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  1. The conversion of plant lignans to bioactive enterolignans in the gastrointestinal tract is mediated through microbial processing. The goal of this study was to examine the relationships between lignan intake,...

    Authors: Yanping Li, Fenglei Wang, Jun Li, Kerry L. Ivey, Jeremy E. Wilkinson, Dong D. Wang, Ruifeng Li, Gang Liu, Heather A. Eliassen, Andrew T. Chan, Clary B. Clish, Curtis Huttenhower, Frank B. Hu, Qi Sun and Eric B. Rimm
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:82
  2. Actinomycetes are important microbes, and they are very important for developing active substances for useful drugs. Actinomycetes are numerous inhabitants, and they are widely distributed in the nest of fungu...

    Authors: Yanhua Long, Yong Zhang, Fang Huang, Song Liu, Tian Gao and Yinglao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:80
  3. Archaea form a third domain of life that is distinct from Bacteria and Eukarya. So far, many scholars have elucidated considerable details about the typical promoter architectures of the three domains of life....

    Authors: Jinye Liang, Zhenghui Quan, Jianyu Zhu, Min Gan and Ping Shen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:79
  4. Cyanobacteria blooms have become a major environmental problem and concern because of secondary metabolites produced by cyanobacteria released into the water. Cyanobacteria produce volatile organic compounds (...

    Authors: Jéssica Aparecida Silva Moretto, Paloma Nathane Nunes de Freitas, Éryka Costa de Almeida, Lucas Miguel Altarugio, Simone Vieira da Silva, Marli de Fátima Fiore and Ernani Pinto
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:78
  5. Cadmium (Cd) contamination in soil poses a serious safety risk for the development of medicine and food with ginseng as the raw material. Microorganisms are key players in the functioning and service of soil e...

    Authors: Hai Sun, Cai Shao, Qiao Jin, Meijia Li, Zhenghai Zhang, Hao Liang, Huixia Lei, Jiaqi Qian and Yayu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:77
  6. Rearing systems can affect livestock production directly, but whether they have effects on intestinal growth states and ceca microorganisms in ducks is largely unclear. The current study used Nonghua ducks to ...

    Authors: Xuefei Chen, Liansi Huang, Lumin Cheng, Bo Hu, Hehe Liu, Jiwei Hu, Shenqiang Hu, Chunchun Han, Hua He, Bo Kang, Hengyong Xu, Jiwen Wang and Liang Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:76
  7. Depression and obesity are highly prevalent, often co-occurring conditions marked by inflammation. Microbiome perturbations are implicated in obesity-inflammation-depression interrelationships, but how the mic...

    Authors: Gajender Aleti, Jordan N. Kohn, Emily A. Troyer, Kelly Weldon, Shi Huang, Anupriya Tripathi, Pieter C. Dorrestein, Austin D. Swafford, Rob Knight and Suzi Hong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:75
  8. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by protozoan parasite of genus Plasmodium. Various antigenic proteins of Plasmodium are considered as the major targets for the development of an effective vaccine. Th...

    Authors: Meenu Kalkal, Amit Kalkal, Sandeep Kumar Dhanda, Emily Das, Veena Pande and Jyoti Das
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:74
  9. Unsupervised AI (artificial intelligence) can obtain novel knowledge from big data without particular models or prior knowledge and is highly desirable for unveiling hidden features in big data. SARS-CoV-2 pos...

    Authors: Yuki Iwasaki, Takashi Abe, Kennosuke Wada, Yoshiko Wada and Toshimichi Ikemura
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:73
  10. Burkholderia pseudomallei (B. pseudomallei), as a highly pathogenic organism, causes melioidosis, which is a disease of public health importance in many tropical developing countries. Here, we present and validat...

    Authors: Xiaoxia Wang, Licheng Wang, Huaxiong Zhu, Chongzhen Wang and Xiong Zhu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:72
  11. Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) commonly known as tobacco caterpillar is a polyphagous pest that causes significant damage to many agricultural crops. The extensive use of chemical insecticides ...

    Authors: Sarita Devi, Harvinder Singh Saini and Sanehdeep Kaur
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:71
  12. The plant microbiome is vital for plant health, fitness, and productivity. Interestingly, plant metabolites and the plant microbiome can influence each other. The combination of metabolomics and microbiome may...

    Authors: Hongrui Li, Hongdi Shi, Peng Xu and Diqiu Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:70
  13. Ebosin is an exopolysaccharide produced by Streptomyces sp. 139, and its biosynthetic gene cluster (ste) has been previously described. Ste234 has high homology to the well-known ATP-binding cassette transport sy...

    Authors: Mengxin Geng, Limei Ai, Ming Ma, Panpan Li, Lianhong Guo, Guangzhi Shan and Liping Bai
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:69
  14. Combining photosensitizer and light irradiation, named antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) is an adjuvant therapy for eliminating microbial biofilms. This ex vivo study evaluates the effect of anti-biofi...

    Authors: Maryam Pourhajibagher, Nasrin Keshavarz Valian and Abbas Bahador
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:68
  15. Salt stress threaten the growth of plants, and even aggravate plant disease. In this article, salt-tolerant Trichoderma strain was isolated, and its potential to alleviate salt stress and diminish cucumber root r...

    Authors: Chongyuan Zhang, Weiwei Wang, Yihui Hu, Zhongpin Peng, Sen Ren, Ming Xue, Zhen Liu, Jumei Hou, Mengyu Xing and Tong Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:67
  16. Authors: Caroline Ivanne Le Roy, Alexander Kurilshikov, Emily R. Leeming, Alessia Visconti, Ruth C. E. Bowyer, Cristina Menni, Mario Falchi, Hana Koutnikova, Patrick Veiga, Alexandra Zhernakova, Muriel Derrien and Tim D. Spector
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:66

    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2022 22:39

  17. Cell surface glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) participate in many physiological and pathological processes, including infections and inflammatory response. Acne is a common chronic inflammatory skin disorder that aff...

    Authors: Carla Martín, Helena Ordiales, Francisco Vázquez, Marta Pevida, David Rodríguez, Jesús Merayo, Fernando Vázquez, Beatriz García and Luis M. Quirós
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:65
  18. Although coevolutionary signatures of host-microbe interactions are considered to engineer the healthy microbiome of humans, little is known about the changes in root-microbiome during plant evolution. To unde...

    Authors: Somayeh Gholizadeh, Seyed Abolghasem Mohammadi and Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:64
  19. The microbiome alterations are associated with cancer growth and may influence the immune system and response to therapy. Particularly, the gut microbiome has been recently shown to modulate response to melano...

    Authors: Chahrazed Mekadim, Helena Kupcova Skalnikova, Jana Cizkova, Veronika Cizkova, Anna Palanova, Vratislav Horak and Jakub Mrazek
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:63
  20. Mutations in the Rv0678, pepQ and atpE genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) have been reported to be associated with reduced antimycobacterial susceptibility to bedaquiline (BDQ). Resistance conferring mutat...

    Authors: Dania Khalid Saeed, Sadia Shakoor, Safina Abdul Razzak, Zahra Hasan, Saba Faraz Sabzwari, Zahida Azizullah, Akbar Kanji, Asghar Nasir, Samreen Shafiq, Najia Karim Ghanchi and Rumina Hasan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:62
  21. The physiology and application characteristics of probiotics are closely associated with the growth phase. Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis A6 is a promising probiotic strain isolated from the feces of a he...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Jieran An, Chengfei Fan, Zhengyuan Zhai, Hongxing Zhang and Yanling Hao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:61
  22. Avian colibacillosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC). APEC causes a wide variety of intestinal and extraintestinal infections, including InPEC and ExPEC, whic...

    Authors: Qin Lu, Wenting Zhang, Ling Luo, Honglin Wang, Huabin Shao, Tengfei Zhang and Qingping Luo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:60
  23. Cyanobacteria are ecologically significant prokaryotes that can be found in heavy metals contaminated environments. As their photosynthetic machinery imposes high demands for metals, homeostasis of these micro...

    Authors: Elham Ghorbani, Bahareh Nowruzi, Masoumeh Nezhadali and Azadeh Hekmat
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:58
  24. Soybean-corn intercropping is widely practised by farmers in Southwest China. Although rhizosphere microorganisms are important in nutrient cycling processes, the differences in rhizosphere microbial communiti...

    Authors: Han Li, Luyun Luo, Bin Tang, Huanle Guo, Zhongyang Cao, Qiang Zeng, Songlin Chen and Zhihui Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:57
  25. Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease that is endemic in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. Low efficacy and high cytotoxicity of the current treatment regimens for leishmaniasis is one of the...

    Authors: Parisa Mousavi, Bahman Rahimi Esboei, Maryam Pourhajibagher, Mahdi Fakhar, Zabihollah Shahmoradi, Seyed Hossein Hejazi, Hadi Hassannia, Ayatollah Nasrollahi Omran and Hamid Hasanpour
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:56
  26. The rhizosphere is the narrow zone of soil immediately surrounding the root, and it is a critical hotspot of microbial activity, strongly influencing the physiology and development of plants. For analyzing the...

    Authors: Litao Sun, Yu Wang, Dexin Ma, Linlin Wang, Xiaomei Zhang, Yiqian Ding, Kai Fan, Ze Xu, Changbo Yuan, Houzhen Jia, Yonglin Ren and Zhaotang Ding
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:55
  27. Diosmectite, a natural colloidal clay, has been used worldwide for a number of approved indications, including the treatment of chronic functional diarrhea. Here, we used high-resolution whole metagenome shotg...

    Authors: Kévin Da Silva, Susie Guilly, Florence Thirion, Emmanuelle Le Chatelier, Nicolas Pons, Hugo Roume, Benoît Quinquis, Stanislav D. Ehrlich, Nassima Bekkat, Hélène Mathiex-Fortunet, Harry Sokol and Joël Doré
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:54
  28. Cancer impacts millions of lives globally each year, with approximately 10 million cancer-related deaths recorded worldwide in 2020. Mounting research has recognised the human microbiome as a key area of inter...

    Authors: Claire M. Doocey, Karen Finn, Craig Murphy and Caitriona M. Guinane
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:53
  29. Citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB), is a devastating citrus plant disease caused predominantly by Liberibacter asiaticus. While nearly all Liberibacter species remain uncultured, here we used the ...

    Authors: Kaylie A. Padgett-Pagliai, Fernando A. Pagliai, Danilo R. da Silva, Christopher L. Gardner, Graciela L. Lorca and Claudio F. Gonzalez
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:52
  30. The management of enteric fever through antibiotics is difficult these days due to the emerging resistance of Salmonella to various antimicrobial agents. The development of antimicrobial resistance is associated ...

    Authors: Prashanna Adhikari, Roshani Maharjan, Subash Paudel, Bikram Malla, Pradeep Kumar Shah, Anup Bastola and Upendra Thapa Shrestha
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:51
  31. Mycobacterium tuberculosis population in Russia is dominated by the notorious Beijing genotype whose major variants are characterized by contrasting resistance and virulence properties. Here we studied how these ...

    Authors: Igor Mokrousov, Oksana Pasechnik, Anna Vyazovaya, Irina Yarusova, Alena Gerasimova, Aleksey Blokh and Viacheslav Zhuravlev
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:50
  32. Symbiotic Methylobacterium strains comprise a significant part of plant microbiomes. Their presence enhances plant productivity and stress resistance, prompting classification of these strains as plant growth-pro...

    Authors: Daniel Palberg, Anna Kisiała, Gabriel Lemes Jorge and R. J. Neil Emery
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:49
  33. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) methods and especially 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing have become indispensable tools in microbial ecology. While they have opened up new possibilities for studying microbia...

    Authors: Matthias Dreier, Marco Meola, Hélène Berthoud, Noam Shani, Daniel Wechsler and Pilar Junier
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:48
  34. The heteroresistance of polymyxin B, a last-resort antibiotic used to treat many serious bacterial infections, may lead to antibiotic treatment failure. However, polymyxin B-heteroresistant isolates are rare i...

    Authors: Jun Li, Mengli Tang, Fengjun Xia, Changhang Min, Yongmei Hu, Haichen Wang and Mingxiang Zou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:47
  35. The maternal microbiota affects the development of the offspring by microbial metabolites translocating to the fetus. To reveal the spectrum of these molecular mediators of the earliest host-microbe interactio...

    Authors: Tiina Pessa-Morikawa, Aleksi Husso, Olli Kärkkäinen, Ville Koistinen, Kati Hanhineva, Antti Iivanainen and Mikael Niku
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:46
  36. Pseudomonas savastanoi is an important plant pathogen that infects and causes symptoms in a variety of economically important crops, causing considerable loss of yield and quality. Because there has been no rese...

    Authors: Mingzhao Zhong, Yunhao Sun, Xianzhi Zhang, Hong Liang, Lina Xiong and Qunxin Han
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:44
  37. Mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs) belong to the class of glycolipid biosurfactants and are produced by members of the Ustilago and Moesziomyces genera. Production of MELs is regulated by a biosynthetic gene clu...

    Authors: Amanda C. Ramdass and Sephra N. Rampersad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:43
  38. Quantitative point-of-care testing assay for detecting antibodies is critical to COVID-19 control. In this study, we established an up-conversion phosphor technology-based point-of-care testing (UPT-POCT), a l...

    Authors: Pingping Zhang, Baisheng Li, Yao Wang, Wei Min, Xiaohui Wang, Yugui Zhou, Zhencui Li, Yong Zhao, Huan Zhang, Min Jiang, Huanying Zheng, Chao Yang, Wei Zhang, Le Zuo, Qi Gao, Zhengrong Yang…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:42
  39. Amoxicillin-resistant Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) strains seem to have increased over time in Vietnam. This threatens the effectiveness of H. pylori eradication therapies with this antibiotic. This study aime...

    Authors: Trung Thien Tran, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Duc Trong Quach, Dao Thi-Hong Pham, Nga Minh Cao, Uyen Thi-Hong Nguyen, An Nguyen-Thanh Dang, Minh Anh Tran, Loc Huu Quach, Khiem Thien Tran, Nhan Quang Le, Viet Van Ung, Minh Ngoc-Quoc Vo, Danh Thanh Nguyen, Kha Dong Ngo, Trung Le Tran…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:41
  40. Authors: Marvin Williams, Alyssa B. Jones, Amanda L. Maxedon, Jennifer E. Tabakh, Cindy B. McCloskey, David E. Bard, Daniel P. Heruth and Susana Chavez-Bueno
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:40

    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2021 21:330

  41. Yoghurt contains live bacteria that could contribute via modulation of the gut microbiota to its reported beneficial effects such as reduced body weight gain and lower incidence of type 2 diabetes. To date, the a...

    Authors: Caroline Ivanne Le Roy, Alexander Kurilshikov, Emily R. Leeming, Alessia Visconti, Ruth C. E. Bowyer, Cristina Menni, Mario Falchi, Hana Koutnikova, Patrick Veiga, Alexandra Zhernakova, Muriel Derrien and Tim D. Spector
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:39

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2022 22:66

  42. Soil microbes exist throughout the soil profile and those inhabiting topsoil (0–20 cm) are believed to play a key role in nutrients cycling. However, the majority of the soil microbiology studies have exclusiv...

    Authors: Muhammad Atif Muneer, Wei Hou, Jian Li, Xiaoman Huang, Masood ur Rehman Kayani, Yuanyang Cai, Wenhao Yang, Liangquan Wu, Baoming Ji and Chaoyuan Zheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:38
  43. Female sex workers (FSWs) are a marginalized group notoriously having limited healthcare access and poor-quality care. Inevitably, they are vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections including hepatitis B v...

    Authors: Deresse Daka, Getahun Hailemeskel and Demissie Assegu Fenta
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:37
  44. The human gut is a reservoir of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs). Even in the absence of antibiotics, ARGs are present in large quantities in faeces of adults, children and even newborns. However, where and ...

    Authors: Kunming Zhang, Min Jin, Dong Yang, Zhiqiang Shen, Weili Liu, Jing Yin, Zhongwei Yang, Huaran Wang, Danyang Shi, Jiping Yang, Haibei Li, Yaqiong Chen, Zhixian Gao, Zhigang Qiu, Haixia Shi and Jun-Wen Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:36
  45. Cd seriously threatens soil environment, remedying Cd in farmland and clearing the response of soil environment to modifiers in Cd-contaminated soils is necessary. In this study, the effects of cotton straw bi...

    Authors: Yongqi Zhu, Xin Lv, Jianghui Song, Weidi Li and Haijiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:35
  46. As the increased consumption of ready-to-eat meat alternatives is a fairly recent trend, little is known about the composition and dynamics of the microbiota present on such products. Such information is none...

    Authors: E. Duthoo, K. De Reu, F. Leroy, S. Weckx, M. Heyndrickx and G. Rasschaert
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:34
  47. Nasopharyngeal colonization is considered a necessary step in the initiation of pneumococcal diseases. Real time PCR (RT-PCR) is an alternative approach for the identification and quantification of pneumococci...

    Authors: G Vidanapathirana, A L S K Angulmaduwa, T S Munasinghe, E W M A Ekanayake, P Harasgama, S T Kudagammana, B N Dissanayake and L V C Liyanapathirana
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:31

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