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  1. Microbial fuel cells (MFCs), which use bacterial electron transport mechanisms to generate energy, have become a viable technology for renewable energy production. This review investigates the evolutionary and...

    Authors: Sri Sathya Sandilya Garimella, Sai Vennela Rachakonda, Sai Sowmya Pratapa, Gnana Divya Mannem and Ganesh Mahidhara
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:19
  2. South Africa is known for its great biodiversity. The Agulhas Plain represents one such unique environment where low-gradient topography has resulted in extensive wetland formation. It is fed by two major rive...

    Authors: Alaric Prins, Siphosethu S. Dyani, Jo-Marie Vreulink, Luis A. Maldonado and Marilize Le Roes-Hill
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:18
  3. Hundreds of millions of tons coal fly ash are produced annually to support economic development and industrial production. However, directly applying coal fly ash to agricultural production can decrease the la...

    Authors: Fangze Li, Tianqi Qi, Ge Zhang, Xingjie Lin, Xiaohua Li, Zhenqing Wu, Shuhui Men, Hongchao Liu, Shiwei Zhang and Zhanbin Huang
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:16
  4. It has previously been shown that organic acids produced by Escherichia coli suppress the growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in co-cultures under conditions of glucose excess, due to overflow metabolism. Inactivati...

    Authors: Muhammad Yasir, Nicholas M. Thomson, A. Keith Turner, Mark A. Webber and Ian G. Charles
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:15
  5. The barn owl Tyto alba is a medium-sized nocturnal raptor, predator of small mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects, distributed all over the world. Environmentally uncontaminated wild barn owl pellets are hard an...

    Authors: Claudio Caprari, Antonio Bucci, Fabio Divino, Simone Giovacchini, Enrico Mirone, Pamela Monaco, Giada Perrella, Luca Quaranta, Simone Scalabrino and Giancarlo Ranalli
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:14
  6. Co-culturing is a widely used method to improve bioethanol production from biomass enriched in fermentable sugars. This study aims to produce bioethanol from sugarcane molasses by simultaneous co-fermentation of

    Authors: Estifanos Hawaz, Mesfin Tafesse, Anteneh Tesfaye, Solomon Kiros, Dereje Beyene, Gessesse Kebede, Teun Boekhout, Marizeth Groenwald, Bart Theelen, Ayantu Degefe, Sisay Degu, Alene Admasu, Biru Hunde and Diriba Muleta
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:13
  7. This study evaluates biochar from crop residues as a solution to soil degradation in continuous monoculture within greenhouse agriculture, focusing on its impact on soil microbial communities and cucumber plan...

    Authors: Hengyu Li, Jie Lou, Xiaolu Chen, Yuwei Dou, Dalong Zhang and Min Wei
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:12
  8. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, including Escherichia coli (E. coli), are high-risk waterborne pathogens that pose a vital threat to the general public’s health. Therefore, this study aims to develop alternative a...

    Authors: Reham Fathy, Amal S. Eid, Ali A. Hammad and Salwa A. Abou El-Nour
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:10
  9. Cordyceps fumosorosea is one of the common species within the Cordyceps genus, which are cultured on Periplaneta americana. This study aimed to determine the composition of bioactive compounds, including β-glucan...

    Authors: Tahir Khan, Hou Dong-Hai, Jin-Na Zhou, Yin-Long Yang and Hong Yu
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:9
  10. The ecological interdependence between macroorganisms and their microbial communities promotes stable associations over time, potentially leading to their evolutionary co-diversification. The detection of intr...

    Authors: Guillaume Schwob, Sebastián Rosenfeld, Claudio González-Wevar and Julieta Orlando
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:8
  11. The anaerobic gut bacterium Phocaeicola vulgatus (formerly Bacteroides vulgatus) has a significant role in the human gut microbiome. It can produce bioactive compounds with antimicrobial properties and industrial...

    Authors: Laura Keitel, Katharina Miebach, Lea Rummel, Stanislav Yordanov and Jochen Büchs
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:7
  12. This research was conducted to investigate the potential of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) in protecting organs from heat stress-induced injuries and gut microbiota modulation.

    Authors: Zhan Yang, Chengliang Tang, Xuewei Sun, Zihan Wu, Xiaojing Zhu, Qian Cui, Ruonan Zhang, Xinrui Zhang, Yunxin Su, Yinghua Mao, Chunhui Wang, Feng Zheng and Jin Zhu
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:6
  13. Continuous cropping challenges constrain the development of agriculture. Three main obstacles limit continuous cropping: autotoxicity of plant allelochemicals, deterioration of physicochemical characteristics ...

    Authors: Chunyang Zhang, Shuping Liu, Qingying Guo, Demin Li, Zelin Li, Qinyuan Ma, Hong Liu, Qian Zhao, Hongliang Liu, Zhongfeng Ding, Weihua Gong and Yuhao Gao
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:5
  14. The health of rhizosphere soil microorganisms is an important indicator to evaluate soil quality. Therefore, understanding the response of rhizosphere soil microorganisms to tobacco crop succession is crucial ...

    Authors: Bo Gong, Yi He, Zhenbao Luo, Huawei Peng, Heqing Cai, Yuening Zhu, Jun Bin and Mengjiao Ding
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:4
  15. Lagoons are important natural systems, with attractive favorable conditions for aquaculture production, such as shellfish cultivation. Despite their socio-economic relevance for human activity, information on ...

    Authors: Giulia Zardinoni, Saptarathi Deb, Samathmika Ravi, Lucia Giagnoni, Piergiorgio Fumelli, Alessandra Tondello, Mauro Dacasto, Andrea Squartini, Carlo Spanu, Angela Trocino and Piergiorgio Stevanato
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:3
  16. Excessive copper contaminants are  harmful to soil, microbes, plants and humans and can be remediated by biosorption. Applying biofertilizers to remediate copper-contaminated soil is an environmentally friendl...

    Authors: Haisheng He, Sijia Bao, Yannan Wu and Deli Tong
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:2
  17. The gut microbiota plays a crucial role in regulating the host’s immune responses during aging, which was characterized by a different abundance of bacteria in several age groups.

    Authors: Mansoor Khaledi, Behnam Poureslamfar, Hashem O. Alsaab, Shahrad Tafaghodi, Ahmed Hjazi, Rajesh Singh, Ahmed Hussien Alawadi, Ali Alsaalamy, Qutaiba A. Qasim and Fatemeh Sameni
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2024 74:1
  18. To determine the differences in the microbial communities in the Camellia sinensis L. hairy root, lateral root, and main root rhizospheres in Anping Village, Kaiyang County, Guizhou Province, the community struct...

    Authors: Jinmei Guo, Jianfeng Li, Shuqing Zhang and Ping Chen
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:39
  19. Probiotics are live microorganisms that effectively combat foodborne pathogens, promoting intestinal health when consumed in sufficient amounts. This study evaluated the probiotic potential and safety of lacti...

    Authors: Desalegn Amenu and Ketema Bacha
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:37
  20. Plant growth-promoting endophytic fungi (PGPEF) that are associated with halophytes have the potential to boost crop salinity tolerance and productivity. This in turn has the potential of enabling and improvin...

    Authors: Arifa Akhter Airin, Md Iyasir Arafat, Rifat Ara Begum, Md Rakibul Islam and Zeba Islam Seraj
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:36
  21. The upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors rely on bacterial communities to break down pollutants in wastewater (municipal or industrial).

    Authors: Mohamed El-Khateeb, Gamal K. Hassan, Mohamed Azab El-Liethy, Kamel M. El-Khatib, Hussein I. Abdel-Shafy, Anyi Hu and Mahmoud Gad
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:35
  22. Global warming and irregular changes in temperature are a serious threat to plant growth with a significant negative impact on yield. Global maize productivity has decreased significantly due to sudden tempera...

    Authors: Muhammad Ahmad, Muhammad Imtiaz, Muhammad Shoib Nawaz, Fathia Mubeen, Yasra Sarwar, Mahnoor Hayat, Muhammad Asif, Rubab Zahra Naqvi, Muhammad Ahmad and Asma Imran
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:34
  23. As an invasive plant, Parthenium hysterophorus severely impacts the ecological environment of the Yellow River Delta and reduces biodiversity in the invaded areas. The effects of P. hysterophorus invasion on the ...

    Authors: Lixin Gong, Xin Xin, Wei Song, Zaiwang Zhang, Jiabo Zhang and Shuai Shang
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:33
  24. Soil microbial communities are critically important to agricultural ecosystems. The present study aimed to evaluate the changes in soil microbial community composition and functional groups after planting Phallus...

    Authors: Xu Gao, Mengjiao Ding, Tao Wu, Xiaohua Deng and Qiang Li
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:32
  25. Subclinical infection with bovine leukemia virus (BLV) in cows can cause economic losses in milk and meat production in many countries, as BLV-related negative effects. The volatile fatty acids (VFAs) and micr...

    Authors: Takehito Suzuki, Hironobu Murakami, Jumpei Uchiyama, Reiichiro Sato, Iyo Takemura-Uchiyama, Masaya Ogata, Kazuyuki Sogawa, Hiroho Ishida, Apichart Atipairin, Osamu Matsushita and Makoto Nagai
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:31
  26. Numerous chemical pesticides have been used in agricultural production to combat crop diseases and pests. Despite ensuring certain economic advantages, they have also resulted in issues like environmental cont...

    Authors: Jili Zhang, Jiayi Song, Jianyu Wei, Shi Qi, Junlin Li, Yabo Jin, Xinbo Luan, Ping Li and Jian Yan
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:30
  27. This study aims to explore the effects of two endophytes of Epimedium koreanum Nakai on host plant growth and development and medicinal material quality and to promote the growth and development of ingredients de...

    Authors: Jiawen Chen, Xing Hu, Yang Bai, Hanning Liu, Xin Zhuang, Junjie Guo and Jinglei Xiao
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:29
  28. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is one of the most frequent causes of fatal bacterial infections affecting both humans and animals. The resistance to Carbapenems is mainly associated with enzyme-mediated resistance me...

    Authors: Jamidah Bagaya, Kenneth Ssekatawa, Gloria Nakabiri, Julius Nsubuga, Anna Kitibwa, Charles Drago Kato and Lawrence Fred Sembajwe
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:28
  29. The present research work focuses on the extraction of chitosanase enzyme from soil fungi. Chitosan hydrolysis by chitosanase is one of the most effective methods to produce chitosan oligosaccharides which are...

    Authors: Rania M. A. Abedin, Doha R. M. Abd Elwaly and Ayat E. Abd El-Salam
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:27
  30. Coral degradation is a worldwide ecological problem. Bacterial diseases are a great danger to coral health. The pathogenic bacterium Vibrio alginolyticus XSBZ14 isolated from diseased coral had been identified as...

    Authors: Na Zhang, Siyue Yang, Xiang Zhang, Hao Long, Xiaoni Cai, Yanan Fu and Zhenyu Xie
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:26
  31. The filling or mixed stack mode is a frequently used coal mine reclamation engineering technique that results in changes in soil microbial community structure and nutrient content, which lead to considerable d...

    Authors: Huijuan Bo, Zejin Li, Dongsheng Jin, Minggang Xu and Qiang Zhang
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:24
  32. The microorganisms that possess diverse and improved traits for biotechnological applications provide an opportunity to address some of the current industrial challenges such as the sustainability of fuel ener...

    Authors: Lesetja M. Legodi and Kgabo L. M. Moganedi
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:21
  33. It has become commonplace to explore the spatial distribution patterns of microbial communities in natural ecosystems. However, few have looked at the responses of community diversity, structure, and assembly ...

    Authors: Pengfei Li, Tianyang Xu, Qiulong Hu, Songsong Gu, Yishuai Yang, Zhengqiang Wang, Xiangdong Deng, Bin Wang, Wei Li and Yanmei Zhu
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:20
  34. Laccase is a copper-containing polyphenolic oxidase widely found in bacteria, archaea, fungi, animals, and plants. As a green biocatalyst with considerable potential for numerous environmental and industrial a...

    Authors: Jingjing Wang, Ran Zhang, Guilan Zhu, Lingling Wang, Han Bai, Yong Qian, Xiazhen Zhou, Qiang Yin and Yan Zhang
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:19
  35. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) play a key role in medicinal plant species, besides their ecological role in shaping plant communities. Knowledge about the diversity and structure of AMF communities associa...

    Authors: Yves H. Tchiechoua, David W. Odee, Eddy L. M. Ngonkeu, Johnson Kinyua, Victoria W. Ngumi, Eunice M. Machuka, Bernice Waweru, Marcellous Le Roux and Roger Pelle
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:17
  36. Microbial resources are abundant in fermented grains of the Chinese Fen-flavor Baijiu, which is closely related to the quality of Baijiu. The purpose of this study was to investigate the microbial community struc...

    Authors: Teng-da Xue, Jin-hua Zhang, Tian-rui Wang, Bao-qing Bai, Zhi-xing Hou, Jian-feng Cheng, Tao Bo and San-hong Fan
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:16
  37. In recent years, considerable research has been conducted on the use of plant growth regulators (PGRs) to improve crop yields. Large amounts of PGRs are applied to regulate crop growth. However, few studies ha...

    Authors: Wenhao Chen, Juan Li, Huawei Yuan, Ling You, Qin Wei, Ruizhang Feng, Sipei Jiang and Xiaohong Zhao
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:15
  38. The extracellular electron transfer (EET) capability enables electroactive microorganisms have a wide range of applications in energy production, wastewater treatment, bioremediation and chemical synthesis. Be...

    Authors: Chenwu Xiong, Hua Tong, Xiaoqing He and Dewu Ding
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:14
  39. The textile industry’s previous chemical use resulted in thousands of practical particulate emissions, such as machine component damage and drainage system blockage, both of which have practical implications. ...

    Authors: Gamachis Korsa, Rocktotpal Konwarh, Chandran Masi, Abate Ayele and Setegn Haile
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:13
  40. Biovalorization of lignin-derived aromatic monomers such as ferulic acid (FA) has attracted considerable interest. The cold-adapted strain Paraburkholderia aromaticivorans AR20-38 converts FA to the value-added p...

    Authors: Thomas M. Ludwikowski, Andreas O. Wagner and Rosa Margesin
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:11
  41. In aquatic ecosystems, protists play a crucial role and cover numerous ecological functions. The karstic Krka River (Croatia) is a unique hotspot for high diversity of aquatic organisms, especially protists. T...

    Authors: Antonija Kulaš, Petar Žutinić, Vesna Gulin Beljak, Renata Matoničkin Kepčija, Mirela Sertić Perić, Sandi Orlić, Ines Sviličić Petrić, Tamara Marković and Marija Gligora Udovič
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:10
  42. Farming practices on farmlands aim to improve nutrients in the fields or crops, soil quality and functions, as well as boost and sustain crop yield; however, the effect of loss of ecological diversity and degr...

    Authors: Blessing Chidinma Nwachukwu, Ayansina Segun Ayangbenro and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola
    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2023 73:9

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