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Volume 80(20);  October 2014

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Articles of Significant Interest Selected from This Issue by the Editors
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6257. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02681-14
PMCID:
PMC4178655

Genetics and Molecular Biology

ApnI, a Transmembrane Protein Responsible for Subtilomycin Immunity, Unveils a Novel Model for Lantibiotic Immunity
Yun Deng, Cong-Zhi Li, Yi-Guang Zhu, Peng-Xia Wang, Qing-Dong Qi, Jing-Jing Fu, Dong-Hai Peng, Li-Fang Ruan, Ming Sun
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6303–6315. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02280-14
PMCID:
PMC4178640
An ArsR/SmtB Family Member Is Involved in the Regulation by Arsenic of the Arsenite Oxidase Operon in Thiomonas arsenitoxydans
Danielle Moinier, Djamila Slyemi, Deborah Byrne, Sabrina Lignon, Régine Lebrun, Emmanuel Talla, Violaine Bonnefoy
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6413–6426. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01771-14
PMCID:
PMC4178639
Site-Directed Mutagenesis of the Heterotrimeric Killer Toxin Zymocin Identifies Residues Required for Early Steps in Toxin Action
Sabrina Wemhoff, Roland Klassen, Friedhelm Meinhardt
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6549–6559. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02197-14
PMCID:
PMC4178643

Biotechnology

Efficient PCR-Based Amplification of Diverse Alcohol Dehydrogenase Genes from Metagenomes for Improving Biocatalysis: Screening of Gene-Specific Amplicons from Metagenomes
Nobuya Itoh, Satomi Kariya, Junji Kurokawa
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6280–6289. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01529-14
PMCID:
PMC4178635
Efficient Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation of Inulin to 2,3-Butanediol by Thermophilic Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580
Lixiang Li, Chao Chen, Kun Li, Yu Wang, Chao Gao, Cuiqing Ma, Ping Xu
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6458–6464. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01802-14
PMCID:
PMC4178658
Engineering of Pseudomonas taiwanensis VLB120 for Constitutive Solvent Tolerance and Increased Specific Styrene Epoxidation Activity
Jan Volmer, Christoph Neumann, Bruno Bühler, Andreas Schmid
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6539–6548. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01940-14
PMCID:
PMC4178659

Enzymology and Protein Engineering

Heterologous Expression of Lysergic Acid and Novel Ergot Alkaloids in Aspergillus fumigatus
Sarah L. Robinson, Daniel G. Panaccione
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6465–6472. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02137-14
PMCID:
PMC4178656

Environmental Microbiology

Transcriptomic Responses of Phanerochaete chrysosporium to Oak Acetonic Extracts: Focus on a New Glutathione Transferase
Anne Thuillier, Kamel Chibani, Gemma Belli, Enrique Herrero, Stéphane Dumarçay, Philippe Gérardin, Annegret Kohler, Aurélie Deroy, Tiphaine Dhalleine, Raphael Bchini, Jean-Pierre Jacquot, Eric Gelhaye, Mélanie Morel-Rouhier
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6316–6327. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02103-14
PMCID:
PMC4178660
Two Novel Toxin Variants Revealed by Whole-Genome Sequencing of 175 Clostridium botulinum Type E Strains
K. A. Weedmark, D. L. Lambert, P. Mabon, K. L. Hayden, C. J. Urfano, D. Leclair, G. Van Domselaar, J. W. Austin, C. R. Corbett
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6334–6345. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01573-14
PMCID:
PMC4178653
Bdellovibrio and Like Organisms Enhanced Growth and Survival of Penaeus monodon and Altered Bacterial Community Structures in Its Rearing Water
Huanhuan Li, Cheng Chen, Qiuping Sun, Renliang Liu, Junpeng Cai
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6346–6354. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01737-14
PMCID:
PMC4178642
Discovery of Multiple Modified F430 Coenzymes in Methanogens and Anaerobic Methanotrophic Archaea Suggests Possible New Roles for F430 in Nature
Kylie D. Allen, Gunter Wegener, Robert H. White
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6403–6412. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02202-14
PMCID:
PMC4178637
Different Effects of Transgenic Maize and Nontransgenic Maize on Nitrogen-Transforming Archaea and Bacteria in Tropical Soils
Simone Raposo Cotta, Armando Cavalcante Franco Dias, Ivanildo Evódio Marriel, Fernando Dini Andreote, Lucy Seldin, Jan Dirk van Elsas
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6437–6445. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01778-14
PMCID:
PMC4178641
Bacteriophage ϕMAM1, a Viunalikevirus, Is a Broad-Host-Range, High-Efficiency Generalized Transducer That Infects Environmental and Clinical Isolates of the Enterobacterial Genera Serratia and Kluyvera
Miguel A. Matilla, George P. C. Salmond
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6446–6457. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01546-14
PMCID:
PMC4178657
Surveillance of Viruses in Wild Fish Populations in Areas around the Gulf of Cadiz (South Atlantic Iberian Peninsula)
Patricia Moreno, José G. Olveira, Alejandro Labella, Juan Manuel Cutrín, Jorge C. Baro, Juan Jose Borrego, Carlos P. Dopazo
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6560–6571. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02090-14
PMCID:
PMC4178629

Microbial Ecology

Axenic Culture of a Candidate Division TM7 Bacterium from the Human Oral Cavity and Biofilm Interactions with Other Oral Bacteria
Valeria Soro, Lindsay C. Dutton, Susan V. Sprague, Angela H. Nobbs, Anthony J. Ireland, Jonathan R. Sandy, Mark A. Jepson, Massimo Micaroni, Peter R. Splatt, David Dymock, Howard F. Jenkinson
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6480–6489. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01827-14
PMCID:
PMC4178647
Bacteriological Effects of Dentifrices with and without Active Ingredients of Natural Origin
Ruth G. Ledder, Joe Latimer, Gavin J. Humphreys, Prem K. Sreenivasan, Andrew J. McBain
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6490–6498. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02315-14
PMCID:
PMC4178628
Syntrophs Dominate Sequences Associated with the Mercury Methylation-Related Gene hgcA in the Water Conservation Areas of the Florida Everglades
Hee-Sung Bae, Forrest E. Dierberg, Andrew Ogram
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6517–6526. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01666-14
PMCID:
PMC4178645

Food Microbiology

Genomic Encyclopedia of Type Strains of the Genus Bifidobacterium
Christian Milani, Gabriele Andrea Lugli, Sabrina Duranti, Francesca Turroni, Francesca Bottacini, Marta Mangifesta, Borja Sanchez, Alice Viappiani, Leonardo Mancabelli, Bernard Taminiau, Véronique Delcenserie, Rodolphe Barrangou, Abelardo Margolles, Douwe van Sinderen, Marco Ventura
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6290–6302. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02308-14
PMCID:
PMC4178644
Diversity and Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella enterica Isolates from Surface Water in Southeastern United States
Baoguang Li, George Vellidis, Huanli Liu, Michele Jay-Russell, Shaohua Zhao, Zonglin Hu, Anita Wright, Christopher A. Elkins
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6355–6365. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02063-14
PMCID:
PMC4178646
Dynamics of Dual Infection with Campylobacter jejuni Strains in Chickens Reveals Distinct Strain-to-Strain Variation in Infection Ecology
Gemma Chaloner, Paul Wigley, Suzanne Humphrey, Kirsty Kemmett, Lizeth Lacharme-Lora, Tom Humphrey, Nicola Williams
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6366–6372. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01901-14
PMCID:
PMC4178652
Stress Response of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium to Acidified Nitrite
Anna Mühlig, Jürgen Behr, Siegfried Scherer, Stefanie Müller-Herbst
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6373–6382. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01696-14
PMCID:
PMC4178661
Application of Long-Range and Binding Reverse Transcription-Quantitative PCR To Indicate the Viral Integrities of Noroviruses
Dan Li, Ann De Keuckelaere, Mieke Uyttendaele
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6473–6479. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02092-14
PMCID:
PMC4178651
Molecular Basis of the Behavior of Hepatitis A Virus Exposed to High Hydrostatic Pressure
Lucía D'Andrea, Francisco J. Pérez-Rodríguez, M. Isabel Costafreda, Nerea Beguiristain, Cristina Fuentes, Teresa Aymerich, Susana Guix, Albert Bosch, Rosa M. Pintó
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6499–6505. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01693-14
PMCID:
PMC4178634

Physiology

Distinct Immunomodulation of Bone Marrow-Derived Dendritic Cell Responses to Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 by Two Different Polysaccharides Isolated from Lactobacillus rhamnosus LOCK 0900
Sabina Górska, Martin Schwarzer, Wojciech Jachymek, Dagmar Srutkova, Ewa Brzozowska, Hana Kozakova, Andrzej Gamian
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6506–6516. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02104-14
PMCID:
PMC4178633
Incorporation of Exogenous Fatty Acids Protects Enterococcus faecalis from Membrane-Damaging Agents
Holly E. Saito, John R. Harp, Elizabeth M. Fozo
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6527–6538. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02044-14
PMCID:
PMC4178632

Invertebrate Microbiology

In Vivo and In Vitro Binding of Vip3Aa to Spodoptera frugiperda Midgut and Characterization of Binding Sites by 125I Radiolabeling
Maissa Chakroun, Juan Ferré
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6258–6265. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01521-14
PMCID:
PMC4178638
Vibrio harveyi Adheres to and Penetrates Tissues of the European Abalone Haliotis tuberculata within the First Hours of Contact
Marion Cardinaud, Annaïck Barbou, Carole Capitaine, Adeline Bidault, Antoine Marie Dujon, Dario Moraga, Christine Paillard
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6328–6333. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01036-14
PMCID:
PMC4178649
Transcriptome Analysis of the Entomopathogenic Oomycete Lagenidium giganteum Reveals Putative Virulence Factors
Paula F. Quiroz Velasquez, Sumayyah K. Abiff, Katrina C. Fins, Quincy B. Conway, Norma C. Salazar, Ana Paula Delgado, Jhanelle K. Dawes, Lauren G. Douma, Aurélien Tartar
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6427–6436. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02060-14
PMCID:
PMC4178636

Public and Environmental Health Microbiology

Diverse Virulence Gene Content of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli from Finishing Swine
Marion Tseng, Pina M. Fratamico, Lori Bagi, Sabine Delannoy, Patrick Fach, Shannon D. Manning, Julie A. Funk
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6395–6402. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01761-14
PMCID:
PMC4178630

Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology

Genomic Insights into the Evolutionary Origin of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri and Its Ecological Relatives
Samriti Midha, Prabhu B. Patil
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6266–6279. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01654-14
PMCID:
PMC4178650
Investigation of the Evolutionary Development of the Genus Bifidobacterium by Comparative Genomics
Gabriele Andrea Lugli, Christian Milani, Francesca Turroni, Sabrina Duranti, Chiara Ferrario, Alice Viappiani, Leonardo Mancabelli, Marta Mangifesta, Bernard Taminiau, Véronique Delcenserie, Douwe van Sinderen, Marco Ventura
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): 6383–6394. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02004-14
PMCID:
PMC4178631

Masthead

Editorial Board
Appl Environ Microbiol. Oct 2014; 80(20): A1–A2. doi: 10.1128/AEM.masthead.80-20
PMCID:
PMC4178648

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