Research Article: Bacteria, Phages and Septicemia

Date Published: November 7, 2007 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Aušra Gaidelytė, Martti Vaara, Dennis H. Bamford, Floyd Romesberg. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0001145 Abstract: The use of phages is an attractive option to battle antibiotic resistant bacteria in certain bacterial infections, but the role of phage ecology in bacterial infections is obscure. Here we surveyed the phage ecology … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria, Phages and Septicemia

Research Article: Bacteria and bacterial envelope components enhance mammalian reovirus thermostability

Date Published: December 6, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Angela K. Berger, Hong Yi, Daniel B. Kearns, Bernardo A. Mainou, John S.L. Parker. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006768 Abstract Enteric viruses encounter diverse environments as they migrate through the gastrointestinal tract to infect their hosts. The interaction of eukaryotic viruses with members of the host microbiota can … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria and bacterial envelope components enhance mammalian reovirus thermostability

Research Article: Bacteria-Induced Dscam Isoforms of the Crustacean, Pacifastacus leniusculus

Date Published: June 9, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Apiruck Watthanasurorot, Pikul Jiravanichpaisal, Haipeng Liu, Irene Söderhäll, Kenneth Söderhäll, David S. Schneider. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002062 Abstract The Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule, also known as Dscam, is a member of the immunoglobulin super family. Dscam plays an essential function in neuronal wiring and appears to … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria-Induced Dscam Isoforms of the Crustacean, Pacifastacus leniusculus

Research Article: Bacteria-Induced Uroplakin Signaling Mediates Bladder Response to Infection

Date Published: May 1, 2009 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Praveen Thumbikat, Ruth E. Berry, Ge Zhou, Benjamin K. Billips, Ryan E. Yaggie, Tetiana Zaichuk, Tung-Tien Sun, Anthony J. Schaeffer, David J. Klumpp, B. Brett Finlay. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1000415 Abstract Urinary tract infections are the second most common infectious disease in humans and are predominantly caused … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria-Induced Uroplakin Signaling Mediates Bladder Response to Infection

Research Article: Bacteria Murmur: Application of an Acoustic Biosensor for Plant Pathogen Detection

Date Published: July 15, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): George Papadakis, Nicholas Skandalis, Anastasia Dimopoulou, Paraskevas Glynos, Electra Gizeli, David A Lightfoot. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132773 Abstract A multi-targeting protocol for the detection of three of the most important bacterial phytopathogens, based on their scientific and economic importance, was developed using an acoustic biosensor (the Quartz … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria Murmur: Application of an Acoustic Biosensor for Plant Pathogen Detection

Research Article: Bacteria-Based Analysis of HIV-1 Vpu Channel Activity

Date Published: October 1, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Robert Taube, Raphael Alhadeff, Dror Assa, Miriam Krugliak, Isaiah T. Arkin, Michael Schindler. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0105387 Abstract HIV-1 Vpu is a small, single-span membrane protein with two attributed functions that increase the virus’ pathogenicity: degradation of CD4 and inactivation of BST-2. Vpu has also been shown … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria-Based Analysis of HIV-1 Vpu Channel Activity

Research Article: Bacteria in the Adventitia of Cardiovascular Disease Patients with and without Rheumatoid Arthritis

Date Published: May 29, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Samuel A. Curran, Ivana Hollan, Clett Erridge, David F. Lappin, Colin A. Murray, Gunnar Sturfelt, Knut Mikkelsen, Oystein T. Førre, Sven M. Almdahl, Magne K. Fagerhol, Carl S. Goodyear, Marcello P. Riggio, Peter Szodoray. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098627 Abstract The incidence of atherosclerosis is significantly increased in … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria in the Adventitia of Cardiovascular Disease Patients with and without Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research Article: Bacteria and Protozoa Differentially Modulate the Expression of Rab Proteins

Date Published: July 20, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Elsa Seixas, José S. Ramalho, Luís J. Mota, Duarte C. Barral, Miguel C. Seabra, Anna Maria Delprato. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0039858 Abstract Phagocytic cells represent an important line of innate defense against microorganisms. Uptake of microorganisms by these cells involves the formation of a phagosome that matures by … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria and Protozoa Differentially Modulate the Expression of Rab Proteins

Research Article: Bacteria Stimulate Hatching of Yellow Fever Mosquito Eggs

Date Published: September 6, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Loganathan Ponnusamy, Katalin Böröczky, Dawn M. Wesson, Coby Schal, Charles S. Apperson, François Leulier. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0024409 Abstract: Aedes aegypti Linnaeus is a peridomestic mosquito that lays desiccation-resistant eggs in water-filled human-made containers. Previous investigations connected egg hatching with declining dissolved oxygen (DO) that is associated with … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria Stimulate Hatching of Yellow Fever Mosquito Eggs

Research Article: Bacteria in Crude Oil Survived Autoclaving and Stimulated Differentially by Exogenous Bacteria

Date Published: September 17, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Xiao-Cui Gong, Ze-Shen Liu, Peng Guo, Chang-Qiao Chi, Jian Chen, Xing-Biao Wang, Yue-Qin Tang, Xiao-Lei Wu, Chun-Zhong Liu, Adam Driks. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0040842 Abstract Autoclaving of crude oil is often used to evaluate the hydrocarbon-degrading abilities of bacteria. This may be potentially useful for bioaugmentation and microbial … Continue reading Research Article: Bacteria in Crude Oil Survived Autoclaving and Stimulated Differentially by Exogenous Bacteria