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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  5. 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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  6. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  7. 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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  8. 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

    Content type: Original article

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

    Authors: Tianshu Lyu, Guangshuai Liu, Huanxin Zhang, Lidong Wang, Shengyang Zhou, Huashan Dou, Bo Pang, Weilai Sha and Honghai Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:81

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in AMB Express 2018 8:123

  10. Degradation is the bottleneck in the utilization of crop straw. In this paper, we screened the microbial consortia degrading corn stover from straw degrading consortia MC1 (M), sheep feces (Y), and mixtures (Q...

    Authors: Jingjing Wang, Dan Zhu, Siqi Zhao, Song Xu, Rong Yang, Wei Zhao, Xiaoxia Zhang and Zhiyong Huang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:80

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  11. Application of a novel bioorganic fertilizer (BIO) has been effectively used to inhibit weeds in rice paddies. To identify changes in soil bacterial community and enzymes in response to BIO treatments, field e...

    Authors: Zuren Li, Jincai Han, Haodong Bai, Di Peng, Lifeng Wang and Lianyang Bai

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:79

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Isolating relevant microorganisms is still a substantial challenge that limits the use of bacteria in the maintenance of human health. To confirm which media and which bacterial colony densities can enrich cer...

    Authors: Yanrong Gu, Dong Yan, Minna Wu, Min Li, Puze Li, Jingjing Wang, Yahan Chang, Fan Yang, Shaojun Di, Shijun Ni, Mengjie Yang and Jieyu Liu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:78

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  13. This study aimed to investigate the effects of cofD gene knock-out on the synthesis of coenzyme F420 and production of methane in Methanobrevibacter ruminantium (M. ruminantium). The experiment successfully const...

    Authors: Jian Ma, Xueying Wang, Ting Zhou, Rui Hu, Huawei Zou, Zhisheng Wang, Cui Tan, Xiangfei Zhang, Quanhui Peng, Bai Xue and Lizhi Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:77

    Content type: Original article

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  14. Finding new fodder resources with moderate to high nutritional value that are cheaper and available is one of the most challenges in livestock industries. Hence, the nutritive value of some tree leaves (quince...

    Authors: Mohsen Kazemi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:76

    Content type: Original article

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  15. Haloferax sp strain NRS1 (MT967913) was isolated from a solar saltern on the southern coast of the Red Sea, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The present study was designed for estimate the potential capacity of the Halofera...

    Authors: Hend M. Tag, Amna A. Saddiq, Monagi Alkinani and Nashwa Hagagy

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:75

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  16. Crop performance is seriously affected by high salt concentrations in soils. To develop improved seed pre-sowing treatment technologies, it is crucial to improve the salt tolerance of seed germination. Here, w...

    Authors: Heqin Li, Haiwang Yue, Li Li, Yu Liu, Haiyan Zhang, Jianhua Wang and Xuwen Jiang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:74

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Dental Caries is considered one of the most existing and worldwide common diseases related to the oral cavity affecting both children and adults. Streptococcus mutans is the main cariogenic microorganism involved...

    Authors: Sara Moataz Zayed, Mohammad Mabrouk Aboulwafa, Abdelgawad Mohamed Hashem and Sarra Ebrahim Saleh

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:73

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  18. An EsxA-encoding gene (esxA) was previously identified in the genome of the plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Paenibacillus terrae strain NK3-4. The esxA was cloned and expressed in Pichia pastoris, after whi...

    Authors: Wen-qing Yu, Xin Wang, Yi-cong Tang, Feng-chao Yan, Wen-zhi Liu, Gui-ping Zheng and Dong-mei Yin

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:72

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  19. The increasing global perception of the importance of microbial inoculants to promote productivity and sustainability in agriculture prompts the adoption of bio-inputs by the farmers. The utilization of select...

    Authors: Marcos Vinicios Conceição Garcia, Marco Antonio Nogueira and Mariangela Hungria

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:71

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  20. Diarrhea can lead to mortality and delayed growth in pigs and is a major economic loss in the pig industry. In this study, we evaluated non-antimicrobial materials that can prevent diarrhea to infection by ent...

    Authors: Hiroki Matsumoto, Masashi Miyagawa, Yizhe Yin and Takayuki Oosumi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:68

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  21. Iturin A with cyclic peptide and fatty acid chain isolated from Bacillus subtilis fermentation shows a variety of biological activities. Among them, the anticancer activity attracted much attention. However, the ...

    Authors: Haobin Zhao, Lu Yan, Ling Guo, Hui Sun, Qingsheng Huang, Dongyan Shao, Chunmei Jiang and Junling Shi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:67

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  22. 4-Hydroxyisoleucine (4-HIL) is a promising drug for treating diabetes. In our previous study, 4-HIL was synthesized from self-produced L-isoleucine (Ile) in Corynebacterium glutamicum by expressing an Ile dioxyge...

    Authors: Xinping Yu, Feng Shi, Haiyan Liu, Shuyu Tan and Yongfu Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:66

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  23. Helicobacter pylori infection can cause a variety of gastrointestinal diseases. In severe cases, there is a risk of gastric cancer. Antibiotics are often used for clinical treatment of H. pylori infections. Howev...

    Authors: Dengyuan Xu, Shanshan Zhao, Jun Dou, Xiaofeng Xu, Yanyan Zhi and Liangzhu Wen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:63

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  24. The human prolactin antagonist Δ1-11-G129R-hPRL is a 21.9 kDa recombinant protein with 188 amino acids that downregulates the proliferation of a variety of cells expressing prolactin receptors. Periplasmic expres...

    Authors: Miriam F. Suzuki, Larissa A. Almeida, Stephanie A. Pomin, Felipe D. Silva, Renan P. Freire, João E. Oliveira, Regina Affonso, Carlos R. J. Soares and Paolo Bartolini

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:62

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  25. The current study evaluated the anti-cancer properties of bio-functionalized silver nanoparticles fabricated by Juniperus chinensis leaf extracts. The nanoparticles were characterized by scanning electron microsc...

    Authors: Hassan Noorbazargan, Sobhan Amintehrani, Aghigh Dolatabadi, Ainaz Mashayekhi, Nazanin Khayam, Pooria Moulavi, Mohammad Naghizadeh, Amir Mirzaie, Fatmeh Mirzaei rad and Mahsa Kavousi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:61

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  26. Salmonella, as a zoonotic pathogen, has attracted widespread attention worldwide, especially in the transmission between household pets and humans. Therefore, we investigated the epidemic distribution of dog Salm...

    Authors: Cheng Yang, Wangfeng Shao, Lingling Wei, Lingxiao Chen, Aihua Zhu and Zhiming Pan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:60

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  27. Gas fermentation is one of the promising bioprocesses to convert CO2 or syngas to important chemicals. Thermophilic gas fermentation of volatile chemicals has the potential for the development of consolidated bio...

    Authors: Junya Kato, Kaisei Takemura, Setsu Kato, Tatsuya Fujii, Keisuke Wada, Yuki Iwasaki, Yoshiteru Aoi, Akinori Matsushika, Katsuji Murakami and Yutaka Nakashimada

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:59

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  28. The present study aimed at isolation of endophytic basidiomycetous fungi and evaluation of their in-vitro and in-vivo antidiabetic potential. Preliminary screening for in-vitro activity was carried out using α...

    Authors: Avinash Sharma, Rajvir Kaur, Jasleen Kaur, Saweta Garg, Rajbir Bhatti and Amarjeet Kaur

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:58

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  29. A novel approach targeting self-inducible surfactin synthesis under oxygen-limited conditions is presented. Because both the nitrate (NarGHI) and nitrite (NasDE) reductase are highly expressed during anaerobic...

    Authors: Mareen Hoffmann, Alina Braig, Diana Stephanie Fernandez Cano Luna, Katharina Rief, Philipp Becker, Chantal Treinen, Peter Klausmann, Kambiz Morabbi Heravi, Marius Henkel, Lars Lilge and Rudolf Hausmann

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:57

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  30. GATA transcription factors (TFs) are involved in the regulation of growth processes and various environmental stresses. Although GATA TFs involved in abiotic stress in plants and some fungi have been analyzed,...

    Authors: Chunmiao Jiang, Gongbo Lv, Jinxin Ge, Bin He, Zhe Zhang, Zhihong Hu and Bin Zeng

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:56

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  31. Cyanophycin (multi-l-arginyl-poly-l-aspartic acid; also known as cyanophycin grana peptide [CGP]) is a biopolymer that could be used in various fields, for example, as a potential precursor for the synthesis of p...

    Authors: Ramona Wördemann, Lars Wiefel, Volker F. Wendisch and Alexander Steinbüchel

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:55

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  32. Honeybee venom (Apitoxin, BV), a secretion substance expelled from the venom gland of bees, has being reported as antimicrobial against various bacterial species; however, the mechanism of action remains uncha...

    Authors: Izlem Haktanir, Maria Masoura, Fani Th Mantzouridou and Konstantinos Gkatzionis

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:54

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  33. Serratiopeptidase is a proteolytic enzyme extensively used as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug. Present work reports a thermoactive serratiopeptidase from Serratia marcescens AD-W2, a soil isolate from the...

    Authors: Devtulya Chander, Jasmine Kour Khosla, Diksha Koul, Md. Mehedi Hossain, Mohd Jamal Dar and Asha Chaubey

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:53

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    The Correction to this article has been published in AMB Express 2021 11:64

  34. Microbe-mediated ammonia oxidation is a key process in soil nitrogen cycle. However, the effect of maize straw mulching on the ammonia oxidizers in the alkaline purple soil remains largely unknown. A three-yea...

    Authors: Songhe Chen, Rencai Gao, Xiaoling Xiang, Hongkun Yang, Hongliang Ma, Ting Zheng, Yun Xiao, Xue Zhang, Han Li, Gaoqiong Fan and Yang Yu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:52

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  35. The application of green synthesis in nanotechnology is growing day by day. It’s a safe and eco-friendly alternative to conventional methods. The current research aimed to study raw royal jelly’s potential in ...

    Authors: Susanna Gevorgyan, Robin Schubert, Mkrtich Yeranosyan, Lilit Gabrielyan, Armen Trchounian, Kristina Lorenzen and Karen Trchounian

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:51

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  36. Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus often lead to serious lung infections. This study aimed to investigate the role of S. aureus in the expression of the β-lactamase enzymes and virulence factors of

    Authors: Sanaz Dehbashi, Mohammad Yousef Alikhani, Hamed Tahmasebi and Mohammad Reza Arabestani

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:50

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  37. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and its biofilm infection were considered as one of the main international health issues. There are still many challenges for treatment using traditional antibio...

    Authors: Zhou Jiale, Jiao Jian, Tan Xinyi, Xie Haoji, Huang Xueqin and Wang Xiao

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:49

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  38. The production of peptides as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) by recombinant technologies is of emerging interest. A reliable production platform, however, is still missing due the inherent characteri...

    Authors: Bach-Ngan Nguyen, Florian Tieves, Thomas Rohr, Hilke Wobst, Felix S. Schöpf, Jóse D. Montoya Solano, Julia Schneider, Janpeter Stock, Andreas Uhde, Thomas Kalthoff, Karl Erich Jaeger, Lutz Schmitt and Christian Schwarz

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:48

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  39. ω-Transaminases’ (ω-TAs) importance for synthesizing chiral amines led to the development of different methods to quickly identify and characterize new sources of these enzymes. Here we describe the optimizati...

    Authors: Najme Gord Noshahri, Jamshid Fooladi, Ulrike Engel, Delphine Muller, Michaela Kugel, Pascal Gorenflo, Christoph Syldatk and Jens Rudat

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:46

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  40. Cheddar cheese proteolysis were accelerated employing Penicillium candidum PCA1/TT031 protease into cheese curd. In the present study, several of the significant factors such as protease purification factor (PF),...

    Authors: Amaal Mohammed Alhelli, Nameer Khairulla Mohammed, Eilaf Suliman Khalil and Anis Shobirin Meor Hussin

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:45

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  41. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) F4ac is a major constraint to the development of the pig industry, which is causing newborn and post-weaning piglets diarrhea. Previous studies proved that FaeG is the majo...

    Authors: Pengpeng Xia, Yunping Wu, Siqi Lian, Guomei Quan, Yiting Wang and Guoqiang Zhu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:44

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  42. Neem is a medicinal plant used as antimalarial, antibacterial, antiviral, insecticide, and antimicrobial drug. This study aimed to investigate and predict the effect of yeast extract and sampling time on cell ...

    Authors: Reza Farjaminezhad and Ghasemali Garoosi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:43

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  43. The impact of biomass morphology and culture conditions on fungal fermentation was widely reviewed in the literature. In this work, we presented three independent experiments in order to evaluate the influence...

    Authors: Hebe Natalia Salvatierra, Erika Lucía Regner, Mario Domingo Baigorí and Licia María Pera

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:42

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  44. 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

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