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  1. Mycophenolic acid (MPA) is the active ingredient in the most important immunosuppressive pharmaceuticals. It has antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-psoriasis, and antitumor activities. Therefore, its o...

    Authors: Hala A. Ammar, Saeid M. Ezzat, Ebrahim Elshourbagi and Hind Elshahat
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:135
  2. Streptococcus suis is a zoonotic pathogen that causes substantial economic losses in the pig industry and contributes to human infections worldwide, especially in Southeast Asia. Recently, a multiplex polymerase ...

    Authors: Anusak Kerdsin, Nichari Bamphensin, Kulsatri Sittichottumrong, Ratchadaporn Ungcharoen, Parichart Boueroy, Peechanika Chopjitt, Rujirat Hatrongjit, Marcelo Gottschalk and Nuchsupha Sunthamala
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:133
  3. Rhizosphere soil physicochemical, endophytic fungi have an important role in plant growth. A large number of endophytic fungi play an indispensable role in promoting plant growth and development, and they can ...

    Authors: Lili Fan, Yuanli Li, Xiaoli Wang, Feifan Leng, Shaowei Li, Ning Zhu, Kai Chen and Yonggang Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:132
  4. The global crisis of antibiotic resistance increases the demand for the novel promising alternative drugs such as antimicrobial peptides (AMPs). Here, the antibiofilm activity of the WLBU2 peptide against Pseudom...

    Authors: Sara Masihzadeh, Mansour Amin and Zahra Farshadzadeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:131
  5. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an inflammatory skin condition distinguished by an activated Th2 immune response. The local skin microbial dysbiosis is a contributing factor to the development of AD. The pathogenic ...

    Authors: Shucui Wang, Nadira Nurxat, Muyun Wei, Yao Wu, Qichen Wang, Ming Li and Qian Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:130
  6. The increasing spread of fluoroquinolone resistant enteric bacteria is a global public health concern. Children recently discharged from the hospital are at high risk of carriage of antimicrobial resistance (A...

    Authors: Kevin Kariuki, Mame Mareme Diakhate, Susan Musembi, Stephanie N. Tornberg-Belanger, Doreen Rwigi, Timothy Mutuma, Elizabeth Mutuku, Kirkby D. Tickell, Olusegun O. Soge, Benson O. Singa, Judd L. Walson, Patricia B. Pavlinac and Samuel Kariuki
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:129
  7. To explore the community composition and diversity of the endophytic fungi in Taxillus chinensis, samples of the parasites growing on seven different hosts, Morus alba, Prunus salicina, Phellodendron chinense, Ba...

    Authors: Li-sha Song, Juan Huo, Lingyun Wan, Limei Pan, Ni Jiang, Jine Fu, Shugen Wei and Lili He
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:128
  8. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is a zoonotic pathogen, that is transmitted from a variety of animals, especially cattle to humans via contaminated food, water, feaces or contact with infected envir...

    Authors: Hanady G. Nada, Amera Saeed El-Tahan, Gamal El-Didamony and Ahmed Askora
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:127
  9. Campylobacter regarded as a major cause of foodborne gastroenteritis in humans. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of campylobacter in food, animal and human samples of Iran.

    Authors: Elham Ansarifar, Seyed Mohamad Riahi, Taurai Tasara, Parisa Sadighara and Tayebeh Zeinali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:126
  10. Coprophagy plays a vital role in maintaining growth and development in many small herbivores. Here, we constructed a coprophagy model by dividing rabbits into three groups, namely, control group (CON), sham-co...

    Authors: Zhitong Wang, Hui He, Mengjuan Chen, Mengke Ni, Dongdong Yuan, Hanfang Cai, Zhi Chen, Ming Li and Huifen Xu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:125
  11. COVID-19 has emerged as a global pandemic, challenging the world’s economic and health systems. Human oral microbiota comprises the second largest microbial community after the gut microbiota and is closely re...

    Authors: Nana Wei, Guangqi Zhu, Tingxiao Zhao, Yan Wang, Haifei Lou, Haoxuan Li, Zhejuan Yang, Zheen Zhang, Qiujing Wang, Mingfang Han, Zhibing Lin and Shibo Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:123
  12. Probiotics and their derived postbiotics, as cell-free supernatants (CFS), are gaining a solid reputation owing to their prodigious health-promoting effects. Probiotics play a valuable role in the alleviation ...

    Authors: Mona S. El Far, Azza S. Zakaria, Mervat A. Kassem, Abdalla Wedn, Maha Guimei and Eva A. Edward
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:122
  13. The equilibrium of the scalp microbiome is important for maintaining healthy scalp conditions, including sebum secretion, dandruff, and hair growth. Many different strategies to improve scalp health have been ...

    Authors: Wen-Hua Tsai, Yi-Ting Fang, Tsuei-Yin Huang, Ying-Ju Chiang, Ching-Gong Lin and Wen-Wei Chang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:121
  14. Metschnikowia bicuspidata is a pathogenic yesst that can cause disease in many different economic aquatic animal species. In recent years, there was a new disease outbreak in ridgetail white prawn (Exopalaemon ca...

    Authors: Wen-jun Shi, Ran Zhao, Jian-qiang Zhu, Xi-he Wan, Li-bao Wang, Hui Li and Song Qin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:120
  15. Environmental contamination by phenol has been reported in both aquatic and atmospheric environments. This study aimed to separate and purify the peroxidase enzyme from bacteria that degrade phenol from wastew...

    Authors: Alaa Elmetwalli, Nanis G. Allam, Mervat G. Hassan, Aisha Nawaf Albalawi, Azza Shalaby, Karim Samy El-Said and Afrah Fatthi Salama
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:119
  16. In areas with limited water resources, the reuse of treated drainage water for non-potable purposes is increasingly recognised as a valuable and sustainable water resource. Numerous pathogenic bacteria found i...

    Authors: Rabab M. Soliman, Badawi A. Othman, Sahar A. Shoman, Mohamed I. Azzam and Marwa M. Gado
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:118
  17. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are considered a major public health problem, as the treatment options are restricted. Biofilm formation and the quorum sensing (QS) system play a piv...

    Authors: Amal M. Abo Kamer, Ahmed A. Abdelaziz, Khaled B. Al-Monofy and Lamiaa A. Al-Madboly
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:116
  18. The emergence of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) attracted extensive attention. Information on CRKP from hospital wastewater (HWW) is limited. The aims of this study were to investigate the geno...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Xie, Jiangqing Huang, Shengcen zhang, BinBin Xu, Qianwen Zhang and Bin Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:115
  19. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most prevalent infectious diseases with worldwide health threatening. Antimicrobial resistant strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli) are a common cause of UTI which were...

    Authors: Saleh Afsharikhah, Reza Ghanbarpour, Parvin Mohseni, Nasrin Adib, Mahboube Bagheri and Maziar Jajarmi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:114
  20. Rickettsia helvetica, a spotted fever rickettsia, is transmitted to humans via ticks in Europe, North Africa, and Asia. The central nervous system is a crucial target for rickettsial diseases, which has been repo...

    Authors: Lena Kask, Carl Påhlson, Karin Staxäng and Kenneth Nilsson
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:113
  21. Resistance to antibiotics has increased steadily over time, thus there is a pressing need for safer alternatives to antibiotics. Current study aims to evaluate the influence of vitamin C as an antibacterial an...

    Authors: Noha Anwar Hassuna, E. M. Rabie, W. K. M. Mahd, Marwa M. M. Refaie, Rehab Kamal Mohamed Yousef and Wedad M. Abdelraheem
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:112
  22. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) forms physiologically relevant biofilms harboring drug-tolerant bacteria. This observation has brought the study of mycobacterial biofilms to the forefront of tuberculosis researc...

    Authors: Parminder Singh Mavi, Shweta Singh and Ashwani Kumar
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:111
  23. The production of biopolymers from waste resources is a growing trend, especially in high-population countries like Egypt. Beta-glucan (β-glucan) belongs to natural polysaccharides that are derived from plant ...

    Authors: Alshimaa A. Atta-Allah, Rania F. Ahmed, Azza A. M. Shahin, Enas A. Hassan, Heba Abd-Alla El-Bialy and Mohie Z. El-Fouly
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:110
  24. This study aims to explore the antibacterial activity of cethromycin against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), and its relationship with multilocus sequence typing (MLST), erythromycin ribosomal methylase (erm) ...

    Authors: Yuechen Hu, Lili Ouyang, Duoyun Li, Xiangbin Deng, Hongbo Xu, Zhijian Yu, Yeqing Fang, Jinxin Zheng, Zhong Chen and Haigang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:109
  25. In our continuing search for biologically active natural enemies from North of Africa with special reference to Tunisian fungi, our teamwork screened fungi from different ecological habitats in Tunisia. Our pr...

    Authors: Lobna Hajji-Hedfi, Wassila Hlaoua, Abdelhak Rhouma, Awatif A. Al-Judaibi, Susana Cobacho Arcos, Lee Robertson, Sergio Ciordia, Najet Horrigue-Raouani, Alfonso Navas and Ahmed M. Abdel-Azeem
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:108
  26. Various antibiotics are available, including gentamicin, chloramphenicol, ampicillin, amoxicillin, and streptomycin, but they have some restrictions. Many microorganisms are resistant to these medications. A n...

    Authors: Abeer I.M. EL-Sayed, Mostafa M. El-Sheekh and Mofida E.M. Makhlof
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:106
  27. Attenuated live bacterial therapy and medical BSA materials have their own advantages in anti-cancer research, and their combination is expected to overcome some of the disadvantages of conventional anti-cance...

    Authors: Zhongming He, Kun Chen, Yu An, Jie He, Xiaoli Zhang, Lannan Tang, Fa Sun and Kehua Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:105
  28. Pathogenesis of canine fungal rhinitis is still not fully understood. Treatment remains challenging, after cure turbinate destruction may be associated with persistent clinical signs and recurrence of fungal r...

    Authors: Emilie Vangrinsven, Aline Fastrès, Bernard Taminiau, Frédéric Billen, Georges Daube and Cécile Clercx
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:104
  29. Probiotics can reduce free radical scavenging rate and oxidative damage, and improve activity of crucial antioxidative enzymes in host cells. This study aimed to isolate Bifidobacterium spp. from faeces of babies...

    Authors: Ya Wang, Jiahui Wang, Hehai Li, Jianlong Lao, Dan Jia, Junlong Liu, Jinming Wang, Jianxun Luo, Guiquan Guan, Hong Yin and Youquan Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:103
  30. Many studies reported the association between gut microbiota and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), but it is still unclear which bacterial genus plays a key role and how the metabolic function of gut microbiota ...

    Authors: Yanchao Liu, Mingxiao Wang, Wuyuntana Li, Yumin Gao, Hailing Li, Ning Cao, Wenli Hao and Lingyan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:102
  31. The urinary tract harbors unique microbial communities that play important roles in urogenital health and disease. Dogs naturally suffer from several of the same urological disorders as humans (e.g., urinary t...

    Authors: Emily L. Coffey, Andres M. Gomez, Aaron C. Ericsson, Erin N. Burton, Jennifer L. Granick, Jody P. Lulich and Eva Furrow
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:101
  32. Mosquitoes of many species are key disease vectors, killing millions of people each year. Bacillus thuringiensis-based insecticide formulations are largely recognized as among the most effective, ecologically saf...

    Authors: Xinmin Ma, Jianjian Hu, Chengsong Ding, Roxana Portieles, Hongli Xu, Jingyao Gao, Lihua Du, Xiangyou Gao, Qiulin Yue, Lin Zhao and Orlando Borrás-Hidalgo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:100
  33. As highly-conserved types of lipid flippases among fungi, P4-ATPases play a significant role in various cellular processes. Cdc50 acts as the regulatory subunit of flippases, forming heterodimers with Drs2 to ...

    Authors: Ke-Zhi Chen, Lu-Ling Wang, Jin-Yan Liu, Jun-Tao Zhao, Si-Jia Huang and Ming-Jie Xiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:99
  34. Campylobacter species are the major cause of bacterial gastroenteritis. As there is no effective vaccine, combined with the rapid increase in antimicrobial resistant strains, there is a need to identify new targe...

    Authors: Emily Stoakes, Keith Turner, Dave J. Baker, Maria Suau Sans, Muhammad Yasir, Lajos Kalmar, Ruby Costigan, Martin Lott and Andrew J. Grant
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:97
  35. Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) also known as tobacco caterpillar, is one of the most serious polyphagous pests that cause economic losses to a variety of commercially important agricultura...

    Authors: Sunaina Sarkhandia, Meena Devi, Geetika Sharma, Rohit Mahajan, Pooja Chadha, Harvinder Singh Saini and Sanehdeep Kaur
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:95
  36. Mycobacterium intracellulare is a major etiological agent of Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare pulmonary disease (MAC-PD). However, the characteristics of the virulence of M. intracellulare and the in vivo chemo...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Tateishi, Yuriko Ozeki, Akihito Nishiyama, Mari Miki, Ryoji Maekura, Hiroshi Kida and Sohkichi Matsumoto
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:94
  37. Bat gut microbiomes are adapted to the specific diets of their hosts. Despite diet variation has been associated with differences in bat microbiome diversity, the influence of diet on microbial community assem...

    Authors: Alexandra Corduneanu, Alejandra Wu-Chuang, Apolline Maitre, Dasiel Obregon, Attila D. Sándor and Alejandro Cabezas-Cruz
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:93
  38. Swine production expanded in the last decades. Efforts have been made to improve meat production and to understand its relationship to pig gut microbiota. Copper (Cu) is a usual supplement to growth performanc...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Laureano Paganin, Paulo Sérgio Monzani, Marcelo Falsarella Carazzolle, Raquel Bighetti Araujo, Ricardo Gonzalez-Esquerra, Douglas Haese, João L Kill, Graziela Silva Rezende, César Gonçalves de Lima, Iran Malavazi, Caio César de Melo Freire and Anderson Ferreira da Cunha
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:92
  39. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a gram-positive ubiquitous saprophytic bacterium that produces proteins (Crystal protein, Vegetative insecticidal protein, and Secreted insecticidal protein) toxic to insects during...

    Authors: Mihir Rabha, Debajit Das, Trishna Konwar, Sumita Acharjee and Bidyut Kumar Sarmah
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:91
  40. Escherichia coli is the leading pathogen responsible for urinary tract infection (UTI) and recurrent UTI (RUTI). Few studies have dealt with the characterization of host and bacteria in RUTI caused by E. coli wit...

    Authors: Cheng-Yen Kao, Yen-Zheng Zhang, Deng-Chi Yang, Pek Kee Chen, Ching-Hao Teng, Wei-Hung Lin and Ming-Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:90
  41. Enteroccocus spp. are human opportunistic pathogens causing a variety of serious and life-threating infections in humans, including urinary tract infection, endocarditis, skin infection and bacteraemia. Farm anim...

    Authors: Katarzyna Grudlewska-Buda, Krzysztof Skowron, Justyna Bauza-Kaszewska, Anna Budzyńska, Natalia Wiktorczyk-Kapischke, Monika Wilk, Magdalena Wujak and Zbigniew Paluszak
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:89
  42. Plant-based diets offer more beneficial microbes and can modulate gut microbiomes to improve human health. We evaluated the effects of the plant-based OsomeFood Clean Label meal range (‘AWE’ diet), on the huma...

    Authors: Dwiyanto Jacky, Chia Bibi, Look Melvin Chee Meng, Fong Jason, Tan Gwendoline, Lim Jeremy and Chong Chun Wie
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:88
  43. Mammalian gastrointestinal microbiomes are highly variable, both within individuals and across populations, with changes linked to time and ageing being widely reported. Discerning patterns of change in wild m...

    Authors: Jonathan Fenn, Christopher Taylor, Sarah Goertz, Klara M. Wanelik, Steve Paterson, Mike Begon, Joe Jackson and Jan Bradley
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:87
  44. The opportunistic human pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the causal agent of a wide variety of infections. This non-fermentative Gram-negative bacillus can colonize zones where the skin barrier is weakened, suc...

    Authors: Daniel Ruben Akiola Sanya, Djamila Onésime, Grazia Vizzarro and Nicolas Jacquier
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:86
  45. Burkholderia pyrrocinia strain P10 is a plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium (PGPR) that can substantially increase peanut growth. However, the mechanisms and pathways involved in the interaction between B. pyrr...

    Authors: Lizhen Han, Hong Zhang, Xue Bai and Biao Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:85

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