neisseriaceae

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Summary: A family of gram-negative, parasitic bacteria including several important pathogens of man.

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  1. pmc Sequence-based predictions of lipooligosaccharide diversity in the Neisseriaceae and their implication in pathogenicity
    Daniel C Stein
    Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18923. 2011
  2. pmc Bacteremia caused by Laribacter hongkongensis misidentified as Acinetobacter lwoffii: report of the first case in Korea
    Dae Sik Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Samsung Changwon Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Changwon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:679-81. 2011
  3. ncbi Differentiation of some species of Neisseriaceae and other bacterial groups by DNA-DNA hybridization
    T Tønjum
    Kaptein W Wilhelmsen og Frues Bakteriologiske Institutt, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet, Norway
    APMIS 97:395-405. 1989
  4. pmc Diagnostics of neisseriaceae and moraxellaceae by ribosomal DNA sequencing: ribosomal differentiation of medical microorganisms
    D Harmsen
    Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, Bau 17, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 39:936-42. 2001
  5. ncbi Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov
    Mobolaji Adeolu
    Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 104:1-24. 2013
  6. pmc The complete genome and proteome of Laribacter hongkongensis reveal potential mechanisms for adaptations to different temperatures and habitats
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000416. 2009
  7. ncbi Distribution and molecular characterization of tetracycline resistance in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:488-97. 2008
  8. ncbi Susceptibility patterns of clinical and fish isolates of Laribacter hongkongensis: comparison of the Etest, disc diffusion and broth microdilution methods
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:704-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Laribacter hongkongensis: a potential cause of infectious diarrhea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 47:551-6. 2003
  10. ncbi Current status and future directions for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis and traveller's diarrhoea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology and Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, ROC
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:413-9. 2005

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  1. pmc Sequence-based predictions of lipooligosaccharide diversity in the Neisseriaceae and their implication in pathogenicity
    Daniel C Stein
    Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18923. 2011
    ..Overall genomic comparisons of various neisserial strains indicate that significant recombination/genetic acquisition/loss has occurred within the genus, and this muddles proper speciation...
  2. pmc Bacteremia caused by Laribacter hongkongensis misidentified as Acinetobacter lwoffii: report of the first case in Korea
    Dae Sik Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Samsung Changwon Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Changwon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:679-81. 2011
    ..The patient was successfully treated with cefotaxime. To the best of our knowledge, this case is the first report of hospital-acquired L. hongkongensis bacteremia with neutrophilic ascites...
  3. ncbi Differentiation of some species of Neisseriaceae and other bacterial groups by DNA-DNA hybridization
    T Tønjum
    Kaptein W Wilhelmsen og Frues Bakteriologiske Institutt, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet, Norway
    APMIS 97:395-405. 1989
    ..lacunata and M. bovis showed strong hybridization affinities. This leads to potential problems in distinguishing these three species from each other by DNA-DNA hybridization with total genomic probes alone...
  4. pmc Diagnostics of neisseriaceae and moraxellaceae by ribosomal DNA sequencing: ribosomal differentiation of medical microorganisms
    D Harmsen
    Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, Bau 17, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 39:936-42. 2001
    ..by strongly conserved regions, which is suitable for molecular species identification of members of the Neisseriaceae and Moraxellaceae...
  5. ncbi Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov
    Mobolaji Adeolu
    Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 104:1-24. 2013
    ..For this order containing a single family, Neisseriaceae, no distinctive molecular, biochemical, or phenotypic characters are presently known...
  6. pmc The complete genome and proteome of Laribacter hongkongensis reveal potential mechanisms for adaptations to different temperatures and habitats
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000416. 2009
    Laribacter hongkongensis is a newly discovered Gram-negative bacillus of the Neisseriaceae family associated with freshwater fish-borne gastroenteritis and traveler's diarrhea. The complete genome sequence of L...
  7. ncbi Distribution and molecular characterization of tetracycline resistance in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:488-97. 2008
    ..Laribacter hongkongensis is a newly discovered bacterium associated with gastroenteritis and found in freshwater fish. Although isolates resistant to tetracycline have been described, their resistance mechanisms have not been studied...
  8. ncbi Susceptibility patterns of clinical and fish isolates of Laribacter hongkongensis: comparison of the Etest, disc diffusion and broth microdilution methods
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:704-8. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi Laribacter hongkongensis: a potential cause of infectious diarrhea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 47:551-6. 2003
    ..More extensive epidemiologic studies should be carried out to ascertain the causative association between L. hongkongensis and diarrhea and to define the reservoir and modes of transmission of L. hongkongensis...
  10. ncbi Current status and future directions for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis and traveller's diarrhoea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology and Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, ROC
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:413-9. 2005
    ..hongkongensis. It also discusses the importance and perspective of describing novel pathogenic bacterial species...
  11. pmc Analysis of lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis in the Neisseriaceae
    D Arking
    Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Bacteriol 183:934-41. 2001
    ..This suggests the existence of an additional regulatory mechanism that is responsible for the limited expression of these genes in this strain...
  12. pmc Laribacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel gram-negative bacterium isolated from a cirrhotic patient with bacteremia and empyema
    K Y Yuen
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4227-32. 2001
    ..43%, and the genomic size is about 3 Mb. Based on phylogenetic affiliation, the bacterium belongs to the Neisseriaceae family of the beta-subclass of Proteobacteria...
  13. ncbi Phylogeny of the genus Simonsiella and other members of the Neisseriaceae
    Brian P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7242, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:1377-82. 2002
    ..Simonsiella and was used to assess relationships between Simonsiella strains and other members of the Neisseriaceae. In all analyses, Simonsiella strains grouped according to established species designations and the mammalian ..
  14. ncbi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, from drinking water reservoirs in Hong Kong
    S K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Appl Microbiol 103:507-15. 2007
    ..We carried out a surveillance study to investigate the presence of L. hongkongensis in water and freshwater fish from 10 drinking water reservoirs in Hong Kong...
  15. ncbi Structural heterogeneity of the lipopolysaccharides of the Neisseriaceae
    R Sandlin
    Department of Microbiology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 69:69-72. 1991
    Lipopolysaccharides from 5 different genera of the Neisseriaceae were analyzed on sodium dodecylsulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, and visualized by silver staining...
  16. pmc Ecoepidemiology of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis
    Jade L L Teng
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 43:919-22. 2005
    ..Comparing the pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of fish and patient isolates revealed that most patient isolates were clustered together, suggesting that some clones could be more virulent...
  17. ncbi Association of Laribacter hongkongensis in community-acquired gastroenteritis with travel and eating fish: a multicentre case-control study
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Lancet 363:1941-7. 2004
    ..We undertook a multicentre case-control study to investigate the association of L hongkongensis with gastroenteritis...
  18. ncbi Protein secretion and secreted proteins in pathogenic Neisseriaceae
    Peter van Ulsen
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Institute of Biomembranes, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 30:292-319. 2006
    ..Here, we present a survey of the secretome of the pathogenic Neisseriaceae, based on the available genome sequences, and the current knowledge of the functions and structures of the ..
  19. pmc Use of cefoperazone MacConkey agar for selective isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4839-41. 2003
    ..In addition, with CMA, Arcobacter butzleri was unexpectedly isolated from the stools of six patients...
  20. ncbi Plasmid profile and construction of a small shuttle vector in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Room 423, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Biotechnol Lett 29:1575-82. 2007
    ..This shuttle vector can propagate in E. coli and L. hongkongensis with good transformation efficiencies...
  21. ncbi Does Laribacter hongkongensis cause diarrhoea, or does diarrhoea "cause" L hongkongensis?
    J J Farmer
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 363:1923-4. 2004
  22. pmc Laribacter hongkongensis isolated from a patient with community-acquired gastroenteritis in Hangzhou City
    Xiao Ping Ni
    Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, No 277, Wu Lin Road, Hangzhou, 310006, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Microbiol 45:255-6. 2007
    ..This discovery proves that Laribacter hongkongensis is also associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis outside Hong Kong...
  23. ncbi Construction of an inducible expression shuttle vector for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 252:57-65. 2005
    ..This inducible expression system was able to express two commonly used reporter genes, the green fluorescent protein gene and the glutathione S-transferase gene, efficiently in E. coli and L. hongkongensis...
  24. ncbi Seasonal and tissue distribution of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, in retail freshwater fish in Hong Kong
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:62-6. 2007
    ..Proper handling of freshwater fish for cooking, especially the gills and gut, is recommended to prevent acquisition of L. hongkongensis, and other freshwater fish related infections...
  25. ncbi Reclassification of Aquaspirillum itersonii and Aquaspirillum peregrinum as Novispirillum itersonii gen. nov., comb. nov. and Insolitispirillum peregrinum gen. nov., comb. nov
    Jung Hoon Yoon
    Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology KRIBB, PO Box 115, Yusong, Taejon, Republic of Korea
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:2830-5. 2007
    ..itersonii and A. peregrinum should be reclassified into two novel genera and species, for which the names Novispirillum itersonii gen. nov., comb. nov. and Insolitispirillum peregrinum gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively, are proposed...
  26. ncbi Gulbenkiania mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from treated municipal wastewater
    Ivone Vaz-Moreira
    Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:1108-12. 2007
    ..indicated that strain E4FC31(T) belonged to the class Betaproteobacteria and was a member of the family Neisseriaceae. Its closest phylogenetic neighbours were Aquitalea magnusonii and Chromobacterium violaceum (<94 % 16S ..
  27. ncbi Transfer of the misnamed [Alysiella] sp. IAM 14971 (=ATCC 29468) to the genus Moraxella as Moraxella oblonga sp. nov
    Cheng Hui Xie
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0032, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:331-4. 2005
    ..On the basis of these results, the strain should be classified in the genus Moraxella, as Moraxella oblonga sp. nov. The type strain is IAM 14971T (=ATCC 29468T)...
  28. ncbi Chitinibacter tainanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitin-degrading aerobe from soil in Taiwan
    Lih Ling Chern
    Bioresource Collection and Research Centre, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, PO Box 246, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1387-91. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi Characterization of a novel cryptic plasmid, pHLHK26, in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    New Microbiol 30:139-47. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Diversity and seasonal dynamics of bacterial community in indoor environment
    Helena Rintala
    Environmental Health Department, National Public Health Institute, P, O, Box 95, 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Microbiol 8:56. 2008
    ..The application of molecular methods previously utilised in other environments has resulted in a substantial increase in our awareness of microbial diversity...
  31. ncbi The bacterial receptor protein, transferrin-binding protein B, does not independently facilitate the release of metal ion from human transferrin
    Ulyana Nemish
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    Biochem Cell Biol 81:275-83. 2003
    Pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria of the Pasteurellaceae and Neisseriaceae acquire iron for growth from host transferrin through the action of specific surface receptors...
  32. ncbi Clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of isepamicin
    M Tod
    Department of Pharmacotoxicology, Avicenne Hospital, Bobigny, France
    Clin Pharmacokinet 38:205-23. 2000
    ..The antibacterial spectrum includes Enterobacteriaceae and staphylococci. Anaerobes, Neisseriaceae and streptococci are resistant. The lower and upper break-points are 8 and 16 mg/L...
  33. ncbi Transferrin-iron uptake by Gram-negative bacteria
    Cynthia Nau Cornelissen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0678, USA
    Front Biosci 8:d836-47. 2003
    Members of the families Neisseriaceae, Pasteurellaceae and Moraxellaceae are capable of transferrin-iron acquisition in the absence of siderophore production...
  34. ncbi The microbial ecology of processing equipment in different fish industries-analysis of the microflora during processing and following cleaning and disinfection
    Dorthe Bagge-Ravn
    Department of Seafood Research, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Søltofts Plads, c o Technical University of Denmark, Bldg 221, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    Int J Food Microbiol 87:239-50. 2003
    ..Pseudomonas, Neisseriaceae, Enterobactericeae, Coryneform, Acinetobacter and lactic acid bacteria dominated the microflora of cold-smoked ..
  35. pmc Use of an isogenic mutant constructed in Moraxella catarrhalis To identify a protective epitope of outer membrane protein B1 defined by monoclonal antibody 11C6
    N R Luke
    Department of Microbiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Infect Immun 67:681-7. 1999
    ..catarrhalis homologue to the transferrin binding protein B described for pathogenic Neisseriaceae, Haemophilus influenzae, Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, and M. catarrhalis...
  36. ncbi Production and characterization of chimeric transferrins for the determination of the binding domains for bacterial transferrin receptors
    M D Retzer
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Biol Chem 271:1166-73. 1996
    Pathogenic bacteria in the Neisseriaceae and Pasteurellaceae possess outer membrane proteins that specifically bind transferrin from the host as the first step in the iron acquisition process...
  37. pmc Expression of Kingella kingae type IV pili is regulated by sigma54, PilS, and PilR
    Thomas E Kehl-Fie
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:4976-86. 2009
    Kingella kingae is a member of the Neisseriaceae and is being recognized increasingly as an important cause of serious disease in children. Recent work has demonstrated that K...
  38. ncbi Paludibacterium yongneupense gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a wetland, Yongneup, in Korea
    Soon Wo Kwon
    Korean Agricultural Culture Collection KACC, Microbial Genetics Division, National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Rural Development Administration, Suwon 441 707, Republic of Korea
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:190-4. 2008
    ..on the data from the polyphasic study, strain 5YN8-15(T) represents a novel genus and species of the family Neisseriaceae, for which the name Paludibacterium yongneupense gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed...
  39. ncbi Rapid detection of Neisseria meningitidis in cerebrospinal fluid by one-step polymerase chain reaction of the nspA gene
    Ivano de Filippis
    Instituto Nacional de Controle de Qualidade em Saude, Depto de Microbiologia Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro 21045 900, Brazil
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 51:85-90. 2005
    ..No amplification of the nspA gene was observed from other Neisseriaceae species (except from N. gonorrhoeae) and from other bacteria frequently associated with meningitis. N...
  40. ncbi Jeongeupia naejangsanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-degrading bacterium isolated from forest soil from Naejang Mountain in Korea
    Jung Hoon Yoon
    Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology KRIBB, PO Box 115, Yusong, Taejon, Republic of Korea
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:615-9. 2010
    ..strain BIO-TAS4-2(T) clustered with members of the genera Andreprevotia, Silvimonas and Deefgea of the family Neisseriaceae, with which it exhibited 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities of 93.5-94.2 %...
  41. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Aquaspirillum based on 16S rRNA gene sequences
    Linxian Ding
    Laboratory of Bioresources, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 212:165-9. 2002
    ..dispar and A. putridiconchylium are situated in the family Neisseriaceae; members of the second group, A. gracile, A. delicatum, A. anulus, A. giesbergeri, A. sinuosum, A...
  42. ncbi Physiological and taxonomic description of the novel autotrophic, metal oxidizing bacterium, Pseudogulbenkiania sp. strain 2002
    Karrie A Weber
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 83:555-65. 2009
    ..Analysis of the complete 16S rRNA gene sequence placed strain 2002 in a clade within the family Neisseriaceae in the order Nessieriales of the Betaproteobacteria 99.3% similar to Pseudogulbenkiania subflava. Similar to P...
  43. ncbi Comparison of aerobic denitrifying activity among three cultural species with various carbon sources
    Y Otani
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 50:15-22. 2004
    ..0. This result indicated that a high enough level of bacterial density was necessary to express aerobic denitrification activity...
  44. ncbi Successful treatment of a localised CDC Group EF-4a infection in a cat
    Randolph M Baral
    Paddington Cat Hospital, 183 Glenmore Road, Paddington, NSW 2021, Australia
    J Feline Med Surg 9:67-71. 2007
    ..eugonic fermenter (EF)-4a are facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative coccobacilli, thought to be of the family Neisseriaceae. CDC Group EF-4a is considered a component of normal oral flora in cats and dogs and is most commonly isolated ..
  45. ncbi Detection of Simonsiella species in the vagina of a bitch in heat
    G R Valle
    Veterinary School, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais, Rua do Rosário 1081, Bairro Angola, CEP 32630 000, Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Vet Rec 159:156-7. 2006
  46. ncbi Crystal structure of the N-lobe of lactoferrin binding protein B from Moraxella bovis
    Elena Arutyunova
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H7, Canada
    Biochem Cell Biol 90:351-61. 2012
    ..Gram-negative pathogens from the Neisseriaceae and Moraxellaceae families are capable of using Lf as a source of iron for growth through a process mediated ..
  47. pmc Genome dynamics of short oligonucleotides: the example of bacterial DNA uptake enhancing sequences
    Mohammed Bakkali
    Institute of Genetics, Queen s Medical Center, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e741. 2007
    ..by DNA uptake-a phenomenon with significant clinical and financial implications- Pasteurellaceae and Neisseriaceae species preferentially take up DNA containing specific short sequences...
  48. ncbi Deefgea rivuli gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the class Betaproteobacteria
    Erko Stackebrandt
    DSMZ German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH, Inhoffenstrasse 7b, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:639-45. 2007
    ..nov., with Deefgea rivuli sp. nov. as the type species. The type strain of Deefgea rivuli is strain WB 3.4-79(T) (=DSM 18356(T)=CIP 109326(T))...
  49. ncbi Diversity and evolutionary patterns of bacterial gut associates of corbiculate bees
    Hauke Koch
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Integrative Biology IBZ, Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 22:2028-44. 2013
    ..Therefore, sociality may play an important role in vertical transmission and opens up the potential for co-evolution or at least a close association of gut bacteria with their hosts...
  50. ncbi Iodobacter arcticus sp. nov., a psychrotolerant bacterium isolated from meltwater stream sediment of an Arctic glacier
    T N R Srinivas
    CSIR Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500 007, India
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:2800-5. 2013
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain of Iodobacter arcticus is M4-16(T) ( = CIP 1103011(T) = MTCC 11351(T))...
  51. ncbi Vogesella alkaliphila sp. nov., isolated from an alkaline soil, and emended description of the genus Vogesella
    Y Subhash
    Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, P O Central University, Hyderabad 500 046, India
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:2338-43. 2013
    ..comparisons indicated that strain JC141(T) represents a member of the genus Vogesella within the family Neisseriaceae of the class Betaproteobacteria...
  52. ncbi Iodobacter limnosediminis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic lake sediment
    Wei Su
    China Center for Type Culture Collection CCTCC, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:1464-70. 2013
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is E1(T) ( = CCTCC AB 2010224(T) = NRRL B-59456(T))...
  53. pmc Structural and functional insight into the mechanism of an alkaline exonuclease from Laribacter hongkongensis
    Wen Yang
    State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:9803-19. 2011
    ..Through structure-guided mutational analysis, we discuss the roles played by various active site residues. A conserved two metal ion catalytic mechanism is proposed for this class of alkaline exonucleases...
  54. ncbi Detection of Deefgea chitinilytica in freshwater ornamental fish
    A Jung
    Clinic for Poultry, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Lett Appl Microbiol 52:497-500. 2011
    ..To identify and characterize six chitinolytic bacterial strains isolated from ornamental fish...
  55. pmc Structural variations within the transferrin binding site on transferrin-binding protein B, TbpB
    Charles Calmettes
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    J Biol Chem 286:12683-92. 2011
    ..Members of the Gram-negative Neisseriaceae and Pasteurellaceae families have adapted to acquire iron from the host iron binding glycoprotein, transferrin ..
  56. ncbi Delineating the regions of human transferrin involved in interactions with transferrin binding protein B from Neisseria meningitidis
    Jessmi M L Ling
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Mol Microbiol 77:1301-14. 2010
    Pathogenic bacteria in the Neisseriaceae possess a surface receptor mediating iron acquisition from human transferrin (hTf) that consists of a transmembrane iron transporter (TbpA) and a surface-exposed lipoprotein (TbpB)...
  57. ncbi [Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Laribacter hongkongensis and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from patients with diarrhea in Guangzhou]
    Yu jing Jia
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 30:455-7, 462. 2010
    ..To survey the prevalence of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) and Laribacter hongkongensis (LH) and their drug resistance in diarrhea patients in Guangzhou...
  58. ncbi The lactoferrin receptor complex in Gram negative bacteria
    Amanda J Beddek
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Rm G503A Health Sciences Center, 3330 Hospital Drive N W, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Biometals 23:377-86. 2010
    ..Several members of the Neisseriaceae and Moraxellaceae families express surface receptors, capable of specifically binding host lactoferrin and ..
  59. ncbi Insights into the bacterial transferrin receptor: the structure of transferrin-binding protein B from Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
    Trevor F Moraes
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Center for Blood Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Mol Cell 35:523-33. 2009
    Pathogenic bacteria from the Neisseriaceae and Pasteurellacea families acquire iron directly from the host iron-binding glycoprotein, transferrin (Tf), in a process mediated by surface receptor proteins that directly bind host Tf, ..
  60. ncbi Pseudogulbenkiania subflava gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a cold spring
    Mei Chun Lin
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Seafood Science, National Kaohsiung Marine University, No 142 Hai Chuan Road, Nan Tzu, Kaohsiung City 811, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:2384-8. 2008
    ..analysis indicated that strain BP-5(T) belonged to the class Betaproteobacteria and was a member of the family Neisseriaceae. Its closest phylogenetic neighbours were Gulbenkiania mobilis E4FC31(T) (95...
  61. ncbi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, from Chinese tiger frog
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Food Microbiol 129:78-82. 2009
    ..hongkongensis among the Chinese tiger frogs suggested that these animals are also natural reservoir for the bacterium. Caution should be exercised in handling and cooking these frogs...
  62. pmc Application of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for identification of the fastidious pediatric pathogens Aggregatibacter, Eikenella, Haemophilus, and Kingella
    Eleanor A Powell
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3862-4. 2013
    ..Overall, Vitek MS correctly identified more isolates, incorrectly identified fewer isolates, and failed to identify fewer isolates than both phenotypic methods. ..
  63. ncbi Comparison of sodium hypochlorite-based foam and peroxyacetic acid-based fog sanitizing procedures in a salmon smokehouse: survival of the general microflora and Listeria monocytogenes
    Dorthe Bagge-Ravn
    Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Department of Seafood Research, Technical University of Denmark, Søltofts Plads, Building 221, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    J Food Prot 66:592-8. 2003
    ..The microflora was dominated by Neisseriaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, and lactic acid bacteria during production...
  64. ncbi Analysis of type I restriction modification systems in the Neisseriaceae: genetic organization and properties of the gene products
    A Piekarowicz
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Mol Microbiol 41:1199-210. 2001
    ..However, significant differences in the organization and structure of the hsdS genes in both these systems suggests that, if functional, they would possess recognition sites that differ from the gonococcus and from themselves...
  65. ncbi Combined phosphate and nitrogen removal in a sequencing batch reactor using the aerobic denitrifier, Microvirgula aerodenitrificans
    D Patureau
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l Environnement, Avenue des Etangs, 11100, Narbonne, France
    Water Res 35:189-97. 2001
    ..In a last experiment, M. aerodenitrificans embedded in alginate beads allowed enhancement of both aerobic denitrifying performances and length of strain maintenance...
  66. ncbi Isolation and characterization by conventional methods and genetic transformation of Psychrobacter and Acinetobacter from fresh and spoiled meat, milk and cheese
    M Gennari
    Istituto di Ispezione degli Alimenti di Origine Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 15:61-75. 1992
    ..Only 3.7% of acinetobacters from dairy sources was able to produce ropy milk. Unlike strains from clinical isolates, psychrobacters and acinetobacters isolated from food often do not grow at 37 degrees C...
  67. pmc High prevalence of Kingella kingae in joint fluid from children with septic arthritis revealed by the BACTEC blood culture system
    P Yagupsky
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 30:1278-81. 1992
    ..The BACTEC blood culture system enhances the recovery of K. kingae from joint fluid and improves bacteriologic diagnosis of pediatric septic arthritis...
  68. ncbi Micromanipulation and further identification of FISH-labelled microcolonies of a dominant denitrifying bacterium in activated sludge
    T R Thomsen
    Department of Life Sciences, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 57, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Environ Microbiol 6:470-9. 2004
    ..transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and sequencing to belong to the Aquaspirillum genus in the Neisseriaceae family. A specific oligonucleotide probe, Aqs997, was designed to target the identified bacteria...
  69. ncbi Synergistic antimicrobial profiling of violacein with commercial antibiotics against pathogenic micro-organisms
    Shankar Subramaniam
    Department of Chemistry, School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India
    Pharm Biol 52:86-90. 2014
    Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini (Neisseriaceae), a Gram-negative bacterium, secretes a spectacular pigment called violacein. Violacein is a quorum-sensing metabolite and is also an active antimicrobial, anticancer agent...
  70. ncbi The microbiome of the soft palate of swine
    Shaun Kernaghan
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Anim Health Res Rev 13:110-20. 2012
    ..Members of the families Moraxellaceae, Fusobacteriaceae, Veillonellaceae, and Neisseriaceae were also seen as frequent residents of the tonsil.
  71. ncbi Heterologous expression and functional characterization of a novel chitinase from the chitinolytic bacterium Chitiniphilus shinanonensis
    Lanxiang Huang
    Division of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:517-22. 2012
    ..In contrast to most endo-type chitinases, which mainly produce a dimer of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (GlcNAc) as final product, ChiG completely split the GlcNAc dimer into GlcNAc monomers, indicating that it is a novel chitinase...
  72. ncbi Aquitalea magnusonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative bacterium isolated from a humic lake
    Hoi Ting Lau
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:867-71. 2006
    ..On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, strain TRO-001DR8T belonged to the family Neisseriaceae, and the phylogenetic distance from its closest relative, Chromobacterium violaceum, was 95 %...
  73. ncbi Bacterial lactoferrin-binding protein A binds to both domains of the human lactoferrin C-lobe
    Henry Wong
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Rm 274, Heritage Medical Research Building, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Microbiology 149:1729-37. 2003
    Pathogenic bacteria in the family Neisseriaceae express surface receptors to acquire iron from the mammalian iron-binding proteins...
  74. ncbi Pyrosequencing analysis of the salivary microbiota of healthy Chinese children and adults
    Zongxin Ling
    State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Microb Ecol 65:487-95. 2013
    ..non-predominant bacteria including Moraxella, Leptotrichia, Peptostreptococcus, Eubacterium, and members of Neisseriaceae, Flavobacteriaceae, and SR1 showed significant differences between children and adults (p < 0.05)...
  75. ncbi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis from Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta) in Hangzhou, China
    X Ni
    Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, China
    Lett Appl Microbiol 52:465-7. 2011
    ..The study intended to investigate whether L. hongkongensis could be detected in Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta, a widespread aquatic bird) in Hangzhou, China...
  76. pmc Microbial gut diversity of Africanized and European honey bee larval instars
    Svjetlana Vojvodic
    Center for Insect Science, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e72106. 2013
    ..Royal jelly inhibition assays revealed that of seven bacteria occurring in larvae, only one Neisseriaceae and one Lactobacillus sp. were inhibited...
  77. ncbi Clinical manifestations of Kingella kingae infections: case report and review
    V A Morrison
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center, Minneapolis 55455
    Rev Infect Dis 11:776-82. 1989
    ..kingae strains are uniformly susceptible. Recognition of the potential pathogenicity of this microorganism in appropriate clinical settings will probably result in more prompt and specific therapy...
  78. ncbi Identification and characterization of integron-associated antibiotic resistant Laribacter hongkongensis isolated from aquatic products in China
    Jia li Feng
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    Int J Food Microbiol 144:337-41. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report showing distribution and characterization of class 1 integrons among L. hongkongensis isolates...
  79. pmc Cellular fatty acid composition of Kingella species, Cardiobacterium hominis, and Eikenella corrodens
    P L Wallace
    Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Clin Microbiol 26:1592-4. 1988
    ..corrodens by the presence of 3-hydroxymyristic (3-OH-14:0) acid. E. corrodens contained a small amount (2%) of myristic acid, while the other four species contained moderate to large amounts (11 to 31%) of this acid...
  80. ncbi Chitinilyticum litopenaei sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater shrimp pond, and emended description of the genus Chitinilyticum
    Shu Chen Chang
    Department of Hospitality Management, Tajen University, Pingtung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:2651-5. 2009
    ..nov. (type strain c1(T) =DSM 21440(T) =BCRC 17609(T))...
  81. ncbi Silvimonas iriomotensis sp. nov. and Silvimonas amylolytica sp. nov., new members of the class Betaproteobacteria isolated from the subtropical zone in Japan
    Yuki Muramatsu
    Biological Resource Center NBRC, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Kisarazu, Chiba 292 0818, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:174-8. 2010
    ..nov. (type strain ir6-1(T)=NBRC 103188(T) =CGMCC 1.8859(T) =KCTC 22513(T)) and Silvimonas amylolytica sp. nov. (ir6-4(T) =NBRC 103189(T) =CGMCC 1.8860(T) =KCTC 22514(T))...
  82. ncbi Fastidious gram-negative bacteria: meeting the diagnostic challenge with nucleic acid analysis
    T Tønjum
    Department of Microbiology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    APMIS 103:609-27. 1995
    ..We describe the development of the taxonomy of FGNB through the last four decades, with particular emphasis on the families Neisseriaceae, Moraxellaceae, and Pasteurellaceae.
  83. ncbi Deefgea chitinilytica sp. nov., isolated from a wetland
    Wen Ming Chen
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Seafood Science, National Kaohsiung Marine University, No 142, HaiChuan Rd, Nantzu, Kaohsiung City 811, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1450-3. 2010
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is Nsw-4(T) (=BCRC 17934(T)=LMG 24817(T))...
  84. ncbi [Antibacterial effect of cefixime]
    C J Soussy
    Service du Bactériologie, CHU Henri Mondor, Creteil
    Presse Med 18:1546-50. 1989
    ..These antibacterial properties relate CFM to the third generation cephalosporins and position the compound in an excellent place among the orally active cephalosporins...
  85. ncbi Chitinolyticbacter meiyuanensis SYBC-H1T, gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitin-degrading bacterium isolated from soil
    Zhikui Hao
    The Key Laboratory of Industrial Biotechnology, Ministry of Education, School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, People s Republic of China
    Curr Microbiol 62:1732-8. 2011
    ..analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity revealed that strain SYBC-H1(T) belonged to the family Neisseriaceae, and was distantly related (95.0% similarity) to the genus Chitiniphilus...
  86. ncbi Empyema caused by Kingella denitrificans and Peptostreptococcus spp. in a patient with bronchogenic carcinoma
    R Molina
    Dept of Intensive Care, Hospital del Mar, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 1:870-1. 1988
    ..K. denitrificans should be added to the list of fastidious gram-negative bacteria associated with opportunistic infections in the compromised host...
  87. ncbi Chitiniphilus shinanonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel chitin-degrading bacterium belonging to Betaproteobacteria
    Kazuaki Sato
    Division of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
    J Gen Appl Microbiol 55:147-53. 2009
    ..A 16S rRNA gene sequence-based phylogenetic analysis showed the strain belonged to the family Neisseriaceae but was distantly related (94% identity) to any previously known species...
  88. ncbi The N-linked oligosaccharides of human lactoferrin are not required for binding to bacterial lactoferrin receptors
    J Alcantara
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 38:1202-5. 1992
    ..This result indicates that the oligosaccharides on human lactoferrin are not essential for binding to the bacterial receptors...
  89. ncbi Isolation of Kingella denitrificans from amniotic fluid in a woman with chorioamnionitis. A case report
    M Maccato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030
    J Reprod Med 36:685-7. 1991
    ..Kingella denitrificans and Streptococcus agalactiae were isolated from the amniotic fluid of a woman with chorioamnionitis. She was treated with intravenous ampicillin/sulbactam, with a good response...
  90. ncbi Kingella kingae endophthalmitis in an infant
    S M Carden
    Department of Microbiology Infectious Disease, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 19:217-20. 1991
    ..A case study, details of the bacteriology and a table of other clinical syndromes associated with this organism seen at our institution constitute this article. (12 references)...
  91. ncbi The occurrence of Branhamella catarrhalis and other commensal Neisseriaceae in clinical sputum specimens in Lagos, Nigeria
    M C Obi
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Eur J Epidemiol 6:323-5. 1990
    ..cinerea from 12 (2.4%) and N. subflava from 8 (1.6%). B. catarrhalis occurred in pure cultures in 15 (25%) of the 60 samples positive for this organism. Twenty (33%) out of the 60 N. catarrhalis isolates were beta-lactamase positive...
  92. ncbi [In vitro antibacterial activity of RU 51746 (sodium salt of cefpodoxime). Results of a multicenter study]
    C J Soussy
    Service de Bacteriologie, CHU Henri Mondor, Creteil
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 38:336-42. 1990
    ..002 to 0.25 (MIC 50 and 90%: 0.016-0.032) whereas MIC for other Streptococci were 0.004 to 32 (MIC 50 and 90%: 0.25-4). These antibacterial properties placed CPD in excellent position among oral cephalosporins...
  93. pmc Anchor peptide of transferrin-binding protein B is required for interaction with transferrin-binding protein A
    Xue Yang
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary T2N 4N1 Alberta, Canada
    J Biol Chem 286:45165-73. 2011
    Gram-negative bacterial pathogens belonging to the Pasteurellaceae, Moraxellaceae, and Neisseriaceae families rely on an iron acquisition system that acquires iron directly from host transferrin (Tf)...
  94. ncbi Transfer of Kingella indologenes (Snell and Lapage 1976) to the genus Suttonella gen. nov. as Suttonella indologenes comb. nov.; transfer of Bacteroides nodosus (Beveridge 1941) to the genus Dichelobacter gen. nov. as Dichelobacter nodosus comb. nov.; and
    F E Dewhirst
    Department of Pharmacology, Forsyth Dental Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 40:426-33. 1990
    ..nodosus to the new genus Dichelobacter as Dichelobacter nodosus and assign the genera Cardiobacterium, Suttonella, and Dichelobacter to a new family, Cardiobacteriaceae, in the gamma division of Proteobacteria...
  95. ncbi Biofouling characteristics and identification of preponderant bacteria at different nutrient levels in batch tests of a recirculating cooling water system
    Fang Liu
    College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, China University of Petroleum, 66 Changjiang West Road, Qingdao 266555, P R China
    Environ Technol 32:901-10. 2011
    ..family Micrococcaceae), Bacillus (family Bacillaceae), Proteus (family Enterobacteriaceae), Neisseria (family Neisseriaceae) and Pseudomonas (family Pseudomonadaceae) were dominant in the conditions of lower carbon concentration (30 ..
  96. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships between some members of the genera Neisseria, Acinetobacter, Moraxella, and Kingella based on partial 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis
    M C Enright
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 44:387-91. 1994
    ..ovis should be excluded from the family Neisseriaceae. Our results are consistent with hybridization data which suggest that these excluded taxa should be part of a ..
  97. ncbi The role of Branhamella ovis, Mycoplasma conjunctivae and Chlamydia psittaci in conjunctivitis of sheep
    G J Dagnall
    Royal Veterinary College, Department of Animal Health, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
    Br Vet J 150:65-71. 1994
    ..When B. ovis and C. psittaci were inoculated into the conjunctival sac mild conjunctivitis was produced but C. psittaci could not be re-isolated...
  98. ncbi Emended description of the species Lampropedia hyalina
    Natuschka Lee
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, TU Munchen, Am Hochanger 4, D 85350 Freising, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1709-15. 2004
    ..Two oligonucleotide probes were designed and successfully applied for culture-independent identification of Lampropedia hyalina by means of fluorescent in situ hybridization...
  99. ncbi A 4-year longitudinal study of the oral prevalence of enteric gram-negative rods and yeasts in Chinese children
    C M Sedgley
    Oral Biology Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 12:183-8. 1997
    ..from individual children over the 4-year study period was rare, suggesting that carriage of these organisms is transient...
  100. ncbi Timed kill kinetic studies of levofloxacin, ofloxacin, and ciprofloxacin against Moraxella catarrhalis
    M S Barrett
    Department of Pathology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 30:135-7. 1998
    ..The cidal action (by kill-curve analysis) was slightly more rapid for levofloxacin, but all tested fluoroquinolones were considered bactericidal for all strains tested, including those producing BRO-1 and 2 beta-lactamases...
  101. ncbi Uruburuella suis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from clinical specimens of pigs
    A I Vela
    Departamento de Patología Animal I Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:643-7. 2005
    ..basis of cellular morphology and biochemical criteria, the isolates were tentatively assigned to the family Neisseriaceae, although they did not appear to correspond to any recognized genus or species...

Research Grants7

  1. Characterization of a Kingella kingae leukotoxin
    Nataliya V Balashova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Kingella kingae is a fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus of the Neisseriaceae family and is a normal inhabitant of the human oropharyngeal flora...
  2. LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE BIOSYNTHESIS IN NEISSERIACEAE
    Daniel Stein; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  3. LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE BIOSYNTHESIS IN NEISSERIACEAE
    Daniel Stein; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Mutants that no longer produce this lipooligosaccharide will be constructed. These strains will be used to elucidate the genetic basis of lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis...
  4. Function of Opa and LOS in gonococcal pathogenesis
    Daniel Stein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The impact on human health is expected to be significant, because the new knowledge will likely make possible new approaches to the prevention and treatment of gonorrhea. ..
  5. LIPOOLIGOSACCHARIDE BIOSYNTHESIS IN NEISSERIACEAE
    Daniel Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By understanding the relationship between disease and the expression of a specific surface component, we can design vaccines that can prevent the disease in specific demographic groups. ..
  6. Role of LOS and Opa in gonococcal host interactions
    Daniel C Stein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The impact on human health is expected to be significant, because the new knowledge will likely make possible new approaches to the prevention and treatment of gonorrhea. ..