bacteroides

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria. Its organisms are normal inhabitants of the oral, respiratory, intestinal, and urogenital cavities of humans, animals, and insects. Some species may be pathogenic.

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  1. Rogers T, Pudlo N, Koropatkin N, Bell J, Moya Balasch M, Jasker K, et al. Dynamic responses of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron during growth on glycan mixtures. Mol Microbiol. 2013;88:876-90 pubmed publisher
    b>Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Bt) is a human colonic symbiont that degrades many different complex carbohydrates (glycans), the identities and amounts of which are likely to change frequently and abruptly from meal-to-meal...
  2. Srinivasan S, Aslan A, Xagoraraki I, Alocilja E, Rose J. Escherichia coli, enterococci, and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron qPCR signals through wastewater and septage treatment. Water Res. 2011;45:2561-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This critical uncertainty has furthered water pollution science toward new molecular approaches. Members of Bacteroides genus, such as Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron are found to have features that allow their use as alternative ..
  3. Wu G, Chen J, Hoffmann C, Bittinger K, Chen Y, Keilbaugh S, et al. Linking long-term dietary patterns with gut microbial enterotypes. Science. 2011;334:105-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Fecal communities clustered into enterotypes distinguished primarily by levels of Bacteroides and Prevotella...
  4. Sanchez E, Donat E, Ribes Koninckx C, Calabuig M, Sanz Y. Intestinal Bacteroides species associated with coeliac disease. J Clin Pathol. 2010;63:1105-11 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Bacteroides, Bifidobacterium and lactic acid bacteria (LAB) populations were analysed by PCR-denaturing gradient gel ..
  5. Culebras E, Rodriguez Avial I, Betriu C, Gomez M, Picazo J. Rapid identification of clinical isolates of Bacteroides species by matrix-assisted laser-desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Anaerobe. 2012;18:163-5 pubmed publisher
    ..compare MALDI-TOF MS and Rapid ID 32A with 16S rRNA gene sequencing, the reference method for identification of Bacteroides species...
  6. Cartmell A, McKee L, Peña M, Larsbrink J, Brumer H, Kaneko S, et al. The structure and function of an arabinan-specific alpha-1,2-arabinofuranosidase identified from screening the activities of bacterial GH43 glycoside hydrolases. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:15483-95 pubmed publisher
    ..of the GH43 enzymes of a saprophytic soil bacterium, Cellvibrio japonicus, and a human colonic symbiont, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron. The data show that C...
  7. Edwards L, Lucas M, Edwards E, Torrente F, Heuschkel R, Klein N, et al. Aberrant response to commensal Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron in Crohn's disease: an ex vivo human organ culture study. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011;17:1201-8 pubmed publisher
    ..While IL-8 responses to O42 and LGG varied with disease status and anatomical location, B. theta consistently induced significant IL-8 both in ileal and colonic CD tissue, which was not seen in control, healthy tissue. ..
  8. Papaparaskevas J, Katsandri A, Pantazatou A, Stefanou I, Avlamis A, Legakis N, et al. Epidemiological characteristics of infections caused by Bacteroides, Prevotella and Fusobacterium species: a prospective observational study. Anaerobe. 2011;17:113-7 pubmed publisher
    In order to investigate differences among infections due to Gram-negative anaerobic bacteria (Bacteroides, Prevotella and Fusobacterium spp...
  9. Fredborg M, Theil P, Jensen B, Purup S. G protein-coupled receptor120 (GPR120) transcription in intestinal epithelial cells is significantly affected by bacteria belonging to the Bacteroides, Proteobacteria, and Firmicutes phyla. J Anim Sci. 2012;90 Suppl 4:10-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The beneficial effect of these bacteria may very well be mediated by regulation of GPR120. The regulation of GPR120 by intestinal microbiota represents a direct signaling pathway for gut bacteria to affect host health and metabolism...

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  1. Lynch J, Sonnenburg J. Prioritization of a plant polysaccharide over a mucus carbohydrate is enforced by a Bacteroides hybrid two-component system. Mol Microbiol. 2012;85:478-91 pubmed publisher
    b>Bacteroides is a dominant genus within the intestinal microbiota of healthy humans...
  2. Laugisch O, Schacht M, Guentsch A, Kantyka T, Sroka A, Stennicke H, et al. Periodontal pathogens affect the level of protease inhibitors in gingival crevicular fluid. Mol Oral Microbiol. 2012;27:45-56 pubmed publisher
    ..gingivalis. Periodontopathogenic bacteria stimulate the release of NE and PR3, which activities escape the control through degradation of locally produced inhibitors (SLPI and elafin) by host-derived and bacteria-derived proteases...
  3. Sauer E, Vandewalle J, Bootsma M, McLellan S. Detection of the human specific Bacteroides genetic marker provides evidence of widespread sewage contamination of stormwater in the urban environment. Water Res. 2011;45:4081-91 pubmed publisher
    ..All outfalls had the HF183 (human) Bacteroides genetic marker detected in at least one sample, suggesting sewage contamination is nearly ubiquitous in the ..
  4. Nakanishi H, Shojo H, Ohmori T, Hara M, Takada A, Adachi N, et al. Identification of feces by detection of Bacteroides genes. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2013;7:176-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we focused on the fecal bacteria, Bacteroides uniformis, Bacteroides vulgatus and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, and developed a novel fecal identification ..
  5. Sola Carvajal A, Sánchez Carrón G, García García M, Garcia Carmona F, Sanchez Ferrer A. Properties of BoAGE2, a second N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 2-epimerase from Bacteroides ovatus ATCC 8483. Biochimie. 2012;94:222-30 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Bacteroides ovatus ATCC 8483 shows 3 putative genes for AGE activity (BACOVA_00274, BACOVA_01795 and BACOVA_01816)...
  6. Varyukhina S, Freitas M, Bardin S, Robillard E, Tavan E, Sapin C, et al. Glycan-modifying bacteria-derived soluble factors from Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron and Lactobacillus casei inhibit rotavirus infection in human intestinal cells. Microbes Infect. 2012;14:273-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Results show that only bacterial soluble factors that increase cell-surface galactose namely, those of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron and Lactobacillus casei were able to efficiently block rotavirus infections...
  7. Sonnenburg E, Zheng H, Joglekar P, Higginbottom S, Firbank S, Bolam D, et al. Specificity of polysaccharide use in intestinal bacteroides species determines diet-induced microbiota alterations. Cell. 2010;141:1241-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we elucidate the basis of Bacteroides proliferation in response to fructans, a class of fructose-based dietary polysaccharides...
  8. Cuív P, Klaassens E, Durkin A, Harkins D, Foster L, McCorrison J, et al. Draft genome sequence of Bacteroides vulgatus PC510, a strain isolated from human feces. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:4025-6 pubmed publisher
    Although Bacteroides vulgatus is one of the most prevalent microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal tract, little is known about the genetic potential of this species. Here, we describe the annotated draft genome sequence of B...
  9. Kumar V, Sivaraman J. Structural characterization of BVU_3255, a methyltransferase from human intestine antibiotic resistant pathogen Bacteroides vulgatus. J Struct Biol. 2011;176:409-13 pubmed publisher
    ..there is no report of any methyltransferase structure from the human intestine antibiotic resistant pathogen Bacteroides vulgatus. The protein BVU_3255 from B. vulgatus ATCC 8482 belongs to a SAM-dependent methyltransferase...
  10. Davis L, Martínez I, Walter J, Goin C, Hutkins R. Barcoded pyrosequencing reveals that consumption of galactooligosaccharides results in a highly specific bifidogenic response in humans. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25200 pubmed publisher
    ..The enrichment of bifidobacteria was generally at the expense of one group of bacteria, the Bacteroides. The responses to GOS and the magnitude of the response varied between individuals, were reversible, and were ..
  11. Bloom S, Bijanki V, Nava G, Sun L, Malvin N, Donermeyer D, et al. Commensal Bacteroides species induce colitis in host-genotype-specific fashion in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease. Cell Host Microbe. 2011;9:390-403 pubmed publisher
    ..From screening experiments we isolated common commensal Bacteroides species, introduced them into antibiotic-pretreated mice, and quantitatively reisolated them in culture...
  12. Furet J, Kong L, Tap J, Poitou C, Basdevant A, Bouillot J, et al. Differential adaptation of human gut microbiota to bariatric surgery-induced weight loss: links with metabolic and low-grade inflammation markers. Diabetes. 2010;59:3049-57 pubmed publisher
    ..We analyzed the impact of RYGB on the modifications of gut microbiota and examined links with adaptations associated with this procedure...
  13. Keeton C, Park J, Wang G, Hopp C, Shoemaker N, Gardner J, et al. The excision proteins of CTnDOT positively regulate the transfer operon. Plasmid. 2013;69:172-9 pubmed publisher
    The Bacteroides conjugative transposon, CTnDOT, is an integrated conjugative element (ICE), found in many human colonic Bacteroides spp. strains...
  14. Faith J, McNulty N, Rey F, Gordon J. Predicting a human gut microbiota's response to diet in gnotobiotic mice. Science. 2011;333:101-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The approach is generally applicable, as shown by a follow-up study involving diets containing various mixtures of pureed human baby foods...
  15. Sanchez E, De Palma G, Capilla A, Nova E, Pozo T, Castillejo G, et al. Influence of environmental and genetic factors linked to celiac disease risk on infant gut colonization by Bacteroides species. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:5316-23 pubmed publisher
    ..was to determine the effects of milk-feeding practices and the HLA-DQ genotype on intestinal colonization of Bacteroides species in infants at risk of CD development...
  16. Thomas F, Barbeyron T, Tonon T, Genicot S, Czjzek M, Michel G. Characterization of the first alginolytic operons in a marine bacterium: from their emergence in marine Flavobacteriia to their independent transfers to marine Proteobacteria and human gut Bacteroides. Environ Microbiol. 2012;14:2379-94 pubmed publisher
    ..an ancestral marine flavobacterium and were independently transferred to marine proteobacteria and Japanese gut Bacteroides. These bacteria thus gained the capacity to assimilate the main polysaccharide of brown algae, an adaptive ..
  17. Park J, Salyers A. Characterization of the Bacteroides CTnDOT regulatory protein RteC. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:91-7 pubmed publisher
    Excision of the Bacteroides conjugative transposon CTnDOT is stimulated by tetracycline...
  18. David L, Maurice C, Carmody R, Gootenberg D, Button J, Wolfe B, et al. Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome. Nature. 2014;505:559-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The animal-based diet increased the abundance of bile-tolerant microorganisms (Alistipes, Bilophila and Bacteroides) and decreased the levels of Firmicutes that metabolize dietary plant polysaccharides (Roseburia, Eubacterium ..
  19. Aslan A, Rose J. Evaluation of the host specificity of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron alpha-1-6, mannanase gene as a sewage marker. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013;56:51-6 pubmed publisher
    The specificity of a short fragment functional gene marker (alpha-1-6, mannanase) in Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron was compared with two other Bacteroidales markers used for identifying sewage as the source of pollution in water...
  20. Lowe E, Basle A, Czjzek M, Firbank S, Bolam D. A scissor blade-like closing mechanism implicated in transmembrane signaling in a Bacteroides hybrid two-component system. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:7298-303 pubmed publisher
    ..In the human gut symbiont Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, hybrid two-component systems are a key part of the bacterium's ability to sense and degrade ..
  21. Laprise J, Yoneji S, Gardner J. IntDOT interactions with core sites during integrative recombination. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:1883-91 pubmed publisher
    ..CTnDOT is an extensively studied ICE found in Bacteroides spp...
  22. Bartha N, Sóki J, Urban E, Nagy E. Investigation of the prevalence of tetQ, tetX and tetX1 genes in Bacteroides strains with elevated tigecycline minimum inhibitory concentrations. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2011;38:522-5 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the antibiotic susceptibilities to tigecycline and tetracycline of 35 selected Bacteroides fragilis group strains were determined by Etest, and the presence of tetQ, tetX, tetX1 and ermF genes was investigated by ..
  23. McNulty N, Wu M, Erickson A, Pan C, Erickson B, Martens E, et al. Effects of diet on resource utilization by a model human gut microbiota containing Bacteroides cellulosilyticus WH2, a symbiont with an extensive glycobiome. PLoS Biol. 2013;11:e1001637 pubmed publisher
    ..High-resolution shotgun metaproteomics confirmed many of these responses at a protein level. One member, Bacteroides cellulosilyticus WH2, proved exceptionally fit regardless of diet...
  24. Ballesté E, Blanch A. Persistence of Bacteroides species populations in a river as measured by molecular and culture techniques. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:7608-16 pubmed publisher
    Given the interest in Bacteroides species as microbial source tracking (MST) markers, and the limited knowledge of the survival of Bacteroides species in the environment, here we examine the survival of Bacteroides fragilis, B...
  25. Yoshino Y, Kitazawa T, Ikeda M, Tatsuno K, Yanagimoto S, Okugawa S, et al. Clinical features of Bacteroides bacteremia and their association with colorectal carcinoma. Infection. 2012;40:63-7 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the clinical features of Bacteroides bacteremia for 5 years to determine the risk factors for mortality and to ascertain whether bacteremia due to Bacteroides spp. is associated with colorectal carcinoma.
  26. Peed L, Parker A, Smith C. Genetic and functional analyses of the mob operon on conjugative transposon CTn341 from Bacteroides spp. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:4643-50 pubmed publisher
    b>Bacteroides are Gram-negative anaerobes indigenous to the intestinal tract of humans, and they are important opportunistic pathogens...
  27. Wegmann U, Horn N, Carding S. Defining the bacteroides ribosomal binding site. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:1980-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Representatives of the genus Bacteroides are among the most abundant bacterial species in the human colon...
  28. Cuskin F, Flint J, Gloster T, Morland C, Basle A, Henrissat B, et al. How nature can exploit nonspecific catalytic and carbohydrate binding modules to create enzymatic specificity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:20889-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Conversely, appending BsCBM66 to BT3082, a nonspecific ?-fructosidase from Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, confers exolevanase activity on the enzyme...
  29. Yanagibashi T, Hosono A, Oyama A, Tsuda M, Suzuki A, Hachimura S, et al. IgA production in the large intestine is modulated by a different mechanism than in the small intestine: Bacteroides acidifaciens promotes IgA production in the large intestine by inducing germinal center formation and increasing the number of IgA+ B. Immunobiology. 2013;218:645-51 pubmed publisher
    ..with different murine commensal bacteria by inoculating germ-free (GF) mice with Lactobacillus johnsonii or Bacteroides acidifaciens...
  30. Yan H, Potu R, Lu H, Vezzoni de Almeida V, Stewart T, Ragland D, et al. Dietary fat content and fiber type modulate hind gut microbial community and metabolic markers in the pig. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59581 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests a strong interplay between dietary fat level and fiber type in determining susceptibility to obesity...
  31. Sakurama H, Tsutsumi E, Ashida H, Katayama T, Yamamoto K, Kumagai H. Differences in the substrate specificities and active-site structures of two ?-L-fucosidases (glycoside hydrolase family 29) from Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2012;76:1022-4 pubmed
    ..Differences in substrate specificities are discussed in relation to differences in active-site structures between the two enzymes...
  32. Karlowsky J, Walkty A, Adam H, Baxter M, Hoban D, Zhanel G. Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among clinical isolates of Bacteroides fragilis group in Canada in 2010-2011: CANWARD surveillance study. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1247-52 pubmed publisher
    Clinical isolates of the Bacteroides fragilis group (n = 387) were collected from patients attending nine Canadian hospitals in 2010-2011 and tested for susceptibility to 10 antimicrobial agents using the Clinical and Laboratory ..
  33. Pacheco A, Curtis M, Ritchie J, Munera D, Waldor M, Moreira C, et al. Fucose sensing regulates bacterial intestinal colonization. Nature. 2012;492:113-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Fucose is highly abundant in the intestine. Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron produces multiple fucosidases that cleave fucose from host glycans, resulting in high fucose ..
  34. Cameron E, Maynard M, Smith C, Smith T, Koropatkin N, Martens E. Multidomain Carbohydrate-binding Proteins Involved in Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Starch Metabolism. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:34614-25 pubmed publisher
    Human colonic bacteria are necessary for the digestion of many dietary polysaccharides. The intestinal symbiont Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron uses five outer membrane proteins to bind and degrade starch...
  35. Kamada N, Kim Y, Sham H, Vallance B, Puente J, Martens E, et al. Regulated virulence controls the ability of a pathogen to compete with the gut microbiota. Science. 2012;336:1325-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, pathogen colonization is controlled by bacterial virulence and through competition with metabolically related commensals...
  36. Engevik M, Aihara E, Montrose M, Shull G, Hassett D, Worrell R. Loss of NHE3 alters gut microbiota composition and influences Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron growth. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013;305:G697-711 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (B...
  37. Shkoporov A, Khokhlova E, Kulagina E, Smeianov V, Kuchmiy A, Kafarskaya L, et al. Analysis of a novel 8.9kb cryptic plasmid from Bacteroides uniformis, its long-term stability and spread within human microbiota. Plasmid. 2013;69:146-59 pubmed publisher
    ..9 kb plasmid in Bacteroides uniformis BUN24 strain isolated at age 6 and indistinguishably sized plasmids in the isolates of B...
  38. Marcobal A, Barboza M, Sonnenburg E, Pudlo N, Martens E, Desai P, et al. Bacteroides in the infant gut consume milk oligosaccharides via mucus-utilization pathways. Cell Host Microbe. 2011;10:507-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We determined that the prominent neonate gut residents, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron and Bacteroides fragilis, induce the same genes during HMO consumption that are used to ..
  39. Gauffin Cano P, Santacruz A, Moya A, Sanz Y. Bacteroides uniformis CECT 7771 ameliorates metabolic and immunological dysfunction in mice with high-fat-diet induced obesity. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e41079 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, the effects of Bacteroides uniformis CECT 7771 on obesity-related metabolic and immune alterations have been evaluated.
  40. Ishikawa E, Matsuki T, Kubota H, Makino H, Sakai T, Oishi K, et al. Ethnic diversity of gut microbiota: species characterization of Bacteroides fragilis group and genus Bifidobacterium in healthy Belgian adults, and comparison with data from Japanese subjects. J Biosci Bioeng. 2013;116:265-70 pubmed publisher
    ..of six predominant bacterial genera and the species compositions of genus Bifidobacterium (g-Bifid) and Bacteroides fragilis group (g-Bfra) in 42 healthy Belgian adults by quantitative PCR (qPCR) over a period of one month...
  41. Wrzosek L, Miquel S, Noordine M, Bouet S, Joncquel Chevalier Curt M, Robert V, et al. Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron and Faecalibacterium prausnitzii influence the production of mucus glycans and the development of goblet cells in the colonic epithelium of a gnotobiotic model rodent. BMC Biol. 2013;11:61 pubmed publisher
    ..the host and microbiota, we used gnotobiotic models to study the influence of two major commensal bacteria, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron and Faecalibacterium prausnitzii, on this intestinal mucus layer. B...
  42. Yaniv O, Shimon L, Bayer E, Lamed R, Frolow F. Scaffoldin-borne family 3b carbohydrate-binding module from the cellulosome of Bacteroides cellulosolvens: structural diversity and significance of calcium for carbohydrate binding. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2011;67:506-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Intriguingly, the CBM3 from scaffoldin A (ScaA) of Bacteroides cellulosolvens exhibits alterations in sequence that make it more similar to the CBMs of free cellulolytic ..
  43. Vukeli B, Salopek Sondi B, poljari J, Sablji I, Me trovi N, Agi D, et al. Reactive cysteine in the active-site motif of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron dipeptidyl peptidase III is a regulatory residue for enzyme activity. Biol Chem. 2012;393:37-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report the cloning and heterologous expression of DPP III from the human gut symbiont Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron...
  44. Hallström H, Persson G, Lindgren S, Olofsson M, Renvert S. Systemic antibiotics and debridement of peri-implant mucositis. A randomized clinical trial. J Clin Periodontol. 2012;39:574-81 pubmed publisher
    ..This RCT compared non-surgical treatment of peri-implant mucositis with or without systemic antibiotics...
  45. Uemura Y, Nakagawa N, Wakamatsu T, Kim K, Montelione G, HUNT J, et al. Crystal structure of the ligand-binding form of nanoRNase from Bacteroides fragilis, a member of the DHH/DHHA1 phosphoesterase family of proteins. FEBS Lett. 2013;587:2669-74 pubmed publisher
    ..GMP binds near the DHHA1 motif region in the C-terminal domain. Our structure enables us to predict the substrate-bound form of Nrn as well as other DHH/DHHA1 phosphoesterase family proteins...
  46. Ahmed W, Yusuf R, Hasan I, Goonetilleke A, Gardner T. Quantitative PCR assay of sewage-associated Bacteroides markers to assess sewage pollution in an urban lake in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Can J Microbiol. 2010;56:838-45 pubmed publisher
    ..of sewage pollution in an urban lake in Dhaka, Bangladesh, by using quantitative PCR of sewage-associated Bacteroides HF183 markers...
  47. Tyrrell K, Warren Y, Citron D, Goldstein E. Re-assessment of phenotypic identifications of Bacteroides putredinis to Alistipes species using molecular methods. Anaerobe. 2011;17:130-4 pubmed publisher
    Alistipes (previously Bacteroides) are strictly anaerobic gram-negative rods that resemble the Bacteroides fragilis group in that most species are bile-resistant and indole-positive; however, they are only weakly saccharolytic and most ..
  48. Keeton C, Gardner J. Roles of Exc protein and DNA homology in the CTnDOT excision reaction. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:3368-76 pubmed publisher
    ..This was surprising, because the integration reaction is not sensitive to heterology in the overlap regions of the attDOT and attB sites...
  49. Martens E, Lowe E, Chiang H, Pudlo N, Wu M, McNulty N, et al. Recognition and degradation of plant cell wall polysaccharides by two human gut symbionts. PLoS Biol. 2011;9:e1001221 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that two closely related human gut Bacteroides, B. thetaiotaomicron and B...
  50. Keeton C, Hopp C, Yoneji S, Gardner J. Interactions of the excision proteins of CTnDOT in the attR intasome. Plasmid. 2013;70:190-200 pubmed publisher
    Excision of the conjugative transposon CTnDOT from the chromosome of Bacteroides spp. involves four CTnDOT-encoded proteins: IntDOT, Xis2c, Xis2d, and Exc along with a host factor...
  51. Pham T, Stinson B, Thiyagarajan N, Lizotte Waniewski M, Brew K, Acharya K. Structures of complexes of a metal-independent glycosyltransferase GT6 from Bacteroides ovatus with UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine (UDP-GalNAc) and its hydrolysis products. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:8041-50 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Bacteroides ovatus GT6a represents a GT6 clade found in more than 30 Gram-negative bacteria that is similar in sequence to ..
  52. Sakamoto M, Ohkuma M. Bacteroides reticulotermitis sp. nov., isolated from the gut of a subterranean termite (Reticulitermes speratus). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2013;63:691-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain Rs-03(T) was a member of the genus Bacteroides and was most closely related to Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron JCM 5827(T) (95...
  53. Fernandez Canigia L, Litterio M, Legaria M, Castello L, Predari S, Di Martino A, et al. First national survey of antibiotic susceptibility of the Bacteroides fragilis group: emerging resistance to carbapenems in Argentina. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1309-14 pubmed publisher
    The antibiotic susceptibility rates of 363 clinical Bacteroides fragilis group isolates collected from 17 centers in Argentina during the period from 2006 to 2009 were as follows: piperacillin-tazobactam, 99%; ampicillin-sulbactam, 92%; ..
  54. Neyrinck A, Possemiers S, Druart C, Van de Wiele T, De Backer F, Cani P, et al. Prebiotic effects of wheat arabinoxylan related to the increase in bifidobacteria, Roseburia and Bacteroides/Prevotella in diet-induced obese mice. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20944 pubmed publisher
    ..We test the ability of a specific concentrate of water-extractable high molecular weight arabinoxylans (AX) from wheat to modulate both the gut microbiota and lipid metabolism in high-fat (HF) diet-induced obese mice...
  55. Benjdia A, Martens E, Gordon J, Berteau O. Sulfatases and a radical S-adenosyl-L-methionine (AdoMet) enzyme are key for mucosal foraging and fitness of the prominent human gut symbiont, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:25973-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Commensal bacteria such as Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron possess more predicted sulfatase genes than in the human genome, the physiological functions ..
  56. An D, Na C, Bielawski J, Hannun Y, Kasper D. Membrane sphingolipids as essential molecular signals for Bacteroides survival in the intestine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108 Suppl 1:4666-71 pubmed publisher
    As predominant intestinal symbiotic bacteria, Bacteroides are essential in maintaining the health of the normal mammalian host; in return, the host provides a niche with plentiful nutrients for the symbionts...
  57. Thiyagarajan N, Pham T, Stinson B, Sundriyal A, Tumbale P, Lizotte Waniewski M, et al. Structure of a metal-independent bacterial glycosyltransferase that catalyzes the synthesis of histo-blood group A antigen. Sci Rep. 2012;2:940 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report the first structure of a bacterial GT of this family, from an intestinal resident, Bacteroides ovatus...
  58. Hansen J, Huang Y, Peterson D, Goeser L, Fan T, Chang E, et al. The colitis-associated transcriptional profile of commensal Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron enhances adaptive immune responses to a bacterial antigen. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e42645 pubmed publisher
    ..immune responses to commensal intestinal microbes including the well-characterized anaerobic gut commensal Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (B. theta)...
  59. Waters J, Salyers A. The small RNA RteR inhibits transfer of the Bacteroides conjugative transposon CTnDOT. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:5228-36 pubmed publisher
    CTnDOT is a 65-kb conjugative transposon present in Bacteroides spp. that confers resistance to erythromycin [erm(F)] and tetracycline [tet(Q)]...
  60. Murphy E, Morgelin M, Cooney J, Frick I. Interaction of Bacteroides fragilis and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron with the kallikrein-kinin system. Microbiology. 2011;157:2094-105 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, two species of the Gram-negative anaerobic commensal organism Bacteroides, namely Bacteroides fragilis and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, were found to bind HK and fibrinogen, the major ..
  61. Gómez Doñate M, Payan A, Cortés I, Blanch A, Lucena F, Jofre J, et al. Isolation of bacteriophage host strains of Bacteroides species suitable for tracking sources of animal faecal pollution in water. Environ Microbiol. 2011;13:1622-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Bacteriophages infecting selected host strains of Bacteroides species are used as markers to track faecal contaminants in water...
  62. Sobhani I, Tap J, Roudot Thoraval F, Roperch J, Letulle S, Langella P, et al. Microbial dysbiosis in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16393 pubmed publisher
    ..The composition of the human intestinal microbiota is linked to health status. The aim was to analyze the microbiota of normal and colon cancer patients in order to establish cancer-related dysbiosis...
  63. Dodd D, Moon Y, Swaminathan K, Mackie R, Cann I. Transcriptomic analyses of xylan degradation by Prevotella bryantii and insights into energy acquisition by xylanolytic bacteroidetes. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:30261-73 pubmed publisher
    ..membrane proteins analogous to the starch utilization system identified in the prominent human gut symbiont Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron...