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Dwivedi Amit Nandan Dhar - - 2012
This study evaluated the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in cases of acute condylar injury and assessed soft tissue damage such as disc displacement, capsular tear, and hemarthrosis within the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This prospective study was conducted in 15 patients who presented with unilateral or bilateral condylar fracture ...
Hinden Sandro - - 2012
Background -  Recurrent urticaria (RU) is a common skin disease of horses, but little is known about its pathogenesis. Hypothesis/Objective -  The aim of this study was to characterize the inflammatory cell infiltrate and cytokine expression pattern in the skin of horses with RU. Animals -  Biopsies of lesional and ...
Gao Zhanheng - - 2012
Despite its great success in improving the quality of a tetrahedral mesh, the original optimal Delaunay triangulation (ODT) is designed to move only inner vertices and thus cannot handle input meshes containing "bad" triangles on boundaries. In the current work, we present an integrated approach called boundary-optimized Delaunay triangulation (B-ODT) ...
Rami Bou Khalil - - 2012
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease with no available disease-modifying drugs. However, it has been postulated that neurovascular damage is a primary occurrence in this disease. Neurovascular damage is the result of the presence of cardiovascular risk factor generating hypoxia, oxidative stress, and metabolic changes that activate the endothelial ...
Steffen Ann M - - 2012
This longitudinal study examined the predictors of dementia family caregivers' self-reported attendance at support group meetings over 6 months. First-time attendees were contacted by telephone after their first meeting and assessed for (a) perceptions of similarity between themselves and other members, (b) depressive symptoms, and (c) perceptions of social support ...
Mullin Stephen - - 2012
Acute porphyria, though rare, has well-known neurological sequelae. Vasospasm rarely complicates exacerbations of acute intermittent porphyria, but has not been previously reported in hereditary coproporphyria. We describe a porphyric crisis in a woman with previously undiagnosed hereditary coproporphyria (triggered by rifampicin), leading to vasospasm and stroke.
Bodhak Subhadip - - 2012
Our objective was to establish an in vitro cell culture protocol to improve bone cell attachment and proliferation on Ti substrate using direct current stimulation. For this purpose, a custom made electrical stimulator was developed and a varying range of direct currents, from 5 to 25 µA, were used to ...
Bapat Vinayak - - 2012
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation has been used to treat high-risk patients with bioprosthetic valve degeneration (valve-in-valve). We report our experience with transcatheter aortic valve implantation in the treatment of degenerated biologic aortic valve prostheses and discuss factors that can influence the outcome. From February 2009 to October 2011, 278 patients ...
Kovalik Marcel - - 2012
Background -  Ciclosporin is widely used in the management of canine atopic dermatitis. In humans, ciclosporin therapy has been linked to disturbances in calcium metabolism and resultant skeletal disorders. Objectives -  The objective of this study was to assess calcium homeostasis in dogs before and after a 6 week course of once daily ...
Fang Yao - - 2012
Melioidosis, caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, is considered to be endemic to Northern Australia and Southeast Asia, with high mortality and relapse rates, regardless of powerful antibiotic therapy. Here we report the first genome sequence of Burkholderia pseudomallei strain BPC006, obtained from a melioidosis patient in Hainan, China. The genome sizes ...
Chen Shaoxing - - 2012
Halorubrum sp. strain T3, harboring a virus-like element, was isolated from a sample collected from a solar saltern in Yunnan, China. Several strains of Halorubrum pleomorphic viruses were reported in this genus recently; however, the virus-host interaction in haloarchaea remains unclear. To explore this issue, here we present the genome ...
Hong Kar-Wai - - 2012
Pantoea sp. strain A4 is a Gram-negative bacterium isolated from the Rafflesia flower. We present here, for the first time, the genome sequence of Rafflesia-associated Pantoea sp. strain A4, which exhibited quorum-sensing activity.
Chong Teik-Min - - 2012
We report the draft genome sequence of Staphylococcus sp. strain AL1, which degrades quorum-sensing molecules (namely, N-acyl homoserine lactones). To the best of our knowledge, this is the first documentation that reports the whole genome sequence and quorum-quenching activity of Staphylococcus sp. strain AL1.
Gorlas Aurore - - 2012
A draft genome sequence of Actinomyces timonensis, an anaerobic bacterium isolated from a human clinical osteoarticular sample, is described here. CRISPR-associated proteins, insertion sequence, and toxin-antitoxin loci were found on the genome. A new virus or provirus, AT-1, was characterized.
Xiong Zhi-Qiang - - 2012
Here, we report the draft genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. strain AA0539, isolated from marine sediment of the Yellow Sea, China. Its small genome (∼5.8 Mb) contains large, unique genes and gene clusters for diverse secondary metabolites, suggesting great potential as a source for the discovery of novel natural products.
Shivaji S - - 2012
We report the 4.0-Mb genome sequence of Bacillus isronensis strain B3W22 isolated from air collected at an altitude ranging from 27 to 30 km above the city of Hyderabad, in India. This genome sequence will contribute to the objective of determining the microbial diversity of the upper atmosphere.
Kleiveland Charlotte R - - 2012
Methanotrophic bacteria perform major roles in global carbon cycles via their unique enzymatic activities that enable the oxidation of one-carbon compounds, most notably methane. Here we describe the annotated draft genome sequence of the aerobic methanotroph Methylococcus capsulatus (Texas), a type strain originally isolated from sewer sludge.
Pawar S P - - 2012
Janibacter hoylei MTCC8307 was isolated from stratospheric air at an altitude of 41.4 km over Hyderabad, India. Here, we present the draft genome of Janibacter hoylei MTCC8307, which contains 3,139,099 bp with a G+C content of 72.8 mol%, 2,972 protein-coding genes, and 57 structural RNAs.
Shivaji S - - 2012
The draft genome sequence (4.84 Mb) of Cecembia lonarensis strain LW9(T), isolated from a water sample (4.5-m depth) from Lonar Lake, a meteorite-created haloalkaline lake in India, is reported. The enzymes produced by these microorganisms need to be stable under alkaline conditions prevailing in its habitat. Such enzymes would be ...
Hochwind Kerstin - - 2012
We announce the draft genome sequence of Lactobacillus casei W56 in one contig. This strain shows immunomodulatory and probiotic properties. The strain is also an ingredient of commercially available probiotic products.
Lee Kihyun - - 2012
Escherichia coli AI27 is a putatively commensal strain isolated from feces of a pig. Here we report the draft genome sequence of E. coli AI27. This is the first porcine strain in the phylogenetic group B1 whose genome sequence has been determined.
Brunet-Galmés Isabel - - 2012
Pseudomonas stutzeri AN10 (CCUG 29243) can be considered a model strain for aerobic naphthalene degradation. We report the complete genome sequence of this bacterium. Its 4.71-Mb chromosome provides insights into other biodegradative capabilities of strain AN10 (i.e., benzoate catabolism) and suggests a high number of horizontal gene transfer events.
Huang Yucong - - 2012
Vibrio harveyi is an important pathogen that causes vibriosis in various aquatic organisms. Here, we announce the draft genome sequence of V. harveyi strain ZJ0603, which was isolated from diseased Orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides) in Guangdong, China.
Santos-Garcia Diego - - 2012
The genome of "Candidatus Portiera aleyrodidarum," the primary endosymbiont of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Mediterranean species), is reported. It presents a reduced genome (357 kb) encoding the capability to synthetize, or participate in the synthesis of, several amino acids and carotenoids, being the first insect endosymbiont capable of supplying carotenoids.
Koh Hye Yeon - - 2012
The psychrophilic bacterium Paenisporosarcina sp. TG-14 was isolated from sediment-laden stratified basal ice from Taylor Glacier, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Here we report the draft genome sequence of this strain, which may provide useful information on the cold adaptation mechanism in extremely variable environments.
Jiang Baogui - - 2012
We announce the draft genome sequence of Borrelia garinii strain NMJW1, isolated from Ixodes persulcatus in northeastern China. The 902,789-bp linear chromosome (28.4% GC content) contains 813 open reading frames, 33 tRNAs, and 4 complete rRNAs.
Jung Ji Young - - 2012
A strain of Leuconostoc gelidum, designated strain JB7, was isolated from kimchi, the representative Korean traditional fermented food. Here we announce the complete genome sequence of L. gelidum strain JB7, consisting of a 1,893,499-bp circular chromosome with a G+C content of 36.68%, and provide a description of its annotation.
Liu Jian - - 2012
Microbacterium barkeri strain 2011-R4 is a Gram-positive epiphyte which has been confirmed as a biocontrol agent against several plant pathogens in our previous studies. Here, we present the draft genome sequence of this strain, which was isolated from the rice rhizosphere in Tonglu city, Zhejiang province, China.
Zhao Chuan-Wu - - 2012
Bacillus pumilus BA06 was isolated from the proteinaceous soil and produced an extracellular alkaline protease with leather-dehairing function. The genome of BA06 was sequenced. The comparative genome analysis indicated that strain BA06 is different in genome from the other B. pumilus strains, with limited insertions, deletions, and rearrangements.
Muller Emilie E L - - 2012
"Candidatus Microthrix" bacteria are deeply branching filamentous actinobacteria which occur at the water-air interface of biological wastewater treatment plants, where they are often responsible for foaming and bulking. Here, we report the first draft genome sequence of a strain from this genus: "Candidatus Microthrix parvicella" strain Bio17-1.
Jung Ji Young - - 2012
Leuconostoc carnosum strain JB16 was isolated from kimchi, the traditional Korean fermented food. Here, we report the complete genome sequence of L. carnosum strain JB16, consisting of a 1,645,096-bp circular chromosome with a G+C content of 37.24% and four plasmids.
Lai Qiliang - - 2012
Alcanivorax dieselolei B5(T) was isolated from oil-contaminated surface water of the Bohai Sea of China and characterized by the efficient degradation of alkane (C(5)-C(36)). Here we report the complete genome of B5(T) and genes associated with alkane degradation.
Jiang Zi-Feng - - 2012
"Candidatus Portiera aleyrodidarum" is the obligate primary endosymbiotic bacterium of whiteflies, including the sweet potato whitefly Bemisia tabaci, and provides essential nutrients to its host. Here we report two complete genome sequences of this bacterium from the B and Q biotypes of B. tabaci.
Gao Guangjun - - 2012
Brucella canis infects several species of animals, and canine is the preferred host. Genome sequences of strains from different hosts are valuable for comparative analysis of host adaptation and microevolution. Here, we report the genome sequence of Brucella canis strain 118, a strain isolated from canine.
Chai Baozhong - - 2012
We sequenced the genome of the high-melanin-yielding Aeromonas media strain WS and then analyzed genes potentially involved in melanin formation. The 4.2-Mb draft genome carries multiple genes responsible for pyomelanin synthesis and other candidate genes identified in our separate study, which have no homolog in other strains of Aeromonas species.
Li Gang - - 2012
The Gram-negative bacterium Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is the etiological agent of porcine pleuropneumonia, a respiratory disease that leads to severe economic losses in the swine industry. For years, scientists working with it have lacked a reliable genome sequence for comparison with other Actinobacillus species. Here, we report the draft genome sequence ...
Dinakaran Vasudevan - - 2012
We have isolated a Staphylococcus arlettae strain, strain CVD059, from the blood of a rheumatic mitral stenosis patient. Here, we report the genome sequence and potential virulence factors of this clinical isolate. The draft genome of S. arlettae CVD059 is 2,565,675 bp long with a G+C content of 33.5%.
Withers T Ryan - - 2012
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that establishes a chronic lung infection in individuals afflicted with cystic fibrosis. Here, we announce the draft genome of P. aeruginosa strain PAO579, an alginate-overproducing derivative of strain PAO381.
Vilo Claudia A - - 2012
We report here the 6.97-Mb draft genome sequence of Pseudomonas fluorescens strain NCIMB 11764, which is capable of growth on cyanide as the sole nitrogen source. The draft genome sequence allowed the discovery of several genes implicated in enzymatic cyanide turnover and provided additional information contributing to a better understanding ...
Ramos Rommel Thiago Jucá - - 2012
The bacterium Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis is of major veterinary importance because it affects livestock, particularly sheep, goats, and horses, in several countries, including Australia, Brazil, the United States, and Canada, resulting in significant economic losses. In the present study, we describe the complete genome of the Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis Cp316 strain, biovar ...
Golding George R - - 2012
Despite reports of high colonization rates of ST398 livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) among pigs and pig farmers, the incidence of LA-MRSA infection in the general population in Canada appears to be rare in comparison to that in some European countries. In this study, the complete genome sequence of a ...
Zhang Xi-Ying - - 2012
The Flavobacteriaceae bacterium strain P7-3-5 was isolated from intertidal sand of the Yellow Sea, China. Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain P7-3-5 formed a distinct phylogenetic lineage within the family Flavobacteriaceae. The genome of strain P7-3-5 was sequenced to facilitate the physiological, ecological, and evolutionary studies ...
Liu Guohong - - 2012
Bacillus sp. strain FJAT-13831 was isolated from the no. 1 pit soil of Emperor Qin's Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an City, People's Republic of China. The isolate showed a close relationship to the Bacillus cereus group. The draft genome sequence of Bacillus sp. FJAT-13831 was 4,425,198 bp in size and consisted ...
Chen Wu - - 2012
Brevibacillus brevis X23 is an appropriate biocontrol agent against bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum. We report herein the draft genome sequence (6,566,879 bp) and a circular plasmid (6,600 bp) of B. brevis X23, data which may be helpful for mining the antagonistic activity against R. solanacearum.
Lee Jun Hyuck - - 2012
We report the draft genome sequence of Paenisporosarcina sp. strain TG-20, which is 4.12 Mb in size and consists of 4,071 protein-coding genes and 76 RNA genes. The genome sequence of Paenisporosarcina sp. TG-20 may provide useful information about molecular adaptations that enhance survival in icy subsurface environments.
Meslier Victoria - - 2012
The nonstarter lactic acid bacterium Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides is a species widely found in the dairy industry and plays a key role in the formation of aromatic compounds. Here, we report the first genome sequence of a dairy strain of Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides, which is 2 Mb.
Zhang Li - - 2012
In recent years, Staphylococcus epidermidis has become a major nosocomial pathogen and the most common cause of intravascular catheter-related bacteremia, which can increase morbidity and mortality and significantly affect patient recovery. We report a draft genome sequence of Staphylococcus epidermidis AU12-03, isolated from an intravascular catheter tip.
Guo Yanbin - - 2012
Rahnella aquatilis strain HX2 is a plant growth-promoting, disease-suppressive rhizobacterium that was isolated from a vineyard soil in Beijing, China. Here, we report the genome sequence of this strain, which provides a valuable resource for future research examining the mechanisms of traits associated with plant growth promotion and biocontrol.
Park Doo-Sang - - 2012
We report the 3.74-Mb genome sequence of Galloisinimonas intestini B14(T), isolated from the gut of one of the world's rarest insect species, Galloisiana sp., collected at a Mosan cave, Moonkyung, Gyungsangbook-do, South Korea. Strain B14(T) is a novel genus candidate of the family Enterobacteriaceae.
Song Ju Yeon - - 2012
Burkholderia pyrrocinia CH-67 was isolated from forest soil as a biocontrol agent to be utilized in agriculture. Here, we report the 8.05-Mb draft genome sequence of this bacterium. Its genome contains genes involved in biosynthesis of secondary metabolites and plant growth promotion, which may contribute to probiotic effects on plants.
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