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Volume 80(6);  March 2014

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Editorial Board
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): A1–A2. doi: 10.1128/AEM.masthead.80-6
PMCID:
PMC3957636

Public and Environmental Health Microbiology

Prevalence in Bulk Tank Milk and Epidemiology of Campylobacter jejuni in Dairy Herds in Northern Italy
Valentina Bianchini, Laura Borella, Valentina Benedetti, Antonio Parisi, Angela Miccolupo, Eliana Santoro, Camilla Recordati, Mario Luini
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1832–1837. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03784-13
PMCID:
PMC3957646
Intestinal Microbiota and Species Diversity of Campylobacter and Helicobacter spp. in Migrating Shorebirds in Delaware Bay
Hodon Ryu, Kirsten Grond, Bram Verheijen, Michael Elk, Deborah M. Buehler, Jorge W. Santo Domingo
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1838–1847. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03793-13
PMCID:
PMC3957654
Ecological Dynamics of Toxic Microcystis spp. and Microcystin-Degrading Bacteria in Dianchi Lake, China
Lin Zhu, Yanlong Wu, Lirong Song, Nanqin Gan
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1874–1881. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02972-13
PMCID:
PMC3957655
Genetic Polymorphism and Zoonotic Potential of Enterocytozoon bieneusi from Nonhuman Primates in China
Md Robiul Karim, Rongjun Wang, Haiju Dong, Longxian Zhang, Jian Li, Sumei Zhang, Farzana Islam Rume, Meng Qi, Fuchun Jian, Mingfei Sun, Guangyou Yang, Fengcai Zou, Changshen Ning, Lihua Xiao
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1893–1898. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03845-13
PMCID:
PMC3957649
Occurrence of Diarrheagenic Virulence Genes and Genetic Diversity in Escherichia coli Isolates from Fecal Material of Various Avian Hosts in British Columbia, Canada
Abhirosh Chandran, Asit Mazumder
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1933–1940. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03949-13
PMCID:
PMC3957651
Cold Air Plasma To Decontaminate Inanimate Surfaces of the Hospital Environment
Orla J. Cahill, Tânia Claro, Niall O'Connor, Anthony A. Cafolla, Niall T. Stevens, Stephen Daniels, Hilary Humphreys
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 2004–2010. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03480-13
PMCID:
PMC3957639

Spotlight

Articles of Significant Interest Selected from This Issue by the Editors
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1809. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00258-14
PMCID:
PMC3957652

Genetics and Molecular Biology

Escherichia coli O157:H7 Lacking the qseBC-Encoded Quorum-Sensing System Outcompetes the Parental Strain in Colonization of Cattle Intestines
V. K. Sharma, T. A. Casey
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1882–1892. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03198-13
PMCID:
PMC3957642
The Global Response Regulator ExpA Controls Virulence Gene Expression through RsmA-Mediated and RsmA-Independent Pathways in Pectobacterium wasabiae SCC3193
M. Broberg, G. W. Lee, J. Nykyri, Y. H. Lee, M. Pirhonen, E. T. Palva
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1972–1984. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03829-13
PMCID:
PMC3957638

Enzymology and Protein Engineering

Molecular Characterization of an NADPH-Dependent Acetoin Reductase/2,3-Butanediol Dehydrogenase from Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052
John Raedts, Marco A. J. Siemerink, Mark Levisson, John van der Oost, Servé W. M. Kengen
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 2011–2020. doi: 10.1128/AEM.04007-13
PMCID:
PMC3957656

Environmental Microbiology

Achromobacter denitrificans Strain YD35 Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Controls NADH Production To Allow Tolerance to Extremely High Nitrite Levels
Yuki Doi, Motoyuki Shimizu, Tomoya Fujita, Akira Nakamura, Noboru Takizawa, Naoki Takaya
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1910–1918. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03316-13
PMCID:
PMC3957653
Biogeography of the Sediment Bacterial Community Responds to a Nitrogen Pollution Gradient in the East China Sea
Jinbo Xiong, Xiansen Ye, Kai Wang, Heping Chen, Changju Hu, Jianlin Zhu, Demin Zhang
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1919–1925. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03731-13
PMCID:
PMC3957648
Bacterial Cellulose as a Substrate for Microbial Cell Culture
Na Yin, Thiago M. A. Santos, George K. Auer, John A. Crooks, Piercen M. Oliver, Douglas B. Weibel
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1926–1932. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03452-13
PMCID:
PMC3957650
Aquatic Hyphomycete Species Are Screened by the Hyporheic Zone of Woodland Streams
Julien Cornut, Eric Chauvet, Florian Mermillod-Blondin, Fiona Assemat, Arnaud Elger
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1949–1960. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03024-13
PMCID:
PMC3957635

Microbial Ecology

Watershed-Scale Fungal Community Characterization along a pH Gradient in a Subsurface Environment Cocontaminated with Uranium and Nitrate
Puja Jasrotia, Stefan J. Green, Andy Canion, Will A. Overholt, Om Prakash, Denis Wafula, Daniela Hubbard, David B. Watson, Christopher W. Schadt, Scott C. Brooks, Joel E. Kostka
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1810–1820. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03423-13
PMCID:
PMC3957637
Model Organisms Retain an “Ecological Memory” of Complex Ecologically Relevant Environmental Variation
Karlyn D. Beer, Elisabeth J. Wurtmann, Nicolás Pinel, Nitin S. Baliga
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1821–1831. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03280-13
PMCID:
PMC3957629
Taxonomic Identification of Commensal Bacteria Associated with the Mucosa and Digesta throughout the Gastrointestinal Tracts of Preweaned Calves
Nilusha Malmuthuge, Philip J. Griebel, Le Luo Guan
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 2021–2028. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03864-13
PMCID:
PMC3957634

Food Microbiology

Oxidation of Metabolites Highlights the Microbial Interactions and Role of Acetobacter pasteurianus during Cocoa Bean Fermentation
Frédéric Moens, Timothy Lefeber, Luc De Vuyst
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1848–1857. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03344-13
PMCID:
PMC3957632
Synergistic Bactericidal Effect of Simultaneous Near-Infrared Radiant Heating and UV Radiation against Cronobacter sakazakii in Powdered Infant Formula
Jae-Won Ha, Dong-Hyun Kang
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1858–1863. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03825-13
PMCID:
PMC3957628
Lauren M. Kopit, Eun Bae Kim, Roland J. Siezen, Linda J. Harris, Maria L. Marco
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1899–1909. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03859-13
PMCID:
PMC3957640
Duplex PCR Methods for the Molecular Detection of Escherichia fergusonii Isolates from Broiler Chickens
Karen Simmons, Heidi Rempel, Glenn Block, Vincenzo Forgetta, Rolland Vaillancourt, Jr., François Malouin, Edward Topp, Pascal Delaquis, Moussa S. Diarra
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1941–1948. doi: 10.1128/AEM.04169-13
PMCID:
PMC3957641

Plant Microbiology

Identifying Beneficial Qualities of Trichoderma parareesei for Plants
M. Belén Rubio, Narciso M. Quijada, Esclaudys Pérez, Sara Domínguez, Enrique Monte, Rosa Hermosa
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1864–1873. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03375-13
PMCID:
PMC3957631
Genes Conferring Copper Resistance in Sinorhizobium meliloti CCNWSX0020 Also Promote the Growth of Medicago lupulina in Copper-Contaminated Soil
Zhefei Li, Zhanqiang Ma, Xiuli Hao, Christopher Rensing, Gehong Wei
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1961–1971. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03381-13
PMCID:
PMC3957630
A Rice Gene for Microbial Symbiosis, Oryza sativa CCaMK, Reduces CH4 Flux in a Paddy Field with Low Nitrogen Input
Zhihua Bao, Aya Watanabe, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Takashi Okubo, Takeshi Tokida, Dongyan Liu, Seishi Ikeda, Haruko Imaizumi-Anraku, Susumu Asakawa, Tadashi Sato, Hisayuki Mitsui, Kiwamu Minamisawa
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1995–2003. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03646-13
PMCID:
PMC3957643

Methods

Hot-Alkaline DNA Extraction Method for Deep-Subseafloor Archaeal Communities
Yuki Morono, Takeshi Terada, Tatsuhiko Hoshino, Fumio Inagaki
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 1985–1994. doi: 10.1128/AEM.04150-13
PMCID:
PMC3957647

Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology

Identification of Genetic Bases of Vibrio fluvialis Species-Specific Biochemical Pathways and Potential Virulence Factors by Comparative Genomic Analysis
Xin Lu, Weili Liang, Yunduan Wang, Jialiang Xu, Jun Zhu, Biao Kan
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 2029–2037. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03588-13
PMCID:
PMC3957645

Errata

SPOTLIGHT: Articles of Significant Interest Selected from This Issue by the Editors
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 2038. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00193-14
PMCID:
PMC3957633
Rumen Methanogenic Genotypes Differ in Abundance According to Host Residual Feed Intake Phenotype and Diet Type
Ciara A. Carberry, Sinéad M. Waters, David A. Kenny, Christopher J. Creevey
Appl Environ Microbiol. Mar 2014; 80(6): 2039. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00318-14
PMCID:
PMC3957644

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