burkholderia

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria originally classified as members of the PSEUDOMONADACEAE.

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  1. Lameignere E, Shiao T, Roy R, Wimmerova M, Dubreuil F, Varrot A, et al. Structural basis of the affinity for oligomannosides and analogs displayed by BC2L-A, a Burkholderia cenocepacia soluble lectin. Glycobiology. 2010;20:87-98 pubmed publisher
    The opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia cenocepacia contains three soluble carbohydrate-binding proteins, related to the fucose-binding lectin PA-IIL from Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  2. Ghequire M, De Canck E, Wattiau P, Van Winge I, Loris R, Coenye T, et al. Antibacterial activity of a lectin-like Burkholderia cenocepacia protein. Microbiologyopen. 2013;2:566-75 pubmed publisher
    ..encoding four different types of LlpA-like proteins were identified in genomes from strains belonging to the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) and the Burkholderia pseudomallei group...
  3. Garcia E, Anderson M, Hagar J, Cotter P. Burkholderia BcpA mediates biofilm formation independently of interbacterial contact-dependent growth inhibition. Mol Microbiol. 2013;89:1213-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we establish that, in addition to mediating interbacterial competition, the Burkholderia thailandensis CDI system exoprotein BcpA is required for biofilm development...
  4. Ierano T, Cescutti P, Leone M, Luciani A, Rizzo R, Raia V, et al. The lipid A of Burkholderia multivorans C1576 smooth-type lipopolysaccharide and its pro-inflammatory activity in a cystic fibrosis airways model. Innate Immun. 2010;16:354-65 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Burkholderia multivorans and Burkholderia cenocepacia are the species responsible for most of the infections of cystic ..
  5. Perrin E, Fondi M, Papaleo M, Maida I, Buroni S, Pasca M, et al. Exploring the HME and HAE1 efflux systems in the genus Burkholderia. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:164 pubmed publisher
    The genus Burkholderia includes a variety of species with opportunistic human pathogenic strains, whose increasing global resistance to antibiotics has become a public health problem...
  6. Bournaud C, de Faria S, Dos Santos J, Tisseyre P, Silva M, Chaintreuil C, et al. Burkholderia species are the most common and preferred nodulating symbionts of the Piptadenia group (tribe Mimoseae). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e63478 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia legume symbionts (also called ?-rhizobia) are ancient in origin and are the main nitrogen-fixing symbionts of species belonging to the large genus Mimosa in Brazil...
  7. Sheu S, Chou J, Bontemps C, Elliott G, Gross E, James E, et al. Burkholderia symbiotica sp. nov., isolated from root nodules of Mimosa spp. native to north-east Brazil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:2272-8 pubmed publisher
    ..3 % sequence similarity to the closest related species Burkholderia soli GP25-8(T), 97.3 % sequence similarity to Burkholderia caryophylli ATCC25418(T) and 97...
  8. Park J, Lee Y, Yang K, Kim Y. AiiA-mediated quorum quenching does not affect virulence or toxoflavin expression in Burkholderia glumae SL2376. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2010;51:619-24 pubmed publisher
    ..this study was to determine the effects of quorum quenching in the pathogenicity and toxoflavin production of Burkholderia glumae causing bacterial rice grain rot. An acyl-homoserine lactonase (aiiA) gene from Bacillus sp...
  9. Limmathurotsakul D, Wuthiekanun V, Chantratita N, Wongsuvan G, Amornchai P, Day N, et al. Burkholderia pseudomallei is spatially distributed in soil in northeast Thailand. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010;4:e694 pubmed publisher
    Melioidosis is a frequently fatal infectious disease caused by the soil dwelling Gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei...

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  1. Goo E, Majerczyk C, An J, Chandler J, Seo Y, Ham H, et al. Bacterial quorum sensing, cooperativity, and anticipation of stationary-phase stress. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:19775-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we provide evidence that in three related species of the genus Burkholderia QS allows individuals to anticipate and survive stationary-phase stress...
  2. Tawfik K, Jeffs P, Bray B, Dubay G, Falkinham J, Mesbah M, et al. Burkholdines 1097 and 1229, potent antifungal peptides from Burkholderia ambifaria 2.2N. Org Lett. 2010;12:664-6 pubmed publisher
    Potent antifungal cyclic lipopeptides, burkholdines (Bk), were isolated from a culture of Burkholderia ambifaria 2.2N...
  3. Estrada de Los Santos P, Vinuesa P, Martínez Aguilar L, Hirsch A, Caballero Mellado J. Phylogenetic analysis of burkholderia species by multilocus sequence analysis. Curr Microbiol. 2013;67:51-60 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia comprises more than 60 species of environmental, clinical, and agro-biotechnological relevance...
  4. Graindorge A, Menard A, Neto M, Bouvet C, Miollan R, Gaillard S, et al. Epidemiology and molecular characterization of a clone of Burkholderia cenocepacia responsible for nosocomial pulmonary tract infections in a French intensive care unit. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010;66:29-40 pubmed publisher
    ..reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis and molecular phylogeny positioned the isolates into Burkholderia cenocepacia...
  5. Liu X, Wei S, Wang F, James E, Guo X, Zagar C, et al. Burkholderia and Cupriavidus spp. are the preferred symbionts of Mimosa spp. in southern China. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;80:417-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Almost all of the 98 isolates were ?-rhizobia in the genera Burkholderia and Cupriavidus...
  6. Lim J, Choi B, Choi A, Kim K, Kim D, Choi I, et al. Complete genome sequence of the fenitrothion-degrading Burkholderia sp. strain YI23. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:896 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia species are ubiquitous in soil environments. Many Burkholderia species isolated from various environments have the potential to biodegrade man-made chemicals. Burkholderia sp...
  7. Marshall K, Shakya S, Greenhill A, Padill G, Baker A, Warner J. Antibiosis of Burkholderia ubonensis againist Burkholderia pseudomallei, the causative agent for melioidosis. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2010;41:904-12 pubmed
    Melioidosis, caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, is an enigmatic infectious disease that afflicts individuals in many tropical and developing regions...
  8. Wand M, Müller C, Titball R, Michell S. Macrophage and Galleria mellonella infection models reflect the virulence of naturally occurring isolates of B. pseudomallei, B. thailandensis and B. oklahomensis. BMC Microbiol. 2011;11:11 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia pseudomallei is the causative agent of melioidosis, a tropical disease of humans with a variable and often fatal outcome. In murine models of infection, different strains exhibit varying degrees of virulence...
  9. Pandey J, Heipieper H, Chauhan A, Arora P, Prakash D, Takeo M, et al. Reductive dehalogenation mediated initiation of aerobic degradation of 2-chloro-4-nitrophenol (2C4NP) by Burkholderia sp. strain SJ98. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;92:597-607 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia sp. strain SJ98 (DSM 23195) was previously isolated and characterized for degradation and co-metabolic transformation of a number nitroaromatic compounds...
  10. Pilatova M, Dionne M. Burkholderia thailandensis is virulent in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e49745 pubmed publisher
    ..This disease is caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei; Burkholderia thailandensis is a closely-related organism known to be avirulent in humans. B...
  11. Ormeño Orrillo E, Rogel M, Chueire L, Tiedje J, Martinez Romero E, Hungria M. Genome sequences of Burkholderia sp. strains CCGE1002 and H160, isolated from legume nodules in Mexico and Brazil. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:6927 pubmed publisher
    The genome sequences of Burkholderia sp. strains CCGE1002 from Mexico and H160 from Brazil, isolated from legume nodules, are reported. Their gene contents in relation to plant-microbe interactions and xenobiotic degradation are discussed. ..
  12. Seyedsayamdost M, Chandler J, Blodgett J, Lima P, Duerkop B, Oinuma K, et al. Quorum-sensing-regulated bactobolin production by Burkholderia thailandensis E264. Org Lett. 2010;12:716-9 pubmed publisher
    Bacterial acyl-homoserine lactones upregulated an uncharacterized gene cluster (bta) in Burkholderia thailandensis E264 to produce an uncharacterized polar antibiotic. The antibiotic is identified as a mixture of four bactobolins...
  13. Brett P, Burtnick M, Heiss C, Azadi P, DeShazer D, Woods D, et al. Burkholderia thailandensis oacA mutants facilitate the expression of Burkholderia mallei-like O polysaccharides. Infect Immun. 2011;79:961-9 pubmed publisher
    Previous studies have shown that the O polysaccharides (OPS) expressed by Burkholderia mallei are similar to those produced by Burkholderia thailandensis except that they lack the 4-O-acetyl modifications on their 6-deoxy-?-l-..
  14. Romero Silva M, Méndez V, Agulló L, Seeger M. Genomic and functional analyses of the gentisate and protocatechuate ring-cleavage pathways and related 3-hydroxybenzoate and 4-hydroxybenzoate peripheral pathways in Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e56038 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the gentisate and protocatechuate pathways in Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 were analyzed by genomic and functional approaches, and their role in 3-hydroxybenzoate (3-HBA) and 4-hydroxybenzoate (4-HBA) degradation was ..
  15. Tse Y, Yu M, Tsang J. Topological analysis of a haloacid permease of a Burkholderia sp. bacterium with a PhoA-LacZ reporter. BMC Microbiol. 2009;9:233 pubmed publisher
    ..We have recently identified a novel haloacid permease Deh4p from a bromoacetate-degrading bacterium Burkholderia sp. MBA4...
  16. Anderson M, Garcia E, Cotter P. The Burkholderia bcpAIOB genes define unique classes of two-partner secretion and contact dependent growth inhibition systems. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002877 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we identify predicted CDI system-encoding loci in species of Burkholderia, Ralstonia and Cupriavidus, named bcpAIOB, that are distinguished from previously-described CDI systems by gene ..
  17. Wong Villarreal A, Caballero Mellado J. Rapid identification of nitrogen-fixing and legume-nodulating Burkholderia species based on PCR 16S rRNA species-specific oligonucleotides. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2010;33:35-43 pubmed publisher
    Several novel N(2)-fixing Burkholderia species associated with plants, including legume-nodulating species, have recently been discovered...
  18. Drevinek P, Baldwin A, Lindenburg L, Joshi L, Marchbank A, Vosahlikova S, et al. Oxidative stress of Burkholderia cenocepacia induces insertion sequence-mediated genomic rearrangements that interfere with macrorestriction-based genotyping. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:34-40 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia cenocepacia can cause serious infections and epidemics in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). A CF population in the Czech Republic experienced an epidemic outbreak caused by a B. cenocepacia ST-32 strain...
  19. Weilharter A, Mitter B, Shin M, Chain P, Nowak J, Sessitsch A. Complete genome sequence of the plant growth-promoting endophyte Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:3383-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia phytofirmans PsJN(T) is able to efficiently colonize the rhizosphere, root, and above-ground plant tissues of a wide variety of genetically unrelated plants, such as potatoes, canola, maize, and grapevines...
  20. Bordiec S, Paquis S, Lacroix H, Dhondt S, Ait Barka E, Kauffmann S, et al. Comparative analysis of defence responses induced by the endophytic plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN and the non-host bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi in grapevine cell suspensions. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:595-603 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN is an endophytic PGPR that colonizes grapevine and protects the plant against the grey ..
  21. Ronning C, Losada L, Brinkac L, Inman J, Ulrich R, Schell M, et al. Genetic and phenotypic diversity in Burkholderia: contributions by prophage and phage-like elements. BMC Microbiol. 2010;10:202 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia species exhibit enormous phenotypic diversity, ranging from the nonpathogenic, soil- and water-inhabiting Burkholderia thailandensis to the virulent, host-adapted mammalian pathogen B. mallei...
  22. Zhu H, Guo J, Chen M, Feng G, Yao Q. Burkholderia dabaoshanensis sp. nov., a heavy-metal-tolerant bacteria isolated from Dabaoshan mining area soil in China. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e50225 pubmed publisher
    ..These profiles were similar to those reported for Burkholderia species. The DNA G+C % of this strain was 61.6%. Based on the similarity to 16S rRNA gene sequence, GIMN1...
  23. de las Heras A, Chavarría M, De Lorenzo V. Association of dnt genes of Burkholderia sp. DNT with the substrate-blind regulator DntR draws the evolutionary itinerary of 2,4-dinitrotoluene biodegradation. Mol Microbiol. 2011;82:287-99 pubmed publisher
    The regulation of the DNT pathway for biodegradation of 2,4-dinitrotoluene of Burkholderia sp. DNT has been examined by exporting each of its components to Pseudomonas putida KT2440...
  24. Mishra R, Tisseyre P, Melkonian R, Chaintreuil C, Miché L, Klonowska A, et al. Genetic diversity of Mimosa pudica rhizobial symbionts in soils of French Guiana: investigating the origin and diversity of Burkholderia phymatum and other beta-rhizobia. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;79:487-503 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, we found a large diversity of beta-rhizobia, with Burkholderia phymatum and Burkholderia tuberum being the most frequent and diverse symbiotic species...
  25. de Oliveira Cunha C, Goda Zuleta L, Paula de Almeida L, Prioli Ciapina L, Lustrino Borges W, Pitard R, et al. Complete genome sequence of Burkholderia phenoliruptrix BR3459a (CLA1), a heat-tolerant, nitrogen-fixing symbiont of Mimosa flocculosa. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:6675-6 pubmed publisher
    The genus Burkholderia represents a challenge to the fields of taxonomy and phylogeny and, especially, to the understanding of the contrasting roles as either opportunistic pathogens or bacteria with biotechnological potential...
  26. Arora P, Jain R. Metabolism of 2-chloro-4-nitrophenol in a gram negative bacterium, Burkholderia sp. RKJ 800. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e38676 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of the 16S rRNA gene sequencing, strain RKJ 800 was identified as a member of genus Burkholderia. Our studies clearly showed that Burkholderia sp...
  27. Pandey J, Sharma N, Khan F, Ghosh A, Oakeshott J, Jain R, et al. Chemotaxis of Burkholderia sp. strain SJ98 towards chloronitroaromatic compounds that it can metabolise. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:19 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia sp. strain SJ98 is known for its chemotaxis towards nitroaromatic compounds (NACs) that are either utilized as sole sources of carbon and energy or co-metabolized in the presence of alternative carbon sources...
  28. Khoo J, Chai S, Mohamed R, Nathan S, Firdaus Raih M. Computational discovery and RT-PCR validation of novel Burkholderia conserved and Burkholderia pseudomallei unique sRNAs. BMC Genomics. 2012;13 Suppl 7:S13 pubmed publisher
    ..It is expected that sRNAs may also have similar functions for Burkholderia pseudomallei, a soil bacterium that can adapt to diverse environmental conditions, which causes the disease ..
  29. Sheu S, Chou J, Bontemps C, Elliott G, Gross E, Dos Reis Junior F, et al. Burkholderia diazotrophica sp. nov., isolated from root nodules of Mimosa spp. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2013;63:435-41 pubmed publisher
    ..2?% sequence similarity to the closest related species Burkholderia acidipaludis SA33(T), a similarity of 97.2?% to Burkholderia terrae KMY02(T), 97...
  30. Bains J, Leon R, Temke K, Boulanger M. Elucidating the reaction mechanism of the benzoate oxidation pathway encoded aldehyde dehydrogenase from Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. Protein Sci. 2011;20:1048-59 pubmed publisher
    ..1.2.1.77), is an essential step in the metabolism of benzoate in Burkholderia xenovorans LB400...
  31. Cuong N, Nicolaisen M, Sørensen J, Olsson S. Hyphae-colonizing Burkholderia sp.--a new source of biological control agents against sheath blight disease (Rhizoctonia solani AG1-IA) in rice. Microb Ecol. 2011;62:425-34 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, 11 (out of 13) HCSB isolates affiliated with Burkholderia sp. all grew well by colonizing the hyphae in the microcosms. Two of the Burkholderia sp...
  32. Zhuo Y, Liu L, Wang Q, Liu X, Ren B, Liu M, et al. Revised genome sequence of Burkholderia thailandensis MSMB43 with improved annotation. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:4749-50 pubmed publisher
    There is growing interest in discovery of novel bioactive natural products from Burkholderia thailandensis...
  33. Sitthidet C, Stevens J, Field T, Layton A, Korbsrisate S, Stevens M. Actin-based motility of Burkholderia thailandensis requires a central acidic domain of BimA that recruits and activates the cellular Arp2/3 complex. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:5249-52 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia species use BimA for intracellular actin-based motility. Uniquely, Burkholderia thailandensis BimA harbors a central and acidic (CA) domain...
  34. Chauhan A, Pandey G, Sharma N, Paul D, Pandey J, Jain R. p-Nitrophenol degradation via 4-nitrocatechol in Burkholderia sp. SJ98 and cloning of some of the lower pathway genes. Environ Sci Technol. 2010;44:3435-41 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study we identified a Gram negative organism viz. Burkholderia sp. strain SJ98 that degrades PNP via 4NC, BT, and MA. A 6...
  35. Yi H, Kim K, Cho K, Jung O, Kim H. Substrate spectrum extension of PenA in Burkholderia thailandensis with a single amino acid deletion, Glu168del. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:4005-8 pubmed publisher
    We describe a deletion mutation in a class A ?-lactamase, PenA, of Burkholderia thailandensis that extended the substrate spectrum of the enzyme to include ceftazidime...
  36. Kim J, Won Y, Nikoh N, Nakayama H, Han S, Kikuchi Y, et al. Polyester synthesis genes associated with stress resistance are involved in an insect-bacterium symbiosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:E2381-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The bean bug Riptortus pedestris harbors a beneficial and specific gut symbiont of the ?-proteobacterial genus Burkholderia, which is orally acquired by host nymphs from the environment every generation and easily cultivable and ..
  37. Price E, Sarovich D, Webb J, Ginther J, Mayo M, Cook J, et al. Accurate and rapid identification of the Burkholderia pseudomallei near-neighbour, Burkholderia ubonensis, using real-time PCR. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e71647 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia ubonensis is an environmental bacterium belonging to the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc), a group of genetically related organisms that are associated with opportunistic but generally nonfatal infections in healthy ..
  38. Kim H, Goo E, Kang Y, Kim J, Hwang I. Regulation of universal stress protein genes by quorum sensing and RpoS in Burkholderia glumae. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:982-92 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia glumae possesses a quorum-sensing (QS) system mediated by N-octanoyl-homoserine lactone (C(8)-HSL) and its cognate receptor TofR. TofR/C(8)-HSL regulates the expression of a transcriptional regulator, qsmR...
  39. Ponce B, Latorre V, González M, Seeger M. Antioxidant compounds improved PCB-degradation by Burkholderia xenovorans strain LB400. Enzyme Microb Technol. 2011;49:509-16 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 is capable of degrading aerobically an unusually wide range of PCBs...
  40. Andreolli M, Lampis S, Poli M, Gullner G, Biró B, Vallini G. Endophytic Burkholderia fungorum DBT1 can improve phytoremediation efficiency of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Chemosphere. 2013;92:688-94 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia fungorum DBT1 is a bacterial strain isolated from an oil refinery discharge and capable of transforming dibenzothiophene, phenanthrene, naphthalene, and fluorene...
  41. Zhang X, Huang Y, Harvey P, Ren Y, Zhang G, Zhou H, et al. Enhancing plant disease suppression by Burkholderia vietnamiensis through chromosomal integration of Bacillus subtilis chitinase gene chi113. Biotechnol Lett. 2012;34:287-93 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia vietnamiensis P418 is a plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria...
  42. Sulák O, Cioci G, Delia M, Lahmann M, Varrot A, Imberty A, et al. A TNF-like trimeric lectin domain from Burkholderia cenocepacia with specificity for fucosylated human histo-blood group antigens. Structure. 2010;18:59-72 pubmed publisher
    The opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia cenocepacia expresses several soluble lectins, among them BC2L-C...
  43. Kikuchi Y, Hosokawa T, Fukatsu T. An ancient but promiscuous host-symbiont association between Burkholderia gut symbionts and their heteropteran hosts. ISME J. 2011;5:446-60 pubmed publisher
    Here, we investigated 124 stinkbug species representing 20 families and 5 superfamilies for their Burkholderia gut symbionts, of which 39 species representing 6 families of the superfamilies Lygaeoidea and Coreoidea were Burkholderia-..
  44. Lau N, Tsuge T, Sudesh K. Formation of new polyhydroxyalkanoate containing 3-hydroxy-4-methylvalerate monomer in Burkholderia sp. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;89:1599-609 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia sp. synthase has been shown to polymerize 3-hydroxybutyrate (3HB), 3-hydroxyvalerate, and 3-hydroxy-4-pentenoic acid monomers. This study was carried out to evaluate the ability of Burkholderia sp...
  45. Dunbar J, Cohn J, Wall M. Consistency of gene starts among Burkholderia genomes. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:125 pubmed publisher
    ..Divergence can alter the translation rate, degradation rate, subcellular location, and function of the encoded proteins...
  46. West T, Hawn T, Skerrett S. Toll-like receptor signaling in airborne Burkholderia thailandensis infection. Infect Immun. 2009;77:5612-22 pubmed publisher
    ..a tropical disease endemic in southeast Asia and northern Australia caused by the gram-negative soil saprophyte Burkholderia pseudomallei. Although infection is often systemic, the lung is frequently involved. B...
  47. Kang Y, Norris M, Wilcox B, Tuanyok A, KEIM P, Hoang T. Knockout and pullout recombineering for naturally transformable Burkholderia thailandensis and Burkholderia pseudomallei. Nat Protoc. 2011;6:1085-104 pubmed publisher
    ..here to easily knock out (KO) and pull out (PO) chromosomal DNA fragments from naturally transformable Burkholderia thailandensis and Burkholderia pseudomallei...
  48. Maity T, Close D, Valdez Y, Nowak Lovato K, Marti Arbona R, Nguyen T, et al. Discovery of DNA operators for TetR and MarR family transcription factors from Burkholderia xenovorans. Microbiology. 2012;158:571-82 pubmed publisher
    ..to discover the DNA recognition sites and putative regulons for three TetR and one MarR family TFs derived from Burkholderia xenovorans, which are common to the genus Burkholderia...
  49. Futahashi R, Tanaka K, Tanahashi M, Nikoh N, Kikuchi Y, Lee B, et al. Gene expression in gut symbiotic organ of stinkbug affected by extracellular bacterial symbiont. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e64557 pubmed publisher
    ..region of the midgut, where numerous crypts harbor extracellular betaproteobacterial symbionts of the genus Burkholderia. Second instar nymphs orally acquire the symbiont from the environment, and the symbiont infection benefits the ..
  50. Lemaire B, Vandamme P, Merckx V, Smets E, Dessein S. Bacterial leaf symbiosis in angiosperms: host specificity without co-speciation. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24430 pubmed publisher
    ..We sequenced the nodulated Burkholderia endosymbionts of 54 plant species from known leaf nodulated angiosperm genera, i.e...
  51. Kikuchi Y, Hosokawa T, Fukatsu T. Specific developmental window for establishment of an insect-microbe gut symbiosis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:4075-81 pubmed publisher
    The alydid stinkbug Riptortus pedestris is specifically associated with a beneficial Burkholderia symbiont in the midgut crypts...
  52. Fernandez O, Theocharis A, Bordiec S, Feil R, Jacquens L, Clement C, et al. Burkholderia phytofirmans PsJN acclimates grapevine to cold by modulating carbohydrate metabolism. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:496-504 pubmed publisher
    ..We have previously demonstrated that Burkholderia phytofirmans PsJN, a plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) that colonizes grapevine, is able to reduce ..
  53. Lemaire B, Lachenaud O, Persson C, Smets E, Dessein S. Screening for leaf-associated endophytes in the genus Psychotria (Rubiaceae). FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;81:364-72 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia endophytes were identified within the leaves of non-nodulated members of the genus Psychotria...
  54. Ulrich R, DeShazer D, Kenny T, Ulrich M, Moravusova A, Opperman T, et al. Characterization of the Burkholderia thailandensis SOS response by using whole-transcriptome shotgun sequencing. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:5830-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Using high-throughput sequencing technology (SOLiD RNA-Seq), we analyzed the Burkholderia thailandensis global SOS response to the fluoroquinolone antibiotic, ciprofloxacin (CIP), and the DNA-damaging ..
  55. Lackner G, Moebius N, Partida Martinez L, Boland S, Hertweck C. Evolution of an endofungal lifestyle: Deductions from the Burkholderia rhizoxinica genome. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:210 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia rhizoxinica is an intracellular symbiont of the phytopathogenic zygomycete Rhizopus microsporus, the causative agent of rice seedling blight. The endosymbiont produces the antimitotic macrolide rhizoxin for its host...
  56. Carr G, Seyedsayamdost M, Chandler J, Greenberg E, Clardy J. Sources of diversity in bactobolin biosynthesis by Burkholderia thailandensis E264. Org Lett. 2011;13:3048-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies on the deletion mutants also led to four new bactobolin analogs that provide additional structure-activity relationships for this interesting antibiotic family...
  57. Tran D, Yeh K, Chen C, Chang J. Enzymatic transesterification of microalgal oil from Chlorella vulgaris ESP-31 for biodiesel synthesis using immobilized Burkholderia lipase. Bioresour Technol. 2012;108:119-27 pubmed publisher
    ..was then converted to biodiesel by enzymatic transesterification using an immobilized lipase originating from Burkholderia sp. C20...
  58. Kikuchi Y, Yumoto I. Efficient colonization of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris by an environmentally transmitted Burkholderia symbiont. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:2088-91 pubmed publisher
    The bean bug Riptortus pedestris is specifically associated with the Burkholderia gut symbiont and acquires the symbiont from the environment every generation...
  59. Ngugi S, Ventura V, Qazi O, Harding S, Kitto G, Estes D, et al. Lipopolysaccharide from Burkholderia thailandensis E264 provides protection in a murine model of melioidosis. Vaccine. 2010;28:7551-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Burkholderia thailandensis is a less virulent close relative of Burkholderia pseudomallei, a CDC category B biothreat agent. We have previously shown that lipopolysaccharide (LPS) extracted from B...
  60. Tenorio Salgado S, Tinoco R, Vazquez Duhalt R, Caballero Mellado J, Perez Rueda E. Identification of volatile compounds produced by the bacterium Burkholderia tropica that inhibit the growth of fungal pathogens. Bioengineered. 2013;4:236-43 pubmed publisher
    It has been documented that bacteria from the Burkholderia genera produce different kinds of compounds that inhibit plant pathogens, however in Burkholderia tropica, an endophytic diazotrophic and phosphate-solubilizing bacterium isolated ..
  61. Schwarz S, West T, Boyer F, Chiang W, Carl M, Hood R, et al. Burkholderia type VI secretion systems have distinct roles in eukaryotic and bacterial cell interactions. PLoS Pathog. 2010;6:e1001068 pubmed publisher
    ..In this manuscript, we systematically examined the role of the five type VI secretion systems (T6SSs) of Burkholderia thailandensis (B. thai) in eukaryotic and bacterial cell interactions...
  62. Bergmark L, Poulsen P, Al Soud W, Norman A, Hansen L, Sørensen S. Assessment of the specificity of Burkholderia and Pseudomonas qPCR assays for detection of these genera in soil using 454 pyrosequencing. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012;333:77-84 pubmed publisher
    In this study, two highly specific quantitative PCR assays targeting the bacterial genera Burkholderia and Pseudomonas were developed and evaluated on soil samples...
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