Chromobacterium violaceum

Summary

Alias: "Chromobacterium janthinum" (Zopf) Ford 1927, not "Chromobacterium violaceum" Leifson 1956, Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini 1880, Chromobacterium manilae, Chromobacterium laurentium, Chromobacterium janthinum, Chromobacterium goianiensis, "Chromobacterium manilae" (Krasil'nikov) Leifson 1956, "Chromobacterium laurentium" (Migula) Leifson 1956, not "Chromobacterium violaceum" as described by Breed et al. 1957

Top Publications

  1. doi Enhancement of L-tryptophan 5-hydroxylation activity by structure-based modification of L-phenylalanine 4-hydroxylase from Chromobacterium violaceum
    Kuniki Kino
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3 4 1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 169 8555, Japan
    J Biosci Bioeng 108:184-9. 2009
  2. doi Bacillus pumilus of Palk Bay origin inhibits quorum-sensing-mediated virulence factors in Gram-negative bacteria
    Chari Nithya
    Department of Biotechnology, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 630 003, Tamil Nadu, India
    Res Microbiol 161:293-304. 2010
  3. ncbi Screening of certain medicinal plants from India for their anti-quorum sensing activity
    Maryam Zahin
    Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202 002, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 48:1219-24. 2010
  4. ncbi Studies on the occurrence of Gram-negative bacteria in ticks: Ixodes ricinus as a potential vector of Pasteurella
    Nimfa Maria Stojek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:319-22. 2004
  5. doi Structural basis for mannose recognition by a lectin from opportunistic bacteria Burkholderia cenocepacia
    Emilie Lameignere
    CERMAV CNRS, BP 53, F 38041, Grenoble, Cedex 09, France
    Biochem J 411:307-18. 2008
  6. doi Blocking of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Chromobacterium violaceum lectins by diverse mammalian milks
    K D Zinger-Yosovich
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Dairy Sci 93:473-82. 2010
  7. doi Diversity and quorum-sensing signal production of Proteobacteria associated with marine sponges
    Naglaa M Mohamed
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:75-86. 2008
  8. pmc Kinetic isotope effects on aromatic and benzylic hydroxylation by Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase as probes of chemical mechanism and reactivity
    Aram J Panay
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2128, USA
    Biochemistry 47:11118-24. 2008
  9. ncbi Cloning and expression of Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase in Escherichia coli and comparison of amino acid sequence with mammalian aromatic amino acid hydroxylases
    A Onishi
    Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    J Biol Chem 266:18454-9. 1991
  10. ncbi Methods for detecting acylated homoserine lactones produced by Gram-negative bacteria and their application in studies of AHL-production kinetics
    L Ravn
    Department of Seafood Research, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Søltofts Plads, c o Technical University of Denmark Bldg 221, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    J Microbiol Methods 44:239-51. 2001

Detail Information

Publications159 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Enhancement of L-tryptophan 5-hydroxylation activity by structure-based modification of L-phenylalanine 4-hydroxylase from Chromobacterium violaceum
    Kuniki Kino
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3 4 1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 169 8555, Japan
    J Biosci Bioeng 108:184-9. 2009
    ..It had been known that l-phenylalanine 4-hydroxylase from Chromobacterium violaceum could convert l-tryptophan to 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan and l-phenylalanine to l-tyrosine; however, the ..
  2. doi Bacillus pumilus of Palk Bay origin inhibits quorum-sensing-mediated virulence factors in Gram-negative bacteria
    Chari Nithya
    Department of Biotechnology, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 630 003, Tamil Nadu, India
    Res Microbiol 161:293-304. 2010
    ..Eleven strains inhibited QS signals in Chromobacterium violaceum (ATCC 12472) and C. violaceum CV026...
  3. ncbi Screening of certain medicinal plants from India for their anti-quorum sensing activity
    Maryam Zahin
    Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202 002, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 48:1219-24. 2010
    ..24 Indian medicinal plants were tested by agar well and disc diffusion assay for anti-QS activity using Chromobacterium violaceum (CV12472 and CVO26) reporter strains. AHL from C...
  4. ncbi Studies on the occurrence of Gram-negative bacteria in ticks: Ixodes ricinus as a potential vector of Pasteurella
    Nimfa Maria Stojek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:319-22. 2004
    ..Serratia marcescens, Serratia plymuthica on EMB agar and Aeromonas hydrophila, Burkholderia cepacia, Chromobacterium violaceum, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia on tryptic soya agar...
  5. doi Structural basis for mannose recognition by a lectin from opportunistic bacteria Burkholderia cenocepacia
    Emilie Lameignere
    CERMAV CNRS, BP 53, F 38041, Grenoble, Cedex 09, France
    Biochem J 411:307-18. 2008
    ..Orthologues have been identified in the opportunist bacteria Ralstonia solanacearum, Chromobacterium violaceum and Burkholderia of Bcc. The genome of the J2315 strain of B...
  6. doi Blocking of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Chromobacterium violaceum lectins by diverse mammalian milks
    K D Zinger-Yosovich
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Dairy Sci 93:473-82. 2010
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Chromobacterium violaceum morbid and mortal infections are initiated by bacterial adherence to host-cell receptors via their adhesins, including lectins (which also contribute to bacterial biofilm formation)...
  7. doi Diversity and quorum-sensing signal production of Proteobacteria associated with marine sponges
    Naglaa M Mohamed
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:75-86. 2008
    ..We used three different AHL biodetection systems in diffusion assays: Chromobacterium violaceum, Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Sinorhizobium meliloti with optimal sensitivity to short-chain (C4-C6), ..
  8. pmc Kinetic isotope effects on aromatic and benzylic hydroxylation by Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase as probes of chemical mechanism and reactivity
    Aram J Panay
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2128, USA
    Biochemistry 47:11118-24. 2008
    Phenylalanine hydroxylase from Chromobacterium violaceum (CvPheH) is a non-heme iron monooxygenase that catalyzes the hydroxylation of phenylalanine to tyrosine...
  9. ncbi Cloning and expression of Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase in Escherichia coli and comparison of amino acid sequence with mammalian aromatic amino acid hydroxylases
    A Onishi
    Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802
    J Biol Chem 266:18454-9. 1991
    The complete amino acid sequence (296 amino acids) of Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) was determined by nucleotide analysis of a DNA clone isolated using both a synthetic oligonucleotide probe based on the NH2-..
  10. ncbi Methods for detecting acylated homoserine lactones produced by Gram-negative bacteria and their application in studies of AHL-production kinetics
    L Ravn
    Department of Seafood Research, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Søltofts Plads, c o Technical University of Denmark Bldg 221, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    J Microbiol Methods 44:239-51. 2001
    ..coli pSB403 (LuxR), Agrobacterium tumefaciens A136 (TraR) and both induction and inhibition of Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 (CviR). All strains except one was found to produce AHL(s)...
  11. pmc Reconstitution of the FK228 biosynthetic pathway reveals cross talk between modular polyketide synthases and fatty acid synthase
    Shane R Wesener
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1501-7. 2011
    ..NRPS)-polyketide synthase (PKS) pathway for the biosynthesis of FK228 anticancer depsipeptide in Chromobacterium violaceum strain 968...
  12. doi Inhibition of quorum-sensing signals by essential oils
    Mira Agnes Szabó
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Phytother Res 24:782-6. 2010
    ..The effect of essential oils on bacterial growth and QS were evaluated using the sensor strain Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 and N-acyl homoserine lactone (AHL) producing Escherichia coli ATTC 31298 and the grapevine ..
  13. doi Screening of traditional Chinese medicinal plants for quorum-sensing inhibitors activity
    Khee Hoon Koh
    Department of Natural Sciences and Science Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:144-8. 2011
    ..To test for anti-QS activity, 10 TCM herbs were screened using two biomonitor strains, Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01...
  14. ncbi Structural comparison of bacterial and human iron-dependent phenylalanine hydroxylases: similar fold, different stability and reaction rates
    Heidi Erlandsen
    The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Mol Biol 320:645-61. 2002
    ..It is thus of interest to compare the structure of the divergent Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase (CvPheOH) ( approximately 24% sequence identity overall) to the related human ..
  15. ncbi [Synthesis of signaling N-acyl-homoserine-lactones participating in quorum sensing in rhizosphere and soil bacteria Pseudomonas and Xanthomonas]
    I A Khmel'
    Institute of Molecular Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 123182 Russia
    Genetika 38:568-70. 2002
    ..Screening was conducted by using a test system based on the mutant strain Chromobacterium violaceum, which was unable to synthesize AHL but produced a pigment violacein in the presence of exogenous AHL...
  16. doi Microbial growth and quorum sensing antagonist activities of herbal plants extracts
    Reema Al-Hussaini
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan
    Molecules 14:3425-35. 2009
    ..5-3.0 mg). As for antiquorum sensing activity against Chromobacterium violaceum, superior activity (>17 mm QS inhibition) was associated with Sonchus oleraceus and Laurus nobilis ..
  17. ncbi Production of N-acyl homoserine lactones by gram-negative bacteria isolated from contact lens wearers
    H Zhu
    Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 29:150-2. 2001
    ..The biosensor strains Chromobacterium violaceum mutant CV026 and Agrobacterium tumefaciens A136 were used for detection of AHL signal molecules...
  18. ncbi Enterobacteriaceae associated with eggs of Podocnemis expansa and Podocnemis unifilis (Testudines:Chelonia) in nonpolluted sites of national park of Araguaia Plains, Brazil
    Paula Benevides de Morais
    Laboratório de Microbiologia Ambiental e Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Tocantins, Palmas Tocantins, 77020220, Brazil
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:656-61. 2010
    ..expansa were positive for Shigella flexneri. Other isolates included Chromobacterium violaceum, Escherichia coli, and Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida. Eggs of P...
  19. pmc Chitinolytic activity in Chromobacterium violaceum: substrate analysis and regulation by quorum sensing
    L S Chernin
    The Otto Warburg Center for Biotechnology in Agriculture and the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Bacteriol 180:4435-41. 1998
    ..In Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 31532 a number of phenotypic characteristics, including production of the purple pigment violacein, ..
  20. doi Kinetics of thermal unfolding of phenylalanine hydroxylase variants containing different metal cofactors (FeII, CoII, and ZnII) and their isokinetic relationship
    Aristobulo Loaiza
    Brown Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Inorg Chem 47:4877-83. 2008
    The kinetics of thermal unfolding of apo- and holo-Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase (cPAH) was investigated using circular dichroism (CD) over the temperature range 44-76 degrees C...
  21. ncbi Production of acylated homoserine lactones by different serotypes of Vibrio anguillarum both in culture and during infection of rainbow trout
    Christiane Buch
    Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Søltofts Plads, c o Technical University of Denmark Bldg 221, Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:338-49. 2003
    ..One strain, a serotype O4, induced a strong response in the Chromobacterium violaceum (CV026) monitoring system...
  22. ncbi Skin infections and infestations in Aboriginal communities in northern Australia
    B J Currie
    Tropical Medicine and International Health Unit, Menzies School of Health Research, Flinders University, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 41:139-43; quiz 144-5. 2000
    ..Other skin infections related to the tropical environment include melioidosis, nocardiosis, Chromobacterium violaceum and chromoblastomycosis...
  23. pmc Measurement of the intramolecular isotope effect on aliphatic hydroxylation by Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase
    Aram J Panay
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 132:5584-5. 2010
    The non-heme iron enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase from Chromobacterium violaceum has previously been shown to catalyze the hydroxylation of benzylic and aliphatic carbons in addition to the normal aromatic hydroxylation reaction...
  24. ncbi Structural heterogeneity regarding local Shwartzman activity of lipid A
    J Mashimo
    Department of Microbial Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Showa University, Tokyo
    Microbiol Immunol 32:653-66. 1988
    ..A lipid A fraction, Cv-A4 from Chromobacterium violaceum IFO 12614, which was proposed to have two acyloxyacyl groups at the C-2 and C-2' positions with other ..
  25. ncbi Nanocytotoxicity: violacein and violacein-loaded poly (D, L-lactide-co-glycolide) nanoparticles acting on human leukemic cells
    Patricia S Melo
    Biochemistry Department, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, CP 6109, Campinas, SP, 13083 970, Brazil
    J Biomed Nanotechnol 5:192-201. 2009
    Violacein is a compound obtained from Chromobacterium violaceum, a bacterium found in the Amazonian region...
  26. doi Long-chain acylhomoserine lactones increase the anoxic ammonium oxidation rate in an OLAND biofilm
    Haydée De Clippeleir
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90:1511-9. 2011
    ..the presence of long-chain acylhomoserine lactones (AHLs) was shown using the reporter strain Chromobacterium violaceum CV026, and one specific AHL, N-dodecanoyl homoserine lactone (C(12)-HSL), was identified via LC-MS/MS...
  27. ncbi Antipathogenic potential of marine Bacillus sp. SS4 on N-acyl-homoserine-lactone-mediated virulence factors production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PAO1)
    K Syed Musthafa
    Department of Biotechnology, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 630 003, India
    J Biosci 36:55-67. 2011
    ..factors and biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 and violacein pigment production in Chromobacterium violaceum. In the present study, the marine bacterial strain SS4 showed potential QSI activity in a concentration-..
  28. doi Oxidative DNA damage protective activity, antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing potentials of Moringa oleifera
    Brahma N Singh
    Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Mushlim University, Aligarh 202 001, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:1109-16. 2009
    ..Eventually, LE and FE were found to inhibit violacein production, a QS-regulated behavior in Chromobacterium violaceum 12472.
  29. ncbi Gulbenkiania mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from treated municipal wastewater
    Ivone Vaz-Moreira
    Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:1108-12. 2007
    ..Its closest phylogenetic neighbours were Aquitalea magnusonii and Chromobacterium violaceum (<94 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity)...
  30. ncbi N-acyl homoserine lactones are degraded via an amidolytic activity in Comamonas sp. strain D1
    Stephane Uroz
    CNRS, ISV, Batiment 23, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Arch Microbiol 187:249-56. 2007
    ..its N-AHSL degradation ability, strain D1 efficiently quenches various QS-dependent functions in other bacteria, such as violacein production by Chromobacterium violaceum and pathogenicity and antibiotic production in Pectobacterium.
  31. doi Chromobacterium piscinae sp. nov. and Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum sp. nov., from environmental samples
    Peter Kampfer
    Institut fur Angewandte Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:2486-90. 2009
    ..respectively isolated in 1972 and before 1953 from environmental samples and previously assigned to Chromobacterium violaceum, were studied again in detail for their taxonomic position...
  32. pmc Two cases of Chromobacterium violaceum infection after injury in a subtropical region
    J Lee
    Department of Clinical Pathology, College of Medicine, Inha University, Inchon, Korea
    J Clin Microbiol 37:2068-70. 1999
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a gram-negative rod and is isolated from soil and water in tropical and subtropical regions. The species have pigmented and nonpigmented colony types. Infections caused by nonpigmented strains are rare...
  33. doi Characterization of a gene cluster and its putative promoter region for violacein biosynthesis in Pseudoalteromonas sp. 520P1
    Xi Zhang
    Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, 185 Miyanokuchi, Tosayamada, Kami, Kochi, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90:1963-71. 2011
    ..The expression of these enzymes is known to be regulated by a quorum sensing mechanism in Chromobacterium violaceum and Pseudoalteromonas sp. 520P1...
  34. doi Tocopherol, carotene, phenolic contents and antibacterial properties of rose essential oil, hydrosol and absolute
    Seyhan Ulusoy
    Experimental and Observational Student Research and Practice Centre, Suleyman Demirel University, 32260, Isparta, Turkey
    Curr Microbiol 59:554-8. 2009
    ..activity against Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 27853), Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 6633), Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 6538), Chromobacterium violaceum (ATCC 12472) and Erwinia carotovora (ATCC 39048) strains.
  35. ncbi Genetic analysis of violacein biosynthesis by Chromobacterium violaceum
    Regina Vasconcellos Antônio
    Departamento de Bioquimica, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Caixa Postal 476, 88040 900 Florianopolis, SC, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 3:85-91. 2004
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum presents a distinctive phenotypic characteristic, the production of a deep violet pigment named violacein...
  36. doi Diversity in antifungal activity of strains of Chromobacterium violaceum from the Brazilian Amazon
    Eriana Serpa Barreto
    Embrapa Soja, Cx Postal 231, Londrina, Paraná 86001 970, Brazil
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 35:783-90. 2008
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a free-living Gram-negative bacterium found in soil and aquatic habitats; abundantly present in the Brazilian Amazon, it is an important example of exploitable microbial diversity of the tropics...
  37. ncbi Ecthyma gangrenosum and septic shock syndrome secondary to Chromobacterium violaceum
    Katherine L Brown
    Department of Dermatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:S224-8. 2006
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a gram-negative bacterium of soil and water in tropical and subtropical environments...
  38. ncbi Genetic characterization of Chromobacterium isolates from black water environments in the Brazilian Amazon
    M Hungria
    Embrapa Soja, Londrina, PR, Brazil
    Lett Appl Microbiol 41:17-23. 2005
    To isolate and to characterize the diversity of Chromobacterium violaceum from the Brazilian Amazon region.
  39. doi Gene expression of the arsenic resistance operon in Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472
    Juliana Simão Nina de Azevedo
    Departamento de Genetica, Laboratorio de Polimorfismo de DNA, Universidade Federal do Para, Campus Universitario do Guama, Rua Augusto Correa 01, 66075 970 Belem PA, Brazil
    Can J Microbiol 54:137-42. 2008
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472 presents an arsRCB-type operon, which is involved in arsenic resistance...
  40. doi Bacteria flora and heavy metals in cultivated oysters Crassostrea iredalei of Setiu Wetland, East Coast Peninsular Malaysia
    M Najiah
    Faculty of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
    Vet Res Commun 32:377-81. 2008
    ..Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio vulnificus, Vibrio cholerae, Enterobacter cloacae, Escherichia coli and Chromobacterium violaceum. They also contain high concentration of Zn (785.68 +/- 285...
  41. ncbi [Chromobacterium violaceum peritonitis: case report and literature review]
    J Watine
    Service de Biologie Polyvalente, Centre Hospitalier General, Rodez
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 64:327-30. 2006
    We report a case of Chromobacterium violaceum infection and we review the literature for all published cases. C...
  42. pmc Quorum sensing in Chromobacterium violaceum: DNA recognition and gene regulation by the CviR receptor
    Devin L Stauff
    Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:3871-8. 2011
    The bacterial pathogen Chromobacterium violaceum uses a LuxIR-type quorum-sensing system to detect and respond to changes in cell population density...
  43. ncbi Chromobacterium violaceum Infection in a free-ranging howler monkey in Costa Rica
    Mario Baldi
    Tropical Diseases Research Program, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Heredia, Apartado Postal 86 3000, Costa Rica
    J Wildl Dis 46:306-10. 2010
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a gram-negative saprobe bacterium that is a rare opportunistic pathogen in mammals. There are numerous reports in humans including fatalities, but no record exists in free-ranging nonhuman primates...
  44. ncbi Synthesis, nematicidal and antimicrobial properties of Bis-[4-methoxy-3-[3-(4-fluorophenyl)-6-(4-methylphenyl)-2(aryl)-tetrahydro-2H-pyrazolo[3,4-d]thiazol-5-yl]phenyl]methanes
    Cherkupally Sanjeeva Reddy
    Department of Chemistry, Kakatiya University
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 57:685-93. 2009
    ..Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MTCC 741), Klebsiella aerogenes (MTCC 39), Chromobacterium violaceum (MTCC 2656) and also screened for their antifungal (MZI, MIC and MFC) activity against four fungal ..
  45. pmc Hydrogen peroxide linked to lysine oxidase activity facilitates biofilm differentiation and dispersal in several gram-negative bacteria
    Anne Mai-Prochnow
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Marine Bio Innovation, Biological Sciences Building, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Bacteriol 190:5493-501. 2008
    ..subpopulations of cells in microcolonies also die during biofilm formation in two of these organisms, Chromobacterium violaceum and Caulobacter crescentus...
  46. ncbi Inhibition of quorum sensing-regulated behaviors by Scorzonera sandrasica
    Gulgun Bosgelmez-Tinaz
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Suleyman Demirel University, 32260, Isparta, Turkey
    Curr Microbiol 55:114-8. 2007
    ..from Scorzonera sandrasica were found to inhibit violacein production, a QS-regulated behavior in Chromobacterium violaceum. In addition, the chloroform extract was also able to inhibit QS-regulated carbapenem antibiotic ..
  47. ncbi [Cloning of phzIR from the endophytic Pseudomonas sp. G5 and its expression in Escherichia coli]
    Hui Li
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
    Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao 25:832-9. 2009
    ..of AHLs at a detectable level using Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) analysis combined with bioreporter Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 bioassay, and N-hexanoyl-homoserine lactone (HHL, C6-HSL) with Rf value 0...
  48. ncbi A simple screening protocol for the identification of quorum signal antagonists
    Robert J C McLean
    Department of Biology, Texas State University San Marcos, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 58:351-60. 2004
    ..with an overlay of LB soft agar containing an inoculum of either Pseudomonas aureofaciens 30-84 or Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472 (indicator cultures) and then incubated overnight...
  49. ncbi Chromobacterium subtsugae sp. nov., a betaproteobacterium toxic to Colorado potato beetle and other insect pests
    Phyllis A W Martin
    Insect Biocontrol Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:993-9. 2007
    ..biological, biochemical and molecular characterization revealed that this strain was most similar to Chromobacterium violaceum, the type species and only currently recognized member of the genus Chromobacterium...
  50. ncbi Isolation and characterization of two groups of novel marine bacteria producing violacein
    Shuichi Yada
    Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, 185 Miyanokuchi, Tosayamada, Kami, Kochi 782 8502, Japan
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 10:128-32. 2008
    ..pigment was identical to those of violacein, a pigment produced by several species of bacteria including Chromobacterium violaceum, an opportunistic pathogen...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of different compounds as quorum sensing inhibitors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    L Fulghesu
    Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, Italy
    J Chemother 19:388-91. 2007
    ..aeruginosa strains isolated from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients using Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472 as biomonitor. One P...
  52. pmc The Flag-2 locus, an ancestral gene cluster, is potentially associated with a novel flagellar system from Escherichia coli
    Chuan Peng Ren
    Bacterial Pathogenesis and Genomics Unit, Division of Immunity and Infection, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England B15 2TT
    J Bacteriol 187:1430-40. 2005
    ..The presence of Flag-2-like gene clusters in Yersinia pestis, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, and Chromobacterium violaceum suggests that coexistence of two flagellar systems within the same species is more common than ..
  53. pmc Characterization of a gene cluster responsible for the biosynthesis of anticancer agent FK228 in Chromobacterium violaceum No. 968
    Yi Qiang Cheng
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:3460-9. 2007
    ..the biosynthesis of anticancer agent FK228 has been identified, cloned, and partially characterized in Chromobacterium violaceum no. 968. First, a genome-scanning approach was applied to identify three distinctive C. violaceum no...
  54. doi Screening for antibacterial, antifungal, and anti quorum sensing activity
    Elisa J Hayhoe
    Environmental and Biotechnology Centre, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
    Methods Mol Biol 1055:219-25. 2013
    ..A disk diffusion assay, utilizing the pigmented indicator strain Chromobacterium violaceum, is described here for the screening of natural products for anti quorum sensing activity...
  55. pmc Modulation of quorum sensing controlled behaviour of bacteria by growing seedling, seed and seedling extracts of leguminous plants
    Qaseem Fatima
    Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202 002 UP India
    Indian J Microbiol 50:238-42. 2010
    ..graecum) were screened for their ability to influence quorum sensing controlled pigment production in Chromobacterium violaceum indicator strains (CV12472 and CVO26). Germinating seedling and seedling extracts of only P...
  56. doi Inhibition of quorum sensing regulated bacterial functions by plant essential oils with special reference to clove oil
    M S A Khan
    Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:354-60. 2009
    To evaluate quorum sensing (QS) inhibitory activity of plant essential oils using strains of Chromobacterium violaceum (CV12472 and CVO26) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PAO1).
  57. doi Fatal Chromobacterium violaceum septicemia in a South Indian adult
    Rajiv Karthik
    Department of Medicine Unit 1 and Infectious diseases, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:751-5. 2012
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a rare human pathogen that causes potentially fatal infections especially in the tropical regions...
  58. doi An additional substrate binding site in a bacterial phenylalanine hydroxylase
    Judith A Ronau
    Brown Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Eur Biophys J 42:691-708. 2013
    ..In an attempt to crystallographically characterize substrate binding by PAH from Chromobacterium violaceum, a single-domain monomeric enzyme, electron density for phenylalanine was observed at a distal site 15...
  59. doi Chromobacterium haemolyticum sp. nov., a strongly haemolytic species
    Xiang Y Han
    Section of Clinical Microbiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1398-403. 2008
    ..Strain MDA0585(T) showed the closest relationships with Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472(T) and Chromobacterium subtsugae PRAA4-1(T) (96.1 % and 96...
  60. doi Evaluation of anti-quorum sensing activity of silver nanowires
    Mohini S Wagh Nee Jagtap
    Nanocomposite Glass Laboratory, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology C MET, Department of Information Technology, Government of India, Panchawati, Off Pashan Road, Pune 411008, India
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:3593-601. 2013
    ..it showed a promising property of a quorum sensing-mediated inhibition of biofilm in Pseudomonas aeruginosa NCIM 2948 and violacein synthesis in Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472, which is hitherto unattempted, by polyol approach.
  61. doi Crystalline xylitol production by a novel yeast, Pichia caribbica (HQ222812), and its application for quorum sensing inhibition in gram-negative marker strain Chromobacterium violaceum CV026
    Ruchira Mukherji
    Division of Biochemical Sciences, National Chemical Laboratory, Homi Bhabha Road, Pune, Maharashtra, India
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 169:1753-63. 2013
    ..Also, a mild, safe procedure for product extraction is described. The ability of xylitol to act as a quorum sensing antagonist in gram-negative marker strain Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 has been demonstrated for the first time.
  62. doi Malyngolide from the cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula interferes with quorum sensing circuitry
    Sergey Dobretsov
    Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman Soil and Water Science Department, Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA Smithsonian Marine Station, Fort Pierce, FL, USA
    Environ Microbiol Rep 2:739-44. 2010
    ..Belize and Oman, were screened for their ability to disrupt quorum sensing (QS) in the reporter strain Chromobacterium violaceum CV017...
  63. doi Anti-quorum sensing potential of the mangrove Rhizophora annamalayana
    Khadar Syed Musthafa
    Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Porto Novo, 608 502, Tamil Nadu, India
    World J Microbiol Biotechnol 29:1851-8. 2013
    ..the bark extract at a concentration of 1 mg/ml inhibited the QS-dependent violacein production in Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472...
  64. pmc Re-annotation of protein-coding genes in 10 complete genomes of Neisseriaceae family by combining similarity-based and composition-based methods
    Feng Biao Guo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    DNA Res 20:273-86. 2013
    ..Transcriptional experiments validated the effectiveness of this method in Laribacter hongkongensis and Chromobacterium violaceum. Among the 106 newly found genes, some deserve particular interests...
  65. ncbi Endemic infections in Southeast Asia provide new insights to the phenotypic spectrum of primary immunodeficiency disorders
    Pamela Pui Wah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 31:217-26. 2013
    ..with PIDs in Southeast Asia, including BCG disease, tuberculosis, melioidosis, Penicillium marneffei and Chromobacterium violaceum infections...
  66. ncbi Fatal septicaemia from Chromobacterium violaceum: case reports and review of the literature
    A Y B Teoh
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 12:228-31. 2006
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum rarely causes infection in humans and its mechanism of pathogenicity is not well understood. Human infection carries a high mortality rate with a fulminating clinical progression...
  67. ncbi Chromobacterium violaceum: a case of diarrhea in Senegal
    Jacques Albert Dromigny
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Senegal
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:573-4. 2002
    A 5-year-old infant with diarrhea had heavy growth of Chromobacterium violaceum cultured from stool. This organism is restricted geographically between latitudes 35 degrees N and 35 degrees S...
  68. ncbi Order of substrate binding in bacterial phenylalanine hydroxylase and its mechanistic implication for pterin-dependent oxygenases
    Alon Volner
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 607 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1569, USA
    J Biol Inorg Chem 8:121-8. 2003
    ..b>Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase (cPAH) has been prepared and its steady-state mechanism has been investigated...
  69. ncbi Aquitalea magnusonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative bacterium isolated from a humic lake
    Hoi Ting Lau
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:867-71. 2006
    ..belonged to the family Neisseriaceae, and the phylogenetic distance from its closest relative, Chromobacterium violaceum, was 95 %. Strain TRO-001DR8T lacked the violet pigmentation of C...
  70. ncbi A phase I trial of depsipeptide (FR901228) in patients with advanced cancer
    John L Marshall
    Georgetown University, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC, USA
    J Exp Ther Oncol 2:325-32. 2002
    Depsipeptide (FR901228) is a bicyclic peptide isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum that has demonstrated potent in vitro cytotoxic activity against human tumor cell lines and in vivo efficacy against human tumor xenografts...
  71. ncbi Chromobacterium violaceum infection in two dogs
    Patricia A Crosse
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 42:154-9. 2006
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a saprophyte of soil and water in tropical and subtropical environments that is associated with rare but highly fatal infections in animals and humans...
  72. ncbi Picosecond dynamics of a peptide from the acetylcholine receptor interacting with a neurotoxin probed by tailored tryptophan fluorescence
    Pramit Chowdhury
    Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 77:151-7. 2003
    ..delta-NATA), which is produced enzymatically via L-tryptophan 2',3'-oxidase from Chromobacterium violaceum, is newly used for time-resolved fluorescence...
  73. ncbi Effect of temperature, pH, and metals on the stability and activity of phenylalanine hydroxylase from Chromobacterium violaceum
    Jérôme Zoidakis
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Inorg Biochem 99:771-5. 2005
    ..A relatively simple PAH is expressed by Chromobacterium violaceum, a gram-negative bacterium found in tropical and subtropical regions...
  74. doi Cis-9-octadecenoic acid from the rhizospheric bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia BJ01 shows quorum quenching and anti-biofilm activities
    Vijay Kumar Singh
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, India
    Biofouling 29:855-67. 2013
    ..The QQ activity was demonstrated using Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 as a biosensor...
  75. pmc In vitro and in vivo antitumor activity of crude extracts obtained from Brazilian Chromobacterium sp isolates
    C B A Menezes
    Centro Pluridisciplinar de Pesquisas Quimicas, Biológicas e Agrícolas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 46:65-70. 2013
    ..b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a Gram-negative β-proteobacterium, abundant in water and soil in tropical and subtropical regions ..
  76. pmc Caffeine as a potential quorum sensing inhibitor
    Siti Nur Maisarah Norizan
    Division of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Sensors (Basel) 13:5117-29. 2013
    ..In this work, we have tested caffeine as quorum sensing inhibitor by using Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 as a biosensor. We verified that caffeine did not degrade the N-acyl homoserine lactones tested...
  77. pmc Structural studies of Pseudomonas and Chromobacterium ω-aminotransferases provide insights into their differing substrate specificity
    Christopher Sayer
    Henry Wellcome Building for Biocatalysis, Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, England
    Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 69:564-76. 2013
    ..complexes of two industrially important ω-aminotransferase enzymes from Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Chromobacterium violaceum have been determined in order to understand the differences in their substrate specificity...
  78. ncbi Drimendiol, a drimane sesquiterpene with quorum sensing inhibition activity
    Cristian Paza
    Laboratory of Chemistry of Natural Products and Oceanographic Science, University of Concepcion, Chile
    Nat Prod Commun 8:147-8. 2013
    ..Their QS activity, when tested on Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472, showed that drimendiol is an inhibitor of QS, decreasing violaceine production in C ..
  79. doi Antibiotics at subinhibitory concentrations improve the quorum sensing behavior of Chromobacterium violaceum
    Zhanjun Liu
    Key Laboratory of Marine Drugs, Chinese Ministry of Education, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 341:37-44. 2013
    ..we found that antibiotics at subinhibitory concentrations improved the violacein-producing ability of Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472...
  80. ncbi Role of the second coordination sphere residue tyrosine 179 in substrate affinity and catalytic activity of phenylalanine hydroxylase
    Jérôme Zoidakis
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Biol Inorg Chem 9:289-96. 2004
    ..According to recent crystallographic studies, residue Tyr179 in Chromobacterium violaceum phenylalanine hydroxylase is located in the active site and its hydroxyl oxygen is 5...
  81. pmc Acyl-homoserine lactone-dependent eavesdropping promotes competition in a laboratory co-culture model
    Josephine R Chandler
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    ISME J 6:2219-28. 2012
    ..developed a dual-species co-culture model using the soil saprophytes Burkholderia thailandensis (Bt) and Chromobacterium violaceum (Cv)...
  82. ncbi Cytotoxicity and potential antiviral evaluation of violacein produced by Chromobacterium violaceum
    C R Andrighetti-Fröhner
    Laboratorio de Virologia Aplicada, Departamento de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Universitario Trindade, Florianopolis, SC Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 98:843-8. 2003
    ..Violacein, the major pigment produced by Chromobacterium violaceum, has been shown to have antibiotic, antitumoral and anti-Trypanosoma cruzi activities...
  83. ncbi Detection and characterization of quorum sensing signal molecules in Acinetobacter strains
    R H Gonzalez
    Department of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Microbiol Res 155:271-7. 2001
    ..None of the Acinetobacter supematants showed autoinduction activity with an Chromobacterium violaceum reporter strain, neither in direct or competition assays.
  84. ncbi Molecular mechanism of violacein-mediated human leukemia cell death
    Carmen Verissima Ferreira
    Departamento de Bioquimica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Blood 104:1459-64. 2004
    Violacein, a pigment isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum in the Amazon River, presents diverse biologic properties and attracts interest as a consequence of its antileukemic activity...
  85. ncbi In vitro testing for genotoxicity of violacein assessed by Comet and Micronucleus assays
    Carla R Andrighetti-Fröhner
    Laboratory of Applied Virology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC, Campus Universitario Trindade, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Mutat Res 603:97-103. 2006
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a Gram (-) bacteria found in water samples and soils from tropical and subtropical regions of the world...
  86. ncbi DNA repair in Chromobacterium violaceum
    Fábio Teixeira Duarte
    Departamento de Biologia Celular e Genetica, Centro de Biociencias, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Campus Universitario, Lagoa Nova, 59072 970 Natal, RN, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 3:167-80. 2004
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a Gram-negative beta-proteobacterium that inhabits a variety of ecosystems in tropical and subtropical regions, including the water and banks of the Negro River in the Brazilian Amazon...
  87. pmc Quorum sensing inhibition by Asparagopsis taxiformis, a marine macro alga: separation of the compound that interrupts bacterial communication
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Drugs 11:253-65. 2013
    ..Thirty marine macroalgae were tested for QS inhibition activity by using Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 as the reporter strain, and among them, Asparagopsis taxiformis showed antibacterial, as well as ..
  88. doi Production and characterization of violacein by locally isolated Chromobacterium violaceum grown in agricultural wastes
    Wan Azlina Ahmad
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 167:1220-34. 2012
    The present work highlighted the production of violacein by the locally isolated Chromobacterium violaceum (GenBank accession no...
  89. doi Paediatric Chromobacterium violaceum in Cambodia: the first documented case
    Lov Ke
    Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Trop Doct 42:178-9. 2012
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum infection is rarely described in Southeast Asian children, which may be due partly to the lack of access to adequate microbiology facilities in many areas...
  90. doi Interference in quorum sensing signal transmission amongst microbial species
    Zoltán G Varga
    University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 59:475-84. 2012
    ..of co-existing cell populations, the N-acyl homoserine lactone producing Ezf 10-17 was applied with Chromobacterium violaceum 026 as sensor...
  91. doi Synthesis of cembranoid analogues and evaluation of their potential as quorum sensing inhibitors
    Edisson Tello
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, AA 14490, Bogota, Colombia
    Bioorg Med Chem 21:242-56. 2013
    ..obtained through the selected chemical transformations were tested in vitro against the QS systems of a Chromobacterium violaceum biosensor...
  92. pmc Preventing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Chromobacterium violaceum infections by anti-adhesion-active components of edible seeds
    Ofra Rachmaninov
    The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Nutr J 11:10. 2012
    ..We have shown that PA-IL, PA-IIL, and also CV-IIL (a PA-IIL homolog produced in the related pathogen Chromobacterium violaceum) are highly useful for revealing natural glycodecoys that surround embryos in diverse avian eggs and are ..
  93. ncbi Histone deacetylase inhibitor FK228 inhibits tumor angiogenesis
    Ho Jeong Kwon
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Institute of Bioscience, Sejong University, 98 Kunja dong, Kwangjin ku, Seoul, 143 747, Korea
    Int J Cancer 97:290-6. 2002
    FK228 (formerly FR901228) was recently isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum as a potent antitumor agent and its biologic target protein was identified as histone deacetylase (HDAC). Because of its unique chemical structure (i.e...
  94. ncbi Distribution of N-Acylhomoserine Lactone-Producing Fluorescent Pseudomonads in the Phyllosphere and Rhizosphere of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)
    Nobutaka Someya
    National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region NARCH, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO
    Microbes Environ 24:305-14. 2009
    ..and 28 root isolates induced violacein production in two N-acylhomoserine lactone (AHL)-reporter strains-Chromobacterium violaceum CV026 and VIR24...
  95. pmc Cloning, molecular analysis, and expression of the polyhydroxyalkanoic acid synthase (phaC) gene from Chromobacterium violaceum
    D Kolibachuk
    Biology Department, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:3561-5. 1999
    The polyhydroxyalkanoic acid synthase gene from Chromobacterium violaceum (phaC(Cv)) was cloned and characterized. A 6...
  96. pmc A strategy for antagonizing quorum sensing
    Guozhou Chen
    Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Mol Cell 42:199-209. 2011
    ..with natural and synthetic ligands demonstrate that the dimeric LuxR-type transcription factor CviR from Chromobacterium violaceum is potently antagonized by molecules that bind in place of the native acylated homoserine lactone ..
  97. ncbi Degradation of N-acylhomoserine lactone quorum sensing signaling molecules by potato root surface-associated Chryseobacterium strains
    Rumana Rashid
    Department of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    Microbes Environ 26:144-8. 2011
    ..strains were obtained from the roots of potato plants and screened for AHL-degrading bacteria using Chromobacterium violaceum reporter strains. Sixty one isolates degraded N-hexanoyl-L-homoserine lactone (C6-HSL) within 24 h...
  98. pmc Quorum sensing in Vibrio anguillarum: characterization of the vanI/vanR locus and identification of the autoinducer N-(3-oxodecanoyl)-L-homoserine lactone
    D L Milton
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Umea University, Sweden
    J Bacteriol 179:3004-12. 1997
    ..strain, whereas they both stimulated and inhibited AHL-mediated violacein pigment production in Chromobacterium violaceum. This finding suggested that V. anguillarum may produce multiple AHL signal molecules...
  99. ncbi Isolation and identification of poly(3-hydroxyvalerate)-degrading strains of Pseudomonas lemoignei
    J Mergaert
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Vakgroep Biochemie, Fysiologie en Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 46:769-73. 1996
    ..of polyhydroxyalkanoate-degrading bacteria and poly(3-hydroxyvalerate)-containing granules from Chromobacterium violaceum as the carbon source, 10 new Pseudomonas lemoignei strains were isolated; these strains were able to ..
  100. ncbi Tolerance to stress and environmental adaptability of Chromobacterium violaceum
    Mariangela Hungria
    Embrapa Soja, Caixa Postal 231, 86001 970 Londrina, PR, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 3:102-16. 2004
    b>Chromobacterium violaceum is a Gram-negative bacterium, abundant in a variety of ecosystems in tropical and subtropical regions, including the water and borders of the Negro River, a major component of the Amazon Basin...
  101. doi The Chromobacterium violaceum type III effector CopE, a guanine nucleotide exchange factor for Rac1 and Cdc42, is involved in bacterial invasion of epithelial cells and pathogenesis
    Tsuyoshi Miki
    Department of Microbiology, School of Pharmacy, Kitasato University, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8641, Japan
    Mol Microbiol 80:1186-203. 2011
    ..system (T3SS) encoded by Chromobacterium pathogenicity islands 1 and 1a (Cpi-1/-1a) is critical for Chromobacterium violaceum pathogenesis...

Research Grants6

  1. Transcriptional Profiles of Escherichia coli Biofilms
    Robert McLean; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Overall, this project will explain several fundamental aspects of E. coli biofilm growth and suggest possible targets for future antibiotic research. ..
  2. Antibiotics Discovery from the Great Lakes
    Yi Qiang Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Discover and Engineer New Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors as Anticancer Agents
    Yi Qiang Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will generate new anticancer lead compounds for further evaluation toward clinical applications. ..