Experts and Doctors on bacterial dna in Sweden

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Locale: Sweden
Topic: bacterial dna

Top Publications

  1. Ornstein K, Berglund J, Bergstrom S, Norrby R, Barbour A. Three major Lyme Borrelia genospecies (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. afzelii and B. garinii) identified by PCR in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with neuroborreliosis in Sweden. Scand J Infect Dis. 2002;34:341-6 pubmed
    ..The results of our study confirm that the use of direct molecular analytical methods for Borrelia genospecies identification in clinical specimens can provide epidemiological information additional to that obtained by culture. ..
  2. Drobni M, Hallberg K, Ohman U, Birve A, Persson K, Johansson I, et al. Sequence analyses of fimbriae subunit FimA proteins on Actinomyces naeslundii genospecies 1 and 2 and Actinomyces odontolyticus with variant carbohydrate binding specificities. BMC Microbiol. 2006;6:43 pubmed
    ..However, the fimbrial nature of the sialic acid binding property and sequence information about FimA proteins from multiple strains are lacking...
  3. Tåquist H, Cui Y, Ardell D. TFAM 1.0: an online tRNA function classifier. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35:W350-3 pubmed
    ..First-draft eukaryotic and archaeal models are also provided making initiator tRNA prediction easily accessible genes to any researcher or genome sequencing effort. The TFAM Web Server is available at http://tfam.lcb.uu.se. ..
  4. Rosander A, Connolly E, Roos S. Removal of antibiotic resistance gene-carrying plasmids from Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC 55730 and characterization of the resulting daughter strain, L. reuteri DSM 17938. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:6032-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Direct comparison of the parent and daughter strains for a series of in vitro properties and in a human clinical trial confirmed the retained probiotic properties of the daughter strain. ..
  5. Herthnek D, Nielsen S, Lindberg A, Bölske G. A robust method for bacterial lysis and DNA purification to be used with real-time PCR for detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in milk. J Microbiol Methods. 2008;75:335-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Quantification results also suggest that the level of MAP in the bulk tank milk of the studied Danish dairy herds was low, despite environmental isolation of MAP from the herds. ..
  6. Liu Y, Elsholz B, Enfors S, Gabig Ciminska M. Critical factors for the performance of chip array-based electrical detection of DNA for analysis of pathogenic bacteria. Anal Biochem. 2008;382:77-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Among the three variants of one-base mismatches, a sequence variation was most remarkable for adenine. On the other hand, no benefits in assay sensitivity were recognized by the use of longer capture probe linkers as the 6-C linker. ..
  7. Abdeldaim G, Stralin K, Kirsebom L, Olcen P, Blomberg J, Herrmann B. Detection of Haemophilus influenzae in respiratory secretions from pneumonia patients by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009;64:366-73 pubmed publisher
    ..influenzae in respiratory secretions. Quantification facilitates discrimination between disease-causing H. influenzae strains and commensal colonization...
  8. Pinne M, Ostberg Y, Comstedt P, Bergstr m S. Molecular analysis of the channel-forming protein P13 and its paralogue family 48 from different Lyme disease Borrelia species. Microbiology. 2004;150:549-59 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, p13 and bbi31 are the only members of gene family 48 that are transcribed in mice, suggesting their importance during mammalian infection...
  9. Almroth G, Lindell A, Aselius H, Sörén L, Svensson L, Hultman P, et al. Acute glomerulonephritis associated with streptococcus pyogenes with concomitant spread of streptococcus constellatus in four rural families. Ups J Med Sci. 2005;110:217-31 pubmed
    ..pyogenes but coincided with the transmission and colonization of S. constellatus or that the S. constellatus strains were highly pathogenic or nephritogenic and that this organism can be transmitted in such cases...

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  1. Olofsson T, Ahrne S, Molin G. Composition of the bacterial population of refrigerated beef, identified with direct 16S rRNA gene analysis and pure culture technique. Int J Food Microbiol. 2007;118:233-40 pubmed
  2. Königsson M, Ballagi A, Jansson E, Johansson K. Detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum in tissue samples by sequence capture and fluorescent PCR based on the 16S rRNA gene. Vet Microbiol. 2005;105:235-43 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the use of the mimic molecule in the system assured that false negative results could be identified. ..
  3. Hallin S, Throbäck I, Dicksved J, Pell M. Metabolic profiles and genetic diversity of denitrifying communities in activated sludge after addition of methanol or ethanol. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:5445-52 pubmed
  4. Blomberg P, Nordstr m K, Wagner E. Replication control of plasmid R1: RepA synthesis is regulated by CopA RNA through inhibition of leader peptide translation. EMBO J. 1992;11:2675-83 pubmed
    ..The possibility that direct translational coupling is required because of a suboptimal repA RBS cannot be excluded.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  5. Maisnier Patin S, Nordstrom K, DasGupta S. RecA-mediated rescue of Escherichia coli strains with replication forks arrested at the terminus. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:6065-73 pubmed
  6. Westberg J, Persson A, Holmberg A, Goesmann A, Lundeberg J, Johansson K, et al. The genome sequence of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC type strain PG1T, the causative agent of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP). Genome Res. 2004;14:221-7 pubmed
  7. Olsson A, Engström P, Söderman E. The homeobox genes ATHB12 and ATHB7 encode potential regulators of growth in response to water deficit in Arabidopsis. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;55:663-77 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these results indicate that ATHB12 and ATHB7 act to mediate a growth response to water deficit by similar mechanisms. ..
  8. Westling K, Julander I, Ljungman P, Vondracek M, Wretlind B, Jalal S. Identification of species of viridans group streptococci in clinical blood culture isolates by sequence analysis of the RNase P RNA gene, rnpB. J Infect. 2008;56:204-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Sequence analysis of the RNase P RNA gene (rnpB) showed that almost all isolates could be identified. This could be of importance for evaluation of the portal of entry in patients with septicaemia or infective endocarditis. ..
  9. DasGupta S, Maisnier Patin S, Nordstrom K. New genes with old modus operandi. The connection between supercoiling and partitioning of DNA in Escherichia coli. EMBO Rep. 2000;1:323-7 pubmed
    ..Thus, genes involved in chromosome topology, once set aside as 'red herrings' in the search for 'true' partition functions, are again recognized as being important for chromosome partitioning in E. coli. ..
  10. Jacobson M, Aspan A, Königsson M, Segerstad C, Wallgren P, Fellström C, et al. Routine diagnostics of Lawsonia intracellularis performed by PCR, serological and post mortem examination, with special emphasis on sample preparation methods for PCR. Vet Microbiol. 2004;102:189-201 pubmed
    ..To determine the presence of the bacteria in a herd, serology or repeated faecal sampling for PCR from target animals, or both, should be used...
  11. Bergman T, Hakansson S, Forsberg A, Norlander L, Macellaro A, Backman A, et al. Analysis of the V antigen lcrGVH-yopBD operon of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis: evidence for a regulatory role of LcrH and LcrV. J Bacteriol. 1991;173:1607-16 pubmed
    ..The activity of LcrH is modulated by a gene product of the operon that inhibits the negative action of LcrH on yop transcription in the absence of Ca2+. ..
  12. Jöborn A, Dorsch M, Olsson J, Westerdahl A, Kjelleberg S. Carnobacterium inhibens sp. nov., isolated from the intestine of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1999;49 Pt 4:1891-8 pubmed
    ..alterfunditum. However, the unique phenotypic attributes of strain K1T suggest that it represents a new species. The name Carnobacterium inhibens is proposed, for which the type strain is K1T (= CCUG 31728T). ..
  13. Nilsson K, Liu A, Pahlson C, Lindquist O. Demonstration of intracellular microorganisms (Rickettsia spp., Chlamydia pneumoniae, Bartonella spp.) in pathological human aortic valves by PCR. J Infect. 2005;50:46-52 pubmed
    ..that was significantly detected only in the pathological valves (Fisher's Exact test, 1-sided p = 0.046). The findings suggest that Rickettsia spp. also have a role in the pathogenesis of aortic valve disease. ..
  14. Råsbäck T, Jansson D, Johansson K, Fellström C. A novel enteropathogenic, strongly haemolytic spirochaete isolated from pig and mallard, provisionally designated 'Brachyspira suanatina' sp. nov. Environ Microbiol. 2007;9:983-91 pubmed
    ..We propose that this atypical spirochaete genotype should be regarded as a new species within the genus Brachyspira, and be provisionally designated 'Brachyspira suanatina' sp. nov...
  15. Krabbe M, Zabielski J, Bernander R, Nordstrom K. Inactivation of the replication-termination system affects the replication mode and causes unstable maintenance of plasmid R1. Mol Microbiol. 1997;24:723-35 pubmed
    ..Thus, the right Ter site in plasmid R1 appears to stabilize the plasmid by preventing multimerization and shifts from theta to rolling-circle replication. ..
  16. Fendukly F, Osterman B. Isolation of Actinobaculum schaalii and Actinobaculum urinale from a patient with chronic renal failure. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:3567-9 pubmed
    ..The two isolates were distinct with regard to their morphological and biochemical characteristics. Subsequent 16S rRNA gene sequencing classified the two species as Actinobaculum schaalii and A. urinale...
  17. Billström H, Lund B, Sullivan A, Nord C. Virulence and antimicrobial resistance in clinical Enterococcus faecium. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2008;32:374-7 pubmed publisher
    ..A significant correlation was found between the presence of esp(fm) and resistance to ampicillin, ciprofloxacin and imipenem (P<0.01). Twelve isolates were esp(fm)-positive and ampicillin-susceptible. ..
  18. Throbäck I, Enwall K, Jarvis A, Hallin S. Reassessing PCR primers targeting nirS, nirK and nosZ genes for community surveys of denitrifying bacteria with DGGE. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2004;49:401-17 pubmed publisher
    ..By use of the new nirS primers it was demonstrated that agricultural soil harbours a substantial diversity of nirS denitrifiers. ..
  19. Andersson J, Andersson S. Genome degradation is an ongoing process in Rickettsia. Mol Biol Evol. 1999;16:1178-91 pubmed publisher
    ..This may explain the low genomic G + C content (29%), the small genome size (1.1 Mb), and the high noncoding content (24%), as well as the presence of several pseudogenes in the Rickettsia prowazekii genome...
  20. Grunditz C, Dalhammar G. Development of nitrification inhibition assays using pure cultures of Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter. Water Res. 2001;35:433-40 pubmed
    ..The assays are applicable to determination of nitrification inhibition in samples of industrial waste waters or influents of treatment plants, or chemical substances likely to be found in wastewater. ..
  21. Grahn N, Hmani Aifa M, Fransen K, Söderkvist P, Monstein H. Molecular identification of Helicobacter DNA present in human colorectal adenocarcinomas by 16S rDNA PCR amplification and pyrosequencing analysis. J Med Microbiol. 2005;54:1031-5 pubmed
    ..262). 16S rDNA PCR amplification combined with pyrosequencing analysis of 16S rDNA variable V3 regions provides a powerful molecular tool to identify Helicobacter species in human biopsy specimens. ..
  22. Papapanou P, Neiderud A, Sandros J, Dahlen G. Interleukin-1 gene polymorphism and periodontal status. A case-control study. J Clin Periodontol. 2001;28:389-96 pubmed
    ..The composite genotype failed to distinguish between periodontitis patients and controls but correlated in patients with the severity of the disease and the antibody responses to periodontal microbiota. ..
  23. Dahlen G, Leonhardt A. A new checkerboard panel for testing bacterial markers in periodontal disease. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2006;21:6-11 pubmed
  24. Zhang M, Lovgren A. Cloning and sequencing of a beta-lactamase-encoding gene from the insect pathogen Bacillus thuringiensis. Gene. 1995;158:83-6 pubmed
  25. Song T, Mika F, Lindmark B, Liu Z, Schild S, Bishop A, et al. A new Vibrio cholerae sRNA modulates colonization and affects release of outer membrane vesicles. Mol Microbiol. 2008;70:100-11 pubmed publisher
    ..VrrA overproduction caused a distinct reduction in the TcpA protein level. Our findings suggest that VrrA contributes to bacterial fitness in certain stressful environments, and modulates infection of the host intestinal tract. ..
  26. Axelsson R, Oxelfelt F, Lindblad P. Transcriptional regulation of Nostoc uptake hydrogenase. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1999;170:77-81 pubmed
    ..muscorum. However, the level of hoxH transcripts did not change significantly during the induction of the H2-uptake activity. ..
  27. Dahlen G, Konradsson K, Eriksson S, Teanpaisan R, Piwat S, Carlén A. A microbiological study in relation to the presence of caries and calculus. Acta Odontol Scand. 2010;68:199-206 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine whether oral microflora in individuals with caries differs from that of individuals with calculus in Thai adolescents with poor oral hygiene...
  28. Dahlenborg M, Borch E, Radstrom P. Prevalence of Clostridium botulinum types B, E and F in faecal samples from Swedish cattle. Int J Food Microbiol. 2003;82:105-10 pubmed
    ..botulinum type B in cattle, whereas the effect of geographical location of rearing of the cattle (southern and central Sweden) was less significant. ..
  29. Abu Al Soud W, Stenram U, Ljungh A, Tranberg K, Nilsson H, Wadstrom T. DNA of Helicobacter spp. and common gut bacteria in primary liver carcinoma. Dig Liver Dis. 2008;40:126-31 pubmed
    ..The presence of DNA of Helicobacter species in liver specimens, but not of other common gut bacteria, was associated with human hepatic carcinogenesis. ..
  30. Berglund C, Ito T, Ikeda M, Ma X, Söderquist B, Hiramatsu K. Novel type of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain isolated in Sweden. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008;52:3512-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that novel SCCmec elements can be generated on the staphylococcal chromosome through the recombination between extant SCC elements and mec gene complexes. ..
  31. Hughes D, Buckingham R. The nucleotide sequence of rpsL and its flanking regions in Salmonella typhimurium. Gene. 1991;104:123-4 pubmed
    ..More surprisingly, the noncoding sequences surrounding the gene are also conserved at the 98% level, suggesting that they too are functionally important. ..
  32. Weitao T, DasGupta S, Nordstrom K. Role of the mukB gene in chromosome and plasmid partition in Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol. 2000;38:392-400 pubmed
  33. Welinder Olsson C, Stenqvist K, Badenfors M, Brandberg A, Florén K, Holm M, et al. EHEC outbreak among staff at a children's hospital--use of PCR for verocytotoxin detection and PFGE for epidemiological investigation. Epidemiol Infect. 2004;132:43-9 pubmed
    ..Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) was used to ascertain that staff members were infected by the same clone, and that two patients with E. coli O157 infection were not. ..
  34. Farewell A, Kvint K, Nystrom T. Negative regulation by RpoS: a case of sigma factor competition. Mol Microbiol. 1998;29:1039-51 pubmed
    ..Thus, we conclude that sigma factors compete for a limiting amount of RNA polymerase during stationary phase. The implications of this competition in the passive control of promoter activity is discussed. ..
  35. Karlsson J, Cardoso Palacios C, Nilsson A, Haggård Ljungquist E. Evolution of immunity and host chromosome integration site of P2-like coliphages. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:3923-35 pubmed
    ..The evolution of immunity and integration sites is complex, since it involves interactions both between the phages themselves and between phages and hosts, and often, both regulatory proteins and target DNA must change...
  36. Wu A, Rihouey C, Seveno M, Hörnblad E, Singh S, Matsunaga T, et al. The Arabidopsis IRX10 and IRX10-LIKE glycosyltransferases are critical for glucuronoxylan biosynthesis during secondary cell wall formation. Plant J. 2009;57:718-31 pubmed publisher
    ..This contrasts with the proposed function of the tobacco NpGUT1, which is closely related to the Arabidopsis IRX10 and IRX10-L proteins, in rhamnogalacturonan II biosynthesis. ..
  37. Holmberg C, Beijer L, Rutberg B, Rutberg L. Glycerol catabolism in Bacillus subtilis: nucleotide sequence of the genes encoding glycerol kinase (glpK) and glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (glpD). J Gen Microbiol. 1990;136:2367-75 pubmed
    ..In a coupled in vitro transcription/translation system, two proteins were found, corresponding in size to those predicted from the deduced amino acid sequences of glycerol kinase and G3P dehydrogenase (54 kDa and 63 kDa, respectively). ..
  38. Sundstrom L, Radstrom P, Swedberg G, Skold O. Site-specific recombination promotes linkage between trimethoprim- and sulfonamide resistance genes. Sequence characterization of dhfrV and sulI and a recombination active locus of Tn21. Mol Gen Genet. 1988;213:191-201 pubmed
    ..Similar structures were found at the 3' ends of the antibiotic resistance genes in Tn7, which could indicate similar recombination mechanisms to be effective in the evolutionary construction of all these different resistance elements. ..
  39. Jordan A, Pontis E, Aslund F, Hellman U, Gibert I, Reichard P. The ribonucleotide reductase system of Lactococcus lactis. Characterization of an NrdEF enzyme and a new electron transport protein. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:8779-85 pubmed
    ..The NrdEF enzymes use NrdH proteins as electron transporter in place of thioredoxin or glutaredoxin used by NrdAB enzymes. The two classes also differ in their allosteric regulation by dATP...
  40. Syv nen A, Amiri H, Jamal A, Andersson S, Kurland C. A chimeric disposition of the elongation factor genes in Rickettsia prowazekii. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:6192-9 pubmed
    ..coli. This atypical disposition of genes suggests that intrachromosomal recombination between duplicated tuf genes has contributed to the evolution of the unique genomic architecture of R. prowazekii...
  41. Bernander R, Poplawski A. Cell cycle characteristics of thermophilic archaea. J Bacteriol. 1997;179:4963-9 pubmed
    ..Finally, the in vivo organization of the chromosome DNA appeared to be different from that of eubacteria, as revealed by variation in the relative binding efficiency of different DNA stains...
  42. Miranda Vizuete A, Damdimopoulos A, Gustafsson J, Spyrou G. Cloning, expression, and characterization of a novel Escherichia coli thioredoxin. J Biol Chem. 1997;272:30841-7 pubmed
    ..In addition, the presence of the N-terminal domain appears to confer heat sensitivity to Trx2, unlike Trx1. Finally, Trx2 is present normally in growing E. coli cells as shown by Western blot analysis...
  43. Wall T, Roos S, Jacobsson K, Rosander A, Jonsson H. Phage display reveals 52 novel extracellular and transmembrane proteins from Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 20016(T). Microbiology. 2003;149:3493-505 pubmed publisher
    ..Further characterization of the extracellular and transmembrane proteins identified should contribute to the understanding of the probiotic properties of L. reuteri...
  44. Blomstergren A, Lundin A, Nilsson C, Engstrand L, Lundeberg J. Comparative analysis of the complete cag pathogenicity island sequence in four Helicobacter pylori isolates. Gene. 2004;328:85-93 pubmed
    ..Finally, a novel gene was identified in the cag PAI in three of the sequenced strains at the position of HP0521. This gene, HP0521B, is present in approximately half of Swedish H. pylori isolates. ..
  45. Hallin S, Lydmark P, Kokalj S, Hermansson M, Sörensson F, Jarvis A, et al. Community survey of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in full-scale activated sludge processes with different solids retention time. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;99:629-40 pubmed
    ..The commonly used FISH probes designed to target all beta-proteobacterial AOB does not detect certain Nitrosomonas oligotropha populations, leading to an underestimation of AOB if a wider set of probes is not used. ..
  46. Papaefthimiou D, Hrouzek P, Mugnai M, Lukesova A, Turicchia S, Rasmussen U, et al. Differential patterns of evolution and distribution of the symbiotic behaviour in nostocacean cyanobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:553-64 pubmed publisher
  47. Pringle M, Bergsten C, Fernström L, Höök H, Johansson K. Isolation and characterization of Treponema phagedenis-like spirochetes from digital dermatitis lesions in Swedish dairy cattle. Acta Vet Scand. 2008;50:40 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to obtain pure cultures of spirochetes from cattle with digital dermatitis and to describe them further...
  48. Bernardo L, Johansson L, Skarfstad E, Shingler V. sigma54-promoter discrimination and regulation by ppGpp and DksA. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:828-38 pubmed publisher
    ..The mechanism behind this difference can be traced to reduced promoter discrimination of low affinity sigma(54)-promoters that is conferred by the strong DNA binding properties of the P. putida sigma(54)-RNA polymerase holoenzyme. ..
  49. Talyzina N, Ingvarsson P, Zhu J, Wai S, Andersson A. Molecular diversification in the quorum-sensing system of Vibrio cholerae: Role of natural selection in the emergence of pandemic strains. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:3808-12 pubmed publisher
    ..cholerae strains. The hapR2 has evolved under strong natural selection, implying that its fixation was influenced by conditions that led to cholera pandemics...
  50. Costa J, Romero E, Lindblad P. Sequence based data supports a single Nostoc strain in individual coralloid roots of cycads. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2004;49:481-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the potential problems of using different methods (e.g., PCR fingerprinting) to study the genetic diversity of symbiotic cyanobacteria, is also addressed...
  51. L vgren A, Zhang M, Engstr m A, Dalhammar G, Land n R. Molecular characterization of immune inhibitor A, a secreted virulence protease from Bacillus thuringiensis. Mol Microbiol. 1990;4:2137-46 pubmed
    ..The LD50 dose of purified InA protein injected in T. ni larvae was 12.5 +/- 2.5 ng per mg of larval body weight...
  52. Ahmed H, Svensson L, Cope L, Latimer J, Hansen E, Ahlman K, et al. Prevalence of cdtABC genes encoding cytolethal distending toxin among Haemophilus ducreyi and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans strains. J Med Microbiol. 2001;50:860-4 pubmed
    ..ducreyi strains from different geographic areas. These results indicate that the majority of pathogenic H. ducreyi and A. actinomycetemcomitans strains express a CDT activity encoded by all three cdtABC...
  53. Qvarnstr m Y, Swedberg G. Sulphonamide resistant commensal Neisseria with alterations in the dihydropteroate synthase can be isolated from carriers not exposed to sulphonamides. BMC Microbiol. 2002;2:34 pubmed
    ..meningitidis. Sulphonamide resistant commensal Neisseria were isolated from an environment not exposed to sulphonamides, suggesting that resistant Neisseria has become a natural part of the commensal throat flora...
  54. Fröderberg L, Houben E, Samuelson J, Chen M, Park S, Phillips G, et al. Versatility of inner membrane protein biogenesis in Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol. 2003;47:1015-27 pubmed
    ..This indicates that IMP assembly is much more versatile than previously thought. ..
  55. Nilsson A, Berg O, Aspevall O, Kahlmeter G, Andersson D. Biological costs and mechanisms of fosfomycin resistance in Escherichia coli. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003;47:2850-8 pubmed
    ..According to the mathematical model, the reduced growth rate of the resistant strains will prevent them from establishing in the bladder, which could explain why fosfomycin resistance remains rare in clinical isolates. ..
  56. Flock M, Karlstrom A, Lannergård J, Guss B, Flock J. Protective effect of vaccination with recombinant proteins from Streptococcus equi subspecies equi in a strangles model in the mouse. Vaccine. 2006;24:4144-51 pubmed
    ..Co-administration of CNE with EAG, a poorly immunogenic alpha2-macroglobulin-, albumin- and immunoglobulin G-binding protein, resulted in a significant synergistic effect and enhanced the protective immune response against EAG...
  57. Lindroos H, Vinnere O, Mira A, Repsilber D, Näslund K, Andersson S. Genome rearrangements, deletions, and amplifications in the natural population of Bartonella henselae. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:7426-39 pubmed
    ..henselae population plays an important role in the establishment of long-term persistent infection in the natural host by promoting antigenic variation and escape from the host immune response...
  58. Lofmark S, Jernberg C, Jansson J, Edlund C. Clindamycin-induced enrichment and long-term persistence of resistant Bacteroides spp. and resistance genes. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2006;58:1160-7 pubmed
    ..The aim was to study the long-term consequences of 1 week clindamycin administration regarding selection and persistence of resistance, resistance determinants and diversity of the Bacteroides spp. in the intestinal microflora...
  59. Ghosh J, Larsson P, Singh B, Pettersson B, Islam N, Sarkar S, et al. Sporulation in mycobacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:10781-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, our data show sporulation as a lifestyle adapted by mycobacteria under stress and tempt us to suggest this as a possible mechanism for dormancy and/or persistent infection. If so, this might lead to new prophylactic strategies...
  60. Welinder Olsson C, Kjellin E, Vaht K, Jacobsson S, Wenneras C. First case of human "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis" infection in a febrile patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:1956-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Amplification of 16S rRNA gene sequences from blood and sequence analysis revealed "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis." We report the first case of human disease caused by "Ca. Neoehrlichia mikurensis."..
  61. Sundstrom L, Skold O. The dhfrI trimethoprim resistance gene of Tn7 can be found at specific sites in other genetic surroundings. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1990;34:642-50 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the newly observed location of dhfrI could shed light on the evolution of the antibiotic resistance region of Tn7, which could be able to take up genes by the same mechanism as that of Tn21-like transposons. ..
  62. Samuelsson T, Macao B, B lske G. A 13-kDa protein with a helix-turn-helix motif is encoded by bacterial operons related to the SRP pathway. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1997;231:839-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Sequence analysis of the p13 proteins strongly suggest that they have a helix-turn-helix (HTH) motif, indicating that they are gene regulatory proteins...
  63. Withers H, Bernander R. Characterization of dnaC2 and dnaC28 mutants by flow cytometry. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:1624-31 pubmed
    ..Efficient use of dnaC mutants for cell cycle studies is discussed. ..
  64. Leonhardt A, Bergstrom C, Lekholm U. Microbiologic diagnostics at titanium implants. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2003;5:226-32 pubmed
    ..Therefore, a microbiologic diagnosis may be of value as guidance before treatment of such lesions...
  65. Rudolph T, Welinder Olsson C, Lind Brandberg L, Stenevi U. 16S rDNA PCR analysis of infectious keratitis: a case series. Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 2004;82:463-7 pubmed
    ..Analysis of corneal scrapings by 16S rDNA PCR should be considered as a supplement to standard microbiological procedures. However, the results of this relatively new method have to be interpreted carefully. ..
  66. Odegrip R, Nilsson A, Haggård Ljungquist E. Identification of a gene encoding a functional reverse transcriptase within a highly variable locus in the P2-like coliphages. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:1643-7 pubmed
    ..The product of one of them exhibits reverse transcriptase activity and blocks infection of phage T5...
  67. Frykholm K, Morimatsu K, Norden B. Conserved conformation of RecA protein after executing the DNA strand-exchange reaction. A site-specific linear dichroism structure study. Biochemistry. 2006;45:11172-8 pubmed
    ..The implications of the structural similarities as well as the significance of some conformational variations observed for a few amino acid residues that may be involved in interactions with DNA are discussed. ..
  68. Nikolaitchouk N, Andersch B, Falsen E, Strömbeck L, Mattsby Baltzer I. The lower genital tract microbiota in relation to cytokine-, SLPI- and endotoxin levels: application of checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization (CDH). APMIS. 2008;116:263-77 pubmed publisher
    ..CDH appears to be a suitable tool for future analyses of large numbers of clinical samples with an extended number of bacterial probes. ..
  69. Capurro A, Artursson K, Waller K, Bengtsson B, Ericsson Unnerstad H, Aspan A. Comparison of a commercialized phenotyping system, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, and tuf gene sequence-based genotyping for species-level identification of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from cases of bovine mastitis. Vet Microbiol. 2009;134:327-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study indicates that the studied phenotypic methods are unreliable for identification of CNS from bovine intra-mammary infections...
  70. Pringle M, Backhans A, Otman F, Sjölund M, Fellström C. Isolation of spirochetes of genus Treponema from pigs with ear necrosis. Vet Microbiol. 2009;139:279-83 pubmed publisher
    ..From the oral samples two pure isolates were obtained. One of these isolates was identified as the same species as in the ear lesion and one as Treponema socranskii. Species identification was based on 16S rRNA gene sequences...
  71. Advani A, van der Heide H, Hallander H, Mooi F. Analysis of Swedish Bordetella pertussis isolates with three typing methods: characterization of an epidemic lineage. J Microbiol Methods. 2009;78:297-301 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of the ptxP3 allele in different genetic backgrounds may indicate horizontal gene transfer within B. pertussis or homoplasy. Alternatively, this observation may be due to convergence of PFGE types...
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