Skip to main content

Articles

Page 1 of 92

  1. Nocardia species are ubiquitous in natural environments and can cause nocardiosis. In the present study, the use of Resazurin salt and Spectrophotometry were proposed as alternative methods to reduce subjectivity...

    Authors: Vivian Caso Coelho, Samara D’Ajuda Pereira Neves, Mauro Cintra Giudice, Gil Benard, Marta Heloisa Lopes and Paula Keiko Sato

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:331

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. Escherichia coli is a major neonatal pathogen and the leading cause of early-onset sepsis in preterm newborns. Maternal E. coli strains are transmitted to the newborn causing invasive neonatal disease. However, ...

    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 2021 21:330

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  3. Staphylococcus aureus is a gram-positive bacterium that causes serious infection. With the increasing resistance of bacteria to current antibiotics, it is necessary to learn more about the molecular mechanism an...

    Authors: Jia-xin Li, Xun-jie Cao, Yuan-yi Huang, Ya-ping Li, Zi-yuan Yu, Min Lin, Qiu-ying Li, Ji-chun Chen and Xu-guang Guo

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:329

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. The spontaneous osteoarthritis (OA) in rhesus macaque is similar to OA in human, which maintains an upright body posture and shows very similar biomechanical properties of bones to humans. At present, there is...

    Authors: Yaping Yan, Xiaoyan Yi, Yanchao Duan, Bin Jiang, Tianzhuang Huang, Briauna Marie Inglis, Bingrong Zheng and Wei Si

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:328

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  5. Listeria monocytogenes is one of the deadliest foodborne pathogens. The bacterium can tolerate severe environments through biofilm formation and antimicrobial resistance. This study aimed to investigate the antim...

    Authors: Liting Wu, Hongduo Bao, Zhengquan Yang, Tao He, Yuan Tian, Yan Zhou, Maoda Pang, Ran Wang and Hui Zhang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:327

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. The recent rise and spread of carbapenem-resistant pathogens pose an urgent threat to public health and has fueled the search for new therapies. Localized delivery of topical antibiotics is an alternative for ...

    Authors: Sun Hee Moon, Yihong Kaufmann, Ryoichi Fujiwara and En Huang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:326

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  7. To initiate fecal and oral collections in prospective cohort studies for microbial analyses, it is essential to understand how field conditions and geographic differences may impact microbial communities. This...

    Authors: Zeni Wu, Autumn G. Hullings, Reza Ghanbari, Arash Etemadi, Yunhu Wan, Bin Zhu, Hossein Poustchi, Behnam Bagheri Fahraji, Mohammad Javad Zare Sakhvidi, Jianxin Shi, Rob Knight, Reza Malekzadeh, Rashmi Sinha and Emily Vogtmann

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:324

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  8. Plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs) are responsible for causing many plant diseases and are extremely difficult to control at present. Currently, due to the negative effects of chemical agents on the environment ...

    Authors: Xinyue Zhang, Hui Zhang, Zhaochun Jiang, Qing Bai, Shishi Wu, Yong Wang, Cheng Li, Xiangyu Zeng, Xiuhai Gan, Xin Xie, Zhong Li and Zaifu Yang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:323

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  9. Penicillin was the first and most famous fungal secondary metabolite used as broad spectrum antibiotic that revolutionarised pharmaceutical research and also saved millions of lives. The over optimistic belief...

    Authors: Saeed Ullah Khattak, Ghosia Lutfullah, Zafar Iqbal, Jamshaid Ahmad, Irshad Ur Rehman, Yanbin Shi and Saima Ikram

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:322

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. Colistin is used against multi-drug resistant pathogens, yet resistance emerges through dissemination of plasmid-mediated genes (mcr) or chromosomal mutation of genes involved in lipopolysaccharide synthesis (i.e...

    Authors: Diana Albertos Torres, Helena M. B. Seth-Smith, Nicole Joosse, Claudia Lang, Olivier Dubuis, Magdalena Nüesch-Inderbinen, Vladimira Hinic and Adrian Egli

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:321

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Tetragenococcus (T.) halophilus can be isolated from a variety of fermented foods, such as soy sauce, different soy pastes, salted fish sauce and from cheese brine or degraded sugar beet thick juice. This specie...

    Authors: Tobias Link, Rudi F. Vogel and Matthias A. Ehrmann

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:320

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  12. Tuberculosis (TB) remains an important public health problem since it is the major cause of elevated morbidity and mortality globally. Previous works have shown that Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb); the prime ca...

    Authors: Neha Khosla, Seema Madhumal Thayil, Rajinder Kaur and Anup Kumar Kesavan

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:319

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. Solid-state fermentation is a fungal culture technique used to produce compounds and products of industrial interest. The growth behaviour of filamentous fungi on solid media is challenging to study due to the...

    Authors: Hassan Khalil, Estelle Legin, Bernard Kurek, Patrick Perre and Behnam Taidi

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:318

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  14. The root-zone restriction cultivation technique is used to achieve superior fruit quality at the cost of limited vegetative and enhanced reproductive development of grapevines. Fungal interactions and diversit...

    Authors: Muhammad Salman Zahid, Dongmei Li, Hafiz Umer Javed, Irfan Ali Sabir, Lei Wang, Songtao Jiu, Shiren Song, Chao Ma, Dapeng Wang, Caixi Zhang, Xuhui Zhou, Wenping Xu and Shiping Wang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:317

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. Accumulating evidence supports the pivotal role of intestinal flora in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Serotonin synthesis by enterochromaffin (EC) cells is influenced by the gut microbiota and has been report...

    Authors: Jingze Yang, Peng Wang, Tong Liu, Lin Lin, Lixiang Li, Guanjun Kou, Ruchen Zhou, Pan Li and Yanqing Li

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:316

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. Although recent studies have indicated that imbalance in the respiratory microbiome composition is linked to several chronic respiratory diseases, the association between the lung microbiome and lung cancer ha...

    Authors: Sadaf Najafi, Fatemeh Abedini, Sadegh Azimzadeh Jamalkandi, Parvin Shariati, Ali Ahmadi and Mohammad Gholami Fesharaki

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:315

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. It has been well established that biofilm formation on orthopaedic implants is a critical event in the pathogenesis of orthopaedic infections, yet the natural history of this process with respect to bacterial ...

    Authors: Werasak Sutipornpalangkul, Kohei Nishitani and Edward M. Schwarz

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:314

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. Understanding the influence of methodology on results is an essential consideration in experimental design. In the expanding field of fish microbiology, many best practices and targeted techniques remain to be...

    Authors: Morag Clinton, Adam J. Wyness, Samuel A. M. Martin, Andrew S. Brierley and David E. K. Ferrier

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:313

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  19. Rabbit can produce meat, fur and leather, and serves as an important biomedical animal model. Understanding the microbial community of rabbits helps to raise rabbits healthily and better support their applicat...

    Authors: Xiaofen Hu, Fei Wang, Shanshan Yang, Xu Yuan, Tingyu Yang, Yunxiao Zhou and Yong Li

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:312

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  20. To analyze changes in oropharynx microbiota composition after receiving induced chemotherapy followed by surgery for hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HPSCC) patients.

    Authors: Hui-Ching Lau, Chi-Yao Hsueh, Hongli Gong, Ji Sun, Hui-Ying Huang, Ming Zhang and Liang Zhou

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:310

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  21. The hospital environment serves as a source of nosocomial infections, which pose a major therapeutic challenge. Although many bacteria species are common in hospital environments, their distribution, frequency...

    Authors: Atsedewoyn Firesbhat, Abiye Tigabu, Birhanemeskel Tegene and Baye Gelaw

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:309

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  22. Microbe-microbe interactions between members of the plant rhizosphere are important but remain poorly understood. A more comprehensive understanding of the molecular mechanisms used by microbes to cooperate, c...

    Authors: Him K. Shrestha, Manasa R. Appidi, Manuel I. Villalobos Solis, Jia Wang, Dana L. Carper, Leah Burdick, Dale A. Pelletier, Mitchel J. Doktycz, Robert L. Hettich and Paul E. Abraham

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:308

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. The dysregulation of B cell activation is prevalent during naturally acquired immunity against malaria. Osteopontin (OPN), a protein produced by various cells including B cells, is a phosphorylated glycoprotei...

    Authors: Susanne E Mortazavi, Allan Lugaajju, Mark Kaddumukasa, Muyideen Kolapo Tijani, Fred Kironde and Kristina E M Persson

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:307

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  24. Healthcare workers are susceptible to colonization by multiresistant bacteria, which can increase the risk of outbreaks.

    Authors: Cristina Motta Ferreira, Roberto Alexandre Alves Barbosa Filho, Guilherme Motta Antunes Ferreira, Marcus Vinicius Guimarães de Lacerda, Cintia Mara Costa de Oliveira, Vanderson de Souza Sampaio, Lucyane Mendes Silva, Andreza Gomes Pascoal and William Antunes Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:306

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  25. This study investigated the effects of terpinen-4-ol on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and its biofilm, and the possible mechanisms governing this effect.

    Authors: Feng Cheng, Yanan Mo, Keyuan Chen, Xiaofei Shang, Zhen Yang, Baocheng Hao, Ruofeng Shang, Jianping Liang and Yu Liu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:305

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  26. Chromobacterium violaceum is an environmental opportunistic pathogen that causes rare but deadly infections in humans. The transcriptional regulators that C. violaceum uses to sense and respond to environmental c...

    Authors: Júlia A. Alves, Maristela Previato-Mello, Kelly C. M. Barroso, Tie Koide and José F. da Silva Neto

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:304

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  27. Neonatal septicaemia is one of the most common leading causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. It is estimated to affect more than 30 million people worldwide annually, potentially ...

    Authors: Henry Zamarano, Benson Musinguzi, Immaculate Kabajulizi, Godfrey Manirakiza, Walker Guti, Ivan Muhwezi, Ayan Ahmed Hussein, Agnes Baweera, Boaz Kabahinda, Herbert Itabangi, Joel Bazira and Taseera Kabanda

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:303

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  28. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is the major type of esophageal cancer in China. The role of the bacteria present in ESCC tissue in neoplastic progression has not been fully elucidated. This study ai...

    Authors: Zhen Li, Chao Shi, Jiawen Zheng, Yongjun Guo, Taibing Fan, Huan Zhao, Dongdong Jian, Xiaolei Cheng, Hao Tang and Jie Ma

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:301

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  29. Zika fever has been a global health security threat, especially in the tropical and subtropical regions where most of the cases occur. The disease is caused by Zika virus (ZIKV), which belongs to the family Flavi...

    Authors: Thayane da Encarnação Sá-Guimarães, Tiago Souza Salles, Carlucio Rocha dos Santos, Monica Ferreira Moreira, Wanderley de Souza and Lucio Ayres Caldas

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:300

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  30. Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is an important oil and economic crop. Calcium modulates plants in response to abiotic stresses and improves plant resistance to pathogens. Enrichment of beneficial microorganisms in ...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Bo-wen Zhang, Jie-fu Deng, Lin Li, Tu-yong Yi and Yan-yun Hong

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:299

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  31. Akkermansia muciniphila is a member of the human gut microbiota where it resides in the mucus layer and uses mucin as the sole carbon, nitrogen and energy source. A. muciniphila is the only representative of the...

    Authors: Sharon Y. Geerlings, Janneke P. Ouwerkerk, Jasper J. Koehorst, Jarmo Ritari, Steven Aalvink, Bärbel Stecher, Peter J. Schaap, Lars Paulin, Willem M. de Vos and Clara Belzer

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:298

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissues may provide an exciting resource to study microbial associations in human disease, but the use of these low biomass specimens remains challenging. We aimed to re...

    Authors: Suk Yee Lam, Athanasia Ioannou, Prokopis Konstanti, Thijmen Visseren, Michail Doukas, Maikel Petrus Peppelenbosch, Clara Belzer and Gwenny Manel Fuhler

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:297

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  33. Ganoderma (Lingzhi in Chinese) has shown good clinical outcomes in the treatment of insomnia, restlessness, and palpitation. However, the mechanism by which Ganoderma ameliorates insomnia is unclear. We explored ...

    Authors: Yu Qiu, Zhu-Jun Mao, Ye-Ping Ruan and Xin Zhang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:296

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. The Agrobacterium strain AB2/73 has a unique host range for the induction of crown gall tumors, and contains an exceptionally large, over 500 kbp mega Ti plasmid. We used whole genome sequencing to fully characte...

    Authors: Marjolein J. G. Hooykaas and Paul J. J. Hooykaas

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:295

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  35. The Rhizobiales (Proteobacteria) order is an abundant and diverse group of microorganisms, being extensively studied for its lifestyle based on the association with plants, animals, and humans. New studies hav...

    Authors: Leandro Nascimento Lemos, Fabíola Marques de Carvalho, Alexandra Gerber, Ana Paula C. Guimarães, Celio Roberto Jonck, Luciane Prioli Ciapina and Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:294

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Andrea Nuzzo, Stephanie Van Horn, Christopher Traini, Caroline R. Perry, Etienne F. Dumont, Nicole E. Scangarella-Oman, David F. Gardiner and James R. Brown

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:293

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2021 21:181

  37. Graph-based analysis (GBA) of genome-scale metabolic networks has revealed system-level structures such as the bow-tie connectivity that describes the overall mass flow in a network. However, many pathways obt...

    Authors: Yajie Gao, Qianqian Yuan, Zhitao Mao, Hao Liu and Hongwu Ma

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:292

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  38. Phytopathogenic bacteria are economically important because they affect crop yields and threaten the livelihoods of farmers worldwide. The genus Xanthomonas is particularly significant because it is associated wi...

    Authors: Ritah Nakayinga, Angela Makumi, Venansio Tumuhaise and William Tinzaara

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:291

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  39. Poultry is the major reservoir of Campylobacter that contributes to human campylobacteriosis and threatens food safety. Litter contact has been linked to Campylobacter colonization, but the gut microecological im...

    Authors: Wei Yan, Qianqian Zhou, Zhongyang Yuan, Liang Fu, Chaoliang Wen, Ning Yang and Congjiao Sun

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:290

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  40. Seed sanitization via chemical processes removes/reduces microbes from the external surfaces of the seed and thereby could have an impact on the plants’ health or productivity. To determine the impact of seed ...

    Authors: Anirudha R. Dixit, Christina L. M. Khodadad, Mary E. Hummerick, Cory J. Spern, LaShelle E. Spencer, Jason A. Fischer, Aaron B. Curry, Jennifer L. Gooden, Gretchen J. Maldonado Vazquez, Raymond M. Wheeler, Gioia D. Massa and Matthew W. Romeyn

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:289

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  41. Extremophiles have attracted much attention in the last few decades, as they possess different properties by producing certain useful metabolites. However, the secondary metabolism of the extremophiles of Anta...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Wang, Lingbo Ma, Jian He, Zixuan Liu, Shaoping Weng, Lumin Wang, Jianguo He and Changjun Guo

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:288

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  42. In Ethiopia, the distribution of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) has long been known and documented as a major problem of animal health. However, the burden of circulating M. bovis strains is poorly understood in the c...

    Authors: Mebrat Ejo, Belete Haile, Tsegaye Tariku, Seleshe Nigatu, Elias Kebede, Abebe Belete Bitew, Yitayew Demessie, Gashaw Getaneh, Atnaf Alebie, Musse Girma, Fusao Ota and Anwar Nuru

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:286

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  43. Blastocystis sp. is an anaerobic intestinal protozoan parasite of humans and a wide range of animals worldwide. In the current study the correlation between the cysteine protease activity of clinical samples of

    Authors: Seyed Ahmad Karamati, Hamed Mirjalali, Maryam Niyyati, Abbas Yadegar, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Ali Haghighi and Seyyed Javad Seyyed Tabaei

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:285

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  44. Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) are responsible for severe diseases in humans, and the ruminant digestive tract is considered as their main reservoir. Their excretion in bovine feces leads to the contam...

    Authors: Audrey Segura, Yolande Bertin, Alexandra Durand, Mhammed Benbakkar and Evelyne Forano

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:284

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics