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Online ISSN: 1574-6968
Associated Title(s): Pathogens and Disease, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, FEMS Microbiology Reviews, FEMS Yeast Research
Yu-Bin Xu, Mai Chen, Ying Zhang, Miao Wang, Ying Wang, Qiu-bin Huang, Xue Wang and Gang Wang
Article first published online: 24 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12438
The B. cereus strain 0-9 can be used as an effective biocontrol agent for controlling wheat sharp eyespot, and ptsI plays a pivotal role in the biofilm formation, colonization, and biocontrol of the wheat sharp eyespot fungus.
Joana Apolónio, Maria L. Faleiro, Maria G. Miguel and Luís Neto
Article first published online: 24 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12440
Bacterial adaptation to eugenol and citral.
Gaylen A. Uhlich, Chin-Yi Chen, Bryan J. Cottrell and Ly-Huong Nguyen
Article first published online: 22 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12439
Congo red dye affinity, a common screen for curli and biofilm production, varies among Shiga toxin-producing E. coli and is affected by both growth media and temperature.
Eric M. Lenneman, Ping Wang and Brett M. Barney
Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12436
The application of algicidal bacteria to lipid extraction of algae was investigated, and two bacteria strains improving lipid isolation with a mild solvent extraction were identified.
Zheng Chai, Fang Fu, Fucheng Jiang, Huabin Tian, Zhuo Wang, Nan Zheng, Xueyun Zhang, Xiangling Wang and Xi Li
Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12437
New therapeutic candidate to prevent the Haemophilus parasuis infection and control the prevalence of disease.
Maxime Déraspe, David C. Alexander, Jianhui Xiong, Jennifer H. Ma, Donald E. Low, Frances B. Jamieson and Paul H. Roy
Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12435
The PA96 genome from a clinical strain is similar to that of the environmental strain M18; the clinical strain caries an additional element conferring multiple antibiotic resistance.
Hao Dong, Xiaowei Peng, Ning Wang and Qingmin Wu
Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12433
We predicted small RNAs of Brucella abortus 2308 by a genome-wide computational prediction method and verified the results using RT-PCR.
Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Ben Abbas, Erik van Zessen and Gerard Muyzer
Article first published online: 11 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12432
A halophilic bacterium belonging to the genus Halothiobacillus able to grow with thiocyanate as energy source was discovered in a bioreactor.
Zhen Wang, Shuangshan Wang and Qingmin Wu
Article first published online: 11 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12430
Our results suggest that the Brucella cspA gene makes an essential contribution to virulence in vitro and in vivo, most likely by allowing brucellae to adapt appropriately to the harsh environmental conditions encountered within host macrophages.
Hala A. Iqbal, Jeffrey W. Craig and Sean F. Brady
Article first published online: 10 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12431
Antibacterial proteases, lipases, and cell wall lytic enzymes were found in a functional screen of a soil metagenomic library hosted in Ralstonia metallidurans.
Minako Nonaka, Mikio Shoji, Tomoko Kadowaki, Keiko Sato, Hideharu Yukitake, Mariko Naito and Koji Nakayama
Article first published online: 10 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12426
A Lys-specific serine endopeptidase was found that is secreted via a novel secretion system, the type IX secretion system and is activated by Arg-gingipain protease. Bars: 1, KDP129 (kgp); 2, KDP601 (kgp pepK); 3, KDP981 (kgp rgpA rgpB); 4, co-culture of KDP601 and KDP981.
Kalpataru Mukherjee, Kimberly S. Bowman, Fred A. Rainey, Shivakumara Siddaramappa, Jean F. Challacombe and William M. Moe
Article first published online: 10 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12434
Polychlorinated alkanes are widespread soil and groundwater pollutants. Genes transcribed by the type strain of the species Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens during its anaerobic transformation of three polychlorinated alkanes were identified.
Roger Karlsson, Anders Karlsson, Ola Bäckman, Bengt R. Johansson and Stefan Hulth
Article first published online: 7 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12425
A lipid-based protein immobilization technique was used to identify proteins essential for the anammox reaction in anammox bacteria, and the results were used to select linear epitopes for antibodies specifically targeted against an identified ATPase.
Nattakan Lakkitjaroen, Daisuke Takamatsu, Masatoshi Okura, Masumi Sato, Makoto Osaki and Tsutomu Sekizaki
Article first published online: 3 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12428
Mutations in the capsule genes of Streptococcus suis may result in either the loss of the capsule or death, depending on the position of the mutations.
Brandon E.L. Morris, Alexander Gissibl, Steffen Kümmel, Hans-Hermann Richnow and Matthias Boll
Article first published online: 3 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12429
A PCR-based assay targeting a key enzyme of anaerobic naphthalene degradation has been developed.
Hai-Yun Li, Yan Luo, Xiu-Sheng Zhang, Wei-Ling Shi, Zhi-Ting Gong, Mei Shi, Lei-Lei Chen, Xiu-Lan Chen, Yu-Zhong Zhang and Xiao-Yan Song
Article first published online: 2 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12427
Trichokonins induce resistance in Chinese cabbage against Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum infection through the activation of salicylic acid signaling pathway.
Djihad Oulkadi, Clarisse Balland-Bolou-Bi, Patrick Billard, Geraldine Kitzinger, Damien Parrello, Christian Mustin and Sylvie Banon
Article first published online: 2 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12421
Hybrid silica gel doped with two phyllosilicates was used as a novel way of separating bacteria cells from a colloidal mineral source in order to study clay dissolution.
Nicholas V. Coleman, Jodie Richardson-Harris, Neil L. Wilson and Andrew J. Holmes
Article first published online: 26 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12417
A previously unknown interaction between plasmids and insertion sequences (IS) is described. The IS activates the plasmid replication origin, leading to an expansion of its host range.
Helen Miajlovic and Stephen G. Smith
Article first published online: 24 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12419
Some Escherichia coli isolates can survive in the bloodstream as they possess factors that evade killing by serum proteins.
Isabel M. Aragón, Isabel Pérez-Martínez, Alba Moreno-Pérez, Miguel Cerezo and Cayo Ramos
Article first published online: 24 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12413
Effect of the endogenous and exogenous IAA in the pathogenesis of Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi.
Rafael Silva-Rocha and Victor de Lorenzo
Article first published online: 10 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12400
The acquisition of a catabolic plasmid by a recipient bacterium brings about a series of mutual genetic and biochemical adjustments, which includes changing the dynamic characteristics of the promoters at stake in single cells.
Chunxu Song, Kumar Aundy, Judith van de Mortel and Jos M. Raaijmakers
Article first published online: 7 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12404
Novel insight into the complex regulation of the biosynthesis of lipopeptides, which are surface-active compounds with natural functions in biofilm formation, swarming motility and antimicrobial activity.