micrococcus luteus


Summary: A species of gram-positive, spherical bacteria whose organisms occur in tetrads and in irregular clusters of tetrads. The primary habitat is mammalian skin.

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  1. Greenblatt C, Baum J, Klein B, Nachshon S, Koltunov V, Cano R. Micrococcus luteus -- survival in amber. Microb Ecol. 2004;48:120-7 pubmed
    ..by genetic, morphological, and biochemical analyses are identified as belonging to the bacterial species Micrococcus luteus. Although comparison of 16S rRNA sequences from the ancient isolates with their modern counterparts is ..
  2. Rutschmann S, Kilinc A, Ferrandon D. Cutting edge: the toll pathway is required for resistance to gram-positive bacterial infections in Drosophila. J Immunol. 2002;168:1542-6 pubmed
    ..So far, survival experiments to Gram-positive bacteria have been performed with Micrococcus luteus and have failed to reveal the involvement of one or the other pathway in host defense against such ..
  3. Chantawannakul P, Yoshimune K, Shirakihara Y, Shiratori A, Wakayama M, Moriguchi M. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic studies of salt-tolerant glutaminase from Micrococcus luteus K-3. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2003;59:566-8 pubmed
    Glutaminase from the marine bacterium Micrococcus luteus K-3 (Micrococcus glutaminase) is a salt-tolerant protein which shows equivalent activities both in the absence and the presence of 3 M sodium chloride and is distinct from ..
  4. Tang J, Gillevet P. Reclassification of ATCC 9341 from Micrococcus luteus to Kocuria rhizophila. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:995-7 pubmed
    Strain ATCC 9341, currently known as Micrococcus luteus, has been designated as a quality-control strain in a number of applications...
  5. Laughton A, Garcia J, Altincicek B, Strand M, Gerardo N. Characterisation of immune responses in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum. J Insect Physiol. 2011;57:830-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Granulocytes avidly phagocytose Gram negative Escherechia coli and Gram positive Micrococcus luteus while oenocytoids exhibit melanotic activity...
  6. Login F, Balmand S, Vallier A, Vincent Monegat C, Vigneron A, Weiss Gayet M, et al. Antimicrobial peptides keep insect endosymbionts under control. Science. 2011;334:362-5 pubmed publisher
  7. Furmanek B, Kaczorowski T, Bugalski R, Bielawski K, Bohdanowicz J, Podhajska A, et al. Identification, characterization and purification of the lantibiotic staphylococcin T, a natural gallidermin variant. J Appl Microbiol. 1999;87:856-66 pubmed
    ..Since StT exhibits antimicrobial activity especially against the Staphylococcus species, this compound may be of use in the treatment of staphylococcal infections...
  8. Michel T, Reichhart J, Hoffmann J, Royet J. Drosophila Toll is activated by Gram-positive bacteria through a circulating peptidoglycan recognition protein. Nature. 2001;414:756-9 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, seml does not affect Toll activation by fungal infection, indicating the existence of a distinct recognition system for fungi to activate the Toll pathway...
  9. Shleeva M, Bagramyan K, Telkov M, Mukamolova G, Young M, Kell D, et al. Formation and resuscitation of "non-culturable" cells of Rhodococcus rhodochrous and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in prolonged stationary phase. Microbiology. 2002;148:1581-91 pubmed
    ..A small protein similar to Rpf (resuscitation-promoting factor of Micrococcus luteus) appeared to be responsible for some of the activity in the culture supernatant...

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  1. Mellouli L, Ben Ameur Mehdi R, Sioud S, Salem M, Bejar S. Isolation, purification and partial characterization of antibacterial activities produced by a newly isolated Streptomyces sp. US24 strain. Res Microbiol. 2003;154:345-52 pubmed
    ..26 min) inhibited only Gram-positive bacteria. Partial characterization of the P(34 min) molecule using spectroscopic studies showed that this active molecule is different from the two antibiotics produced by the S. caelestis strain...
  2. Ravagnani A, Finan C, Young M. A novel firmicute protein family related to the actinobacterial resuscitation-promoting factors by non-orthologous domain displacement. BMC Genomics. 2005;6:39 pubmed
    In Micrococcus luteus growth and resuscitation from starvation-induced dormancy is controlled by the production of a secreted growth factor...
  3. Beller H, Goh E, Keasling J. Genes involved in long-chain alkene biosynthesis in Micrococcus luteus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:1212-23 pubmed publisher
    ..We have studied alkene biosynthesis in Micrococcus luteus ATCC 4698, a close relative of Sarcina lutea (now Kocuria rhizophila), which 4 decades ago was reported to ..
  4. Nehme N, Quintin J, Cho J, Lee J, Lafarge M, Kocks C, et al. Relative roles of the cellular and humoral responses in the Drosophila host defense against three gram-positive bacterial infections. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e14743 pubmed publisher
    ..However, it is less clear to what extent macrophage-like hemocytes contribute to host defense...
  5. Mukamolova G, Kaprelyants A, Young D, Young M, Kell D. A bacterial cytokine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998;95:8916-21 pubmed
    Viable cells of Micrococcus luteus secrete a factor, which promotes the resuscitation and growth of dormant, nongrowing cells of the same organism...
  6. Mukamolova G, Turapov O, Young D, Kaprelyants A, Kell D, Young M. A family of autocrine growth factors in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol Microbiol. 2002;46:623-35 pubmed
    ..its close relative, Mycobacterium bovis (BCG) contain five genes whose predicted products resemble Rpf from Micrococcus luteus. Rpf is a secreted growth factor, active at picomolar concentrations, which is required for the growth of ..
  7. Ganz T, Gabayan V, Liao H, Liu L, Oren A, Graf T, et al. Increased inflammation in lysozyme M-deficient mice in response to Micrococcus luteus and its peptidoglycan. Blood. 2003;101:2388-92 pubmed
    ..in lysozyme M after challenge by the normally nonpathogenic and highly lysozyme-sensitive bacterium Micrococcus luteus. Despite partial compensation by newly expressed lysozyme P in macrophages, lysozyme M-deficient mice ..
  8. Pakkiri L, Waechter C. Dimannosyldiacylglycerol serves as a lipid anchor precursor in the assembly of the membrane-associated lipomannan in Micrococcus luteus. Glycobiology. 2005;15:291-302 pubmed
    ..Man-P-Und) as a mannosyl donor in the assembly of a membrane-associated lipomannan (LM) in Micrococcus luteus has been proposed...
  9. Fischer Colbrie G, Matama T, Heumann S, Martinkova L, Cavaco Paulo A, Guebitz G. Surface hydrolysis of polyacrylonitrile with nitrile hydrolysing enzymes from Micrococcus luteus BST20. J Biotechnol. 2007;129:62-8 pubmed
    A new Micrococcus luteus strain BST20 was isolated with ability to metabolize PAN polymers as sole carbon source...
  10. Braun A, Hoffmann J, Meister M. Analysis of the Drosophila host defense in domino mutant larvae, which are devoid of hemocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998;95:14337-42 pubmed
    ..By working in synergy, they provide Drosophila a highly effective defense against injury and/or infection...
  11. Kharel Y, Zhang Y, Fujihashi M, Miki K, Koyama T. Identification of Significant residues for homoallylic substrate binding of Micrococcus luteus B-P 26 undecaprenyl diphosphate synthase. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:28459-64 pubmed
    ..in the conserved Region V and two of Phe-Ser motif in Region III of undecaprenyl diphosphate synthase of Micrococcus luteus B-P 26 for substitutions by site-directed mutagenesis and examined their effects on substrate binding and ..
  12. Pakkiri L, Wolucka B, Lubert E, Waechter C. Structural and topological studies on the lipid-mediated assembly of a membrane-associated lipomannan in Micrococcus luteus. Glycobiology. 2004;14:73-81 pubmed
    The biosynthesis of three mannolipids and the presence of a membrane-associated lipomannan in Micrococcus luteus (formerly Micrococcus lysodeikticus) were documented over 30 years ago...
  13. Mukamolova G, Murzin A, Salina E, Demina G, Kell D, Kaprelyants A, et al. Muralytic activity of Micrococcus luteus Rpf and its relationship to physiological activity in promoting bacterial growth and resuscitation. Mol Microbiol. 2006;59:84-98 pubmed
    ..Rpf from Micrococcus luteus, the founder member of this protein family, is indeed a muralytic enzyme, as revealed by its activity in ..
  14. Schroeckh V, Martin K. Resuscitation-promoting factors: distribution among actinobacteria, synthesis during life-cycle and biological activity. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2006;89:359-65 pubmed
  15. Gandhe A, Arunkumar K, John S, Nagaraju J. Analysis of bacteria-challenged wild silkmoth, Antheraea mylitta (lepidoptera) transcriptome reveals potential immune genes. BMC Genomics. 2006;7:184 pubmed
    ..In the present study we constructed and analysed the immune transcriptome of the lepidopteran Antheraea mylitta, an economically important Indian tasar silkmoth with a view to unravel the potential immune-related genes and pathways...
  16. Yoshimune K, Shirakihara Y, Wakayama M, Yumoto I. Crystal structure of salt-tolerant glutaminase from Micrococcus luteus K-3 in the presence and absence of its product L-glutamate and its activator Tris. FEBS J. 2010;277:738-48 pubmed publisher
    Glutaminase from Micrococcus luteus K-3 [Micrococcus glutaminase (Mglu); 456 amino acid residues (aa); 48 kDa] is a salt-tolerant enzyme. Our previous study determined the structure of its major 42-kDa fragment...
  17. Murayama O, Matsuda M, Moore J. Studies on the genomic heterogeneity of Micrococcus luteus strains by macro-restriction analysis using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. J Basic Microbiol. 2003;43:337-40 pubmed
    ..by means of double digestion using DraI and VspI demonstrated that they cleaved the genomic DNAs from Micrococcus luteus JCM1464(T), JCM3347, and JCM3348 into four to five fragments in a distinguishable manner by pulsed-field gel ..
  18. Zhu W, Plikaytis B, Shinnick T. Resuscitation factors from mycobacteria: homologs of Micrococcus luteus proteins. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2003;83:261-9 pubmed
    Resuscitation promoting factors (Rpfs) are proteins, originally identified in Micrococcus luteus, that promote recovery of bacteria from a viable but non-replicating phase (e.g., stationary phase or latency) to a replicating phase...
  19. Telkov M, Demina G, Voloshin S, Salina E, Dudik T, Stekhanova T, et al. Proteins of the Rpf (resuscitation promoting factor) family are peptidoglycan hydrolases. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2006;71:414-22 pubmed
    The secreted Micrococcus luteus protein, Rpf, is required for successful resuscitation of dormant "non-culturable" M. luteus cells and for growth stimulation in poor media...
  20. Rush J, Waechter C. Partial purification of mannosylphosphorylundecaprenol synthase from Micrococcus luteus: a useful enzyme for the biosynthesis of a variety of mannosylphosphorylpolyisoprenol products. Methods Mol Biol. 2006;347:13-30 pubmed
    Membrane fractions from Micrococcus luteus catalyze the transfer of mannose from GDP-mannose to mono- and dimannosyldiacylglycerol, mannosylphosphorylundecaprenol (Man-P-Undec), and a membrane-associated lipomannan...
  21. Abd El Rhman A, Khattab Y, Shalaby A. Micrococcus luteus and Pseudomonas species as probiotics for promoting the growth performance and health of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;27:175-80 pubmed publisher
    b>Micrococcus luteus and Pseudomonas species were isolated from the gonads and intestine of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. M. luteus and Ps...
  22. Koltunov V, Greenblatt C, Goncharenko A, Demina G, Klein B, Young M, et al. Structural changes and cellular localization of resuscitation-promoting factor in environmental isolates of Micrococcus luteus. Microb Ecol. 2010;59:296-310 pubmed publisher
    Dormancy among nonsporulating actinobacteria is now a widely accepted phenomenon. In Micrococcus luteus, the resuscitation of dormant cells is caused by a small secreted protein (resuscitation-promoting factor, or Rpf) that is found in &..
  23. Mauclaire L, Egli M. Effect of simulated microgravity on growth and production of exopolymeric substances of Micrococcus luteus space and earth isolates. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2010;59:350-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the study was to identify physiological processes relevant for Micrococcus luteus attachment under microgravity conditions...
  24. Monodane T, Kawabata Y, Yang S, Hase S, Takada H. Induction of necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-6 in mice in vivo and in murine peritoneal macrophages and human whole blood cells in vitro by Micrococcus luteus teichuronic acids. J Med Microbiol. 2001;50:4-12 pubmed
    Earlier studies showed that Micrococcus luteus cells and cell walls induced anaphylactoid reactions leading to death, in some instances within 1 h, in C3H/HeN mice primed with muramyl dipeptide (MDP)...
  25. Mukamolova G, Turapov O, Kazarian K, Telkov M, Kaprelyants A, Kell D, et al. The rpf gene of Micrococcus luteus encodes an essential secreted growth factor. Mol Microbiol. 2002;46:611-21 pubmed
    b>Micrococcus luteus secretes a small protein called Rpf, which has autocrine and paracrine signalling functions and is required for the resuscitation of dormant cells...
  26. Bartholomay L, Mayhew G, Fuchs J, Rocheleau T, Erickson S, Aliota M, et al. Profiling infection responses in the haemocytes of the mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Insect Mol Biol. 2007;16:761-76 pubmed
    ..were screened with haemocyte material collected 1-, 8- and 24-h post-inoculation with Escherichia coli or Micrococcus luteus bacteria...
  27. Young M, Artsatbanov V, Beller H, Chandra G, Chater K, Dover L, et al. Genome sequence of the Fleming strain of Micrococcus luteus, a simple free-living actinobacterium. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:841-60 pubmed publisher
    b>Micrococcus luteus (NCTC2665, "Fleming strain") has one of the smallest genomes of free-living actinobacteria sequenced to date, comprising a single circular chromosome of 2,501,097 bp (G+C content, 73%) predicted to encode 2,..
  28. Wagenknecht M, Dib J, Thürmer A, Daniel R, Farias M, Meinhardt F. Structural peculiarities of linear megaplasmid, pLMA1, from Micrococcus luteus interfere with pyrosequencing reads assembly. Biotechnol Lett. 2010;32:1853-62 pubmed publisher
    Different strains of Micrococcus luteus, isolated from high-altitude Argentinean wetlands, were recently reported to harbour the linear plasmids pLMA1, pLMH5 and pLMV7, all of which with 5'-covalently attached terminal proteins...
  29. Netzer R, Stafsnes M, Andreassen T, Goksøyr A, Bruheim P, Brautaset T. Biosynthetic pathway for ?-cyclic sarcinaxanthin in Micrococcus luteus: heterologous expression and evidence for diverse and multiple catalytic functions of C(50) carotenoid cyclases. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:5688-99 pubmed publisher
    ..cluster (crtE, crtB, crtI, crtE2, crtYg, crtYh, and crtX) of the ?-cyclic C(50) carotenoid sarcinaxanthin in Micrococcus luteus NCTC2665...
  30. Levashina E, Langley E, Green C, Gubb D, Ashburner M, Hoffmann J, et al. Constitutive activation of toll-mediated antifungal defense in serpin-deficient Drosophila. Science. 1999;285:1917-9 pubmed
    ..Hence, Spn43Ac negatively regulates the Toll signaling pathway, and Toll does not function as a pattern recognition receptor in the Drosophila host defense...
  31. Piersen C, Prince M, Augustine M, Dodson M, Lloyd R. Purification and cloning of Micrococcus luteus ultraviolet endonuclease, an N-glycosylase/abasic lyase that proceeds via an imino enzyme-DNA intermediate. J Biol Chem. 1995;270:23475-84 pubmed
    Although Micrococcus luteus UV endonuclease has been reported to be an 18-kDa enzyme with possible homology to the 16-kDa endonuclease V from bacteriophage T4 (Gordon, L. K., and Haseltine, W. A. (1980) J. Biol. Chem...
  32. Bonnarme P, Lapadatescu C, Yvon M, Spinnler H. L-methionine degradation potentialities of cheese-ripening microorganisms. J Dairy Res. 2001;68:663-74 pubmed
    ..lactis, Deb. hansenii, Arth. sp., Staph. equorum) were deficient in L-methionine aminotransferase, and none produced L-methionine deaminase. The catabolism of L-methionine in these microorganisms is discussed. ..
  33. McDougal P, Griffin J. Enantiotracin. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2003;13:2239-40 pubmed
    ..This supports the notion that bacitracin exerts its antibacterial effects through interaction with bactoprenylpyrophosphate, an achiral ligand. ..
  34. Li C, Lee D, Graf T, Phifer S, Nakanishi Y, Riswan S, et al. Bioactive constituents of the stem bark of Mitrephora glabra. J Nat Prod. 2009;72:1949-53 pubmed publisher
    ..All compounds were evaluated for their inhibitory activities against a panel of cancer cell lines and a battery of microorganisms. ..
  35. Koolen H, Soares E, Silva F, Souza A, Medeiros L, Filho E, et al. An antimicrobial diketopiperazine alkaloid and co-metabolites from an endophytic strain of Gliocladium isolated from Strychnos cf. toxifera. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:2013-9 pubmed
    ..Compound 1 exhibited a strong antimicrobial activity against Micrococcus luteus at a concentration of 43.4?µM.
  36. Grundmann F, Kaiser M, Schiell M, Batzer A, Kurz M, Thanwisai A, et al. Antiparasitic chaiyaphumines from entomopathogenic Xenorhabdus sp. PB61.4. J Nat Prod. 2014;77:779-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Chaiyaphumine A (1) showed good activity against Plasmodium falciparum (IC50 of 0.61 ?M), the causative agent of malaria, and was active against other protozoal tropical disease causing agents. ..
  37. Niu R, Chen X. Full-Length cDNA, Prokaryotic Expression, and Antimicrobial Activity of UuHb-F-I from Urechis unicinctus. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:5683026 pubmed publisher
    ..The lowest minimum inhibitory concentration against Micrococcus luteus was 2.78-4.63??M. Our results may help elucidate the immune defense mechanism of U...
  38. Narasimhan B, Mourya V, Dhake A. Design, synthesis, antibacterial, and QSAR studies of myristic acid derivatives. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2006;16:3023-9 pubmed
    ..The predictive ability of the models was cross-validated by construction of a test set. The low residual activity and high cross-validated r2 values (r(cv)2) observed indicated the predictive ability of the developed QSAR models. ..
  39. Asraful Islam S, Math R, Kim J, Yun M, Cho J, Kim E, et al. Effect of plant age on endophytic bacterial diversity of balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorum) root and their antimicrobial activities. Curr Microbiol. 2010;61:346-56 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, Bacillus sp. (BF1-2 and BF3-5) showed maximum anti-human pathogenic activity. So, plant age is presumed to influence diversity of balloon flower endophytic bacteria...
  40. Lalpuria M, Karwa V, Anantheswaran R, Floros J. Modified agar diffusion bioassay for better quantification of Nisaplin(®). J Appl Microbiol. 2013;114:663-71 pubmed publisher
    ..625-125 ?g ml(-1) ) was filled in wells (3.5 mm or 7 mm diameter) made on agar plates inoculated with Micrococcus luteus, followed by pre-diffusion (0, 24, 48 or 72 h), incubation and measurement of inhibition zone...
  41. Yamamoto Hino M, Goto S. Spätzle-Processing Enzyme-independent Activation of the Toll Pathway in Drosophila Innate Immunity. Cell Struct Funct. 2016;41:55-60 pubmed publisher
    ..in spätzle mutant larvae and adults, whereas it was present in SPE mutant larvae challenged with Micrococcus luteus and adults challenged with Bacillus subtilis...
  42. Li B, Yu H, Ye C, Ma Y, Li X, Fan T, et al. Bombyx mori Serpin6 regulates prophenoloxidase activity and the expression of antimicrobial proteins. Gene. 2017;610:64-70 pubmed publisher
    ..After challenging with Micrococcus luteus (Mi) and Serratia marcescens (Sm), the BmSerpin6 expression level was induced significantly...
  43. Nithya V, Prakash M, Halami P. Utilization of Industrial Waste for the Production of Bio-Preservative from Bacillus licheniformis Me1 and Its Application in Milk and Milk-Based Food Products. Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins. 2018;10:228-235 pubmed publisher
    ..and 28 ± 2 °C resulted in the growth inhibition of pathogens Listeria monocytogenes Scott A, Micrococcus luteus ATCC 9341, and Staphylococcus aureus FRI 722...
  44. Andrade A, Van Nistelrooy J, Peery R, Skatrud P, De Waard M. The role of ABC transporters from Aspergillus nidulans in protection against cytotoxic agents and in antibiotic production. Mol Gen Genet. 2000;263:966-77 pubmed
    ..mutants display a decrease in penicillin production, measured indirectly as antimicrobial activity against Micrococcus luteus. These results suggest that ABC transporters may be involved in secretion of penicillin from fungal cells.
  45. Kumeta H, Miura A, Kobashigawa Y, Miura K, Oka C, Nemoto N, et al. Low-temperature-induced structural changes in human lysozyme elucidated by three-dimensional NMR spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2003;42:1209-16 pubmed
    ..Together with the data of the temperature dependence experiments of the lytic activity against Micrococcus luteus, we consider the implication of the observed structural change for the low-temperature-induced reduction of ..
  46. Coteur G, Mellroth P, De Lefortery C, Gillan D, Dubois P, Communi D, et al. Peptidoglycan recognition proteins with amidase activity in early deuterostomes (Echinodermata). Dev Comp Immunol. 2007;31:790-804 pubmed
    ..PGRP-S1a did not affect the phagocytic activity of seastar immune cells towards Micrococcus luteus but inhibited their production of reactive oxygen species (ROS)...
  47. Shu M, Mang D, Fu G, Tanaka S, Endo H, Kikuta S, et al. Mechanisms of nodule-specific melanization in the hemocoel of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2016;70:10-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Western blot analysis showed that factors in the proPO-activating system are congregated in formed nodules by their concentration in plasma and aggregating hemocytes. ..
  48. Putonti C, Cudone E, Kalesinskas L, Engelbrecht K, Koenig D, Wolfe A. Draft Genome Sequence of Micrococcus luteus (Schroeter) Cohn (ATCC 12698). Genome Announc. 2017;5: pubmed publisher
    The actinobacterium Micrococcus luteus can be found in a wide variety of habitats. Here, we report the 2,411,958-bp draft genome sequence of the type strain M. leuteus (Schroeter) Cohn (ATCC 12698)...
  49. Fakhri A, Azad M, Fatolahi L, Tahami S. Microwave-assisted photocatalysis of neurotoxin compounds using metal oxides quantum dots/nanosheets composites: Photocorrosion inhibition, reusability and antibacterial activity studies. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2018;178:108-114 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, prepared samples with positive surface potential upon interaction with negative surface potential of Enterococcus faecalis and Micrococcus luteus.
  50. Millan S, Satish L, Bera K, Konar M, Sahoo H. Exploring the effect of 5-Fluorouracil on conformation, stability and activity of lysozyme by combined approach of spectroscopic and theoretical studies. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2018;179:23-31 pubmed publisher
    ..As well as the activity of Lyz in the absence and presence of 5-FU were measured using Micrococcus luteus strain...
  51. Mali S, Mitchell M, Havis S, Bodunrin A, Rangel J, Olson G, et al. A Proteomic Signature of Dormancy in the Actinobacterium Micrococcus luteus. J Bacteriol. 2017;199: pubmed publisher
    ..We have queried the VBNC state of Micrococcus luteus NCTC 2665 (MI-2665) by quantitative proteomics combining gel electrophoresis, high-performance liquid ..
  52. Harrison W, Griffith C, Ayers T, Michaels B. Bacterial transfer and cross-contamination potential associated with paper-towel dispensing. Am J Infect Control. 2003;31:387-91 pubmed
    ..This potential should be considered in the design, construction, and use of paper-towel dispensers. ..
  53. O Donnell M, Shore A, Coleman D. A novel automated waterline cleaning system that facilitates effective and consistent control of microbial biofilm contamination of dental chair unit waterlines: a one-year study. J Dent. 2006;34:648-61 pubmed
  54. Waibel B, Holzgrabe U. 1H and 19F NMR relaxation studies of fleroxacin with Micrococcus luteus. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2007;43:1595-601 pubmed
    ..All findings point to core quinolone moiety to be involved in the interaction with bacterial cells. ..
  55. Cui Y, Wei Z, Shen Y, Li C, Shao Y, Zhang W, et al. A novel C1q-domain-containing protein from razor clam Sinonovacula constricta mediates G-bacterial agglutination as a pattern recognition receptor. Dev Comp Immunol. 2018;79:166-174 pubmed publisher
    ..Recombinant ScC1qDC showed no agglutinating activity to Gram-positive bacterium of Micrococcus luteus but showed obvious activities towards all the three examined Gram-negative bacteria...
  56. Mor N, Simon B, Heifets L. Methods for determining concentrations of antimicrobial agents in human monocytes. J Chemother. 1995;7:207-9 pubmed
    ..experiments with two rifamycins, the cell pellet as well as the extracellular fluid were subjected to a bioassay using Micrococcus luteus as a target organism. The method showed good reproducibility and consistency in results obtained.
  57. Lourenço F, Kaneko T, Pinto T. Validation of erythromycin microbiological assay using an alternative experimental design. J AOAC Int. 2007;90:1107-10 pubmed
    ..The 3 x 1 design proved to be adequate for the dosage of erythromycin and thus a good alternative for erythromycin assay. ..
  58. Kucukdurmaz F, Imren Y, Akkoyunlu Y, Tuncay I, Sen C. Domestic electric drills in the service of orthopaedic surgery: a potential and preventable source of surgical site infections. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2012;46:455-9 pubmed
    ..Conversely, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Micrococcus luteus, and Staphylococcus capitis were isolated from the exhaust air of all running drills...
  59. Hernandez Martinez S, Barradas Bautista D, Rodriguez M. Diferential DNA synthesis in Anopheles albimanus tissues induced by immune challenge with different microorganisms. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2013;84:1-14 pubmed publisher
    ..synthesis in various tissues of Anopheles albimanus, in response to challenge with Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Micrococcus luteus, and Serratia marcescens, was analyzed by 5-bromo-2-deoxy-uridine (BrdU) incorporation...
  60. Rathod B, Korasapati R, Sripadi P, Reddy Shetty P. Novel actinomycin group compound from newly isolated Streptomyces sp. RAB12: isolation, characterization, and evaluation of antimicrobial potential. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018;102:1241-1250 pubmed publisher
    ..activity profile revealed higher antimicrobial activity against bacterial strains (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi, and Bacillus subtilis) and Candida albicans compared to standard ..
  61. Souza M, Kulmann R, Silva L, Nogueira D, Zimmermann E, Schmidt C. Development and in-house validation of a microbiological assay for determination of cefepime in injectable preparations. J AOAC Int. 2006;89:1367-72 pubmed
    ..The assay is based on the inhibitory effect of cefepime upon the strain of Micrococcus luteus ATCC 10240 used as the test microorganism...
  62. Abidin Z, Downes L, Markx G. Large scale dielectrophoretic construction of biofilms using textile technology. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2007;96:1222-5 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the flexibility of the cloth would also allow it to be distorted or folded into various shapes. ..
  63. Selvaraj V, Alagar M. Analytical detection and biological assay of antileukemic drug 5-fluorouracil using gold nanoparticles as probe. Int J Pharm. 2007;337:275-81 pubmed
    ..gold complex (Au@5FU) is observed to have appreciable antibacterial and antifungal activity against Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Aspergillus fumigatus, and Aspergillus ..
  64. Moreno Montoro M, Olalla Herrera M, Rufián Henares J, Martínez R, Miralles B, Bergillos T, et al. Antioxidant, ACE-inhibitory and antimicrobial activity of fermented goat milk: activity and physicochemical property relationship of the peptide components. Food Funct. 2017;8:2783-2791 pubmed publisher
    ..as well as their angiotensin-I-converting-enzyme inhibitory and antimicrobial (against Escherichia coli and Micrococcus luteus) activities...
  65. Verleyen P, Baggerman G, D Hertog W, Vierstraete E, Husson S, Schoofs L. Identification of new immune induced molecules in the haemolymph of Drosophila melanogaster by 2D-nanoLC MS/MS. J Insect Physiol. 2006;52:379-88 pubmed
    ..in this study from the haemolymph of Drosophila third instar larvae 12h after challenge with a mixture of Micrococcus luteus and Escherichia coli...
  66. Królasik J, Zakowska Z, Krepska M, Klimek L. Resistance of bacterial biofilms formed on stainless steel surface to disinfecting agent. Pol J Microbiol. 2010;59:281-7 pubmed
    ..Bacterial strains: Listeria innocua, Pseudomonas putida, Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococcus hominis strains, were isolated from food contact surfaces, after a cleaning and disinfection ..
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    ..beam was explored and quantified for single-stranded poly(dA), poly[(dA-dT)(2)], calf thymus DNA (ctDNA) and Micrococcus luteus DNA (mlDNA)...
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