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. ncbi Sarcina -like bacteria, Clostridium fallax and Clostridium sordellii in lambs with abomasal bloat, haemorrhage and ulcers
    S Vatn
    Department of Sheep and Goat Research, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Kyrkjevegen, Sandnes, 332 334, 4325, Norway
    J Comp Pathol 122:193-200. 2000
  2. ncbi Screening of eight alkaloids and ten flavonoids isolated from four species of the genus Boronia (Rutaceae) for antimicrobial activities against seventeen clinical microbial strains
    S K Nazrul Islam
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Phytother Res 16:672-4. 2002
  3. pmc Sarcina organisms in the gastrointestinal tract: a clinicopathologic and molecular study
    Dora Lam-Himlin
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1700-5. 2011
  4. ncbi Abomasal bloat associated with Sarcina-like bacteria in goat kids
    B M DeBey
    California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System, Tulare Branch, University of California Davis 93274, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 209:1468-9. 1996
  5. pmc Influence of pH extremes on sporulation and ultrastructure of Sarcina ventriculi
    S E Lowe
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    J Bacteriol 171:3775-81. 1989
  6. ncbi Production of the Gram-positive Sarcina ventriculi pyruvate decarboxylase in Escherichia coli
    L A Talarico
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    Microbiology 147:2425-35. 2001
  7. ncbi Polycomplexes of poly(acrylic acid) with streptomycin sulfate and their antibacterial activity
    Zauresh S Nurkeeva
    Department of Chemical Physics and Macromolecular Chemistry, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakstan
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 57:245-9. 2004
  8. ncbi [Dependence of antimicrobial effect of micelle-capsulated therapeutics on the micelle size]
    E M Chumakov
    Antibiot Khimioter 51:3-6. 2006
  9. ncbi Coexpression of pyruvate decarboxylase and alcohol dehydrogenase genes in Lactobacillus brevis
    Siqing Liu
    Bioproducts and Biocatalysis Research Unit, Peoria, IL, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 274:291-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Antifungal and antibacterial activities of Mexican tarragon (Tagetes lucida)
    Carlos L Cespedes
    Laboratorio de Fitoquimica, UBIPRO FES Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Avenida de los Barrios s n, Los Reyes Iztacala, Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico, C P 5409, Mexico
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3521-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi Sarcina -like bacteria, Clostridium fallax and Clostridium sordellii in lambs with abomasal bloat, haemorrhage and ulcers
    S Vatn
    Department of Sheep and Goat Research, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Kyrkjevegen, Sandnes, 332 334, 4325, Norway
    J Comp Pathol 122:193-200. 2000
    ..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. ncbi Screening of eight alkaloids and ten flavonoids isolated from four species of the genus Boronia (Rutaceae) for antimicrobial activities against seventeen clinical microbial strains
    S K Nazrul Islam
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Phytother Res 16:672-4. 2002
    ..The active compounds showed mild to moderate activities against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, exterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi and Klebsiella sp...
  3. pmc Sarcina organisms in the gastrointestinal tract: a clinicopathologic and molecular study
    Dora Lam-Himlin
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1700-5. 2011
    b>Sarcina organisms were first observed in and recorded from the stomach contents of a patient suffering from vomiting by John Goodsir in 1842...
  4. ncbi Abomasal bloat associated with Sarcina-like bacteria in goat kids
    B M DeBey
    California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System, Tulare Branch, University of California Davis 93274, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 209:1468-9. 1996
    ..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...
  5. pmc Influence of pH extremes on sporulation and ultrastructure of Sarcina ventriculi
    S E Lowe
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    J Bacteriol 171:3775-81. 1989
    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...
  6. ncbi Production of the Gram-positive Sarcina ventriculi pyruvate decarboxylase in Escherichia coli
    L A Talarico
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    Microbiology 147:2425-35. 2001
    b>Sarcina ventriculi grows in a remarkable range of mesophilic environments from pH 2 to pH 10...
  7. ncbi Polycomplexes of poly(acrylic acid) with streptomycin sulfate and their antibacterial activity
    Zauresh S Nurkeeva
    Department of Chemical Physics and Macromolecular Chemistry, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakstan
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 57:245-9. 2004
    ..The antimicrobial activity of the drug and its polycomplex was evaluated using Sarcina sp. as a model organism...
  8. ncbi [Dependence of antimicrobial effect of micelle-capsulated therapeutics on the micelle size]
    E M Chumakov
    Antibiot Khimioter 51:3-6. 2006
    ..The concentration of the micellar clindamycin or gentamicin equal to 0.05 mcg/ml was bacteriostatic with respect to Micrococcus (Sarsina) luteus...
  9. ncbi Coexpression of pyruvate decarboxylase and alcohol dehydrogenase genes in Lactobacillus brevis
    Siqing Liu
    Bioproducts and Biocatalysis Research Unit, Peoria, IL, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 274:291-7. 2007
    ..First, a Gram-positive Sarcina ventriculi PDC gene (Svpdc) was introduced into L. brevis ATCC 367 to obtain L. brevis bbc03...
  10. ncbi Antifungal and antibacterial activities of Mexican tarragon (Tagetes lucida)
    Carlos L Cespedes
    Laboratorio de Fitoquimica, UBIPRO FES Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Avenida de los Barrios s n, Los Reyes Iztacala, Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico, C P 5409, Mexico
    J Agric Food Chem 54:3521-7. 2006
    ..Shigella boydii, Shigella sp., Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter agglomerans, Sarcina lutea, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus, Yersinia enterolitica, Vibrio cholerae (three El Tor ..
  11. ncbi Insecticides: their effect on microorganisms and persistence in rice soil
    A C Das
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, India
    Microbiol Res 150:187-94. 1995
    ..However, we observed a stimulation of growth of Staphylococcus, Proteus and Sarcina with HCH, Pseudomonas, Corynebacterium, Erysipelothrix and Rhizopus with phorate, Serratia, Corynebacterium, ..
  12. ncbi Kinetic profile of miocamycin in middle ear fluid and mucosa
    F Fraschini
    Department of Medical Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Toxicology, University of Milan, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 111:756-61. 1991
    ..The miocamycin determination was performed by means of a microbiological method employing Sarcina lutea ATCC 9341. The highest serum levels (1.06 +/- 0...
  13. doi Radical scavenging, antibacterial, and antiproliferative activities of Melissa officinalis L. extracts
    Jasna Canadanović-Brunet
    Facultie of Technology, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
    J Med Food 11:133-43. 2008
    ..The most effective antibacterial activities were expressed by petroleum ether and ethyl acetate extracts on Sarcina lutea...
  14. ncbi Female genital tissue concentrations of roxithromycin
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 3:30-2. 1991
    ..Tissue and serum concentrations were determined by the microbiological method using Sarcina lutea ATCC 9341; the lowest limit of detection was 0.01 microg/ml or 0.01 microg/g...
  15. ncbi Metabolic engineering of a Lactobacillus plantarum double ldh knockout strain for enhanced ethanol production
    Siqing Liu
    Bioproducts and Biocatalysis Research Unit, National Center for Agriculture Utilization Research, USDA, ARS, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 33:1-7. 2006
    ..A PDC gene from the Gram-positive bacterium Sarcina ventriculi (Spdc) was introduced into an LDH-deficient strain, L...
  16. ncbi Lautropia mirabilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a gram-negative motile coccus with unusual morphology isolated from the human mouth
    P Gerner Smidt
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Statens Seruminstitut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Microbiology 140:1787-97. 1994
    An organism that seems to be identical to Orskov's 'Sarcina mirabilis' [Orskov, J. (1930) Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand Suppl III, 519-541] has been rediscovered in specimens from the upper respiratory tract of humans...
  17. ncbi Miocamycin distribution in tonsillar and pulmonary tissues after repeated administration
    F Scaglione
    Chair of Chemotherapy, University of Milan, Italy
    J Chemother 2:384-9. 1990
    ..Miocamycin was measured by a microbiological procedure using Sarcina lutea ATCC 9341. The highest levels of miocamycin were observed after 2h in tonsils (3.2 +/- 0...
  18. ncbi [Methanogenic sarcina from an anaerobic microbial community degrading p-toluene sulfonate]
    V A Shcherbakova
    Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, pr Nauki 5, Pushchino, Moscow Oblast, 142290 Russia
    Mikrobiologiia 72:547-53. 2003
    ..The new isolate differed from the known representatives of this species in that it was resistant to alkylbenzene sulfonates and able to demethylate p-toluene sulfonate when grown on acetate...
  19. doi Outbreak of subclinical mastitis in a flock of dairy goats associated with atypical Staphylococcus haemolyticus
    Gabriel Leitner
    National Mastitis Center, Kimron Veterinary Institute, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Dairy Res 76:1-5. 2009
    ..haemolyticus strains showed unique cuboidal tetrad clusters reminiscent of those of the genus Sarcina. The outbreak caused by an atypical CNS underlines the need for accurate biochemical and genetic methods for ..
  20. ncbi [Biological assay, reliability test, error analysis and pooled calculation for assessing leucomycin yield]
    S Tan
    Institute of Medical Biotechnology, Beijing
    Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 13:261-6. 1991
    A biological assay for determining leucomycin yield was established by using a curillinear protocol (Sarcina lutea) and (2.2) dosage or (3.3) dosage protocol (Bacillus subtillis 63501)...
  21. doi Crystal structure and properties of the copper(II) complex of sodium monensin A
    Ivayla N Pantcheva
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia University, 1, J Bourchier Blvd, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
    J Inorg Biochem 103:1419-24. 2009
    ..Compound 1 is effective against aerobic Gram(+)-microorganisms Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus mycoides and Sarcina lutea. Complex 1 shows SOD-like activity comparable with that of the copper(II) ion.
  22. ncbi Tympany, acidosis, and mural emphysema of the stomach in calves: report of cases and experimental induction
    Roger J Panciera
    Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 19:392-5. 2007
    ..Literature suggests involvement of several Clostridial species, Sarcina spp., and possibly other microbes or a combination thereof to be involved in very similar syndromes...
  23. ncbi Conventional morphological and functional evaluation of the microbial populations in a sequencing batch reactor performing EBPR
    Ebru Dulekgurgen
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:1499-515. 2003
    ..the reactor was quite diverse in terms of morphology, hosting populations of traditional rod-shaped PAOs, tetrad/sarcina-like cells (referred here as TFOs, rather than GAOs), diplococci-shaped cells, and staphylococci-like clustered ..
  24. ncbi Characterization of lactic acid bacteria and other gut bacteria in pigs by a macroarraying method
    Narut Thanantong
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1081:276-9. 2006
    ..animalis, L. gallinarum, L. kitasanotis, L salivarius, Streptococcus alactolyticus, S. hyointestinalis, and Sarcina ventriculi...
  25. ncbi Construction and expression of an ethanol production operon in Gram-positive bacteria
    Lee A Talarico
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    Microbiology 151:4023-31. 2005
    ..From this analysis, the pdc gene of Gram-positive Sarcina ventriculi was found to be the most advantageous for engineering high-level synthesis of PDC in a Gram-positive ..
  26. pmc Fecal microbiota and metabolome of children with autism and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified
    Maria de Angelis
    Department of Soil, Plant and Food Sciences, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e76993. 2013
    ..Caloramator, Sarcina and Clostridium genera were the highest in AD children...
  27. pmc Sarcina ventriculi of the stomach: a case report
    Shiva K Ratuapli
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 19:2282-5. 2013
    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...
  28. pmc Sarcina ventriculi in blood: the first documented report since 1872
    Tamara Tuuminen
    Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, PO Box 21, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 13:169. 2013
    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...
  29. doi Molecular characterization of a novel antimicrobial peptide from Mytilus coruscus
    Zhi Liao
    Key Laboratory for Marine Living Resources and Molecular Engineering, College of Marine Science, Zhejiang Ocean University, Zhoushan 316000, Zhejiang Province, PR China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 34:610-6. 2013
    ..Furthermore, myticusin-1 caused significant morphological alterations in both Sarcina luteus and Escherichia coli as shown by transmission electron microscopy (TEM)...
  30. ncbi Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Coccinia cordifolia L. plant
    Shahanaz Khatun
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Pak J Pharm Sci 25:757-61. 2012
    ..plant were evaluated against some Gram positive bacteria (Sarcina lutea, Bacillus subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus), Gram negative bacteria (Salmonella typhi, Shigella ..
  31. doi Genetic modifications and introduction of heterologous pdc genes in Enterococcus faecalis for its use in production of bioethanol
    N F Rana
    Unité de Recherche Risques Microbiens U2RM, Université de Caen Basse Normandie Esplanade de la Paix, 14032 Caen, France
    Biotechnol Lett 34:1651-7. 2012
    ..82 g/l, which was further increased to 0.96 g/l by the insertion of a pyruvate decarboxylase (pdc) gene (from Sarcina ventriculi or Clostridium acetobutylicum) in place ldh1. When grown on lactose, the pdcSv and pdcCa showed 13...
  32. ncbi Sarcina-like bacteria associated with bloat in young lambs and calves
    G T Edwards
    VLA Aberystwyth, Y Buarth, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
    Vet Rec 163:391-3. 2008
    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...
  33. doi Antimicrobial anthraquinones from Morinda angustifolia
    Wei Xiang
    Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, PR China
    Fitoterapia 79:501-4. 2008
    ..The new compound demonstrated significant antimicrobial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Micrococcus luteus, Sarcina lutea, Candida albicans and Saccharomyces sake.
  34. ncbi Antiproliferative and antimicrobial activity of traditional Kombucha and Satureja montana L. Kombucha
    D D Cetojevic-Simin
    Oncology Institute of Vojvodina, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia
    J BUON 13:395-401. 2008
    ..To carry out a preliminary investigation of the biological activity of Kombucha beverages from Camellia sinensis L. (black tea) and Satureja montana L. (winter savory tea), that have consuming acidity...
  35. doi Halosarcina pallida gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring
    Kristen N Savage
    Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:856-60. 2008
    ..Cells were non-motile, non-flagellated cocci that divided along two axes, resulting in the formation of sarcina-like clusters. Strain BZ256T grew at salt concentrations ranging from 1.3 to 4...
  36. doi Methanogen community in Zoige wetland of Tibetan plateau and phenotypic characterization of a dominant uncultured methanogen cluster ZC-I
    Guishan Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Microbial Resources, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Environ Microbiol 10:1850-60. 2008
    ..Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) images also visualized ZC-I methanogens the sarcina-like aggregate of the spherical cells...
  37. ncbi Synthesis of acyl thiourea derivatives of chitosan and their antimicrobial activities in vitro
    Zhimei Zhong
    Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China
    Carbohydr Res 343:566-70. 2008
    ..against four species of bacteria (Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Sarcina) and four crop-threatening pathogenic fungi (Alternaria solani, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp...
  38. doi Biodegradation of international jet A-1 aviation fuel by microorganisms isolated from aircraft tank and joint hydrant storage systems
    A Y Itah
    University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:318-27. 2009
    ..The isolates were Bacillus subtillis, Bacillus megaterium, Flavobacterium oderatum, Sarcina flava, Micrococcus varians, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus cereus and Bacillus brevis...
  39. ncbi Microbiological analysis of the mummy of St. Marcian
    Jasenka Skrlin
    University of Zagreb, Dubrava University Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Hospital Infections, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:923-4. 2011
    ..Marcian. Microorganisms found belong to bacteria and fungi of the genera Aspergillus, Bacillus, Penicillium, Sarcina, and Shewanella which are all apart of the common air, soil, and human microbial flora and therefore present no ..
  40. doi Fervidicella metallireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium from geothermal waters
    Christopher D Ogg
    Microbial Gene Research and Resources Facility, School of Biomolecular and Physical Sciences, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1394-400. 2010
    ..class Clostridia, phylum 'Firmicutes', and is positioned approximately equidistantly between the genera Sarcina, Anaerobacter, Caloramator and Clostridium (16S rRNA gene similarity values of 87.8-90.9 %)...
  41. doi Rice dehydrin K-segments have in vitro antibacterial activity
    C Zhai
    College of Life Sciences, Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding 071001, China
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 76:645-50. 2011
    ..subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, and Sarcina lutea) and Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli and Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae)...
  42. pmc The shape-shifting quasispecies of RNA: one sequence, many functional folds
    Matthew S Marek
    Department of Chemistry, 930 N University Ave, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1055, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:11524-37. 2011
    ..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...
  43. doi Antimicrobial activity of organotin(IV) complexes with the ligand benzil bis(benzoylhydrazone) and 4,4'-bipyridyl as coligand
    Elena López-Torres
    Departamento de Quimica Inorganica, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Inorg Biochem 105:600-8. 2011
    ..All buthyltin complexes showed significant inhibition of Gram positive bacteria, resulting Bacillus subtilis, Sarcina lutea and both methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis the most sensitive ..
  44. doi Synthesis and characterization of new types of halogenated and alkylated imidazolidineiminothiones and a comparative study of their antitumor, antibacterial, and antifungal activities
    Ziad Moussa
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Taibah University, P O Box 30002, Almadinah Almunawarrah, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Med Chem 46:2280-9. 2011
    ..All compounds were also tested against microbial organisms (Escherichia coli, Sarcina lutea, Bacillus subtilis, and Staphylococcus aureus), and fungal strains (Candida albicans and Aspergillus flavus)..
  45. pmc Bar-coded pyrosequencing of 16S rRNA gene amplicons reveals changes in ileal porcine bacterial communities due to high dietary zinc intake
    W Vahjen
    Institute of Animal Nutrition, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6689-91. 2010
    ..Leuconostoc spp., and Streptococcus spp., reduced the occurrence of Sarcina spp. and Neisseria spp., and led to numerical increases of all Gram-negative facultative anaerobic genera...
  46. ncbi Photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy by liposome-encapsulated water-soluble photosensitizers
    M Nisnevitch
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Ariel University Center of Samaria, Ariel, 40700, Israel
    Bioorg Khim 36:396-402. 2010
    ..We found that all three PhS were able to eradicate the Gram-positive microbes Staphylococcus aureus and Sarcina lutea; and MB and RB were effective against St. epidermidis...
  47. ncbi In vitro antibacterial, cytotoxic and antioxidant activities of plant Nephelium longan
    F A Ripa
    Department of Pharmacy, Southeast University, Banani, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh
    Pak J Biol Sci 13:22-7. 2010
    ..Besides this, ethyl acetate crude extracts showed good activity against the growth of Sarcina lutea (20 mm), Vibrio mimicus (18 mm), Salmonella typhi (18 mm), E...
  48. pmc Examination of equine glandular stomach lesions for bacteria, including Helicobacter spp by fluorescence in situ hybridisation
    Louise Husted
    Department of Large Animal Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Hoejbakkegaard Alle 5, 2630 Taastrup, Denmark
    BMC Microbiol 10:84. 2010
    ..The equine glandular stomach is commonly affected by erosion and ulceration. The aim of this study was to assess whether bacteria, including Helicobacter, could be involved in the aetiology of gastric glandular lesions seen in horses...
  49. ncbi In vitro antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of the essential oil of Foeniculum vulgare Mill
    Ana Clara Aprotosoaie
    School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy, Gr T Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 112:832-6. 2008
    ..In our study, four samples of volatile oil from Foeniculum vulgare, cultivated in different pedoclimatic conditions, were investigated for their antimicrobial activity and chemical composition...
  50. pmc Genes involved in long-chain alkene biosynthesis in Micrococcus luteus
    Harry R Beller
    Joint BioEnergy Institute, 5885 Hollis Street, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1212-23. 2010
    ..We have studied alkene biosynthesis in Micrococcus luteus ATCC 4698, a close relative of Sarcina lutea (now Kocuria rhizophila), which 4 decades ago was reported to biosynthesize iso- and anteiso-branched, long-..
  51. pmc Clostridial abomasal disease in Connecticut dairy calves
    Herbert J Van Kruiningen
    Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    Can Vet J 50:857-60. 2009
    ..Anaerobic cultures of necrotic abomasal mucosa yielded Clostridium perfringens from 10 of 15 calves. Sarcina were observed in 17 of 22 examined histologically...
  52. doi 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
    Ivayla N Pantcheva
    Laboratory on Biocoordination and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia University, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Biometals 23:59-70. 2010
    ..The bactericidal activity of 1 and 2 was evaluated against aerobic Gram-positive microorganisms applying the double layer agar hole diffusion method...
  53. doi Extensive carbon isotopic heterogeneity among methane seep microbiota
    Christopher H House
    Department of Geosciences and Penn State Astrobiology Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:2207-15. 2009
    ..The delta(13)C of ANME-1 rods ranged from -24 per thousand to -87 per thousand. The delta(13)C of ANME-2 sarcina ranged from -18 per thousand to -75 per thousand. Initial measurements of shell aggregates were as heavy as -19...
  54. doi Chemical, antioxidant and antimicrobial investigations of Pinus cembra L. bark and needles
    Cristina Lungu Apetrei
    Department of Plant and Animal Biology, School of Pharmacy, Gr T Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Universitatii Street Number 16, 700115 Iasi, Romania
    Molecules 16:7773-88. 2011
    ..The antimicrobial effects against Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans were assessed by the agar ..
  55. ncbi Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of some new 1,3,4-thiadiazole and 1,2,4-triazole compounds having a D,L-methionine moiety
    Otilia Pintilie
    Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Al I Cuza University, Bd Carol I, no 11, Iasi, Romania
    Molecules 12:103-13. 2007
    ..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...
  56. ncbi Synthesis, structure and antimicrobial activity of manganese(II) and cobalt(II) complexes of the polyether ionophore antibiotic Sodium Monensin A
    Petar Dorkov
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia University, 1, J Bourchier Blvd, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
    J Inorg Biochem 102:26-32. 2008
    ..The antimicrobial activity of 1b, 2 and 3 was tested against Gram(+) and Gram(-) bacteria...
  57. ncbi Penetration of rifampicin into the brain tissue and cerebral extracellular space of rats
    T Mindermann
    Neurosurgical University Clinics, University Hospitals Basle, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 31:731-7. 1993
    ..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...
  58. ncbi Detection of beta-lactamase production and enzyme profiles in Enterobacteriaceae isolated in Moldova
    A Poiata
    Departament of Microbiology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 97:429-32. 1993
    ..The activity profiles of the beta-lactamases produced by these resistant strains are described. Sarcina lutea ATCC 9341 was used as test strain...
  59. ncbi A mathematical model explaining the molecular weights and distribution of very long chain dicarboxylic acids formed during the adaptive response of Sarcina ventriculi
    S Jung
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    J Theor Biol 172:121-6. 1995
    ..mathematical model is presented to explain a recent new discovery of an unusual membrane adaptive response in Sarcina ventriculi...
  60. ncbi 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
    S Jung
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    J Lipid Res 35:1932-45. 1994
    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 ..
  61. ncbi Membrane lipid alkyl chain motional dynamics is conserved in Sarcina ventriculi despite pH-induced adaptative structural modifications including alkyl chain tail to tail coupling
    L R Bérubé
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Biochemistry 34:12005-11. 1995
    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 ..
  62. ncbi [The distribution of microorganisms in household kitchens. I. Problems, experiments, results]
    J Borneff
    Hygiene Institut der Universität Mainz
    Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B 186:1-29. 1988
    ..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.)..
  63. ncbi Factors affecting the in-vitro activity of roxithromycin
    J M Andrews
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, U K
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    J Borneff
    Hygiene Institut, Universitat Mainz
    Zentralbl Bakteriol Mikrobiol Hyg B 187:404-13. 1989
    ..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...
  65. ncbi Some pharmacokinetic data on miocamycin II. Concentrations in gynaecological tissues
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 17:181-5. 1991
    ..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...
  66. ncbi Penicillin amidohydrolase productivity of locally isolated bacterial species
    Z A Mahmood
    Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Karachi, Pakistan
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 36:444-6. 1991
    ..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...
  67. ncbi High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of rifapentine and its metabolite in human plasma by direct injection into a shielded hydrophobic phase column
    E Riva
    Marion Merrell Dow Research Institute, Lepetit Centre, Gerenzano, Italy
    J Chromatogr 553:35-40. 1991
    ..The results correlated well with those of the microbiological assay with Sarcina lutea as test organism.
  68. ncbi Comparison of automated liquid chromatographic and bioassay methods for determining spiramycin concentration in bovine plasma
    P Sanders
    Ministère de l Agriculture et de la Forêt, Centre National d Etudes Veterinaires et Alimentaires, La Haute Marche Javené, Fougeres, France
    J Assoc Off Anal Chem 74:912-7. 1991
    ..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...
  69. ncbi Biological inactivation by singlet oxygen: distinguishing O2(1 delta g) and O2(1 sigma g+)
    W R Midden
    Chemistry Department, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1117:216-22. 1992
    ..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...
  70. ncbi Cloning and expression of midecamycin 4"-acylase gene in spiramycin producing strains
    Y Wang
    Institute of Medicinal Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing
    Chin J Biotechnol 8:1-13. 1992
    ..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...
  71. ncbi Investigation of the causes facilitating formation of microflora in atomic reactor pool water
    O el-Gawi
    Radiochemical Department, Tajura Nuclear Research Centre, Tripoli, Libya
    J Hyg Epidemiol Microbiol Immunol 36:390-5. 1992
    ..There is indeed an increased number of radioresistant types of microbes with intensified activity of catalase and nuclease in pool water of atomic reactors...
  72. ncbi Sarcina ventriculi synthesizes very long chain dicarboxylic acids in response to different forms of environmental stress
    S Jung
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    J Biol Chem 268:2828-35. 1993
    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...
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    V N Mal'tsev
    Nuclear Research Centre, Libya, Tripoli
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 36:58-62. 1996
    ..coli, lactose positive Esch. coli and proteus, yellow sarcina and white staphylococcus, white and pink yeasts, white and yellow staphylococcus was studied after irradiation ..
  74. ncbi Synthesis, spectral characterization and eukaryotic DNA degradation of thiosemicarbazones and their platinum(IV) complexes
    G A Al-Hazmi
    Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Taiz University, Taiz, Yemen
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 69:56-61. 2008
    ..Some ligands and their complexes were screened against Sarcina sp. and E. coli using the cup-diffusion technique. [Pt(oHAT)(OH)Cl] shows higher activity against E...
  75. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis in cerebrospinal fluid shunting: reassessment of Cefotiam penetration into human CSF
    M Knoop
    HELIOS Hospital, Neurosurgery, Bad Saarow, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 68:14-8. 2007
    ..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...
  76. ncbi Fermentation and antimicrobial activities of extracts from different species of fungus belonging to Genus, Trichoderma
    Paul K Tarus
    Chemistry Department, Kenyatta University, P O Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya Tel 254 2 811581 Fax 254 2 811292 e mail
    Afr J Health Sci 11:33-42. 2004
    ..notatum, Nematospora corylii, Mucor miehei, Bacillus brevis, Bacillus subtilis, Enterobacter dissolvens and Sarcina lutea. The culture broth extracts of different isolates of Trichoderma harzianum, T. longibrachiatum and T...
  77. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil and extracts of Cordia curassavica (Boraginaceae)
    Tzasna Hernandez
    Laboratorio de Fitoquimica, UBIPRO, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tlalnepantla 54090, Edo de Mexico, Mexico
    J Ethnopharmacol 111:137-41. 2007
    ..b>Sarcina lutea and Vibrio cholerae were the strains more sensitive to the essential oil effect (MIC=62 microg/mL) and ..
  78. ncbi Antimicrobial and general toxicity activities of Gymnosperma glutinosum: a comparative study
    M Canales
    Laboratorio de Fitoquimica, UBIPRO Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala UNAM, Tlalnepantla 54090, Edo Mex, Mexico
    J Ethnopharmacol 110:343-7. 2007
    ..M(2) of Tepeji del Rio showed the least MICs (<125 microg/ml) in the majority of the bacterial strains. Sarcina lutea was the most sensitive bacteria (MIC< 125 microg/ml)...
  79. ncbi Variation in chemical composition and antibacterial activities of essential oils from two species of Houttuynia THUNB
    Hongmei Lu
    Research Center for Modernization of Chinese Herbal Medicine, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University Changsha 410083, PR China
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 54:936-40. 2006
    ..species for their antibacterial properties against microorganisms, Staphylococcus aureus and Sarcina ureae...
  80. ncbi Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of certain novel quinoxalines
    Hanan M Refaat
    Organic Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Arch Pharm Res 27:1093-8. 2004
    ..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...
  81. ncbi The effect of high vacuum on oxidative reactions in bacteria and the activity of certain enzymes
    A A Imshenetsky
    Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR
    Life Sci Space Res 8:77-81. 1970
    ..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)...
  82. ncbi Ultra-high vacuum and microorganisms
    A A Imshenetsky
    The USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow
    Life Sci Space Res 3:142-8. 1965
    ..Conidia of fungi and parts of mycelium of fungi which do not form conidia, sustained high vacuum well...
  83. ncbi Lactic acid bacteria from healthy oral cavity of Thai volunteers: inhibition of oral pathogens
    S Sookkhee
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Sri Ayudhaya Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Appl Microbiol 90:172-9. 2001
    ..isolates (suspected to be lactic acid bacteria) from 130 volunteers, five showed an appreciable effect against Sarcina lutea ATCC 9341, Bacillus cereus ATCC 11778, Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538, ..
  84. ncbi Absorption kinetics and bioavailability of cephalexin in the dog after oral and intramuscular administration
    S Carli
    Istituto di Farmacologia e Tossicologia Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Milano, Italy
    J Vet Pharmacol Ther 22:308-13. 1999
    ..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...
  85. ncbi Attachment of the chromosome to the cell poles: the strategy for the growth of bacteria in two and three dimensions
    A L Koch
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47405 6801, USA
    J Theor Biol 199:213-21. 1999
    Bacteria such as Staphylococcus, Lampropedia, and Sarcina develop in characteristic two-or three-dimensional groups of cells...
  86. ncbi Oligosaccharide beta-glucans with unusual linkages from Sarcina ventriculi
    J Lee
    Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Carbohydr Res 304:133-41. 1997
    The structure of a family of unusual glucans from Sarcina ventriculi has been characterized by NMR spectroscopy, methylation analysis, and mass spectrometry...
  87. ncbi Activity of cytotoxin P4 from the venom of the cobra snake Naja nigricollis on gram-positive bacteria and eukaryotic cell lines
    U Möllmann
    Hans Knöll Institut für Naturstoff Forschung e V, Jena, Germany
    Arzneimittelforschung 47:671-3. 1997
    ..Cytotoxin P4 exhibits antimicrobial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Micrococcus flavus and Sarcina lutea. Targets in gram-negative bacteria and fungi apparently were not reached...
  88. ncbi In vitro antimicrobial activity of Pistacia lentiscus L. extracts: preliminary report
    L Iauk
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 8:207-9. 1996
    ..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 ..
  89. ncbi [Antagonistic interrelationships between the staphylococci and Sarcina isolated from the upper respiratory tracts of virtually healthy persons]
    L N Ternovskaia
    Antibiotiki 21:1072-5. 1976
    ..However, Staphylococcus aureus isolated from the permanent carriers had a broader activity spectrum...