Mercedes Berlanga

Summary

Affiliation: Universitat de Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Enhanced polyhydroxyalkanoates accumulation by Halomonas spp. in artificial biofilms of alginate beads
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 15:191-9. 2012
  2. ncbi Comparison of the gut microbiota from soldier and worker castes of the termite Reticulitermes grassei
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 14:83-93. 2011
  3. ncbi Influence of the cell wall on ciprofloxacin susceptibility in selected wild-type Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Microbiology Unit, Center for Biomedical Research, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 23:627-30. 2004
  4. ncbi The taxophysiological paradox: changes in the intestinal microbiota of the xylophagous cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus depending on the physiological state of the host
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 12:227-36. 2009
  5. pmc Phylogenetic diversity and temporal variation in the Spirochaeta populations from two Mediterranean microbial mats
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 11:267-74. 2008
  6. ncbi Rapid spectrofluorometric screening of poly-hydroxyalkanoate-producing bacteria from microbial mats
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 9:95-102. 2006
  7. ncbi Coevolution of symbiotic spirochete diversity in lower termites
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 10:133-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Symbiogenesis: the holobiont as a unit of evolution
    Ricardo Guerrero
    Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 16:133-43. 2013
  9. ncbi The hidden side of the prokaryotic cell: rediscovering the microbial world
    Ricardo Guerrero
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 10:157-68. 2007
  10. ncbi Life's unity and flexibility: the ecological link
    Ricardo Guerrero
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 9:225-35. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi Enhanced polyhydroxyalkanoates accumulation by Halomonas spp. in artificial biofilms of alginate beads
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 15:191-9. 2012
    ..From the ecological point of view, increased PHA accumulation in detached cells from biofilms would be a natural strategy to improve bacterial dispersion capacity and, consequently, to increase survival in stressed environments...
  2. ncbi Comparison of the gut microbiota from soldier and worker castes of the termite Reticulitermes grassei
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 14:83-93. 2011
    ..Overall, the maintenance by soldiers and workers of comparable axial and radial redox gradients in the gut is consistent with the similarities in the prokaryotes and protists comprising their microbiota...
  3. ncbi Influence of the cell wall on ciprofloxacin susceptibility in selected wild-type Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Microbiology Unit, Center for Biomedical Research, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 23:627-30. 2004
    ..aureus and two Bacillus species may have resulted from the drug's interaction with its target enzymes (i.e. topoisomerase IV in S. aureus and DNA gyrase in Bacillus spp.) rather than diminished permeability...
  4. ncbi The taxophysiological paradox: changes in the intestinal microbiota of the xylophagous cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus depending on the physiological state of the host
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 12:227-36. 2009
    ..This results in an increase in the internal diversity of the few remaining phyla...
  5. pmc Phylogenetic diversity and temporal variation in the Spirochaeta populations from two Mediterranean microbial mats
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 11:267-74. 2008
    ..e., permanent physiological cooperation) with other guild populations in the mats, where they maintain a coordinated functional and stable community...
  6. ncbi Rapid spectrofluorometric screening of poly-hydroxyalkanoate-producing bacteria from microbial mats
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 9:95-102. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Coevolution of symbiotic spirochete diversity in lower termites
    Mercedes Berlanga
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 10:133-9. 2007
    ..It was therefore concluded that spirochetes are specific symbionts that have coevolved with their respective species of termites, are stably harbored, and are closely related to members of the same termite family...
  8. ncbi Symbiogenesis: the holobiont as a unit of evolution
    Ricardo Guerrero
    Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 16:133-43. 2013
    ..This review describes the relationships between xylophagous insects and their microbiota in an attempt to understand the characteristics that have determined bacterial fidelity over generations and throughout evolutionary history...
  9. ncbi The hidden side of the prokaryotic cell: rediscovering the microbial world
    Ricardo Guerrero
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 10:157-68. 2007
    ..These compounds act as a "time-binding" mechanism, one of several prokaryotic strategies to increases survival in the Earth's everchanging environments...
  10. ncbi Life's unity and flexibility: the ecological link
    Ricardo Guerrero
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int Microbiol 9:225-35. 2006
    ....