Genomes and Genes
Alias: "Streptococcus pluton" (White 1912) Gubler 1954, Melisococcus pluton, Melissococcus pluton, Melissococcus plutonius corrig. (ex White 1912) Bailey and Collins 1983, Streptococcus pluton
- Food to some, poison to others - honeybee royal jelly and its growth inhibiting effect on European Foulbrood bacteriaThomas V Vezeteu
Institut fur Biologie, Zoologie Molekulare Ökologie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
Microbiologyopen . 2016..and, even as larvae they are affected by severe brood diseases like the European Foulbrood caused by Melissococcus plutonius. Accordingly, it is highly adaptive that larval food jelly contains antibiotic compounds...
- Virulence Differences among Melissococcus plutonius Strains with Different Genetic Backgrounds in Apis mellifera Larvae under an Improved Experimental ConditionKeiko Nakamura
Research and Business Promotion Division, Research Institute for Animal Science in Biochemistry and Toxicology, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252 0132, Japan
Sci Rep 6:33329. 2016European foulbrood (EFB) caused by Melissococcus plutonius is an important bacterial disease of honeybee larvae. M. plutonius strains can be grouped into three genetically distinct groups (CC3, CC12 and CC13)...
- Lysophosphatidylcholine acts in the constitutive immune defence against American foulbrood in adult honeybeesUlrike Riessberger-Gallé
Institute of Zoology, Universitatsplatz 2, University of Graz, 8010 Graz, Austria
Sci Rep 6:30699. 2016..larvae. Antimicrobial activity of LPC was also demonstrated against Melissococcus plutonius, causative agent of European Foulbrood...
- The Honey Bee Pathosphere of Mongolia: European Viruses in Central AsiaKhaliunaa Tsevegmid
Institute of Bee Health, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
PLoS ONE 11:e0151164. 2016..and large sample size across Mongolian regions with beekeeping, the mite Acarapis woodi, the bacteria Melissococcus plutonius and Paenibacillus larvae, the microsporidian Nosema apis, Acute bee paralysis virus, Kashmir bee virus, ..
- Infection of Melissococcus plutonius clonal complex 12 strain in European honeybee larvae is essentially confined to the digestive tractDaisuke Takamatsu
Bacterial and Parasitic Diseases Research Division, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 78:29-34. 2016b>Melissococcus plutonius is an important pathogen that causes European foulbrood (EFB) in honeybee larvae. Recently, we discovered a group of M. plutonius strains that are phenotypically and genetically distinct from other strains...
- Bacterial community structure in Apis florea larvae analyzed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and 16S rRNA gene sequencingPrakaimuk Saraithong
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
Insect Sci 22:606-18. 2015..This is the first study in which sequences closely related to Melissococcus plutonius, the causal pathogen responsible for European foulbrood, have been identified in Thai A. florea larvae.
- Inhibitory effect of gut bacteria from the Japanese honey bee, Apis cerana japonica, against Melissococcus plutonius, the causal agent of European foulbrood diseaseMeihua Wu
Honey Bee Research Unit, Animal Breeding and Reproduction Research Division, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, NARO, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
J Insect Sci 14:129. 2014..Hymenoptera: Apidae), were characterized and evaluated for their potential to inhibit the growth of Melissococcus plutonius corrig...
- Typing of Melissococcus plutonius isolated from European and Japanese honeybees suggests spread of sequence types across borders and between different Apis speciesDaisuke Takamatsu
Bacterial and Parasitic Diseases Research Division, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu, Gifu 501 1193, Japan Electronic address
Vet Microbiol 171:221-6. 2014b>Melissococcus plutonius is an important pathogen of honeybee larvae and causes European foulbrood (EFB) not only in European honeybees (Apis mellifera) but also in other native honeybees...
- Molecular epidemiology and population structure of the honey bee brood pathogen Melissococcus plutoniusGiles E Budge
Food and Environment Research Agency, York, UK
ISME J 8:1588-97. 2014b>Melissococcus plutonius is the causative agent of European foulbrood (EFB), which is a serious brood disease of the European honey bee (Apis mellifera). EFB remains a threat because of a poor understanding of disease epidemiology...
- Volatile constituents of Trifolium pratense spp. nivale quantified at different growth stages, and evaluation of their antimicrobial activityRoberto Cecotti
Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Nat Prod Commun 8:1625-8. 2013..The essential oils obtained were tested for activity against two major bee pests, i.e. Paenibacillus larvae and Melissococcus plutonius, and against a reference bacterial species, Bacillus subtilis.
- Development of duplex PCR assay for detection and differentiation of typical and atypical Melissococcus plutonius strainsRie Arai
Saitama Prefectural Chuo Livestock Hygiene Service Center, 107 1 Besshocho, Kita ku, Saitama, Saitama 331 0821, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 76:491-8. 2014b>Melissococcus plutonius is the causative agent of an important honeybee disease, European foulbrood (EFB). In addition to M. plutonius strains with typical characteristics (typical M...
- Lactobacillus apis sp. nov., from the stomach of honeybees (Apis mellifera), having an in vitro inhibitory effect on the causative agents of American and European foulbroodJ Killer
Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics v v i, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Videnska 1083, Prague 4 Krc, 142 20, Czech Republic
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:152-7. 2014..larvae (causal agent of American foulbrood in honeybees) and Melissococcus plutonius (causal agent of European foulbrood). The name Lactobacillus apis sp. nov...
- Preliminary investigations into possible resistance to oxytetracycline in Melissococcus plutonius, a pathogen of honeybee larvaeR Waite
National Bee Unit, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York, UK
Lett Appl Microbiol 36:20-4. 2003To investigate the occurrence of oxytetracycline (OTC) resistance in Melissococcus plutonius, which causes European foulbrood in honeybee colonies.
- The S-layer homology domain-containing protein SlhA from Paenibacillus alvei CCM 2051(T) is important for swarming and biofilm formationBettina Janesch
NanoGlycobiology Unit, Department of Nanobiotechnology, Universitat fur Bodenkultur Wien, Vienna, Austria
PLoS ONE 8:e76566. 2013..for Gram-negative bacteria, less is known about Gram-positive bacteria, including Paenibacillus alvei, a secondary invader of diseased honeybee colonies infected with Melissococcus pluton, the causative agent of European foulbrood (EFB).
- The prevalence of the honeybee brood pathogens Ascosphaera apis, Paenibacillus larvae and Melissococcus plutonius in Spanish apiaries determined with a new multiplex PCR assayEncarna Garrido-Bailón
Bee Pathology laboratory, Centro Apícola Regional CAR, Junta de Comunidades de Castilla La Mancha, 19180, Marchamalo, Spain
Microb Biotechnol 6:731-9. 2013The microorganisms Ascosphaera apis, Paenibacillus larvae and Melissococcus plutonius are the three most important pathogens that affect honeybee brood...
- Tyramine functions as a toxin in honey bee larvae during Varroa-transmitted infection by Melissococcus plutonG Kanbar
Zoologisches Institut, Tuebingen, Germany
FEMS Microbiol Lett 234:149-54. 2004..of honey bee pupae, caused by the mite Varroa destructor, coccoid bacteria were isolated and identified as Melissococcus pluton. The bacterial isolate was grown anaerobically in sorbitol medium to produce a toxic compound that was ..
- A typing scheme for the honeybee pathogen Melissococcus plutonius allows detection of disease transmission events and a study of the distribution of variantsEdward Haynes
University of York, Wentworth Way, York, YO10 5DD, UK
Environ Microbiol Rep 5:525-9. 2013b>Melissococcus plutonius is the bacterial pathogen that causes European Foulbrood of honeybees, a globally important honeybee brood disease...
- Honeybees and beehives are rich sources for fructophilic lactic acid bacteriaAkihito Endo
Functional Foods Forum, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Syst Appl Microbiol 36:444-8. 2013..One of the L. kunkeei isolates showed antibacterial activity against Melissococcus plutonius, a causative pathogen of European foulbrood, this protection being attributable to production of an ..
- Identification of mutations involved in the requirement of potassium for growth of typical Melissococcus plutonius strainsDaisuke Takamatsu
Bacterial and Parasitic Disease Research Division, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3882-6. 2013b>Melissococcus plutonius is a fastidious honeybee pathogen, and the addition of KH(2)PO(4) to culture medium is required for its growth...
- Characterization of bifidobacteria in the digestive tract of the Japanese honeybee, Apis cerana japonicaMeihua Wu
Honeybee Research Unit, Animal Breeding and Reproduction Division, NARO Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
J Invertebr Pathol 112:88-93. 2013..honeybee, Apis cerana japonica, and investigated for potential application as a probiotic agent against Melissococcus plutonius, the causal agent of European foulbrood (EFB), based on the findings of in vitro inhibition assays...
- A novel gold nanoparticles-based assay for rapid detection of Melissococcus plutonius, the causative agent of European foulbroodM Saleh
Clinical Division of Fish Medicine, Department for Farm Animal and Veterinary Public Health, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinaerplatz 1, Vienna A 1210, Austria
Vet Rec 171:400. 2012European foulbrood (EFB) is a severe bacterial brood disease of honey bees (Apis mellifera) caused by Melissococcus plutonius. Diagnosis of EFB in the field is based on visual inspection of brood-combs and detection of diseased larvae...
- Complete genome sequence of Melissococcus plutonius DAT561, a strain that shows an unusual growth profile and is representative of an endemic cluster in JapanKayo Okumura
Department of Animal and Food Hygiene, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
J Bacteriol 194:3014. 2012We report the complete genome sequence of Melissococcus plutonius DAT561, which is a causative agent of European foulbrood. M. plutonius DAT561 is a representative of nonfastidious strains isolated in Japan...
- Diversity of Melissococcus plutonius from honeybee larvae in Japan and experimental reproduction of European foulbrood with cultured atypical isolatesRie Arai
Saitama Prefectural Chuo Livestock Hygiene Service Center, Saitama, Japan
PLoS ONE 7:e33708. 2012..The causative agent, Melissococcus plutonius, is a fastidious organism, and microaerophilic to anaerobic conditions and the addition of potassium ..
- Determination of the volatile fraction of Polygonum bistorta L. at different growing stages and evaluation of its antimicrobial activity against two major honeybee (Apis mellifera) pathogensRoberto Cecotti
CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, IT 26900 Lodi, Italy
Chem Biodivers 9:359-69. 2012..e., Paenibacillus larvae and Melissococcus plutonius, and against a reference bacterial species, Bacillus subtilis...
- Polar tube protein gene diversity among Nosema ceranae strains derived from a Greek honey bee health studyFani Hatjina
Hellenic Institute of Apiculture, National Agricultural Research Foundation, 63200 Nea Moudania, Greece
J Invertebr Pathol 108:131-4. 2011..Furthermore 15 samples coming from 12 geographic locations were screened also for Paenibacilluslarvae and Melissococcus plutonius and seven honey bee virus species, for the first time on a nation-wide level...
- Complete genome sequence of Melissococcus plutonius ATCC 35311Kayo Okumura
Department of Animal and Food Hygiene, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
J Bacteriol 193:4029-30. 2011We report the first completely annotated genome sequence of Melissococcus plutonius ATCC 35311. M. plutonius is a one-genus, one-species bacterium and the etiological agent of European foulbrood of the honeybee...
- The occurrence of Melissococcus plutonius in healthy colonies of Apis mellifera and the efficacy of European foulbrood control measuresGiles E Budge
The Food and Environment Research Agency, Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ, UK
J Invertebr Pathol 105:164-70. 2010..The understanding of EFB epidemiology is limited, with little information on the presence of Melissococcus plutonius in disease free colonies...
- Distribution of Melissococcus plutonius in honeybee colonies with and without symptoms of European foulbroodEva Forsgren
Department of Entomology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P O Box 7044, 750 07, Uppsala, Sweden
Microb Ecol 50:369-74. 2005A sensitive hemi-nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was used for detection of Melissococcus plutonius, the causative agent of European foulbrood (EFB)...
- Geographically diverse Australian isolates of Melissococcus pluton exhibit minimal genotypic diversity by restriction endonuclease analysisS P Djordjevic
NSW Agriculture, Microbiology and Immunology Section, Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Camden, Australia
FEMS Microbiol Lett 173:311-8. 1999b>Melissococcus pluton, the causative agent of European foulbrood is an economically significant disease of honey bees (Apis mellifera) across most regions of the world and is prevalent throughout most states of Australia. 49 Isolates of M...
- Compositions for conferring tolerance to viral disease in social insects, and the use thereofPatent Number: WO2009060429-A2; Date:2009-05-14