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  1. Cell surface glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) participate in many physiological and pathological processes, including infections and inflammatory response. Acne is a common chronic inflammatory skin disorder that aff...

    Authors: Carla Martín, Helena Ordiales, Francisco Vázquez, Marta Pevida, David Rodríguez, Jesús Merayo, Fernando Vázquez, Beatriz García and Luis M. Quirós
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:65
  2. The microbiome alterations are associated with cancer growth and may influence the immune system and response to therapy. Particularly, the gut microbiome has been recently shown to modulate response to melano...

    Authors: Chahrazed Mekadim, Helena Kupcova Skalnikova, Jana Cizkova, Veronika Cizkova, Anna Palanova, Vratislav Horak and Jakub Mrazek
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:63
  3. Mutations in the Rv0678, pepQ and atpE genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) have been reported to be associated with reduced antimycobacterial susceptibility to bedaquiline (BDQ). Resistance conferring mutat...

    Authors: Dania Khalid Saeed, Sadia Shakoor, Safina Abdul Razzak, Zahra Hasan, Saba Faraz Sabzwari, Zahida Azizullah, Akbar Kanji, Asghar Nasir, Samreen Shafiq, Najia Karim Ghanchi and Rumina Hasan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:62
  4. The physiology and application characteristics of probiotics are closely associated with the growth phase. Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis A6 is a promising probiotic strain isolated from the feces of a he...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Jieran An, Chengfei Fan, Zhengyuan Zhai, Hongxing Zhang and Yanling Hao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:61
  5. Avian colibacillosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC). APEC causes a wide variety of intestinal and extraintestinal infections, including InPEC and ExPEC, whic...

    Authors: Qin Lu, Wenting Zhang, Ling Luo, Honglin Wang, Huabin Shao, Tengfei Zhang and Qingping Luo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:60
  6. Cyanobacteria are ecologically significant prokaryotes that can be found in heavy metals contaminated environments. As their photosynthetic machinery imposes high demands for metals, homeostasis of these micro...

    Authors: Elham Ghorbani, Bahareh Nowruzi, Masoumeh Nezhadali and Azadeh Hekmat
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:58
  7. Soybean-corn intercropping is widely practised by farmers in Southwest China. Although rhizosphere microorganisms are important in nutrient cycling processes, the differences in rhizosphere microbial communiti...

    Authors: Han Li, Luyun Luo, Bin Tang, Huanle Guo, Zhongyang Cao, Qiang Zeng, Songlin Chen and Zhihui Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:57
  8. Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease that is endemic in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. Low efficacy and high cytotoxicity of the current treatment regimens for leishmaniasis is one of the...

    Authors: Parisa Mousavi, Bahman Rahimi Esboei, Maryam Pourhajibagher, Mahdi Fakhar, Zabihollah Shahmoradi, Seyed Hossein Hejazi, Hadi Hassannia, Ayatollah Nasrollahi Omran and Hamid Hasanpour
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:56
  9. The rhizosphere is the narrow zone of soil immediately surrounding the root, and it is a critical hotspot of microbial activity, strongly influencing the physiology and development of plants. For analyzing the...

    Authors: Litao Sun, Yu Wang, Dexin Ma, Linlin Wang, Xiaomei Zhang, Yiqian Ding, Kai Fan, Ze Xu, Changbo Yuan, Houzhen Jia, Yonglin Ren and Zhaotang Ding
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:55
  10. Diosmectite, a natural colloidal clay, has been used worldwide for a number of approved indications, including the treatment of chronic functional diarrhea. Here, we used high-resolution whole metagenome shotg...

    Authors: Kévin Da Silva, Susie Guilly, Florence Thirion, Emmanuelle Le Chatelier, Nicolas Pons, Hugo Roume, Benoît Quinquis, Stanislav D. Ehrlich, Nassima Bekkat, Hélène Mathiex-Fortunet, Harry Sokol and Joël Doré
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:54
  11. Cancer impacts millions of lives globally each year, with approximately 10 million cancer-related deaths recorded worldwide in 2020. Mounting research has recognised the human microbiome as a key area of inter...

    Authors: Claire M. Doocey, Karen Finn, Craig Murphy and Caitriona M. Guinane
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:53
  12. Citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB), is a devastating citrus plant disease caused predominantly by Liberibacter asiaticus. While nearly all Liberibacter species remain uncultured, here we used the ...

    Authors: Kaylie A. Padgett-Pagliai, Fernando A. Pagliai, Danilo R. da Silva, Christopher L. Gardner, Graciela L. Lorca and Claudio F. Gonzalez
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:52
  13. The management of enteric fever through antibiotics is difficult these days due to the emerging resistance of Salmonella to various antimicrobial agents. The development of antimicrobial resistance is associated ...

    Authors: Prashanna Adhikari, Roshani Maharjan, Subash Paudel, Bikram Malla, Pradeep Kumar Shah, Anup Bastola and Upendra Thapa Shrestha
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:51
  14. Mycobacterium tuberculosis population in Russia is dominated by the notorious Beijing genotype whose major variants are characterized by contrasting resistance and virulence properties. Here we studied how these ...

    Authors: Igor Mokrousov, Oksana Pasechnik, Anna Vyazovaya, Irina Yarusova, Alena Gerasimova, Aleksey Blokh and Viacheslav Zhuravlev
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:50
  15. Symbiotic Methylobacterium strains comprise a significant part of plant microbiomes. Their presence enhances plant productivity and stress resistance, prompting classification of these strains as plant growth-pro...

    Authors: Daniel Palberg, Anna Kisiała, Gabriel Lemes Jorge and R. J. Neil Emery
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:49
  16. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) methods and especially 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing have become indispensable tools in microbial ecology. While they have opened up new possibilities for studying microbia...

    Authors: Matthias Dreier, Marco Meola, Hélène Berthoud, Noam Shani, Daniel Wechsler and Pilar Junier
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:48
  17. The heteroresistance of polymyxin B, a last-resort antibiotic used to treat many serious bacterial infections, may lead to antibiotic treatment failure. However, polymyxin B-heteroresistant isolates are rare i...

    Authors: Jun Li, Mengli Tang, Fengjun Xia, Changhang Min, Yongmei Hu, Haichen Wang and Mingxiang Zou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:47
  18. The maternal microbiota affects the development of the offspring by microbial metabolites translocating to the fetus. To reveal the spectrum of these molecular mediators of the earliest host-microbe interactio...

    Authors: Tiina Pessa-Morikawa, Aleksi Husso, Olli Kärkkäinen, Ville Koistinen, Kati Hanhineva, Antti Iivanainen and Mikael Niku
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:46
  19. Pseudomonas savastanoi is an important plant pathogen that infects and causes symptoms in a variety of economically important crops, causing considerable loss of yield and quality. Because there has been no rese...

    Authors: Mingzhao Zhong, Yunhao Sun, Xianzhi Zhang, Hong Liang, Lina Xiong and Qunxin Han
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:44
  20. Mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs) belong to the class of glycolipid biosurfactants and are produced by members of the Ustilago and Moesziomyces genera. Production of MELs is regulated by a biosynthetic gene clu...

    Authors: Amanda C. Ramdass and Sephra N. Rampersad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:43
  21. Quantitative point-of-care testing assay for detecting antibodies is critical to COVID-19 control. In this study, we established an up-conversion phosphor technology-based point-of-care testing (UPT-POCT), a l...

    Authors: Pingping Zhang, Baisheng Li, Yao Wang, Wei Min, Xiaohui Wang, Yugui Zhou, Zhencui Li, Yong Zhao, Huan Zhang, Min Jiang, Huanying Zheng, Chao Yang, Wei Zhang, Le Zuo, Qi Gao, Zhengrong Yang…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:42
  22. Amoxicillin-resistant Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) strains seem to have increased over time in Vietnam. This threatens the effectiveness of H. pylori eradication therapies with this antibiotic. This study aime...

    Authors: Trung Thien Tran, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Duc Trong Quach, Dao Thi-Hong Pham, Nga Minh Cao, Uyen Thi-Hong Nguyen, An Nguyen-Thanh Dang, Minh Anh Tran, Loc Huu Quach, Khiem Thien Tran, Nhan Quang Le, Viet Van Ung, Minh Ngoc-Quoc Vo, Danh Thanh Nguyen, Kha Dong Ngo, Trung Le Tran…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:41
  23. Authors: Marvin Williams, Alyssa B. Jones, Amanda L. Maxedon, Jennifer E. Tabakh, Cindy B. McCloskey, David E. Bard, Daniel P. Heruth and Susana Chavez-Bueno
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:40

    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2021 21:330

  24. Yoghurt contains live bacteria that could contribute via modulation of the gut microbiota to its reported beneficial effects such as reduced body weight gain and lower incidence of type 2 diabetes. To date, the a...

    Authors: Caroline Ivanne Le Roy, Alexander Kurilshikov, Emily R. Leeming, Alessia Visconti, Ruth C. E. Bowyer, Cristina Menni, Mario Falchi, Hana Koutnikova, Patrick Veiga, Alexandra Zhernakova, Muriel Derrien and Tim D. Spector
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:39

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2022 22:66

  25. Soil microbes exist throughout the soil profile and those inhabiting topsoil (0–20 cm) are believed to play a key role in nutrients cycling. However, the majority of the soil microbiology studies have exclusiv...

    Authors: Muhammad Atif Muneer, Wei Hou, Jian Li, Xiaoman Huang, Masood ur Rehman Kayani, Yuanyang Cai, Wenhao Yang, Liangquan Wu, Baoming Ji and Chaoyuan Zheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:38
  26. Female sex workers (FSWs) are a marginalized group notoriously having limited healthcare access and poor-quality care. Inevitably, they are vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections including hepatitis B v...

    Authors: Deresse Daka, Getahun Hailemeskel and Demissie Assegu Fenta
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:37
  27. The human gut is a reservoir of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs). Even in the absence of antibiotics, ARGs are present in large quantities in faeces of adults, children and even newborns. However, where and ...

    Authors: Kunming Zhang, Min Jin, Dong Yang, Zhiqiang Shen, Weili Liu, Jing Yin, Zhongwei Yang, Huaran Wang, Danyang Shi, Jiping Yang, Haibei Li, Yaqiong Chen, Zhixian Gao, Zhigang Qiu, Haixia Shi and Jun-Wen Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:36
  28. Cd seriously threatens soil environment, remedying Cd in farmland and clearing the response of soil environment to modifiers in Cd-contaminated soils is necessary. In this study, the effects of cotton straw bi...

    Authors: Yongqi Zhu, Xin Lv, Jianghui Song, Weidi Li and Haijiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:35
  29. As the increased consumption of ready-to-eat meat alternatives is a fairly recent trend, little is known about the composition and dynamics of the microbiota present on such products. Such information is none...

    Authors: E. Duthoo, K. De Reu, F. Leroy, S. Weckx, M. Heyndrickx and G. Rasschaert
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:34
  30. Sequential membrane filtration as a pre-processing step for capturing sediment-associated microorganisms could provide good quality and integrity DNA that can be preserved and kept at ambient temperatures befo...

    Authors: Joeselle M. Serrana and Kozo Watanabe
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:33
  31. Fish is favored by consumers, while amino acids and fatty acids are the main nutrients of muscle. At present, it has been found that the gut microbial community may be involved in the regulation of host materi...

    Authors: Yuting Lu, Peijun Zhang, Wei Li, Jia Liu, Xinchi Shang, Yi Cheng and Yuehong Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:32
  32. Nasopharyngeal colonization is considered a necessary step in the initiation of pneumococcal diseases. Real time PCR (RT-PCR) is an alternative approach for the identification and quantification of pneumococci...

    Authors: G Vidanapathirana, A L S K Angulmaduwa, T S Munasinghe, E W M A Ekanayake, P Harasgama, S T Kudagammana, B N Dissanayake and L V C Liyanapathirana
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:31
  33. Recently, a dramatic increase of Klebsiella pneumoniae positive for OXA-48 β-lactamases was observed first in the hospital setting and later in the long-term care facilities (LTCFs) and community in the Zagreb Co...

    Authors: Sandra Šuto, Branka Bedenić, Saša Likić, Sara Kibel, Maja Anušić, Vladimira Tičić, Gernot Zarfel, Andrea Grisold, Ivan Barišić and Jasmina Vraneš
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:30
  34. Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) frequently occurs among all ages and may develop into urinary tract infections (UTIs). Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKP) has become a new threat to human health. In our stu...

    Authors: Jun Li, Yanbing Li, Mengli Tang, Fengjun Xia, Changhang Min, Yongmei Hu, Haichen Wang, Jingyi Zhang and Mingxiang Zou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:29
  35. The biofilm-forming ability of Acinetobacter baumannii in the burn wound is clinically problematic due to the development of antibiotic-resistant characteristics, leading to new approaches for treatment being nee...

    Authors: Maryam Pourhajibagher, Babak Pourakbari and Abbas Bahador
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:28
  36. The bioactivities of commensal duodenal microbiota greatly influence the biofunction of hosts. We investigated the role of Helicobacter pylori infection in extra-gastroduodenal diseases by determining the impact ...

    Authors: Tadashi Maeda, Hiroaki Zai, Yuto Fukui, Yoshifumi Kato, Eri Kumade, Toshiyasu Watanabe, Norihiro Furusyo, Hitoshi Nakajima, Kazuho Arai, Yoshikazu Ishii, Kazuhiro Tateda and Yoshihisa Urita
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:27
  37. Soil fertility decline and pathogen infection are severe issues for crop production all over the world. Microbes as inherent factors in soil were effective in alleviating fertility decrease, promoting plant gr...

    Authors: Andong Gong, Gaozhan Wang, Yake Sun, Mengge Song, Cheelo Dimuna, Zhen Gao, Hualing Wang and Peng Yang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:26
  38. The global emergence of Acinetobacter baumannii resistance to most conventional antibiotics presents a major therapeutic challenge and necessitates the discovery of new antibacterial agents. The purpose of this s...

    Authors: Zahra Farshadzadeh, Maryam Pourhajibagher, Behrouz Taheri, Alireza Ekrami, Mohammad Hossein Modarressi, Masoud Azimzadeh and Abbas Bahador
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:25
  39. Otitis media (OM) is a major disease burden in Australian Aboriginal children, contributing to serious long-term health outcomes. We report a pilot analysis of OM in children attending an outreach ear and hear...

    Authors: Steven L. Taylor, Lito E. Papanicolas, Alyson Richards, Furdosa Ababor, Wan Xian Kang, Jocelyn M. Choo, Charmaine Woods, Steve L. Wesselingh, Eng H. Ooi, Patricia MacFarlane and Geraint B. Rogers
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:24
  40. Streptococcus agalactiae or Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is an encapsulated gram-positive bacterial pathobiont that commonly colonizes the lower gastrointestinal tract and reproductive tract of human hosts. This b...

    Authors: Jamisha D. Francis, Miriam A. Guevara, Jacky Lu, Shabir A. Madhi, Gaurav Kwatra, David M. Aronoff, Shannon D. Manning and Jennifer A. Gaddy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:23
  41. Vibrio cholerae, a Gram-negative bacterium, is highly motile owing to the presence of a single polar flagellum. The global anaerobiosis response regulator, ArcA regulates the expression of virulence factors an...

    Authors: Yuehua Li, Junxiang Yan, Xueqian Guo, Xiaochen Wang, Fenxia Liu and Boyang Cao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:22
  42. Legionella pneumophila is an opportunistic waterborne pathogen of significant public health problems, which can cause serious human respiratory diseases (Legionnaires’ disease). Multiple cross displacement ampli...

    Authors: Luxi Jiang, Rumeng Gu, Xiaomeng Li, Meijun Song, Xiaojun Huang and Deguang Mu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:20
  43. An increasing body of evidence implicates the resident gut microbiota as playing a critical role in type 2 diabetes (T2D) pathogenesis. We previously reported significant improvement in postprandial glucose co...

    Authors: Paul J. McMurdie, Magdalena K. Stoeva, Nicholas Justice, Madeleine Nemchek, Christian M. K. Sieber, Surabhi Tyagi, Jessica Gines, Connor T. Skennerton, Michael Souza, Orville Kolterman and John Eid
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:19
  44. Fe-deficiency chlorosis (FDC) of Asian pear plants is widespread, but little is known about the association between the microbial communities in the rhizosphere soil and leaf chlorosis. The leaf mineral concen...

    Authors: Bing Jia, Xiao Chang, Yuanyuan Fu, Wei Heng, Zhenfeng Ye, Pu Liu, Li Liu, Yosef Al Shoffe, Christopher Brian Watkins and Liwu Zhu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:18
  45. Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (Xcc) is a Gram-negative bacterium that can cause black rot disease in crucifers. The lipoprotein outer membrane localization (Lol) system is involved in the lipoprotein sort...

    Authors: Chao-Tsai Liao, Chih-En Li, Hsiao-Ching Chang, Chien-Hui Hsu, Ying-Chuan Chiang and Yi-Min Hsiao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:17
  46. Previous reports have demonstrated two thiazolidione derivatives (H2-60 and H2-81) can robustly inhibit the planktonic growth and biofilm formation of S. epidermidis and S. aureus by targeting the histidine kinas...

    Authors: Zhong Chen, Yanpeng Xiong, Yuanyuan Tang, Yuxi Zhao, Junwen Chen, Jinxin Zheng, Yang Wu, Qiwen Deng, Di Qu and Zhijian Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:16
  47. Intercropping, a diversified planting pattern, increases land use efficiency and farmland ecological diversity. We explored the changes in soil physicochemical properties, nutrient uptake and utilization, and ...

    Authors: Xinhua Zhao, Qiqi Dong, Yi Han, Kezhao Zhang, Xiaolong Shi, Xu Yang, Yang Yuan, Dongying Zhou, Kai Wang, Xiaoguang Wang, Chunji Jiang, Xibo Liu, He Zhang, Zhimeng Zhang and Haiqiu Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:14

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