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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Severe infections caused by β- lactamase producers, hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (BhvKp) with K2 serotype, highlight emergency need for new therapeutic strategies against this pathogen. We aimed to assess ...

    Authors: Sara Rahimi, Mehdi Bakht, Amir Javadi, Farshad Foroughi, Seyed Mahmoud Amin Marashi and Farhad Nikkhahi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:233
  43. 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
  44. In recent years, the demand for innovative antimicrobial agents has grown, considering the growing problem of antibiotic resistance in aquaculture. Adult Apis mellifera honeybees’ gut represents an outstanding ha...

    Authors: Eman H. Zaghloul, Mohamed I. A. Ibrahim and Heba A. H. Zaghloul
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:231
  45. Bacteria in nature live together in communities called biofilms, where they produce a matrix that protects them from hostile environments. The components of this matrix vary among species, with Salmonella enteric...

    Authors: Kavi Bharathi R., Srinandan C. S. and Sai Subramanian N
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:230
  46. Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) has revolutionized microbial identification. However, there is a lack of data on its performance in identifying filam...

    Authors: Keping Ao, Xiaohan Li, Weili Zhang, Zhixing Chen, Ya Liu, Ling Shu, Yuling Xiao, Siying Wu, Yi Xie and Mei Kang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:228
  47. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are a heterogeneous group of lipid membrane-enclosed compartments that contain different biomolecules and are released by almost all living cells, including fungal genera. Fungal E...

    Authors: Amir Ullah, Yiyi Huang, Kening Zhao, Yuneng Hua, Shafi Ullah, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jingyu Wang, Qian Wang, Xiumei Hu and Lei Zheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:227
  48. While the human oral microbiome is known to play an important role in systemic health, its average composition and diversity patterns are still poorly understood. To gain better insights into the general compo...

    Authors: Vítor Araújo, Anne-Maria Fehn, Admire Phiri, Jeffrey Wills, Jorge Rocha and Magdalena Gayà-Vidal
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:226

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