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Vaccaro Carlos A - - 2012
: Body surface area is a measurement of body size used in clinical settings. Its impact on laparoscopic colorectal surgery has not been previously studied. : The aim of this study was to assess the impact of body surface area on the conversion rate and laparoscopic operative time. : This ...
Giolo De Carvalho Flávia - - 2012
The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional zinc (Zn) status of elite swimmers during different training periods. A longitudinal paired study was performed at the University of Sao Paulo in eight male swimmers 18 to 25 y old who had been swimming competitively at the state and ...
Gowda Vykuntaraju K N - - 2012
A 7-year-old boy with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, receiving antiretroviral drugs for 2 years, presented with a recent onset of myoclonic jerks and cognitive deterioration. On examination, he manifested myoclonic jerks once every 10-15 seconds. His electroencephalogram indicated periodic complexes, and his cerebrospinal fluid tested positive for measles antibodies.
Hayashi Hitomi - - 2012
We assessed whether disease activity was associated with dietary habits, nutritional status, adipokines, and oxidative stress in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The subjects were 37 patients with RA. The assessment of the nutritional status included anthropometric and biochemical parameters. A food-frequency questionnaire and a 3-d diet record to assess dietary ...
Hou W-L - - 2012
To summarise data on the implementation of the DOTS strategy in China in terms of actual observation and treatment adherence, and to review the effectiveness of quality improvement interventions for tuberculosis (TB) control in China. We included survey studies that reported data on the implementation of DOTS in China and ...
Yamada Masami - - 2012
Reactive oxygen species induce oxidative damage in DNA precursors, i.e. dNTPs, leading to point mutations upon incorporation. Escherichia coli mutT strains, deficient in the activity hydrolysing 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine 5'-triphosphate (8-oxo-dGTP), display more than a 100-fold higher spontaneous mutation frequency over the wild-type strain. 8-oxo-dGTP induces A to C transversions when misincorporated ...
Kumar Narender - - 2012
The prevalence of different H. pylori genotypes in various geographical regions indicates region-specific adaptations during the course of evolution. Complete genomes of H. pylori from countries with high infection burdens, such as India, have not yet been described. Herein we present genome sequences of two H. pylori strains, NAB47 and ...
Liu Wing-Yee - - 2012
Enterobacter cloacae subsp. cloacae strain ENHKU01 is a Gram-negative endophyte isolated from a diseased pepper (Capsicum annuum) plant in Hong Kong. This is the first complete genome sequence report of a plant-endophytic strain of E. cloacae subsp. cloacae.
Desiniotis Andreas - - 2012
Zymomonas mobilis is an ethanologenic bacterium that has been studied for use in biofuel production. Of the sequenced Zymomonas strains, ATCC 29191 has been described as the phenotypic centrotype of Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis, the taxon that harbors the highest ethanol-producing Z. mobilis strains. ATCC 29191 was isolated in Kinshasa, ...
Brinkrolf Karina - - 2012
Turicella otitidis is an unusual corynebacterium with a controversial role in otitis media in children. Metabolic capabilities deduced from the draft genome indicate its adaptation to habitats on the human skin and in the intestine. The lack of candidate virulence factors implies that T. otitidis has a low pathogenic potential.
Yap Kien-Pong - - 2012
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi is a human pathogen that causes typhoid fever predominantly in developing countries. In this article, we describe the whole genome sequence of the S. Typhi strain CR0044 isolated from a typhoid fever carrier in Kelantan, Malaysia. These data will further enhance the understanding of its host ...
Fournier Pierre-Edouard - - 2012
Kingella kingae is a betaproteobacterium from the order Neisseriales, and it is an agent of invasive infections in children. We sequenced the genome from the septic arthritis strain 11220434. It is composed of a 1,990,794-bp chromosome but no plasmid, and it contains 2,042 protein-coding genes and 52 RNA genes, including ...
Cousin Sylvie - - 2012
We report the draft genome of the strain Lactobacillus gigeriorum CRBIP 24.85(T), isolated from a chicken crop. The total length of the 60 scaffolds is about 1.9 Mb, with a GC content of 38% and 2,062 protein-coding sequences (CDS).
Wu Da-Qiang - - 2012
Pseudomonas aeruginosa AH16 is a virulent strain isolated from a patient with chronic pneumonia in China. Here, we present a 6.8-Mb (G+C content, 66.13%) assembly of its genome with 6,332 putative coding sequences, which may provide insights into the genomic basis of activity of the clinical P. aeruginosa strain in ...
Gan Han Ming - - 2012
Enterobacter sp. strain SST3 is an endophytic bacterium isolated from Saccharum spp. Here we present its annotated draft genome that may shed light on its role as a bacterial endophyte of sugarcane. To our knowledge, this is the first genome announcement of a sugarcane-associated bacterium from the genus Enterobacter.
You Yuanhai - - 2012
A scarlet fever outbreak caused by Streptococcus pyogenes occurred in China in 2011. To determine the genomic features of the outbreak strains, we deciphered genomes of two strains isolated from the regions with the highest incidence rates. The sequences will provide valuable information for comprehensive study of mechanisms related to ...
Tao Fei - - 2012
Pseudomonas putida strain S12, a well-studied solvent-tolerant bacterium, is considered a platform strain for the production of many chemicals. Here, we present a 6.28-Mb assembly of its genome sequence. We have annotated 32 coding sequences (CDSs) encoding efflux systems of organic compounds and 195 CDSs responsible for the metabolism of ...
Nam Young-Do - - 2012
This report describes the draft genome sequence of Staphylococcus lentus F1142, which was isolated from a Korean fermented soybean paste (doenjang). The draft genome sequence contained 2.79 Mbp with a G+C content of 31.8%; this is the first S. lentus genome to be reported.
Nam Young-Do - - 2012
Lysinibacillus is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, and round-spore-forming bacterial genus of the family Bacillaceae. We analyzed the genome sequence of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans F1182, isolated from a traditional Korean fermented soybean product. The genome sequence contained 4.46 Mbp with a G+C content of 37.5%. This is the first report of an L. ...
Wang Xiaoyu - - 2012
Sphingomonas sp. strain ATCC 31555 can produce an anionic heteropolysaccharide, welan gum, which shows excellent stability and viscosity retention even at high temperatures. Here we present a 4.0-Mb assembly of its genome sequence. We have annotated 10 coding sequences (CDSs) responsible for the welan gum biosynthesis and 55 CDSs related ...
Brown Steven D - - 2012
To aid in the investigation of the Populus deltoides microbiome, we generated draft genome sequences for 21 Pseudomonas strains and 19 other diverse bacteria isolated from Populus deltoides roots. Genome sequences for isolates similar to Acidovorax, Bradyrhizobium, Brevibacillus, Caulobacter, Chryseobacterium, Flavobacterium, Herbaspirillum, Novosphingobium, Pantoea, Phyllobacterium, Polaromonas, Rhizobium, Sphingobium, and Variovorax ...
Timme Ruth E - - 2012
Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Enteritidis is a common food-borne pathogen, often associated with shell eggs and poultry. Here, we report draft genomes of 21 S. Enteritidis strains associated with or related to the U.S.-wide 2010 shell egg recall. Eleven of these genomes were from environmental isolates associated with the ...
Nam Young-Do - - 2012
Kocuria is a Gram-positive coccus, catalase-positive, coagulase-negative, strictly aerobic bacterial genus in the family Micrococcaceae. Kocuria atrinae C3-8 was isolated from a traditional Korean fermented seafood. This study describes the first genome sequence of K. atrinae strain C3-8, which has a 3.19-Mbp genome and a G+C content of 63.8%.
Rückert Christian - - 2012
We report the draft genome sequence of Bacillus anthracis UR-1, isolated from a fatal case of injectional anthrax in a German heroin user. Analysis of the genome sequence of strain UR-1 may aid in describing phylogenetic relationships between virulent heroin-associated isolates of B. anthracis isolated in the United Kingdom, Germany, ...
Liu Shiwei - - 2012
The increase of Acinetobacter baumannii resistance to carbapenems is of great concern. OXA23 is one of the most prevalent carbapenemases of A. baumannii that causes outbreaks. Here, we announce the genome sequence of an OXA23-producing A. baumannii strain assigned ST75, a newly emerged sequence type harboring carbapenemase.
Koskinen J Patrik - - 2012
We report the complete and annotated genome sequence of the plant-pathogenic enterobacterium Pectobacterium sp. strain SCC3193, a model strain isolated from potato in Finland. The Pectobacterium sp. SCC3193 genome consists of a 5,164,411-bp [corrected] chromosome, with no plasmids.
Singh Pallavi - - 2012
This report highlights the whole-genome shotgun draft sequence for a Streptococcus agalactiae strain representing multilocus sequence type (ST) 17, isolated from a colonized woman at 8 weeks postpartum. This sequence represents an important addition to the published genomes and will promote comparative genomic studies of S. agalactiae recovered from diverse ...
Kim Eun Bae - - 2012
Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 29212, a vancomycin-sensitive strain, has been extensively used as a representative control strain for clinical and laboratory experiments. Here we report the draft genome and annotation of this strain, containing 3,027,060 bp, with a G+C content of 37.2% in 126 contigs (≥ 500 bp).
Chmelnitsky I - - 2012
Extremely drug-resistant (XDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing clone ST258 has rapidly disseminated worldwide. We report here the draft genome sequence of the K. pneumoniae ST258 XDR clinical strain from Israel.
Ponraj Paramasivan - - 2012
Here we report the genome sequence of a plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium, Pseudomonas putida S11. The length of the draft genome sequence is approximately 5,970,799 bp, with a G+C content of 62.4%. The genome contains 6,076 protein-coding sequences.
Barretto Caroline - - 2012
Streptococcus salivarius is a prevalent commensal species of the oropharyngeal tract. S. salivarius strain K12 is an isolate from the saliva of a healthy child, used as an oral probiotic. Here, we report its genome sequence, i.e., the full sequence of the 190-kb megaplasmid pSsal-K12 and a high-quality draft 2.2-Gb ...
Nam Young-Do - - 2012
Staphylococcus vitulinus is a coagulase-negative staphylococcus in the family Staphylococcaceae. This report describes the draft genome sequence of S. vitulinus F1028, which was isolated from a traditional Korean soybean food (meju). This 2.56-Mbp genome sequence is the first S. vitulinus genome of a strain isolated from a fermented soybean product.
Lucas Susan - - 2012
Marinitoga piezophila KA3 is a thermophilic, anaerobic, chemoorganotrophic, sulfur-reducing bacterium isolated from the Grandbonum deep-sea hydrothermal vent site at the East Pacific Rise (13°N, 2,630-m depth). The genome of M. piezophila KA3 comprises a 2,231,407-bp circular chromosome and a 13,386-bp circular plasmid. This genome was sequenced within Department of Energy ...
Pagnier Isabelle - - 2012
Legionella tunisiensis is a gammaproteobacterium from the class Legionellaceae, growing in amoebae. We sequenced the genome from strain LegM(T). It is composed of 3,508,121 bp and contains 4,747 protein-coding genes and 38 RNA genes, including 3 rRNA genes.
Gan Han Ming - - 2012
Acinetobacter baumannii is a major cause of nosocomial infection worldwide. We report the draft genome sequence of A. baumannii AC12, a multidrug-resistant nosocomial strain with additional resistance to carbapenems and polymyxin. The genome data will provide insights into the genetic basis of antimicrobial resistance and its adaptive mechanism.
Ngeow Yun Fong - - 2012
Mycobacterium abscessus is a ubiquitous, rapidly growing species of nontuberculous mycobacteria that colonizes organic surfaces and is frequently associated with opportunistic infections in humans. We report here the draft genome sequence of Mycobacterium abscessus strain M139, which shows genomic features reported to be characteristic of both Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus ...
Dam Bomba - - 2012
Methylocystis sp. strain SC2 is an aerobic type II methanotroph isolated from a highly polluted aquifer in Germany. A specific trait of the SC2 strain is the expression of two isozymes of particulate methane monooxygenase with different methane oxidation kinetics. Here we report the complete genome sequence of this methanotroph ...
McGowin Chris L - - 2012
The DNA genome of Mycoplasma genitalium currently represents the smallest of all known human bacterial pathogens. Despite their clinical importance in sexually transmitted infection and relevance as model bacterial pathogens, genomic diversity among M. genitalium strains worldwide is unknown. Herein we present the complete draft genome sequences of four geographically ...
Wang Yufei - - 2012
Live attenuated vaccines play essential roles in the prevention of brucellosis. Here, we report the draft genome sequences of three vaccine strains, Brucella melitensis M5-10, B. suis S2-30, and B. abortus 104M. Primary genome sequence analysis identified mutations, deletions, and insertions which have implications for attenuation and signatures for differential ...
Wacker Bradley K BK Department of Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, - - 2012
The induction of ischemic tolerance by preconditioning provides a platform to elucidate endogenous mechanisms of stroke protection. In these studies, we characterize the relationship between hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF), sphingosine kinase 2 (SphK2), and chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 2 (CCL2) in models of hypoxic or pharmacological preconditioning-induced ischemic tolerance. A genetics-based ...
Kaido Toshimi T Division of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. - - 2012
Infectious complications, including sepsis, that often occur after liver transplantation (LT) comprise the most frequent causes of in-hospital death. This study investigated the predictors of post-transplantation infectious complications to establish a strategy with which to improve short-term outcomes after LT. We used univariate and multivariate analyses to assess pre- and ...
Wallaert Jessica B JB Section of General Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766, - - 2012
Although it is commonly reported that IBD patients are at increased risk for venous thromboembolic events, little real-world data exist regarding their postoperative incidence and related outcomes in everyday practice. We aimed to identify the rate of venous thromboembolism and modifiable risk factors within a large cohort of surgical IBD ...
Laird Philip W PW Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, - - 2012
To report the clinical and histologic features of cystic benign melanosis. This case series reports on the clinical and histopathologic features of 3 patients with enlarging, cystic, brown, pigmented, conjunctival lesions. Slit-lamp examination showed cystic melanotic lesions of bulbar conjunctiva. Histopathologic examination of the biopsy specimens showed epithelial lined cysts ...
Ozer Egon A EA Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA. - - 2012
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important cause of disease in hospitalized and immunocompromised patients. The genome of P. aeruginosa is among the largest of bacteria pathogenic to humans. We present the draft genome sequence of P. aeruginosa strain PABL056, a human bloodstream isolate with the largest genome yet reported in P. ...
Moynihan Humphrey A - - 2012
We have previously shown that cinnamoyl derivatives of 14β-amino-17-cyclopropylmethyl-7,8-dihydronormorphinone and 7α-aminomethyl-6,14-endoethanonororipavine have pronounced pseudoirreversible μ opioid receptor (MOR) antagonism. The present communication describes the synthesis and evaluation of fumaroylamino analogues of these cinnamoylamino derivatives together with some related fumaroyl derivatives. The predominant activity of the new ligands was MOR antagonism. ...
Anantharaman Vivek V National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, - - 2012
The mode of action of the bacterial ter cluster and TelA genes, implicated in natural resistance to tellurite and other xenobiotic toxic compounds, pore-forming colicins and several bacteriophages, has remained enigmatic for almost two decades. Using comparative genomics, sequence-profile searches and structural analysis we present evidence that the ter gene ...
Rao Archana N AN Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, United - - 2012
Current microarray assay technology predominately uses fluorescence as a detectable signal end point. This study assessed real-time in situ surface hybridization capture kinetics for single printed DNA microspots on solid array surfaces using fluorescence. The influence of the DNA target and probe cyanine dye position on oligo-DNA duplex formation behavior ...
Bliven Kimberly A KA Department of Microbiology and Immunology, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, - - 2012
Chlamydia pneumoniae encodes a functional arginine decarboxylase (ArgDC), AaxB, that activates upon self-cleavage and converts l-arginine to agmatine. In contrast, most Chlamydia trachomatis serovars carry a missense or nonsense mutation in aaxB abrogating activity. The G115R missense mutation was not predicted to impact AaxB functionality, making it unclear whether AaxB ...
Gunderson William A - - 2012
The amyloid-β (Aβ) protein forms fibrils and higher-order plaque aggegrates in Alzheimer's disease (AD) brain. The copper ion, Cu(2+), is found at high concentrations in plaques, but its role in AD etiology is unclear. We use high-resolution pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy to characterize the coordination structure of Cu(2+) in ...
Wakeman Catherine A CA Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, - - 2012
Staphylococcus aureus is a pathogen that infects multiple anatomical sites leading to a diverse array of diseases. Although vertebrates can restrict the growth of invading pathogens by sequestering iron within haem, S. aureus surmounts this challenge by employing high-affinity haem uptake systems. However, the presence of excess haem is highly toxic, ...
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