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1. The role of Ulva fasciata in the evolution of the microbial community and antibiotic resistance genes in maricultural sediments.

This study explored changes in the microbial community and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in maricultural clam sediment after 3-month co-culture with different densities (0, 5 and 12 g L-1) of seaweed Ulva fasciata (U. fasciata). The maximum removal rates of NO3--N, PO43--P, and inhibition of ...

Author(s) : Luo YuQin; Feng LiJuan; Yang GuangFeng; Mu Jun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.163

2. A broad-spectrum sensing strategy for the tetracycline family of antibiotics based on an ovalbumin-stabilized gold nanocluster and its application in a pump-free microfluidic sensing platform.

With increasing concerns related to the abuse of antibiotics in livestock production worldwide, simple and rapid screening methods for monitoring antibiotics in animal-derived foods are highly desirable. In this study, we propose a facile synthesis strategy for gold nanoclusters (AuNCs) exhibiting...

Author(s) : Zhang FuYuan; Liu MinXuan; Liu RuoBing; Li Jian; Sang YaXin; Tang YiWei; Wang XiangHong; Wang Shuo

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2021 Vol.171 ref.27

3. Assessing antibiotic residues in piglet liver and kidney samples: how to manage the results obtained.

The use of antibiotics in livestock production has become a common practice. In the EU, the use of antibiotics as growth promoters is forbidden. However, the (mis)use of antibiotics may lead to antimicrobial resistance, which adversely affects humans, animals and the environment. Thus, the present...

Author(s) : Gamboa-Cruz, C.; Barros, S.; Pouca, A. S. V.; Barbosa, J.; Freitas, A.; Ramos, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2021 Vol.122

4. Draft genome sequences of 19 clinical isolates of Candida auris from Hong Kong.

Candida auris is an emerging human pathogen associated with multidrug resistance and nosocomial outbreaks. We report the draft genome sequences of 19 C. auris isolates that were associated with a cluster of cases in a hospital in Hong Kong.

Author(s) : Tse, H.; Tsang, A. K. L.; Chu YiuWai; Tsang, D. N. C.

Publisher : American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA

Journal article : Microbiology Resource Announcements 2021 Vol.10 No.1 ref.11

5. Changes and distributions of antibiotic resistance genes in liquid and solid fractions in mesophilic and thermophilic anaerobic digestion of dairy manure.

This study mainly explored the changes and distributions of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in liquid fraction (LF) and solid fraction (SF) in anaerobic digestion (AD) of dairy manure. After mesophilic and thermophilic AD, the copy numbers of ARGs in LF decreased by 0.06-1.80 logs while those in ...

Author(s) : Zhang QiuPing; Xu JiFei; Wang XiuJun; Zhu WenBo; Pang XiaoKe; Zhao Ji

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

6. Application of plasma-activated water (PAW) for mitigating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on cooked chicken surface.

In recent years, antibiotic resistance has been a potential risk to public health. Cold plasma is an emerging non-thermal technology in food industry. Plasma-activated water (PAW) has been proposed as a novel chlorine-free disinfectant for food products in last decade. In this study, we employed...

Author(s) : Wang Jun; Han RongWei; Liao XinYu; Ding Tian

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : LWT - Food Science and Technology 2021 Vol.137

7. Changes in antimicrobial activity and resistance of antibiotics in meat patties during in vitro human digestion.

We aimed to determine changes in the antimicrobial activity of penicillin, cephalosporin, tetracycline, and ofloxacin present in patties cooked at 150, 200, or 250°C, at different stages of in vitro human digestion, over Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus...

Author(s) : Lee SeungYun; Lee DaYoung; Kang HeaJin; Kang JiHyeop; Hur SunJin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : LWT - Food Science and Technology 2021 Vol.137

8. Fitness cost of imidacloprid resistance in the cotton-staining bug, Dysdercus koenigii.

Dysdercus koenigii, a serious cotton-staining insect pest in many countries, has shown high resistance to imidacloprid, a systemic neonicotinoid insecticide used to control sap-sucking pests. With the aim of creating an effective management strategy, the biological traits of susceptible (SS) and...

Author(s) : Rabia Saeed; Naeem Abbas; Hafez, A. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.265

9. Differential regulation and the underlying mechanisms of clay minerals to Escherichia coli under the stress of polymyxin B: comparing halloysite with kaolinite.

The reuse of polymyxin B (PMB) has attracted extensive attention. Although the resistance mechanism to PMB is clear, there are few reports on the regulation mechanisms and effects of clay minerals on bacteria induced by PMB. The focus of this study is to investigate the multidrug resistance, cell...

Author(s) : Liu JuAn; Wu PingXiao; Wang Fang; Niu WenChao; Ahmed, Z.; Chen MeiQing; Lu GuiNing; Dang Zhi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.265

10. Genital infection by Aerococcus viridans in a captive African elephant (Loxodonta africana).

Aerococcus viridans is an emerging pathogen for humans and livestock animals, mainly associated with genitourinary infections cases. Its occurrence in wild mammals has never been reported. The aim of this study was to determine the etiological agent associated with clinical a case of a genital...

Author(s) : Colombo, S. A.; Silva, B. A.; Gómez, S. Y. M.; Lima Santos, R. de; Tinoco, H. P.; Coelho, C. M.; Teixera, J. P.; Leal, C. A. G.

Publisher : Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil

Journal article : Ciência Rural 2021 Vol.51 No.1 ref.27

11. Residues of glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) in genetically modified glyphosate tolerant soybean, corn and cotton crops.

Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum herbicide capable of controlling a wide range of weed. It uses could cause the occurrence of residues in conventional or genetically modified crops. For this purpose, grains (soybean and corn) and cotton seeds were sampled from commercial areas in 2012/2013 to...

Author(s) : Rodrigues, N. R.; Ferreira Souza, A. P. de; Morais, P. P. P.; Braga, D. P. V.; Crivellari, A. C.; Favoretto, L. R. G.; Berger, G. U.

Publisher : Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil

Journal article : Ciência Rural 2021 Vol.51 No.1 ref.23

12. The inhibitory effect of human beta-defensin-3 on Candida glabrata isolated from patients with candidiasis.

Candida glabrata is a common non-albicans Candida species found in patients with candidiasis and it sometimes develops antifungal resistance. Human beta-defensin-3 (hBD-3) is an antimicrobial peptide of immune system active against various types of microbes including Candida spp. This study...

Author(s) : Inthanachai, T.; Thammahong, A.; Edwards, S. W.; Virakul, S.; Kiatsurayanon, C.; Chiewchengchol, D.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Immunological Investigations - A Journal of Molecular and Cellular Immunology 2021 Vol.50 No.1 pp.80-91 ref.37

13. Antimicrobial activity of peptides extracted from camels' blood neutrophils against some pathogenic bacteria.

The aim of the current research was to isolate and purify antimicrobial cationic peptides (Amps) taken from camel blood and to study its antibacterial activity against some multidrug-resistant pathogenic bacteria Salmonella typhimurium, Bacillus subtilis. The results showed the possibility of...

Author(s) : Mahmood, M. A.; Essa, M. A.

Publisher : College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq

Journal article : Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.33-37 ref.26

14. Compositional differences in hybrids between protoporphyrinogen IX oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide-resistant transgenic rice and weedy rice accessions.

We characterized the metabolites in grains of transgenic protoporphyrinogen IX oxidase-inhibiting herbicide-resistant rice and weedy accessions using GC-MS and examined whether the chemical composition of their hybrids differed from that of the parents. We found that the metabolite profiles of...

Author(s) : Nam KyongHee; Kim DoYoung; Pack InSoon; Kim ChangGi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.344

15. Azole derivatives with naphthalene showing potent antifungal effects against planktonic and biofilm forms of Candida spp.: an in vitro and in silico study.

Candida infections pose a serious public health threat due to increasing drug resistance. Azoles are first-line antifungal drugs for fungal infections. In this study, we tested an in-house azole collection incorporating naphthalene ring to find hits against planktonic and biofilm forms of resistant ...

Author(s) : Sari, S.; Koçak, E.; Kart, D.; Özdemir, Z.; Acar, M. F.; Sayoglu, B.; Karakurt, A.; Dalkara, S.

Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland

Journal article : International Microbiology 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.93-102 ref.47

16. Isolation of Serratia fonticola producing FONA, a minor extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL), from imported chicken meat in Japan.

Five novel strains of Serratia fonticola that produce FONA, a minor extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL), were isolated during routine surveillance of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in imported chicken meat in Japan in 2017 and 2018. These strains exhibited a clear ESBL phenotype in...

Author(s) : Tanimoto, K.; Nomura, T.; Hashimoto, Y.; Hirakawa, H.; Watanabe, H.; Tomita, H.

Publisher : National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases 2021 Vol.74 No.1 pp.79-81 ref.13

17. Possible dissemination of a panton-valentine leukocidin-positive livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 clone in Tokyo, Japan.

In the last decade, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been identified in livestock animals, such as swine, poultry, and veal calves, and has been termed livestock-associated MRSA (LA-MRSA). LA-MRSA sequence type (ST) 398 strains can effectively infect and colonize humans, with...

Author(s) : Nakaminami, H.; Kawasaki, H.; Takadama, S.; Kaneko, H.; Suzuki, Y.; Maruyama, H.; Noguchi, N.

Publisher : National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases 2021 Vol.74 No.1 pp.82-84 ref.15

18. Simulating HIV breakthrough and resistance development during variable adherence to antiretroviral treatment.

Background: Barriers to lifelong HIV-1 suppression by antiretrovirals include poor adherence and drug resistance; regimens with higher tolerance to missed doses (forgiveness) would be beneficial to patients. To model short-term nonadherence, in vitro experiments monitoring viral breakthrough (VB)...

Author(s) : Mulato, A.; Acosta, R.; Chang, S.; Martin, R.; Yant, S. R.; Cihlar, T.; White, K.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : JAIDS, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2021 Vol.86 No.3 pp.369-377

19. Boosting the antibacterial activity of chitosan-gold nanoparticles against antibiotic-resistant bacteria by Punicagranatum L. extract.

The present work describes the synthesis of a new series of chitosan-gold hybrid nanoparticles (CS-AuNPs) for the delivery of Punicagranatum L. extract (PE). It proposes CS and PE as reducing agents for gold ions in aqueous solution. The effect of PE on the physicochemical properties of the...

Author(s) : Hussein, M. A. M.; Grinholc, M.; Dena, A. S. A.; El-Sherbiny, I. M.; Megahed, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2021 Vol.256

21. Coexistence and characterization of Tet(X5) and NDM-3 in the MDR-Acinetobacter indicus of duck origin.

Tigecycline and carbapenem are last-resort antibiotics for serious infections caused by pathogens with multi-drug resistance (MDR). Whereas, bacterial pathogens with co-resistance to tigecycline and carbapenem are poorly addressed. Here we report a tigecycline- and carbapenem-resistant ...

Author(s) : Tang Biao; Yang Hua; Jia Xu; Feng YouJun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Microbial Pathogenesis 2021 Vol.150

22. Fitness costs of pesticide resistance in Hyalella azteca under future climate change scenarios.

Global climate change continues to cause alterations in environmental conditions which can be detrimental to aquatic ecosystem health. The development of pesticide resistance in organisms such as Hyalella azteca can lead to increased susceptibility to environmental change. This research provides a...

Author(s) : Fulton, C. A.; Huff Hartz, K. E.; Fuller, N. W.; Kent, L. N.; Anzalone, S. E.; Miller, T. M.; Connon, R. E.; Poynton, H. P.; Lydy, M. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.753

23. Artemisinin activity in red blood cells from anemic children.

Artemisinin combination therapies are the current frontline therapy for falciparum malaria. Artemisinin is activated by heme iron, and the consequent production of reactive oxygen species and carbon-centered radicals results in rapid parasite clearance. Red blood cells (RBCs) from anemic...

Author(s) : Joof, F.; Goheen, M. M.; Cerami, C.

Publisher : American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA

Journal article : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2021 Vol.104 No.1 pp.271-275 ref.36

24. Does lipid stress affect performance, fate of antibiotic resistance genes and microbial dynamics during anaerobic digestion of food waste?

The dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in food waste (FW) disposal can pose severe threats to public health. Lipid is a primary composition in FW, while whether lipid stress can affect ARGs dynamics during anaerobic digestion (AD) process of FW is uncertain. This study focused on...

Author(s) : Ma JiaYing; Wang PanLiang; Gu WenChao; Su YingLong; Wei HuaWei; Xie Bing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.756

25. Expression of genes related to the mechanism of resistance of Conyza sumatrensis to glyphosate.

The elucidation of the resistance mechanism of weeds to herbicides is important for management practices. The objective of this work was to investigate the resistance mechanism of glyphosate - resistant C. sumatrensis biotypes by determining the expression l evels of the constitutive gene epsps and ...

Author(s) : Schneider, T.; Rizzardi, M. A.; Grando, M. F.; Ceccon, C. C.; Nunes, A. L.; Didone, D.

Publisher : Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil

Journal article : Acta Scientiarum - Agronomy 2021 Vol.43 No.e44824 ref.20


Salmonella typhimurium, Bacillus subtilis. The results showed the possibility of...

Author(s) : Mahmood, M. A.; Essa, M. A.

Publisher : College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq

Journal article : Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.33-37 ref.26

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14. Compositional differences in hybrids between protoporphyrinogen IX oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide-resistant transgenic rice and weedy rice accessions.

We characterized the metabolites in grains of transgenic protoporphyrinogen IX oxidase-inhibiting herbicide-resistant rice and weedy accessions using GC-MS and examined whether the chemical composition of their hybrids differed from that of the parents. We found that the metabolite profiles of...

Author(s) : Nam KyongHee; Kim DoYoung; Pack InSoon; Kim ChangGi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.344

15. Azole derivatives with naphthalene showing potent antifungal effects against planktonic and biofilm forms of Candida spp.: an in vitro and in silico study.

Candida infections pose a serious public health threat due to increasing drug resistance. Azoles are first-line antifungal drugs for fungal infections. In this study, we tested an in-house azole collection incorporating naphthalene ring to find hits against planktonic and biofilm forms of resistant ...

Author(s) : Sari, S.; Koçak, E.; Kart, D.; Özdemir, Z.; Acar, M. F.; Sayoglu, B.; Karakurt, A.; Dalkara, S.

Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland

Journal article : International Microbiology 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.93-102 ref.47

16. Isolation of Serratia fonticola producing FONA, a minor extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL), from imported chicken meat in Japan.

Five novel strains of Serratia fonticola that produce FONA, a minor extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL), were isolated during routine surveillance of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in imported chicken meat in Japan in 2017 and 2018. These strains exhibited a clear ESBL phenotype in...

Author(s) : Tanimoto, K.; Nomura, T.; Hashimoto, Y.; Hirakawa, H.; Watanabe, H.; Tomita, H.

Publisher : National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases 2021 Vol.74 No.1 pp.79-81 ref.13

17. Possible dissemination of a panton-valentine leukocidin-positive livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 clone in Tokyo, Japan.

In the last decade, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been identified in livestock animals, such as swine, poultry, and veal calves, and has been termed livestock-associated MRSA (LA-MRSA). LA-MRSA sequence type (ST) 398 strains can effectively infect and colonize humans, with...

Author(s) : Nakaminami, H.; Kawasaki, H.; Takadama, S.; Kaneko, H.; Suzuki, Y.; Maruyama, H.; Noguchi, N.

Publisher : National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases 2021 Vol.74 No.1 pp.82-84 ref.15

18. Simulating HIV breakthrough and resistance development during variable adherence to antiretroviral treatment.

Background: Barriers to lifelong HIV-1 suppression by antiretrovirals include poor adherence and drug resistance; regimens with higher tolerance to missed doses (forgiveness) would be beneficial to patients. To model short-term nonadherence, in vitro experiments monitoring viral breakthrough (VB)...

Author(s) : Mulato, A.; Acosta, R.; Chang, S.; Martin, R.; Yant, S. R.; Cihlar, T.; White, K.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : JAIDS, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2021 Vol.86 No.3 pp.369-377

19. Boosting the antibacterial activity of chitosan-gold nanoparticles against antibiotic-resistant bacteria by Punicagranatum L. extract.

The present work describes the synthesis of a new series of chitosan-gold hybrid nanoparticles (CS-AuNPs) for the delivery of Punicagranatum L. extract (PE). It proposes CS and PE as reducing agents for gold ions in aqueous solution. The effect of PE on the physicochemical properties of the...

Author(s) : Hussein, M. A. M.; Grinholc, M.; Dena, A. S. A.; El-Sherbiny, I. M.; Megahed, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2021 Vol.256

20. Whole-genome and targeted-amplicon sequencing of fluconazole-susceptible and -resistant Candida parapsilosis isolates from Kuwait reveals a previously undescribed N1132D polymorphism in CDR1.

Author(s) : Asadzadeh, M.; Dashti, M.; Ahmad, S.; Alfouzan, W.; Alameer, A.

Publisher : American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA

Correspondence : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2021 Vol.65 No.2

21. Coexistence and characterization of Tet(X5) and NDM-3 in the MDR-Acinetobacter indicus of duck origin.

Tigecycline and carbapenem are last-resort antibiotics for serious infections caused by pathogens with multi-drug resistance (MDR). Whereas, bacterial pathogens with co-resistance to tigecycline and carbapenem are poorly addressed. Here we report a tigecycline- and carbapenem-resistant ...

Author(s) : Tang Biao; Yang Hua; Jia Xu; Feng YouJun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Microbial Pathogenesis 2021 Vol.150

22. Fitness costs of pesticide resistance in Hyalella azteca under future climate change scenarios.

Global climate change continues to cause alterations in environmental conditions which can be detrimental to aquatic ecosystem health. The development of pesticide resistance in organisms such as Hyalella azteca can lead to increased susceptibility to environmental change. This research provides a...

Author(s) : Fulton, C. A.; Huff Hartz, K. E.; Fuller, N. W.; Kent, L. N.; Anzalone, S. E.; Miller, T. M.; Connon, R. E.; Poynton, H. P.; Lydy, M. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.753

23. Artemisinin activity in red blood cells from anemic children.

Artemisinin combination therapies are the current frontline therapy for falciparum malaria. Artemisinin is activated by heme iron, and the consequent production of reactive oxygen species and carbon-centered radicals results in rapid parasite clearance. Red blood cells (RBCs) from anemic...

Author(s) : Joof, F.; Goheen, M. M.; Cerami, C.

Publisher : American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA

Journal article : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2021 Vol.104 No.1 pp.271-275 ref.36

24. Does lipid stress affect performance, fate of antibiotic resistance genes and microbial dynamics during anaerobic digestion of food waste?

The dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in food waste (FW) disposal can pose severe threats to public health. Lipid is a primary composition in FW, while whether lipid stress can affect ARGs dynamics during anaerobic digestion (AD) process of FW is uncertain. This study focused on...

Author(s) : Ma JiaYing; Wang PanLiang; Gu WenChao; Su YingLong; Wei HuaWei; Xie Bing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.756

25. Expression of genes related to the mechanism of resistance of Conyza sumatrensis to glyphosate.

The elucidation of the resistance mechanism of weeds to herbicides is important for management practices. The objective of this work was to investigate the resistance mechanism of glyphosate - resistant C. sumatrensis biotypes by determining the expression l evels of the constitutive gene epsps and ...

Author(s) : Schneider, T.; Rizzardi, M. A.; Grando, M. F.; Ceccon, C. C.; Nunes, A. L.; Didone, D.

Publisher : Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil

Journal article : Acta Scientiarum - Agronomy 2021 Vol.43 No.e44824 ref.20