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  1. Biosurfactants are amphiphilic molecules composed of a hydrophilic and hydrophobic moiety and had the ability to penetrate into different phases to reduce the surface tension. This features caused to oil recov...

    Authors: Elham Akbari, Behnam Rasekh, Keivan Beheshti Maal, Farahnaz Karbasiun, Fatemeh Yazdian, Zarrindokht Emami-Karvani and Reza Peighami

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:131

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Acetic acid bacteria (AAB) can selectively oxidize diols into their corresponding hydroxyacids. Notably, they can convert 1,3-propanediol (1,3-PDO) into 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), which is a promising bui...

    Authors: Florence de Fouchécour, Anaïs Lemarchand, Henry-Éric Spinnler and Claire Saulou-Bérion

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:130

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  3. Members of the Enterobacter genus are gram-negative bacteria, which are used as plant growth-promoting bacteria, and increasingly recovered from economic plants as emerging pathogens. A new Enterobacter mori stra...

    Authors: Mingyang Zhang, Yilin Zhang, Xue Han, Juan Wang, Yu Yang, Biao Ren, Mian Xia, Gang Li, Rongxiang Fang, Hang He and Yantao Jia

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:129

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  4. Anthocyanins are the largest group of water-soluble pigments and beneficial for human health. Although most plants roots have the potential to express natural biosynthesis pathways required to produce speciali...

    Authors: Chunlan Piao, Jinguo Wu and Min-Long Cui

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:128

    Content type: Original article

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  5. Globally, the reserves of heavy crude oil are seven times more abundant than that of light crude, and yet, they are underutilized because of their high viscosity and density, which is largely due to the presen...

    Authors: Arif Nissar Zargar, Ankur Kumar, Anurag Sinha, Manoj Kumar, Ioannis Skiadas, Saroj Mishra and Preeti Srivastava

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:127

    Content type: Original article

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  6. Here, we report and discuss the applicability of Variovorax paradoxus strain BFB1_13 in the bioremediation of BTEX contaminated sites. Strain BFB1_13 was capable of degrading all the six BTEX-compounds under both...

    Authors: Tibor Benedek, Flóra Szentgyörgyi, Veronika Gergócs, Ofir Menashe, Perla Abigail Figueroa Gonzalez, Alexander J. Probst, Balázs Kriszt and András Táncsics

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:126

    Content type: Original article

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  7. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of replacing antibiotics with Kudzu-leaf flavonoids (KLF) on the growth performances, gut epithelial development, and gastrointestinal bacteria divers...

    Authors: Fuguang Xue, Gen Wan, Yunsen Xiao, Chuanbin Chen, Mingren Qu and Lanjiao Xu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:125

    Content type: Original article

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  8. p-Nitrophenol (PNP) is an important environmental pollutant and can causes significant environmental and health risks. Compared with the traditional methods, biodegradation is a useful one to completely remove .....

    Authors: Jing Xu, Bo Wang, Wen-hui Zhang, Fu-Jian Zhang, Yong-dong Deng, Yu Wang, Jian-Jie Gao, Yong-Sheng Tian, Ri-He Peng and Quan-Hong Yao

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:124

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Given its biocompatibility, rheological, and physiological properties, hyaluronic acid (HA) has become a biomaterial of increasing interest with multiple applications in medicine and cosmetics. In recent decad...

    Authors: Miguel Flores-Gatica, Héctor Castañeda-Aponte, Mónica Rebeca Gil-Garzon, Liliana Monserrath Mora-Galvez, Martin Paul Banda-Magaña, Jesús Antonio Jáuregui-Jáuregui, Mario A. Torres-Acosta, Karla Mayolo-Deloisa and Cuauhtemoc Licona-Cassani

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:123

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a multidrug-resistant (MDR) opportunistic pathogen that causes nosocomial infections. Virulence analysis and molecular typing as powerful approaches can provide relevant information on K....

    Authors: Amir Mirzaie and Reza Ranjbar

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:122

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Sulforaphane (SFN), an active compound in cruciferous vegetables, has been characterized by its antiproliferative capacity. We investigated the role and molecular mechanism through which SFN regulates prolifer...

    Authors: Fanping Wang, Yanwei Sun, Xiaoyu Huang, Caijuan Qiao, Wenrui Zhang, Peijun Liu and Mingyong Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:121

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Azasugars are monosaccharide analogs in which the ring oxygen is replaced with a nitrogen atom. These well-known glycosidase inhibitors are of interest as therapeutics, yet several aspects of azasugars remain ...

    Authors: Hailey E. Beal and Nicole A. Horenstein

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:120

    Content type: Original article

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  13. In this study, we used genotyping by sequencing (GBS) to examine the genetic diversity of 22 strains of Lingzhi and the quality differences in 15 fruit bodies of Lingzhi from different Chinese regions. The phy...

    Authors: Yuan-chao Liu, Xiao-cui Tang, Hui-ping Hu, Di-ling Chen, Yi-zhen Xie, Xiao-wei Liang, Xiang-min Li, Chun Xiao, Long-hua Huang and Qing-ping Wu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:119

    Content type: Original article

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  14. (R)-1-[3-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl]ethanol ((R)-MTF-PEL) is an important chiral building block for the synthesis of a neuroprotective compound, (R)-3-(1-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)ethoxy)azetidine-1-carboxamide. In...

    Authors: Wenjin Zhuang, Hanyu Liu, Ying Zhang, Junyao He and Pu Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:118

    Content type: Original article

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  15. 1,2-propanediol (1,2-PDO) is a versatile chemical used in multiple manufacturing processes. To date, some engineered and non-engineered microbes, such as Escherichia coli, Lactobacillus buchneri, and Clostridium ...

    Authors: Rintaro Sato, Motoyuki Ikeda, Tomonari Tanaka, Hitomi Ohara and Yuji Aso

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:117

    Content type: Original article

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  16. Antibiotics are lifesaving therapeutic drugs that have been used by human for decades. They are used both in the fight against bacterial pathogens for both human and for animal feeding. However, of recent, the...

    Authors: Lulu Yang, Ousman Bajinka, Pa Omar Jarju, Yurong Tan, Aji Mary Taal and Guven Ozdemir

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:116

    Content type: Mini-Review

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  17. African classical swine fever virus (ASFV) has spread seriously around the world and has dealt with a heavy blow to the pig breeding industry due to the lack of vaccines. In this study, we produced recombinant La...

    Authors: Xiao-Lei Chen, Jun-Hong Wang, Wei Zhao, Chun-Wei Shi, Kai-Dian Yang, Tian-Ming Niu, Gui-Lian Yang, Xin Cao, Yan-Long Jiang, Jian-Zhong Wang, Hai-Bin Huang, Yan Zeng, Nan Wang, Wen-Tao Yang and Chun-Feng Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:114

    Content type: Original article

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  18. Gordonia sp. are members of the actinomycete family, their contribution to the environment improvement and environmental protection by their biological degradation ability, but there are few studies on the antimi...

    Authors: Yan Ma, Minhua Xu, Hancong Liu, Tiantian Yu, Ping Guo, Wenbin Liu and Xiaobao Jin

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:111

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Due to wide range of secondary metabolites, lichens were used from antiquity as sources of colorants, perfumes and medicaments. This research focuses on exploring the antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic a...

    Authors: Razmik Sargsyan, Arsen Gasparyan, Gohar Tadevosyan and Hovik Panosyan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:110

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Failure in the treatment of P. aeruginosa, due to its broad spectrum of resistance, has been associated with increased patient mortality. One alternative approach for infection control is quorum quenching which w...

    Authors: Masarra M. Sakr, Walid F. Elkhatib, Khaled M. Aboshanab, Eman M. Mantawy, Mahmoud A. Yassien and Nadia A. Hassouna

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:109

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  21. Ellagic acid glucoside was synthesized via transglucosylation using sucrose and glucansucrase derived from Leuconostoc mesenteroides B-512 FMCM. After such enzymatic synthesis, the product was purified by 50% eth...

    Authors: Hyejin Yu, Hana Jeong, Kwang-Yeol Yang, Jeong-Yong Cho, In Ki Hong and Seung-Hee Nam

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:108

    Content type: Original article

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  22. Sows undergo physiological stress during gestation and lactation, potentially leading to enteric dysbiosis and reduced reproductive potential. Phytogenic additives (PFs) may improve performance via their antio...

    Authors: Tanya L. Nowland, Dragana Stanley, Roy N. Kirkwood, Valeria A. Torok, Yadav S. Bajagai, Neil J. Gannon and Kate J. Plush

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:107

    Content type: Original article

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  23. The association between intestinal flora and ulcerative colitis (UC) was studied in order to provide a basis and method for clinical treatment. Fresh fecal samples were collected from 30 active UC patients and...

    Authors: Yin-hua Tang, Hong-cheng Liu, Guang Song, Tian-tian Wu, Ying Zhao and Li-jun Shi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:106

    Content type: Original article

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  24. Nuts of the sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) are a widely appreciated traditional food in Europe. In recent years producers and consumers reported a drop of nut quality due to the presence of rot diseases caused ...

    Authors: Anna Maria Vettraino, Nicola Luchi, Domenico Rizzo, Alessia Lucia Pepori, Francesco Pecori and Alberto Santini

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:105

    Content type: Original article

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  25. At present, antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing issues in healthcare globally. The development of new medicine for clinical applications is significantly less than the emergence of multiple drug-...

    Authors: Noor Akbar, Zara Aslam, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Muhammad Raza Shah and Naveed Ahmed Khan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:104

    Content type: Original article

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  26. Concentrations of heavy metals continue to increase in soil environments as a result of both anthropogenic activities and natural processes. Cadmium (Cd) is one of the most toxic heavy metals and poses health ...

    Authors: Yunyan Du, Dawei Zhang, Dinggang Zhou, Lili Liu, Jinfeng Wu, Hongsong Chen, Decai Jin and Mingli Yan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:103

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  27. Streptococcus mutans is the primary etiological agent associated with cariogenic process. The present study aimed to investigate the antibacterial and anti-virulence activities of theaflavins (TFs) to Streptococc...

    Authors: Junhao Kong, Kai Xia, Xiaoqin Su, Xuan Zheng, Chunhua Diao, Xiufang Yang, Xiaobo Zuo, Jun Xu and Xinle Liang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:102

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  28. Biological aerated filters (BAFs) have high filtration efficiency due to their tolerance of hydraulic and organic shocks are suitable for the treatment of complex and sanitary wastewater. In this study, for th...

    Authors: Mohammad Malakootian, Ali Toolabi and Saeed Hosseini

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:100

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  29. In this study, a specific and simple method based on the dual priming oligonucleotide (DPO) system was developed to simultaneously detect transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV), porcine epidemic diarrhea v...

    Authors: Guangbin Si, Jiawei Niu, Xia Zhou, Yongsheng Xie, Zhifei Chen, Gen Li, Ruiai Chen and Dongsheng He

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:99

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  30. The experiment was conducted to compare the growth performance, rumen fermentation, nutrient digestibility, and ruminal and fecal bacterial community between yaks and cattle-yaks. Ten male yaks (36-month-old) ...

    Authors: Qindan Dai, Jian Ma, Guang Cao, Rui Hu, Yixiao Zhu, Guangyang Li, Huawei Zou, Zhisheng Wang, Quanhui Peng, Bai Xue and Lizhi Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:98

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  31. Sugarcane molasses are considered a potential source for bioethanol’s commercial production because of its availability and low market price. It contains high concentrations of fermentable sugars that can be d...

    Authors: Song Wang, Ran Tian, Buwei Liu, Hongcai Wang, Jun Liu, Chenghui Li, Mingyue Li, Smith Etareri Evivie and Bailiang Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:95

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  32. Carbohydrate-Active enZYme (CAZY) GH89 family enzymes catalyze the cleavage of terminal α-N-acetylglucosamine from glycans and glycoconjugates. Although structurally and mechanistically similar to the human lysos...

    Authors: Xiaohong Yang, Xiaoxiao Yang, Hai Yu, Lan Na, Tamashree Ghosh, John B. McArthur, Tsui-Fen Chou, Patricia Dickson and Xi Chen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:94

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  33. The short-faced moles (Scaptochirus moschata) are unique Chinese mammal that live in burrows for life. They have complex ecological adaptation mechanisms to adapt to perennial underground life. Intestinal microbe...

    Authors: Lei Chen, Di Xu, Jing Zhu, Shen Wang, Mi Liu, Mengyao Sun, Geyang Wang, Lingyu Song, Xiaoyu Liu and Tianyu Xie

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:93

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  34. Regarding whole cottonseed (WCS), cottonseed meal (CSM), and cottonseed hull (CSH), in situ rumen incubation was applied to determine their nutrient and gossypol degradation characteristics and bacterial colon...

    Authors: Wei-Kang Wang, Yan-Lu Wang, Wen-Juan Li, Qi-Chao Wu, Kai-Lun Yang, Sheng-Li Li and Hong-Jian Yang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:91

    Content type: Original article

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  35. Screening of gene-specific amplicons from metagenomes (S-GAM) is an efficient technique for the isolation of homologous genes from metagenomes. Using the S-GAM approach, we targeted multi-copper oxidase (MCO) ...

    Authors: Nobuya Itoh, Yuya Hayashi, Serina Honda, Yuna Yamamoto, Daichi Tanaka and Hiroshi Toda

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:90

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  36. The pollution of terrestrial and aquatic environments by petroleum contaminants, especially diesel fuel, is a persistent environmental threat requiring cost-effective and environmentally sensitive remediation ...

    Authors: Michael O. Eze, Grant C. Hose, Simon C. George and Rolf Daniel

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:89

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  37. The mammalian gut microbiome participates in almost all life processes in the host. In addition to diet, the breed is the main factor affecting changes in the swine gut microbiota. The composition of the gut m...

    Authors: Mingying Shao, Zhixin Wang, Yingzhi He, Zhen Tan and Jibin Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:88

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  38. Fusarium wilt is a devastating disease which impacts watermelon production. Soil fumigation using dazomet followed by biological organic fertilizer was applied to suppress the Fusarium wilt disease. We propose th...

    Authors: Xu Zhang, Chao Xue, Dan Fang, Xiaohui He, Mengyu Wei, Chenjin Zhuo, Junyao Jin, Biao Shen, Rong Li, Ning Ling and Qirong Shen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:87

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  39. Brisket disease (BD) is common among Holstein heifers in high-altitude environments, and this disease may result in serious economic loss. At present, no effective treatment is available for brisket disease. I...

    Authors: Kun Yao, Shuxiang Wang, Naren Gaowa, Shuai Huang, Shengli Li and Wei Shao

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:86

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  40. Considering the prevalence of resistance to antibiotics, the discovery of effective agents against resistant pathogens is of extreme urgency. Herein, 26 mecA-positive methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) isolat...

    Authors: Moj Khaleghi and Sadegh Khorrami

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:85

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  41. The oral infections were mainly caused by Streptococci and Staphylococcus aureus. Antibiotic therapies can eliminate these harmful bacteria. However, it can break beneficial microbes and lead to the persistence o...

    Authors: Guochao Jia, Xiaofeng Liu, Aimin Zhi, Jingjing Li, Yuanfeng Wu and Yao Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:84

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  42. Dunaliella salina (D. salina) has been exploited as a novel expression system for the field of genetic engineering. However, owing to the low or inconsistent expression of target proteins, it has been greatly res...

    Authors: Lina Hu, Shuying Feng, Gaofeng Liang, Jingxia Du, Aifang Li and Chunling Niu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:83

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  43. The current study was aimed at investigating the prevalence of the mutations upstream of the oprD coding region and its promoters among imipenem-resistant and sensitive Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from educat...

    Authors: Masoumeh Kiani, Akram Astani, Gilda Eslami, Mansoor Khaledi, Hamed Afkhami, Soodabeh Rostami, Mohadeseh Zarei, Nahid Rezaei Khozani and Hengameh Zandi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:82

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