listeria

Summary

Summary: A genus of bacteria which may be found in the feces of animals and man, on vegetation, and in silage. Its species are parasitic on cold-blooded and warm-blooded animals, including man.

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  1. Steinweg C, Kuenne C, Billion A, Mraheil M, Domann E, Ghai R, et al. Complete genome sequence of Listeria seeligeri, a nonpathogenic member of the genus Listeria. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:1473-4 pubmed publisher
    We report the complete and annotated genome sequence of the nonpathogenic Listeria seeligeri SLCC3954 serovar 1/2b type strain harboring the smallest completely sequenced genome of the genus Listeria.
  2. Schmelcher M, Shabarova T, Eugster M, Eichenseher F, Tchang V, Banz M, et al. Rapid multiplex detection and differentiation of Listeria cells by use of fluorescent phage endolysin cell wall binding domains. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:5745-56 pubmed publisher
    The genus Listeria comprises food-borne pathogens associated with severe infections and a high mortality rate. Endolysins from bacteriophages infecting Listeria are promising tools for both their detection and control...
  3. Leclercq A, Clermont D, Bizet C, Grimont P, Le Flèche Matéos A, Roche S, et al. Listeria rocourtiae sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:2210-4 pubmed publisher
    A Listeria-like strain isolated in Austria from pre-cut lettuce fitted the description of the genus Listeria although it could not be assigned to any of the known species...
  4. Wood L, Pan Z, Guirnalda P, Tsai P, Seavey M, Paterson Y. Targeting tumor vasculature with novel Listeria-based vaccines directed against CD105. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2011;60:931-42 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Listeria-based vaccines directed against CD105 lead to therapeutic responses against primary and metastatic tumors in the ..
  5. O CONNOR L, O LEARY M, Leonard N, Godinho M, O REILLY C, Coffey L, et al. The characterization of Listeria spp. isolated from food products and the food-processing environment. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2010;51:490-8 pubmed publisher
    To enhance the information pertaining to the epidemiology of a collection of 378 Listeria spp. isolates obtained from several food-processing plants in Ireland over a 3-year period (2004-2007)...
  6. Jin D, Luo Y, Zhang Z, Fang W, Ye J, Wu F, et al. Rapid molecular identification of Listeria species by use of real-time PCR and high-resolution melting analysis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012;330:72-80 pubmed publisher
    Identification of Listeria species via a molecular method is critical for food safety and clinical diagnosis...
  7. Hain T, Otten S, von Both U, Chatterjee S, Technow U, Billion A, et al. Novel bacterial artificial chromosome vector pUvBBAC for use in studies of the functional genomics of Listeria spp. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:1892-901 pubmed publisher
    ..The pUvBBAC vector was used to generate a BAC library for the facultative intracellular pathogen Listeria monocytogenes EGD-e. The library had insert sizes ranging from 68 to 178 kb...
  8. Wurtzel O, Sesto N, Mellin J, Karunker I, Edelheit S, Bécavin C, et al. Comparative transcriptomics of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Listeria species. Mol Syst Biol. 2012;8:583 pubmed publisher
    b>Listeria monocytogenes is a human, food-borne pathogen. Genomic comparisons between L...
  9. Dorscht J, Klumpp J, Bielmann R, Schmelcher M, Born Y, Zimmer M, et al. Comparative genome analysis of Listeria bacteriophages reveals extensive mosaicism, programmed translational frameshifting, and a novel prophage insertion site. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:7206-15 pubmed publisher
    The genomes of six Listeria bacteriophages were sequenced and analyzed. Phages A006, A500, B025, P35, and P40 are members of the Siphoviridae and contain double-stranded DNA genomes of between 35.6 kb and 42.7 kb...

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  1. Oravcová K, Trncíková T, Kuchta T, Kaclíková E. Limitation in the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in food in the presence of competing Listeria innocua. J Appl Microbiol. 2008;104:429-37 pubmed
    Detectability of Listeria monocytogenes at 10(0) CFU per food sample in the presence of Listeria innocua using standard microbiological detection was evaluated and compared with the real-time PCR-based method...
  2. Jagadeesan B, Fleishman Littlejohn A, Amalaradjou M, Singh A, Mishra K, La D, et al. N-terminal Gly(224)-Gly(411) domain in Listeria adhesion protein interacts with host receptor Hsp60. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20694 pubmed publisher
    b>Listeria adhesion protein (LAP) is a housekeeping bifunctional enzyme consisting of N-terminal acetaldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) and C-terminal alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH)...
  3. Miller K, Schamber R, Osmanagaoglu O, Ray B. Isolation and characterization of pediocin AcH chimeric protein mutants with altered bactericidal activity. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1998;64:1997-2005 pubmed
    ..plantarum NCDO955, Listeria innocua Lin11, Enterococcus faecalis M1, Pediococcus acidilactici LB42, and Leuconostoc mesenteroides Ly...
  4. Feng G, Guron G, Churey J, Worobo R. Characterization of mundticin L, a class IIa anti-Listeria bacteriocin from Enterococcus mundtii CUGF08. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:5708-13 pubmed publisher
    ..produce mundticin L, a new class IIa bacteriocin that has a high level of inhibitory activity against the genus Listeria. The plasmid-associated operons containing genes for the mundticin L precursor, the ATP binding cassette (ABC) ..
  5. Sauders B, Overdevest J, Fortes E, Windham K, Schukken Y, Lembo A, et al. Diversity of Listeria species in urban and natural environments. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:4420-33 pubmed publisher
    A total of 442 Listeria isolates, including 234 Listeria seeligeri, 80 L. monocytogenes, 74 L. welshimeri, 50 L. innocua, and 4 L...
  6. Pizarro Cerda J, Bonazzi M, Cossart P. Clathrin-mediated endocytosis: what works for small, also works for big. Bioessays. 2010;32:496-504 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of actin downstream of clathrin seems to be critical for this still poorly characterized process. The historical frontier between endocytosis and phagocytosis is vanishing in the light of this new role for clathrin. ..
  7. den Bakker H, Cummings C, Ferreira V, Vatta P, Orsi R, Degoricija L, et al. Comparative genomics of the bacterial genus Listeria: Genome evolution is characterized by limited gene acquisition and limited gene loss. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:688 pubmed publisher
    The bacterial genus Listeria contains pathogenic and non-pathogenic species, including the pathogens L. monocytogenes and L...
  8. Gordon M, Ayres J, Schneider D, Nusse R. Pathogenesis of listeria-infected Drosophila wntD mutants is associated with elevated levels of the novel immunity gene edin. PLoS Pathog. 2008;4:e1000111 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutations in wntD cause susceptibility to Listeria monocytogenes infection, apparently through the derepression of Toll-Dorsal target genes, some of which are ..
  9. Alegre I, Abadias M, Anguera M, Usall J, Viñas I. Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella and Listeria innocua on minimally-processed peaches under different storage conditions. Food Microbiol. 2010;27:862-8 pubmed publisher
    ..of view, the aim of this work was to study the growth and survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella and Listeria innocua on minimally-processed peaches...
  10. Vilar M, Yus E, Sanjuan M, Diéguez F, Rodríguez Otero J. Prevalence of and risk factors for Listeria species on dairy farms. J Dairy Sci. 2007;90:5083-8 pubmed
    This cross-sectional study determined the prevalence of Listeria spp. in bulk-tank milk on dairy farms in the region of Galicia in northwest Spain. The aim was to identify management practices associated with the presence of Listeria spp...
  11. Barbau Piednoir E, Botteldoorn N, Yde M, Mahillon J, Roosens N. Development and validation of qualitative SYBR®Green real-time PCR for detection and discrimination of Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:4021-37 pubmed publisher
    A combination of four qualitative SYBR®Green qPCR screening assays targeting two levels of discrimination: Listeria genus (except Listeria grayi) and Listeria monocytogenes, is presented...
  12. Masoud W, Vogensen F, Lillevang S, Abu Al Soud W, Sørensen S, Jakobsen M. The fate of indigenous microbiota, starter cultures, Escherichia coli, Listeria innocua and Staphylococcus aureus in Danish raw milk and cheeses determined by pyrosequencing and quantitative real time (qRT)-PCR. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;153:192-202 pubmed publisher
    ..ripening starter cultures, cooking temperatures and rate of acidification on survival of added Escherichia coli, Listeria innocua and Staphylococcus aureus in cheeses at different stages of ripening were studied by pyrosequencing and ..
  13. Bertsch D, Rau J, Eugster M, Haug M, Lawson P, Lacroix C, et al. Listeria fleischmannii sp. nov., isolated from cheese. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2013;63:526-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The isolates could all be assigned to the genus Listeria but not to any known species...
  14. Milillo S, Friedly E, Saldivar J, Muthaiyan A, O Bryan C, Crandall P, et al. A review of the ecology, genomics, and stress response of Listeria innocua and Listeria monocytogenes. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2012;52:712-25 pubmed publisher
    b>Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive foodborne pathogen responsible for a severe disease occurring in immuno-compromised populations. Foodborne illness caused by L...
  15. Hellberg R, Martin K, Keys A, Haney C, Shen Y, Smiley R. 16S rRNA partial gene sequencing for the differentiation and molecular subtyping of Listeria species. Food Microbiol. 2013;36:231-40 pubmed publisher
    ..within the regulatory workflow could greatly reduce the time and labor needed for confirmation and subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. The goal of this study was to build a 16S rRNA partial gene reference library for Listeria spp...
  16. Raengpradub S, Wiedmann M, Boor K. Comparative analysis of the sigma B-dependent stress responses in Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria innocua strains exposed to selected stress conditions. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:158-71 pubmed
    ..The composition and functions of the Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria innocua sigma(B) regulons were hypothesized to differ due to virulence differences ..
  17. Rasmussen M, Oddershede L, Siegumfeldt H. Optical tweezers cause physiological damage to Escherichia coli and Listeria bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:2441-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We used the gram-negative species Escherichia coli and three gram-positive species, Listeria monocytogenes, Listeria innocua, and Bacillus subtilis...
  18. Leisner J, Larsen M, Jørgensen R, Brøndsted L, Thomsen L, Ingmer H. Chitin hydrolysis by Listeria spp., including L. monocytogenes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:3823-30 pubmed publisher
    b>Listeria spp., including the food-borne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes, are ubiquitous microorganisms in the environment and thus are difficult to exclude from food processing plants...
  19. Oliveira M, Usall J, Vinas I, Solsona C, Abadias M. Transfer of Listeria innocua from contaminated compost and irrigation water to lettuce leaves. Food Microbiol. 2011;28:590-6 pubmed publisher
    Many foodborne outbreaks of some pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella or Listeria have been associated with the consumption of contaminated vegetables...
  20. Souders N, Sewell D, Pan Z, Hussain S, Rodriguez A, Wallecha A, et al. Listeria-based vaccines can overcome tolerance by expanding low avidity CD8+ T cells capable of eradicating a solid tumor in a transgenic mouse model of cancer. Cancer Immun. 2007;7:2 pubmed
    ..We show that Listeria-based vaccines against E7 can induce the regression of solid implanted tumors in the transgenic mice, although at ..
  21. Mraheil M, Billion A, Mohamed W, Mukherjee K, Kuenne C, Pischimarov J, et al. The intracellular sRNA transcriptome of Listeria monocytogenes during growth in macrophages. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011;39:4235-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Currently extensive information exists on the sRNAs of Listeria monocytogenes expressed during growth in extracellular environments...
  22. Bou m handi N, Jacquet C, El Marrakchi A, Martin P. Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from a marine environment in Morocco. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2007;4:409-17 pubmed
    ..2002 from 18 shellfish sites on the Atlantic coast of mid-west of Morocco (Agadir region), yielded 143 strains of Listeria (Listeria monocytogenes: 38; L. innocua: 109; L. ivanovii: 1). The overall incidence of Listeria sp...
  23. Vilar M, Peña F, Pérez I, Dieguez F, Sanjuán M, Rodríguez Otero J, et al. Presence of Listeria, Arcobacter, and Campylobacter spp. in dairy farms in Spain. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2010;123:58-62 pubmed
    Bacteria from genera Listeria, Campylobacter and Arcobacter are potentially zoonotic pathogens for humans and they may be detected in dairy cattle farms...
  24. Dunn K, Bielawski J, Ward T, Urquhart C, Gu H. Reconciling ecological and genomic divergence among lineages of listeria under an "extended mosaic genome concept". Mol Biol Evol. 2009;26:2605-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we undertake an investigation among ecologically divergent lineages of genus Listeria, and report our assessment of both niche-specific selection pressure and HR in their core genome...
  25. Goulet V, Hedberg C, Le Monnier A, de Valk H. Increasing incidence of listeriosis in France and other European countries. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:734-40 pubmed publisher
    ..European countries appear to be experiencing an increased incidence of listeriosis among persons >or=60 years of age. The cause of this selective increased incidence is unknown...
  26. Chen J, Jiang L, Chen X, Luo X, Chen Y, Yu Y, et al. Listeria monocytogenes serovar 4a is a possible evolutionary intermediate between L. monocytogenes serovars 1/2a and 4b and L. innocua. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;19:238-49 pubmed
    The genus Listeria consists of six closely related species and forms three phylogenetic groups: L. monocytogenes- L. innocua, L. ivanovii-L. seeligeri-L. welshimeri, and L. grayi...
  27. Ivanek R, Grohn Y, Wells M, Lembo A, Sauders B, Wiedmann M. Modeling of spatially referenced environmental and meteorological factors influencing the probability of Listeria species isolation from natural environments. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:5893-909 pubmed publisher
    ..Isolation of Listeria spp. from the natural environment was used as a model system...
  28. Kovačević M, Burazin J, Pavlović H, Kopjar M, Pilizota V. Prevalence and level of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria sp. in ready-to-eat minimally processed and refrigerated vegetables. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;29:707-12 pubmed publisher
    Minimally processed and refrigerated vegetables can be contaminated with Listeria species bacteria including Listeria monocytogenes due to extensive handling during processing or by cross contamination from the processing environment...
  29. García García R, López Malo A, Palou E. Bactericidal action of binary and ternary mixtures of carvacrol, thymol, and eugenol against Listeria innocua. J Food Sci. 2011;76:M95-100 pubmed publisher
    ..3 natural agents (carvacrol, thymol, and eugenol) was evaluated as well as their binary and ternary mixtures on Listeria innocua inactivation in liquid model systems...
  30. Bishai E, Sidhu G, Li W, Dhillon J, Bohil A, Cheney R, et al. Myosin-X facilitates Shigella-induced membrane protrusions and cell-to-cell spread. Cell Microbiol. 2013;15:353-367 pubmed publisher
    ..Myo10 also concentrates in membrane protrusions formed by another intracellular bacteria, Listeria, and knock-down of Myo10 also impairs Listeria plaque formation...
  31. Rebuffo Scheer C, Dietrich J, Wenning M, Scherer S. Identification of five Listeria species based on infrared spectra (FTIR) using macrosamples is superior to a microsample approach. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2008;390:1629-35 pubmed publisher
    ..This work compares the identification of the five closely related Listeria species L. innocua, L. ivanovii, L. monocytogenes, L. seeligeri, and L. welshimeri using both methods...
  32. Wang J, Yamada S, Ohashi E. Rapid identification of Listeria species and screening for variants by melting curve and high-resolution melting curve analyses of the intergenic spacer region of the rRNA gene. Can J Microbiol. 2010;56:676-82 pubmed publisher
    The presence of any Listeria species in food may be an indicator of poor hygiene in food processing facilities. The biochemical identification of Listeria species is laborious and time consuming...
  33. Xue J, Miller K. Regulation of the mpt operon in Listeria innocua by the ManR protein. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:5648-52 pubmed
    ..activator, ManR, is required for glucose-controlled transcription of the mannose permease two (mpt) operon in Listeria innocua. His-871 in ManR PRD-II is needed for mpt repression in glucose-free media...
  34. Mukherjee K, Abu Mraheil M, Silva S, Muller D, Cemič F, Hemberger J, et al. Anti-Listeria activities of Galleria mellonella hemolymph proteins. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:4237-40 pubmed publisher
    ..the use of antimicrobial hemolymph proteins from the model host Galleria mellonella as an inhibitor for various Listeria strains, providing a novel source for antilisterial therapeutics...
  35. Fan L, Song J, McRae K, Walker B, Sharpe D. Gaseous ozone treatment inactivates Listeria innocua in vitro. J Appl Microbiol. 2007;103:2657-63 pubmed
    To investigate the effects of ozone on inactivation of Listeria innocua on solid media.
  36. Keeney K, Stuckey J, O Riordan M. LplA1-dependent utilization of host lipoyl peptides enables Listeria cytosolic growth and virulence. Mol Microbiol. 2007;66:758-70 pubmed
    The bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes replicates within the cytosol of mammalian cells. Mechanisms by which the bacterium exploits the host cytosolic environment for essential nutrients are poorly defined. L...
  37. Shannon E, Milillo S, Johnson M, Ricke S. Efficacy of cold-pressed terpeneless Valencia oil and its primary components on inhibition of Listeria species by direct contact and exposure to vapors. J Food Sci. 2011;76:M500-3 pubmed publisher
    ..terpeneless Valencia oil (CPTVO) and its primary components (linalool, citral, and decanal) at inhibiting Listeria via direct contact or exposure to vapors...
  38. Lang Halter E, Neuhaus K, Scherer S. Listeria weihenstephanensis sp. nov., isolated from the water plant Lemna trisulca taken from a freshwater pond. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2013;63:641-7 pubmed publisher
    ..position and phenotypic characteristics of two non-spore-forming bacilli similar to members of the genus Listeria were studied...
  39. Reviriego C, Fernandez L, Rodriguez J. A food-grade system for production of pediocin PA-1 in nisin-producing and non-nisin-producing Lactococcus lactis strains: application to inhibit Listeria growth in a cheese model system. J Food Prot. 2007;70:2512-7 pubmed
    ..The antimicrobial activity of the pediocin-producing transformants on the survival of Listeria innocua SA1 during cheese ripening was also investigated...
  40. Chehimi S, Delalande F, Sable S, Hajlaoui M, Van Dorsselaer A, Limam F, et al. Purification and partial amino acid sequence of thuricin S, a new anti-Listeria bacteriocin from Bacillus thuringiensis. Can J Microbiol. 2007;53:284-90 pubmed
    ..thuringiensis strains BUPM4 and NEB17, respectively, and could therefore be classified as a new subclass IId bacteriocin...
  41. Schneebeli R, Egli T. A defined, glucose-limited mineral medium for the cultivation of Listeria spp. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:2503-11 pubmed publisher
    Members of the genus Listeria are fastidious bacteria with respect to their nutritional requirements, and several minimal media described in the literature fail to support growth of all Listeria spp...
  42. Little C, Sagoo S, Gillespie I, Grant K, McLauchlin J. Prevalence and level of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in selected retail ready-to-eat foods in the United Kingdom. J Food Prot. 2009;72:1869-77 pubmed
    ..The food types with the highest prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes were sandwiches (7.0%) and sliced meats (3.7% within shelf life, 4.2% end of shelf life). L...
  43. Little C, Taylor F, Sagoo S, Gillespie I, Grant K, McLauchlin J. Prevalence and level of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in retail pre-packaged mixed vegetable salads in the UK. Food Microbiol. 2007;24:711-7 pubmed
    ..meat or seafood ingredients from retail premises was undertaken in the UK to determine the frequency and level of Listeria monocytogenes in these products. Almost all (99...
  44. Noriega E, Shama G, Laca A, Diaz M, Kong M. Cold atmospheric gas plasma disinfection of chicken meat and chicken skin contaminated with Listeria innocua. Food Microbiol. 2011;28:1293-300 pubmed publisher
    ..The efficacy of cold atmospheric gas plasmas for decontaminating chicken skin and muscle inoculated with Listeria innocua was examined...
  45. Mendonça M, Conrad N, Conceição F, Moreira A, da Silva W, Aleixo J, et al. Highly specific fiber optic immunosensor coupled with immunomagnetic separation for detection of low levels of Listeria monocytogenes and L. ivanovii. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:275 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) against Internalin A (InlA) and p30 were generated and used on paramagnetic beads of varying diameters for concentration, as well as on fiber-optic sensor for detection...
  46. Schmelcher M, Tchang V, Loessner M. Domain shuffling and module engineering of Listeria phage endolysins for enhanced lytic activity and binding affinity. Microb Biotechnol. 2011;4:651-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we used individual functional modules of Listeria phage endolysins to create fusion proteins with novel and optimized properties for labelling and lysis of ..
  47. Graves L, Helsel L, Steigerwalt A, Morey R, Daneshvar M, Roof S, et al. Listeria marthii sp. nov., isolated from the natural environment, Finger Lakes National Forest. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:1280-8 pubmed publisher
    ..facultatively anaerobic, non-spore-forming bacilli that were phenotypically similar to species of the genus Listeria were isolated from soil, standing water and flowing water samples obtained from the natural environment in the ..
  48. Sewell D, Pan Z, Paterson Y. Listeria-based HPV-16 E7 vaccines limit autochthonous tumor growth in a transgenic mouse model for HPV-16 transformed tumors. Vaccine. 2008;26:5315-20 pubmed publisher
    We have shown that Listeria-based cancer vaccines inhibit the growth of transplanted tumors in a transgenic mouse model of immune tolerance where HPV-16 E7 is expressed in the thyroid gland...
  49. Heo S, Nannapaneni R, Story R, Johnson M. Characterization of new hybridoma clones producing monoclonal antibodies reactive against both live and heat-killed Listeria monocytogenes. J Food Sci. 2007;72:M008-15 pubmed
    ..of this study is to develop high affinity monoclonal antibody (MAb) probes recognizing all major serotypes of Listeria monocytogenes cells...
  50. Besse N, Barre L, Buhariwalla C, Vignaud M, Khamissi E, Decourseulles E, et al. The overgrowth of Listeria monocytogenes by other Listeria spp. in food samples undergoing enrichment cultivation has a nutritional basis. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;136:345-51 pubmed publisher
    The isolation of Listeria monocytogenes from food is carried out using a double enrichment. In cases where multiple Listeria species are present within the original sample, L...
  51. Xue J, Murrieta C, Rule D, Miller K. Exogenous or L-rhamnose-derived 1,2-propanediol is metabolized via a pduD-dependent pathway in Listeria innocua. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:7073-9 pubmed publisher
    ..exogenously to cultures or produced endogenously from l-rhamnose is metabolized to n-propanol and propionate in Listeria innocua Lin11...
  52. Guillet C, Join Lambert O, Le Monnier A, Leclercq A, Méchaï F, Mamzer Bruneel M, et al. Human listeriosis caused by Listeria ivanovii. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16:136-8 pubmed publisher
    Two species of Listeria are pathogenic; L. monocytogenes infects humans and animals, and L. ivanovii has been considered to infect ruminants only. We report L. ivanovii-associated gastroenteritis and bacteremia in a man...
  53. Yano T, Mita S, Ohmori H, Oshima Y, Fujimoto Y, Ueda R, et al. Autophagic control of listeria through intracellular innate immune recognition in drosophila. Nat Immunol. 2008;9:908-16 pubmed publisher
    ..PGRP-LE was crucial for the induction of autophagy and that autophagy prevented the intracellular growth of Listeria monocytogenes and promoted host survival after this infection...
  54. Azizoglu R, Osborne J, Wilson S, Kathariou S. Role of growth temperature in freeze-thaw tolerance of Listeria spp. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:5315-20 pubmed publisher
    The food-borne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes can grow in a wide range of temperatures, and several key virulence determinants of the organism are expressed at 37 degrees C but are strongly repressed below 30 degrees C...
  55. Moorman M, Thelemann C, Zhou S, Pestka J, Linz J, Ryser E. Altered hydrophobicity and membrane composition in stress-adapted Listeria innocua. J Food Prot. 2008;71:182-5 pubmed
    Exposure of Listeria innocua to acid and starvation stress decreases sensitivity to the quaternary ammonium compound cetrimide, whereas exposure to cold and heat stress increases sensitivity to this compound...
  56. Rahimi E, Yazdi F, Farzinezhadizadeh H. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of listeria species isolated from different types of raw meat in Iran. J Food Prot. 2012;75:2223-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Listeria and particularly Listeria monocytogenes are important foodborne pathogens that can cause listeriosis and severe complications in immunocompromised individuals, children, pregnant women, and the elderly...
  57. Sleator R, Hill C. Patho-biotechnology; using bad bugs to make good bugs better. Sci Prog. 2007;90:1-14 pubmed
    ..This approach shows promise for the design of more technologically robust and effective probiotic cultures with improved biotechnological and clinical applications as well as the development of novel vaccine and drug delivery platforms...
  58. Tolba M, Ahmed M, Tlili C, Eichenseher F, Loessner M, Zourob M. A bacteriophage endolysin-based electrochemical impedance biosensor for the rapid detection of Listeria cells. Analyst. 2012;137:5749-56 pubmed publisher
    ..electrode (SPE) and subsequent electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) for a rapid and specific detection of Listeria cells. The endolysin was amine-coupled to SPEs using EDC/NHS chemistry...
  59. Pinto A, Fernandes M, Pinto C, Albano H, Castilho F, Teixeira P, et al. Characterization of anti-Listeria bacteriocins isolated from shellfish: potential antimicrobials to control non-fermented seafood. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;129:50-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Growth of Listeria innocua, L...
  60. Huang B, Eglezos S, Heron B, Smith H, Graham T, Bates J, et al. Comparison of multiplex PCR with conventional biochemical methods for the identification of Listeria spp. isolates from food and clinical samples in Queensland, Australia. J Food Prot. 2007;70:1874-80 pubmed
    b>Listeria monocytogenes is an important foodborne pathogen with high mortality. L. monocytogenes and five other Listeria species can frequently be found in the same sample...
  61. Williams S, Roof S, Boyle E, Burson D, Thippareddi H, Geornaras I, et al. Molecular ecology of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in small and very small ready-to-eat meat processing plants. J Food Prot. 2011;74:63-77 pubmed publisher
    A longitudinal study was conducted to track Listeria contamination patterns in ready-to-eat meats from six small or very small meat processing plants located in three states over 1 year...
  62. Koo O, Aroonnual A, Bhunia A. Human heat-shock protein 60 receptor-coated paramagnetic beads show improved capture of Listeria monocytogenes in the presence of other Listeria in food. J Appl Microbiol. 2011;111:93-104 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the suitability of human Hsp60, a receptor for Listeria adhesion protein (LAP), on paramagnetic beads (PMB) to capture Listeria monocytogenes from food in the presence of other Listeria to facilitate rapid and specific ..
  63. Viuda Martos M, El Gendy A, Sendra E, Fernández López J, Abd El Razik K, Omer E, et al. Chemical composition and antioxidant and anti-Listeria activities of essential oils obtained from some Egyptian plants. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:9063-70 pubmed publisher
    ..different antioxidant tests; and (iii) determine the effectiveness of these essential oils on the inhibition of Listeria innocua CECT 910...
  64. Janbu A, Møretrø T, Bertrand D, Kohler A. FT-IR microspectroscopy: a promising method for the rapid identification of Listeria species. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008;278:164-70 pubmed
    ..to investigate the potential of fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) microspectroscopy for rapid identification of Listeria at the species level...
  65. Yucel N, Balci S. Prevalence of listeria, Aeromonas, and Vibrio species in fish used for human consumption in Turkey. J Food Prot. 2010;73:380-4 pubmed
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