Y Nitzan

Summary

Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of beta-lactam antibiotics through oligomeric or monomeric porin channels of some gram-negative bacteria
    Yeshayahu Nitzan
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 45:446-55. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Diversity of culturable bacteria in the mucus of the Red Sea coral Fungia scutaria
    Yael Lampert
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 58:99-108. 2006
  3. doi request reprint A potential antimicrobial treatment against ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae using the tellurium compound AS101
    Miriam Daniel-Hoffmann
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, 52900, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Arch Microbiol 191:631-8. 2009
  4. pmc Molecular features of heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bacteremic patients
    Yasmin Maor
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 9:189. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Eradication of Acinetobacter baumannii by photosensitized agents in vitro
    Y Nitzan
    Department of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Photochem Photobiol B 42:211-8. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Photoinactivation of Acinetobacter baumannii and Escherichia coli B by a cationic hydrophilic porphyrin at various light wavelengths
    Y Nitzan
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 42:408-14. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Phylogenetic diversity of bacteria associated with the mucus of Red Sea corals
    Yael Lampert
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 64:187-98. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of the Omp-PA porin from Porphyromonas asaccharolytica, determination of the omp-PA gene sequence and prediction of Omp-PA protein structure
    Lana Magalashvili
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Anaerobe 13:74-82. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of gram-negative bacteria by photosensitized porphyrins
    Y Nitzan
    Department of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Photochem Photobiol 55:89-96. 1992
  10. ncbi request reprint Integron-mediated ESBL resistance in rare serotypes of Escherichia coli causing infections in an elderly population of Israel
    David Sompolinsky
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900 Microbiology Laboratory, Ma aynei Hayeshua Hospital, Bnei Brak Ministry of Health Central Laboratories, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:119-22. 2005

Collaborators

  • H M Wexler
  • B Ehrenberg
  • Z Malik
  • M Wolk
  • Adi Behar
  • Yael Lampert
  • Izabella Pechatnikov
  • Anat Lipovsky
  • Helena Ashkenazi
  • Anna Gribun
  • Gitit Hershkovits
  • Don J Katcoff
  • Rachel Lubart
  • Yasmin Maor
  • Miriam Daniel-Hoffmann
  • Alina Pechorsky
  • Ofir Avidan
  • Lana Magalashvili
  • Abid M Nasser
  • David Sompolinsky
  • Aharon Gedanken
  • Debby Ben-David
  • Benjamin Sredni
  • Levona Lago
  • Nathan Keller
  • Amir Zlotkin
  • Natasha Belausov
  • Michael Albeck
  • Tsilia Lazarovitch
  • Galia Rahav
  • Alla Shainskaya
  • Elena Kaltageser
  • Lital Telser
  • Mette Barendorff Kerrn
  • Dorthe Sandvang
  • Shaul Tetry
  • Israel Vulikh
  • Dezso Gál

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of beta-lactam antibiotics through oligomeric or monomeric porin channels of some gram-negative bacteria
    Yeshayahu Nitzan
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 45:446-55. 2002
    ..The porins may decrease or increase bacterial penetration rates to beta-lactams, and only the existence of a potential beta-lactamase that can destroy the penetrating drug will cause resistance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diversity of culturable bacteria in the mucus of the Red Sea coral Fungia scutaria
    Yael Lampert
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 58:99-108. 2006
    ..This study provides the first evidence of actinomycetes isolated from corals...
  3. doi request reprint A potential antimicrobial treatment against ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae using the tellurium compound AS101
    Miriam Daniel-Hoffmann
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, 52900, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Arch Microbiol 191:631-8. 2009
    ..These phenomena suggest that AS101 has antibacterial potential against K. pneumoniae infections...
  4. pmc Molecular features of heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bacteremic patients
    Yasmin Maor
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 9:189. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the molecular features of hVISA strains isolated from bacteremic patients and to compare them to methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and methicillin sensitive S. aureus (MSSA) blood isolates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Eradication of Acinetobacter baumannii by photosensitized agents in vitro
    Y Nitzan
    Department of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Photochem Photobiol B 42:211-8. 1998
    ..When the protein concentration is high photoinactivation efficiency depends on the type of protein present in the medium...
  6. ncbi request reprint Photoinactivation of Acinetobacter baumannii and Escherichia coli B by a cationic hydrophilic porphyrin at various light wavelengths
    Y Nitzan
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 42:408-14. 2001
    ..It can be concluded that cytoplasmic membrane damage and not DNA breakage is the major cause for bacterial death upon photosensitization...
  7. doi request reprint Phylogenetic diversity of bacteria associated with the mucus of Red Sea corals
    Yael Lampert
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 64:187-98. 2008
    ..The current study further supports the finding that bacterial communities of coral mucus are diverse...
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of the Omp-PA porin from Porphyromonas asaccharolytica, determination of the omp-PA gene sequence and prediction of Omp-PA protein structure
    Lana Magalashvili
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Anaerobe 13:74-82. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of gram-negative bacteria by photosensitized porphyrins
    Y Nitzan
    Department of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Photochem Photobiol 55:89-96. 1992
    ..aeruginosa was 5.2 x 10(-4). Electron microscopy depicted ultrastructural alterations in the Gram-negative cells treated by DP and PMNP. The completion of cell division was inhibited and the chromosomal domain was altered markedly...
  10. ncbi request reprint Integron-mediated ESBL resistance in rare serotypes of Escherichia coli causing infections in an elderly population of Israel
    David Sompolinsky
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900 Microbiology Laboratory, Ma aynei Hayeshua Hospital, Bnei Brak Ministry of Health Central Laboratories, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:119-22. 2005
    ..To identify and characterize the aetiology of an outbreak of extra-intestinal multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli infections in elderly patients in Israel...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of the gene encoding for OMP-PD porin: the major Photobacterium damsela outer membrane protein
    Anna Gribun
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 48:167-74. 2004
    ..damsela and will help further investigations into the role of OMP-PD in P. damsela pathogenicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular and structural characterization of the HMP-AB gene encoding a pore-forming protein from a clinical isolate of Acinetobacter baumannii
    Anna Gribun
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 47:434-43. 2003
    ..The results also indicate that HMP-AB belongs to the eight transmembrane beta-strand family of outer membrane proteins...
  13. ncbi request reprint Low-intensity photosensitization may enhance RecA production
    Helena Ashkenazi
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel
    Curr Microbiol 52:317-23. 2006
    ..Although DNA is not the primary target for photosensitization, this process of RecA production may provide a certain degree of DNA mending and may also affect the survival of bacterial cells on low-intensity photosensitization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic effects of antioxidant substituted porphyrin photosensitizers on gram-positive and -negative bacterial
    Helena Ashkenazi
    Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Photochem Photobiol 77:186-91. 2003
    ..baumannii, interferes with membrane functions and causes the inactivation of the bacterium. ACS-3 may be suggested as a specific photosensitization agent for photoinactivation of gram-negative bacteria...
  15. doi request reprint Identification of pathogenic bacteria in blood cultures: comparison between conventional and PCR methods
    Alina Pechorsky
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Microbiol Methods 78:325-30. 2009
    ..It is concluded that the molecular method appears to be a specific and precise method for identifying pathogenic bacteria in blood samples...
  16. doi request reprint A possible mechanism for visible light-induced wound healing
    Anat Lipovsky
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Lasers Surg Med 40:509-14. 2008
    ..It was also shown that white light (400-800 nm) has similar stimulatory effects as lasers and LEDs. ROS at higher levels are toxic to cells and bacteria...
  17. doi request reprint Isolation and characterization of porins from Desulfovibrio piger and Bilophila wadsworthia: structure and gene sequencing
    Ofir Avidan
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, 52900 Ramat Gan, Israel
    Arch Microbiol 190:641-50. 2008
    ..This research presents porins which were isolated and characterized for the first time from bacteria belonging to the Desulfovibrionaceae family...
  18. ncbi request reprint ALA induced photodynamic effects on gram positive and negative bacteria
    Yeshayahu Nitzan
    Health Science Research Center, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 3:430-5. 2004
    ..These results indicate a partial yield of the effects generated by (1)O(2) radicals resulting from the photoinactivation of Gram negative bacteria and a successful generation of the same effects in the Staphylococcal strains...
  19. doi request reprint Visible light-induced killing of bacteria as a function of wavelength: implication for wound healing
    Anat Lipovsky
    Department of Chemistry and Physics, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Lasers Surg Med 42:467-72. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify the most effective wavelengths in the visible range for inducing a bactericidal effect...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of sunlight on the infectivity of Cryptosporidium parvum in seawater
    Abid M Nasser
    Water Quality Research Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Ben Zvi Road 69, P O Box 8255, Tel Aviv 61082, Israel
    Can J Microbiol 53:1101-5. 2007
    ..parvum oocysts in seawaters. The results of the study suggest that C. parvum can persist as infectious oocysts for a long time in seawater and can thus pose a serious hazard by direct and indirect contact with humans...