Affiliation: Nanchang University
Jia K, Tao X, Liu Z, Zhan H, He W, Zhang Z, et al
. Characterization of novel exopolysaccharide of Enterococcus faecium WEFA23 from infant and demonstration of its in vitro biological properties. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..Notably, for exclusion they had a maximal inhibition rate of 89.85 ± 0.46% and 90.81 ± 2.29%, respectively, at 200 μg/mL. ..
He Y, Xu X, Zhang F, Xu D, Liu Z, Tao X, et al
. Anti-adhesion of probiotic Enterococcus faecium WEFA23 against 5 pathogens and the beneficial effect of its S-layer proteins against Listeria monocytogenes. Can J Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..monocytogenes</i>, which was mediated by caspase-3 activation. This study might be helpful to understand the anti-adhesion mechanism of probiotics against pathogens. ..
Qiu L, Tao X, Xiong H, Yu J, Wei H. Lactobacillus plantarum ZDY04 exhibits a strain-specific property of lowering TMAO via the modulation of gut microbiota in mice. Food Funct. 2018;9:4299-4309 pubmed publisher
..3% choline-fed mice as compared with the untreated PBS group. In conclusion, the use of L. plantarum ZDY04 may be an alternative approach to reduce serum TMAO levels and TMAO-induced atherosclerosis in mice. ..
Huang F, Zhang F, Xu D, Zhang Z, Xu F, Tao X, et al
. Enterococcus faecium WEFA23 from infants lessens high-fat-diet-induced hyperlipidemia via cholesterol 7-alpha-hydroxylase gene by altering the composition of gut microbiota in rats. J Dairy Sci. 2018;101:7757-7767 pubmed publisher
..Our finding provides important information on lowering cholesterol by E. faecium and reveals that Enterococcus spp. might have the potential to decrease the TMAO level. ..
Tao X, Jiang M, Zhang F, Xu F, Wei H. Draft Genome Sequence of Lactobacillus plantarum WLPL04, Isolated from Human Breast Milk. Genome Announc. 2015;3: pubmed publisher
..Here, we present the draft genome sequence of this strain, which contains 3,192,587Â bp, a G+C content of 44.52%, 3,158 protein-coding genes, and 53 tRNA genes. ..
Pan M, Wan C, Xie Q, Huang R, Tao X, Shah N, et al
. Changes in gastric microbiota induced by Helicobacter pylori infection and preventive effects of Lactobacillus plantarum ZDY 2013 against such infection. J Dairy Sci. 2016;99:970-981 pubmed publisher
..pylori infection. ..
Zhang Z, Tao X, Shah N, Wei H. Antagonistics against pathogenic Bacillus cereus in milk fermentation by Lactobacillus plantarum ZDY2013 and its anti-adhesion effect on Caco-2 cells against pathogens. J Dairy Sci. 2016;99:2666-2674 pubmed publisher
..This study provided systematic insights into the antagonistic effect of L. plantarum ZDY2013, and the information may be helpful to explore potential control measures for preventing food poisoning by lactic acid bacteria. ..
Wang B, Wu Y, Qiu L, Shah N, Xu F, Wei H. Integration of genomic and proteomic data to identify candidate genes in HT-29 cells after incubation with Bifidobacterium bifidum ATCC 29521. J Dairy Sci. 2016;99:6874-6888 pubmed publisher
..These findings might contribute to our understanding of molecular mechanisms regulating the interaction between probiotics and intestinal epithelial cell lines. ..
Zhang Z, Liu Z, Tao X, Wei H. Characterization and sulfated modification of an exopolysaccharide from Lactobacillus plantarum ZDY2013 and its biological activities. Carbohydr Polym. 2016;153:25-33 pubmed publisher
..cereus enterotoxins on Caco-2 cells when compared with EPS. In summary, sulfonation is a feasible strategy for improving the biological activities of EPS from L. plantarum ZDY203. ..