corynebacterium

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Summary: A genus of asporogenous bacteria that is widely distributed in nature. Its organisms appear as straight to slightly curved rods and are known to be human and animal parasites and pathogens.

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  1. Monnet C, Correia K, Sarthou A, Irlinger F. Quantitative detection of Corynebacterium casei in cheese by real-time PCR. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:6972-9 pubmed
    ..We developed a SYBR green I real-time PCR method to quantify Corynebacterium casei, a major species of smear-ripened cheeses, using primers designed to target the 16S rRNA gene...
  2. Kunkle C, Schmitt M. Comparative analysis of hmuO function and expression in Corynebacterium species. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:3650-4 pubmed
    We have constructed defined deletions in the hmuO gene from Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans and show that the C...
  3. Hu Y, Li T, Yang Z, Zhang B, Li Y. [Phage resistance of Corynebacterium crenatum conferred by the restriction and modification system cglI]. Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao. 2008;24:760-5 pubmed
    ..in amino acid fermentation, we introduced the restriction and modification system cglI gene complex into Corynebacterium crenatum and studied their phage-resistance...
  4. Wagner K, White J, Neal S, Crowcroft N, Kupreviciene N, Paberza R, et al. Screening for Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans in patients with upper respiratory tract infections 2007-2008: a multicentre European study. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011;17:519-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Six toxigenic strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae were identified: two from symptomatic patients in Latvia (the country with the highest reported ..
  5. Theel E, Schmitt B, Hall L, Cunningham S, Walchak R, Patel R, et al. Formic acid-based direct, on-plate testing of yeast and Corynebacterium species by Bruker Biotyper matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:3093-5 pubmed publisher
    ..laser desorption ionization-time of flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry system using 90 yeast and 78 Corynebacterium species isolates, and 95.6 and 81.1% of yeast and 96.1 and 92...
  6. Dias A, Silva F, Pereira G, Souza M, Camello T, Damasceno J, et al. Corynebacterium ulcerans isolated from an asymptomatic dog kept in an animal shelter in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2010;10:743-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium ulcerans was isolated from nares of one asymptomatic dog kept in an animal shelter in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  7. Belmares J, Detterline S, Pak J, Parada J. Corynebacterium endocarditis species-specific risk factors and outcomes. BMC Infect Dis. 2007;7:4 pubmed
    b>Corynebacterium species are recognized as uncommon agents of endocarditis, but little is known regarding species-specific risk factors and outcomes in Corynebacterium endocarditis...
  8. Suzuki T, Iihara H, Uno T, Hara Y, Ohkusu K, Hata H, et al. Suture-related keratitis caused by Corynebacterium macginleyi. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:3833-6 pubmed
    We report two cases of suture-related keratitis following penetrating keratoplasty. In both cases, Corynebacterium macginleyi was isolated from corneal specimens...
  9. Mounier J, Rea M, O Connor P, Fitzgerald G, Cogan T. Growth characteristics of Brevibacterium, Corynebacterium, Microbacterium, and Staphylococcus spp. isolated from surface-ripened cheese. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:7732-9 pubmed
    The growth characteristics of five bacteria, Brevibacterium aurantiacum 1-16-58, Corynebacterium casei DPC 5298(T), Corynebacterium variabile DPC 5310, Microbacterium gubbeenense DPC 5286(T), and Staphylococcus saprophyticus 4E61, all of ..

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  1. Burr H, Wolf F, Lipman N. Corynebacterium bovis: epizootiologic features and environmental contamination in an enzootically infected rodent room. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2012;51:189-98 pubmed
    b>Corynebacterium bovis is a common pathogen in athymic nude mouse colonies. Control and eradication of the organism are challenging because depopulation and restricted colony access are often not options within vivaria...
  2. Wang C, Hayes B, Vestling M, Takayama K. Transposome mutagenesis of an integral membrane transporter in Corynebacterium matruchotii. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006;340:953-60 pubmed
    A transposon-5 insertion library of Corynebacterium matruchotii ATCC14266 was generated and screened for mutants with altered corynomycolic acid content...
  3. Krömer J, Wittmann C, Schröder H, Heinzle E. Metabolic pathway analysis for rational design of L-methionine production by Escherichia coli and Corynebacterium glutamicum. Metab Eng. 2006;8:353-69 pubmed
    Metabolic pathway analysis was carried out to predict the metabolic potential of Corynebacterium glutamicum and Escherichia coli for the production of L-methionine...
  4. Iaria C, Stassi G, Costa G, Biondo C, Gerace E, Noto A, et al. Outbreak of multi-resistant Corynebacterium striatum infection in an Italian general intensive care unit. J Hosp Infect. 2007;67:102-4 pubmed
  5. Superti S, Martins D, Caierão J, Soares F, Prochnow T, Cantarelli V, et al. Corynebacterium striatum infecting a malignant cutaneous lesion: the emergence of an opportunistic pathogen. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2009;51:115-6 pubmed
    ..a case of a 27-year old male patient with skin and soft tissue infection of a neoplastic lesion caused by Corynebacterium striatum, an organism which has been rarely described as a human pathogen...
  6. Srivastava P, Singh P, Narayanan N, Deb J. Physiological and biochemical consequences of host-plasmid interaction--a case study with Corynebacterium renale, a multiple cryptic plasmid containing strain. Plasmid. 2011;65:110-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium renale harbors four small cryptic plasmids, pCR1, pCR2, pCR3 and pCR4, and can be a good system for understanding host-plasmid interactions...
  7. Renom F, Garau M, Rubí M, Ramis F, Galmés A, Soriano J. Nosocomial outbreak of Corynebacterium striatum infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:2064-7 pubmed
    We describe an unusual cluster of Corynebacterium striatum infections in 21 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) admitted to a medium-size respiratory unit...
  8. Mookadam F, Cikes M, Baddour L, Tleyjeh I, Mookadam M. Corynebacterium jeikeium endocarditis: a systematic overview spanning four decades. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006;25:349-53 pubmed
    ..One species of Corynebacterium has received the most attention, Corynebacterium jeikeium...
  9. Letek M, Ordonez E, Fernández Natal I, Gil J, Mateos L. Identification of the emerging skin pathogen Corynebacterium amycolatum using PCR-amplification of the essential divIVA gene as a target. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;265:256-63 pubmed
    The actinomycete Corynebacterium amycolatum is a saprophytic bacterium usually associated with the human skin, but it is at present considered an emergent pathogen as it is isolated from nosocomial settings from samples of ..
  10. Soares S, Silva A, Trost E, Blom J, Ramos R, Carneiro A, et al. The pan-genome of the animal pathogen Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis reveals differences in genome plasticity between the biovar ovis and equi strains. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53818 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis is a facultative intracellular pathogen and the causative agent of several infectious and contagious chronic diseases, including caseous lymphadenitis, ulcerative lymphangitis, mastitis, and edematous ..
  11. Tiwari T, Golaz A, Yu D, Ehresmann K, Jones T, Hill H, et al. Investigations of 2 cases of diphtheria-like illness due to toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;46:395-401 pubmed publisher
    ..present 2 case reports in the United States and investigations of diphtheria-like illness caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans...
  12. Schuhegger R, Lindermayer M, Kugler R, Heesemann J, Busch U, Sing A. Detection of toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans strains by a novel real-time PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2008;46:2822-3 pubmed publisher
  13. Mattos Guaraldi A, Sampaio J, Santos C, Pimenta F, Pereira G, Pacheco L, et al. First detection of Corynebacterium ulcerans producing a diphtheria-like toxin in a case of human with pulmonary infection in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, Brazil. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2008;103:396-400 pubmed
    The frequency and severity of human infections associated with Corynebacterium ulcerans appear to be increasing in different countries. Here, we describe the first C...
  14. Brune I, Barzantny H, Klötzel M, Jones J, James G, Tauch A. Identification of McbR as transcription regulator of aecD and genes involved in methionine and cysteine biosynthesis in Corynebacterium jeikeium K411. J Biotechnol. 2011;151:22-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of the aecD gene from Corynebacterium jeikeium K411, a strain originally isolated from the human axilla, was down-regulated in cells grown in ..
  15. Neal S, Efstratiou A. International external quality assurance for laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria. J Clin Microbiol. 2009;47:4037-42 pubmed publisher
    ..centers could not isolate the target organism, and most found difficulties with the specimens that contained Corynebacterium striatum as a commensal contaminant...
  16. Almuzara M, de Mier C, Rodriguez C, Famiglietti A, Vay C. [Evaluation of API Coryne System, version 2.0, for diphteroid gram-positive rods identification with clinical relevance]. Rev Argent Microbiol. 2006;38:197-201 pubmed
    ..0, to identify 178 strains of gram-positive rods was evaluated. Seventy eight isolates belonged to genus Corynebacterium and one hundred to related genera, all strains were isolated from clinical samples at the Laboratory of ..
  17. Soriano F, Tauch A. Microbiological and clinical features of Corynebacterium urealyticum: urinary tract stones and genomics as the Rosetta Stone. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2008;14:632-43 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium urealyticum, formerly known as coryneform CDC group D2, was first recognized to be involved in human infections 30 years ago...
  18. Seibold G, Auchter M, Berens S, Kalinowski J, Eikmanns B. Utilization of soluble starch by a recombinant Corynebacterium glutamicum strain: growth and lysine production. J Biotechnol. 2006;124:381-91 pubmed
    b>Corynebacterium glutamicum, well known for the industrial production of amino acids, grows aerobically on a variety of mono- and disaccharides and on alcohols and organic acids as single or combined sources of carbon and energy...
  19. Tauch A, Trost E, Tilker A, Ludewig U, Schneiker S, Goesmann A, et al. The lifestyle of Corynebacterium urealyticum derived from its complete genome sequence established by pyrosequencing. J Biotechnol. 2008;136:11-21 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium urealyticum is a lipid-requiring, urealytic bacterium of the human skin flora that has been recognized as causative agent of urinary tract infections. We report the analysis of the complete genome sequence of C...
  20. Trost E, Al Dilaimi A, Papavasiliou P, Schneider J, Viehoever P, Burkovski A, et al. Comparative analysis of two complete Corynebacterium ulcerans genomes and detection of candidate virulence factors. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:383 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium ulcerans has been detected as a commensal in domestic and wild animals that may serve as reservoirs for zoonotic infections. During the last decade, the frequency and severity of human infections associated with C...
  21. Katsukawa C, Komiya T, Yamagishi H, Ishii A, Nishino S, Nagahama S, et al. Prevalence of Corynebacterium ulcerans in dogs in Osaka, Japan. J Med Microbiol. 2012;61:266-73 pubmed publisher
    Diphtheria-like human illness caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans is an emerging threat in developed countries, with incidence sometimes higher than that of diphtheria caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae...
  22. Funke G, Frodl R. Comprehensive study of Corynebacterium freneyi strains and extended and emended description of Corynebacterium freneyi Renaud, Aubel, Riegel, Meugnier, and Bollet 2001. J Clin Microbiol. 2008;46:638-43 pubmed
    In 2001, Corynebacterium freneyi was described as a new fermentative, alpha-glucosidase-positive Corynebacterium species related to C. xerosis based on data from three strains...
  23. Tauch A, Schneider J, Szczepanowski R, Tilker A, Viehoever P, Gartemann K, et al. Ultrafast pyrosequencing of Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii DSM44385 revealed insights into the physiology of a lipophilic corynebacterium that lacks mycolic acids. J Biotechnol. 2008;136:22-30 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii is a lipophilic corynebacterial species that lacks in the cell envelope the characteristic alpha-alkyl-beta-hydroxy long-chain fatty acids, designated mycolic acids...
  24. Scholle D. A spontaneous joint infection with Corynebacterium striatum. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:656-8 pubmed
    b>Corynebacterium striatum is a ubiquitous saprophyte with the potential to cause bacteremia in immunocompromised patients. Until now, spontaneous infection of a natural joint has not been reported...
  25. Du Z, Jordan E, Rooney A, Chen G, Austin B. Corynebacterium marinum sp. nov. isolated from coastal sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:1944-7 pubmed publisher
    ..of morphological, physiological and phylogenetic characteristics, strain D7015T was classified in the genus Corynebacterium. It exhibited a 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of 95.9% and a DNA-DNA relatedness value of 20...
  26. Schneider J, Vorholter F, Trost E, Blom J, Musa Y, Neuweger H, et al. CARMEN - Comparative Analysis and in silico Reconstruction of organism-specific MEtabolic Networks. Genet Mol Res. 2010;9:1660-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The generated pathways provide automated access to modeling and simulation tools that are compliant with the SBML standard. A user-friendly web interface of CARMEN is available at http://carmen.cebitec.uni-bielefeld.de. ..
  27. Aaron L, Heurtebise F, Bachelier M, Guimard Y. [Pseudomembranous diphtheria caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans]. Rev Med Interne. 2006;27:333-5 pubmed
    Pseudomembranous angina are classically caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae. More rarely, it caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans, sometimes carrying the diphteric exotoxine...
  28. Brune I, Werner H, Hüser A, Kalinowski J, Pühler A, Tauch A. The DtxR protein acting as dual transcriptional regulator directs a global regulatory network involved in iron metabolism of Corynebacterium glutamicum. BMC Genomics. 2006;7:21 pubmed
    ..genomics to decipher the regulatory network of the iron-dependent transcriptional regulator DtxR of Corynebacterium glutamicum. A deletion of the dtxR gene of C. glutamicum ATCC 13032 led to the mutant strain C...
  29. Barzantny H, Schröder J, Strotmeier J, Fredrich E, Brune I, Tauch A. The transcriptional regulatory network of Corynebacterium jeikeium K411 and its interaction with metabolic routes contributing to human body odor formation. J Biotechnol. 2012;159:235-48 pubmed publisher
    ..pathways involved in this process, the transcriptional regulatory network of the lipophilic axilla isolate Corynebacterium jeikeium K411 was reconstructed from the complete genome sequence...
  30. Riegel P, Creti R, Mattei R, Nieri A, von Hunolstein C. Isolation of Corynebacterium tuscaniae sp. nov. from blood cultures of a patient with endocarditis. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44:307-12 pubmed
    ..16S rRNA gene sequence analysis revealed that this isolate represented a new subline within the genus Corynebacterium. This new taxon can be identified by the presence of corynomycolic acids and its enzymatic activities and ..
  31. Baumbach J, Tauch A, Rahmann S. Towards the integrated analysis, visualization and reconstruction of microbial gene regulatory networks. Brief Bioinform. 2009;10:75-83 pubmed publisher
    ..We exemplify the benefits of such integrated data analysis platforms by means of four application cases exemplarily performed with the corynebacterial reference database CoryneRegNet. ..
  32. Campanile F, Carretto E, Barbarini D, Grigis A, Falcone M, Goglio A, et al. Clonal multidrug-resistant Corynebacterium striatum strains, Italy. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:75-8 pubmed publisher
    ..assessed the clinical relevance and performed molecular characterization of 36 multidrug-resistant strains of Corynebacterium striatum...
  33. Schuhegger R, Schoerner C, Dlugaiczyk J, Lichtenfeld I, Trouillier A, Zeller Peronnet V, et al. Pigs as source for toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:1314-5 pubmed publisher
  34. Bittar F, Cassagne C, Bosdure E, Stremler N, Dubus J, Sarles J, et al. Outbreak of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum infection in cystic fibrosis patients, France. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16:1231-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We report an outbreak of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum infection in children with cystic fibrosis (CF). To identify 18 C...
  35. Oram M, Woolston J, Jacobson A, Holmes R, Oram D. Bacteriophage-based vectors for site-specific insertion of DNA in the chromosome of Corynebacteria. Gene. 2007;391:53-62 pubmed
    In Corynebacterium diphtheriae, diphtheria toxin is encoded by the tox gene of some temperate corynephages such as beta. beta-like corynephages are capable of inserting into the C...
  36. Ventura M, Canchaya C, Tauch A, Chandra G, Fitzgerald G, Chater K, et al. Genomics of Actinobacteria: tracing the evolutionary history of an ancient phylum. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2007;71:495-548 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, Actinobacteria members have adopted different lifestyles, and can be pathogens (e.g., Corynebacterium, Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Tropheryma, and Propionibacterium), soil inhabitants (Streptomyces), plant ..
  37. Martins C, Faria L, Souza M, Camello T, Velasco E, Hirata R, et al. Microbiological and host features associated with corynebacteriosis in cancer patients: a five-year study. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2009;104:905-13 pubmed
    ..5, 95% CI = 1.15-26.30 p = 0.033) related to 30-day mortality. The predominant species were Corynebacterium amycolatum (44.7%), Corynebacterium minutissimum (18.3%) and Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum (8.5%)...
  38. Kim H, Lee J, Lee W, Bang W. Genes encoding ribonucleoside hydrolase 1 and 2 from Corynebacterium ammoniagenes. Microbiology. 2006;152:1169-77 pubmed
    Two kinds of nucleoside hydrolases (NHs) encoded by rih1 and rih2 were cloned from Corynebacterium ammoniagenes using deoD- and gsk-defective Escherichia coli...
  39. Williams L, Detter C, Barry K, Lapidus A, Summers A. Facile recovery of individual high-molecular-weight, low-copy-number natural plasmids for genomic sequencing. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:4899-906 pubmed
    ..Individual plasmid DNA recovered from less than 10 ml of Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus, and Corynebacterium cultures was of sufficient quantity and quality for construction of high-coverage libraries, as shown by ..
  40. Lea Smith D, Pyke J, Tull D, McConville M, Coppel R, Crellin P. The reductase that catalyzes mycolic motif synthesis is required for efficient attachment of mycolic acids to arabinogalactan. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:11000-8 pubmed
    ..Using an extensive bioinformatic comparison of the genomes of M. tuberculosis and Corynebacterium glutamicum, we identified NCgl2385, the orthologue of Rv2509 in M...
  41. Barth E, Barceló M, Kläckta C, Benz R. Reconstitution experiments and gene deletions reveal the existence of two-component major cell wall channels in the genus Corynebacterium. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:786-800 pubmed publisher
    Two small polypeptides, PorA and PorH, are known to form cell wall channels in Corynebacterium glutamicum and in Corynebacterium efficiens...
  42. Wagner K, White J, Crowcroft N, De Martin S, Mann G, Efstratiou A. Diphtheria in the United Kingdom, 1986-2008: the increasing role of Corynebacterium ulcerans. Epidemiol Infect. 2010;138:1519-30 pubmed publisher
    ..caused by toxigenic corynebacteria (an average of four per year) reported in the UK between 1986 and 2008: 42 Corynebacterium diphtheriae, 59 C. ulcerans and one C. pseudotuberculosis, as well as 23 asymptomatic carriers...
  43. Qingzhen H, Jia T, Shengjun W, Yang Z, Yanfang L, Pei S, et al. Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens promotes the production of ovalbumin specific antibody via stimulating dendritic cell differentiation and up-regulating Th2 biased immune response. Vaccine. 2012;30:1115-23 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium pyruviciproducens (C. pyruviciproducens), a newly discovered Corynebacterium, is gram-positive, non-flagellate, non-spore-forming lipophilic rod...
  44. Monnet C, Loux V, Bento P, Gibrat J, Straub C, Bonnarme P, et al. Genome sequence of Corynebacterium casei UCMA 3821, isolated from a smear-ripened cheese. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:738-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium casei is one of the most prevalent species present on the surfaces of smear-ripened cheeses, where it contributes to the production of the desired organoleptic properties...
  45. Pimenta F, Souza M, Pereira G, Hirata R, Camello T, Mattos Guaraldi A. DNase test as a novel approach for the routine screening of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2008;46:307-11 pubmed publisher
    To examine the value of the DNase test as an alternative procedure for differentiating Corynebacterium diphtheriae from Corynebacterium-like colonies.
  46. Dalal A, Urban C, Ahluwalia M, Rubin D. Corynebacterium bovis line related septicemia: a case report and review of the literature. Scand J Infect Dis. 2008;40:575-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium bovis, the causative agent of bovine mastitis, has rarely been described as a human pathogen since its description. We report a rare case of line related septicemia due to Corynebacterium bovis.
  47. Radaelli E, Manarolla G, Pisoni G, Balloi A, Aresu L, Sparaciari P, et al. Suppurative adenitis of preputial glands associated with Corynebacterium mastitidis infection in mice. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2010;49:69-74 pubmed
    ..Subsequent PCR analysis coupled with denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis identified Corynebacterium mastitidis in the preputial gland abscesses...
  48. Cox N, Ogata H, Stolle P, Reijerse E, Auling G, Lubitz W. A tyrosyl-dimanganese coupled spin system is the native metalloradical cofactor of the R2F subunit of the ribonucleotide reductase of Corynebacterium ammoniagenes. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:11197-213 pubmed publisher
    The X-ray crystallographic structure of the native R2F subunit of the ribonucleotide reductase (RNR) of Corynebacterium ammoniagenes ATCC 6872 is reported, with a resolution of 1.36 A...
  49. Komiya T, Seto Y, De Zoysa A, Iwaki M, Hatanaka A, Tsunoda A, et al. Two Japanese Corynebacterium ulcerans isolates from the same hospital: ribotype, toxigenicity and serum antitoxin titre. J Med Microbiol. 2010;59:1497-504 pubmed publisher
    Two toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans isolates recovered from pharyngeal swabs of two patients from the same hospital in Japan during 2001-2002 were characterized by PFGE and ribotyping...
  50. Rogers E, Das A, Ton That H. Adhesion by pathogenic corynebacteria. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;715:91-103 pubmed publisher
    Pathogenic members of the genus Corynebacterium cause a wide range of serious infections in humans including diphtheria. Adhesion to host cells is a crucial step during infection...
  51. Barzantny H, Brune I, Tauch A. Molecular basis of human body odour formation: insights deduced from corynebacterial genome sequences. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2012;34:2-11 pubmed publisher
    ..the previously reported role of ?-oxidation in odour formation, we analysed the genetic repertoire of eight Corynebacterium species concerning fatty acid metabolism...
  52. Lv Y, Liao J, Wu Z, Han S, Lin Y, Zheng S. Genome sequence of Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 14067, which provides insight into amino acid biosynthesis in coryneform bacteria. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:742-3 pubmed publisher
    We report the genome sequence of Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 14067 (once named Brevibacterium flavum), which is useful for taxonomy research and further molecular breeding in amino acid production...
  53. Sekizuka T, Yamamoto A, Komiya T, Kenri T, Takeuchi F, Shibayama K, et al. Corynebacterium ulcerans 0102 carries the gene encoding diphtheria toxin on a prophage different from the C. diphtheriae NCTC 13129 prophage. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:72 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium ulcerans can cause a diphtheria-like illness, especially when the bacterium is lysogenized with a tox gene-carrying bacteriophage that produces diphtheria toxin...
  54. Díez Aguilar M, Ruiz Garbajosa P, Fernández Olmos A, Guisado P, del Campo R, Quereda C, et al. Non-diphtheriae Corynebacterium species: an emerging respiratory pathogen. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013;32:769-72 pubmed publisher
    ..describe the microbiological and clinical features of ten cases of lower respiratory tract infection due to Corynebacterium striatum, Corynebacterium propinquum and Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum...
  55. Thavasi R, Jayalakshmi S, Balasubramanian T, Banat I. Biosurfactant production by Corynebacterium kutscheri from waste motor lubricant oil and peanut oil cake. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2007;45:686-91 pubmed
    ..Production and characterization of biosurfactant from renewable sources...
  56. Bonmarin I, Guiso N, Le Flèche Matéos A, Patey O, Patrick A, Levy Bruhl D. Diphtheria: a zoonotic disease in France?. Vaccine. 2009;27:4196-200 pubmed publisher
    ..case definition, used for mandatory notification, was expanded in 2003 to include toxin-producing strains of Corynebacterium ulcerans. We describe the epidemiology of diphtheria in France from 1990 to 2008...
  57. Kwaszewska A, Sobiś Glinkowska M, Szewczyk E. [Influence of contact with hospital environment on sensitivity to antibiotics of lipophilic strains of Corynebacterium residing on human skin]. Med Dosw Mikrobiol. 2009;61:359-66 pubmed
    ..It was shown that strains isolated from doctors, which were in fact not under antibiotic pressure, were five times more multiresistant whilst at the same time being resistant to antibiotics used only in hospital treatment...
  58. Huc E, Meniche X, Benz R, Bayan N, Ghazi A, Tropis M, et al. O-mycoloylated proteins from Corynebacterium: an unprecedented post-translational modification in bacteria. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:21908-12 pubmed publisher
    ..a combination of protein chemistry and mass spectrometry, the occurrence of three O-acylated polypeptides in Corynebacterium glutamicum, PorA, PorH, and an unknown small protein...
  59. Schröder J, Maus I, Trost E, Tauch A. Complete genome sequence of Corynebacterium variabile DSM 44702 isolated from the surface of smear-ripened cheeses and insights into cheese ripening and flavor generation. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:545 pubmed publisher
    b>Corynebacterium variabile is part of the complex microflora on the surface of smear-ripened cheeses and contributes to the development of flavor and textural properties during cheese ripening...
  60. Mosele M, Veronese N, Bolzetta F, Manzato E, Sergi G. A rare case of sepsis due to Corynebacterium macginleyi from central venous catheter in an elderly woman. New Microbiol. 2012;35:89-91 pubmed
    b>Corynebacterium macginleyi is a gram positive rod that causes especially ocular infections: since now only six elderly cases of extraocular infection are described...
  61. Wu C, Zhuang L, Zhou S, Yuan Y, Yuan T, Li F. Humic substance-mediated reduction of iron(III) oxides and degradation of 2,4-D by an alkaliphilic bacterium, Corynebacterium humireducens MFC-5. Microb Biotechnol. 2013;6:141-9 pubmed publisher
    With the use of an alkaliphilic bacterium, Corynebacterium humireducens MFC-5, this study investigated the reduction of goethite (?-FeOOH) and degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) mediated by different humic substances (..
  62. Equbal M, Srivastava P, Agarwal G, Deb J. Novel expression system for Corynebacterium acetoacidophilum and Escherichia coli based on the T7 RNA polymerase-dependent promoter. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:7755-66 pubmed publisher
    The industrially important species of corynebacteria viz. Corynebacterium acetoacidophilum appear to be alternative hosts for recombinant protein production; despite many efforts, a strong promoter-based system in corynebacteria has not ..
  63. Dörner U, Schiffler B, Lanéelle M, Daffe M, Benz R. Identification of a cell-wall channel in the corynemycolic acid-free Gram-positive bacterium Corynebacterium amycolatum. Int Microbiol. 2009;12:29-38 pubmed
    ..of a comparative study of the cell wall of corynebacteria, a channel-forming protein was characterized in Corynebacterium amycolatum, a species devoid of corynemycolic acids...
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    To examine the occurrence of and to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum among patients with bacterial infections at a teaching hospital.
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