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  1. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  7. 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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  8. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  9. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  11. 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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  12. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  14. 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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  15. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  21. 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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  22. 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

    Content type: Original article

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  23. 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

  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. The present study was conducted to investigate effects of Bacillus subtilis on growth performance, serum parameters, digestive enzymes, intestinal morphology, and colonic microbiota in piglets. A total of 72 pigl...

    Authors: Bo Deng, Jie Wu, Xiaohui Li, Cheng Zhang, Xiaoming Men and Ziwei Xu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:212

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  30. β-poly(l-malic acid) (PMLA) is a water-soluble biopolymer used in medicine, food, and other industries. However, the low level of PMLA biosynthesis in microorganisms limits its further application in the biotechn...

    Authors: Genan Wang, Bingyi Shi, Pan Zhang, Tingbin Zhao, Haisong Yin and Changsheng Qiao

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:211

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  31. COVID-19 pandemic has almost made hand sanitization a ritual resulting in a steep increase in the frequency of hand sanitization and an unprecedented surge in demand for hand sanitizers. In fact, several gover...

    Authors: Acharya Balkrishna, Kanchan Singh, Hoshiyar Singh, Swati Haldar and Anurag Varshney

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:210

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

    Authors: Ayomi Dilhari, Asanga Sampath, Chinthika Gunasekara, Neluka Fernando, Deepaka Weerasekara, Chris Sissons, Andrew McBain and Manjula Weerasekera

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:209

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in AMB Express 2017 7:179

  33. The search for effective and bioactive antimicrobial molecules to  encounter the medical need for new antibiotics is an encouraging area of research. Plant defensins are small cationic, cysteine-rich peptides ...

    Authors: Najla Amin T. Al Kashgry, Hussein H. Abulreesh, Iman A. El-Sheikh, Yaser A. Almaroai, Reda Salem, Ismail Mohamed, Fatma R. Waly, Gamal Osman and Mahmoud S. M. Mohamed

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:208

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  34. Salmonella spp. is a high-risk bacterial pathogen that is monitored in imported animal-derived feedstuffs. Serratia fonticola is the bacterial species most frequently confused with Salmonella spp. in traditional ...

    Authors: Jinghua Ruan, Wujun Wang, Tiyin Zhang, Teng Zheng, Jing Zheng, Shiyu Yu, Daojin Yu and Yifan Huang

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:207

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  35. The current study prospects the antimicrobial potential of an endophytic fungus Chaetomium globosum which showed a wide spectrum antimicrobial activity against the tested pathogenic microorganisms. This is appare...

    Authors: Navdeep Kaur and Daljit Singh Arora

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:206

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  36. This paper studied the inhibitory effects of dithiocyano-methane (DM) on the glucose decomposition pathway in the respiratory metabolism of Escherichia coli. We investigated the effects of DM on the activities of...

    Authors: Yanfeng Chen, Wenjie Ke, Huabin Qin, Siwei Chen, Limei Qin, Ying Yang, Hui Yu and Yuansheng Tan

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:205

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  37. Antimicrobial peptides have been attracting increasing attention for their multiple beneficial effects. In present study, a novel AMP with a molecular weight of 1875.5 Da, was identified from the genome of Lactob...

    Authors: Jun-Fang He, Du-Xin Jin, Xue-Gang Luo and Tong-Cun Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:204

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  38. Linum usitatissimum is a candidate as a remedy to treat prostate problems in some folklore medicines. In this study, we have reported the phenolic and flavonoid constituents, antioxidant activity, and potential o...

    Authors: Xin Zhou, Ningou Huang, Wenxin Chen, Tang Xiaoling, Behnam Mahdavi, Amir Raoofi, Davood Mahdian and Hadi Atabati

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:203

    Content type: Original article

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  39. The precipitous drop in the cost of genomic sequencing and the concomitant availability of computational methods for comparing genome-level data has made the accurate taxonomic placement of bacteria affordable...

    Authors: Alisha M. Harrison and Scott D. Soby

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:202

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  40. Rhamnolipids are important biosurfactants for application in bioremediation, enhanced oil recovery, pharmaceutical, and detergent industry. In this study, rhamnolipids extracted from P. aeruginosa P6 were charact...

    Authors: Ghadir S. El-Housseiny, Khaled M. Aboshanab, Mohammad M. Aboulwafa and Nadia A. Hassouna

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:201

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  41. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is an important forage legume in farming and animal husbandry systems. This study assessed the effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) ...

    Authors: Junying Liu, Xuanshuai Liu, Qianbing Zhang, Shengyi Li, Yanliang Sun, Weihua Lu and Chunhui Ma

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:200

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  42. Bacteria promoters along with operators are crucial elements in the control of gene expression in microbes in response to environmental stress changes. A genome-wide promoter DNA regulatory library is in deman...

    Authors: Xianqiang Li, Xin Jiang, Meiying Xu, Yun Fang, Yan Wang, Guoping Sun and Jun Guo

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:199

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  43. The damages observed in Tunisian citrus orchards have prompted studies on the Pseudomonas spp. responsible for blast and black pit. Prospective orchards between 2015 and 2017 showed that the diseases rapidly spre...

    Authors: Maroua Oueslati, Magdalena Mulet, Mohamed Zouaoui, Charlotte Chandeysson, Jorge Lalucat, Mohamed Rabeh Hajlaoui, Odile Berge, Elena García-Valdés and Najla Sadfi-Zouaoui

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:198

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  44. This study investigated the effects of substitution of whole corn silage (WCS) with Broussonetia papyrifera silage (BPS) in different ratios on the serum indicators, hindgut fermentation parameters (pH, ammoniaca...

    Authors: Hanchen Tian, Yiye Chen, Ni Zhu, Yongqing Guo, Ming Deng, Guangbin Liu, Yaokun Li, Dewu Liu and Baoli Sun

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:197

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  45. Hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitane (CL-20) is a compound with a polycyclic cage and an N-nitro group that has been shown to play an unfavorable role in environmental fate, biosafety, and physical health. The aim of...

    Authors: Zhiyong Liu, Kai Dang, Cunzhi Li, Junhong Gao, Hong Wang, Yongchao Gao, Bin Zhao, Peng Fan and Airong Qian

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:196

    Content type: Original article

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  46. Streptococcus suis serotype 2 (SS2) is a serious zoonotic pathogen; it can lead to symptoms of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) in humans and sepsis in pigs, and poses a great threat to public health. Th...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Pei, Junchi Liu, Mingxing Liu, Hong Zhou, Xiaomin Wang and Hongjie Fan

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:195

    Content type: Original article

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