Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
- Veterinary use and antibiotic resistanceM Teuber
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Curr Opin Microbiol 4:493-9. 2001..The accumulation of resistant bacteria by the use of antibiotics in agriculture and veterinary medicine and the spread of such bacteria via agriculture and direct contamination are documented...
- Molecular structure and evolution of the conjugative multiresistance plasmid pRE25 of Enterococcus faecalis isolated from a raw-fermented sausageMichael Teuber
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Zurich CH 8092, Switzerland
Int J Food Microbiol 88:325-9. 2003..faecalis) and IS1485 (E. faecium). pRE25 demonstrates that enterococci from fermented food do participate in the molecular communication between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria of the human and animal microflora...
- Spread of antibiotic resistance with food-borne pathogensM Teuber
Department of Food Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Cell Mol Life Sci 56:755-63. 1999..The resistance problem in human medicine will not be solved if there is a constant influx of resistance genes into the human microflora via the food chain...
- 16S-23S ribosomal RNA spacer regions of Acetobacter europaeus and A. xylinum, tRNA genes and antitermination sequencesM Sievers
Food Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
FEMS Microbiol Lett 142:43-8. 1996..Based on hybridization data of digested chromosomal DNA with spacer-specific probes, the copy number of the rrn operons on the chromosome of Acetobacter strains is estimated to be four...
- Characterization of the D-xylulose 5-phosphate/D-fructose 6-phosphate phosphoketolase gene (xfp) from Bifidobacterium lactisL Meile
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Institute of Food Science, ETH Zurich, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
J Bacteriol 183:2929-36. 2001..However, xfp is transcribed in B. lactis as a monocistronic operon. It is the first reported and sequenced gene of a phosphoketolase...
- Identification and quantification of Bifidobacterium species isolated from food with genus-specific 16S rRNA-targeted probes by colony hybridization and PCRP Kaufmann
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Appl Environ Microbiol 63:1268-73. 1997....
- Purification and properties of citrate synthase from Acetobacter europaeusM Sievers
Food Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
FEMS Microbiol Lett 146:53-8. 1997..Acetate caused activation of the enzyme. The pH optimum on the citrate synthase activity in vitro was 8.1. The amino-terminal amino acid sequence of the purified enzyme was ENGKSATISLNGKDVALPVL...
- Transcriptional analysis of the rubrerythrin and superoxide dismutase genes of Clostridium perfringensT A Geissmann
Laboratorium für Lebensmittel Mikrobiologie, Institut für Lebensmittelwissenschaft, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, ETH Zentrum, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
J Bacteriol 181:7136-9. 1999..sod transcription was shown to depend on the growth phase, and it reached a maximum during the transition from log phase to stationary phase. Neither sod nor rbr transcription was influenced by oxidative stress...
- Genetic and restriction analysis of the 16S-23S rDNA internal transcribed spacer regions of the acetic acid bacteriaJanja Trcek
Limnos, Podlimbarskega 31, SI 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
FEMS Microbiol Lett 208:69-75. 2002..All the restriction profiles obtained after analysis of microbial populations from vinegar matched one of the 12 groups...
- Staphylococcus succinus subsp. casei subsp. nov., a dominant isolate from a surface ripened cheeseRaymond B E Place
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich
Syst Appl Microbiol 25:353-9. 2002..casei is DSM 15096 (CIP no. pending). The GenBank accession numbers for the reference sequences of the 16S rDNA and the hsp60 gene used in this study are AJ320272 and AF527482, respectively...
- Staphylococcus equorum subsp. linens, subsp. nov., a starter culture component for surface ripened semi-hard cheesesRaymond B Place
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Syst Appl Microbiol 26:30-7. 2003..linens DSM 15097T can be proposed as starter culture component for surface ripened cheeses without any detected antibiotic resistances. The type strain of Staphylococcus equorum subsp. linens is DSM 15097T (CIP 107656T)...
- Detection of antifungal properties in Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei SM20, SM29, and SM63 and molecular typing of the strainsSusanne Miescher Schwenninger
Laboratory of Food Biotechnology, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
J Food Prot 68:111-9. 2005..paracasei subsp. paracasei in accordance with the new reclassification of the L. casei group proposed by Collins et al...
- Putrescine N-methyltransferase in Solanum tuberosum L., a calystegine-forming plantOlaf Stenzel
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Hoher Weg 8, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
Planta 223:200-12. 2006..While spds was transcribed in all plant organs, pmt transcripts were found in small tuber sprouts only. The results confirm that in potato genes and enzymes specific for the tropane alkaloid metabolism are expressed and active...
- Sequence and genetic organization of the 19.3-kb erythromycin- and dalfopristin-resistance plasmid pLME300 from Lactobacillus fermentum ROT1Karin Y Gfeller
Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETH Zentrum, Zurich CH 8092, Switzerland
Plasmid 50:190-201. 2003..pLME300 is the largest completely sequenced multi-resistance plasmid isolated from any Lactobacillus strain so far...
- The macrolide efflux genetic assembly of Streptococcus pneumoniae is present in erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus salivariusChristina Stadler
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3690-1. 2002
- Putrescine N-methyltransferases--a structure-function analysisMichael Teuber
Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science I, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Saale, Germany
Plant Mol Biol 63:787-801. 2007..The respective cosubstrates S-adenosylmethionine and decarboxylated S-adenosylmethionine, however, appear to bind differentially to the active sites of both enzymes, and the substrate putrescine adopts a different position...