Experts and Doctors on bacteria in Los Angeles, California, United States

Summary

Locale: Los Angeles, California, United States
Topic: bacteria

Top Publications

  1. He Z, Kan J, Wang Y, Huang Y, Mansfeld F, Nealson K. Electricity production coupled to ammonium in a microbial fuel cell. Environ Sci Technol. 2009;43:3391-7 pubmed
    ..The present MFC achieved an ammonium removal efficiency of 49.2 +/- 5.9 or 69.7 +/- 3.6%, depending on hydraulic retention time, but exhibited a very low Coulombic efficiency. ..
  2. Michail S, Durbin M, Turner D, Griffiths A, Mack D, Hyams J, et al. Alterations in the gut microbiome of children with severe ulcerative colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012;18:1799-808 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is the first to characterize the gut microbiome in a large cohort of pediatric patients with severe UC and describes changes in the gut microbiome as a potential prognostic feature. ..
  3. Schopf J, Kudryavtsev A, Agresti D, Wdowiak T, Czaja A. Laser--Raman imagery of Earth's earliest fossils. Nature. 2002;416:73-6 pubmed
  4. Kan J, Hsu L, Cheung A, Pirbazari M, Nealson K. Current production by bacterial communities in microbial fuel cells enriched from wastewater sludge with different electron donors. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:1139-46 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, characterizations of cultivated Shewanella strains suggested that DGGE analysis likely missed active members of exoelectrogenic populations. ..
  5. Winter J, Tang Y. Synthetic biological approaches to natural product biosynthesis. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2012;23:736-43 pubmed publisher
  6. Salimnia H, Fairfax M, Lephart P, Schreckenberger P, DesJarlais S, Johnson J, et al. Evaluation of the FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel: Results of a Multicenter Controlled Trial. J Clin Microbiol. 2016;54:687-98 pubmed publisher
    ..2%), which achieved 98.3% sensitivity after resolution of an unavoidable phenotypic error. The sensitivity and specificity for vanA/B and blaKPC were 100%; those for mecA were 98.4 and 98.3%, respectively. ..
  7. Lake J, Servin J, Herbold C, Skophammer R. Evidence for a new root of the tree of life. Syst Biol. 2008;57:835-43 pubmed publisher
  8. Zanoni D, Isenberg S, Apt L. A comparison of silver nitrate with erythromycin for prophylaxis against ophthalmia neonatorum. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1992;31:295-8 pubmed
  9. McCannel C. Meta-analysis of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents: causative organisms and possible prevention strategies. Retina. 2011;31:654-61 pubmed publisher
    ..To report the rates of endophthalmitis and the spectrum of causative organisms after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents and possible prevention strategies...

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  1. Abrahamian F, Goldstein E. Microbiology of animal bite wound infections. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2011;24:231-46 pubmed publisher
  2. Sylvan J, Toner B, Edwards K. Life and death of deep-sea vents: bacterial diversity and ecosystem succession on inactive hydrothermal sulfides. MBio. 2012;3:e00279-11 pubmed publisher
  3. Zhang M, Yang L, Ren J, Ahlgren N, Fuhrman J, Sun F. Prediction of virus-host infectious association by supervised learning methods. BMC Bioinformatics. 2017;18:60 pubmed publisher
    ..The maximum likelihood approach can be used to estimate the fraction of true infectious associated viruses in viral tagging experiments. ..
  4. Schopf J, Farmer J, Foster I, Kudryavtsev A, Gallardo V, Espinoza C. Gypsum-permineralized microfossils and their relevance to the search for life on Mars. Astrobiology. 2012;12:619-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Key Words: Confocal laser scanning microscopy-Gypsum fossils-Mars sample return missions-Raman spectroscopy-Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument-Sulfuretum. ..
  5. Mayer E, Savidge T, Shulman R. Brain-gut microbiome interactions and functional bowel disorders. Gastroenterology. 2014;146:1500-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies are needed to better characterize alterations to the intestinal microbiome in large cohorts of well-phenotyped patients, and to correlate intestinal metabolites with specific abnormalities in gut-brain interactions. ..
  6. Medema M, Kottmann R, Yilmaz P, Cummings M, Biggins J, Blin K, et al. Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster. Nat Chem Biol. 2015;11:625-31 pubmed publisher
  7. Zimmer Faust A, Thulsiraj V, Marambio Jones C, Cao Y, Griffith J, Holden P, et al. Effect of freshwater sediment characteristics on the persistence of fecal indicator bacteria and genetic markers within a Southern California watershed. Water Res. 2017;119:1-11 pubmed publisher
    ..It is important to consider the variability in the persistence of genetic markers and FIB when evaluating indicators of fecal contamination in sediments, even within one watershed. ..
  8. Tai K, Le V, Selsted M, Ouellette A. Hydrophobic determinants of ?-defensin bactericidal activity. Infect Immun. 2014;82:2195-202 pubmed publisher
  9. Yeates T, Kent S. Racemic protein crystallography. Annu Rev Biophys. 2012;41:41-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent ideas and results in the area of racemic protein crystallography are reviewed. ..
  10. Ouverney C, Fuhrman J. Combined microautoradiography-16S rRNA probe technique for determination of radioisotope uptake by specific microbial cell types in situ. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1999;65:1746-52 pubmed
    ..We suggest a name for our triple-labeling technique, substrate-tracking autoradiographic fluorescent in situ hybridization (STARFISH), which should aid in the "dissection" of microbial communities by type and function. ..