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  1. Weedy rice competes for nutrients and living space with cultivated rice, which results in serious reductions in rice production. The rhizosphere bacterial community plays an important role in nutrient competit...

    Authors: Yue Wu, Jian Sun, Pengcheng Yu, Weiliang Zhang, Youze Lin and Dianrong Ma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:232
  2. S. miltiorrhiza root rot is a soil-borne disease mainly caused by Fusarium solani and Fusarium oxysporum, which has spread rapidly in China in recent years. To reduce the amount of pesticides to control this plan...

    Authors: Rongbo Sa, Song He, Dongdong Han, Mengjiao Liu, Yunxia Yu, Rongen Shang and Meimei Song
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:231
  3. Sequence-based methods for the detection of bacteria such as 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing and metagenomics can provide a comprehensive view of the bacterial microbiome of food. These methods rely on the detect...

    Authors: Annika Flint, Anna Laidlaw, Leo Li, Courtney Raitt, Mary Rao, Ashley Cooper, Kelly Weedmark, Catherine Carrillo and Sandeep Tamber
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:230
  4. Soumbala is a highly loved alkaline traditional fermented food condiment in Burkina Faso. It harbors various microbiota dominated by fermentative Bacillus spp. as functional microorganism with little confirmed he...

    Authors: Yérobessor Dabiré, Namwin Siourimè Somda, Marius K. Somda, Clarisse B. Compaoré, Iliassou Mogmenga, Lewis I. Ezeogu, Alfred S. Traoré, Jerry O. Ugwuanyi and Mamoudou H. Dicko
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:228
  5. Environmental contamination from synthetic plastics and their additives is a widespread problem. Phthalate esters are a class of refractory synthetic organic compounds which are widely used in plastics, coatin...

    Authors: Madan Junghare, Jasmin Frey, Khalid M. Naji, Dieter Spiteller, Gustav Vaaje-Kolstad and Bernhard Schink
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:227
  6. Excessive fat and protein in food can cause diarrhea by disturbing the intestinal microecology. Lactase is a functional enzyme strongly associated with diarrhea, while lactase bacteria in the intestine are an ...

    Authors: Kang Zhou, Maijiao Peng, Na Deng, Zhoujin Tan and Nenqun Xiao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:226
  7. Folic acid (FA) is a synthetic vitamin (B9) and the oxidized form of a metabolic cofactor that is essential for life. Although the biosynthetic mechanisms of FA are established, its environmental degradation mech...

    Authors: Yungmi You, Yuki Doi, Norifumi Maeda, Shunsuke Masuo, Norio Takeshita and Naoki Takaya
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:225
  8. The palatine tonsils are part of the mucosal immune system and stimulate immune responses through M cell uptake sampling of antigens and bacteria in the tonsillar crypts. Little is known about the development ...

    Authors: Simen Fredriksen, Xiaonan Guan, Jos Boekhorst, Francesc Molist, Peter van Baarlen and Jerry M. Wells
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:224
  9. The effects of cropping practices on the rhizosphere soil physical properties and microbial communities of Bupleurum chinense have not been studied in detail. The chemical properties and the microbiome of rhizosp...

    Authors: Li Liu, Hailu Cao, Yannan Geng, Quanfang Zhang, Xun Bu and Demin Gao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:223
  10. Pseudomonas spp. promotes plant growth and colonizes a wide range of environments. During the annotation of a Coffea arabica ESTs database, we detected a considerable number of contaminant Pseudomonas sequences, ...

    Authors: Leandro Pio de Sousa, Matheus Aparecido Pereira Cipriano, Marcio José da Silva, Flávia Rodrigues Alves Patrício, Sueli dos Santos Freitas, Marcelo Falsarella Carazzolle and Jorge Maurício Costa Mondego
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:222
  11. The widespread use of antibiotics has led to the emergence of many drug-resistant strains; thus, the development of new antibacterial drugs is essential with antimicrobial peptides becoming the focus of resear...

    Authors: Lingling Zhou, Kaiqi Lian, Mengting Wang, Xueyi Jing, Yuanchen Zhang and Jinling Cao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:220
  12. The prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus isolates carrying the Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) gene is higher in Africa (≈50%) compared to Europe (< 5%). The study aimed to measure anti-PVL-antibodies in African...

    Authors: Tobias Grebe, Viktoria Rudolf, Christiane Sidonie Gouleu, Bettina Löffler, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Adebayo Osagie Shittu, Stefanie Deinhardt-Emmer, Silke Niemann and Frieder Schaumburg
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:219
  13. Rhizosphere microorganisms play a crucial role in plant health and development. Plant root exudates (PRE) are a complex mixture of organic molecules and provide nutritional and signaling information to rhizosp...

    Authors: Javier Ignacio Cillero, Pablo Andrés Henríquez, Thomas Warwick Ledger, Gonzalo Andrés Ruz and Bernardo González
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:218
  14. Probiotics contain beneficial live bacteria that confer several health benefits to the host. For the past 50 years, spore-forming Bacillus species have been used in the form of probiotics. Among these, Bacillus c...

    Authors: Akash Kharwar, Mohd Rabi Bazaz and Manoj P. Dandekar
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:217
  15. Colibacillosis is a frequent enteric disease in the pig industry that causes significant economic losses. The objective of this study was to investigate the molecular characteristics of fluoroquinolone (FQ)-re...

    Authors: Kwangwon Seo, Kyung-Hyo Do and Wan-Kyu Lee
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:216
  16. Acinetobacter baumannii (A. baumannii) is an opportunistic pathogen and has emerged as one of the most troublesome pathogens. Drug resistance in A. baumannii has been reported on a global scale. Minocycline was f...

    Authors: Tingting Guo, Xiaoli Sun, Jie Yang, Liying Yang, Mengying Li, Yuhang Wang, Hongmei Jiao and Guocai Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:215
  17. Tongue coating is an important health indicator in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The tongue coating microbiome can distinguish disease patients from healthy controls. To study the relationship between di...

    Authors: Caihong He, Qiaoyun Liao, Peng Fu, Jinyou Li, Xinxiu Zhao, Qin Zhang and Qifeng Gui
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:214
  18. Rumen microbes play an important role in ruminant energy supply and animal performance. Previous studies showed that the rumen microbiome of Mongolian cattle has adapted to degrade the rough forage to provide ...

    Authors: Anum Ali Ahmad, Jianbo Zhang, Zeyi Liang, Mei Du, Yayuan Yang, Juanshan Zheng, Ping Yan, RuiJun Long, Bin Tong, Jianlin Han and Xuezhi Ding
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:213
  19. Macrophages play an essential role in the process of recognition and containment of microbial infections. These immune cells are recruited to infectious sites to reach and phagocytose pathogens. Specifically, ...

    Authors: Sandra Pérez-Rodríguez, Carlos Borau, José Manuel García-Aznar and Jesús Gonzalo-Asensio
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:211
  20. Maternally inherited bacterial symbionts are extremely widespread in insects. They owe their success to their ability to promote their own transmission through various manipulations of their hosts’ life-histor...

    Authors: Victoria G. Twort, Daniel Blande and Anne Duplouy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:209
  21. Soil microbiome is an important part of the forest ecosystem and participates in forest ecological restoration and reconstruction. Niche differentiation with respect to resources is a prominent hypothesis to a...

    Authors: Yun Chen, Jingjing Xi, Man Xiao, Senlin Wang, Wenju Chen, Fengqin Liu, Yizhen Shao and Zhiliang Yuan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:208
  22. Streptococcus pyogenes is an important global human pathogen that causes pharyngitis, and antibacterial therapy has become an important part of the overall therapy for pharyngitis. As natural derivatives, honey a...

    Authors: Xiaoge Jiang, An Lin, Shijia Li, Yangyang Shi, Fangjie Zhou, Grace Gomez Felix Gomez, Richard L. Gregory, Chaoliang Zhang, Song Chen and Ruijie Huang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:207
  23. The first two weeks of post-hatch (PH) growth in broilers (meat-type birds) are critical for gut development and microbiota colonization. In the current broiler production system, chicks may not receive feed a...

    Authors: Monika Proszkowiec-Weglarz, Katarzyna B. Miska, Laura E. Ellestad, Lori L. Schreier, Stanislaw Kahl, Nadia Darwish, Philip Campos and Jonathan Shao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:206
  24. Bacteria usually secrete a variety of extracellular enzymes to degrade extracellular macromolecules to meet their nutritional needs and enhance their environmental adaptability. Bacillus cereus 0–9, a biocontrol ...

    Authors: Qiubin Huang, Huiping Liu, Juanmei Zhang, Shaowei Wang, Fengying Liu, Chengdie Li and Gang Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:205
  25. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) virus (SFTSV) is an emerging tick-borne phlebovirus with a high fatality rate of 12–30%, which has an expanding endemic and caused thousands of infections eve...

    Authors: Rui Chen, Qiang Li, Hongmei Chen, Hongguang Yang, Xuemin Wei, Mengting Chen and Hongling Wen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:204
  26. The objective of this study was to investigate the molecular characteristics and potential resistance mechanisms of linezolid-resistant (LZR) Staphylococcus capitis isolates from a tertiary hospital in China.

    Authors: Xiao Han, Guiling Zou, Jiaren Liu, Chun Yang, Xuefei Du, Guoyu Chen, Zhe Sun, Xinyu Zhang, Yu Sun, Wanying Zhang and Xiaofeng Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:203
  27. Spaceflight is a novel and profoundly stressful environment for life. One aspect of spaceflight, microgravity, has been shown to perturb animal physiology thereby posing numerous health risks, including dysreg...

    Authors: Madeline M. Vroom, Angel Troncoso-Garcia, Alexandrea A. Duscher and Jamie S. Foster
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:202
  28. The fungal microbiome, or mycobiome, is a poorly described component of the gut ecosystem and little is known about its structure and development in children. In South Africa, there have been no culture-indepe...

    Authors: K Nel Van Zyl, A. C. Whitelaw, A. C. Hesseling, J. A. Seddon, A-M Demers and M. Newton-Foot
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:201
  29. Vibrio vulnificus is a pathogenic bacterium that causes disease in marine fish, affecting fish farming and human health worldwide. In May 2021, in the Bohai Bay region, a disease broke out in commercially farmed ...

    Authors: Zun Wu, Yating Wu, Haofeng Gao, Xuexin He, Qiang Yao, Zhanglei Yang, Jinyi Zhou, Linting Ji, Jinwei Gao, Xuying Jia, Yong Dou, Xiaoyu Wang and Peng Shao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:200
  30. Escherichia (E.) coli causes colibacillosis in swine and humans, and is frequently associated with antimicrobial resistance. In this study we aimed to compare antimicrobial resistance, O-serogroups, virulence gen...

    Authors: Kyung-Hyo Do, Kwangwon Seo and Wan-Kyu Lee
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:199
  31. Acinetobacter baumannii has emerged as the major opportunistic pathogen in healthcare-associated infections with high-level antibiotic resistance and high mortality. Quorum sensing (QS) system is a cell-to-cell b...

    Authors: Li Xiong, Fanli Yi, Qiuju Yu, Xiyue Huang, Keping Ao, Yuanfang Wang and Yi Xie
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:198
  32. The aging process in the tobacco production, as in other food industries, is an important process for improving the quality of raw materials. In the spontaneous aging, the complex components in flue-cured toba...

    Authors: Xinying Wu, Wen Cai, Pengcheng Zhu, Zheng Peng, Tianfei Zheng, Dongliang Li, Jianghua Li, Guanyu Zhou, Guocheng Du and Juan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:197
  33. The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori antibiotic susceptibility in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China is not determined. This study aimed to evaluate the antibiotic resistance patterns of H. pylori isolates there...

    Authors: Xiaoqiong Tang, Zhonghua Wang, Yalin Shen, Xiaona Song, Mohammed Benghezal, Barry J. Marshall, Hong Tang and Hong Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:196
  34. Contribution of efflux pumps in development of antimicrobial resistance has been largely addressed in Gram negative and to a much lesser extent in Gram positive bacteria. Measuring accumulation of Hoechst (H) ...

    Authors: Mohammad Hossein Sobhanipoor, Roya Ahmadrajabi, Hossein Hosseini Nave and Fereshteh Saffari
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:195
  35. Aliivibrio salmonicida is the causative agent of cold-water vibriosis in salmonids (Oncorhynchus mykiss and Salmo salar L.) and gadidae (Gadus morhua L.). Virulence-associated factors that are essential for the f...

    Authors: Anna Skåne, Per Kristian Edvardsen, Gabriele Cordara, Jennifer Sarah Maria Loose, Kira Daryl Leitl, Ute Krengel, Henning Sørum, Fatemeh Askarian and Gustav Vaaje-Kolstad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:194
  36. Huperzine A (Hup A) has attracted considerable attention as an effective therapeutic candidate drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Whereas, the production of Hup A from wild plants faced a major challenge,...

    Authors: Bo Pang, Dengpan Yin, Yufeng Zhai, Anguo He, Linlin Qiu, Qiao Liu, Nan Ma, Hongjun Shen, Qiaojun Jia, Zongsuo Liang and Dekai Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:191
  37. Recent studies have demonstrated the potential of surface display technology in therapeutic development and enzyme immobilization. Utilization of lactic acid bacteria in non-GMO surface display applications is...

    Authors: Robie Vasquez, Bernadette B. Bagon, Ji Hoon Song, Nam Soo Han and Dae-Kyung Kang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:190
  38. Despite the known influence of continuous cropping on soil microorganisms, little is known about the associated difference in the effects of continuous cropping on the community compositions of soil bacteria a...

    Authors: Xin Gu, Na Yang, Yan Zhao, Wenhui Liu and Tingfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:189
  39. Pseudomonas species are widely distributed in the human body, animals, plants, soil, fresh water, seawater, etc. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the main pathogens involved in nosocomial infections. It can cause...

    Authors: Shuqian Hu, Xiang Li, Xin Yin, Runmeng Li, Ruiyang Zhang, Junhao Zang and Yin Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:188
  40. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause a variety of infections in humans, such as burn wound infections and infections of the lungs, the bloodstream and surgical site infections. Nosoc...

    Authors: Shri Natrajan Arumugam, Prasanth Manohar, Sunilkumar Sukumaran, Sathish Sadagopan, Belinda Loh, Sebastian Leptihn and Ramesh Nachimuthu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:187
  41. Cellulolytic microorganisms are considered a key player in the degradation of feed fiber. These microorganisms can be isolated from various resources, such as animal gut, plant surfaces, soil and oceans. A new...

    Authors: Zhenda Shang, Suozhu Liu, Yanzhen Duan, Chengling Bao, Jian Wang, Bing Dong and Yunhe Cao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:186
  42. β-glucosidase is an important biomass-degrading enzyme and plays a vital role in generating renewable biofuels through enzymatic saccharification. In this study, we analyzed the transcriptome of Trichoderma harzi...

    Authors: Nan Sun, Xiaoxuan Liu, Bingxi Zhang, Xuemei Wang, Wei Na, Zhen Tan, Xiaochun Li and Qingfeng Guan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:185
  43. Gastric microbial dysbiosis were reported to be associated with gastric cancer (GC). This study aimed to explore the variation, diversity, and composition patterns of gastric bacteria in stages of gastric carc...

    Authors: Dehua Liu, Rutong Zhang, Si Chen, Baolin Sun and Kaiguang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:184
  44. Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) is a biopolymer formed by some microbes in response to excess carbon sources or essential nutrient depletion. PHBs are entirely biodegradable into CO2 and H2O under aerobic and anaerobic...

    Authors: Shereen M. Hamdy, Amal W. Danial, Sanaa M. F. Gad El-Rab, Ahmed A. M. Shoreit and Abd El-Latif Hesham
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:183
  45. To study the mechanism of lactoferrin (LF) regulating metabolic disorders in nutritionally obese mice through intestinal microflora. Twenty-one male C57BL/6 mice were randomly divided into 3 groups: control gr...

    Authors: Li Li, Chunli Ma, Hurilebagen, Hong Yuan, Ruiping Hu, Wuji Wang and Weilisi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:181

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