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Volume 81(6);  2015 Mar

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Articles of Significant Interest Selected from This Issue by the Editors
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1891. Published online 2015 Feb 27. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00228-15
PMCID:
PMC4345368

Minireview

Microbial Engineering for Aldehyde Synthesis
Aditya M. Kunjapur, Kristala L. J. Prather
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1892–1901. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03319-14
PMCID:
PMC4345389

Genetics and Molecular Biology

Acid-Adapted Strains of Escherichia coli K-12 Obtained by Experimental Evolution
Mark M. Harden, Amanda He, Kaitlin Creamer, Michelle W. Clark, Issam Hamdallah, Keith A. Martinez, II, Robert L. Kresslein, Sean P. Bush, Joan L. Slonczewski
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1932–1941. Published online 2015 Jan 2. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03494-14
PMCID:
PMC4345379
Piliation of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Promotes Adhesion, Phagocytosis, and Cytokine Modulation in Macrophages
Cynthia E. Vargas García, Mariya Petrova, Ingmar J. J. Claes, Ilke De Boeck, Tine L. A. Verhoeven, Ellen Dilissen, Ingemar von Ossowski, Airi Palva, Dominique M. Bullens, Jos Vanderleyden, Sarah Lebeer
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2050–2062. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03949-14
PMCID:
PMC4345371
Reduced Infectivity in Cattle for an Outer Membrane Protein Mutant of Anaplasma marginale
Francy L. Crosby, Kelly A. Brayton, Forgivemore Magunda, Ulrike G. Munderloh, Karen L. Kelley, Anthony F. Barbet
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2206–2214. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03241-14
PMCID:
PMC4345358

Biotechnology

Microbial Production of Aliphatic (S)-Epoxyalkanes by Using Rhodococcus sp. Strain ST-10 Styrene Monooxygenase Expressed in Organic-Solvent-Tolerant Kocuria rhizophila DC2201
Hiroshi Toda, Takuya Ohuchi, Ryouta Imae, Nobuya Itoh
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1919–1925. Published online 2015 Jan 2. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03405-14
PMCID:
PMC4345390
l-Lactate Production from Biodiesel-Derived Crude Glycerol by Metabolically Engineered Enterococcus faecalis: Cytotoxic Evaluation of Biodiesel Waste and Development of a Glycerol-Inducible Gene Expression System
Yuki Doi
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2082–2089. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03418-14
PMCID:
PMC4345375
Improvement of LysM-Mediated Surface Display of Designed Ankyrin Repeat Proteins (DARPins) in Recombinant and Nonrecombinant Strains of Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus Species
Petra Zadravec, Borut Štrukelj, Aleš Berlec
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2098–2106. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03694-14
PMCID:
PMC4345362
Metabolic Engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for Methanol Metabolism
Sabrina Witthoff, Katja Schmitz, Sebastian Niedenführ, Katharina Nöh, Stephan Noack, Michael Bott, Jan Marienhagen
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2215–2225. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03110-14
PMCID:
PMC4345391

Biodegradation

Metabolism of 2-Methylpropene (Isobutylene) by the Aerobic Bacterium Mycobacterium sp. Strain ELW1
Samanthi Kottegoda, Elizabeth Waligora, Michael Hyman
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1966–1976. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03103-14
PMCID:
PMC4345374
Involvement of the Cytochrome P450 System EthBAD in the N-Deethoxymethylation of Acetochlor by Rhodococcus sp. Strain T3-1
Fei Wang, Jie Zhou, Zhoukun Li, Weiliang Dong, Ying Hou, Yan Huang, Zhongli Cui
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2182–2188. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03764-14
PMCID:
PMC4345396

Enzymology and Protein Engineering

Enhancing the Secretion Efficiency and Thermostability of a Bacillus deramificans Pullulanase Mutant (D437H/D503Y) by N-Terminal Domain Truncation
Xuguo Duan, Jing Wu
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1926–1931. Published online 2015 Jan 2. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03714-14
PMCID:
PMC4345373
AmyM, a Novel Maltohexaose-Forming α-Amylase from Corallococcus sp. Strain EGB
Zhoukun Li, Jiale Wu, Biying Zhang, Fei Wang, Xianfeng Ye, Yan Huang, Qiang Huang, Zhongli Cui
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1977–1987. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03934-14
PMCID:
PMC4345388
Distinct Roles for Carbohydrate-Binding Modules of Glycoside Hydrolase 10 (GH10) and GH11 Xylanases from Caldicellulosiruptor sp. Strain F32 in Thermostability and Catalytic Efficiency
Dong-Dong Meng, Yu Ying, Xiao-Hua Chen, Ming Lu, Kang Ning, Lu-Shan Wang, Fu-Li Li
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2006–2014. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03677-14
PMCID:
PMC4345376
Identification and Characterization of Carboxyl Esterases of Gill Chamber-Associated Microbiota in the Deep-Sea Shrimp Rimicaris exoculata by Using Functional Metagenomics
María Alcaide, Anatoli Tchigvintsev, Mónica Martínez-Martínez, Ana Popovic, Oleg N. Reva, Álvaro Lafraya, Rafael Bargiela, Taras Y. Nechitaylo, Ruth Matesanz, Marie-Anne Cambon-Bonavita, Mohamed Jebbar, Michail M. Yakimov, Alexei Savchenko, Olga V. Golyshina, Alexander F. Yakunin, Peter N. Golyshin, Manuel Ferrer
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2125–2136. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03387-14
PMCID:
PMC4345394

Environmental Microbiology

Non-O1/Non-O139 Vibrio cholerae Carrying Multiple Virulence Factors and V. cholerae O1 in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
Daniela Ceccarelli, Arlene Chen, Nur A. Hasan, Shah M. Rashed, Anwar Huq, Rita R. Colwell
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1909–1918. Published online 2015 Jan 2. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03540-14
PMCID:
PMC4345386
Inhibitory Effects of C2 to C10 1-Alkynes on Ammonia Oxidation in Two Nitrososphaera Species
A. E. Taylor, K. Taylor, B. Tennigkeit, M. Palatinszky, M. Stieglmeier, D. D. Myrold, C. Schleper, M. Wagner, P. J. Bottomley
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1942–1948. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03688-14
PMCID:
PMC4345366
Oligopolyphenylenevinylene-Conjugated Oligoelectrolyte Membrane Insertion Molecules Selectively Disrupt Cell Envelopes of Gram-Positive Bacteria
Jamie Hinks, Wee Han Poh, Justin Jang Hann Chu, Joachim Say Chye Loo, Guillermo C. Bazan, Lynn E. Hancock, Stefan Wuertz
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1949–1958. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03355-14
PMCID:
PMC4345381
Arsenite Oxidase Also Functions as an Antimonite Oxidase
Qian Wang, Thomas P. Warelow, Yoon-Suk Kang, Christine Romano, Thomas H. Osborne, Corinne R. Lehr, Brian Bothner, Timothy R. McDermott, Joanne M. Santini, Gejiao Wang
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1959–1965. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02981-14
PMCID:
PMC4345363
A Halophilic Bacterium Inhabiting the Warm, CaCl2-Rich Brine of the Perennially Ice-Covered Lake Vanda, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
George S. Tregoning, Megan L. Kempher, Deborah O. Jung, Vladimir A. Samarkin, Samantha B. Joye, Michael T. Madigan
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1988–1995. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03968-14
PMCID:
PMC4345359
Efficient Metabolic Exchange and Electron Transfer within a Syntrophic Trichloroethene-Degrading Coculture of Dehalococcoides mccartyi 195 and Syntrophomonas wolfei
Xinwei Mao, Benoit Stenuit, Alexandra Polasko, Lisa Alvarez-Cohen
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2015–2024. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03464-14
PMCID:
PMC4345365
Biogeography of Heterotrophic Flagellate Populations Indicates the Presence of Generalist and Specialist Taxa in the Arctic Ocean
Mary Thaler, Connie Lovejoy
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2137–2148. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02737-14
PMCID:
PMC4345384
Retention in Treated Wastewater Affects Survival and Deposition of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in Sand Columns
Jiuyi Li, Xiaokang Zhao, Xiujun Tian, Jin Li, Jelmer Sjollema, Aimin Wang
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2199–2205. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03740-14
PMCID:
PMC4345387

Microbial Ecology

Resistant Microbial Cooccurrence Patterns Inferred by Network Topology
Sari Peura, Stefan Bertilsson, Roger I. Jones, Alexander Eiler
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2090–2097. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03660-14
PMCID:
PMC4345367
Profiling Microbial Communities in Manganese Remediation Systems Treating Coal Mine Drainage
Dominique L. Chaput, Colleen M. Hansel, William D. Burgos, Cara M. Santelli
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2189–2198. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03643-14
PMCID:
PMC4345392

Geomicrobiology

Anoxygenic Photosynthesis Controls Oxygenic Photosynthesis in a Cyanobacterium from a Sulfidic Spring
Judith M. Klatt, Mohammad A. A. Al-Najjar, Pelin Yilmaz, Gaute Lavik, Dirk de Beer, Lubos Polerecky
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2025–2031. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03579-14
PMCID:
PMC4345360

Food Microbiology

Production of Buttery-Odor Compounds and Transcriptome Response in Leuconostoc gelidum subsp. gasicomitatum LMG18811T during Growth on Various Carbon Sources
Elina Jääskeläinen, Sanna Vesterinen, Jevgeni Parshintsev, Per Johansson, Marja-Liisa Riekkola, Johanna Björkroth
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1902–1908. Published online 2014 Dec 29. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03705-14
PMCID:
PMC4345393
Genetic Determinants of Reutericyclin Biosynthesis in Lactobacillus reuteri
Xiaoxi B. Lin, Christopher T. Lohans, Rebbeca Duar, Jinshui Zheng, John C. Vederas, Jens Walter, Michael Gänzle
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2032–2041. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03691-14
PMCID:
PMC4345372
Physical Covering for Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in Static and Windrow Composting Processes
Jitendra R. Patel, Irene Yossa, Dumitru Macarisin, Patricia Millner
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2063–2074. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.04002-14
PMCID:
PMC4345378
Effect of Temperature and Relative Humidity on the Survival of Foodborne Viruses during Food Storage
Su Jin Lee, Jiyeon Si, Hyun Sun Yun, GwangPyo Ko
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2075–2081. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.04093-14
PMCID:
PMC4345369
Listeria Phage and Phage Tail Induction Triggered by Components of Bacterial Growth Media (Phosphate, LiCl, Nalidixic Acid, and Acriflavine)
Jean-Paul Lemaître, Amandine Duroux, Romain Pimpie, Jean-Marie Duez, Marie-Louise Milat
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2117–2124. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03235-14
PMCID:
PMC4345357
Effects of Norspermidine and Spermidine on Biofilm Formation by Potentially Pathogenic Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica Wild-Type Strains
Live L. Nesse, Kristin Berg, Lene K. Vestby
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2226–2232. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03518-14
PMCID:
PMC4345383

Physiology

Metabolic Engineering of an ATP-Neutral Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas Pathway in Corynebacterium glutamicum: Growth Restoration by an Adaptive Point Mutation in NADH Dehydrogenase
Gajendar Komati Reddy, Steffen N. Lindner, Volker F. Wendisch
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 1996–2005. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03116-14
PMCID:
PMC4345364
Reduction of the Temperature Sensitivity of Halomonas hydrothermalis by Iron Starvation Combined with Microaerobic Conditions
Jesse P. Harrison, John E. Hallsworth, Charles S. Cockell
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2156–2162. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03639-14
PMCID:
PMC4345356

Plant Microbiology

Xylan Utilization Regulon in Xanthomonas citri pv. citri Strain 306: Gene Expression and Utilization of Oligoxylosides
V. Chow, D. Shantharaj, Y. Guo, G. Nong, G. V. Minsavage, J. B. Jones, J. F. Preston
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2163–2172. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03091-14
PMCID:
PMC4345395
Rhizosphere Microbial Community Composition Affects Cadmium and Zinc Uptake by the Metal-Hyperaccumulating Plant Arabidopsis halleri
E. Marie Muehe, Pascal Weigold, Irini J. Adaktylou, Britta Planer-Friedrich, Ute Kraemer, Andreas Kappler, Sebastian Behrens
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2173–2181. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03359-14
PMCID:
PMC4345380
Different Bacterial Populations Associated with the Roots and Rhizosphere of Rice Incorporate Plant-Derived Carbon
Marcela Hernández, Marc G. Dumont, Quan Yuan, Ralf Conrad
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2244–2253. Published online 2015 Jan 23. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03209-14
PMCID:
PMC4345361

Invertebrate Microbiology

Elizabethkingia anophelis: Molecular Manipulation and Interactions with Mosquito Hosts
Shicheng Chen, Michael Bagdasarian, Edward D. Walker
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2233–2243. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03733-14
PMCID:
PMC4345385

Methods

Counting Viruses and Bacteria in Photosynthetic Microbial Mats
Cátia Carreira, Marc Staal, Mathias Middelboe, Corina P. D. Brussaard
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2149–2155. Published online 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02863-14
PMCID:
PMC4345377

Public and Environmental Health Microbiology

Comparison of Concentration Methods for Quantitative Detection of Sewage-Associated Viral Markers in Environmental Waters
W. Ahmed, V. J. Harwood, P. Gyawali, J. P. S. Sidhu, S. Toze
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2042–2049. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03851-14
PMCID:
PMC4345397
Temporal Stability of the Microbial Community in Sewage-Polluted Seawater Exposed to Natural Sunlight Cycles and Marine Microbiota
Lauren M. Sassoubre, Kevan M. Yamahara, Alexandria B. Boehm
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): 2107–2116. Published online 2015 Jan 9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03950-14
PMCID:
PMC4345398

Masthead

Editorial Board
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 81(6): A1–A2. Published online 2015 Feb 27. doi: 10.1128/AEM.masthead.81-6
PMCID:
PMC4345382

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