bacteroidetes

Summary

Summary: A phylum of bacteria comprising four classes; Bacteroidia, Cytophagia, Flavobacteriia, and Sphingobacteriia.

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  1. Molist F, Manzanilla E, Pérez J, Nyachoti C. Coarse, but not finely ground, dietary fibre increases intestinal Firmicutes:Bacteroidetes ratio and reduces diarrhoea induced by experimental infection in piglets. Br J Nutr. 2012;108:9-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The inclusion of WBc in the diet increased total volatile fatty acid concentration, reduced Bacteroidetes in the faeces before and after the experimental infection compared with the NC diet and increased Firmicutes ..
  2. Neef A, Latorre A, Peretó J, Silva F, Pignatelli M, Moya A. Genome economization in the endosymbiont of the wood roach Cryptocercus punctulatus due to drastic loss of amino acid synthesis capabilities. Genome Biol Evol. 2011;3:1437-48 pubmed publisher
  3. Mackenzie A, Pope P, Pedersen H, Gupta R, Morrison M, Willats W, et al. Two SusD-like proteins encoded within a polysaccharide utilization locus of an uncultured ruminant Bacteroidetes phylotype bind strongly to cellulose. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:5935-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This shows associations between uncultured Bacteroidetes-affiliated lineages and cellulose in the rumen and thus presents new PUL-derived targets to pursue regarding ..
  4. Fernández Gómez B, Richter M, Schüler M, Pinhassi J, Acinas S, Gonzalez J, et al. Ecology of marine Bacteroidetes: a comparative genomics approach. ISME J. 2013;7:1026-37 pubmed publisher
    b>Bacteroidetes are commonly assumed to be specialized in degrading high molecular weight (HMW) compounds and to have a preference for growth attached to particles, surfaces or algal cells...
  5. Bressan A, Mulligan K. Localization and morphological variation of three bacteriome-inhabiting symbionts within a planthopper of the genus Oliarus (Hemiptera: Cixiidae). Environ Microbiol Rep. 2013;5:499-505 pubmed publisher
    ..Purcelliella pentastirinorum', a betaproteobacterium: 'Ca. Vidania fulgoroidea', and a member of the bacteroidetes: 'Ca.Sulcia muelleri'...
  6. Jakobsson H, Abrahamsson T, Jenmalm M, Harris K, Quince C, Jernberg C, et al. Decreased gut microbiota diversity, delayed Bacteroidetes colonisation and reduced Th1 responses in infants delivered by caesarean section. Gut. 2014;63:559-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we address how microbiota development in infants is affected by mode of delivery, and relate differences in colonisation patterns to the maturation of a balanced Th1/Th2 immune response...
  7. Okanya P, Mohr K, Gerth K, Jansen R, Muller R. Marinoquinolines A-F, pyrroloquinolines from Ohtaekwangia kribbensis (Bacteroidetes). J Nat Prod. 2011;74:603-8 pubmed publisher
    ..3 to 8.0 ?g/mL. In a screening against tropical parasites marinoquinolines A-F (1-6) showed activity against Plasmodium falciparum K1 with IC(50) values between 1.7 and 15 ?M...
  8. Krupovic M, Forterre P. Microviridae goes temperate: microvirus-related proviruses reside in the genomes of Bacteroidetes. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19893 pubmed publisher
    ..and characterization of Microviridae-related prophages integrated in the genomes of species of the Bacteroidetes, a phylum not previously known to be associated with microviruses...
  9. Parnell J, Reimer R. Prebiotic fibres dose-dependently increase satiety hormones and alter Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes in lean and obese JCR:LA-cp rats. Br J Nutr. 2012;107:601-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Plasma ghrelin response was attenuated in the LHF group. Microbial species measured in the Bacteroidetes division decreased, whereas those in the Firmicutes increased in obese v...

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  1. Makhdoumi Kakhki A, Amoozegar M, Ventosa A. Salinibacter iranicus sp. nov. and Salinibacter luteus sp. nov., isolated from a salt lake, and emended descriptions of the genus Salinibacter and of Salinibacter ruber. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:1521-7 pubmed publisher
    ..sequence analysis indicated that strains CB7(T) and DGO(T) were related to Salinibacter ruber in the phylum Bacteroidetes. Levels of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity between strains CB7(T) and DGO(T) and Salinibacter ruber DSM ..
  2. Accetto T, Avgustin G. Inability of Prevotella bryantii to form a functional Shine-Dalgarno interaction reflects unique evolution of ribosome binding sites in Bacteroidetes. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e22914 pubmed publisher
    ..Bioinformatic analysis of almost forty genomes from the major bacterial phylum Bacteroidetes revealed, however, a general absence of SD sequence, drop in GC content and consequently reduced tendency to ..
  3. Gómez Pereira P, Schüler M, Fuchs B, Bennke C, Teeling H, Waldmann J, et al. Genomic content of uncultured Bacteroidetes from contrasting oceanic provinces in the North Atlantic Ocean. Environ Microbiol. 2012;14:52-66 pubmed publisher
    b>Bacteroidetes are widespread in marine systems where they play a crucial role in organic matter degradation. Whole genome analysis of several strains has revealed a broad glycolytic and proteolytic potential...
  4. Holmfeldt K, Odić D, Sullivan M, Middelboe M, Riemann L. Cultivated single-stranded DNA phages that infect marine Bacteroidetes prove difficult to detect with DNA-binding stains. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:892-4 pubmed publisher
    ..icosahedral single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) phages isolated on heterotrophic marine bacterioplankton and with Bacteroidetes hosts...
  5. Kampmann K, Ratering S, Kramer I, Schmidt M, Zerr W, Schnell S. Unexpected stability of Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes communities in laboratory biogas reactors fed with different defined substrates. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:2106-19 pubmed publisher
    ..A 16S rRNA gene clone library identified Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes as the most abundant bacterial groups in the starting material, at 58.9% and 30...
  6. Veith P, Nor Muhammad N, Dashper S, Likic V, Gorasia D, Chen D, et al. Protein substrates of a novel secretion system are numerous in the Bacteroidetes phylum and have in common a cleavable C-terminal secretion signal, extensive post-translational modification, and cell-surface attachment. J Proteome Res. 2013;12:4449-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Hidden Markov Models (HMMs) that predicted 663 CTD-containing proteins in 21 fully sequenced species of the Bacteroidetes phylum, while no CTD-containing proteins were predicted in species outside this phylum...
  7. Reischer G, Kollanur D, Vierheilig J, Wehrspaun C, Mach R, Sommer R, et al. Hypothesis-driven approach for the identification of fecal pollution sources in water resources. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:4038-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The developed approach provides a tool for careful decision-making in MST study design and might be applied on various types of catchments and pollution situations...
  8. Eloe E, Fadrosh D, Novotny M, Zeigler Allen L, Kim M, Lombardo M, et al. Going deeper: metagenome of a hadopelagic microbial community. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20388 pubmed publisher
    ..cells from members of the dominant phyla within the PRT, Alphaproteobacteria, Gammaproteobacteria, Bacteroidetes and Planctomycetes...
  9. Bacchetti De Gregoris T, Aldred N, Clare A, Burgess J. Improvement of phylum- and class-specific primers for real-time PCR quantification of bacterial taxa. J Microbiol Methods. 2011;86:351-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Existing primers targeting the 16S rRNA gene specific for Firmicutes, Actinobacteria, Bacteroidetes and for the ? and ? subdivisions of the Proteobacteria were improved by largely increasing the coverage of the ..
  10. Newton R, Vandewalle J, Borchardt M, Gorelick M, McLellan S. Lachnospiraceae and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harbor. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:6972-81 pubmed publisher
  11. Sorokin D, Panteleeva A, Tourova T, Kaparullina E, Muyzer G. Natronoflexus pectinivorans gen. nov. sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic and alkaliphilic fermentative member of Bacteroidetes from soda lakes. Extremophiles. 2011;15:691-6 pubmed publisher
    ..from soda lakes of the Kulunda Steppe (Altai, Russia) resulted in the isolation of a novel member of the Bacteroidetes, strain AP1(T). The cells are long, flexible, Gram-negative rods forming pink carotenoids...
  12. Bahl M, Bergström A, Licht T. Freezing fecal samples prior to DNA extraction affects the Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes ratio determined by downstream quantitative PCR analysis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012;329:193-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In seven of nine cases, the Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes 16S rRNA gene ratio was significantly higher in fecal samples that had been frozen compared to identical ..
  13. McBride M, Zhu Y. Gliding motility and Por secretion system genes are widespread among members of the phylum bacteroidetes. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:270-8 pubmed publisher
    The phylum Bacteroidetes is large and diverse, with rapid gliding motility and the ability to digest macromolecules associated with many genera and species...
  14. Coyne M, Fletcher C, Chatzidaki Livanis M, Posch G, Schäffer C, Comstock L. Phylum-wide general protein O-glycosylation system of the Bacteroidetes. Mol Microbiol. 2013;88:772-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Unlike the outer glycan, an antiserum raised to the core glycan reacted with all Bacteroidetes species tested, from all four classes of the phylum...
  15. Reischer G, Ebdon J, Bauer J, Schuster N, Ahmed W, Aström J, et al. Performance characteristics of qPCR assays targeting human- and ruminant-associated bacteroidetes for microbial source tracking across sixteen countries on six continents. Environ Sci Technol. 2013;47:8548-56 pubmed publisher
    ..of five previously reported quantitative PCR assays targeting human-, cattle-, or ruminant-associated Bacteroidetes populations on 280 human and animal fecal samples from 16 countries across six continents...
  16. Dallai R, Mercati D, Giusti F, Gottardo M, Carapelli A. A Cardinium-like symbiont in the proturan Acerella muscorum (Hexapoda). Tissue Cell. 2011;43:151-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It is suggested a possible role of the endosymbionts in the elimination of degenerating sperm cells when the testes activity is ended, thus somewhat playing a role in the timing of the reproductive cycle of the proturan species...
  17. Roy S, Honma K, Douglas C, Sharma A, Stafford G. Role of sialidase in glycoprotein utilization by Tannerella forsythia. Microbiology. 2011;157:3195-202 pubmed publisher
    ..forsythia when growing in a biofilm, and suggest that sialidase inhibitors might be useful adjuncts in periodontal therapy...
  18. Schmitz Esser S, Penz T, Spang A, Horn M. A bacterial genome in transition--an exceptional enrichment of IS elements but lack of evidence for recent transposition in the symbiont Amoebophilus asiaticus. BMC Evol Biol. 2011;11:270 pubmed publisher
    ..The 1.88 Mbp genome of the obligate intracellular amoeba symbiont Amoebophilus asiaticus contains an unusually large number of transposase genes (n = 354; 23% of all genes)...
  19. Liu T, Hougen H, Vollmer A, Hiebert S. Gut bacteria profiles of Mus musculus at the phylum and family levels are influenced by saturation of dietary fatty acids. Anaerobe. 2012;18:331-7 pubmed publisher
    ..that feeding mammalian hosts a high-fat diet shifts gut bacteria at the phylum level to reduce the ratio of Bacteroidetes-to-Firmicutes, while feeding hosts a fat-restricted diet increases this ratio...
  20. Zhaxybayeva O, Stepanauskas R, Mohan N, Papke R. Cell sorting analysis of geographically separated hypersaline environments. Extremophiles. 2013;17:265-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The community from Chula Vista saltern had a large bacterial fraction, which consisted of diverse Bacteroidetes and Proteobacteria...
  21. Phansopa C, Roy S, Rafferty J, Douglas C, Pandhal J, Wright P, et al. Structural and functional characterization of NanU, a novel high-affinity sialic acid-inducible binding protein of oral and gut-dwelling Bacteroidetes species. Biochem J. 2014;458:499-511 pubmed publisher
    ..Ligand-binding studies revealed high-affinity binding of sialic acid to NanU (Kd ~400 nM) from two Bacteroidetes species as well as binding of a range of sialic acid analogues...
  22. Elinav E, Strowig T, Kau A, Henao Mejia J, Thaiss C, Booth C, et al. NLRP6 inflammasome regulates colonic microbial ecology and risk for colitis. Cell. 2011;145:745-57 pubmed publisher
    ..IL-18 levels and altered fecal microbiota characterized by expanded representation of the bacterial phyla Bacteroidetes (Prevotellaceae) and TM7...
  23. Vierheilig J, Farnleitner A, Kollanur D, Blöschl G, Reischer G. High abundance of genetic Bacteroidetes markers for total fecal pollution in pristine alpine soils suggests lack in specificity for feces. J Microbiol Methods. 2012;88:433-5 pubmed publisher
    Two frequently applied genetic Bacteroidetes markers for total fecal pollution (AllBac and BacUni) were found in high numbers in pristine soil samples of two alpine catchment areas casting doubt on their value as fecal indicators...
  24. Bolam D, Koropatkin N. Glycan recognition by the Bacteroidetes Sus-like systems. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2012;22:563-9 pubmed publisher
    The human gut Bacteroidetes employ multiple cell-envelope associated protein complexes, termed Sus-like systems, to capture and degrade glycans...
  25. Pragman A, Kim H, Reilly C, Wendt C, Isaacson R. The lung microbiome in moderate and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47305 pubmed publisher
    ..However, samples did cluster based on the use of inhaled corticosteroids and inhaled bronchodilators. Metastats analyses demonstrated an increased abundance of several oral bacteria in COPD samples...
  26. Koga R, Bennett G, Cryan J, Moran N. Evolutionary replacement of obligate symbionts in an ancient and diverse insect lineage. Environ Microbiol. 2013;15:2073-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Results show that most spittlebugs contain the symbionts Sulcia muelleri (Bacteroidetes) and Zinderia insecticola (Betaproteobacteria) with each restricted to its own bacteriocyte type...
  27. Vingadassalom D, Kolb A, Mayer C, Rybkine T, Collatz E, Podglajen I. An unusual primary sigma factor in the Bacteroidetes phylum. Mol Microbiol. 2005;56:888-902 pubmed publisher
    ..The single rpoD-like gene observed in the B. fragilis genome, and similarly in those of other members of the Bacteroidetes phylum, was found to be essential. It encodes a protein, sigma(ABfr), of only 32...
  28. White J, Kelly S, Perlman S, Hunter M. Cytoplasmic incompatibility in the parasitic wasp Encarsia inaron: disentangling the roles of Cardinium and Wolbachia symbionts. Heredity (Edinb). 2009;102:483-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We did not find evidence that Cardinium was able to modify or rescue Wolbachia-induced CI, nor did we find that Cardinium caused progeny sex ratio distortion, leaving the role of Cardinium in E. inaron a mystery. ..
  29. Swanson K, Dowd S, Suchodolski J, Middelbos I, Vester B, Barry K, et al. Phylogenetic and gene-centric metagenomics of the canine intestinal microbiome reveals similarities with humans and mice. ISME J. 2011;5:639-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Dominant bacterial phyla included the Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group and Firmicutes, both of which comprised ?35% of all sequences, followed by Proteobacteria (13-..
  30. Sakamoto M, Benno Y. Reclassification of Bacteroides distasonis, Bacteroides goldsteinii and Bacteroides merdae as Parabacteroides distasonis gen. nov., comb. nov., Parabacteroides goldsteinii comb. nov. and Parabacteroides merdae comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:1599-605 pubmed
    ..nov. The type strains of P. distasonis, P. goldsteinii and P. merdae are JCM 5825(T) (=CCUG 4941(T)=DSM 20701(T)=ATCC 8503(T)), JCM 13446(T) (=CCUG 48944(T)) and JCM 9497(T) (=CCUG 38734(T)=ATCC 43184(T)), respectively. ..
  31. Hongoh Y, Sato T, Dolan M, Noda S, Ui S, Kudo T, et al. The motility symbiont of the termite gut flagellate Caduceia versatilis is a member of the "Synergistes" group. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:6270-6 pubmed
    ..were phylogenetically affiliated with the "Synergistes" phylum and the order Bacteroidales in the Bacteroidetes phylum...
  32. O Sullivan L, Fuller K, Thomas E, Turley C, Fry J, Weightman A. Distribution and culturability of the uncultivated 'AGG58 cluster' of the Bacteroidetes phylum in aquatic environments. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2004;47:359-70 pubmed publisher
    Members of the Bacteroidetes phylum are abundant in aquatic habitats when assessed by fluorescent in situ hybridisation and in some 16S rRNA gene libraries...
  33. Shanks O, White K, Kelty C, Hayes S, Sivaganesan M, Jenkins M, et al. Performance assessment PCR-based assays targeting bacteroidales genetic markers of bovine fecal pollution. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:1359-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Variability in assay performance between host populations suggests that the use of bovine microbial source-tracking applications will require a priori characterization at each watershed of interest. ..
  34. O Sullivan L, Weightman A, Fry J. New degenerate Cytophaga-Flexibacter-Bacteroides-specific 16S ribosomal DNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes reveal high bacterial diversity in River Taff epilithon. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002;68:201-10 pubmed
    ..Probe design in this study illustrated that multiple degenerate positions can greatly increase target range without adversely effecting specificity or experimental performance...
  35. Dick L, Field K. Rapid estimation of numbers of fecal Bacteroidetes by use of a quantitative PCR assay for 16S rRNA genes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:5695-7 pubmed
    ..We report the development of a Taq nuclease assay for enumeration of 16S rRNA genes of Bacteroidetes. Sensitivity and correlation with standard fecal indicators provide experimental evidence for application of ..
  36. White J, Kelly S, Cockburn S, Perlman S, Hunter M. Endosymbiont costs and benefits in a parasitoid infected with both Wolbachia and Cardinium. Heredity (Edinb). 2011;106:585-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the results of our study show that even when multiple infections seem to have no effect on a host, there may be a complex interaction of costs and benefits among symbionts. ..
  37. Cerdà Costa N, Guevara T, Karim A, Ksiazek M, Nguyen K, Arolas J, et al. The structure of the catalytic domain of Tannerella forsythia karilysin reveals it is a bacterial xenologue of animal matrix metalloproteinases. Mol Microbiol. 2011;79:119-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Subsequently, this protein would have evolved in a bacterial environment to give rise to full-length karilysin that is furnished with unique flanking domains that do not conform to the general multidomain architecture of animal MMPs. ..
  38. Dodd D, Mackie R, Cann I. Xylan degradation, a metabolic property shared by rumen and human colonic Bacteroidetes. Mol Microbiol. 2011;79:292-304 pubmed publisher
    ..Members of the Bacteroidetes constitute a dominant phylum in both the human colonic microbiome and the rumen microbial ecosystem...
  39. Marzorati M, Alma A, Sacchi L, Pajoro M, Palermo S, Brusetti L, et al. A novel Bacteroidetes symbiont is localized in Scaphoideus titanus, the insect vector of Flavescence dorée in Vitis vinifera. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:1467-75 pubmed
    ..confirmed the presence of a major band that, after sequencing, showed a 97 to 99% identity with Bacteroidetes symbionts of the "Candidatus Cardinium hertigii" group...
  40. Nedashkovskaya O, Kim S, Hoste B, Shin D, Beleneva I, Vancanneyt M, et al. Echinicola vietnamensis sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:761-3 pubmed
    ..analysis indicated that strain KMM 6221(T) is affiliated with the genus Echinicola, a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes, with levels of similarity of 94.7-95.0 % to strains of Echinicola pacifica...
  41. Lau K, Ren J, Wai N, Qian P, Wong P, Wu M. Lishizhenia caseinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium of the phylum Bacteroidetes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:2317-22 pubmed
    ..biochemical characteristics suggest that this strain represents a novel genus and species within the phylum Bacteroidetes. The name Lishizhenia caseinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed...
  42. Choi S, Cho M, Ahn S, Lee J, Lee J, Kim D, et al. Endosymbionts of Acanthamoeba isolated from domestic tap water in Korea. Korean J Parasitol. 2009;47:337-44 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report, to the best of our knowledge, to show that Methylophilus spp. can live in the cytoplasm of Acanthamoeba...
  43. Kirchman D, Cottrell M, Lovejoy C. The structure of bacterial communities in the western Arctic Ocean as revealed by pyrosequencing of 16S rRNA genes. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:1132-43 pubmed publisher
  44. Zhang X, Ma X, Wang N, Yao T. New subgroup of Bacteroidetes and diverse microorganisms in Tibetan plateau glacial ice provide a biological record of environmental conditions. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2009;67:21-9 pubmed publisher
    ..were unknown previously; the most closely related known sequences were from bacteria of the Proteobacteria, Bacteroidetes, and Actinobacteria phyla...
  45. Hoyles L, McCartney A. What do we mean when we refer to Bacteroidetes populations in the human gastrointestinal microbiota?. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009;299:175-83 pubmed publisher
    Recent large-scale cloning studies have shown that the ratio of Bacteroidetes to Firmicutes may be important in the obesity-associated gut microbiota, but the species these phyla represent in this ecosystem has not been examined...
  46. Perlman S, Kelly S, Hunter M. Population biology of cytoplasmic incompatibility: maintenance and spread of Cardinium symbionts in a parasitic wasp. Genetics. 2008;178:1003-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we present the first study of the population biology of Cardinium, a recently discovered symbiont in the Bacteroidetes that causes CI in the parasitic wasp Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)...
  47. Roy S, Douglas C, Stafford G. A novel sialic acid utilization and uptake system in the periodontal pathogen Tannerella forsythia. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:2285-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these data indicate that sialic acid is a key growth factor for this little-characterized oral pathogen and may be key to its physiology in vivo. ..
  48. Lau K, Ng C, Ren J, Lau S, Qian P, Wong P, et al. Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:1051-7 pubmed
    ..analysis of its ecophysiology and biochemistry suggests that this strain represents a new genus in the phylum 'Bacteroidetes'. The name Owenweeksia hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed...
  49. Nedashkovskaya O, Kim S, Suzuki M, Shevchenko L, Lee M, Lee K, et al. Pontibacter actiniarum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes', and proposal of Reichenbachiella gen. nov. as a replacement for the illegitimate prokaryotic generic name Reichenbachia Nedashkovskaya et al. 2003. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:2583-8 pubmed
    ..16S rRNA gene sequence analysis indicated that the strain was a member of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' in which it occupied a separate lineage...
  50. Sabree Z, Kambhampati S, Moran N. Nitrogen recycling and nutritional provisioning by Blattabacterium, the cockroach endosymbiont. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:19521-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Genomic analysis confirms that Blattabacterium is a member of the Flavobacteriales (Bacteroidetes), with its closest known relative being the endosymbiont Sulcia muelleri, which is found in many sap-feeding ..
  51. Dick L, Stelzer E, Bertke E, Fong D, Stoeckel D. Relative decay of Bacteroidales microbial source tracking markers and cultivated Escherichia coli in freshwater microcosms. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:3255-62 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that the tested human-associated markers can complement E. coli as indicators of the human impact on sanitary water quality under the constrained conditions described in this paper. ..
  52. Qu J, Yuan H, Yang J, Li H, Chen N. Lacibacter cauensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from sediment of a eutrophic lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:1153-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain NJ-8(T) belonged to the phylum Bacteroidetes, with Niastella yeongjuensis DSM 17621(T) (92...
  53. Mariat D, Firmesse O, Levenez F, Guimarăes V, Sokol H, Dore J, et al. The Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes ratio of the human microbiota changes with age. BMC Microbiol. 2009;9:123 pubmed publisher
    ..The counts of major bacterial groups Clostridium leptum, Clostridium coccoides, Bacteroidetes, Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and Escherichia coli were assessed by quantitative PCR (qPCR)...
  54. Hosoya S, Arunpairojana V, Suwannachart C, Kanjana Opas A, Yokota A. Aureispira marina gen. nov., sp. nov., a gliding, arachidonic acid-containing bacterium isolated from the southern coastline of Thailand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:2931-5 pubmed
    ..showed that the three isolates formed a distinct lineage within the family 'Saprospiraceae' of the phylum Bacteroidetes and were related to members of the genus Saprospira...
  55. Kesavalu L, Sathishkumar S, Bakthavatchalu V, Matthews C, Dawson D, Steffen M, et al. Rat model of polymicrobial infection, immunity, and alveolar bone resorption in periodontal disease. Infect Immun. 2007;75:1704-12 pubmed
    ..denticola, and T. forsythia not only exist as a consortium that is associated with chronic periodontitis but also exhibit synergistic virulence resulting in the immunoinflammatory bone resorption characteristic of periodontitis...
  56. Liebner S, Harder J, Wagner D. Bacterial diversity and community structure in polygonal tundra soils from Samoylov Island, Lena Delta, Siberia. Int Microbiol. 2008;11:195-202 pubmed
    ..the number of operational taxonomical units (OTUs) and cells visualized by fluorescence in-situ hybridization, Bacteroidetes and Actinobacteria were the dominant members of the bacterial community in all sites...
  57. Silkie S, Nelson K. Concentrations of host-specific and generic fecal markers measured by quantitative PCR in raw sewage and fresh animal feces. Water Res. 2009;43:4860-71 pubmed publisher
    ..coli or Enterococcus to estimate the contribution of each source to these regulated fecal indicator bacteria, and estimating the mass of feces from each host type in environmental samples. ..
  58. Shanks O, White K, Kelty C, Sivaganesan M, Blannon J, Meckes M, et al. Performance of PCR-based assays targeting Bacteroidales genetic markers of human fecal pollution in sewage and fecal samples. Environ Sci Technol. 2010;44:6281-8 pubmed publisher
  59. Gotoh T, Noda H, Ito S. Cardinium symbionts cause cytoplasmic incompatibility in spider mites. Heredity (Edinb). 2007;98:13-20 pubmed
    ..One species of spider mite, Tetranychus pueraricola, harbored both Cardinium and Wolbachia, but these symbionts seemed to have no effect on the reproduction of the host, even when the host was infected independently with each symbiont...
  60. Kikuchi Y, Graf J. Spatial and temporal population dynamics of a naturally occurring two-species microbial community inside the digestive tract of the medicinal leech. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:1984-91 pubmed
    ..sobria (gamma-Proteobacteria) and a Rikenella-like bacterium (Bacteroidetes), colonize the crop, the largest compartment of the leech digestive tract...
  61. Perlman S, Magnus S, Copley C. Pervasive associations between Cybaeus spiders and the bacterial symbiont Cardinium. J Invertebr Pathol. 2010;103:150-5 pubmed publisher
    Cardinium is a recently discovered maternally transmitted bacterial endosymbiont in the Bacteroidetes that has thus far been documented in five arthropod orders...
  62. Glöckner F, Zaichikov E, Belkova N, Denissova L, Pernthaler J, Pernthaler A, et al. Comparative 16S rRNA analysis of lake bacterioplankton reveals globally distributed phylogenetic clusters including an abundant group of actinobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000;66:5053-65 pubmed
  63. Duron O, Hurst G, Hornett E, Josling J, Engelstädter J. High incidence of the maternally inherited bacterium Cardinium in spiders. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:1427-37 pubmed publisher
    ..as possessing inherited bacteria commonly, for the presence of two reproductive parasites, Cardinium hertigii (Bacteroidetes group) and Wolbachia (alpha-proteobacteria), estimating incidence, prevalence, any sex bias in infection, and ..
  64. Hongoh Y, Sharma V, Prakash T, Noda S, Toh H, Taylor T, et al. Genome of an endosymbiont coupling N2 fixation to cellulolysis within protist cells in termite gut. Science. 2008;322:1108-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, nitrogen fixation and cellulolysis are coupled within the protist's cells. This highly evolved symbiotic system probably underlies the ability of the worldwide pest termites Coptotermes to use wood as their sole food. ..
  65. Stapleton C, Kay D, Wyer M, Davies C, Watkins J, Kay C, et al. Evaluating the operational utility of a Bacteroidales quantitative PCR-based MST approach in determining the source of faecal indicator organisms at a UK bathing water. Water Res. 2009;43:4888-99 pubmed publisher
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