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  1. Despite of a growing number of bacterial species that apparently exhibit intrinsic tumor-targeting properties, no bacterium is able to inhibit tumor growth completely in the immunocompetent hosts, due to its p...

    Authors: Lei Shi, Bin Yu, Chun-Hui Cai and Jian-Dong Huang
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:56
  2. Cadmium resistant bacterium, isolated from industrial wastewater, was characterized as Salmonella enterica 43C on the basis of biochemical and 16S rRNA ribotyping. It is first ever reported S. enterica 43C bared ...

    Authors: Zaman Khan, Abdul Rehman, Syed Z. Hussain, Muhammad A. Nisar, Soumble Zulfiqar and Abdul R. Shakoori
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:54
  3. Commercial biogas production takes place by complex microbial communities enclosed in controlled “technical ecosystems”. Once established, the communities tend to be resilient towards disturbances, although th...

    Authors: Nicolas Weithmann, Alfons Rupert Weig and Ruth Freitag
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:53
  4. Kinetics of a recombinant uridine diphosphate-glucose: sterol glycosyltransferase from Micromonospora rhodorangea ATCC 27932 (MrSGT) were studied using a number of sterols (including phytosterols) as glycosyl acc...

    Authors: Nguyen Huu Hoang, Nguyen Lan Huong, Byul Kim and Je Won Park
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:52
  5. Lignocellulosic hydrolysates used for bioethanol production contain a mixture of sugars, with xylose being the second most abundant after glucose. Since xylose is not a natural substrate for Saccharomyces cerevis...

    Authors: Wei-Yi Zeng, Yue-Qin Tang, Min Gou, Zi-Yuan Xia and Kenji Kida
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:51
  6. Recent studies suggest that nitric oxide donors capable of manipulating nitric oxide-mediated signaling in bacteria could induce dispersal of biofilms. Encased in extracellular polymeric substances, human and ...

    Authors: Massimiliano Marvasi, Ian A. Durie, Tania Henríquez, Aiste Satkute, Marta Matuszewska and Raphael Carvalho Prado
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:49
  7. Market demands for monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are steadily increasing worldwide. As a result, production processes using Chinese hamster ovary cells (CHO) are in the focus of ongoing intensification studies ...

    Authors: Andres Sánchez-Kopper, Max Becker, Jennifer Pfizenmaier, Christian Kessler, Andreas Karau and Ralf Takors
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:48
  8. Agave (Agave tequilana Weber var. azul) fermentations are traditionally carried out employing batch systems in the process of tequila manufacturing; nevertheless, continuous cultures could be an attractive techno...

    Authors: Guillermo Hernández-Cortés, Juan Octavio Valle-Rodríguez, Enrique J. Herrera-López, Dulce María Díaz-Montaño, Yolanda González-García, Héctor B. Escalona-Buendía and Jesús Córdova
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:47
  9. Tannase (tannin acyl hydrolase E.C is an inducible, largely extracellular enzyme that causes the hydrolysis of ester and depside bonds present in various substrates. Large scale industrial applicatio...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar, Amrinder Singh, Vikas Beniwal and Raj Kumar Salar
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:46
  10. Sake yeasts belong to the budding yeast species Saccharomyces cerevisiae and have high fermentation activity and ethanol production. Although the traditional crossbreeding of sake yeasts is a time-consuming and i...

    Authors: Nobuo Fukuda, Misato Kaishima, Jun Ishii, Akihiko Kondo and Shinya Honda
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:45
  11. P-limitation in enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) systems fed with acetate, has generally been considered as a condition leading to enrichment of organisms of the genotype’ Candidatus Competibacter ph...

    Authors: L. Welles, C. M. Lopez-Vazquez, C. M. Hooijmans, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht and D. Brdjanovic
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:44
  12. Penicillium purpurogenum is the fungus that produces an azaphilone pigment. However, details about the pigment biosynthesis pathway are unknown. The violet pigment PP-V is the one of the ...

    Authors: Ryo Kojima, Teppei Arai, Hiroshi Matsufuji, Takafumi Kasumi, Taisuke Watanabe and Jun Ogihara
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:43
  13. The Bacillus strain (CCUG 66887) has a high capacity to excrete keratinase with the ability to degrade both alpha- and beta keratin. In this study we aimed to show the characteristics of the keratinolytic proteas...

    Authors: Soltana Fellahi, Abdelwaheb Chibani, Elisabeth Feuk-Lagerstedt and Mohammad J. Taherzadeh
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:42
  14. Respiratory infections by bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality among cystic fibrosis patients, highlighting the need for novel therapeutic strate...

    Authors: Sílvia A. Sousa, Mostafa Morad, Joana R. Feliciano, Tiago Pita, Soad Nady, Rehab E. El-Hennamy, Mona Abdel-Rahman, José Cavaco, Luísa Pereira, Celeste Barreto and Jorge H. Leitão
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:41
  15. Sponges are primitive metazoans that are known to harbour diverse and abundant microbes. All over the world attempts are being made to exploit these microbes for their biotechnological potential to produce, bi...

    Authors: Swapnil Gaikwad, Yogesh S. Shouche and Wasudev N. Gade
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:40
  16. The poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), PHB, accumulating thermophilic strain MW9T, isolated from an aerobic organic waste treatment plant, was characterized by detailed physiological and phylogenetic studies. The strain is...

    Authors: Mohammad H. A. Ibrahim, Liesbeth Lebbe, Anne Willems and Alexander Steinbüchel
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:39
  17. Manure composting has been recognized as an important anthropogenic source of nitrous oxide (N2O) contributing to global warming. However, biochar effect on N2O emissions from manure composting is rarely evaluate...

    Authors: Shuqing Li, Lina Song, Yaguo Jin, Shuwei Liu, Qirong Shen and Jianwen Zou
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:37
  18. Synthesis of poly-[3-hydroxybutyrate] (PHB) by Cupriavidus necator H16 in batch cultures was evaluated using three biodiesel-derived by-products as the sole carbon sources: waste glycerol (REG-80, refined to 80 %...

    Authors: Parveen K. Sharma, Jilagamazhi Fu, Victor Spicer, Oleg V. Krokhin, Nazim Cicek, Richard Sparling and David B. Levin
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:36
  19. Bacterial lipids have relevant applications in the production of renewable fuels and biobased oleochemicals. The genus Rhodococcus is one of the most relevant lipid producers due to its capability to accumulate t...

    Authors: Ana Rita Castro, Isabel Rocha, Maria Madalena Alves and Maria Alcina Pereira
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:35
  20. Pesticides are used extensively worldwide, which has led to the unwanted contamination of soil and water resources. Former use of the herbicide 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile (dichlobenil) has caused pollution of gr...

    Authors: Nadja Schultz-Jensen, Jens Aamand and Sebastian R. Sørensen
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:33
  21. Her2, which is frequently overexpressed in breast cancer, is one of the most studied tumor-associated antigens for cancer therapy. Anti-HER2 monoclonal antibody, trastuzumab, has achieved significant clinical ...

    Authors: Aifen Li, Jieyu Xing, Li Li, Changhua Zhou, Bin Dong, Ping He, Qing Li and Zhong Wang
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:32
  22. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) containing hydroxyl groups in a side chain were produced in recombinant Escherichia coli JM109 using glycolate as the sole carbon source. The propionate-CoA transferase (pct) gene fro...

    Authors: Chayatip Insomphun, Shingo Kobayashi, Tetsuya Fujiki and Keiji Numata
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:29
  23. Petroselinic acid, a positional isomer of oleic acid, was isolated from the vegetable oil of Coriandrum sativum fruits. This uncommon fatty acid was subsequently used as substrate for sophorolipid fermentation wi...

    Authors: Elisabeth I. P. Delbeke, Jonas Everaert, Evelien Uitterhaegen, Stijn Verweire, Arno Verlee, Thierry Talou, Wim Soetaert, Inge N. A. Van Bogaert and Christian V. Stevens
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:28
  24. Present study highlights an unusual non-fluorescent hydroxamate broad spectrum siderophore (SID EGYII) activity from Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain EGYII DSM 101801, a soil bacterial isolate, along with simple low...

    Authors: Amira M. Embaby, Yasmin Heshmat and Ahmed Hussein
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:26
  25. Marine-derived fungi have been reported as relevant producers of enzymes, which can have different properties in comparison with their terrestrial counterparts. The aim of the present study was to select from ...

    Authors: Juliana A. dos Santos, Juliana M. F. Vieira, Alexandre Videira, Lucas A. Meirelles, André Rodrigues, Marta H. Taniwaki and Lara D. Sette
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:25
  26. Various enzymatic cocktails were produced from two Trichoderma reesei strains, a cellulase hyperproducer strain and a strain with β-glucosidase activity overexpression. By using various carbon sources (lactose, g...

    Authors: Eve Dondelinger, Nathalie Aubry, Fadhel Ben Chaabane, Céline Cohen, Jean Tayeb and Caroline Rémond
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:24
  27. Both dynamic and fed-batch systems have been used for the study of biofilms. Dynamic systems, whose hallmark is the presence of continuous flow, have been considered the most appropriate for the study of the l...

    Authors: Angela França, Virgínia Carvalhais, Manuel Vilanova, Gerald B. Pier and Nuno Cerca
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:23
  28. The alkaliphilic, halophilic bacterium Halomonas sp. KM-1 can utilize both hexose and pentose sugars for the intracellular storage of bioplastic poly-(R)-3-hydroxybutyric acid (PHB) under aerobic conditions. In t...

    Authors: Yoshikazu Kawata, Taku Nishimura, Isao Matsushita and Jun Tsubota
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:22
  29. Arsenic (As) contaminated soils are enriched with arsenotrophic bacteria. The present study analyzes the microbiome and arsenotrophic genes-from As affected soil samples of Bhanga, Charvadrason and Sadarpur of...

    Authors: Santonu Kumar Sanyal, Taslin Jahan Mou, Ram Prosad Chakrabarty, Sirajul Hoque, M. Anwar Hossain and Munawar Sultana
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:21
  30. Manual and automated methods were compared for routine screening of compounds for antimicrobial activity. Automation generally accelerated assays and required less user intervention while producing comparable ...

    Authors: Samuel P. Forry, Megan C. Madonna, Daneli López-Pérez, Nancy J. Lin and Madeleine D. Pasco
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:20
  31. The lignocellulosic fractions of municipal solid waste (MSW) can be used as renewable resources due to the widespread availability, predictable and low pricing and suitability for most conversion technologies....

    Authors: Salvatore Montella, Venkatesh Balan, Leonardo da Costa Sousa, Christa Gunawan, Simona Giacobbe, Olimpia Pepe and Vincenza Faraco
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:18
  32. The bioprospection for cellulase and protease producers is a promise strategy for the discovery of potential biocatalysts for use in hydrolysis of lignocellulosic materials as well as proteic residues. These e...

    Authors: Geomárcia Feitosa da Cruz Ramos, Patricia Locosque Ramos, Michel Rodrigo Zambrano Passarini, Marghuel A. Vieira Silveira, Débora Noma Okamoto, Lilian Caroline Gonçalves de Oliveira, Larissa Vieira Zezzo, Alyne Marem, Rafael Costa Santos Rocha, João Batista da Cruz, Luiz Juliano and Suzan Pantaroto de Vasconcellos
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:17
  33. Influenza A viruses pose significant health and economic threats to humans and animals. Outbreaks of avian influenza virus (AIV) are a liability to the poultry industry and increase the risk for transmission t...

    Authors: Lyndsey M. Linke, Jeffrey Wilusz, Kristy L. Pabilonia, Johannes Fruehauf, Roberta Magnuson, Francisco Olea-Popelka, Joni Triantis, Gabriele Landolt and Mo Salman
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:16
  34. To identify innovative ways for better utilizing flushed dairy manure wastewater, we have assessed the effect of dairy manure and supplementation with synthetic medium on the growth of Chlorella vulgaris. A serie...

    Authors: Jun Shi, Pramod K. Pandey, Annaliese K. Franz, Huiping Deng and Richard Jeannotte
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:15
  35. This study evaluated the effects of a trehalolipid biosurfactant produced by Rhodococcus ruber IEGM 231 on the bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation on the surface of polystyrene microplates. The adhesion of G...

    Authors: Maria S. Kuyukina, Irena B. Ivshina, Irina O. Korshunova, Galina I. Stukova and Anastasiya V. Krivoruchko
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:14
  36. Microbial bioprocessing of lignocellulose to bioethanol still poses challenges in terms of substrate catabolism. The most important challenge is to overcome substrate recalcitrance and to thus reduce the numbe...

    Authors: Shahin S. Ali, Brian Nugent, Ewen Mullins and Fiona M. Doohan
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:13
  37. Deep RNA-Seq profiling, a revolutionary method used for quantifying transcriptional levels, often includes non-specific transcripts from other co-existing organisms in spite of stringent protocols. Using the r...

    Authors: Sandeep Chakraborty, Monica Britton, P. J. Martínez-García and Abhaya M. Dandekar
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:12
  38. Heterologeous production of rhamnolipids in Pseudomonas putida is characterized by advantages of a non-pathogenic host and avoidance of the native quorum sensing regulation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Yet, downstr...

    Authors: Janina Beuker, Anke Steier, Andreas Wittgens, Frank Rosenau, Marius Henkel and Rudolf Hausmann
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:11
  39. Mixotrophic cultivation is a potential approach to produce microalgal biomass that can be used as raw materials for renewable biofuels and animal feed, although using a suitable, cost-effective organic carbon ...

    Authors: Helder Rodrigues Silva, Cassio Egidio Cavenaghi Prete, Freddy Zambrano, Victor Hugo de Mello, Cesar Augusto Tischer and Diva Souza Andrade
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:10
  40. Ustiloxin B, originally isolated from the fungus Ustilaginoidea virens, is a known inhibitor of microtubule assembly. Ustiloxin B is also produced by Aspergillus flavus and is synthesized through the ribosomal p...

    Authors: Akira Yoshimi, Myco Umemura, Nozomi Nagano, Hideaki Koike, Masayuki Machida and Keietsu Abe
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:9
  41. Influenza viruses have periodically caused pandemic due to frequent mutation of viral proteins. Influenza viruses have two major membrane glycoproteins: hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA). Hemagglutinin...

    Authors: Ryosuke Nishioka, Atsushi Satomura, Junki Yamada, Kouichi Kuroda and Mitsuyoshi Ueda
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:8
  42. Cyanobacteria are potential hosts for the biosynthesis of oleochemical compounds. The metabolic precursors for such compounds are fatty acids and their derivatives, which require chemical activation to become ...

    Authors: Danuta Kaczmarzyk, Elton P. Hudson and Martin Fulda
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:7

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