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  1. The growing interest in the therapeutic application of bacteriophages leads to a drastic increase in the number of sequenced genomes. Luckily, recent insights in phage taxonomy facilitate the classification of...

    Authors: D. Holtappels, K. J. Fortuna, M. Vallino, R. Lavigne and J. Wagemans
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:304
  2. Longevity is one of the most complex phenotypes, and its genetic basis remains unclear. This study aimed to explore the genetic correlation and potential causal association between gut microbiota and longevity.

    Authors: Dan He, Li Liu, Zhen Zhang, Xuena Yang, Yumeng Jia, Yan Wen, Shiqiang Cheng, Peilin Meng, Chun’e Li, Huijie Zhang, Chuyu Pan and Feng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:302
  3. Large-scale gut microbiome sequencing has revealed key links between microbiome dysfunction and metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes (T2D). To date, these efforts have largely focused on Western populati...

    Authors: Fahad A. Al-Muhanna, Alexa K. Dowdell, Abdulmohsen H. Al Eleq, Waleed I. Albaker, Andrew W. Brooks, Ali I. Al-Sultan, Abdullah M. Al-Rubaish, Khaled R. Alkharsah, Raed M. Sulaiman, Abdulaziz A. Al-Quorain, Cyril Cyrus, Rudaynah A. Alali, Chittibabu Vatte, Fred L. Robinson, Xin Zhou, Michael P. Snyder…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:301
  4. Although conventional polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods are widely used in diagnosis, the titer of the pathogenic virus is difficult to determine based on the PCR. In our prior report, a long-range rever...

    Authors: Masato Yasuura, Yuki Nakaya, Hiroki Ashiba and Takashi Fukuda
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:300
  5. RpoN, also known as σ54, first reported in Escherichia coli, is a subunit of RNA polymerase that strictly controls the expression of different genes by identifying specific promoter elements. RpoN has an importan...

    Authors: Junxiang Yan, Xueqian Guo, Jinghao Li, Yuehua Li, Hongmin Sun, Ang Li and Boyang Cao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:299
  6. The genus Rhodopseudomonas comprises purple non-sulfur bacteria with extremely versatile metabolisms. Characterization of several strains revealed that each is a distinct ecotype highly adapted to its specific mi...

    Authors: Aisha E. Guardia, Agustín Wagner, Juan P. Busalmen, Cecilia Di Capua, Néstor Cortéz and María V. Beligni
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:297
  7. Phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) can enhance plant growth and phosphorus (P) solubilization, it also has been reported to reduce the negative effects of overused agricultural fertilizer in farmland and pr...

    Authors: Zhonghua Wang, Huihong Zhang, Lu Liu, Shaojian Li, Jiufeng Xie, Xia Xue and Ying Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:296
  8. Recently, numerous novel bioactive fungal metabolites have been identified that possess broad therapeutic activities including anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antioxidant, and antitumor. The fungal mycochemical...

    Authors: Zafar Ali Shah, Khalid Khan, Haroon Ur Rashid, Tanzeel Shah, Mariusz Jaremko and Zafar Iqbal
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:295
  9. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a rapid spreading organic pollutant that widely used in many industries especially as a plasticizer in polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins. BPA reported as a prominent endocrine disrupt...

    Authors: Adel Eltoukhy, Yang Jia, Imane Lamraoui, M. A. Abo-Kadoum, Omar Mohammad Atta, Ruth Nahurira, Junhuan Wang and Yanchun Yan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:294
  10. The fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, is the causative agent of chytridiomycosis and a leading cause of global decline in amphibian populations. The first stages of chytridiomycosis include: inflammation, h...

    Authors: Amanda M. Starr, Masoud Zabet-Moghaddam and Michael San Francisco
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:293
  11. Salmonella are pathogenic foodborne bacteria with complex pathogenicity from numerous virulence genes housed in Salmonella pathogenicity islands (SPIs), plasmids, and other gene cassettes. However, Salmonella vir...

    Authors: Rance Derrick N. Pavon, Paolo D. G. Mendoza, Camille Andrea R. Flores, Alyzza Marie B. Calayag and Windell L. Rivera
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:292
  12. Oxidative stress is responsible for the onset of several chronic and degenerative diseases. Exogenous supply of antioxidants is reported to neutralize the effects of oxidative stress. Several synthetic antioxi...

    Authors: Avinash Sharma, Pooja Chauhan, Khushboo Sharma, Vishali Kalotra, Anupam Kaur, Pooja Chadha, Sukhraj Kaur and Amarjeet Kaur
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:291
  13. Acute Oak Decline (AOD) is a decline disease first reported on native oaks in the UK, but in recent years reports from further afield such as Europe and the Middle East, indicate that the distribution and host...

    Authors: Daniel Maddock, Dawn Arnold, Sandra Denman and Carrie Brady
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:289
  14. In the genome of staphylococci, only the gdpS gene encodes the conserved GGDEF domain, which is the characteristic of diguanylate cyclases. In our previous study, we have demonstrated that the gdpS gene can modul...

    Authors: Tao Zhu, Wei Wang, Han Wang, Yanfeng Zhao, Di Qu and Yang Wu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:288
  15. Gut microbiota dysbiosis is associated with the development of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) through modulation of gut barrier, inflammation, lipid metabolism, bile acid signaling and short-chain fatty ...

    Authors: Ditte Olsen Lützhøft, Tim Sinioja, Berit Ø. Christoffersen, Rasmus Riemer Jakobsen, Dawei Geng, Hajar Fauzan Bin Ahmad, Ellen Marie Straarup, Karen-Margrethe Pedersen, Witold Kot, Henrik Duelund Pedersen, Susanna Cirera, Tuulia Hyötyläinen, Dennis Sandris Nielsen and Axel Kornerup Hansen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:287
  16. Pulmonary tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease of the respiratory system. It is still one of the leading causes of death from a single infectious disease, but it has been stuck in the study of a single...

    Authors: Xingshan Cai, Yang Luo, Yuanliang Zhang, Yuan Lin, Bitong Wu, Zhizhong Cao, Zuqiong Hu, Xingyi Wu and Shouyong Tan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:286
  17. Early blight (EB), caused by Alternaria solani, is one of the alarming diseases that restrict tomato production globally. Existing cultural practices and fungicide applications are not enough to control early bli...

    Authors: Sapna Devi, Manish Sharma and Rajesh Kumari Manhas
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:285
  18. Enterobacter cloacae complex (ECC) is a common opportunistic pathogen and is responsible for causing various infections in humans. Owing to its inducible chromosomal AmpC β-lactamase (AmpC), ECC is inherently res...

    Authors: Xianggui Yang, Zhenguo Wang, Mingquan Liu, Xuejing Yu, Yuanxiu Zhong, Fuying Wang and Ying Xu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:284
  19. The effect of acylglycerols on the thermal inactivation of lactic acid bacteria used in the production of fermented products was studied. The starting point was the observation of an increase in thermal sensit...

    Authors: Luis Huerta-González, Fernando López-Valdez and Silvia Luna-Suárez
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:283
  20. Ceftobiprole is a fifth-generation cephalosporin which has been reported to have broad antibacterial spectrum when tested against bacteria collected from other countries except China. This study evaluated the ...

    Authors: Yin Dandan, Wu Shi, Yang Yang, Zheng Yonggui, Demei Zhu, Guo Yan and Fupin Hu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:282
  21. Plants maintain the steady-state balance of the mutually beneficial symbiosis relationship with their endophytic fungi through secondary metabolites. Meanwhile endophytic fungi can serve as biological inducers...

    Authors: Zhuhui Shen, Xubing Liu, Jia Yang, Yanli Wang, Kai Yao, Qingmiao Huo, Yanping Fu, Yahui Wei and Bin Guo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:281
  22. Bacteria in lung play an important role in sustaining lung health. Understanding the characteristics of bacteriomes in lesions of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) patients, who excrete Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)...

    Authors: Weili Du, Yingli Zhao, Li Zhang, Jialu Che, Zichen Liu, Kun Li and Nanying Che
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:280
  23. Food-borne infections mainly due to Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis) are major concerns worldwide. S. Enteritidis isolates may serve as reservoirs for spreading antimicrobial drug resistan...

    Authors: Manal Hadi Ghaffoori Kanaan, Zena Kassem Khalil, Hawazin Thamir Khashan and Abdolmajid Ghasemian
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:279
  24. A zucchini disease outbreak with unusual symptoms associated with Pseudomonas syringae clade 2b was identified in Bundaberg, Australia during autumn 2016. To investigate the genetic diversity of the 11 Australian...

    Authors: Noel Djitro, Rebecca Roach, Rachel Mann, Paul R. Campbell, Brendan Rodoni and Cherie Gambley
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:278
  25. Here, we aimed to evaluate and compare the anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of potential probiotic Lactiplantibacillus pentosus SLC13 to Lactobacillus gasseri BCRC 14619 T and Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus LGG. P...

    Authors: Tran Thi Dieu Thuy, Pei-Yun Kuo, Sha-Ma Lin and Cheng-Yen Kao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:277
  26. In soils, phosphorous (P) mostly exists in fixed/insoluble form and unavailable for plants use in soil solution, hence it is in scarcity. P is fixed in the form of aluminium, iron and manganese phosphates in a...

    Authors: Belay Berza, Jegan Sekar, Prabavathy Vaiyapuri, Marcela C. Pagano and Fassil Assefa
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:276
  27. Wickerhamomyces anomalus (W. anomalus) is a kind of non-Saccharomyces yeast that has a variety of unique physiological characteristics and metabolic features and is widely used in many fields, such as food preser...

    Authors: Yinfeng Li, Hua Long, Guilan Jiang, Xun Gong, Zhihai Yu, Mingzheng Huang, Tianbing Guan, Yuanyuan Guan and Xiaozhu Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:275
  28. Dozens of studies have demonstrated gut dysbiosis in COVID-19 patients during the acute and recovery phases. However, a consensus on the specific COVID-19 associated bacteria is missing. In this study, we perf...

    Authors: Xiaomin Cheng, Yali Zhang, Yifan Li, Qin Wu, Jiani Wu, Soo-Kyung Park, Cheng Guo and Jiahai Lu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:274
  29. Myostatin (MSTN) negatively regulates the muscle growth in animals and MSTN deficient sheep have been widely reported previously. The goal of this study was to explore how MSTN inactivation influences their gut m...

    Authors: Chenchen Du, Xianhui Zhou, Ke Zhang, Shuhong Huang, Xiaolong Wang, Shiwei Zhou and Yulin Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:273
  30. Pasteurella multocida is an opportunistic pathogen causing porcine respiratory diseases by co-infections with other bacterial and viral pathogens. Various bacterial genera isolated from porcine respiratory tract...

    Authors: Nonzee Hanchanachai, Pramote Chumnanpuen and Teerasak E-kobon
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:272
  31. Anaplasma translocated substrate 1 (Ats-1) is an effector of type 4 secretory systems (T4SS) and the main virulence factor of Anaplasma phagocytophilum. Ats-1 is involved in the regulation of host cell biological...

    Authors: Ruirui Li, Zhongchen Ma, Wei Zheng, Zhen Wang, Jihai Yi, Yangyang Xiao, Yong Wang and Chuangfu Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:271
  32. Preterm birth is a global problem with about 12% of births in sub-Saharan Africa occurring before 37 weeks of gestation. Several studies have explored a potential association between vaginal microbiota and pre...

    Authors: Edgar Gulavi, Fridah Mwendwa, David O. Atandi, Patricia O. Okiro, Michael Hall, Robert G. Beiko and Rodney D. Adam
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:270
  33. Infections affecting neonates caused by Staphylococcus aureus are widespread in healthcare facilities; hence, novel strategies are needed to fight this pathogen. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effecti...

    Authors: Moustafa M. Saleh, Nehal Yousef, Shokri M. Shafik and Hisham A. Abbas
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:268
  34. Macrococcus caseolyticus is an opportunistic pathogen that is frequently isolated from dairy products and veterinary infections. Recent studies have reported the possibility of methicillin resistance that be tran...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Shengyi Min, Yuxuan Sun, Jiaquan Ye, Zhemin Zhou and Heng Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:266
  35. The bacterial mechanisms responsible for hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) scavenging have been well-reported, yet little is known about how bacteria isolated from cold-environments respond to H2O2 stress. Therefore, we i...

    Authors: Ali Bahadur, Ting Li, Wasim Sajjad, Fahad Nasir, Muhammad Amir Zia, Minghui Wu, Gaosen Zhang, Guangxiu Liu, Tuo Chen and Wei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:265
  36. Deinococcus radiodurans (D. radiodurans) is best known for its extreme resistance to diverse environmental stress factors, including ionizing radiation (IR), ultraviolet (UV) irradiation, oxidative stress, and hi...

    Authors: Yuan Gao, Naikang Li, Yanxia Zhou, Zhenpeng Zhang, Yao Zhang, Pengcheng Fan, Hangfan Zhou, Tao Zhang, Lei Chang, Huiying Gao, Yanchang Li, Xianjiang Kang, Qiong Xie, Zhitang Lyu and Ping Xu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:264
  37. Authors: Bill Clinton Aglomasa, Cynthia Kyerewaa Adu-Asiamah, Samuel Opoku Asiedu, Priscilla Kini, Emmanuel Kobla Atsu Amewu, Kennedy Gyau Boahen, Solomon Wireko, Isaac Kingsley Amponsah, Yaw Duah Boakye, Vivian Etsiapa Boamah and Alexander Kwarteng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:263

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  38. It is well known that carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) has become a more problematic public health issue due to its widespread spread worldwide. In China, ST11-type CRKP is the most prevalent CRK...

    Authors: Hang Zhao, Zhien He, Yujie Li and Baolin Sun
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:262
  39. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are ubiquitous bacteria that are naturally resistant to disinfectants and antibiotics and can colonize systems for supplying drinking water. Therefore, this study aimed to eva...

    Authors: Sina Moghaddam, Farshad Nojoomi, Arasb Dabbagh Moghaddam, Mojgan Mohammadimehr, Fatemeh Sakhaee, Morteza Masoumi, Seyed Davar Siadat and Abolfazl Fateh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:261
  40. Female reproductive tract infection (RTI) is the common source of varied diseases, especially as an important risk factor for pregnancy outcomes, therefore the rapid, accurate and simultaneous detection of mul...

    Authors: Xiaofang Xu, Yiguo Jia, Ruolin Li, Yuting Wen, Yuchen Liang, Guangjie Lao, Xiaojuan Liu, Wei Zhou, Huawei Liu, Jiang Xie, Xiaoxia Wang, Wenming Xu and Qun Sun
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:260
  41. Surface layer protein A (SlpA), the primary outermost structure of Clostridioides difficile, plays an essential role in C. difficile pathogenesis, although its interaction with host i...

    Authors: Maryam Noori, Masoumeh Azimirad, Gita Eslami, Mehdi Azizmohammad Looha, Abbas Yadegar, Zohreh Ghalavand and Mohammad Reza Zali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:259
  42. Moraxella bovis and Moraxella bovoculi both associate with infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), an economically significant and painful ocular disease that affects cattle worldwide. There are two genoty...

    Authors: Emily L. Wynn, Matthew M. Hille, John Dustin Loy, Gennie Schuller, Kristen L. Kuhn, Aaron M. Dickey, James L. Bono and Michael L. Clawson
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:258
  43. The overuse of biocides in healthcare-facilities poses risk for emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance among nosocomial pathogens. Hospital-acquired infections due to S. maltophilia have been increased in ...

    Authors: Raana Kazemzadeh Anari, Farhad Nikkhahi, Amir Javadi, Mehdi Bakht, Mohammad Rostamani, Fatemeh Zeynali Kelishomi and Safar Ali Alizadeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:257
  44. Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) causes a highly devastating disease of sheep and goats, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), which is targeted for global control and eradication by 2030. The serological d...

    Authors: Kumela Lelisa, Tesfaye Rufael Chibssa, Fanta Desissa, Kemal Emiyu, Ayelech Muluneh, Demeke Sibhatu Lobago, Dereje Shegu Gebreweld, Kebede Debebe and Abde Aliy Mohammed
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:254

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