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  1. The main drivers of biogeochemical cycling of nutrients, plant growth promotion, and disease suppression are microbes. Organic manure increases soil quality and plant productivity; the same is true of inorgani...

    Authors: Matthew Chekwube Enebe and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:49

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. Under different abiotic-stress conditions, the unicellular green microalga Dunaliella salina accumulates large amounts of carotenoids which are accompanied by fatty acid biosynthesis. Carotenoids and fatty acids ...

    Authors: Mingcan Wu, Rongfang Zhu, Jiayang Lu, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu and Jiangxin Wang

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:48

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  3. Coal mining activities result in large-scale soil degradation and ecosystem imbalances in many countries. Fertilization is an effective way to improve soil fertility and microbial activity. However, the effect...

    Authors: Yanzhuan Cao, Bingrui Zhou, Xiangying Wang, Huisheng Meng, Jian Zhang, Li Li and Jianping Hong

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:47

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. The use of Aspergillus ochraceus TCCC41060 for synthesis of 11α-OH-ethylgonendione, an important intermediate for synthesis of desogestrel-a major ingredient of the “third-generation” oral contraceptives, is hamp...

    Authors: Xue Wang, Xingwei Yang, Xi Jia, Peng Jin, Zhengxiang Wang, Fuping Lu and Xiaoguang Liu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:45

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017 classified some carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria into a critical criterial group for research and development. This study reviews the need to prioritize t...

    Authors: Anthony A. Adegoke, Opeyemi K. Fatunla and Anthony I. Okoh

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:43

    Content type: Review Article

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  6. Nitrate/nitrite-dependent anaerobic methane oxidation (N-DAMO) connects the global cycle of carbon and nitrogen in aquatic ecosystems. The aims of this study were to investigate the spatiotemporal variation of...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Xiaoyan Wang, Yongjuan Chen, Lingrong Zhang, Kangli Xu and Yi Du

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:42

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. Mining activities have negative effects on soil characteristics and can result in low pH, high heavy metal content, and limited levels of essential nutrients. A tailings storage area located in northwestern Qu...

    Authors: Vanessa Gagnon, Michaël Rodrigue-Morin, Julien Tremblay, Jessica Wasserscheid, Julie Champagne, Jean-Philippe Bellenger, Charles W. Greer and Sébastien Roy

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:41

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. Vibrio parahaemolyticus, an easy-ignored food-borne pathogen, can cause bacterial outbreaks and human disease during early-stage infection. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the detection efficiency of loop-med...

    Authors: Jun Li, Jianfei Liu, Kaifei Fu, Kewei Qin, Chenglin Wu, Xiaojie Yu, Shan Zhou and Lijun Zhou

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:40

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. As a major sugar crop, sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) plays an important role in both sugar industry and feed products. Soil, acts as the substrate for plant growth, provides not only nutrients to plants but also ...

    Authors: Miao Li, Fuzhen Yang, Xianyu Wu, Hai Yan and Yang Liu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:39

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. Truffles are colonized by a complex microbial community of bacteria, yeasts, and filamentous fungi, whose role has not yet been fully understood. The main purpose of the research was to characterize the bacter...

    Authors: Pamela Monaco, Marwene Toumi, Gabriella Sferra, Erika Tóth, Gino Naclerio and Antonio Bucci

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:37

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. Bioremediation is widely considered the most desirable procedure for remediation of oil-contaminated soil. Few studies have focused on the relationships among microbial community, functional genes of biodegrad...

    Authors: Pingping Cai, Zhuo Ning, Yaci Liu, Ze He, Jiansheng Shi and Manlan Niu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:36

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. Little is known about the distribution and phylogeny of bacterial endosymbionts in oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida). Thus, we undertook the issue of occurrence of these microbial symbionts in this arthropod g...

    Authors: Edyta Konecka, Ziemowit Olszanowski and Aleksandra Jagiełło

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:35

    Content type: Short Communication

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  13. The plant Solanaceae family is one of the most important for global agriculture and nutrition. Within this plant family, two plant species stand out for their economic importance and for human consumption, which ...

    Authors: Aarón Barraza, María Goretty Caamal-Chan, Thelma Castellanos and Abraham Loera-Muro

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:34

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. In this work, we assessed the diversity of culturable halophilic bacteria that produce hydrolytic enzymes from both natural and artificial hypersaline regions in the pre-Rif region of Morocco.

    Authors: Leila Batsoule Drissi Kaitouni, Jaouad Anissi, Khalid Sendide and Mohammed El Hassouni

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:33

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. Gardenia blue is one of the natural food additives used in East Asia for many years. Its biosynthesis relies on a key rate-limiting cellulase: β-glucosidase (BGL), which mainly exists in Aspergillus niger (A. nig...

    Authors: Shuai Hao, Yuanpu Liu, Yu Qin, Lei Zhao, Jiawen Zhang, Tingting Wu, Baoguo Sun and Chengtao Wang

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:32

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. To investigate the effect of Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT) on intestinal microbiota diversity after fermentation by Bacillus subtilis.

    Authors: Keyuan Chen, Yan Gao, Xinjian Wang, Feng Cheng, Shahbaz Ul Haq, Yun Liang, Zhiwei Yang, Bo Li, Yuan Liu, Yonggang Wang, Jianping Liang and Baocheng Hao

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:31

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. As a potential tool for the biodegradation of nitrogen contaminants, including nitrate, nitrite, and ammonium, in pickled foods with high salinity, the halophilic and denitrifying archaeal strain Halomicrobium sp...

    Authors: Xinyu Hu, Chunlin Zeng, Zhaozhi Hou, Yuan Wang, Qin Xu, Kazuo Isobe, Keishi Senoo and Lin Zhu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:29

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. The study aims to search for potent cellulase producer from the gut of Gryllotalpa africana as well as to characterize and determine the effect of the purified enzyme on the cellulosic waste materials.

    Authors: Sandipan Banerjee, Tushar Kanti Maiti and Raj Narayan Roy

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:28

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. Oleaginous yeasts can accumulate intracellular lipid bodies or triacylglycerides (TAGs) under nutrient limiting conditions. TAGs derived from those yeast strains are considered as an alternative to conventiona...

    Authors: Pritam Bardhan, Kuldeep Gupta, Sumit Kishor, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Chayanika Chaliha, Eeshan Kalita, Vaibhav V. Goud and Manabendra Mandal

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:27

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. The abundance and composition of nitrogen transformation-related microbes with certain environmental parameters for living conditions provide information about the nitrogen cycle in the Yangtze Estuary. The ai...

    Authors: Lei Zheng, Tingting Liu, Dongdan Yuan, Huipeng Wang, Shurong Zhang, Aizhong Ding and En Xie

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:26

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. A real-time immunocapture PCR (RT-IPCR) has been fabricated for the detection of Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin B (SEB) from food and environmental samples.

    Authors: Bhairab Mondal, Shylaja Ramlal, Keerthana Setlem, Ashrita Mahadeva, Shruthi Aradhya and Manmohan Parida

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:25

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the antifungal activity, anti-aflatoxigenic capability, and technological functionality of the selected lactic acid bacteria (LAB) isolated from wheat sourdough.

    Authors: Maryam Ebrahimi, Alireza Sadeghi and Seyed Ali Mortazavi

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:24

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. In this study, an aqueous two-phase micellar system (ATPMS), formed by the non-ionic surfactant Triton X-114, was used to investigate the partitioning of cellulolytic enzymes produced by the filamentous fungus As...

    Authors: Sérgio Dantas de Oliveira Júnior, Carlos Eduardo de Araújo Padilha, Estefani Alves de Asevedo, Gorete Ribeiro de Macedo and Everaldo Silvino dos Santos

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:23

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. In this study, a PMA-qPCR assay was developed for the enumeration of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12 viable cells in a non-dairy probiotic beverage.

    Authors: Carolinne Odebrecht Dias, Mirella Crhistine Scariot, Renata Dias de Mello Castanho Amboni and Ana Carolina Maisonnave Arisi

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:22

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. Sediment microbial fuel cell (SMFC) is a promising bioremediation technology in which microbes play an important role. Electricigens as the bio-catalysts have effect on pollution control and electricity genera...

    Authors: Xia Zhang, Hongpei Zhang, Chuan Wang, Qianru Chen, Yuqing Zhao, Qiaohong Zhou and Zhenbin Wu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:21

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. The involvement of probiotic cultures in food fermentation guarantees enhanced organoleptic properties and maximum consumer health benefits. In this study, isolated Bacillus cultures used in the fermentation of A...

    Authors: Tochukwu Nwamaka Nwagu, Chika Jude Ugwuodo, Chukwudi O. Onwosi, Ogechukwu Inyima, Oluoma Chizaram Uchendu and Chioma Akpuru

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:20

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. This study investigated the influence of inter-domain interactions on the substrate affinity and hydrolysis product specificity of xylanase.

    Authors: Ke Xiong, Zi xiang Yan, Jia yun Liu, Peng gang Pei, Lei Deng, Le Gao and Bao guo Sun

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:19

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Microbial community composition is crucial for the flavor and quality of fermented foods. However, the microbiota of Chinese traditional dough starter (Jiaozi) from different origins has scarcely been studied. Th...

    Authors: Ting Liu, Jiamu Kang, Liu Liu, Xinzhong Hu, Xiaolong Wang, Xiaoping Li, Zhen Ma and Tian Ren

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:18

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. Following publication of the original article (Tao et al. 2020), the authors reported a missing funding source in the ‘Acknowledgements’ section.

    Authors: Ondrej Slaný, Tatiana Klempová, Slavomír Marcinčák and Milan Čertík

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:17

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:5

  30. Freeze drying of Lactobacillus plantarum GP in the presence of wall materials to achieve improved survival and retention of probiotic functionality during storage.

    Authors: Satyamitra L. Shekh, Aarti A. Boricha, Jony G. Chavda and Bharatkumar Rajiv Manuel Vyas

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:16

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. The aim of this study is the in silico characterization of the structure and function of the phytoene synthase (PSY) of a red carotenoid producing thermophile Meiothermus taiwanensis strain RP with a comparative ...

    Authors: Trinetra Mukherjee and Subhra Kanti Mukhopadhyay

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:15

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. Marine lakes are unique habitats that house diverse assemblages of benthic and planktonic organisms including endemic species. In this study, we aimed to assess to what extent geographical location (Berau vers...

    Authors: Marina Rafaela Santos Ferreira, Daniel Francis Richard Cleary, Francisco José Riso Costa Coelho, Newton Carlos Marcial Gomes, Yusheng M Huang, Ana Rita Moura Polónia and Nicole Joy de Voogd

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:14

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  33. The purpose of this study was to screen wild GABA-producing lactic acid bacteria (LAB) isolated from artisanal Mexican cheeses and to evaluate the fermentation conditions for the enhancement of the GABA yield ...

    Authors: Alejandro Santos-Espinosa, Lilia María Beltrán-Barrientos, Ricardo Reyes-Díaz, Miguel Ángel Mazorra-Manzano, Adrián Hernández-Mendoza, Gustavo Adolfo González-Aguilar, Sonia Guadalupe Sáyago-Ayerdi, Belinda Vallejo-Cordoba and Aarón Fernando González-Córdova

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:12

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  34. Generally, symbiotic marine bacteria are renowned for the synthesis of compounds with bioactive properties, and this has been documented in many previous studies. Therefore, the present study was aimed to isol...

    Authors: Nadarajan Viju, Satniuslas Mary Josephine Punitha and Sathianeson Satheesh

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. d-psicose-3-epimerase (DPEase) catalyses the isomerisation of d-fructose to d-psicose, a rare sugar in nature with unique nutritional and biological functions. An effective industrial-scale method is needed for d

    Authors: Hongbei Wei, Ruoxuan Zhang, Leyi Wang, Donglong Li, Fangxue Hang and Jidong Liu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:9

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. The aim of the present study was to investigate the tolerance of five new Achromobacter and Pseudomonas strains to kerosene and to establish if the production of several secondary metabolites increases or not whe...

    Authors: Mihaela Marilena Stancu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:8

    Content type: Original Article

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  37. Although soil fungal communities are considered important in tea orchard ecosystems, experimental research on their responses to the long-term continuous ratooning cultivation of tea plants are limited.

    Authors: Yanchun Li, Zhaowei Li, Yasir Arafat and Wenxiong Lin

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. The co-pyrolysis of biomass and soluble phosphates generates biochar-based phosphate fertilizers (BBF), which may enhance phosphorus (P) input in soil and P uptake by plants. Conversely, pyrolysis of biomass i...

    Authors: Aline de Amaral Leite, Arnon Afonso de Souza Cardoso, Rafael de Almeida Leite, Silvia Maria de Oliveira-Longatti, José Ferreira Lustosa Filho, Fatima Maria de Souza Moreira and Leônidas Carrijo Azevedo Melo

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:6

    Content type: Original Article

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  39. Solid-state fermentation is a useful tool for utilizing different plant-based materials as cultivation substrates in order to produce potentially high-value fermented bioproducts. The aim of the present study ...

    Authors: Ondrej Slaný, Tatiana Klempová, Slavomír Marcinčák and Milan Čertík

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:5

    Content type: Original Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:17

  40. Anabaena sp. PCC7120 is a genetically tractable model organism for nitrogen fixation and photosynthesis research. The importance of small regulatory RNAs (sRNAs) as mediators of a number of cellular processes in ...

    Authors: Ping He, Xiaodan Cai, Kangming Chen and Xuelin Fu

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:4

    Content type: Original Article

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  41. Verminephrobacter is a genus of symbiotic bacteria that live in the nephridia of earthworms. The bacteria are recruited during the embryonic stage of the worm and transferred from generation to generation in the ...

    Authors: Arun Arumugaperumal, Sayan Paul, Saranya Lathakumari, Ravindran Balasubramani and Sudhakar Sivasubramaniam

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:3

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  42. To screen endophytic Bacillus producing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with antifungal activity, and to explore their biocontrol properties toward the growth and pathogenicity of Curvularia lunata.

    Authors: Shanshan Xie, Juan Liu, Shuangyue Gu, Xiaojie Chen, Haiyang Jiang and Ting Ding

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  43. This study was designed to evaluate phenotypic and genotypic properties of persister cells formed by Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 15564 (SAWT), oxacillin-induced S. aureus (SAOXA), ciprofloxacin-induced S. aureus (...

    Authors: Jirapat Dawan, Shuai Wei and Juhee Ahn

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2020 70:1

    Content type: Original Article

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  44. After publication of this paper, the authors determined an error in the funding information. It was written as Grant B2007-SHP-32, but it should be Grant B2017-SPH-32.

    Authors: Doan Van Thuoc, Tran Thi Hien and Kumar Sudesh

    Citation: Annals of Microbiology 2019 69:1521

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Annals of Microbiology 2019 69:1474