sarcina

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Summary: A genus of gram-positive, anaerobic bacteria whose organisms divide in three perpendicular planes and occur in packets of eight or more cells. It has been isolated from soil, grains, and clinical specimens.

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  1. Vatn S, Tranulis M, Hofshagen M. Sarcina -like bacteria, Clostridium fallax and Clostridium sordellii in lambs with abomasal bloat, haemorrhage and ulcers. J Comp Pathol. 2000;122:193-200 pubmed
    ..Gross pathological findings included various combinations of bloat, haemorrhage and ulcers in the abomasum. Sarcina -like bacteria were found in sections and smears from the abomasum of 79% (53/67) of the cases...
  2. Nazrul Islam S, Gray A, Waterman P, Ahasan M. Screening of eight alkaloids and ten flavonoids isolated from four species of the genus Boronia (Rutaceae) for antimicrobial activities against seventeen clinical microbial strains. Phytother Res. 2002;16:672-4 pubmed
    ..The active compounds showed mild to moderate activities against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, exterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi and Klebsiella sp...
  3. DeBey B, Blanchard P, Durfee P. Abomasal bloat associated with Sarcina-like bacteria in goat kids. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1996;209:1468-9 pubmed
    ..examination of sections of abomasum revealed high numbers of bacteria that were morphologically identical to Sarcina sp. Sarcina sp are anaerobic, gas-producing organisms that could cause abomasal bloat...
  4. Talarico L, Ingram L, Maupin Furlow J. Production of the Gram-positive Sarcina ventriculi pyruvate decarboxylase in Escherichia coli. Microbiology. 2001;147:2425-35 pubmed
    b>Sarcina ventriculi grows in a remarkable range of mesophilic environments from pH 2 to pH 10...
  5. Lowe S, Zeikus J. Purification and characterization of pyruvate decarboxylase from Sarcina ventriculi. J Gen Microbiol. 1992;138:803-7 pubmed
    Pyruvate decarboxylase from the obligate anaerobe Sarcina ventriculi was purified eightfold...
  6. Lam Himlin D, Tsiatis A, Montgomery E, Pai R, Brown J, Razavi M, et al. Sarcina organisms in the gastrointestinal tract: a clinicopathologic and molecular study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011;35:1700-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Sarcina organisms were first observed in and recorded from the stomach contents of a patient suffering from vomiting by John Goodsir in 1842...
  7. Lowe S, Pankratz H, Zeikus J. Influence of pH extremes on sporulation and ultrastructure of Sarcina ventriculi. J Bacteriol. 1989;171:3775-81 pubmed
    Distinct morphological changes in the ultrastructure of Sarcina ventriculi were observed when cells were grown in medium of constant composition at pH extremes of 3.0 and 8.0...
  8. Edwards G, Woodger N, Barlow A, Bell S, Harwood D, Otter A, et al. Sarcina-like bacteria associated with bloat in young lambs and calves. Vet Rec. 2008;163:391-3 pubmed
    b>Sarcina species are fastidious Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria that occur in cubical packets of eight or more cells. In 2006 to 2007, they were associated with cases of acute abomasal bloat in young lambs and calves...
  9. Ushida K, Tsuchida S, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Sawada A, Hanya G. Draft Genome Sequences of Sarcina ventriculi Strains Isolated from Wild Japanese Macaques in Yakushima Island. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    We report the draft genome sequences of Sarcina ventriculi strains 14 and 17, both isolated from feces of wild Yakushima macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui)...

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  1. Sun L, Yang Y, Qu W, Zhu Z, Wei L, Ye Z, et al. Gut microbiota of liver transplantation recipients. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3762 pubmed publisher
    ..increase in the abundance of other microbial species, such as Micromonosporaceae, Desulfobacterales, the Sarcina genus of Eubacteriaceae, and Akkermansia...
  2. Salem M, Behiry S, Salem A. Effectiveness of root-bark extract from Salvadora persica against the growth of certain molecularly identified pathogenic bacteria. Microb Pathog. 2018;117:320-326 pubmed publisher
    ..6?mm, 8-11.6?mm, and 8-10.3?mm against Bacillus subtilis, Sarcina lutea, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, respectively...
  3. Song R, Yang P, Wei R, Ruan G. Antioxidative, Antibacterial, and Food Functional Properties of the Half-Fin Anchovy Hydrolysates-Glucose Conjugates Formed via Maillard Reaction. Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed publisher
    ..Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus megaterium, and Sarcina lutea, with the MIC values ranging from 8.3 to 16.7 ?g/mL. Result of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) on E...
  4. Gao Y, Li B, Li D, Zhang L. Purification and characteristics of a novel bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus faecalis L11 isolated from Chinese traditional fermented cucumber. Biotechnol Lett. 2016;38:871-6 pubmed publisher
    ..aureus, Listeria monocytogenes, Sarcina flava, Lactobacillus acidophilus, L. plantarum, L. delbrueckii subsp. delbrueckii, L. delbrueckii subsp...
  5. Sopha S, Manejwala A, Boutros C. Sarcina, a new threat in the bariatric era. Hum Pathol. 2015;46:1405-7 pubmed publisher
    First identified in humans by Goodsir in 1842, Sarcina were already known to cause fatal abomasal bloat in animals. Their pathogenicity in humans has only recently been characterized...
  6. Xing R, Wang F, Dong L, Zheng A, Wang L, Su W, et al. Inhibitory effects of Na7PMo11CuO40 on mushroom tyrosinase and melanin formation and its antimicrobial activities. Food Chem. 2016;197:205-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the antimicrobial activities of PMo11Cu against Sarcina lutea, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli were investigated...
  7. Casanova I, Durán M, Viqueira J, Sousa Pedrares A, Zani F, Real J, et al. Metal complexes of a novel heterocyclic benzimidazole ligand formed by rearrangement-cyclization of the corresponding Schiff base. Electrosynthesis, structural characterization and antimicrobial activity. Dalton Trans. 2018;47:4325-4340 pubmed publisher
    ..5-3 ?g mL-1) and Sarcina, Streptococci and Haemophilus influenzae bacterial strains (MIC 12-50 ?g mL-1), while almost no ..
  8. Radovanović A, Arsic B, Radovanović V, Jovančićević B, Nikolić V. Broad-spectrum of antimicrobial properties of commercial wines from different Vitis vinifera L. varieties. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2017;33:18 pubmed
    ..against six Gram-positive (Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria inocua, Sarcina lutea and Micrococcus flavus) and six Gram-negative (Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella ..
  9. Zhang M, Lin Q, Rui J, Li J, Li X. Ammonium inhibition through the decoupling of acidification process and methanogenesis in anaerobic digester revealed by high throughput sequencing. Biotechnol Lett. 2017;39:247-252 pubmed publisher
    ..responses to the ammonium concentration: Clostridium, Tepidimicrobium, Sporanaerobacter, Peptostreptococcus, Sarcina and Peptoniphilus showed good tolerance to ammonium ions...
  10. Marek M, Johnson Buck A, Walter N. The shape-shifting quasispecies of RNA: one sequence, many functional folds. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2011;13:11524-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Embracing that one sequence can give rise to multiple native folds, we hypothesize that this phenomenon imparts adaptive advantages on any functionally evolving RNA quasispecies. ..
  11. Keskin A, Bursali A, Snow D, Dowd S, Tekin S. Assessment of bacterial diversity in Hyalomma aegyptium, H. marginatum and H. excavatum ticks through tag-encoded pyrosequencing. Exp Appl Acarol. 2017;73:461-475 pubmed publisher
    ..Bdellovibrio, Clostridium, Curvibacter, Escherichia, Flavobacterium, Limnohabitans, Paenibacillus, Ralstonia, Sarcina, Sediminibacterium, Segetibacter Stenotrophomonas and Variovorax, the predominant zoonotic bacteria represented ..
  12. Weidenbach K, Nickel L, Neve H, Alkhnbashi O, Künzel S, Kupczok A, et al. Methanosarcina Spherical Virus, a Novel Archaeal Lytic Virus Targeting Methanosarcina Strains. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
    ..mazei, Methanosarcina barkeri and Methanosarcina soligelidi). In contrast, strains growing as sarcina-like aggregates were apparently protected from infection. Heterogeneity related to morphology phases in M...
  13. el Gawi O, Saadawi A, Abudaia J, Maltsev B. Investigation of the causes facilitating formation of microflora in atomic reactor pool water. J Hyg Epidemiol Microbiol Immunol. 1992;36:390-5 pubmed
    ..There is indeed an increased number of radioresistant types of microbes with intensified activity of catalase and nuclease in pool water of atomic reactors...
  14. Ratuapli S, Lam Himlin D, Heigh R. Sarcina ventriculi of the stomach: a case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2013;19:2282-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Sarcina ventriculi is a Gram positive organism, which has been reported to be found rarely, in the gastric specimens of patients with gastroparesis. Only eight cases of Sarcina, isolated from gastric specimens have been reported so far...
  15. Borneff J, Hassinger R, Wittig J, Edenharder R. [The distribution of microorganisms in household kitchens. I. Problems, experiments, results]. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B. 1988;186:1-29 pubmed
    ..This was reported to be complicated and uncomfortable, and indeed the search for better formulations must be continued. (In communication II comparisons with the bibliography and hygienic consequences will be published.)..
  16. Jung S, Hollingsworth R. Structures and stereochemistry of the very long alpha, omega-bifunctional alkyl species in the membrane of Sarcina ventriculi indicate that they are formed by tail-to-tail coupling of normal fatty acids. J Lipid Res. 1994;35:1932-45 pubmed
    In a previous study, we demonstrated that Sarcina ventriculi is capable of adjusting to alterations in environmental conditions (such as increase in temperature, lowering of pH, or addition of exogenous organic solvents) by the synthesis ..
  17. Moldoveanu N, Kates M, Montero C, Ventosa A. Polar lipids of non-alkaliphilic Halococci. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1990;1046:127-35 pubmed
    ..This pattern of lipids appears to be characteristic of the strains of Halococcus from salterns in Spain, but studies of a larger number and variety of Haloccus are necessary to establish this conclusion with certainty...
  18. Lu H, Wu X, Liang Y, Zhang J. Variation in chemical composition and antibacterial activities of essential oils from two species of Houttuynia THUNB. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2006;54:936-40 pubmed
    ..species for their antibacterial properties against microorganisms, Staphylococcus aureus and Sarcina ureae...
  19. Sanders P, Moulin G, Gaudiche C, Delepine B, Mourot D. Comparison of automated liquid chromatographic and bioassay methods for determining spiramycin concentration in bovine plasma. J Assoc Off Anal Chem. 1991;74:912-7 pubmed
    ..5 IU/mL, microbiological values were higher than LC values. This difference in results modified pharmacokinetic interpretation and might be explained by the presence of microbiologically active metabolites...
  20. Maloney V, Kemp J, Panagakos F, Mateo L. Laboratory evaluation of extrinsic stain removal by a specially engineered sonic powered toothbrush with unique sensing and control technologies. J Clin Dent. 2012;23 Spec No A:A21-5 pubmed
  21. Namdeo A, Sharma A, Sathiyanarayanan L, Fulzele D, Mahadik K. HPTLC densitometric evaluation of tissue culture extracts of Nothapodytes foetida compared to conventional extracts for camptothecin content and antimicrobial activity. Planta Med. 2010;76:474-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Among the fungi tested, MEC-PTG showed maximum activity against A. niger and C. albicans (MIC value 10 microg/mL) whereas among bacteria strains, its activity was highest against B. subtilis and S. lutea (MIC 20 microg/mL)...
  22. Pospiech A, Cluzel B, Bietenhader J, Schupp T. A new Myxococcus xanthus gene cluster for the biosynthesis of the antibiotic saframycin Mx1 encoding a peptide synthetase. Microbiology. 1995;141 ( Pt 8):1793-803 pubmed
  23. Zhang D, Wang Z, Xu W, Sun F, Tang L, Wang J. Design, synthesis and antibacterial activity of novel actinonin derivatives containing benzimidazole heterocycles. Eur J Med Chem. 2009;44:2202-10 pubmed publisher
    ..All the compounds were evaluated in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Sarcina lutea. Among them, compound 1a with unsubstituted benzimidazole ring exhibited potent antibacterial activities.
  24. Refaat H, Moneer A, Khalil O. Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of certain novel quinoxalines. Arch Pharm Res. 2004;27:1093-8 pubmed
    ..Some of these derivatives were evaluated for antimicrobial activity in vitro. It was found that all the selected compounds exhibit antimicrobial activity and that compound 5b had a broad spectrum of activity...
  25. Mahmood Z, Shaikh D, Zoha S. Penicillin amidohydrolase productivity of locally isolated bacterial species. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 1991;36:444-6 pubmed
    ..Organisms were identified as Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Sarcina lutea and Bacillus megaterium. Highest enzyme productivity of 3.2 U/mL with a corresponding dry cell mass of 4...
  26. Furneri P, Cianci A, Garozzo A, Roccasalva L, Pinizzotto M, Palumbo G, et al. Some pharmacokinetic data on miocamycin II. Concentrations in gynaecological tissues. Drugs Exp Clin Res. 1991;17:181-5 pubmed
    ..The tissue levels, obtained by means of the microbiological method (Sarcina lutea 9341), were frequently higher than those obtained in the serum at the same time...
  27. Rotman B, Guzman R, Craig A. Sensitivity and specificity of in situ bacterial chain reaction (BCR) in detecting sparse human tumor cells in peripheral blood. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1996;229:80-5 pubmed
    ..Results of testing 83 specimens of peripheral blood from presumably healthy donors showed 97.6% specificity. The system was capable of detecting tumor cells at a frequency of 2 x 10(-7)...
  28. Wang Y, Jin L, Jin W, Zhang X, Zeng Y, Xu X, et al. Cloning and expression of midecamycin 4"-acylase gene in spiramycin producing strains. Chin J Biotechnol. 1992;8:1-13 pubmed
    ..thermotolerans was used as a probe in colony hybridization. It suggests that there is a difference between the 4"-acyltransferase genes in the pCN6C5 and pCN10F5 clones...
  29. Maoz M, Neeman I. Antimicrobial effects of aqueous plant extracts on the fungi Microsporum canis and Trichophyton rubrum and on three bacterial species. Lett Appl Microbiol. 1998;26:61-3 pubmed
    ..These extracts were also evaluated for their activity against some bacteria. Aqueous extracts from the leaves of Inula viscosa produced detectable antifungal activity against these dermatophytes...
  30. Thomas R, Batten J, Want S, McCarthy I, Brown M, Hughes S. A new in-vitro model to investigate antibiotic penetration of the intervertebral disc. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1995;77:967-70 pubmed
  31. Bérubé L, Hollingsworth R. Membrane lipid alkyl chain motional dynamics is conserved in Sarcina ventriculi despite pH-induced adaptative structural modifications including alkyl chain tail to tail coupling. Biochemistry. 1995;34:12005-11 pubmed
    b>Sarcina ventriculi, an anaerobic Gram-positive bacterium, adapts to increasing temperature, the presence of organic solvents, or the lowering of the pH of its growth medium by joining the tails of membrane lipids from opposite sides of ..
  32. Borneff J. [Efficient hygiene precautions in the household today]. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B. 1989;187:404-13 pubmed
    ..They also should guarantee that cleanliness, absence of odor and minimization of germs are achieved. In addition normal kitchen soaps should be replaced by HD-preparations...
  33. Dash B, Sen M, Alam K, Hossain K, Islam R, Banu N, et al. Antibacterial activity of Nymphaea nouchali (Burm. f) flower. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2013;12:27 pubmed publisher
    ..The present work aimed to find out the antibacterial activity of Nymphaea nouchali flower on human and plant pathogenic bacteria...
  34. Liu S, Dien B, Nichols N, Bischoff K, Hughes S, Cotta M. Coexpression of pyruvate decarboxylase and alcohol dehydrogenase genes in Lactobacillus brevis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;274:291-7 pubmed
    ..First, a Gram-positive Sarcina ventriculi PDC gene (Svpdc) was introduced into L. brevis ATCC 367 to obtain L. brevis bbc03...
  35. Andrews J, Ashby J, Wise R. Factors affecting the in-vitro activity of roxithromycin. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1987;20 Suppl B:31-7 pubmed
  36. Pintilie O, Profire L, Sunel V, Popa M, Pui A. Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of some new 1,3,4-thiadiazole and 1,2,4-triazole compounds having a D,L-methionine moiety. Molecules. 2007;12:103-13 pubmed
    ..investigated using the Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923, Bacillus antracis ATCC 8705, Bacillus cereus ATCC 10987, Sarcina lutea ATCC 9341 and Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 strains...
  37. Yang L, Fan M, Liu X, Wu M, Shi G, Liao Z. [Solution structure and antibacterial mechanism of two synthetic antimicrobial peptides]. Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao. 2011;27:1564-73 pubmed
    ..and functional differences, and to investigate the inhibitory mechanism of MDPs on Escherichia coli and Sarcina lutea...
  38. Willems A, Collins M. Phylogenetic placement of Sarcina ventriculi and Sarcina maxima within group I Clostridium, a possible problem for future revision of the genus Clostridium. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1994;44:591-3 pubmed
    The 16S rRNA gene sequences of Sarcina ventriculi DSM 286T (T = type strain) and Sarcina maxima DSM 316T were determined...
  39. Zheng W, Tan R, Yang L, Liu Z. Two flavones from Artemisia giraldii and their antimicrobial activity. Planta Med. 1996;62:160-2 pubmed
    ..These two new flavones showed antibiotic activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus sp. Aspergillus flavus, and Trichoderma viride.
  40. Mal tsev V, Shlip M, El gaui O, Saadavi A, Abudeĭa D. [Determination of radioresistance of microbes of different species irradiated separately and jointly]. Radiats Biol Radioecol. 1996;36:58-62 pubmed
    ..coli, lactose positive Esch. coli and proteus, yellow sarcina and white staphylococcus, white and pink yeasts, white and yellow staphylococcus was studied after irradiation ..
  41. Pantcheva I, Zhorova R, Mitewa M, Simova S, Mayer Figge H, Sheldrick W. First solid state alkaline-earth complexes of monensic acid A (MonH): crystal structure of [M(Mon)2(H (2)O)2] (M = Mg, Ca), spectral properties and cytotoxicity against aerobic Gram-positive bacteria. Biometals. 2010;23:59-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The bactericidal activity of 1 and 2 was evaluated against aerobic Gram-positive microorganisms applying the double layer agar hole diffusion method...
  42. Borneff J, Hassinger R, Wittig J, Edenharder R. [The distribution of microorganisms in household kitchens. II. Evaluation of results and hygienic inferences]. Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B. 1988;186:30-44 pubmed
    ..Additionally housewives should be appropriately informed about the necessity of these manipulations. We consider minimization of toxicity and a thorough environmental compatibility of formulations to be self-evident...
  43. Gaspar B. The significance of Sarcina in routine surgical pathology practice. APMIS. 2016;124:436-43 pubmed publisher
    b>Sarcina was first described by Goodsir. The appearance of this bacterium is so characteristic that the diagnosis can be made on light microscopy...
  44. El Gaby M, Atalla A, Gaber A, Al Wahab K. Studies on aminopyrazoles: antibacterial activity of some novel pyrazol. Farmaco. 2000;55:596-602 pubmed
    ..Structures of the new compounds were established by their elemental analyses and spectral data. Most of these compounds were also tested in vitro for their antibacterial activity against some gram positive and gram negative bacteria...
  45. Kobayashi J, Tsuda M, Kawasaki N, Sasaki T, Mikami Y. 6-Hydroxymanzamine A and 3,4-dihydromanzamine A, new alkaloids from the Okinawan marine sponge Amphimedon Sp. J Nat Prod. 1994;57:1737-40 pubmed
    ..Two new beta-carboline alkaloids, 6-hydroxymanzamine A [1] and 3,4-dihydromanzamine A [2], have been isolated from the Okinawan marine sponge Amphimedon sp. and their structures elucidated on the basis of nmr spectral data...
  46. Bennett J, Brodie J, Benner E, Kirby W. Simplified, accurate method for antibiotic assay of clinical specimens. Appl Microbiol. 1966;14:170-7 pubmed
    ..Adaptation of this method to a number of the commonly used antibiotics is described. With this method, it has been possible to test large numbers of clinical specimens in a minimal time, and with accuracy consistently better than 10%...
  47. Tuuminen T, Suomala P, Vuorinen S. Sarcina ventriculi in blood: the first documented report since 1872. BMC Infect Dis. 2013;13:169 pubmed publisher
    In 1872, in British Medical Journal (BMJ) Dr. David Ferrier published that Sarcina ventriculi (Goodsir) constantly occurred in the blood of man and the lower animals...
  48. Riva E, Merati R, Cavenaghi L. High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of rifapentine and its metabolite in human plasma by direct injection into a shielded hydrophobic phase column. J Chromatogr. 1991;553:35-40 pubmed
    ..The results correlated well with those of the microbiological assay with Sarcina lutea as test organism.
  49. Liao Z, Wang X, Liu H, Fan M, Sun J, Shen W. Molecular characterization of a novel antimicrobial peptide from Mytilus coruscus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;34:610-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, myticusin-1 caused significant morphological alterations in both Sarcina luteus and Escherichia coli as shown by transmission electron microscopy (TEM)...
  50. Apetrei C, Tuchiluş C, Aprotosoaie A, Oprea A, Malterud K, Miron A. Chemical, antioxidant and antimicrobial investigations of Pinus cembra L. bark and needles. Molecules. 2011;16:7773-88 pubmed publisher
    ..The antimicrobial effects against Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans were assessed by the agar ..
  51. Knoop M, Schutze M, Piek J, Drewelow B, Mundkowski R. Antibiotic prophylaxis in cerebrospinal fluid shunting: reassessment of Cefotiam penetration into human CSF. Zentralbl Neurochir. 2007;68:14-8 pubmed
    ..Therefore, this study was designed to investigate the extent of penetration of Cefotiam into human CSF in patients without morphological disruption of the blood-brain barrier...
  52. Chumakov E, Khlebtsov B, Khlebtsov N, Chumakov M. [Dependence of antimicrobial effect of micelle-capsulated therapeutics on the micelle size]. Antibiot Khimioter. 2006;51:3-6 pubmed
    ..The concentration of the micellar clindamycin or gentamicin equal to 0.05 mcg/ml was bacteriostatic with respect to Micrococcus (Sarsina) luteus...
  53. Möllmann U, Gutsche W, Maltz L, Ovadia M. Activity of cytotoxin P4 from the venom of the cobra snake Naja nigricollis on gram-positive bacteria and eukaryotic cell lines. Arzneimittelforschung. 1997;47:671-3 pubmed
    ..Cytotoxin P4 exhibits antimicrobial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Micrococcus flavus and Sarcina lutea. Targets in gram-negative bacteria and fungi apparently were not reached...
  54. Carli S, Anfossi P, Villa R, Castellani G, Mengozzi G, Montesissa C. Absorption kinetics and bioavailability of cephalexin in the dog after oral and intramuscular administration. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 1999;22:308-13 pubmed
    ..The dosage was always 20 mg/kg of active ingredient. A microbiological assay with Sarcina lutea as the test organism was adopted to measure cephalexin concentrations in serum...
  55. Dorkov P, Pantcheva I, Sheldrick W, Mayer Figge H, Petrova R, Mitewa M. Synthesis, structure and antimicrobial activity of manganese(II) and cobalt(II) complexes of the polyether ionophore antibiotic Sodium Monensin A. J Inorg Biochem. 2008;102:26-32 pubmed
    ..The antimicrobial activity of 1b, 2 and 3 was tested against Gram(+) and Gram(-) bacteria...
  56. Nurkeeva Z, Khutoryanskiy V, Mun G, Sherbakova M, Ivaschenko A, Aitkhozhina N. Polycomplexes of poly(acrylic acid) with streptomycin sulfate and their antibacterial activity. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2004;57:245-9 pubmed
    ..The antimicrobial activity of the drug and its polycomplex was evaluated using Sarcina sp. as a model organism...
  57. Midden W, Dahl T. Biological inactivation by singlet oxygen: distinguishing O2(1 delta g) and O2(1 sigma g+). Biochim Biophys Acta. 1992;1117:216-22 pubmed
    ..The rates of inactivation of Gram-negative Salmonella typhimurium LT-2 and a nonpigmented strain of Gram-positive Sarcina lutea were found to increase linearly with the concentration of 1 delta g...
  58. Imshenetsky A, Lysenko S. Ultra-high vacuum and microorganisms. Life Sci Space Res. 1965;3:142-8 pubmed
    ..Conidia of fungi and parts of mycelium of fungi which do not form conidia, sustained high vacuum well...
  59. Iauk L, Ragusa S, Rapisarda A, Franco S, Nicolosi V. In vitro antimicrobial activity of Pistacia lentiscus L. extracts: preliminary report. J Chemother. 1996;8:207-9 pubmed
    ..extracts was determined. Pistacia lentiscus L. extracts were tested on bacteria (Sarcina lutea, Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli) and fungi (Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Torulopsis ..
  60. Jung S, Lowe S, Hollingsworth R, Zeikus J. Sarcina ventriculi synthesizes very long chain dicarboxylic acids in response to different forms of environmental stress. J Biol Chem. 1993;268:2828-35 pubmed
    Changes in the composition of membrane lipids in a strictly anaerobic, facultative acidophilic eubacterium, Sarcina ventriculi, were studied in response to various forms of environmental stress...
  61. Jung S, Hollingsworth R. A mathematical model explaining the molecular weights and distribution of very long chain dicarboxylic acids formed during the adaptive response of Sarcina ventriculi. J Theor Biol. 1995;172:121-6 pubmed
    ..mathematical model is presented to explain a recent new discovery of an unusual membrane adaptive response in Sarcina ventriculi...
  62. Ternovskaia L, Prokhorova L, Moroz V. [Antagonistic interrelationships between the staphylococci and Sarcina isolated from the upper respiratory tracts of virtually healthy persons]. Antibiotiki. 1976;21:1072-5 pubmed
    ..However, Staphylococcus aureus isolated from the permanent carriers had a broader activity spectrum...
  63. Haroon Al Rasheed M, Kim G, Senseng C. A Rare Case of Sarcina ventriculi of the Stomach in an Asymptomatic Patient. Int J Surg Pathol. 2016;24:142-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Sarcina ventriculi is a gram-positive coccus that grows in a tetrad arrangement in the stomach...
  64. Imshenetsky A, Lysenko S, Komolova G. The effect of high vacuum on oxidative reactions in bacteria and the activity of certain enzymes. Life Sci Space Res. 1970;8:77-81 pubmed
    ..The ability to oxidize glucose or ethanol was studied with Sarcina flava and Bacillus simplex cells after they were subjected for 72 hr to vacuum (10(-8) to 10(-9) mm Hg)...
  65. Lee J, Hollingsworth R. Oligosaccharide beta-glucans with unusual linkages from Sarcina ventriculi. Carbohydr Res. 1997;304:133-41 pubmed
    The structure of a family of unusual glucans from Sarcina ventriculi has been characterized by NMR spectroscopy, methylation analysis, and mass spectrometry...
  66. Mindermann T, Landolt H, Zimmerli W, Rajacic Z, Gratzl O. Penetration of rifampicin into the brain tissue and cerebral extracellular space of rats. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1993;31:731-7 pubmed
    ..3-1% of the serum concentration or 3-8% of brain tissue concentration, respectively. These experimental data in animals suggest that the recommended dose of rifampicin in man might be inadequate for treatment of some brain infections...