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FEMS Microbiology Letters

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January 2014

Volume 350, Issue 2

Pages i–ii, 125–264

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      Issue Information (pages i–ii)

      Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12250

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      Effect of nicotine on dual-species biofilms of Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sanguinis (pages 125–132)

      Mingyun Li, Ruijie Huang, Xuedong Zhou, Keke Zhang, Xin Zheng and Richard L. Gregory

      Version of Record online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12317

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      The effect of nicotine between S. mutans and S. sanguinis may partially describe the prevalence and the close relationship of these two bacteria in cariogenic plaque of smokers.

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      Discrepancies among three laboratory methods for Clostridium difficile detection and a proposal for their optimal use (pages 133–137)

      Alexandre A. Monteiro, Renata N. Pires, Ludmila F. Baethgen, Lilian C. Carneiro, Rejane G. Tavares, Juliana Caierão, Steven Park, David S. Perlin, Edison M. Rodrigues Filho and Alessandro C. Pasqualotto

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12330

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      Here we evaluate three laboratorial methods for the detection of Clostridium difficile, an important cause of diarrhoea. An algorithm is proposed on how to interpret these results.

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      Biofilm formation by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cucumerinum and susceptibility to environmental stress (pages 138–145)

      Li Peiqian, Pu Xiaoming, Shen Huifang, Zhang Jingxin, Huang Ning and Lin Birun

      Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12310

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      Functional insight from the tetratricopeptide repeat-like motifs of the type III secretion chaperone SicA in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (pages 146–153)

      Jin Seok Kim, Bae-Hoon Kim, Jung Im Jang, Jeong Seon Eom, Hyeon Guk Kim, Iel Soo Bang and Yong Keun Park

      Version of Record online: 13 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12315

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      TPR motifs are important for the transcriptional co-factor function of the SicA chaperone.

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      PSK1 regulates expression of SOD1 involved in oxidative stress tolerance in yeast (pages 154–160)

      Meixian Huang, Qinghong Xu, Kazuhiro Mitsui and Zhaojun Xu

      Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12329

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      PSK1 induces SOD1 expression to protect against oxidative stress in yeast.

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      Mucin can enhance growth, biofilm formation, and survival of Streptococcus mutans (pages 161–167)

      Deepa Mothey, Bettina A. Buttaro and Patrick J. Piggot

      Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12336

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      Mucin enhances the survival of Streptococcus mutans, the primary causative agent of dental caries.

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      Effects of nitrogen sources on the nitrate assimilation in Haloferax mediterranei: growth kinetics and transcriptomic analysis (pages 168–174)

      Julia Esclapez, Gloria Bravo-Barrales, Vanesa Bautista, Carmen Pire, Mónica Camacho and María J. Bonete

      Version of Record online: 22 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12325

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      Nitrogen assimilation in Haloferax mediterranei

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      Comparison of SEM and VPSEM imaging techniques with respect to Streptococcus mutans biofilm topography (pages 175–179)

      Kathryn Weber, Juliana Delben, Timothy G. Bromage and Simone Duarte

      Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12334

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      The study compared images of mature biofilms to determine which microscopy method is most acceptable for imaging the biofilm topography and the extracellular polymeric substance (EPS)

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      Streptomycin use in apple orchards did not increase abundance of mobile resistance genes (pages 180–189)

      Brion Duffy, Eduard Holliger and Fiona Walsh

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12313

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      The controlled use of streptomycin in plant agriculture did not result in significant increases in mobile antibiotic resistance genes in nature.

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      Antibacterial activity of gemini quaternary ammonium salts (pages 190–198)

      Ewa Obłąk, Agata Piecuch, Katarzyna Guz-Regner and Ewa Dworniczek

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12331

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      Gemini quaternary ammonium salts exhibit strong activity against planktonic and biofilm forms of bacteria.

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      Bacteriophage endolysin Lyt μ1/6: characterization of the C-terminal binding domain (pages 199–208)

      Lenka Tišáková, Barbora Vidová, Jarmila Farkašovská and Andrej Godány

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12338

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      Fusion of the phage endolysin binding domain with the green fluorescent protein results in chimeras that are able to recognize and decorate host Streptomyces aureofaciens cells.

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      Constitutive expression of RyhB regulates the heme biosynthesis pathway and increases the 5-aminolevulinic acid accumulation in Escherichia coli (pages 209–215)

      Fangfang Li, Yang Wang, Kai Gong, Qian Wang, Quanfeng Liang and Qingsheng Qi

      Version of Record online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12322

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      Constitutive expression of RyhB affects the heme biosynthesis pathway and increases the 5-aminolevulinic acid accumulation in Escherichia coli

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      In vitro effectiveness of the antimicrobial peptide eCATH1 against antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens of horses (pages 216–222)

      Margot Schlusselhuber, Kristen Guldbech, Corinne Sevin, Matthias Leippe, Sandrine Petry, Joachim Grötzinger, Steeve Giguère and Julien Cauchard

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12337

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      All bacterial strains are sensitive to eCATH1, except Staphylococcus aureus strains that present variable results. The data suggest that eCATH1 could be useful, not only in the treatment of Rhodococcus equi, but also for infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens.

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      Aerobic condition increases carotenoid production associated with oxidative stress tolerance in Enterococcus gilvus (pages 223–230)

      Tatsuro Hagi, Miho Kobayashi and Masaru Nomura

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12341

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      Aerobic condition increases carotenoid production and carotenoid biosynthesis gene expression associated with oxidative stress tolerance in Enterococcus gilvus

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      Informatic prediction of Cheddar cheese flavor pathway changes due to sodium substitution (pages 231–238)

      Balasubramanian Ganesan and Kelly Brown

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12328

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      A bioinformatic database has been developed to predict how flavor formation changes when sodium is replaced by potassium in Cheddar cheese.

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      Role of flavohaemoprotein Hmp and nitrate reductase NarGHJI of Corynebacterium glutamicum for coping with nitrite and nitrosative stress (pages 239–248)

      Laura Platzen, Abigail Koch-Koerfges, Brita Weil, Melanie Brocker and Michael Bott

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12318

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      The flavohaemoglobin Hmp of Corynebacterium glutamicum is induced by nitrite and plays an important role for coping with nitrite and nitrosative stress.

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      Analysis of [FeFe]-hydrogenase genes for the elucidation of a hydrogen-producing bacterial community in paddy field soil (pages 249–256)

      Ryuko Baba, Makoto Kimura, Susumu Asakawa and Takeshi Watanabe

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12335

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      [FeFe]-hydrogenase genes in Firmicutes, Deltaproteobacteria and Chloroflexi are dominant in paddy field soil, and seem to play important roles for hydrogen metabolism.

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      Identification and functional analysis of the gene ste9 involving in Ebosin biosynthesis from Streptomyces sp. 139 (pages 257–264)

      Yang Zhang, Xiaohua Li, Xiaoqiang Qi, Rong Jiang, Lianhong Guo, Reng Zhang and Yuan Li

      Version of Record online: 29 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12327

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