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  1. Acid resistance is critical for the survival of bacteria in the dental caries oral micro-environment. However, there are few acid-resistant genes of microbiomes obtained through traditional molecular biology e...

    Authors: Xi Cheng, Fuming He, Ping Sun and Qianming Chen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:39

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Psidium guajava L. (guava) is predominantly grown throughout the world and known for its medicinal properties in treating various diseases and disorders. The present work focuses on aqueous extraction of bioacti...

    Authors: N. S. Sampath Kumar, Norizah Mhd Sarbon, Sandeep Singh Rana, Anjani Devi Chintagunta, S. Prathibha, Satheesh Kumar Ingilala, S. P. Jeevan Kumar, B. Sai Anvesh and Vijaya Ramu Dirisala

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:36

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  3. Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is one of the most dangerous mycotoxins for humans and animals. This study aimed to investigate the effects of compound probiotics (CP), CP supernatant (CPS), AFB1-degradation enzyme (ADE) on ...

    Authors: Hong-Wei Guo, Juan Chang, Ping Wang, Qing-Qiang Yin, Chao-Qi Liu, Xiao-Xiang Xu, Xiao-Wei Dang, Xiao-Fei Hu and Quan-Liang Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:35

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  4. To accurately explore the interaction mechanism between Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, we designed an ecological experiment to monoculture and co-culture E. coli and S. aureus. We co-cultured 45 stra...

    Authors: Yajing Liang, Beibei Li, Qi Zhang, Shilong Zhang, Xiaoqing He, Libo Jiang and Yi Jin

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:34

    Content type: Original article

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  5. An increasing number of studies have shown that Faecalibacterium prausnitzii (F. prausnitzii) is a promising anti-inflammatory bacterium that colonizes in the gut and that gut microbiota dysbiosis plays an import...

    Authors: Youlian Zhou, Haoming Xu, Jing Xu, Xue Guo, Hailan Zhao, Ye Chen, Yongjian Zhou and Yuqiang Nie

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:33

    Content type: Original article

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  6. To investigate and compare the gut microbiota structures in complete intensive feeding pattern (CP) and extensive feeding pattern (EP) groups, a total of 20 pigs were divided into two groups and fed the same d...

    Authors: Xin-Jian Li, Mingyu Wang, Yahui Xue, Dongdong Duan, Cong Li, Jianwei Ye, Xuelei Han, Ruimin Qiao, Kejun Wang and Xiu-Ling Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:32

    Content type: Original article

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  7. Purslane is a widespread wild vegetable with both medicinal and edible properties. It is highly appreciated for its high nutritional value and is also considered as a high-quality feed resource for livestock a...

    Authors: Cong Wang, Qing Liu, Fengchun Ye, Hongbo Tang, Yanpeng Xiong, Yongfei Wu, Luping Wang, Xuanbiao Feng, Shuiyin Zhang, Yongmei Wan and Jianhua Huang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:31

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Pleurotus ostreatus is one of the most commercially produced edible mushrooms worldwide. Improved cultivated strains with more useful traits have been obtained using classical breeding, which is laborious and ti...

    Authors: Tatpong Boontawon, Takehito Nakazawa, Chikako Inoue, Keishi Osakabe, Moriyuki Kawauchi, Masahiro Sakamoto and Yoichi Honda

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:30

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Bacteriophages are a promising alternative for curtailing infections caused by multi drug resistant (MDR) bacteria. The objective of the present study is to evaluate phage populations from water bodies to inhi...

    Authors: Niranjana Sri Sundaramoorthy, Subramaniam Thothathri, Muthumeenakshi Bhaskaran, ArunKumar GaneshPrasad and Saisubramanian Nagarajan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:27

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the leading causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children and adolescents. Because of the wide application of macrolides in clinical treatment, macrolide-resistant M. pneumoni...

    Authors: Shaoli Li, Guanhua Xue, Hanqing Zhao, Yanling Feng, Chao Yan, Jinghua Cui, Xianghui Xie and Jing Yuan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:26

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Controlling the content of biogenic amines (BAs) is critical to guarantee the safety of fermented aquatic products. The degradation characteristics and application potential of amine-negative starter cultures (Vi...

    Authors: Yirui Zhao, Xue Sang, Hongshun Hao, Jingran Bi, Gongliang Zhang and Hongman Hou

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:25

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Soil microbes perform important functions in nitrogen and carbon cycling in the biosphere. Microbial communities in the rhizosphere enhance plants’ health and promote nutrient turnover and cycling in the soil....

    Authors: Matthew Chekwube Enebe and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:24

    Content type: Original article

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  13. Bacillus velezensis is widely used for agricultural biocontrol, due to its ability to enhance plant growth while suppressing the growth of microbial pathogens. However, there are few reports on its application in...

    Authors: Long Chen, Zijian Zhao, Wei Yu, Lin Zheng, Lijia Li, Wei Gu, Haiyan Xu, Bingdong Wei and Xiaogang Yan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:23

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  14. Biofilm formation on both biotic and abiotic surfaces accounts for a major factor in spread of antimicrobial resistance. Due to their ubiquitous nature, biofilms are of great concern for environment as well as...

    Authors: Arashdeep Kaur, Sanjeev Kumar Soni, Shania Vij and Praveen Rishi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:22

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  15. Cereal feedstocks have high arabinoxylan content as their main hemicellulose, which is linked to lignin by hydroxycinnamic acids such as ferulic acid. The ferulic acid is linked to arabinoxylan by ester bonds,...

    Authors: Mpho S. Mafa, Samkelo Malgas and Brett I. Pletschke

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:21

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  16. Reprogramming glycolysis for directing glycolytic metabolites to a specific metabolic pathway is expected to be useful for increasing microbial production of certain metabolites, such as amino acids, lipids or...

    Authors: Hailong Chen, Nianqing Zhu, Yan Wang, Xinxin Gao, Yuhe Song, Jia Zheng, Jiaping Peng and Xin Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:20

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  17. Xylanases are widely used enzymes in the food, textile, and paper industries. Most efficient xylanases have been identified from lignocellulose-degrading microbiota, such as the microbiota of the cow rumen and...

    Authors: Jia Wang, Jiawei Liang, Yonghong Li, Lingmin Tian and Yongjun Wei

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:19

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  18. Microbial degradation of recalcitrant alkanes under anaerobic conditions results in the accumulation of heavy oil fraction in oil reservoirs. Hydroxylation of alkanes is an important activation mechanism under...

    Authors: Li-Bin Shou, Yi-Fan Liu, Jing Zhou, Zhong-Lin Liu, Lei Zhou, Jin-Feng Liu, Shi-Zhong Yang, Ji-Dong Gu and Bo-Zhong Mu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:18

    Content type: Original article

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  19. In this study, we used Chinese chestnut as the main raw material to develop a novel type of whiskey. First, 16 yeasts were isolated and identified for producing aroma using olfactory plate assay. Of these, we ...

    Authors: Wanzhen Li, Cuie Shi, Jiaquan Guang, Fei Ge and Shoubao Yan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:17

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  20. Comparative evaluations were conducted to assess the effects of different pH levels, NaCl-induced salt stress, and PEG-induced drought stress on the mycelial growth of Xerocomus badius. The results showed that X....

    Authors: Binghua Liu, Xinghong Liu, Fangchun Liu, Hailin Ma, Bingyao Ma and Lin Peng

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:15

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  21. An environment co-contaminated with metals and antibiotics ultimately exposes bacteria to these metals and antibiotics simultaneously. This study aims to explore the efficacy of sublethal concentrations of cop...

    Authors: Jinmei Li, Irfan Ali Phulpoto, Guilong Zhang and Zhisheng Yu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:14

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  22. Bio-concrete using bacterially produced calcium carbonate can repair microcracks but is still relatively expensive due to the addition of bacteria, nutrients, and calcium sources. Agricultural by-products and ...

    Authors: Minyoung Hong, Indong Jang, Yongjun Son, Chongku Yi and Woojun Park

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:11

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  23. Ethanol extract of cell mass of Serratia marcescens strain N4-5, when applied as a treatment to cucumber seed, has been shown to provide control of the oomycete soil-borne plant pathogen Pythium ultimum equivalen...

    Authors: Daniel P. Roberts, Kaitlyn Selmer, Robert Lupitskyy, Clifford Rice, Jeffrey S. Buyer, Jude E. Maul, Dilip K. Lakshman and Jorge DeSouza

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:10

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  24. Streptococcus agalactiae (S. agalactiae) is an important pathogen that can lead to neonatus and mother infection. The current existing techniques for the identification of S. agalactiae are limited by accuracy, s...

    Authors: Xueqin Cheng, Zhiqian Dou, Jing Yang, Dexi Liu, Yulong Gu, Fenglin Cai, Xiaobing Li, Meifang Wang and Yijun Tang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:9

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  25. Sucrose, xylose, and saccharin are commonly used beverage additives and long-term consumption of these compounds inevitably affects the oral immune system and the composition of oral microbiomes. In this study...

    Authors: Xi Cheng, Xiurong Guo, Feihong Huang, Hui Lei, Quan Zhou and Can Song

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:8

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  26. Virus-like particles (VLPs) are high-priority antigens with highly ordered repetitive structures, which are similar to natural viral particles. We have developed a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay...

    Authors: Manyuan Bai, Rui Wang, Shiqi Sun, Yun Zhang, Hu Dong and Huichen Guo

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:7

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  27. Waste plastic and methane emissions are two anthropogenic by-products exacerbating environmental pollution. Methane-oxidizing bacteria (methanotrophs) hold the key to solving these problems simultaneously by u...

    Authors: Bashir L. Rumah, Christopher E. Stead, Benedict H. Claxton Stevens, Nigel P. Minton, Alexander Grosse-Honebrink and Ying Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:6

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  28. The goal of the present study was to evaluate the effects of enzymes (cellulase combined with galactosidase) and their combination with Lactobacillus plantarum (LP) on bacterial diversity in alfalfa silages using...

    Authors: Zongfu Hu, Deying Ma, Huaxin Niu, Jie Chang, Jianhua Yu, Qing Tong and Shuguo Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:5

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  29. Data were collected from 30 strains of Vibrio and sampled on different organs (brain, hemorrhagic site and digestive tract) of Sciaenops ocellatus infection. The results showed that the nucleotide sequences 16S r...

    Authors: Pham Thi Hai Yen, Nguyen Quang Linh and Nguyen Duy Quynh Tram

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:4

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  30. Monascus pigments (MPs) with different color characteristics, produced by submerged fermentation of Monascus purpureus M9, have potential application in food industry. In the present study, the effects and regula...

    Authors: Di Chen, Yurong Wang, Mianhua Chen, Pei Fan, Guiling Li and Changlu Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:3

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  31. The negative effects of lignocellulose-derived inhibitors such as acetic acid and furaldehydes on microbial metabolism constitute a significant drawback to the usage of biomass feedstocks for the production of...

    Authors: Barbara G. Paes, Andrei Stecca Steindorff, Eduardo F. Formighieri, Ildinete Silva Pereira and João Ricardo M. Almeida

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:2

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  32. The high prices of biopharmaceuticals or biologics used in the treatment of many diseases limit the access of patients to these novel therapies. One example is the monoclonal antibody trastuzumab, successfully...

    Authors: Thailin Lao-Gonzalez, Alexi Bueno-Soler, Arnelys Duran-Hernandez, Katya Sosa-Aguiar, Luis Eduardo Hinojosa-Puerta, Tays Hernandez-Garcia, Kathya Rashida de la Luz-Hernandez, Julio Palacios-Oliva and Tammy Boggiano-Ayo

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:1

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  33. The engineered monomeric version of the lancelet Branchiostoma lanceolatum fluorescent protein, mNeonGreen (mNG), has several positive characteristics, such as a very bright fluorescence, high photostability and ...

    Authors: Antonia Werner, Kolja L. Otte, Gertrud Stahlhut and Stefanie Pöggeler

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:222

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  34. Heterotrimeric G-proteins are key elements of signal transduction pathways, which participate in regulating multiple biological processes in fungi including growth, conidiation, antagonism, and mycoparasitism....

    Authors: Jie Ding, Jie Mei, Pei Huang, Ying Tian, Yao Liang, Xiliang Jiang and Mei Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:221

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  35. Necrotic enteritis (NE) is being considered as one of the most important intestinal diseases in the recent poultry production systems, which causes huge economic losses globally. NE is caused by Clostridium perfr...

    Authors: Danish Sharafat Rajput, Dong Zeng, Abdul Khalique, Samia Sharafat Rajput, Hesong Wang, Ying Zhao, Ning Sun and Xueqin Ni

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:220

    Content type: Mini-Review

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  36. To enhance the competitiveness of industrial lignocellulose ethanol production, robust enzymes and cell factories are vital. Lignocellulose derived streams contain a cocktail of inhibitors that drain the cell ...

    Authors: Vijayendran Raghavendran, Christian Marx, Lisbeth Olsson and Maurizio Bettiga

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:219

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

    Authors: Huma Jafri, Gopa Banerjee, Mohd Sajjad Ahmad Khan, Iqbal Ahmad, Hussein Hasan Abulreesh and Abdulla Safar Althubiani

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:218

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in AMB Express 2020 10:185

  38. High resolution melting (HRM) is a fast closed-tube method for nucleotide variant scanning applicable for bacterial species identification or molecular typing. Recently a novel HRM-based method for Klebsiella pne...

    Authors: Ajay Ratan Pasala, Matteo Perini, Aurora Piazza, Simona Panelli, Domenico Di Carlo, Cristian Loretelli, Alessandra Cafiso, Sonia Inglese, Floriana Gona, Daniela Maria Cirillo, Gian Vincenzo Zuccotti and Francesco Comandatore

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:217

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  39. Synthetic fungicides are eco-unfriendly to agriculture and the environment. Agricultural Jiaosu (AJ), which originates from organic wastes, has the potential to be a substitute for synthetic fungicides. In thi...

    Authors: Yue Zhang, Youhui Gao, Zehui Zheng, Xingyao Meng, Yafan Cai, Jianbin Liu, Yuegao Hu, Shuangdui Yan and Xiaofen Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:216

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  40. Pathogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus is induced by staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB). A mutant form of SEB (mSEB) is immunogenic as well as less toxic. Recombinant mSEB and SEB were expressed in pET28a prokary...

    Authors: Zhile Xiong, Jialiang Mai, Fei Li, Bingshao Liang, Shuwen Yao, Zhuwei Liang, Chao Zhang, Fei Gao, Xiaolan Ai, Jielin Wang, Yan Long, Min Yang, Sitang Gong and Zhenwen Zhou

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:215

    Content type: Original article

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  41. Porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) is a novel circovirus identified in sows with PDNS-like clinical signs and reproductive failure. The capsid protein (CAP) of PCV3 is expected to be an effective vaccine candida...

    Authors: Bing Yan Liu, Bin Gao, Meng Zhi Liu, Ting Ting Zhang, Bao Shan Liu and Ze Liang Chen

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:214

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  42. Pollution of heavy metals in agricultural environments is a growing problem to the health of the world’s human population. Green, low-cost, and efficient detection methods can help control such pollution. In t...

    Authors: Yangyang Ji, Feifei Guan, Xin Zhou, Xiaoqing Liu, Ningfeng Wu, Daling Liu and Jian Tian

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:213

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