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  1. As antibiotics and chemotherapeutics are no longer as efficient as they once were, multidrug resistant (MDR) pathogens and cancer are presently considered as two of the most dangerous threats to human life. In...

    Authors: Mervat G. Hassan, Mariam T. Hawwa, Dina M. Baraka, Hamed M. El-Shora and Ahmed A. Hamed
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:21
  2. Pseudomonas species are common on food, but their contribution to the antimicrobial resistance gene (ARG) burden within food or as a source of clinical infection is unknown. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportuni...

    Authors: Samuel J. Bloomfield, Raphaёlle Palau, Emma R. Holden, Mark A. Webber and Alison E. Mather
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:20
  3. This study investigates the variations in microbiome abundance and diversity on the ocular surfaces of diabetic patients suffering from dry eye within a community setting. The goal is to offer theoretical insi...

    Authors: Zhangling Chen, Senlin Lin, Yi Xu, Lina Lu and Haidong Zou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:19
  4. Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Presl (C. camphora) is an evergreen broad-leaved tree cultivated in subtropical China. The use of C. camphora as clonal cuttings for coppice management has become popular recently. Howeve...

    Authors: Luyuan Sun, Guilong Li, Jiao Zhao, Ting Zhang, Jia Liu and Jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:18
  5. Water is considered a source for the transmission of Arcobacter species to both humans and animals. This study was conducted to assess the prevalence, distribution, and pathogenicity of A. butzleri strains, which...

    Authors: Izhar U. H. Khan, Wen Chen, Michel Cloutier, David R. Lapen, Emilia Craiovan and Graham Wilkes
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:17
  6. Studying the effects of the microbiome on the development of different types of cancer has recently received increasing research attention. In this context, the microbial content of organs of the gastrointesti...

    Authors: Ghazaleh Pourali, Danial Kazemi, Amir Shayan Chadeganipour, Mahshid Arastonejad, Sara Naghizadeh Kashani, Roozbeh Pourali, Mina Maftooh, Hamed Akbarzade, Hamid Fiuji, Seyed Mahdi Hassanian, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, Gordon A. Ferns, Majid Khazaei and Amir Avan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:16
  7. This study aimed to isolate the rumen-derived bacteria with the ability to degrade free gossypol (FG), and to evaluate the probiotic potential in vitro for ensuring safe utilization.

    Authors: Liangkang Lv, Fengliang Xiong, Yingyi Liu, Shiteng Pei, Shanshan He, Shengli Li and Hongjian Yang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:15
  8. Reliable species identification of cultured isolates is essential in clinical bacteriology. We established a new study algorithm named NOVA – Novel Organism Verification and Analysis to systematically analyze bac...

    Authors: Veronika Muigg, Helena M.B. Seth-Smith, Kai-Manuel Adam, Maja Weisser, Vladimira Hinić, Annette Blaich, Tim Roloff, Ulrich Heininger, Hanna Schmid, Maurus Kohler, Lukas Graf, Dylan M. Winterflood, Pascal Schlaepfer and Daniel Goldenberger
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:14
  9. The utilization of fructose as a carbon source and energy provider plays a crucial role in bacterial metabolism. Additionally, fructose metabolism directly impacts the pathogenicity and virulence of certain pa...

    Authors: Yan Ge, Daiyu Li, Ning Wang, Yun Shi, Gang Guo, Liyuan Fang, Quanming Zou and Qiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:13
  10. Spotting disease infects a variety of sea urchin species across many different marine locations. The disease is characterized by discrete lesions on the body surface composed of discolored necrotic tissue that...

    Authors: Chloe G. Shaw, Christina Pavloudi, Ryley S. Crow, Jimmy H. Saw and L. Courtney Smith
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:11
  11. Authors: Morgane Mailhe, Davide Ricaboni, Véronique Vitton, Jean-Michel Gonzalez, Dipankar Bachar, Grégory Dubourg, Frédéric Cadoret, Catherine Rober, Jérémy Delerce, Anthony Levasseur, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Emmanouil Angelakis, Jean-Christophe Lagier and Didier Raoult
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:10
  12. Enterococcus faecium is a Gram-positive bacterium, naturally present in the human intestinal microbiota, but is also an opportunistic pathogen responsible for healthcare-associated infections. Persisters are indi...

    Authors: Charlotte Le Pont, Benoît Bernay, Mattéo Gérard, Anne Dhalluin, François Gravey and Jean-Christophe Giard
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:9
  13. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a prevalent malignant malignancy affecting the gastrointestinal tract that is usually treated clinically with chemotherapeutic agents, whereas chemotherapeutic agents can cause sever...

    Authors: Fenfang Yue, Xiangdi Zeng, Yufan Wang, Yilin Fang, Mengyun Yue, Xuanqi Zhao, Ruizhe Zhu, Qingwei Zeng, Jing Wei and Tingtao Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:8
  14. Hosts, parasites, and microbiota interact with each other, forming a complex ecosystem. Alterations to the microbial structure have been observed in various enteric parasitic infections (e.g. parasitic protist...

    Authors: Weishan Zhao, Xialian Bu, Weitian Zhou, Qingwen Zeng, Tian Qin, Shangong Wu, Wenxiang Li, Hong Zou, Ming Li and Guitang Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:7
  15. People living with HIV (PLWH) with chronic inflammation may have an increasing risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) severity; however, the impact of their gut microbiota on COVID-19 is not fully elucid...

    Authors: Aya Ishizaka, Michiko Koga, Taketoshi Mizutani, Seiya Yamayoshi, Kiyoko Iwatsuki-Horimoto, Eisuke Adachi, Yutaka Suzuki, Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:6
  16. Harmonia axyridis is an effective natural enemy insect to a variety of phloem-sucking pests and Lepidopteran larvae, such as aphids, scabies, and phylloxera, while its industrial production is limited due to unma...

    Authors: Bing-Hua Xie, Lei Chao, Si-Jing Wan, Hui-Ru Si, Wei-Dong Yu, Zhen Huang, Shi-Gui Wang, Nicolas Desneux, Bin Tang and Si-Si Sun
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:5
  17. Uterine infections, primarily caused by bacterial pathogens, pose a significant problem for dairy farmers worldwide, leading to poor reproductive performance and economic losses. However, the bacteria responsi...

    Authors: Berhanu Mekibib, Mesfin Belachew, Biruhtesfa Asrade, Girma Badada and Rahmeto Abebe
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:4
  18. The zoonotic pathogen Wohlfahrtiimonas chitiniclastica can cause several diseases in humans, including sepsis and bacteremia. Although the pathogenesis is not fully understood, the bacterium is thought to enter t...

    Authors: Anna Kopf, Boyke Bunk, Thomas Riedel and Percy Schröttner
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:3
  19. Authors: Yameng Li, Xianglong Kong, Yifan Li, Ningning Tao, Tingting Wang, Yingying Li, Yawei Hou, Xuehan Zhu, Qilin Han, Yuzhen Zhang, Qiqi An, Yao Liu and Huaichen Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:2

    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2023 23:379

  20. Staphylococcus aureus isolates are the leading cause of diabetic foot infections (DFIs). Identification of specific virulence factors of S. aureus involved in the pathogenesis of DFIs may help control the infecti...

    Authors: Samaneh Shahrokh, Aliye Tabatabaee, Maryam Yazdi and Mansour Siavash
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:1
  21. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a significant global health threat, and an accurate prediction of bacterial resistance patterns is critical for effective treatment and control strategies. In recent years,...

    Authors: Alper Yurtseven, Sofia Buyanova, Amay Ajaykumar Agrawal, Olga O. Bochkareva and Olga V. Kalinina
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:404
  22. Contaminated meat has been implicated in many cases of foodborne illness and poses serious challenges in developing countries. This study aimed to assess the quality and safety of raw beef meat in Assosa Town....

    Authors: Mohammed Tesfaye Kebede and Asmamaw Abat Getu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:403
  23. The clam Chamelea gallina is an ecologically and economically important marine species in the Northwestern Adriatic Sea, which currently suffers from occasional, and still unexplained, widespread mortality events...

    Authors: Giulia Trapella, Nicolò Cinti, Luca Parma, Antonina De Marco, Andrea Nicolò Dell’Acqua, Silvia Turroni, Simone Rampelli, Daniel Scicchitano, Letizia Iuffrida, Alessio Bonaldo, Silvia Franzellitti, Marco Candela and Giorgia Palladino
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:402
  24. Two important virulence factors, urease and cagA, play an important role in Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) gastric cancer. Aim of this study was to investigate the expression level and function of ureB and cagA ...

    Authors: Hamid Motamedi, Ramin Abiri, Farhad Salari, Cyrus Jalili and Amirhoushang Alvandi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:401
  25. Authors: Bassma Mahmoud Elkhairy, Nabil Mohamed Salama, Abdalrahman Mohammad Desouki, Ashraf Bakry Abdelrazek, Khaled Abdelaziz Soliman, Samir Abdelaziz Ibrahim and Hala Badr Khalil
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:400

    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2023 23:356

  26. Microbial communities are of critical importance in the human host. The lung and gut microbial communities represent the most essential microbiota within the human body, collectively referred to as the gut-lun...

    Authors: Piaopiao Zhou, Zhiqiang Zou, Wenwei Wu, Hui Zhang, Shuling Wang, Xiaoyan Tu, Weibin Huang, Cunrong Chen, Shuaijun Zhu, Qinyong Weng and Shixiang Zheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:399
  27. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) is a parasitic disease with diverse outcomes. Clinical diversity is influenced by various factors such as Leishmania species and host genetic background. The role of Leishmania RNA vi...

    Authors: Zahra Mirabedini, Hamed Mirjalali, Elham Kazemirad, Ali Khamesipour, Katayoun Samimirad, Mona Koosha, Reza Saberi, Hanieh Mohammad Rahimi, Mehdi Mohebali and Homa Hajjaran
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:398
  28. Orthokeratology (OK) lens wear increases the risk of bacterial infection, but little is known about the microbiota of the conjunctival sac in myopic children wearing OK lenses. This study aimed to investigate ...

    Authors: Ju Zhang, Xiuhai Lu, Zhiwei Cheng, Dulei Zou, Weiyun Shi and Ting Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:397
  29. Malaria is a persistent illness that is still a public health issue. On the other hand, marine organisms are considered a rich source of anti‑infective drugs and other medically significant compounds. Herein, ...

    Authors: Noha M. Gamaleldin, Hebatallah S. Bahr, Natalie Millán-Aguiñaga, Mahshid Danesh, Eman M. Othman, Thomas Dandekar, Hossam M. Hassan and Usama Ramadan Abdelmohsen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:396
  30. Certain strains of probiotic bacteria can secret functional substances namely digestive enzymes and functional peptides to regulate physiological conditions such as digestion and anti-oxidation, which are ofte...

    Authors: Jiajun Yang, Jing Wang, Zongliang Liu, Jun Chen, Jiajing Jiang, Minmeng Zhao and Daoqing Gong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:395
  31. Intrinsic metabolism shapes the immune environment associated with immune suppression and tolerance in settings such as organ transplantation and cancer. However, little is known about the metabolic activities...

    Authors: Bing Ma, Samuel J. Gavzy, Michael France, Yang Song, Hnin Wai Lwin, Allison Kensiski, Vikas Saxena, Wenji Piao, Ram Lakhan, Jegan Iyyathurai, Lushen Li, Christina Paluskievicz, Long Wu, Marina WillsonShirkey, Emmanuel F. Mongodin, Valeria R. Mas…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:394
  32. The rising prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESβL-PE) in street foods poses a significant risk to human health due to its epidemiological significance....

    Authors: Dagninet Alelign and Aschalew Kidanewold
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:393
  33. Colistin is an antibiotic used as a last-resort to treat multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections. Colistin had been used for a long time in veterinary medicine for disease control and as a growt...

    Authors: Mulu Lemlem, Erkihun Aklilu, Maizan Mohamed, Nor Fadhilah Kamaruzzaman, Zunita Zakaria, Azian Harun, Susmita Seenu Devan, Intan Noor Aina Kamaruzaman, Mohd Farhan Hanif Reduan and Muthupandian Saravanan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:392
  34. The promising yet barely investigated anaerobic species Phocaeicola vulgatus (formerly Bacteroides vulgatus) plays a vital role for human gut health and effectively produces organic acids. Among them is succinate...

    Authors: Laura Keitel, Kristina Braun, Maurice Finger, Udo Kosfeld, Stanislav Yordanov and Jochen Büchs
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:391
  35. Depression and anxiety are common comorbid diseases of constipation. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) significantly relieves gastrointestinal-related symptoms, but its impact on psychiatric symptoms rema...

    Authors: Chuanli Yang, Tianjiao Hu, Xin Xue, Xiaohu Su, Xuan Zhang, Yunhe Fan, Xiaobing Shen and Xiushan Dong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:389
  36. Mounting evidence indicates that the gut microbiota influences the neurodevelopment and behavior of insects through the gut-brain axis. However, it is currently unclear whether the gut microbiota affect the he...

    Authors: Junrui-Fu, Zixia Rong, Ximei Huang, Junhan Wang, Xiaoyan Long, Qili Feng and Huimin Deng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:388
  37. The goal of this study was to comprehensively investigate the characteristics of gut microbiota dysbiosis and metabolites levels in very low or extremely low birth weight (VLBW/ELBW) infants with white matter ...

    Authors: Ling Liu, Min Xiang, Xiangsheng Cai, Benqing Wu, Chaohong Chen, Nali Cai and Dang Ao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:387
  38. Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens is a recently described species of Corynebacterium. There are few reports on the microbiological characteristics of the new species, and there is a lack of reports on the genomic...

    Authors: Jiaqi Wang, Jiajia Feng, Wei Jia, Tingxun Yuan, Xinyu He, Qianqian Wu, Fujun Peng, Wei Gao, Zhongfa Yang, Yuanyong Tao and Qian Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:385
  39. Administering probiotic strains of Limosilactobacillus reuteri to poultry has been shown to improve poultry performance and health. Some strains of L. reuteri taxa can produce reuterin, a broad-spectrum antimicro...

    Authors: Paul Tetteh Asare, Anna Greppi, Annelies Geirnaert, Alessia Pennacchia, Angela Babst and Christophe Lacroix
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:384
  40. Musca domestica larvae are common saprophytes in nature, promoting the material—energy cycle in the environment. However, heavy metal pollution in the environment negatively affects their function in material cir...

    Authors: Yansong Yin, Shumin Wang, Kexin Zhang, Ying Li, WenJuan Liu, Qian Zhang, Xinyu Zhang, Xinxin Kong, Sha An, Ruiling Zhang and Zhong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:383
  41. In bioethanol production, the main by-product, 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), significantly hinders microbial fermentation. Therefore, it is crucial to explore genes related to HMF tolerance in Saccharomyces cere...

    Authors: Qian Li, Peng Feng, Hao Tang, Fujia Lu, Borui Mou, Lan Zhao, Nan Li, Yaojun Yang, Chun Fu, Wencong Long, Ximeng Xiao, Chaohao Li, Wei Wu, Gang Wang, Beidong Liu, Tianle Tang…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:382
  42. The extremely halophilic archaeon Haloferax (Hfx.) alexandrinus DSM 27206 T was previously documented for the ability to biosynthesize silver nanoparticles while mechanisms underlying its silver tolerance were ov...

    Authors: Doriana Mădălina Buda, Edina Szekeres, Lucian Barbu Tudoran, Julia Esclapez and Horia Leonard Banciu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:381
  43. Fatty acid metabolism greatly promotes the virulence and pathogenicity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb). However, the regulatory mechanism of fatty acid metabolism in M.tb remains to be elucidated, and limite...

    Authors: Yameng Li, Xianglong Kong, Yifan Li, Ningning Tao, Tingting Wang, Yingying Li, Yawei Hou, Xuehan Zhu, Qilin Han, Yuzhen Zhang, Qiqi An, Yao Liu and Huaichen Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:379

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2024 24:2

  44. There is a global need to develop new therapies to treat infectious diseases and tackle the rise in antimicrobial resistance. To date, the larvae of the Black Solider Fly, Hermetia illucens, have the largest repe...

    Authors: Leila Fahmy, Youssif M. Ali, David Seilly, Reece McCoy, Róisín M. Owens, Miha Pipan, Graham Christie and Andrew J Grant
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:378
  45. Growing evidence suggests that soil microbes can improve plant fitness under drought. However, in potato, the world’s most important non-cereal crop, the role of the rhizosphere microbiome under drought has be...

    Authors: Benoit Renaud Martins, Roberto Siani, Krzysztof Treder, Dorota Michałowska, Viviane Radl, Karin Pritsch and Michael Schloter
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:377

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