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Online ISSN: 1574-6968
Associated Title(s): Pathogens and Disease, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, FEMS Microbiology Reviews, FEMS Yeast Research
Sheryl S. Justice, Alistair Harrison, Brian Becknell and Kevin M. Mason
Article first published online: 1 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12602
There is increasing evidence that many bacteria respond to stressful environments through transient changes in morphology that, in turn, provide protection against the stressors encountered in those environments.
Basit Yousuf, Raghawendra Kumar, Avinash Mishra and Bhavanath Jha
Article first published online: 1 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12593
Present study has advanced our understanding of the nitrogen-cycling in distinctive environmental niches and revealing novel lineages of important functional diazotrophic microbial groups, specifically from saline and agriculture/rhizospheric soil ecosystems.
Song Hee Lee, Min Keun Kim, Mi Kyoung Lee, Na Ri Kim, Chang-Yun Lee and Hyun-Sook Lee
Article first published online: 30 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12566
Electrophoretic karyotyping of Hypsizygus marmoreus and evaluation of variation among its basidiospores has been carried out, using CHEF gel electrophoresis.
Daniela Langfeldt, Sven C. Neulinger, Meike Stiesch, Nico Stumpp, Corinna Bang, Ruth A. Schmitz and Jörg Eberhard
Article first published online: 29 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12596
Health- and disease-associated bacterial clusters induce antibacterial or immunomodulatory reactions in oral epithelial cells during early stages of bacteria-host interactions.
María S. Renna, Elizabet A.L. Pereyra, Celina Baravalle, Cecilia M. Camussone, Bibiana E. Dallard, Ivan S. Marcipar and Luis F. Calvinho
Article first published online: 26 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12588
This work provide an insight on the potential mechanisms by which whole-cells and lysate vaccines adjuvanted with IscomMatrix can afford protection to the mammary gland against Staphylococcus aureus intramammary infection.
Payam Ghiaci, Francisca Lameiras, Joakim Norbeck and Christer Larsson
Article first published online: 22 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12590
Lactobacillus brevis possesses a diol dehydratase, the expression of which is substrate- and medium-dependent.
Michael Chatzidimopoulos, Ioannis Ganopoulos, Evangelos Vellios, Panagiotis Madesis, Athanasios Tsaftaris and Athanassios C. Pappas
Article first published online: 22 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12594
HRM analysis is a very sensitive method allowing to detect mutation-based fungicide resistance.
Bruno Gabriel N. Andrade, Nilceia de Veiga Ramos, Michel F. Abanto Marin, Erica L. Fonseca and Ana Carolina P. Vicente
Article first published online: 22 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12583
This manuscript reports the genome sequence of a clinical Klebsiella variicola isolate, and its comparison to other completely sequenced Klebsiella species.
Diego Santos-Garcia, Francisco J. Silva, Andrés Moya and Amparo Latorre
Article first published online: 19 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12595
This is the first report of a three-membrane system in ‘Ca. Portiera aleyrodidarum’ endosymbiont, indicating a canonical endosymbiotic three-membrane organization in gram-negative derived primary endosymbionts from insects.
So-Jeong Kim, Soo-Je Park, Man-Young Jung, Jong-Geol Kim, Ui-Gi Min, Hee-Ji Hong and Sung-Keun Rhee
Article first published online: 18 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12591
Draft genome sequence of Desulfobacula sp. TS.
Yong Sung Kim, Maria Westerholm and Paul Scherer
Article first published online: 15 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12592
A rapid microscopic technique for quantification and classification of microbes by image analysis is presented to monitor performance of anaerobic digesters, providing a deep insight in combination with qPCR.
Leiliu Zhou, Yu Wang, Xi-En Long, Jianhua Guo and Guibing Zhu
Article first published online: 15 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12567
The high abundance and diversity of n-damo bacteria indicated the soil/groundwater ecotone of the Jiangyin paddy field was a favorable environment for the growth of n-damo bacteria.
Hidenobu Komeda, Shino Yamasaki-Yashiki, Kazuhiro Hoshino and Yasuhisa Asano
Article first published online: 11 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12589
This is the first study to identify and characterize d-xylulokinase from zygomycetous fungi.
Antje Brodehl, Anne Möller, Hans-Jörg Kunte, Matthias Koch and Ronald Maul
Article first published online: 11 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12586
Incubation of fungal strains of food technological relevance with the mycotoxin zearalenone leads to an intense decrease of free toxin and to a metabolite formation of approximately 50%.
Eun Kim, William H. Kinney, Alida R. Ovrutsky, Danthy Vo, Xiyuan Bai, Jennifer R. Honda, Grace Marx, Emily Peck, Leslie Lindberg, Joseph O. Falkinham III, Rhea M. May and Edward D. Chan
Article first published online: 9 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12587
A surface with a biomimetic micropattern reduces colonization of Mycobacterium abscessus.
Thulasi R. Resmi, Sivarajan Nivedhitha, Chockalingam Karthikeyan and Karuppannan Veluthambi
Article first published online: 9 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12584
Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus (SLCMV) replication associated protein (Rep) triggered transposition of Agrobacterium IS426 to an extent that all 15 Agrobacterium transconjugants which we analysed displayed transposition.
Edina Szekeres, Cosmin Sicora, Nicolae Dragoş and Bogdan Drugă
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12574
Six candidate reference genes were analyzed for gene expression assays in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus PCC 7002 under multiple stress conditions, and three of them were shown to be suitable.
G. Kiran Kumar Reddy, Yarlagadda Venkata Nancharaiah and Vayalam Purath Venugopalan
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12581
Aerobic granular sludge capable of efficient organophosphite compound biodegradation was developed in a sequencing batch reactor.
Vipin Chandra Kalia
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12585
Fengge Zhang, Xingming Yang, Wei Ran and Qirong Shen
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12582
Three antagonistic mechanisms, mycoparasitism and inducing production of exoenzymes and VOCs, help us to better understand the biocontrol process of Trichoderma harzianum T-E5.
Luigimaria Borruso, Giovanni Bacci, Alessio Mengoni, Roberto De Philippis and Lorenzo Brusetti
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12565
Salinity effects were more important in shaping bacterial communities than rhizosphere effects in the roots of Phragmites australis (common reed) plants grown in a hypersaline pond.
Laila Gannoun-Zaki, Claudine Belon, Christian Dupont, Friederike Hilbert, Laurent Kremer and Anne-Béatrice Blanc-Potard
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12559
The KdpF peptide modulates intramacrophage replication of mycobacteria. Here, we show that KdpF also displays a regulatory role in another intracellular pathogen, Salmonella Typhimurium, but in a different way.
Baomin Wang, Yumei Wang and Christina Kennedy
Article first published online: 5 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12570
A sequence element at the 5′ end of the nasA gene in Azotobacter vinelandii promotes gene expression.
Xie Kun, Meng Qingling, Jun Qiao, Peng Yelong, Liu Tianli, Chen Cheng, Ma Yu, Hu Zhengxiang, Cai Xuepeng and Chen Chuangfu
Article first published online: 4 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12561
Impact of rli87 gene deletion on response of Listeria monocytogenes to environmental stress.
Jongsoo Jeon, Roshan D'Souza, Sung Kuk Hong, Yangsoon Lee, Dongeun Yong, Jongrak Choi, Kyungwon Lee and Yunsop Chong
Article first published online: 4 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12580
We analyze the completely sequenced genome of a novel virulent phage YMC/09/04/R1988 MRSA BP, which lysed clinical isolates from a patient admitted to the hospital due to hip disarticulation.
Lorena Ruiz, Arancha Hevia, David Bernardo, Abelardo Margolles and Borja Sánchez
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12576
Narrow down probiotic attributes to defined molecules that exert health promoting effects by themselves, will open promising opportunities for the development of functional bioactive products.
Linda Dekker, Thomas H. Osborne and Joanne M. Santini
Article first published online: 2 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12562
This study has identified bacteria from a nuclear fuel storage pond that are resistant to high concentrations of Co2+ or Cs+ and could be useful for nuclear fuel remediation.
Weihong Peng, Xiaolan He, Yong Wang, Yong Zhang, Xiaojin Ye, Dinghong Jia, Yong Guo, Bingcheng Gan, Chao Zheng, Zhirong Yang and Qun Sun
Article first published online: 2 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12564
Scytalidium auriculariicola, causing slippery scar on cultivated Auricularia polytricha, is described as new based on morphological and molecular evidences.
Patrice Gaurivaud, Latifa Lakhdar, Dominique Le Grand, François Poumarat and Florence Tardy
Article first published online: 2 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12579
Capsule variation in Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides might be part of a bacterial strategy to adapt to different environments encountered in the host during the pathological process.
Xingqun Cheng, Xin Xu, Jing Chen, Xuedong Zhou, Lei Cheng, Mingyun Li, Jiyao Li, Renke Wang, Wenxiang Jia and Yu-Qing Li
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12573
Streptococcus mutans, a major caries-associated bacterium, showed abnormal biofilm structure and extracellular polysaccharides distribution under simulated microgravity conditions. These results may have relevance to humans exposed to long-term conditions of low gravity.
Nika Janež, Andreja Kokošin, Eva Zaletel, Tanja Vranac, Jasna Kovač, Darinka Vučković, Sonja Smole Možina, Vladka Čurin Šerbec, Qijing Zhang, Tomaž Accetto, Aleš Podgornik and Matjaž Peterka
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12556
We isolated Campylobacter bacteriophages and characterized their interaction with host bacteria.
Maciej Buśko, Tomasz Kulik, Anna Ostrowska, Tomasz Góral and Juliusz Perkowski
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12569
Analysis of volatile metabilite production allows discrimination of Fusarium graminearum chemotypes producing different trichothecene mycotoxins.
Sudharshan Sekar, Armand A.E.A. Zintchem, Jitendra Keshri, Ilunga Kamika and Maggy N.B. Momba
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12557
This paper described the bacterial diversity Bacterial diversity from different stage of the Emalahleni Water Reclamation Plant.
Hideo Dohra, Kenya Tanaka, Tomohiro Suzuki, Masahiro Fujishima and Haruo Suzuki
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12577
We present draft genome sequences of three Holospora species, hosted by the ciliate Paramecium caudatum; i.e. the macronucleus-specific H. obtusa and the micronucleus-specific H. undulata and H. elegans.
Chantal Guidi-Rontani, Maïtena R.N. Jean, Silvina Gonzalez-Rizzo, Susanne Bolte-Kluge and Olivier Gros
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12551
This paper described two novel toxic benthic marine Oscillatoriales.
Girish J. Kulkarni, Sudarshan Shetty, Mahesh S. Dharne and Yogesh S. Shouche
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12549
Genome sequencing analysis reveals genetic features contributing to virulence of Ochrobactrum intermedium.
Shogo Yamaki, Takuo Omachi, Yuji Kawai and Koji Yamazaki
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12560
Bacteriphage FSP1 could be used as a biocontrol agent against Morganella morganii for treatment of infectious disease treatment or food decontamination.
Aharon Oren and John E. Hallsworth
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12571
This paper explores the question why Haloferax mediterranei is not a dominant microorganism in hypersaline environments, in spite of its high growth rate and its metabolic versatility.
Amy Long, Tyson R. Fehringer, Benjamin R. LaFrentz, Douglas R. Call and Kenneth D. Cain
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12563
In the current study, altered culture media, scarification, and different bacterial strains were evaluated to aid in the development of a successful waterborne challenge model for Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
Cornelia Welte, Lena Kröninger and Uwe Deppenmeier
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12550
In our study we investigated the initial reactions of aceticlastic methanogenesis in Methanosarcina mazei, the acetate uptake and the acetate activation reaction.
Delia A. Ripley, Roger H. Morris and Sarah E. Maddocks
Article first published online: 21 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12553
Stimulation of THP-1 cells with a combination of bacterial and viral purified ligands strongly induced hepcidin expression at 24 h.
Anita Orosz, Erzsébet Fekete, Michel Flipphi and Levente Karaffa
Article first published online: 21 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12555
We investigated whether for d-galactose induction of the lactose catabolic gene cluster in Aspergillus nidulans, downstream catabolism of d-galactose is dispensable or necessary, and provided an experimentally well-supported, unambiguous answer to this question.
Samart Dorn-In, Carmen Fahn, Christina S. Hölzel, Sebastian Wenz, Isabella Hartwig, Karin Schwaiger and Johann Bauer
Article first published online: 21 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12552
A method that allows for the identification and quantification of fungal flora in pelleted feed is presented.
Liming Shi, Ru Li, Suhuan Liao, Lingyun Bai, Qunfeng Lu and Baoshan Chen
Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12547
Prb1, a subtilisin-like protease, is required for virulence of the chestnut blight fungus.