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  1. The increasing growth of microbial resistance threatens the health of human societies. Therefore, the discovery and design of new antibiotics seem necessary. Today, antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are receiving ...

    Authors: Reyhane Nikookar Golestani, Elahe Ghods, Mosayeb Rostamian, Hamid Madanchi and Ahmad Farhad Talebi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:332
  2. The biological mechanisms underlying meat quality remain unclear. Currently, many studies report that the gastrointestinal microbiota is essential for animal growth and performance. However, it is uncertain wh...

    Authors: Zhen LI, Ran Cui, Yu-Bei Wang, Ya-Biao Luo, Peng-Xiang Xue, Qi-Guo Tang and Mei-Ying Fang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:331
  3. Heavy metal contamination has been a severe worldwide environmental issue. For industrial pollutions, heavy metals rarely exist as singular entities. Hence, researches have increasingly focused on the detrimen...

    Authors: Lan Yu, Tao Zhang, Jiacheng Yang, Rongfei Zhang, Junbo Zhou, Fan Ding, Chaogang Shao and Rongkai Guo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:330
  4. The emergence of tigecycline-resistant tet(X2/X3/X4/X5) genes poses a new threat to the efficacy of anti-infective therapy and the safety of our food and environment. To control the transfer of such genes, a s...

    Authors: Guiling Chen, Lulin Chen, Sisi Lin, Congzhu Yang, Huanlin Liang, Kuang Huang, Zhusheng Guo and Fei Lv
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:329
  5. One of the most common complications in patients with febrile neutropenia, lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma is a bloodstream infection (BSI).

    Authors: Mahdaneh Roshani, Mohammad Taheri, Alireza Goodarzi, Rassoul Yosefimashouf and Leili Shokoohizadeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:327
  6. Staphylococcus aureus is part of normal flora and also an opportunistic pathogen responsible for a wide range of infections in both humans and animals. Livestock-associated S. aureus (LA-SA) has gained importance...

    Authors: Relangi Tulasi Rao, Vinoth Madhavan, Pavitra Kumar, Gnanaraj Muniraj, Natesan Sivakumar and Jayakumar Kannan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:326
  7. This research evaluated the anti-Candida albicans effect of Mexican propolis from Chihuahua.

    Authors: Mario Rodriguez-Canales, Yoli Mariana Medina-Romero, Marco Aurelio Rodriguez-Monroy, Uriel Nava-Solis, Sandra Isabel Bolaños-Cruz, Maria Jimena Mendoza-Romero, Jorge E. Campos, Ana Bertha Hernandez-Hernandez, Yolanda I. Chirino, Tonatiuh Cruz-Sanchez, Carlos Gerardo Garcia-Tovar and Maria Margarita Canales-Martinez
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:325
  8. Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi is one of the major pathogens causing typhoid fever and a public health burden worldwide. Recently, the increasing number of multidrug-resistant strains of Salmonella spp. has m...

    Authors: Payel Mondal, Prolay Halder, Bani Mallick, Subhadip Bhaumik, Hemanta Koley, Shanta Dutta and Moumita Dutta
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:324
  9. Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (CPKP) is one of the most dangerous multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens in human health due to its widespread circulation in the nosocomial environment. CPKP carried...

    Authors: Su Min Kyung, Jun Ho Lee, Eun-Seo Lee, Cheol-Yong Hwang and Han Sang Yoo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:323
  10. The mechanisms behind obesity are complex and multi-faceted, involving the interplay of both host genomics and gut microbiome. In recent years, research has largely focused on these factors separately, but rar...

    Authors: Shuang Liu, Xueshuang Lai, Qinqin Xie, Zhen Wang, Yuchun Pan, Qishan Wang and Zhe Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:322
  11. Ceftazidime-avibactam (CZA) improves treatment outcomes for infections caused by carbapenem-resistant organisms, but has led to serious bacterial resistance. Acetylcysteine (NAC) is an approved medication that...

    Authors: Zeyu Huang, Yijia Han, Xiaotuan Zhang, Yao Sun, Yuzhan Lin, Luozhu Feng, Tieli Zhou and Zhongyong Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:321
  12. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a widespread heart condition caused by atherosclerosis and influences millions of people worldwide. Early detection of CAD is challenging due to the lack of specific biomarkers...

    Authors: Liuying Chen, Xuanting Mou, Jingjing Li, Miaofu Li, Caijie Ye, Xiaofei Gao, Xiaohua Liu, Yunlong Ma, Yizhou Xu and Yigang Zhong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:320
  13. The nucleocapsid (N) protein of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an excellent immunogen that promotes the production of high-titer antibodies. N protein-derived peptides identifi...

    Authors: Mario Aldair Campos-Ruíz, Berenice Illades-Aguiar, Oscar Del Moral-Hernández, Mariana Romo-Castillo, Marcela Salazar-García, Mónica Espinoza-Rojo, Amalia Vences-Velázquez, Karen Cortés-Sarabia and Victor M. Luna-Pineda
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:319
  14. Carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae is associated with nosocomial infections and can cause high mortality, which poses great threat to human health. This study was aimed at investigating the molecular epid...

    Authors: Xianzhen Wei, Qiuxiang Li, Yu He, Linlin Li, Shan Li and Taijie Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:318
  15. Candida glabrata which belongs to normal microbiota, has caused significant concern worldwide due to its high prevalence and drug resistance in recent years. C. glabrata has developed many strategies to evade the...

    Authors: Qi Ni, Xianwei Wu, Tongxuan Su, Cen Jiang, Danfeng Dong, Daosheng Wang, Wei Chen, Yingchao Cui and Yibing Peng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:317
  16. Virulence determinants are crucial to the risk assessment of pathogens in an environment. This study investigated the presence of eleven key virulence-associated genes in Vibrio cholerae (n = 111) and Vibrio mimi...

    Authors: Oluwatayo E. Abioye, Charles A. Osunla, Nolonwabo Nontongana and Anthony I. Okoh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:316
  17. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is linked to both nosocomial and community infections. One of the key virulence factors of S. aureus is Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL). The PVL genes are mostly asso...

    Authors: Mohamed Shohayeb, Tarek El-Banna, Lamis E. Elsawy and Maisra M. El-Bouseary
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:315
  18. Traditionally, conventional microbiological culture methods have been used to detect pathogenic microorganisms in chronic osteomyelitis. However, these methods have been found to have a low detection rate, com...

    Authors: Kang Zhang, Yu-zhe Bai, Chang Liu, Shan-shan Liu, Xin-xin Lu and Run-gong Yang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:313
  19. Tobramycin inhalation solution (TIS) and chronic azithromycin (AZ) have known clinical benefits for children with CF, likely due to antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity. The effects of chronic AZ in co...

    Authors: Brandie D. Wagner, Edith T. Zemanick, Scott D. Sagel, Charles E. Robertson, Mark J. Stevens, Nicole Mayer-Hamblett, George Retsch-Bogart, Bonnie W. Ramsey and J. Kirk Harris
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:312
  20. The ability of antimicrobial agents to affect microbial adherence to eukaryotic cell surfaces is a promising antivirulence strategy for combating the global threat of antimicrobial resistance. Inadequate use o...

    Authors: Yuan Yue, Ke Chen, Changfeng Sun, Sarfraz Ahmed and Suvash Chandra Ojha
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:311
  21. The purpose of this study is to re-sensitive bacteria to carbapenemases and reduce the transmission of the blaKPC−2 gene by curing the blaKPC−2-harboring plasmid of carbapenem-resistant using the CRISPR-Cas9 syst...

    Authors: Shuan Tao, Huimin Chen, Na Li, Yewei Fang, He Zhang, Yao Xu, Luyan Chen and Wei Liang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:310
  22. Stress-tolerant yeasts are highly desirable for cost-effective bioprocessing. Several strategies have been documented to develop robust yeasts, such as genetic and metabolic engineering, artificial selection, ...

    Authors: Anita Ejiro Nwaefuna, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Daniel Loeto, Thembekile Ncube, Andreas K. Gombert, Teun Boekhout, Saleh Alwasel and Nerve Zhou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:309
  23. Cancer continues to be one of the biggest causes of death that affects human health. Chemical resistance is still a problem in conventional cancer treatments. Fortunately, numerous natural compounds originatin...

    Authors: Radwa Taher Mohie el-dien, Basma Khalaf Mahmoud, Miada F. Abdelwahab, Amgad I. M. Khedr, Mohamed Salah Kamel, Ramadan Yahia, Nada M. Mohamed, Amr El Zawily, Eman S. Kamel, Aliasger K Salem, Usama Ramadan Abdelmohsen and Mostafa A. Fouad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:308
  24. The bacterial growth rate is important for pathogenicity and food safety. Therefore, the study of bacterial growth rate over time can provide important data from a medical and veterinary point of view. We trai...

    Authors: Sára Ágnes Nagy, László Makrai, István Csabai, Dóra Tőzsér, Géza Szita and Norbert Solymosi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:307
  25. Salmonella spp. and pathogenic strains of Escherichia coli are among the major foodborne zoonotic pathogens. These bacterial pathogens cause human illnesses characterized by hemorrhagic colitis, vomiting, nausea,...

    Authors: Millicent T. Mumbo, Evans N. Nyaboga, Johnson K. Kinyua, Edward K. Muge, Scholastica G. K. Mathenge, Henry Rotich, Geoffrey Muriira, Bernard Njiraini and Joshua M. Njiru
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:306
  26. Despite advances in our understanding of the critical role of the microbiota in stroke patients, the oral microbiome has rarely been reported to be associated with stroke-associated pneumonia (SAP). We sought ...

    Authors: Yueran Ren, Jingru Liang, Xiao Li, Yiting Deng, Sanping Cheng, Qiheng Wu, Wei Song, Yan He, Jiajia Zhu, Xiaomei Zhang, Hongwei Zhou and Jia Yin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:305
  27. Sahiwal cattle is an indigenous cattle breed of Pakistan and mastitis is one of the major problems faced by Sahiwal cattle which hinders its production potential. The study was designed to investigate the milk...

    Authors: Mian Muhammad Salman, Muhammad Nawaz, Tahir Yaqub and Muhammad Hassan Mushtaq
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:304
  28. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a notorious pathogen. Its multidrug resistant strains are listed among priority pathogens against whom discovery of novel antibacterial agents and, elucidation of new anti-pathogenicity ...

    Authors: Gemini Gajera, Nidhi Thakkar, Chhaya Godse, Anselm DeSouza, Dilip Mehta and Vijay Kothari
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:303
  29. Small peptides play a crucial role in plant growth and adaptation to the environment. Exogenous small peptides are often applied together with surfactants as foliar fertilizers, but the impact of small peptide...

    Authors: Hao Chen, Yujie Song, Shuangshuang Wang, Kai Fan, Hui Wang, Yilin Mao, Jie Zhang, Yang Xu, Xinyue Yin, Yu Wang and Zhaotang Ding
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:302
  30. Urinary tract infections represent one of the most frequent hospital and community-acquired infections with uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) being the main causative agent. The global increase in the emergen...

    Authors: Hadeer A. Morgaan, Hoda M. G. Omar, Azza S. Zakaria and Nelly M. Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:300
  31. The microbiota that colonize the human gut and other tissues are dynamic, varying both in composition and functional state between individuals and over time. Gene expression measurements can provide insights i...

    Authors: Asako Tan, Senthil Murugapiran, Alaya Mikalauskas, Jeff Koble, Drew Kennedy, Fred Hyde, Victor Ruotti, Emily Law, Jordan Jensen, Gary P. Schroth, Jean M. Macklaim, Scott Kuersten, Brice LeFrançois and Daryl M. Gohl
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:299
  32. Hospital infections such as ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) due to multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (MDR-KP) strains have increased worldwide. In addition, biofilm production by these resistant iso...

    Authors: Ghazal Bayatinejad, Mohammadreza Salehi, Reza Beigverdi, Shahnaz Halimi, Mohammad Emaneini and Fereshteh Jabalameli
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:298
  33. The current threat of multidrug resistant strains necessitates development of alternatives to antibiotics such as bacteriophages. This study describes the isolation and characterization of a novel Salmonella Typh...

    Authors: Mohammad Hashem Yousefi, Jeroen Wagemans, Seyed Shahram Shekarforoush, Marta Vallino, Nadiia Pozhydaieva, Katharina Höfer, Rob Lavigne and Saeid Hosseinzadeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:297
  34. Phytase catalyses the breakdown of complex organic forms of phosphorous into simpler forms by sequential hydrolysis of phosphate ester bonds to liberate the inorganic phosphate. Supplementation of feeds with b...

    Authors: Lubaba Amede Mussa, Diriba Muleta Yadetie, Endeshaw Abatenh Temesgen, Anteneh Tesfaye Tefera and Mesfin Tafesse Gemeda
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:296
  35. Hyaluronic acid (HA) has gained significant attention due to its unique physical, chemical, and biological properties, making it widely used in various industries. This study aimed to screen bacterial isolates...

    Authors: Rania M. Ahmed, Gamal Enan, Safaa Saed and Ahmed Askora
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:295
  36. Staphylococcus aureus expresses numerous toxins, many of which are strongly believed to be responsible for specific symptoms and even diseases, making it significant in the pathogenesis of human health. Enteroto...

    Authors: Qi Chen, Gang Zhao, Wei Yang, Fuhong Chen, Yan Qi and Zhengqing Lou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:294
  37. A high concentration of CO2 will stagnate the development of the newly formed primordia of Hypsizygus marmoreus, hinder the development of the mushroom cap, thereby inhibiting the normal differentiation of the fr...

    Authors: Fang Liu, Lin Ma, Weifeng Chen, Sifan Wang, Chuanzheng Wei, Chengpo Huang, Yimin Jiang, Song Wang, Hongyan Lin, Jian Chen, Gang Wang, Baogui Xie and Zongsheng Yuan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:293
  38. Astragalus mongolicus Bunge is used in traditional Chinese medicine and is thus cultivated in bulk. The cultivation of A. mongolicus requires a large amount of nitrogen fertilizer, increasing the planting cost of...

    Authors: Zhiyong Shi, Xu Guo, Zhenhong Lei, Yuanyuan Wang, Zhenyu Yang, Jingping Niu and Jianping Liang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:292
  39. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a critical global issue that poses significant threats to human health, animal welfare, and the environment. With the increasing emergence of resistant microorganisms, the eff...

    Authors: Gunjan, Himanshu, Riya Mukherjee, Jasmina Vidic, Marisa Manzano, Elcio Leal, V. Samuel Raj, Ramendra Pati Pandey and Chung-Ming Chang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:291
  40. Endophytic bacteria provide nutrients and stimulate systemic resistance during seed germination and plant growth and development, and their functional properties in combating various stresses make them a power...

    Authors: Hao Qu, Yi Wang, Baijuan Wang and Chengyun Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:290
  41. Although the mechanism of action of nanoemulsion is still unclear, the modern use of nanoemulsions made from natural extracts as antimicrobial and anti-aflatoxigenic agents represents a potential food preserva...

    Authors: Feriala A. Abu Safe, Ahmed N. Badr, Mohamed G. Shehata and Gharieb S. El-Sayyad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:289
  42. Resistance to antibiotics among bacteria of clinical importance, including Staphylococcus aureus, is a serious problem worldwide and the search for alternatives is needed. Some metal complexes have antibacterial ...

    Authors: Ludmila Kosaristanova, Martin Rihacek, Frantiska Sucha, Vedran Milosavljevic, Pavel Svec, Jana Dorazilova, Lucy Vojtova, Peter Antal, Pavel Kopel, Zdenek Patocka, Vojtech Adam, Ludek Zurek and Kristyna Dolezelikova
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:288
  43. Wolbachia are endosymbiotic bacteria found within many arthropods, including insects. A variety of benefits are provided by these bacteria to human and insect hosts, including protection from viruses and parasite...

    Authors: E. Sharawi Somia, Ihsan Ullah, Hanan S. Alyahya and Jazem A. Mahyoub
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:287
  44. Microbiome changes on the ocular surface may cause dry eyes. A metagenome assay was used to compare the microbiome composition and function of the ocular surface between diabetic children and adolescents with ...

    Authors: Zhangling Chen, Ying Xiao, Yan Jia, Qiurong Lin, Yu Qian, Lipu Cui, Zhaoyu Xiang, Mingfang Li, Chenhao Yang and Haidong Zou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:286
  45. Previous studies have revealed a nitric oxide (NO) metabolic cycle in which NO, nitrate (NO3), and nitrite (NO2) circulate. The NO produced in this cycle serves as a signalling molecule that regulates actinorho...

    Authors: Tomoki Yoshizumi, Yukiko Shibui, Minori Kogo, Sota Honma, Shinsaku Ito, Shunsuke Yajima and Yasuyuki Sasaki
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:285
  46. Secretome analysis is a valuable tool to study host-pathogen protein interactions and to identify new proteins that are important for plant health. Microbial signatures elicit defense responses in plants, and ...

    Authors: Tamilarasi Mani, J. Beslin Joshi, R. Priyadharshini, Jeya Sundara Sharmila and Sivakumar Uthandi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:284

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