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  1. Sigma factor B (SigB) is the central regulator of the general stress response in Bacillus subtilis and regulates a group of genes in response to various stressors, known as the SigB regulon members. Genes that ar...

    Authors: Kah Yen Claire Yeak, Jos Boekhorst, Michiel Wels, Tjakko Abee and Marjon H J Wells-Bennik
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:17
  2. Astrephomene is an interesting green algal genus that, together with Volvox, shows convergent evolution of spheroidal multicellular bodies with somatic cells of the colonial or multicellular volvocine lineage. A ...

    Authors: Hisayoshi Nozaki, Fumi Mori, Yoko Tanaka, Ryo Matsuzaki, Shota Yamashita, Haruyo Yamaguchi and Masanobu Kawachi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:16
  3. Escherichia coli (E. coli) are typically present as commensal bacteria in the gastro-intestinal tract of most animals including poultry species, but some avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC) strains can cause localize...

    Authors: Aijing Feng, Sadia Akter, Spencer A. Leigh, Hui Wang, G. Todd Pharr, Jeff Evans, Scott L. Branton, Martha Pulido Landinez, Lanny Pace and Xiu-Feng Wan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:15
  4. Tetragenococcus (T.) halophilus is a common member of the microbial consortia of food fermented under high salt conditions. These comprises salty condiments based on soy or lupine beans, fish sauce, shrimp paste...

    Authors: Tobias Link and Matthias A. Ehrmann
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:14
  5. Characteristics of airway microbiota might influence asthma status or asthma phenotype. Identifying the airway microbiome can help to investigate its role in the development of asthma phenotypes or small airwa...

    Authors: Yi Li, Congying Zou, Jieying Li, Wen Wang, Yue Guo, Lifang Zhao, Chunguo Jiang, Peng Zhao and Xingqin An
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:13
  6. Foodborne pathogens and spoilage bacteria survived in the biofilm pose a serious threat to food safety and human health. It is urgent to find safe and effective methods to control the planktonic bacteria as we...

    Authors: Chengran Guan, Wenjuan Zhang, Jianbo Su, Feng Li, Dawei Chen, Xia Chen, Yujun Huang, Ruixia Gu and Chenchen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:12
  7. Glutathione is an important bioactive tripeptide and is widely used in the food, medicine, and cosmetics industries. The aim of this study was to provide an efficient method for producing GSH and to explore it...

    Authors: Xinyi Hu, Xinlei Shen, Shen Zhu, Huawei Zeng and Yuying Shuai
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:11
  8. Endophytic bacteria are an important biological control for nematodes. We isolated the nematicidal Bacillus cereus NJSZ-13 from healthy Pinus elliottii trunks. Bioassay experiments showed killing of all tested ne...

    Authors: Liangliang Li, Yufeng Sun, Fengmao Chen, Dejun Hao and Jiajin Tan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:10
  9. Cytosine deaminase (CDA) is a prodrug mediating enzyme converting 5-flurocytosine into 5-flurouracil with profound broad-range anticancer activity towards various cell lines. Availability, molecular stability,...

    Authors: Ashraf S. A. El-Sayed, Amgad M. Rady, Hossam Taha Mohamed, Nabila Zein, Marwa A. Yassin, Nabil Z. Mohamed, Abdallah Hassan, Mahmoud M. Amer, Reyad El-Sharakawy, Aya Ali El-Sharkawy, Nesma El-Sayed and Mostafa G. Ali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:9
  10. Verticillium wilt, caused by the fungus Verticillium dahliae, leads to significant losses in cotton yield worldwide. Biocontrol management is a promising means of suppressing verticillium wilt. The purpose of the...

    Authors: Lin Zhang, Yu Wang, Shengwei Lei, Hongxin Zhang, Ziyang Liu, Jianwei Yang and Qiuhong Niu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:8
  11. Globally, the highest burden of bovine and human tuberculosis resides in Africa and Asia. Tuberculosis (TB) is the second leading single infectious killer after severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus-2...

    Authors: Ayi Vandi Kwaghe, James Agbo Ameh, Caleb Ayuba Kudi, Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali, Hezekiah Kehinde Adesokan, Victor Oluwatoyin Akinseye, Olubukola Deborah Adelakun, Joy Gararawa Usman and Simeon Idowu Cadmus
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:7
  12. The control of cellular zinc (Zn) concentrations by dedicated import and export systems is essential for the survival and virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The transcription of its many Zn transporters is ther...

    Authors: Verena Ducret, Diego Gonzalez, Sara Leoni, Martina Valentini and Karl Perron
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:6
  13. Enterococcus faecalis remains one of the most common pathogens causing infection in surgical patients. Our goal was to evaluate the antibiotic resistance of E. faecalis, causing infections in a surgical clinic, ...

    Authors: Georgios V. Zacharopoulos, Georgios A. Manios, Marios Papadakis, Dimitra Koumaki, Sofia Maraki, Dimitrios Kassotakis, Eelco De Bree and Andreas Manios
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:5
  14. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) severely damages the epithelial cells of the gut lining leading to an inflamed leaky gut, translocation of microbial products, and dysbiosis resulting in systemic immune acti...

    Authors: Panashe Chandiwana, Privilege Tendai Munjoma, Arthur John Mazhandu, Jiaqi Li, Isabel Baertschi, Jacqueline Wyss, Sebastian Bruno Ulrich Jordi, Lovemore Ronald Mazengera, Bahtiyar Yilmaz, Benjamin Misselwitz and Kerina Duri
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:4
  15. Exploring the microbiome in multiple body sites of a livestock species informs approaches to promote its health and performance through efficient and sustainable modulation of these microbial ecosystems. Here,...

    Authors: Andrew Wange Bugenyi, Ma-Ro Lee, Yeon-Jae Choi, Ki-Duk Song, Hak-Kyo Lee, Young-Ok Son, Dong-Sun Lee, Sang-Chul Lee, Young-June Son and Jaeyoung Heo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:3
  16. Burkholderia cenocepacia is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause acute and chronic infections in patients with weakened immune systems and in patients with cystic fibrosis. B. cenocepacia is resistant to many...

    Authors: Anna G. Mankovich, Kristen Maciel, Madison Kavanaugh, Erin Kistler, Emily Muckle and Christine L. Weingart
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:2
  17. The demand for natural coloring and preservative agents in food industry is increasing day by day as a result of awareness of the negative health effects of synthetic color preservatives. Consumers want foods ...

    Authors: Ibrahim A. Soliman, Yasmeen A. Hasanien, Amira G. Zaki, Hany A. Shawky and Amr A. Nassrallah
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:325
  18. For the burgeoning global population, sustainable agriculture practices are crucial for accomplishing the zero-hunger goal. The agriculture sector is very concerned about the rise in insecticide resistance and...

    Authors: Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal, Suresh Janardhan Gawande, P. S. Soumia, Ram Krishna, Anukool Vaishnav and Avinash Bapurao Ade
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:324
  19. Recent years, Burkholderia species have emerged as a new source of natural products (NPs) with increasing attractions. Genome mining suggests the Burkholderia genomes include many natural product biosynthetic gen...

    Authors: Khorshed Alam, Yiming Zhao, Xuefei Lu, Kai Gong, Lin Zhong, Jinfang Hao, Md. Mahmudul Islam, Saiful Islam, Geng Li, Youming Zhang, Ruijuan Li and Aiying Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:323
  20. Populus euphratica Olivier is a kind of tree capable of growing in extremely arid desert and semi-desert environments. In this study, a culture-dependent method was used to analyze the bacterial diversity of ste...

    Authors: Nusratgul Anwar, Yuhang Jiang, Wenbo Ma, Yuhao Yao, Jue Li, Gulibahaer Ababaikeli, Guoqiang Li and Ting Ma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:322
  21. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is associated with remodeling of gut microbiota. Many studies have found H. pylori infection and eradication therapy can alter the gut microbiota. However, few studies ex...

    Authors: Meng-Yan Cui, Zhen-Yu Cui, Meng-Qi Zhao, Meng-Jie Zhang, Qiao-Li Jiang, Jing-Jing Wang, Lun-Gen Lu and Ying-Ying Lu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:321
  22. Pathogenic microbes still become obstacles that can reduce the quality of plant growth, including ramie (Boehmeria nivea) plants. The study identified the microbiome and antagonistic interaction of the endophytic...

    Authors: Asri Peni Wulandari, Erin Triani, Kartika Sari, Mila Prasetyani, Mohamad Nurzaman, Rully Dyah Purwati, Riksfardini A. Ermawar and Anne Nuraini
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:320
  23. Low temperatures greatly limit the growth of microorganisms. Low-temperature adaptation in microorganisms involves multiple mechanisms. Carotenoids are naturally occurring lipid-soluble pigments that act as an...

    Authors: Rui Guo, Tao Liu, Caina Guo, Gongshui Chen, Jingdie Fan and Qi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:319
  24. The aims of this study were to construct spore-displayed p40, a Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GG-derived soluble protein, using spore surface display technology and to evaluate transcriptional responses in human i...

    Authors: Soo Ji Kang, Jeong A Moon, Do Yeong Son and Kwang Won Hong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:316
  25. Myxomycetes are a group of eukaryotes belonging to Amoebozoa, which are characterized by a distinctive life cycle, including the plasmodium stage and fruit body stage. Plasmodia are all found to be associated ...

    Authors: Shu Li, Bao Qi, Wan Wang, Xueyan Peng, Andrey A Gontcharov, Bao Liu, Qi Wang and Yu Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:314
  26. Streptococcus agalactiae or group B Streptococcus (GBS) asymptomatically colonizes the genitourinary tracts of up to 30% of pregnant women. Globally, GBS is an important cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality...

    Authors: Sarah Shabayek, Asmaa M. Abdellah, Mohammed Salah, Mohammed Ramadan and Nora Fahmy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:313
  27. Cattle industry is critical for China’s livestock industry, whereas E. coli infection and relevant diseases could lead huge economic loss. Traditional mammalian models would be costly, time consuming and complica...

    Authors: Hao Peng, Huili Bai, Yan Pan, Jun Li, Zhe Pei, Yuying Liao, Cuilan Wu, Changting Li, Li Tao, Shuhong Zhong, Chunxia Ma, Zhongwei Chen, Xiaoning Li, Yu Gong, Leping Wang and Fengsheng Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:311
  28. Product inhibition is one of the major problems in lactic acid (LA) fermentation. Our previous study revealed that Bacillus coagulans 2–6 was an efficient producer of high-optical-purity L-LA. Its mutant strain B...

    Authors: Wenzhe Tian, Jiayang Qin, Congcong Lian, Qingshou Yao and Xiuwen Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:310
  29. Plastic waste accumulation is one of the main ecological concerns in the past decades. A new generation of plastics that are easier to degrade in the environment compared to conventional plastics, such as star...

    Authors: Joshua Abednego Wicaksono, Tresnawati Purwadaria, Adi Yulandi and Watumesa Agustina Tan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:309
  30. The microbiome in the insect reproductive tract is poorly understood. Our previous study demonstrated the presence of Lactobacillus spp. in female moths, but their distribution and function remain unclear. Lactob...

    Authors: Qing-Yi Zhao, Luo-Yan Zhang, Da-Ying Fu, Jin Xu, Peng Chen and Hui Ye
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:308
  31. According to the results of the clinical trials, laser therapy is effective for the treatment of onychomycosis, but the in vitro findings are inconsistent among studies. This study aimed to explore the experiment...

    Authors: Ruina Zhang, Junying Zhao and Linfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:307
  32. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) has been majorly implicated in the infection of burns, wounds, skin, and respiratory tract. Colistin is considered the last line of defense against P. aeruginosa infections....

    Authors: Luozhu Feng, Mengxin Xu, Weiliang Zeng, Xiaodong Zhang, Sipei Wang, Zhuocheng Yao, Tieli Zhou, Shiyi Shi, Jianming Cao and Lijiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:306
  33. Ticks are arthropods that can host and transmit pathogens to wild animals, domestic animals, and even humans. The microbiome in ticks is an endosymbiotic, pathogenic and is yet to be fully understood.

    Authors: Jesús Rojas-Jaimes, David Lindo-Seminario, Germán Correa-Núñez and Benoit Diringer
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:305
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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