providencia

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Summary: Gram-negative rods isolated from human urine and feces.

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  1. Senerovic L, Stankovic N, Spizzo P, Basso A, Gardossi L, Vasiljevic B, et al. High-level production and covalent immobilization of Providencia rettgeri penicillin G acylase (PAC) from recombinant Pichia pastoris for the development of a novel and stable biocatalyst of industrial applicability. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2006;93:344-54 pubmed
    A complete, integrated process for the production of an innovative formulation of penicillin G acylase from Providencia rettgeri(rPAC(P.rett))of industrial applicability is reported. In order to improve the yield of rPAC, the clone LN5...
  2. Macinga D, Cook G, Poole R, Rather P. Identification and characterization of aarF, a locus required for production of ubiquinone in Providencia stuartii and Escherichia coli and for expression of 2'-N-acetyltransferase in P. stuartii. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:128-35 pubmed
    b>Providencia stuartii contains a chromosomal 2'-N-acetyltransferase [AAC(2')-Ia] involved in the O acetylation of peptidoglycan...
  3. Yoh M, Matsuyama J, Ohnishi M, Takagi K, Miyagi H, Mori K, et al. Importance of Providencia species as a major cause of travellers' diarrhoea. J Med Microbiol. 2005;54:1077-82 pubmed
    In this study the importance of Providencia species as a cause of travellers' diarrhoea was examined using a selective medium developed by the authors...
  4. Shiroto K, Ishii Y, Kimura S, Alba J, Watanabe K, Matsushima Y, et al. Metallo-beta-lactamase IMP-1 in Providencia rettgeri from two different hospitals in Japan. J Med Microbiol. 2005;54:1065-70 pubmed
    ..proteae strains had reduced susceptibility to imipenem (MIC > or = 8 microg ml(-1)) and were identified as Providencia rettgeri by BD Phoenix. Eight of the nine Prov...
  5. Short S, Wolfner M, Lazzaro B. Female Drosophila melanogaster suffer reduced defense against infection due to seminal fluid components. J Insect Physiol. 2012;58:1192-201 pubmed publisher
  6. Armbruster C, Smith S, Yep A, Mobley H. Increased incidence of urolithiasis and bacteremia during Proteus mirabilis and Providencia stuartii coinfection due to synergistic induction of urease activity. J Infect Dis. 2014;209:1524-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The urease-positive species Proteus mirabilis and Providencia stuartii are two of the leading causes of CaUTIs and commonly co-colonize catheters...
  7. Shima A, Hinenoya A, Asakura M, Sugimoto N, Tsukamoto T, Ito H, et al. Molecular characterizations of cytolethal distending toxin produced by Providencia alcalifaciens strains isolated from patients with diarrhea. Infect Immun. 2012;80:1323-32 pubmed publisher
    ..assays, two untypable cdtB genes were detected and the organisms harboring the cdtB gene were identified as Providencia alcalifaciens (strains AH-31 and AS-1)...
  8. Clifford R, Hang J, Riley M, Onmus Leone F, Kuschner R, Lesho E, et al. Complete genome sequence of Providencia stuartii clinical isolate MRSN 2154. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:3736-7 pubmed publisher
    Here we present the complete genome sequence of Providencia stuartii MRSN 2154, isolated from an Afghan national. P. stuartii is a Gram-negative bacillus capable of causing infections in a wide variety of human tissues...
  9. Sevo M, Degrassi G, Skoko N, Venturi V, Ljubijankic G. Production of glycosylated thermostable Providencia rettgeri penicillin G amidase in Pichia pastoris. FEMS Yeast Res. 2002;1:271-7 pubmed
    Penicillin G amidase from Providencia rettgeri is a heterodimer of 92 kDa. We have previously expressed the Pr...

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  1. Plante I, Centron D, Roy P. An integron cassette encoding erythromycin esterase, ere(A), from Providencia stuartii. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003;51:787-90 pubmed
    We have mapped the variable region of the two class 1 integrons found in the multiresistant strain Providencia stuartii 1723...
  2. McGann P, Hang J, Clifford R, Yang Y, Kwak Y, Kuschner R, et al. Complete sequence of a novel 178-kilobase plasmid carrying bla(NDM-1) in a Providencia stuartii strain isolated in Afghanistan. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1673-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In February 2011, two strains of Providencia stuartii, submitted from a military hospital in Afghanistan, tested positive for bla(NDM-1)...
  3. Ljubijankic G, Storici F, Glisin V, Bruschi C. Synthesis and secretion of Providencia rettgeri and Escherichia coli heterodimeric penicillin amidases in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene. 1999;228:225-32 pubmed
    The Providencia rettgeri and Escherichia coli pac genes encoding heterodimeric penicillin G amidases (PAC) were successfully expressed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  4. Juneja P, Lazzaro B. Providencia sneebia sp. nov. and Providencia burhodogranariea sp. nov., isolated from wild Drosophila melanogaster. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:1108-11 pubmed publisher
    Multiple isolates of the genus Providencia were obtained from the haemolymph of wild-caught Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies...
  5. McKean K, Yourth C, Lazzaro B, Clark A. The evolutionary costs of immunological maintenance and deployment. BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:76 pubmed publisher
  6. Bajaj H, Tran Q, Mahendran K, Nasrallah C, Colletier J, Davin Regli A, et al. Antibiotic uptake through membrane channels: role of Providencia stuartii OmpPst1 porin in carbapenem resistance. Biochemistry. 2012;51:10244-9 pubmed publisher
    The role of major porin OmpPst1 of Providencia stuartii in antibiotic susceptibility for two carbapenems is investigated by combining high-resolution conductance measurements, liposome swelling, and microbiological assays...
  7. Kocharova N, Zatonsky G, Torzewska A, Macieja Z, Bystrova O, Shashkov A, et al. Structure of the O-specific polysaccharide of Providencia rustigianii O14 containing N(epsilon)-[(S)-1-carboxyethyl]-N(alpha)-(D-galacturonoyl)-L-lysine. Carbohydr Res. 2003;338:1009-16 pubmed
    The O-specific polysaccharide of Providencia rustigianii O14 was obtained by mild acid degradation of the LPS and studied by chemical methods and NMR spectroscopy, including 2D 1H,(1)H COSY, TOCSY, NOESY, and 1H,(13)C HSQC experiments...
  8. Guillard T, Cambau E, Neuwirth C, Nenninger T, Mbadi A, Brasme L, et al. Description of a 2,683-base-pair plasmid containing qnrD in two Providencia rettgeri isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:565-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe two strains of Providencia rettgeri harboring qnrD on nonconjugative plasmids...
  9. Ahmad A, Broce A, Zurek L. Evaluation of significance of bacteria in larval development of Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). J Med Entomol. 2006;43:1129-33 pubmed
    ..The analysis of 16S rDNA sequences revealed that the bacterial isolates represented four species: Providencia sp., Escherichia coli O157:H7 (Escherich), Enterococcus faecalis (Orla-Jensen), and Ochrobactrum sp. (Holmes)...
  10. Fritsch M, Krehenbrink M, Tarry M, Berks B, Palmer T. Processing by rhomboid protease is required for Providencia stuartii TatA to interact with TatC and to form functional homo-oligomeric complexes. Mol Microbiol. 2012;84:1108-23 pubmed publisher
    ..TatA from Providencia stuartii is homologous to E...
  11. Galac M, Lazzaro B. Comparative pathology of bacteria in the genus Providencia to a natural host, Drosophila melanogaster. Microbes Infect. 2011;13:673-83 pubmed publisher
    Bacteria in the genus Providencia are pathogens of many organisms, including humans and insects...
  12. Lazzaro B, Sackton T, Clark A. Genetic variation in Drosophila melanogaster resistance to infection: a comparison across bacteria. Genetics. 2006;174:1539-54 pubmed
    ..Two of the new bacteria, Enterococcus faecalis and Lactococcus lactis, are gram positive. The third, Providencia burhodogranaria, is gram negative like S. marcescens...
  13. Arpin C, Thabet L, Yassine H, Messadi A, Boukadida J, Dubois V, et al. Evolution of an incompatibility group IncA/C plasmid harboring blaCMY-16 and qnrA6 genes and its transfer through three clones of Providencia stuartii during a two-year outbreak in a Tunisian burn unit. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1342-9 pubmed publisher
    During a 2-year period in 2005 and 2006, 64 multidrug-resistant Providencia stuartii isolates, including 58 strains from 58 patients and 6 strains obtained from the same tracheal aspirator, were collected in a burn unit of a Tunisian ..
  14. Sipahi O, Bardak Ozcem S, Ozgiray E, Aydemir S, Yurtseven T, Yamazhan T, et al. Meningitis due to Providencia stuartii. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:4667-8 pubmed publisher
    In this report, we present a case of postneurosurgical meningitis due to Providencia stuartii, which was treated successfully with meropenem therapy lasting 21 days.
  15. Rather P, Ding X, Baca DeLancey R, Siddiqui S. Providencia stuartii genes activated by cell-to-cell signaling and identification of a gene required for production or activity of an extracellular factor. J Bacteriol. 1999;181:7185-91 pubmed
    By utilizing reporter transposons, five Providencia stuartii genes that are activated by the accumulation of self-produced extracellular signals have been identified. These genes have been designated cma for conditioned medium activated...
  16. Zavascki A, Carvalhaes C, da Silva G, Tavares Soares S, de Alcântara L, Elias L, et al. Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Providencia stuartii in an intensive care unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012;33:627-30 pubmed publisher
    Outbreaks by carbapenem-resistant Providencia stuartii (CRPS) are rarely described. Clinical characteristics of patients with CRPS in an intensive care unit and resistance mechanisms were investigated...
  17. Galac M, Lazzaro B. Comparative genomics of bacteria in the genus Providencia isolated from wild Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:612 pubmed publisher
    ..Bacteria belonging to the genus Providencia have been isolated from numerous and varied environments...
  18. Lee H, Kang H, Shin K, Kim J. Multidrug-resistant Providencia isolates carrying blaPER-1, blaVIM-2, and armA. J Microbiol. 2007;45:272-4 pubmed
    During May to July 2004, three strains of Providencia spp. with multidrug-resistance (MDR) were isolated from urinary specimen of three patients hospitalized with a same hospital room...
  19. Lahlaoui H, Poirel L, Moussa M, Ferjani M, Omrane B, Nordmann P. Nosocomial dissemination of extended-spectrum ?-lactamase VEB-1a-producing Providencia stuartii isolates in a Tunisian hospital. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011;30:1267-70 pubmed publisher
    A collection of 20 multidrug-resistant Providencia stuartii isolates recovered from 2005 to 2009 at the Military Hospital of Tunis, Tunisia, was analysed. They all expressed the extended-spectrum ?-lactamase (ESBL) VEB-1a...
  20. Miriagou V, Tzouvelekis L, Flevari K, Tsakiri M, Douzinas E. Providencia stuartii with VIM-1 metallo-beta-lactamase. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007;60:183-4 pubmed
  21. Sears A, Peakman L, Wilson G, Szczelkun M. Characterization of the Type III restriction endonuclease PstII from Providencia stuartii. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005;33:4775-87 pubmed
    A new Type III restriction endonuclease designated PstII has been purified from Providencia stuartii. PstII recognizes the hexanucleotide sequence 5'-CTGATG(N)(25-26/27-28)-3'...
  22. Tran Q, Mahendran K, Hajjar E, Ceccarelli M, Davin Regli A, Winterhalter M, et al. Implication of porins in beta-lactam resistance of Providencia stuartii. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:32273-81 pubmed publisher
    ..and microbiological methods was used to characterize the antibiotic translocation through the outer membrane of Providencia stuartii...
  23. Clemmer K, Sturgill G, Veenstra A, Rather P. Functional characterization of Escherichia coli GlpG and additional rhomboid proteins using an aarA mutant of Providencia stuartii. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:3415-9 pubmed publisher
    The Providencia stuartii AarA protein is a member of the rhomboid family of intramembrane serine proteases and required for the production of an extracellular signaling molecule that regulates cellular functions including peptidoglycan ..
  24. Tumbarello M, Citton R, Spanu T, Sanguinetti M, Romano L, Fadda G, et al. ESBL-producing multidrug-resistant Providencia stuartii infections in a university hospital. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004;53:277-82 pubmed
    To investigate the epidemiological and clinical findings of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Providencia stuartii infections in a large Italian university hospital.
  25. Franklin K, Clarke A. Overexpression and characterization of the chromosomal aminoglycoside 2'-N-acetyltransferase of Providencia stuartii. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001;45:2238-44 pubmed
    The gene coding for aminoglycoside 2'-N-acetyltransferase Ia [AAC(2')-Ia] from Providencia stuartii was amplified by PCR and cloned...
  26. Sobreira M, Leal N, Magalhaes M, Guth B, Almeida A. Molecular analysis of clinical isolates of Providencia alcalifaciens. J Med Microbiol. 2001;50:29-34 pubmed
    In an attempt to elucidate the virulence factors and the pathogenic mechanisms of Providencia alcalifaciens, 36 isolates identified in 1994-1995 in Recife city, Brazil were analysed by PCR to investigate the presence of DNA sequences ..
  27. O Hara C, Brenner F, Miller J. Classification, identification, and clinical significance of Proteus, Providencia, and Morganella. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2000;13:534-46 pubmed
    This review presents the current taxonomy of the genera Proteus, Providencia, and Morganella, along with the current methods for the identification of each species within the three genera, incorporating both conventional biochemical and ..
  28. Stevenson L, Strisovsky K, Clemmer K, Bhatt S, Freeman M, Rather P. Rhomboid protease AarA mediates quorum-sensing in Providencia stuartii by activating TatA of the twin-arginine translocase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:1003-8 pubmed
    The Providencia stuartii AarA protein is a member of the rhomboid family of intramembrane serine proteases and is required for the production of an unknown quorum-sensing molecule...
  29. Gallio M, Sturgill G, Rather P, Kylsten P. A conserved mechanism for extracellular signaling in eukaryotes and prokaryotes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:12208-13 pubmed
    ..Here we show that the function of RHO is conserved in Gram-negative bacteria. AarA, a Providencia stuartii RHO-related protein, is active in Drosophila on the fly EGFr ligands...
  30. Ovchinnikova O, Rozalski A, Liu B, Knirel Y. O-antigens of bacteria of the genus providencia: structure, serology, genetics, and biosynthesis. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2013;78:798-817 pubmed publisher
    The genus Providencia consists of eight species of opportunistic pathogenic enterobacteria that can cause enteric diseases and urinary tract infections. The existing combined serological classification scheme of three species, P...
  31. De Champs C, Monne C, Bonnet R, Sougakoff W, Sirot D, Chanal C, et al. New TEM variant (TEM-92) produced by Proteus mirabilis and Providencia stuartii isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001;45:1278-80 pubmed
    The sequences of the bla(TEM) genes encoding TEM-92 in Proteus mirabilis and Providencia stuartii isolates were determined and were found to be identical...
  32. Bahar G, Erac B, Mert A, Gulay Z. PER-1 production in a urinary isolate of Providencia rettgeri. J Chemother. 2004;16:343-6 pubmed
    A Providencia rettgeri strain resistant to extended-spectrum cephalosporins and intermediate to aztreonam was isolated from the urine of a patient hospitalized in the urology clinic of SSK Educational Hospital in Ankara...
  33. Ljubijankic G, Gvozdenovic J, Sevo M, Degrassi G. High-level secretory expression of penicillin amidase from Providencia rettgeri in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: purification and characterization. Biotechnol Prog. 2002;18:330-6 pubmed
    Heterologous production of the heterodimeric penicillin G amidase (PAC) from Providencia rettgeri was optimized in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  34. Short S, Lazzaro B. Female and male genetic contributions to post-mating immune defence in female Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Biol Sci. 2010;277:3649-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The effect of mating was seen after infection with two bacterial pathogens (Providencia rettgeri and Providencia alcalifaciens), though not after infection with two other bacteria (Enterococcus ..
  35. Sharma D, Sharma P, Soni P. First case report of Providencia Rettgeri neonatal sepsis. BMC Res Notes. 2017;10:536 pubmed publisher
    b>Providencia are gram negative motile rods and is a member of the Enterobacteriaceae family...
  36. Armbruster C, Forsyth DeOrnellas V, Johnson A, Smith S, Zhao L, Wu W, et al. Genome-wide transposon mutagenesis of Proteus mirabilis: Essential genes, fitness factors for catheter-associated urinary tract infection, and the impact of polymicrobial infection on fitness requirements. PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006434 pubmed publisher
    ..mirabilis HI4320 fitness factors for single-species versus polymicrobial CAUTI with Providencia stuartii BE2467...
  37. Blanco Blanco J, Ballesté Torralba J. [Local control treatment of bacteria found present in an infected bed sore by means of a hydropolymer dressing with ionic silver]. Rev Enferm. 2009;32:7-14; quiz 64-6 pubmed
    ..The use of systemic antibiotics should be limited to precise indications, considering that today we have at our disposal alternate treatments with topical antibiotics, principally dressings which contain silver...
  38. Kateete D, Katabazi F, Okeng A, Okee M, Musinguzi C, Asiimwe B, et al. Rhomboids of Mycobacteria: characterization using an aarA mutant of Providencia stuartii and gene deletion in Mycobacterium smegmatis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e45741 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, mycobacterial rhomboid-encoding genes were characterized; first, using the Providencia stuartii null-rhomboid mutant and then deleted from Mycobacterium smegmatis for additional insight in ..
  39. Macinga D, Rather P. aarD, a Providencia stuartii homologue of cydD: role in 2'-N-acetyltransferase expression, cell morphology and growth in the presence of an extracellular factor. Mol Microbiol. 1996;19:511-20 pubmed
    In a search for genes involved in regulation of the 2'-N-acetyltransferase in Providencia stuartii, a mini-Tn5Cm insertion has been isolated in a locus designated aarD. The aarD1::mini-Tn5Cm mutation resulted in a 4...
  40. Sharma A, Kumar V, Chatrath A, Dev A, Prasad R, Sharma A, et al. In vitro metal catalyzed oxidative stress in DAH7PS: Methionine modification leads to structure destabilization and induce amorphous aggregation. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;106:1089-1106 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present work, we have cloned, expressed and purified a DAH7PS from Providencia alcalifaciens (PaDAH7PS)...
  41. Paiva M, Reis M, Costa P, Dias M, Bleicher L, Scholte L, et al. Identification of new bacteria harboring qnrS and aac(6')-Ib/cr and mutations possibly involved in fluoroquinolone resistance in raw sewage and activated sludge samples from a full-scale WWTP. Water Res. 2017;110:27-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Novel qnrS- and aac(6')-Ib-cr positive species were identified: Morganella morganii, Providencia rettgeri, and Pseudomonas guangdongensis (qnrS), and Alcaligenes faecalis and P. rettgeri (aac(6')-Ib-cr)...
  42. Nishioka M, Mashayekhan S, Onishi K, Taya M. The biofilm environment offers a possible condition for inducing the competency of DNA recipient cells through nutritional starvation. Biocontrol Sci. 2007;12:115-8 pubmed
    ..mimicking the biofilm environment were investigated using Escherichia coli IM302 (as DNA recipient cells) and Providencia sp. WW2 (as surrounding cells in the biofilm model)...
  43. Ovchinnikova O, Kocharova N, Shashkov A, Knirel I, Rozal ski A. [Bacterial antigen polysaccharides. 43. Structure of O-specific polysaccharide of Providencia alcalifaciens O46]. Bioorg Khim. 2009;35:408-13 pubmed
    ..L-fucose, and 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-D-glucose was obtained by mild acid degradation of lipopolysaccharide from Providencia alcalifaciens O46...
  44. Saavedra Rojas S, Duarte Valderrama C, González de Arias M, Ovalle Guerro M. Emergence of Providencia rettgeri NDM-1 in two departments of Colombia, 2012-2013. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2017;35:354-358 pubmed publisher
    In Colombia, between 2012 and 2013, 19 isolates with NDM were identified, of which 14 corresponded to Providencia rettgeri. The isolates were identified by Vitek-2, and antimicrobial susceptibility was evaluated by broth microdilution...
  45. Sato Y, Abe T, Koga T, Ito K, Tochikawa Y. [Surveillance of susceptibility of clinical isolates to cefmetazole between 2000 and 2003]. Jpn J Antibiot. 2005;58:303-16 pubmed
    ..0%), Proteus vulgaris (13.6% --> 6.7% --> 0.0%), Morganella morganii (7.3% --> 0.0% --> 14.0%), Providencia spp. (12.5% --> 0.0% --> 18.2%), Peptostreptococcus spp. (0.0% --> 0.0% --> 0...
  46. Sekihara S, Shibata T, Hyakkendani M, Kawabata S. RNA Interference Directed against the Transglutaminase Gene Triggers Dysbiosis of Gut Microbiota in Drosophila. J Biol Chem. 2016;291:25077-25087 pubmed
    ..genus of Acetobacter in non-TG-RNAi flies was shifted to that comprising two dominant genera of Acetobacter and Providencia in TG-RNAi flies...
  47. Mao Y, Chang C, Huang Y, Su L, Lee C. Laboratory investigation of a suspected outbreak caused by Providencia stuartii with intermediate resistance to imipenem at a long-term care facility. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2018;51:214-219 pubmed publisher
    b>Providencia stuartii survives well in natural environment and often causes opportunistic infection in residents of long-term care facilities (LTCFs). Clinical isolates of P. stuartii are usually resistant to multiple antibiotics...
  48. H Kittikun A, Bourneow C, Benjakul S. Hydrolysis of surimi wastewater for production of transglutaminase by Enterobacter sp. C2361 and Providencia sp. C1112. Food Chem. 2012;135:1183-91 pubmed publisher
    ..C2361 and Providencia sp. C1112 for the production of microbial transglutaminase (MTGase, EC 2.3.2.13)...
  49. Wailan A, Paterson D, Kennedy K, Ingram P, Bursle E, Sidjabat H. Genomic Characteristics of NDM-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Isolates in Australia and Their blaNDM Genetic Contexts. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016;60:136-41 pubmed publisher
    ..2012 and 2014: Escherichia coli (n = 6), Klebsiella pneumoniae (n = 3), Enterobacter cloacae (n = 2) and Providencia rettgeri (n = 1)...
  50. Kim B, Kim N, Kim M, Kim Y, Woo J, Ryu J. Bacteraemia due to tribe Proteeae: a review of 132 cases during a decade (1991-2000). Scand J Infect Dis. 2003;35:98-103 pubmed
    ..mirabilis in 41, P. penneri in 2 and P. vulgaris in 20), the Providencia species in 8 (P. rettgeri in 3 and P. stuartii 5) and Morganella morganii in 61...
  51. Myers D, Wellehan J, Isaza R. Saccular lung cannulation in a ball python (Python regius) to treat a tracheal obstruction. J Zoo Wildl Med. 2009;40:214-6 pubmed
    ..Diagnostics confirmed a bacterial respiratory infection with predominantly Providencia rettgeri. The saccular lung (air sac) tube was removed after 13 days...
  52. Naik M, Khanolkar D, Dubey S. Lead-resistant Providencia alcalifaciens strain 2EA bioprecipitates Pb+2 as lead phosphate. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013;56:99-104 pubmed publisher
    A lead-resistant bacteria isolated from soil contaminated with car battery waste were identified as Providencia alcalifaciens based on biochemical characteristics, FAME profile and 16S rRNA sequencing and designated as strain 2EA...
  53. Zhou Z, Zhang A, Wang J, Chen M, Li R, Yang S, et al. Improving the specific synthetic activity of a penicillin g acylase using DNA family shuffling. Sheng Wu Hua Xue Yu Sheng Wu Wu Li Xue Bao (Shanghai). 2003;35:573-9 pubmed
    Penicillin G Acylas (PGA) of Providencia rettgeri (ATCC 25599) was evolved using a modified DNA family shuffling method. The identity of pga genes from Escherichia coli, Kluyvera citrophila and Providencia rettgeri ranges from 62...
  54. Phugare S, Kalyani D, Surwase S, Jadhav J. Ecofriendly degradation, decolorization and detoxification of textile effluent by a developed bacterial consortium. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2011;74:1288-96 pubmed publisher
    ..degradation of the textile effluent using a developed bacterial consortium SDS, consisted of bacterial species Providencia sp. SDS and Pseudomonas aeuroginosa strain BCH, originally isolated from dye contaminated soil...
  55. Ichetovkin I, Abramochkin G, Shrader T. Substrate recognition by the leucyl/phenylalanyl-tRNA-protein transferase. Conservation within the enzyme family and localization to the trypsin-resistant domain. J Biol Chem. 1997;272:33009-14 pubmed
    ..Despite this sequence variation, substrate specificity was broadly conserved, and L/F-transferase homologs from Providencia stuartii, Vibrio cholerae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp...
  56. Gendlina I, Gutman D, Thomas V, Collins C. Urea-dependent signal transduction by the virulence regulator UreR. J Biol Chem. 2002;277:37349-58 pubmed
    ..Urea freely diffuses into the bacterium Providencia stuartii and activates UreR, a member of the AraC family of transcriptional activators...
  57. Barl P, Bedenic B, Sardelic S, Uzunović S, Vranes J, Plecko V. Spread of CTX-M-15 positive Providencia spp. causing urinary tract infections at the University Hospital Split in Croatia. Med Glas (Zenica). 2012;9:317-24 pubmed
    During 2010-2011, six Providencia spp. (five Providencia stuartii and one Providencia rettgeri) urine isolates with unusual resistance phenotype were collected from various hospital units at the University Hospital Split in Croatia...
  58. Mnif B, Ktari S, Chaari A, Medhioub F, Rhimi F, Bouaziz M, et al. Nosocomial dissemination of Providencia stuartii isolates carrying bla OXA-48, bla PER-1, bla CMY-4 and qnrA6 in a Tunisian hospital. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013;68:329-32 pubmed publisher
    To report an outbreak due to Providencia stuartii isolates carrying bla(OXA-48), bla(PER-1), bla(CMY-4) and qnrA6 in a Tunisian hospital in 2011.
  59. Rather P. Role of rhomboid proteases in bacteria. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013;1828:2849-54 pubmed publisher
    ..only a single rhomboid-dependent function in bacteria has been identified, which is the cleavage of TatA in Providencia stuartii...
  60. Kocharova N, Kondakova A, Vinogradov E, Ovchinnikova O, Lindner B, Shashkov A, et al. Full structure of the carbohydrate chain of the lipopolysaccharide of Providencia rustigianii O34. Chemistry. 2008;14:6184-91 pubmed publisher
    A lipopolysaccharide isolated from an opportunistic pathogen of the Enterobacteriaceae family Providencia rustigianii O34 was found to be a mixture of R-, SR-, and S-forms consisting of a lipid moiety (lipid A) that bears a core ..
  61. Hochhut B, Beaber J, Woodgate R, Waldor M. Formation of chromosomal tandem arrays of the SXT element and R391, two conjugative chromosomally integrating elements that share an attachment site. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:1124-32 pubmed
    ..from a Vibrio cholerae O139 isolate from India, and IncJ element R391, originally derived from a South African Providencia rettgeri isolate, were found to be genetically and functionally related...
  62. Shashkov A, Kocharova N, Zatonsky G, Błaszczyk A, Knirel Y, Rozalski A. Structure of the O-antigen of Providencia stuartii O20, a new polysaccharide containing 5,7-diacetamido-3,5,7,9-tetradeoxy-l-glycero-d-galacto-non-2-ulosonic acid. Carbohydr Res. 2007;342:653-8 pubmed
    The O-polysaccharide chain of the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of Providencia stuartii O20 was found to contain d-glucuronic acid, N-acetyl-d-glucosamine, and a rarely occurring higher sugar 5,7-diacetamido-3,5,7,9-tetradeoxy-l-glycero-d-..
  63. Howick V, Lazzaro B. Genotype and diet shape resistance and tolerance across distinct phases of bacterial infection. BMC Evol Biol. 2014;14:56 pubmed publisher
    ..evolution of host defense, we measured survival, fecundity, and pathogen burden over five days in ten genotypes of Drosophila melanogaster reared on two diets and infected with the Gram-negative bacterial pathogen Providencia rettgeri.
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