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  1. Interspecies pathways in the gut microbiome have been shown to metabolize levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson’s disease, and reduce its bioavailability. While the enzymatic reactions have been identi...

    Authors: Taylor Pennington, Jarrett Eshima and Barbara S. Smith
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:260
  2. Bacterial genomes often encode structures similar to phage capsids (encapsulins) and phage tails which can be induced spontaneously or using genotoxic compounds such as mitomycin C. These high molecular-weight...

    Authors: Tauseef K. Babar, Travis R. Glare, John G. Hampton, Mark R. H. Hurst and Josefina Narciso
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:259
  3. The increase in the resistance of bacterial strains to antibiotics has led to research into the bactericidal potential of non-antibiotic compounds. This study aimed to evaluate in vitro antibacterial/ antibiof...

    Authors: Mozhgan Derakhshan-sefidi, Bita Bakhshi and Aliakbar Rasekhi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:257
  4. The emergence of multi-drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (MDR-KP) represents a serious clinical health concern. Antibiotic resistance and virulence interactions play a significant role in the pathogenesis of K...

    Authors: Fatma A. Elgayar, Mona K. Gouda, Alaa Aboelnour Badran and Nancy M. El Halfawy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:256
  5. Alternaria alternata is the primary pathogen of potato leaf spot disease, resulting in significant potato yield losses globally. Endophytic microorganism-based biological control, especially using microorganisms ...

    Authors: Lihua Zhang, Wei Xu, Zhibo Zhao, Youhua Long and Rong Fan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:255
  6. Various eco-friendly techniques are being researched for synthesizing ZnO-NPs, known for their bioactivity. This study aimed at biosynthesizing ZnO-NPs using Streptomyces baarnensis MH-133, characterizing their p...

    Authors: Mohamed H. Kalaba, Gamal M. El-Sherbiny, Emad A. Ewais, Osama M. Darwesh and Saad A. Moghannem
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:254
  7. Gut microbes play an important role in the growth and health of neonatal piglets. Probiotics can promote the healthy growth of neonatal piglets by regulating their gut microbes. The study investigated the effe...

    Authors: Guoqiang Yao, Zhixin Zhao, Chengcong Yang, Bin Zuo, Zhihong Sun, Junjun Wang and Heping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:253
  8. The present study aimed to develop a system using a combination of enzymatic and microbial degradation techniques for removing phenol from contaminated water. In our prior research, the HRP enzyme extracted fr...

    Authors: Sayed Hossein Mirdamadian, Sedigheh Asad, Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Dastgheib and Hamid Moghimi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:252
  9. ESBL-producing Escherichia coli pose a growing health risk in community and healthcare settings. We investigated the resistome, virulome, mobilome, and genetic relatedness of multidrug-resistant (MDR) E. coli iso...

    Authors: Esther Eyram Asare Yeboah, Nicholas Agyepong, Joshua Mbanga, Daniel Gyamfi Amoako, Akebe Luther King Abia, Arshad Ismail, Alexander Owusu-Ofori and Sabiha Yusuf Essack
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:250
  10. Rhodococcus equi (R. equi) is a zoonotic opportunistic pathogen that mainly causes fatal lung and extrapulmonary abscesses in foals and immunocompromised individuals. To date, no commercial vaccine against R. equ...

    Authors: Lu Liu, Peng Cai, Weifang Gu, Xingxun Duan, Shiwen Gao, Xuelian Ma, Yuhui Ma, Siyuan Ma, Guoqing Li, Xiangyu Wang, Kuojun Cai, Yanfeng Wang, Tao Cai and Hongqiong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:249
  11. The usage of fluoroquinolones in Norwegian livestock production is very low, including in broiler production. Historically, quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli (QREC) isolated from Norwegian production animals r...

    Authors: Jannice Schau Slettemeås, Camilla Sekse, Marianne Sunde, Madelaine Norström, Astrid Louise Wester, Umaer Naseer, Gunnar Skov Simonsen, Charlotte Rosenberg Ulstad, Anne Margrete Urdahl and Karin Lagesen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:248
  12. Mercury (Hg) is highly toxic and has the potential to cause severe health problems for humans and foraging animals when transported into edible plant parts. Soil rhizobia that form symbiosis with legumes may p...

    Authors: Aditi Bhat, Reena Sharma, Kumaran Desigan, M. Mercedes Lucas, Ankita Mishra, Robert M. Bowers, Tanja Woyke, Brendan Epstein, Peter Tiffin, José J. Pueyo and Tim Paape
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:247
  13. Previous studies have shown that antimicrobial photodynamic inactivation (aPDI) can be strongly potentiated by the addition of the non-toxic inorganic salt, potassium iodide (KI). This approach was shown to ap...

    Authors: Danfeng Wei, Michael R Hamblin, Hao Wang, Reza Fekrazad, Chengshi Wang and Xiang Wen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:246
  14. The phylum Bacteroidota represents a significant proportion of heterotrophic bacteria found in marine ecosystems. Members of the phylum Bacteroidota are actively involved in the degradation of biopolymers such as...

    Authors: Neak Muhammad, Forbes Avila and Song-Gun Kim
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:245
  15. Lichens, traditionally considered as a simple partnership primarily between mycobiont and photobiont, are, in reality, complex holobionts comprised of a multitude of microorganisms. Lichen mycobiome represents...

    Authors: Jiho Yang, Jung-Jae Woo, Cenk Sesal, Barış Gökalsın, Vahap Eldem, Birkan Açıkgöz, Tunahan Irmak Başaran, Gamze Kurtuluş and Jae-Seoun Hur
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:243
  16. Gut microbiota is closely related to the occurrence and development of colorectal cancer (CRC). However, the differences in bacterial co-abundance groups (CAGs) between tumor tissue (TT) and normal tissue (NT)...

    Authors: Yuxuan Liang, Qingrong Zhang, Jing Yu, Wenyan Hu, Sihua Xu, Yiyuan Xiao, Hui Ding, Jiaming Zhou and Haitao Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:242
  17. Staphylococcus aureus, a commensal bacterium, colonizes the skin and mucous membranes of approximately 30% of the human population. Apart from conventional resistance mechanisms, one of the pathogenic features of...

    Authors: Jingyi Yu, Weihua Han, Yanlei Xu, Li Shen, Huilin Zhao, Jiao Zhang, Yanghua Xiao, Yinjuan Guo and Fangyou Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:241
  18. We explored whether the Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR)-Cas and restriction-modification (R-M) systems are compatible and act together to resist plasmid attacks.

    Authors: Yang Yang, Peiyao Zhou, Dongxing Tian, Weiwen Wang, Ying Zhou and Xiaofei Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:240
  19. The gut microbiota significantly influences the health and growth of red-spotted grouper (Epinephelus akaara), a well-known commercial marine fish from Fujian Province in southern China. However, variations in su...

    Authors: Hang Sun, Fangyi Chen, Wenbin Zheng, Yixin Huang, Hui Peng, Hua Hao and Ke-Jian Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:239
  20. Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) is extensively employed for the identification of filamentous fungi on MALDI Biotyper (Bruker Daltonics) and Vitek MS...

    Authors: Chongyang Wu, Keping Ao, Yue Zheng, Ying Jin, Ya Liu, Zhixing Chen and Dongdong Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:238
  21. Bladder cancer(BCa) was a disease that seriously affects patients’ quality of life and prognosis. To address this issue, many researches suggested that the gut microbiota modulated tumor response to treatment;...

    Authors: Benlin Wang, Yifeng Qiu, Ming Xie, Pengcheng Huang, Yao Yu, Qi Sun, Wentai Shangguan, Weijia Li, Zhangrui Zhu, Jingwen Xue, Zhengyuan Feng, Yuexuan Zhu, Qishen Yang and Peng Wu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:237
  22. Patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) display an altered oral, gastrointestinal, and intra-pancreatic microbiome compared to healthy individuals. However, knowledge regarding the bile microbiom...

    Authors: Hang Jiang, Yitong Tian, Linwei Xu, Xing Chen, Yurun Huang, Jia Wu, Tingzhang Wang, Tingting Liu, Xitian Wu, Chao Ye, Hao Wu, Wenkai Ye, Luo Fang and Yuhua Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:235
  23. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) are a major public health issue with unclear aetiology. Changes in the composition and functionality of the intestinal microbiota are associated with these pathologies, includ...

    Authors: Sabine Bosselaar, Lucile Dhelin, Ellena Dautel, Marie Titecat, Stéphanie Duthoy, Marie Stelmaszczyk, Nathan Delory, Madeleine De Sousa Violante, François Machuron, Hassina Ait-Abderrahim, Pierre Desreumaux, Benoit Foligné and Céline Monnet
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:233
  24. Migratory birds exhibit heterogeneity in foraging strategies during wintering to cope with environmental and migratory pressures, and gut bacteria respond to changes in host diet. However, less is known about ...

    Authors: Wenhao Li, Lijun Cheng, Xin He, Guiwen He, Yutong Liu, Zhenglin Sang, Yuanjian Wang, Mingcui Shao, Tingsong Xiong, Huailiang Xu and Junsong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:232
  25. Natural products are important sources for the discovery of new biopesticides to control the worldwide destructive pests Acyrthosiphon pisum Harris. Here, insecticidal substances were discovered and characterized...

    Authors: Qiuyue Liu, Wenya Zhao, Wenya Li, Feiyan Zhang, Yana Wang, Jiangping Wang, Yumeng Gao, Hongwei Liu and Liping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:231
  26. Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) presents a significant challenge to antimicrobial therapy, especially when compounded by resistance to colistin. The objective of this study was to explore mol...

    Authors: Neda Razavi Davoodi, Neda Soleimani, Seyed Masoud Hosseini and Marjan Rahnamaye-Farzami
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:230
  27. Mangroves are complex and dynamic coastal ecosystems under frequent fluctuations in physicochemical conditions related to the tidal regime. The frequent variation in organic matter concentration, nutrients, an...

    Authors: Marcele Laux, Luciane Prioli Ciapina, Fabíola Marques de Carvalho, Alexandra Lehmkuhl Gerber, Ana Paula C. Guimarães, Moacir Apolinário, Jorge Eduardo Santos Paes, Célio Roberto Jonck and Ana Tereza R. de Vasconcelos
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:228
  28. The incidence of hospital-acquired infections in extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (XDR-PA) has been increasing worldwide and is frequently associated with an increase in mortality and morbidity r...

    Authors: Mai A. Abdelaziz, Abeer M. Abd El-Aziz, Mohamed M. A. El-Sokkary and Rasha Barwa
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:225
  29. Multi-drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections necessitate novel antibiotic development. D-3263, a transient receptor potential melastatin member 8 (TRPM8) agonist, has potential antineoplastic properties....

    Authors: Xiaoju Liu, Yanpeng Xiong, Renhai Peng, Yufang Zhang, Shuyu Cai, Qiwen Deng, Zhijian Yu, Zewen Wen, Zhong Chen and Tieying Hou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:224
  30. Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the most common species found in humans. Although E. bieneusi has been investigated in humans, genotype profile of E. bieneusi is not known in Türkiye.

    Authors: Ayşegül Aksoy Gökmen, Tülay Öncü Öner, Sedef Erkunt Alak, Ecem Su Koçkaya, Mervenur Güvendi, Mehmet Karabey, Ahmet Alacacıoğlu, Bayram Pektaş, Aysu Değirmenci Döşkaya, Muhammet Karakavuk, Mert Döşkaya, Cemal Ün, Adnan Yüksel Gürüz, Selçuk Kaya and Hüseyin Can
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:223
  31. 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) is used as an antineoplastic agent in distinct cancer types. Increasing evidence suggests that the gut microbiota might modulate 5-FU efficacy and toxicity, potentially affecting the pati...

    Authors: Janine Ziemons, Lars E. Hillege, Romy Aarnoutse, Judith de Vos-Geelen, Liselot Valkenburg-van Iersel, Jasper Mastenbroek, Robin van Geel, David J. M. Barnett, Sander S. Rensen, Ardy van Helvoort, Lotte H. J. Dopheide, Guus Roeselers, John Penders, Marjolein L. Smidt and Koen Venema
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:222
  32. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a commensal of healthy adults and an important pathogen in newborns, the elderly and immunocompromised individuals. GBS displays several virulence factors that promote colonisati...

    Authors: Angelica Pellegrini, Chiara Motta, Elisa Bellan Menegussi, Andrea Pierangelini, Simona Viglio, Francesco Coppolino, Concetta Beninati, Vincenzo De Filippis, Giulia Barbieri and Giampiero Pietrocola
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:221
  33. In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, open ditches along innner roads in residential areas serve to convey domestic wastewater and rainwater away from residences. Contamination of drinking water by wastewater through faul...

    Authors: Helina Mogessie, Mengistu Legesse, Aklilu Feleke Hailu, Tilahun Teklehaymanot, Haile Alemayehu, Rajiha Abubeker and Mogessie Ashenafi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:219

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  34. Rhizosphere bacterial community and endophytes are now known to influence plant health and response to environmental stress. Very few studies have reported the diversity of endophytic bacterial communities of Van...

    Authors: Keshika Mahadeo, Ahmed Taïbi, Jean-Christophe Meile, Bertrand Côme, Anne Gauvin-Bialecki, Hasna Boubakri, Aude Herrera-Belaroussi and Hippolyte Kodja
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:218
  35. Rhizoctonia solani is an important plant pathogen worldwide, and causes serious tobacco target spot in tobacco in the last five years. This research studied the biological characteristics of four different anasto...

    Authors: Meili Sun, Hancheng Wang, Guo Ye, Songbai Zhang, Zhen Li, Liuti Cai and Feng Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:217
  36. A multidrug-resistant lineage of Staphylococcus epidermidis named ST215 is a common cause of prosthetic joint infections and other deep surgical site infections in Northern Europe, but is not present elsewhere. T...

    Authors: Therese Kellgren, Chinmay Dwibedi, Micael Widerström, David Sundell, Caroline Öhrman, Andreas Sjödin, Tor Monsen, Patrik Rydén and Anders Johansson
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:215
  37. Bergeyella porcorum is a newly identified bacterium that has an ambiguous relationship with pneumonia in pigs. However, few studies have adequately characterized this species.

    Authors: Gang Liu, Chao Chen, Zhikang Jiang, Yu Liu, Xianwen Wang, Lei Qiao, Kang Liu and Xianjie Han
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:214
  38. Addressing microbial resistance urgently calls for alternative treatment options. This study investigates the impact of a bimetallic formulation containing colistin, silver, and copper oxide on a pandrug-resis...

    Authors: Asmaa Abdul Hak, Hamdallah H. Zedan, Hadir A. El-Mahallawy, Gharieb S. El-Sayyad and Mai M. Zafer
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:213
  39. This study investigates the effectiveness of the bacteriophage KZag1 against drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, aiming to assess its potential as a therapeutic agent. The novelty lies in the characterization o...

    Authors: Ebtsam Saqr, Mahmoud W. Sadik, Gamal El-Didamony and Ahmed Askora
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:211
  40. Efficiently mitigating and managing environmental pollution caused by the improper disposal of dyes and effluents from the textile industry is of great importance. This study evaluated the effectiveness of Strept...

    Authors: Mohamed E. El Awady, Fatma N. El-Shall, Ghada E. Mohamed, Ahmed M. Abd-Elaziz, Mohamed O. Abdel-Monem and Mervat G. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:210

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