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  1. Electronic cigarettes (ECs) have been widely used by young individuals in the U.S. while being considered less harmful than conventional tobacco cigarettes. However, ECs have increasingly been regarded as a he...

    Authors: Bongsoo Park, Hyunwook Koh, Michael Patatanian, Hermes Reyes-Caballero, Ni Zhao, Jill Meinert, Janet T. Holbrook, Leah I. Leinbach and Shyam Biswal
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:35
  2. Gut microbiota is involved in the development of liver diseases such as fibrosis. We and others identified that selected sets of gut bacterial DNA and bacteria translocate to tissues, notably the liver, to est...

    Authors: Camille Champion, Radu M. Neagoe, Maria Effernberger, Daniela T. Sala, Florence Servant, Jeffrey E. Christensen, Maria Arnoriaga-Rodriguez, Jacques Amar, Benjamin Lelouvier, Pascale Loubieres, Vincent Azalbert, Matthieu Minty, Charlotte Thomas, Vincent Blasco-Baque, Fabrice Gamboa, Herbert Tilg…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:34
  3. Differences in the composition and diversity of the gut microbial communities among individuals are influenced by environmental factors. However, there is limited research on factors affecting microbiome varia...

    Authors: Tung Hoang, Minjung Kim, Ji Won Park, Seung-Yong Jeong, Jeeyoo Lee and Aesun Shin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:33
  4. Interactions between diet, stress and the gut microbiome are of interest as a means to modulate health and performance. Here, in vitro fermentation was used to explore the effects of a sudden change in diet, 2...

    Authors: Ida Gisela Pantoja-Feliciano, J. Philip Karl, Matthew Perisin, Laurel A. Doherty, Holly L. McClung, Nicholes J. Armstrong, Rebecca Renberg, Kenneth Racicot, Tobyn Branck, Steve Arcidiacono and Jason W. Soares
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:32
  5. Great variation has been observed in the composition of the normal microbiota of the ocular surface, and therefore, in addition to differences in detection techniques, the method of collecting ocular surface s...

    Authors: Zhangling Chen, Zhaoyu Xiang, Lipu Cui, Xinran Qin, Shuli Chen, Huiyi Jin and Haidong Zou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:31
  6. Endophytic fungi of medicinal plants, as special microorganisms, are important sources of antibacterial compounds. However, the diversity and antibacterial activity of endophytic fungi from Pinellia Tenore have n...

    Authors: Kun Kong, Zhongdi Huang, Shuping Shi, Weidong Pan and Yinglao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:30
  7. Trametes gibbosa, which is a white-rot fungus of the Polyporaceae family found in the cold temperate zone, causes spongy white rot on wood. Laccase can oxidize benzene homologs and is one of the important oxidase...

    Authors: Jie Chen, Yi Ye, Yujie Chi, Xin Hao and Qingquan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:29
  8. Antimicrobial resistance has a direct impact on the ability to treat common infections, and this was worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide surveillance studies are lacking and resistance rates vary ...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Abdel Gawad, Walaa Mohamed Omar Ashry, Sherief El-Ghannam, Mahmoud Hussein and Ahmed Yousef
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:28
  9. Listeria monocytogenes are Gram-positive rods, which are the etiological factor of listeriosis. L. monocytogenes quickly adapts to changing environmental conditions. Since the main source of rods is food, its eli...

    Authors: Natalia Wiktorczyk-Kapischke, Krzysztof Skowron, Ewa Wałecka-Zacharska, Katarzyna Grudlewska-Buda, Kacper Wnuk, Katarzyna Buszko and Eugenia Gospodarek-Komkowska
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:27
  10. Malus sieversii (Ldb.) Roem. is the original species of modern cultivated apple and a key national essential conservation plant in China. In recent years, degradation and death of wild apple has been exacerbated ...

    Authors: Huiying Jiao, Liqiang Liu, Ruizhe Wang, Wei Qin and Bo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:26
  11. Typhoid fever is transmitted by ingestion of polluted water, contaminated food, and stool of typhoid-infected individuals, mostly in developing countries with poor hygienic environments. To find novel therapeu...

    Authors: Muneeba Afzal, Syed Shah Hassan, Saman Sohail, Ihosvany Camps, Yasmin Khan, Zarrin Basharat, Asad Karim, Muhammad Aurongzeb, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Salman and Carlos M. Morel
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:25
  12. The emergence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains is increasing worldwide. To overcome these life-threatening infections, the development of new treatment approaches is critical. For this purpo...

    Authors: Maryam Pourhajibagher, Nava Hosseini and Abbas Bahador
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:23
  13. Rifaximin has been increasingly applied in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) treatment. Whether there were differences in the effects of rifaximin on microbiota from different intestinal segments, especially the ...

    Authors: Shengyan Zhang, Gaichao Hong, Gangping Li, Wei Qian, Yu Jin and Xiaohua Hou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:22
  14. Few studies have investigated the vaginal microbiota (VM) in women living with HIV (WLWH) in the context of high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) infection, even though WLWH are at an increased risk of HPV-r...

    Authors: Monserrat Chávez-Torres, Maria Gómez-Palacio-Schjetnan, Gustavo Reyes-Terán, Olivia Briceño, Santiago Ávila-Ríos, Karla Alejandra Romero-Mora and Sandra Pinto-Cardoso
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:21
  15. The floc is a characteristic of microbial aggregate growth, displaying cloudy suspensions in water. Floc formation has been demonstrated in a series of bacteria and the floc-forming bacteria play a crucial rol...

    Authors: Ming Xia, Dianzhen Yu, Han Chen, Jingcheng Dai, Na Gao, Shuyang Li, Xuezhi Bi and Dongru Qiu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:20
  16. A. Baumannii is an opportunistic nosocomial pathogen which has severe antibiotic resistance. However, the epidemiology is less clearly understood in Jilin province and China. Thus, 89 A. baumannii isolates from a...

    Authors: Qingsong You, Xue Du, Nannan Hu, Yusi Zhang, Na Zhang, Fusheng Wang, Jinghua Li, Yanbo sun, Fang Wang and Hongyan Shi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:19
  17. The absorption and utilization of proteins by animals is affected by the amino acid (AA) release characteristics of their diets. In the present study, we aimed to determine the effects of diets with various am...

    Authors: Mengmeng Mi, Zhiwen Shen, Nianzhi Hu, Qiyu Zhang, Bin Wang, Li Pan, Guixin Qin, Nan Bao and Yuan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:18
  18. Sigma factor B (SigB) is the central regulator of the general stress response in Bacillus subtilis and regulates a group of genes in response to various stressors, known as the SigB regulon members. Genes that ar...

    Authors: Kah Yen Claire Yeak, Jos Boekhorst, Michiel Wels, Tjakko Abee and Marjon H J Wells-Bennik
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:17
  19. Astrephomene is an interesting green algal genus that, together with Volvox, shows convergent evolution of spheroidal multicellular bodies with somatic cells of the colonial or multicellular volvocine lineage. A ...

    Authors: Hisayoshi Nozaki, Fumi Mori, Yoko Tanaka, Ryo Matsuzaki, Shota Yamashita, Haruyo Yamaguchi and Masanobu Kawachi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:16
  20. Escherichia coli (E. coli) are typically present as commensal bacteria in the gastro-intestinal tract of most animals including poultry species, but some avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC) strains can cause localize...

    Authors: Aijing Feng, Sadia Akter, Spencer A. Leigh, Hui Wang, G. Todd Pharr, Jeff Evans, Scott L. Branton, Martha Pulido Landinez, Lanny Pace and Xiu-Feng Wan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:15
  21. Tetragenococcus (T.) halophilus is a common member of the microbial consortia of food fermented under high salt conditions. These comprises salty condiments based on soy or lupine beans, fish sauce, shrimp paste...

    Authors: Tobias Link and Matthias A. Ehrmann
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:14
  22. Characteristics of airway microbiota might influence asthma status or asthma phenotype. Identifying the airway microbiome can help to investigate its role in the development of asthma phenotypes or small airwa...

    Authors: Yi Li, Congying Zou, Jieying Li, Wen Wang, Yue Guo, Lifang Zhao, Chunguo Jiang, Peng Zhao and Xingqin An
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:13
  23. Foodborne pathogens and spoilage bacteria survived in the biofilm pose a serious threat to food safety and human health. It is urgent to find safe and effective methods to control the planktonic bacteria as we...

    Authors: Chengran Guan, Wenjuan Zhang, Jianbo Su, Feng Li, Dawei Chen, Xia Chen, Yujun Huang, Ruixia Gu and Chenchen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:12
  24. Glutathione is an important bioactive tripeptide and is widely used in the food, medicine, and cosmetics industries. The aim of this study was to provide an efficient method for producing GSH and to explore it...

    Authors: Xinyi Hu, Xinlei Shen, Shen Zhu, Huawei Zeng and Yuying Shuai
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:11
  25. Endophytic bacteria are an important biological control for nematodes. We isolated the nematicidal Bacillus cereus NJSZ-13 from healthy Pinus elliottii trunks. Bioassay experiments showed killing of all tested ne...

    Authors: Liangliang Li, Yufeng Sun, Fengmao Chen, Dejun Hao and Jiajin Tan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:10
  26. Cytosine deaminase (CDA) is a prodrug mediating enzyme converting 5-flurocytosine into 5-flurouracil with profound broad-range anticancer activity towards various cell lines. Availability, molecular stability,...

    Authors: Ashraf S. A. El-Sayed, Amgad M. Rady, Hossam Taha Mohamed, Nabila Zein, Marwa A. Yassin, Nabil Z. Mohamed, Abdallah Hassan, Mahmoud M. Amer, Reyad El-Sharakawy, Aya Ali El-Sharkawy, Nesma El-Sayed and Mostafa G. Ali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:9
  27. Verticillium wilt, caused by the fungus Verticillium dahliae, leads to significant losses in cotton yield worldwide. Biocontrol management is a promising means of suppressing verticillium wilt. The purpose of the...

    Authors: Lin Zhang, Yu Wang, Shengwei Lei, Hongxin Zhang, Ziyang Liu, Jianwei Yang and Qiuhong Niu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:8
  28. Globally, the highest burden of bovine and human tuberculosis resides in Africa and Asia. Tuberculosis (TB) is the second leading single infectious killer after severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus-2...

    Authors: Ayi Vandi Kwaghe, James Agbo Ameh, Caleb Ayuba Kudi, Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali, Hezekiah Kehinde Adesokan, Victor Oluwatoyin Akinseye, Olubukola Deborah Adelakun, Joy Gararawa Usman and Simeon Idowu Cadmus
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:7
  29. The control of cellular zinc (Zn) concentrations by dedicated import and export systems is essential for the survival and virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The transcription of its many Zn transporters is ther...

    Authors: Verena Ducret, Diego Gonzalez, Sara Leoni, Martina Valentini and Karl Perron
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:6
  30. Enterococcus faecalis remains one of the most common pathogens causing infection in surgical patients. Our goal was to evaluate the antibiotic resistance of E. faecalis, causing infections in a surgical clinic, ...

    Authors: Georgios V. Zacharopoulos, Georgios A. Manios, Marios Papadakis, Dimitra Koumaki, Sofia Maraki, Dimitrios Kassotakis, Eelco De Bree and Andreas Manios
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:5
  31. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) severely damages the epithelial cells of the gut lining leading to an inflamed leaky gut, translocation of microbial products, and dysbiosis resulting in systemic immune acti...

    Authors: Panashe Chandiwana, Privilege Tendai Munjoma, Arthur John Mazhandu, Jiaqi Li, Isabel Baertschi, Jacqueline Wyss, Sebastian Bruno Ulrich Jordi, Lovemore Ronald Mazengera, Bahtiyar Yilmaz, Benjamin Misselwitz and Kerina Duri
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:4
  32. Exploring the microbiome in multiple body sites of a livestock species informs approaches to promote its health and performance through efficient and sustainable modulation of these microbial ecosystems. Here,...

    Authors: Andrew Wange Bugenyi, Ma-Ro Lee, Yeon-Jae Choi, Ki-Duk Song, Hak-Kyo Lee, Young-Ok Son, Dong-Sun Lee, Sang-Chul Lee, Young-June Son and Jaeyoung Heo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:3
  33. Burkholderia cenocepacia is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause acute and chronic infections in patients with weakened immune systems and in patients with cystic fibrosis. B. cenocepacia is resistant to many...

    Authors: Anna G. Mankovich, Kristen Maciel, Madison Kavanaugh, Erin Kistler, Emily Muckle and Christine L. Weingart
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:2
  34. The demand for natural coloring and preservative agents in food industry is increasing day by day as a result of awareness of the negative health effects of synthetic color preservatives. Consumers want foods ...

    Authors: Ibrahim A. Soliman, Yasmeen A. Hasanien, Amira G. Zaki, Hany A. Shawky and Amr A. Nassrallah
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:325
  35. For the burgeoning global population, sustainable agriculture practices are crucial for accomplishing the zero-hunger goal. The agriculture sector is very concerned about the rise in insecticide resistance and...

    Authors: Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal, Suresh Janardhan Gawande, P. S. Soumia, Ram Krishna, Anukool Vaishnav and Avinash Bapurao Ade
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:324
  36. Recent years, Burkholderia species have emerged as a new source of natural products (NPs) with increasing attractions. Genome mining suggests the Burkholderia genomes include many natural product biosynthetic gen...

    Authors: Khorshed Alam, Yiming Zhao, Xuefei Lu, Kai Gong, Lin Zhong, Jinfang Hao, Md. Mahmudul Islam, Saiful Islam, Geng Li, Youming Zhang, Ruijuan Li and Aiying Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:323
  37. Populus euphratica Olivier is a kind of tree capable of growing in extremely arid desert and semi-desert environments. In this study, a culture-dependent method was used to analyze the bacterial diversity of ste...

    Authors: Nusratgul Anwar, Yuhang Jiang, Wenbo Ma, Yuhao Yao, Jue Li, Gulibahaer Ababaikeli, Guoqiang Li and Ting Ma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:322
  38. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is associated with remodeling of gut microbiota. Many studies have found H. pylori infection and eradication therapy can alter the gut microbiota. However, few studies ex...

    Authors: Meng-Yan Cui, Zhen-Yu Cui, Meng-Qi Zhao, Meng-Jie Zhang, Qiao-Li Jiang, Jing-Jing Wang, Lun-Gen Lu and Ying-Ying Lu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:321
  39. Pathogenic microbes still become obstacles that can reduce the quality of plant growth, including ramie (Boehmeria nivea) plants. The study identified the microbiome and antagonistic interaction of the endophytic...

    Authors: Asri Peni Wulandari, Erin Triani, Kartika Sari, Mila Prasetyani, Mohamad Nurzaman, Rully Dyah Purwati, Riksfardini A. Ermawar and Anne Nuraini
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:320
  40. Low temperatures greatly limit the growth of microorganisms. Low-temperature adaptation in microorganisms involves multiple mechanisms. Carotenoids are naturally occurring lipid-soluble pigments that act as an...

    Authors: Rui Guo, Tao Liu, Caina Guo, Gongshui Chen, Jingdie Fan and Qi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:319
  41. The aims of this study were to construct spore-displayed p40, a Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GG-derived soluble protein, using spore surface display technology and to evaluate transcriptional responses in human i...

    Authors: Soo Ji Kang, Jeong A Moon, Do Yeong Son and Kwang Won Hong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:316
  42. Myxomycetes are a group of eukaryotes belonging to Amoebozoa, which are characterized by a distinctive life cycle, including the plasmodium stage and fruit body stage. Plasmodia are all found to be associated ...

    Authors: Shu Li, Bao Qi, Wan Wang, Xueyan Peng, Andrey A Gontcharov, Bao Liu, Qi Wang and Yu Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:314
  43. Streptococcus agalactiae or group B Streptococcus (GBS) asymptomatically colonizes the genitourinary tracts of up to 30% of pregnant women. Globally, GBS is an important cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality...

    Authors: Sarah Shabayek, Asmaa M. Abdellah, Mohammed Salah, Mohammed Ramadan and Nora Fahmy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:313
  44. Cattle industry is critical for China’s livestock industry, whereas E. coli infection and relevant diseases could lead huge economic loss. Traditional mammalian models would be costly, time consuming and complica...

    Authors: Hao Peng, Huili Bai, Yan Pan, Jun Li, Zhe Pei, Yuying Liao, Cuilan Wu, Changting Li, Li Tao, Shuhong Zhong, Chunxia Ma, Zhongwei Chen, Xiaoning Li, Yu Gong, Leping Wang and Fengsheng Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:311
  45. Plastic waste accumulation is one of the main ecological concerns in the past decades. A new generation of plastics that are easier to degrade in the environment compared to conventional plastics, such as star...

    Authors: Joshua Abednego Wicaksono, Tresnawati Purwadaria, Adi Yulandi and Watumesa Agustina Tan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:309

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