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  1. The pathogenesis of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) remains unknown. The gut microbiome and its metabolites play important roles in bile acid metabolism, and previous studies have indicated the ass...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Han Xie, Jia-jing Chao, Yuan-Hui Jia, Jia Zuo, Yan-peng An, Yi-Rong Bao, Xiang Jiang and Hao Ying
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:282
  2. Angelica polysaccharides (AP) have numerous benefits in relieving type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, the underlying mechanisms have yet to be fully understood. Recent many reports have suggested that altering gut...

    Authors: Xiaolong Tang, Lixia Yang, Yandong Miao, Wuhua Ha, Zheng Li and Denghai Mi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:281
  3. Agitation speed influenced the production rate of laccase. Orbital speed not only influenced the enzyme production, but was also effective to dissolve the oxygen during growth of mycelium, spores, and chlamydo...

    Authors: Aisha Umar, Islem Abid, Mohamed S Elshikh, Laurent Dufossé, Ahmed M. Abdel-Azeem and Iftikhar Ali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:280
  4. Bacteria can acquire resistance through DNA mutations in response to exposure to sub-lethal concentrations of antibiotics. According to the radical-based theory, reactive oxygen species (ROS), a byproduct of t...

    Authors: Wenxi Qi, Martijs J. Jonker, Lisa Teichmann, Meike Wortel and Benno H. ter Kuile
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:279
  5. Allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) is a natural product with high volatility that is used as a biofumigant to alleviate soil-borne plant diseases, and problems such as root knot nematodes (RKNs) that necessitate cont...

    Authors: Yingbin Li, Daqing Lu, Yan Xia, Xinjing Xu, Huichuan Huang, Xinyue Mei, Min Yang, Jianqiang Li, Shusheng Zhu, Yixiang Liu and Zhiping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:278
  6. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is able to cause infections in immunocompromised patients, and the treatment of this opportunistic pathogen is complicated due to its virulence factors, antibiotic resistance, and the...

    Authors: Mohadeseh Ostovari Deilamani, Farhad Nikkhahi, Mehdi Bakht, Safar Ali Alizadeh, Fatemeh Fardsanei, Amir Javadi, Seyed Mahmoud Amin Marashi, Masoumeh Aslanimehr and Amir Peymani
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:277
  7. Staphylococcus haemolyticus (S. haemolyticus) is the main etiological factor in skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI). S. haemolyticus infections are an important concern worldwide, especially with the associate...

    Authors: Jiaxin Liu, Ruijie Liu, Rongrong Deng, Shiqian Zheng and Zhibin Shen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:276
  8. Gut microbiota play a key role in the nutrition of many marine herbivorous fishes through hindgut fermentation of seaweed. Gut microbiota composition in the herbivorous fish Kyphosus sydneyanus (family Kyphosidae...

    Authors: Alessandro Pisaniello, Kim M. Handley, W. Lindsey White, Esther R. Angert, Jian Sheng Boey and Kendall D. Clements
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:275
  9. Microbial skin infections, antibiotic resistance, and poor wound healing are major problems, and new treatments are needed. Our study targeted solving this problem with Nigella sativa (NS) oil and photodynamic th...

    Authors: Sahar E. Abo-Neima, Mostafa M. El-Sheekh, Mayasar I. Al-Zaban and Abeer I. M. EL-Sayed
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:274
  10. There has been considerable research into the understanding of the healthy skin microbiome. Similarly, there is also a considerable body of research into whether specific microbes contribute to skin disorders,...

    Authors: Christopher J. Barnes, Maria Asplund, Maja-Lisa Clausen, Linett Rasmussen, Caroline Meyer Olesen, Yasemin Topal Yüksel, Paal Skytt Andersen, Thomas Litman, Kim Holmstrøm, Lene Bay, Blaine Gabriel Fritz, Thomas Bjarnsholt, Tove Agner and Anders Johannes Hansen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:273
  11. Mycobacterium leprae (ML) is the pathogen that causes leprosy, which has a long history and still exists today. ML is an intracellular mycobacterium that dominantly induces leprosy by causing permanent damage to ...

    Authors: Junfei Huang, Yi Tong, Yijiang Chen, Xinggui Yang, Xiaoyu Wei, Xu Chen, Jinlan Li and Shijun Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:272
  12. Anaplasma phagocytophilum is an intracellular obligate parasite that causes granulocytic anaplasmosis. Effector Ats-1 is an important virulence factor of A. phagocytophilum. Multiomics screening and validation ha...

    Authors: Ruirui Li, Zhongchen Ma, Wei Zheng, Yangyang Xiao, Zhen Wang, Jihai Yi, Yong Wang and Chuangfu Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:271
  13. Water scarcity is now a global challenge due to the population growth and the limited amount of available potable water. In addition, modern industrialization, and microbial pathogenesis is resulting in water ...

    Authors: Gharieb S. El-Sayyad, M. Abd Elkodous, Hanan S. El-Bastawisy and Waleed M. A. El Rouby
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:270
  14. Toxigenic fungi (Aspergillus and Fusarium) and their metabolites represent the major cause of corn and corn-based products contamination and consequently lead to severe economic and health issues.

    Authors: Ahmed Lotfy E. Mahmoud, Ayat H. A. Mohamed Kilany and Elhagag A. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:269
  15. Andrimid is reported to be a novel kind of polyketide-nonribosomal peptide hybrid product (PK-NRPs) that inhibits fatty acid biosynthesis in bacteria. Considering its great potential in biomedicine and biofarm...

    Authors: Tingfeng Cheng, Tongling Ge, Lunqiang Zhao, Yuyong Hou, Jianye Xia and Lei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:268
  16. Peritonitis is the most important complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) and coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) are a frequent cause of dialysis-related infections. The association between SCCmec typing wit...

    Authors: Jun Zhou, Chuishun Yang, Wenjuan Lei, Man Xu, Xingli Cai, Wanqiong Yuan and Hua Lin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:267
  17. It has become clear that the intestinal microbiota plays a role in food allergies. The objective of this study was to assess the food allergy-preventive effects of combined intake of a short fructan (1-kestose...

    Authors: Hideaki Takahashi, Tadashi Fujii, Saki Yamakawa, Chikako Yamada, Kotoyo Fujiki, Nobuhiro Kondo, Kohei Funasaka, Yoshiki Hirooka and Takumi Tochio
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:266
  18. Vitiligo has been correlated with an abnormal gut microbiota. We aimed to systematically identify characteristics of the gut microbial compositions, genetic functions, and potential metabolic features in patie...

    Authors: Mei Luan, Mengtian Niu, Pengju Yang, Dan Han, Yudan Zhang, Weizhe Li, Qiannan He, Yixin Zhao, Binyue Mao, Jianan Chen, Kuanhou Mou and Pan Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:265
  19. Plasmodium berghei has been used as a preferred model for studying human malaria, but only a limited number of disease-associated genes of P. berghei have been reported to date. Identification of new disease-rela...

    Authors: Junhao Lin, Shan Zeng, Qiong Chen, Guanghui Liu, Suyue Pan and Xuewu Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:264
  20. To fight the global epidemic of drug-resistant bacteria, essential oils have gained increasing attention as a new source of antibiotics. The antimicrobial activity of Monarda didyma essential oils (MDEO) for the

    Authors: Ying Chen, Jinda Zhao, Chenyu Liu, Dongmei Wu and Xianhe Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:263
  21. Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) is a major cause of foodborne diseases accompanied by several clinical illnesses in humans. This research aimed to isolate, identify, and combat STEC using novel alternative t...

    Authors: Hanan S. El-Bastawisy, Gharieb S. El-Sayyad and Feriala A. Abu Safe
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:262
  22. Alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV) is an important virus affecting many vegetable crops in Egypt. In this study, virus isolates were collected from naturally infected potato, tomato, alfalfa and clover plants that sho...

    Authors: Hala A. Amin, H. A. Younes, Radwa M. Shafie and Mervat M. Fathallah
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:261
  23. Tsetse flies are cyclical vectors of African trypanosomiasis (AT). The flies have established symbiotic associations with different bacteria that influence certain aspects of their physiology. Vector competenc...

    Authors: Youssouf Mouliom Mfopit, Judith Sophie Engel, Gloria Dada Chechet, Mahamat Alhadj Moussa Ibrahim, Djoukzoumka Signaboubo, Daniel Mbunkah Achukwi, Mohammed Mamman, Emmanuel Oluwadare Balogun, Mohammed Nasir Shuaibu, Junaidu Kabir and Soerge Kelm
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:260
  24. Listeria monocytogenes are Gram-positive rods, widespread in the environment due to their wide tolerance to changing conditions. The apilot study aimed to assess the impact of six various stresses (heat, cold, os...

    Authors: Natalia Wiktorczyk-Kapischke, Ewa Wałecka-Zacharska, Jakub Korkus, Katarzyna Grudlewska-Buda, Anna Budzyńska, Kacper Wnuk, Eugenia Gospodarek-Komkowska and Krzysztof Skowron
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:259
  25. Autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (AHCT) is a well-established treatment for lymphoma. Unintended effects of this therapy include oral mucositis (OM) and gastrointestinal toxicities, resulting in p...

    Authors: Bruno Bohn, Miroslava Chalupova, Christopher Staley, Shernan Holtan, Joseph Maakaron, Veronika Bachanova and Najla El Jurdi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:258
  26. Enzybiotics are promising alternatives to conventional antibiotics for drug-resistant infections. Exolysins, as a class of enzybiotics, show antibacterial effects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aure...

    Authors: Marzieh Asadi, Mortaza Taheri-Anganeh, Maryam Ranjbar, Seyyed Hossein Khatami, Amir Maleksabet, Zohreh Mostafavi-Pour, Younes Ghasemi, Abdolkhalegh Keshavarzi and Amir Savardashtaki
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:257
  27. Chlorhexidine (CHG) is a disinfectant commonly used in hospitals. However, it has been reported that the excessive use of CHG can cause resistance in bacteria to this agent and even to other clinical antibioti...

    Authors: Yan Liu, Yining Zhao, Changrui Qian, Zeyu Huang, Luozhu Feng, Lijiang Chen, Zhuocheng Yao, Chunquan Xu, Jianzhong Ye and Tieli Zhou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:256
  28. Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is becoming popular with the increased demand for fish protein. However, the limited resources and expense of fish meal and oil have become restrictive factors for the developm...

    Authors: Cunfang Zhang, Lingyong Hu, Jiahui Hao, Weijie Cai, Minxin Qin, Qiang Gao, Miaomiao Nie, Delin Qi and Rui Ma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:255
  29. The coexistence of hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) may largely increase the risk for cardiovascular disease. However, there is no clear consensus on the association between hypertension and th...

    Authors: Hongying Ding, Yue Xu, Yinhong Cheng, Haoliang Zhou, Shiye Dong, Jian Wu, Jin Lv, Xiaosheng Hu and Oushan Tang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:254
  30. Anaerobic fungi are effective fibre-degrading microorganisms in the digestive tract of horses. However, our understanding of their diversity and community structure is limited, especially in different parts of...

    Authors: Yiping Zhao, Xiujuan Ren, Haiqing Wu, He Hu, Chao Cheng, Ming Du, Yao Huang, Xiaoqing Zhao, Liwei Wang, Liuxi Yi, Jinshan Tao, Yajing Li, Yanan Lin, Shaofeng Su and Manglai Dugarjaviin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:253
  31. Farnesol is a Candida-secreted quorum-sensing molecule of great interest as a potential antifungal agent for serious and hardly curable infections—candidiasis, especially vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC).

    Authors: Ting Li, Zhao-Hui Liu, Lin-Yuan Fan, Zhan Zhang, Hui-Hui Bai, Feng-Juan Wang, Chen-Guang Shang, Xiao-Nan Zong and Yong Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:251
  32. Rapeseed cake is an important agricultural waste. After enzymatic fermentation, rapeseed cake not only has specific microbial diversity but also contains a lot of fatty acids, organic acids, amino acids and th...

    Authors: Yujie Song, Litao Sun, Huan Wang, Shuning Zhang, Kai Fan, Yilin Mao, Jie Zhang, Xiao Han, Hao Chen, Yang Xu, Kangwei Sun, Zhaotang Ding and Yu Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:250
  33. Captive pandas are suffering from intestinal infection due to intestinal microbiota characterized by a high abundance of Enterobacteriaceae induced by long-term captivity. Probiotic supplements showed improvement...

    Authors: Yi Zhou, Ling Duan, Yan Zeng, Xu Song, Kangcheng Pan, Lili Niu, Yang Pu, Jiakun Li, Abdul Khalique, Jing Fang, Bo Jing, Dong Zeng, Bairong Shen and Xueqin Ni
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:249
  34. Sustainable aquaculture relies on multiple factors, including water quality, fish diets, and farmed fish. Replacing fishmeal (FM) with alternative protein sources is key for improving sustainability in aquacul...

    Authors: Antonia Bruno, Anna Sandionigi, Antonella Panio, Simona Rimoldi, Flavio Orizio, Giulia Agostinetto, Imam Hasan, Laura Gasco, Genciana Terova and Massimo Labra
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:248
  35. Bacteria abundance alternation in the feces or mucosa of Crohn’s disease (CD) patients has long been applied to identify potential biomarkers for this disease, while the taxa occurrence frequency and their cor...

    Authors: Xunchao Cai, Nan Zhou, Qian Zou, Yao Peng, Long Xu, Lijuan Feng and Xiaowei Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:247
  36. Zoonotic diseases pose a significant threat to public health. Chlamydia, as an intracellular pathogen, can colonize the intestinal tract of humans and animals, changing the gut microbiota. However, only a few stu...

    Authors: Youshun Jin, Wei Li, Xuli Ba, Yunhui Li, Yanyan Wang, Huaiyu Zhang, Zhaocai Li and Jizhang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:246
  37. Antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae has emerged as a critical public health threat worldwide. Understanding the antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of multidrug-resistant K. pneumoniae (MDR-Kp) and its pre...

    Authors: Jing Yang, Kai Zhang, Chen Ding, Song Wang, Weiwei Wu and Xiangqun Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:245
  38. Meloidogyne incognita greatly restricts the production of protected vegetables in China. Application of biocontrol agent Purpureocillium lilacinum is an important practice to control the nematode; however, instab...

    Authors: Haizhen Nie, Binna Lv, Manhong Sun, Zengming Zhong and Shidong Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:244
  39. Analysis of genome wide transcription start sites (TSSs) revealed an unexpected complexity since not only canonical TSS of annotated genes are recognized by RNA polymerase. Non-canonical TSS were detected anti...

    Authors: Barbara Zehentner, Siegfried Scherer and Klaus Neuhaus
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:243
  40. 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
  41. Arsenic (As) and its species are major pollutants in ecological bodied including groundwater in Bangladesh rendering serious public health concern. Bacteria with arsenotrophic genes have been found in the aqui...

    Authors: Farzana Diba, M. Nazmul Hoque, M. Shaminur Rahman, Farhana Haque, Khondaker Md. Jaminur Rahman, Md. Moniruzzaman, Mala Khan, M. Anwar Hossain and Munawar Sultana
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:241
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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

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