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  1. As substitutes for antibiotics, probiotic bacteria protect against digestive infections caused by pathogenic bacteria. Ligilactobacillus salivarius is a species of native lactobacillus found in both humans and an...

    Authors: Jiajun Yang, Peng Shang, Bo Zhang, Jing Wang, Zhenyu Du, Shanfeng Wang, Jun Xing and Hao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:242
  2. Fermented Aloe leaf juice is a commonly used food supplement in Japan. In a previous study, fermentation of A. arborescence juice was performed and the presence of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) was confirmed an...

    Authors: Lamiaa A. Al-Madboly, Akira Yagi, Amal Kabbash, Mona A. El-Aasr and Rasha M. El-Morsi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:240
  3. The ascomycetous heterothallic yeast Wickerhamomyces anomalus (WA) has received considerable attention and has been widely reported in the winemaking industry for its distinctive physiological traits and metaboli...

    Authors: Yinfeng Li, Guilan Jiang, Hua Long, Yifa Liao, Liuliu Wu, Wenyue Huang and Xiaozhu Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:239
  4. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a public health concern and the second most common disease worldwide. This is due to genetic coding and is influenced by environmental aspects, in which the gut microbiota plays a si...

    Authors: Randa H. Khattab, Rana H. Abo-Hammam, Mohammed Salah, Amro M. Hanora, Sarah Shabayek and Samira Zakeer
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:238
  5. Despite the growing interest in the impact of the gut microbiome on cancer, the relationship between the lung microbiome and lung cancer has received limited investigation. Additionally, the composition of the...

    Authors: Yuhan Zhou, Hongfen Zeng, Kai Liu, Hui Pan, Baohui Wang, Minghua Zhu, Jiawei Wang, Haoyi Wang, Hongwei Chen, Dan Shen, Yue Wang and Zhaonan Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:237
  6. Adenylate cyclases (ACs) generate the second messenger cyclic AMP (cAMP), which is found in all domains of life and is involved in the regulation of various cell physiological and metabolic processes. In the p...

    Authors: Robin Klein, Jannis Brehm, Juliane Wissig, Ralf Heermann and Gottfried Unden
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:236
  7. Staphylococcus aureus can infect and adapt to multiple host species. However, our understanding of the genetic and evolutionary drivers of its generalist lifestyle remains inadequate. This is particularly importa...

    Authors: Stephanie S. R. Souza, Joshua T. Smith, Spencer A. Bruce, Robert Gibson, Isabella W. Martin and Cheryl P. Andam
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:235
  8. The Acinetobacter baumannii genomic resistance islands (AbGRIs), which were characterized in the genome of the global clone 2 (GC2) A. baumannii contain resistance genes. Here, we aimed to determine the occurrenc...

    Authors: Ghazal Naderi, Mahla Asadian, Pegah Afarinesh Khaki, Mohammadreza Salehi, Alireza Abdollahi and Masoumeh Douraghi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:234
  9. Severe infections caused by β- lactamase producers, hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (BhvKp) with K2 serotype, highlight emergency need for new therapeutic strategies against this pathogen. We aimed to assess ...

    Authors: Sara Rahimi, Mehdi Bakht, Amir Javadi, Farshad Foroughi, Seyed Mahmoud Amin Marashi and Farhad Nikkhahi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:233
  10. Zoonoses represent a major challenge for many disciplines, including microbiology, epidemiology, veterinary, medicine and ecology. Moreover, they pose severe risks to human health and economy. In this editoria...

    Authors: Krzysztof Skowron, Katarzyna Grudlewska-Buda and Faham Khamesipour
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:232
  11. In recent years, the demand for innovative antimicrobial agents has grown, considering the growing problem of antibiotic resistance in aquaculture. Adult Apis mellifera honeybees’ gut represents an outstanding ha...

    Authors: Eman H. Zaghloul, Mohamed I. A. Ibrahim and Heba A. H. Zaghloul
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:231
  12. Bacteria in nature live together in communities called biofilms, where they produce a matrix that protects them from hostile environments. The components of this matrix vary among species, with Salmonella enteric...

    Authors: Kavi Bharathi R., Srinandan C. S. and Sai Subramanian N
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:230
  13. Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) has revolutionized microbial identification. However, there is a lack of data on its performance in identifying filam...

    Authors: Keping Ao, Xiaohan Li, Weili Zhang, Zhixing Chen, Ya Liu, Ling Shu, Yuling Xiao, Siying Wu, Yi Xie and Mei Kang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:228
  14. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are a heterogeneous group of lipid membrane-enclosed compartments that contain different biomolecules and are released by almost all living cells, including fungal genera. Fungal E...

    Authors: Amir Ullah, Yiyi Huang, Kening Zhao, Yuneng Hua, Shafi Ullah, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jingyu Wang, Qian Wang, Xiumei Hu and Lei Zheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:227
  15. While the human oral microbiome is known to play an important role in systemic health, its average composition and diversity patterns are still poorly understood. To gain better insights into the general compo...

    Authors: Vítor Araújo, Anne-Maria Fehn, Admire Phiri, Jeffrey Wills, Jorge Rocha and Magdalena Gayà-Vidal
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:226
  16. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) of bacterial isolates can be used to identify antimicrobial resistance (AMR) genes. Previous studies have shown that genotype-based AMR has variable accuracy for predicting carbap...

    Authors: Rebecca Rose, David J. Nolan, Deborah Ashcraft, Amy K. Feehan, Leonor Velez-Climent, Christopher Huston, Benjamin Lain, Simon Rosenthal, Lucio Miele, Gary B. Fogel, George Pankey, Julia Garcia-Diaz and Susanna L. Lamers
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:225
  17. Bimetallic nanoparticles (BNPs) has drawn a lot of attention especially during the last couple of decades. A bimetallic nanoparticle stands for a combination of two different metals that exhibit several new an...

    Authors: Reham R. El-Behery, El-Sayed R. El-Sayed and Gharieb S. El-Sayyad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:224
  18. Metalloproteinases (MMPs) are remarkable zinc-dependent endopeptidases, critical for degrading components of the extracellular matrix, thus actively influencing cell migration. Their impact on intracellular pa...

    Authors: Brenda Furtado Costa, Tarcísio Navegante de Queiroz Filho, Adeniele Lopes da Cruz Carneiro, Aline Semblano Carreira Falcão, Maria Sueli da Silva Kataoka, João de Jesus Viana Pinheiro and Ana Paula Drummond Rodrigues
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:223
  19. Healthcare workers may pave the way for increased infections in hospitalized patients by coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS). Biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance are the major problems posed by CoN...

    Authors: Davood Kalantar-Neyestanaki, Shahla Mansouri, Omid Tadjrobehkar and Elham Isaei
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:222
  20. Phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) can solubilize insoluble phosphate compounds and improve phosphate availability in soil. Road verges are important in urban landscaping, but the population structure of PS...

    Authors: Zeng Qingwei, Tang Lushi, Zhang Yu, Shao Yu, Wu Wanting, Wang Jiangchuan, Ding Xiaolei, Han Xuejiao and Muhammad Bilal
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:221
  21. Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae is a critical pathogen that causes respiratory diseases that threaten Caprini health and cause economic damage. A genome-wide study of M. ovipneumoniae will help understand the pathogenic...

    Authors: Chunxia Ma, Ming Li, Hao Peng, Meiyi Lan, Li Tao, Changting Li, Cuilan Wu, Huili Bai, Yawen Zhong, Shuhong Zhong, Ruofu Qin, Fengsheng Li, Jun Li and Jiakang He
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:220
  22. Anti-desiccant is a class of agrochemicals widely used to protect plants from water stresses, rapid temperature variations, heat and sunburn, frost and freeze damages, transplant shock, and pathogen and pest a...

    Authors: Xiaoping Li, Olanike Omolehin, Ginger Hemmings, Hsien Tzer Tseng, Amanda Taylor, Chad Taylor, Ping Kong, Margery Daughtrey, Douglas Luster, Fred Gouker and Chuanxue Hong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:219
  23. The most serious challenges in medicinal ‘Sanghuang’ mushroom production are the fungal diseases caused by various molds. Application of biological agents has been regarded as a potential crop disease manageme...

    Authors: Weifang Xu, Tao Sun, Jiahui Du, Shuqing Jin, Ying Zhang, Guofa Bai, Wanyu Li and Dengke Yin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:218
  24. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), especially Methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA), has been disseminated across communities and hospitals, associated with severe infections and organ failure. In order to under...

    Authors: Jiarong Zhang, Jingjing Tu, Yongping Chen and Xiaoya Jin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:217
  25. Brucellosis is an economically devastating animal disease and has public health concern. Serological methods such as Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT), Complement Fixation Test (CFT), and Indirect-Enzyme-Linked Im...

    Authors: Abinet Legesse, Aregitu Mekuriaw, Esayas Gelaye, Takele Abayneh, Belayneh Getachew, Wubet Weldemedhin, Takele Tesgera, Getaw Deresse and Kenaw Birhanu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:216
  26. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major public health challenge, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This study aimed to investigate the evolution and predict the future outlook of AMR in SSA over a 12...

    Authors: Dickson Aruhomukama and Hellen Nakabuye
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:214
  27. The study of the native microbiome of organisms is crucial. The connection between the native microbiome and the host affects the formation of the innate immune system and the organism’s growth. However, the n...

    Authors: Hung-Yuan Su, Bashir Hussain, Bing-Mu Hsu, Kuo-Hsin Lee, Yan-Chiao Mao, Liao-Chun Chiang and Jung-Sheng Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:213
  28. The spread of extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) producing E. coli from food animals and the environment to humans has become a significant public health concern. The objectives of this study were to determine...

    Authors: Heba A. Ahmed, Ibrahim Elsohaby, Amina M. Elamin, Abeer E. Abd El-Ghafar, Gamilat A. Elsaid, Mervat Elbarbary, Rasha A. Mohsen, Tamer M. El Feky and Rasha M. El Bayomi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:212
  29. A wide variety of microorganisms, including bacteria, live in the rhizosphere zone of plants and have an impact on plant development both favorably and adversely. The beneficial outcome is due to the presence ...

    Authors: Marwa A. Hamada and Elham R. S. Soliman
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:210
  30. Effective strategies are urgently needed to control Campylobacteriosis, one of the most important foodborne gastrointestinal diseases worldwide. Administering bacteriophages (phages) is under evaluation as a p...

    Authors: Elisa Peh, Vanessa Szott, Benjamin Reichelt, Anika Friese, Uwe Rösler, Madeleine Plötz and Sophie Kittler
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:209
  31. The emergence of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria has become a global threat, encouraging the adoption of efficient and effective alternatives to conventional antibiotics and promoting their use as...

    Authors: Almotasem Bellah Younis, Vedran Milosavljevic, Tatiana Fialova, Kristyna Smerkova, Hana Michalkova, Pavel Svec, Peter Antal, Pavel Kopel, Vojtech Adam, Ludek Zurek and Kristyna Dolezelikova
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:207
  32. The microbiome of the human gut serves a role in a number of physiological processes, but can be altered through effects of age, diet, and disturbances such as antibiotics. Several studies have demonstrated th...

    Authors: Jessica Chopyk, Ana Georgina Cobián Güemes, Claudia Ramirez-Sanchez, Hedieh Attai, Melissa Ly, Marcus B. Jones, Roland Liu, Chenyu Liu, Kun Yang, Xin M. Tu, Shira R. Abeles, Karen Nelson and David T. Pride
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:206
  33. Infectious diseases are still one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in resource-limited settings. Serious infection caused mostly by gram-negative pathogens causes significant morbidity. Accordi...

    Authors: Fatemeh Forouzani, Tahere Khasti, Leila Manzouri, Sara Ravangard, Reza Shahriarirad, Maryam Koleini, Nazanin Ayareh and Gordafarin Nikbakht
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:205
  34. With almost 700 000 estimated cases each year in the United States and Europe, Lyme borreliosis (LB), also called Lyme disease, is the most common tick-borne illness in the world. Transmitted by ticks of the g...

    Authors: Mickaël Guérin, Marc Shawky, Ahed Zedan, Stéphane Octave, Bérangère Avalle, Irene Maffucci and Séverine Padiolleau-Lefèvre
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:204
  35. Biofilms are complex, three-dimensional structures that provide a long-established survival mechanism for microorganisms. Biofilms play a substantial role in pathogenesis as they can evade the immune response ...

    Authors: Vijay Singh Gondil and Bindu Subhadra
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:203
  36. Indoor dust particles are an everyday source of human exposure to microorganisms and their inhalation may directly affect the microbiota of the respiratory tract. We aimed to characterize the changes in human ...

    Authors: Eva Konecna, Petra Videnska, Lucie Buresova, Milan Urik, Sona Smetanova, Stanislav Smatana, Roman Prokes, Barbara Lanickova, Eva Budinska, Jana Klanova and Petra Borilova Linhartova
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:202
  37. The microbiome plays a crucial role in odontogenic sinusitis (OS); however, the bacterial characteristics of the sinuses and connected dental regions in OS are poorly understood. In this study, nasal secretion...

    Authors: Jianyou Wu, Ming Zheng, Yan Zhao, Weihong Yin, Yutong Sima, Jinming Zhao, Xiangdong Wang, Jiang Lin and Luo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:201
  38. While trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) is the first-line therapy of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections, colistin is one of the therapeutic options in cases of allergy or resistance to TMP-SMX. However...

    Authors: Ali Delgarm Shams-Abadi, Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani, David L. Paterson, Rezvan Arash, Elham Asadi Farsani, Asieh Taji, Hamid Heidari and Milad Shahini Shams Abadi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:200
  39. Intestinal flora has been proposed to mediate the occurrence of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO). However, the mechanism by which microbes and their metabolites interactively promote PMO remains unknown.

    Authors: Zhuang Liang, Yuqi Hao, Lei Yang, Puwei Yuan, Wulin Kang, Tingting Liang, Bing Gu and Bo Dong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:199
  40. Acanthamoeba castellanii is a free-living protist that feeds on diverse bacteria. A. castellanii has frequently been utilized in studies on microbial interactions. Grazing bacteria also exhibit diverse effects on...

    Authors: Chih-Ming Tsai, Chun-Hsien Chen, Wei-Hung Cheng, Foekje F. Stelma, Sung-Chou Li and Wei-Chen Lin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:198
  41. The traditional Sichuan Sun-dried vinegar (SSV) with unique flavor and taste is believed to be generated by the solid-state fermentation craft. However, how microorganisms and their metabolites change along wi...

    Authors: Ke Dong, Weizhou Li, Qiuhong Xu, Zehui Hong, Shirong Zhang, Baochao Zhang, Yating Wu, Haojiang Zuo, Jiazhen Liu, Ziwen Yan and Xiaofang Pei
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:197
  42. Recently, an important relationship between Parkinson’s disease and the gut microbiota, through the brain-gut axis interactions, has been established. Previous studies have declared that alterations in the gut...

    Authors: Mohammad Mehanna, Suzan AbuRaya, Shwikar Mahmoud Ahmed, Ghada Ashmawy, Ahmed Ibrahim and Essameldin AbdelKhaliq
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:196
  43. Infection with extensive-drug-resistant (XDR) carbapenem-resistant (CR) Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) are viewed as a serious threat to human health because of the limited therapeutic options. This imposes the ...

    Authors: Samar S. Mabrouk, Ghada R. Abdellatif, Ahmed S. Abu Zaid and Khaled M. Aboshanab
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:195
  44. Microorganisms are of significant importance in soil. Yet their association with specific vegetable types remains poorly comprehended. This study investigates the composition of bacterial and fungal communitie...

    Authors: Xiaoliao Wei, Tianling Fu, Guandi He, Zhuoyan Zhong, Mingfang Yang, Fei Lou and Tengbing He
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:194
  45. Hydroxyapatites (HAp) are widely used as medical preparations for e.g., bone replacement or teeth implants. Incorporation of various substrates into HAp structures could enhance its biological properties, like...

    Authors: Agata Piecuch, Sara Targońska, Justyna Rewak-Sorczyńska, Rafał Ogórek and Rafal J. Wiglusz
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:193
  46. Members of Paenibacillus genus from diverse habitats have attracted great attention due to their multifarious properties. Considering that members of this genus are mostly free-living in soil, we characterized th...

    Authors: Rajnish Prakash Singh, Kiran Kumari, Parva Kumar Sharma and Ying Ma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:192

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