolic and genetic changes
Thymol is a phenolic compound used for its wide spectrum antimicrobial activity. There is a limited understanding of the antimicrobial mechanisms underlying thymol activity. To investigate this, E. coli strain JM... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Fatemah Al-Kandari, Rabeah Al-Temaimi, Arnoud H. M. van Vliet and Martin J. Woodward Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Role of membrane compartment occupied by Can1 (MCC) and eisosome subdomains in plant pathogenicity of the necrotrophic fungus Alternaria brassicicola
MCC/eisosomes are membrane microdomains that have been proposed to participate in the plasma membrane function in particular by regulating the homeostasis of lipids, promoting the recruitment of specific prote... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Justine Colou, Guillaume Quang N ’Guyen, Ophélie Dubreu, Kévin Fontaine, Anthony Kwasiborski, Franck Bastide, Florence Manero, Bruno Hamon, Sophie Aligon, Philippe Simoneau and Thomas Guillemette Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Whole-genome sequence-based comparison and profiling of virulence-associated genes of Bacillus cereus group isolates from diverse sources in Japan
The complete genome sequences of 44 Bacillus cereus group isolates collected from diverse sources in Japan were analyzed to determine their genetic backgrounds and diversity levels in Japan. Multilocus sequence t... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Akiko Okutani, Satoshi Inoue, Akira Noguchi, Yoshihiro Kaku and Shigeru Morikawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative study on the effects of different feeding habits and diets on intestinal microbiota in Acipenser baeri Brandt and Huso huso
Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baeri Brandt) and Beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) are two important commercial fish in China, and the feeding habits of them are very different. Diets and feeding habits are two significa... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Guanling Xu, Wei Xing, Tieliang Li, Min Xue, Zhihong Ma, Na Jiang and Lin Luo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy of lyticase and β-glucosidase enzymes on biofilm degradation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains with different gene profiles
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a nosocomial pathogen that causes severe infections in immunocompromised patients. Biofilm plays a significant role in the resistance of this bacterium and complicates the treatment of i... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Maryam Banar, Mohammad Emaneini, Reza Beigverdi, Rima Fanaei Pirlar, Narges Node Farahani, Willem B. van Leeuwen and Fereshteh Jabalameli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

iTRAQ-based proteomic analysis reveals the mechanisms of Botrytis cinerea controlled with Wuyiencin
Grey mould is an important plant disease worldwide, caused by Botrytis cinerea, resulting in serious economic loss. Wuyiencin, a low toxicity, high efficiency, and broad-spectrum agricultural antibiotic, has been... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Liming Shi, Beibei Ge, Jinzi Wang, Binghua Liu, Jinjin Ma, Qiuhe Wei and Kecheng Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Severe gut microbiota dysbiosis caused by malnourishment can be partly restored during 3  weeks of refeeding with fortified corn-soy-blend in a piglet model of childhood malnutrition
Childhood malnutrition is a global health challenge associated with multiple adverse consequences, including delayed maturation of the gut microbiota (GM) which might induce long-term immune dysfunction and st... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 10, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Bingfeng Leng, Maria B. S ørensen, Witold Kot, Thomas Thymann, Lukasz Krych and Dennis S. Nielsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diversity and bioactivities of fungal endophytes from Distylium chinense, a rare waterlogging tolerant plant endemic to the Three Gorges Reservoir
This study h... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 10, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xiaoxiang Duan, Fangfang Xu, Dan Qin, Tiancong Gao, Weiyun Shen, Shihao Zuo, Baohong Yu, Jieru Xu, Yajun Peng and Jinyan Dong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CtcS, a MarR family regulator, regulates chlortetracycline biosynthesis
Chlortetracycline (CTC) is one of the commercially important tetracyclines (TCs) family product and is mainly produced by Streptomyces. CTC is still in a great demand due to its broad-spectrum activity against pa... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 10, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Lingxin Kong, Jia Liu, Xiaoqing Zheng, Zixin Deng and Delin You Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Change of the duodenal mucosa-associated microbiota is related to intestinal metaplasia
In this study, we aimed to investigate the characteristics of the duodenal mucosal microbiota of patients with intestinal metaplasia (IM) and compare it with those of the gastric mucosal microbiota. (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jian Gong, Lixiang Li, Xiuli Zuo and Yanqing Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Moraxella catarrhalis phase-variable DNA methyltransferase ModM3 is an epigenetic regulator that affects bacterial survival in an in vivo model of otitis media
Moraxella catarrhalis is a leading cause of otitis media (OM) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). M. catarrhalis contains a Type III DNA adenine methyltransferase (ModM) that is phase-variably expre... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Luke V. Blakeway, Aimee Tan, Joseph A. Jurcisek, Lauren O. Bakaletz, John M. Atack, Ian R. Peak and Kate L. Seib Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antiviral activity of mitoxantrone dihydrochloride against human herpes simplex virus mediated by suppression of the viral immediate early genes
HSV-1 is a common pathogen that infects 50 –90% of the human population worldwide. HSV-1 causes numerous infection-related diseases, some of which are severely life-threatening. There are antiviral medications ... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Qiang Huang, Jue Hou, Peng Yang, Jun Yan, Xiaoliang Yu, Ying Zhuo, Sudan He and Feng Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spatial structure of the microbiome in the gut of Pomacea canaliculata
Gut microbes can contribute to their hosts in food digestion, nutrient absorption, and inhibiting the growth of pathogens. However, only limited studies have focused on the gut microbiota of freshwater snails. Po... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Lan-Hua Li, Shan Lv, Yan Lu, Ding-Qi Bi, Yun-Hai Guo, Jia-Tong Wu, Zhi-Yuan Yue, Guang-Yao Mao, Zhong-Xin Guo, Yi Zhang and Yun-Feng Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Household cockroaches carry CTX-M-15-, OXA-48- and NDM-1-producing enterobacteria, and share beta-lactam resistance determinants with humans
This study was designed to investigate whether household cockroaches harbor cephalosporin-resistant enterobacteria that share resistance determinants with human inhabitants. From February through July 2016, wh... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 4, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Noah Obeng-Nkrumah, Appiah-Korang Labi, Harriet Blankson, Georgina Awuah-Mensah, Daniel Oduro-Mensah, Judelove Anum, James Teye, Solomon Dzidzornu Kwashie, Evariste Bako, Patrick Ferdinand Ayeh-Kumi and Richard Asmah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genomic and evolutionary features of two AHPND positive Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated from shrimp (Penaeus monodon) of south-west Bangladesh
Due to its rapid lethal effect in the early development stage of shrimp, acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) has been causing great economic losses, since its first outbreak in southeast China in 2... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Shawon Ahmmed, Md. Abdullah-Al-Kamran Khan, Md. Mostavi Enan Eshik, Nusrat Jahan Punom, Abul Bashar Mir Md. Khademul Islam and Mohammad Shamsur Rahman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistance and mutations in the gyrA, parC and parE genes of Riemerella anatipestifer isolated from ducks in China
Riemerella anatipestifer is one of the most serious infectious disease-causing pathogens in the duck industry. Drug administration is an important method for prevention and treatment of infection in duck producti... (Source: BMC Microbiology)
Source: BMC Microbiology - December 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dekang Zhu, Mingyu Zheng, Jinge Xu, Mingshu Wang, Renyong Jia, Shun Chen, Mafeng Liu, Xinxin Zhao, Qiao Yang, Ying Wu, Shaqiu Zhang, Juan Huang, Yunya Liu, Ling Zhang, Yanling Yu, Leichang Pan & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research