Microbiology Book Series #4 - Volume 1

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Table of Contents

Antimicrobial surfaces - Biofilms - Consumer products

A Short Methodology Review: for the evaluation of biocides against biofilms in recirculating water systems
Nazmiye Ozlem Sanli Yurudu
An Outline to Corrosive Bacteria
Maiara C. Moura, Emmanuel V. Pontual, Patrícia M. G. Paiva and Luana C. B. B. Coelho
Antimicrobial films: a review
M. Rocha, F. A. Ferreira, M. M. Souza and C. Prentice
Biofilm prevention and control by dietary phytochemicals
A. Borges, A. C. Abreu, J. Malheiro, M. J. Saavedra and M. Simões
I. Cabarkapa, J. Levic, and O. Djuragic
Biofilms in Veterinary Medicine “Impact and Consequences of Food Quality and the Treatment of Infectious Disease”
P. C. Melo
Biofilms: a biological antimicrobial resistance system
José Miguel Sahuquillo Arce, Fernanda Yarad Auad and Alicia Hernández Cabezas
Comparative in vitro Efficacies of Colistin-Levofloxacin, Colistin-Tigecycline and Tigecycline-Levofloxacin based Catheter Lock Solutions on Eradication of Acinetobacter baumannii Biofilms
Berna Ozbek and Emel Mataraci
Cu, Cu/TiO2 thin films sputtered by up to date methods on non-thermal thin resistant substrates leading to bacterial inactivation
J. Kiwi, S. Rtimi and C. Pulgarin
Exploring new treatment strategies for Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm infections based on plant essential oils
F. L. Coelho and M. O. Pereira
Green chemicals for enhanced biofilm mitigation
Dake Xu, Yingchao Li, Amy L. Lindenberger, Hongfang Liu and Tingyue Gu
Latest Developments in Antimicrobial Functional Materials for Footwear
M. M. Sánchez-Navarro, M. A. Pérez-Limiñana, N. Cuesta-Garrote, M. I. Maestre-López, M. Bertazzo, M. A. Martínez-Sánchez, C. Orgilés-Barceló and F. Arán-Aís
Listeria monocytogenes, biofilm formation and fresh cut produce
Giuseppe Botticella, Pasquale Russo, Vittorio Capozzi, Maria Luisa Amodio, Salvatore Massa, Giuseppe Spano and Luciano Beneduce
Microbial biofilms and their control by various antimicrobial strategies
Jamuna Bai Aswathanarayan and Ravishankar Rai Vittal
Motility plays a role in the SOS-inducible biofilm formation
Shakinah T Chellappa, Reshma Maredia, Kara Phipps, Annie Wolfe, Elizabeth Packard, William E Haskins and Tao Weitao
Nanomaterials with Antimicrobial Properties: Applications in Health Sciences
C. L. Santos, A. J. R. Albuquerque, F. C. Sampaio and D. Keyson
Nanotechnology and Microbial Food Safety
I. Bata-Vidács, N. Adányi, J. Beczner, J. Farkas and A. Székács
New strategies to fight bacterial adhesion
I. Carvalho, M. Henriques and S. Carvalho
Strategies to overcome biofilm resistance
Wanessa C. M. A. Melo and Janice R. Perussi
Wood in food industry - Potential applications and its limitations
R. Fink, S. Filip M. Oder and M. Jevšnik

Resistance and susceptibility - Mechanisms of action - New targets
Techniques and methods - Chemical and physical agents

Acinetobacter baumannii: global evolution of carbapenem-resistant and genotyping methods
Mariana Lima Prata-Rocha, Michel Rodrigues Moreira, Paulo Pinto Gontijo Filho and Geraldo Batista de Melo
AHL bioisosteres as a strategy for minimizing or eliminating the virulence of gram-negative bacteria
Alicia Reyes-Arellano, Alejandro Bucio-Cano, Héctor Salgado-Zamora and Everardo Curiel-Quesada
Alternatives to antibiotics: future trends
A. Dowling, J. O’Dwyer and C.C Adley
Analytical biosensors for the pathogenic microorganisms determination
Julio Raba, Martín A. Fernández-Baldo, Sirley V. Pereira, Germán A. Messina, Franco A.
Bertolino, Santiago Tosetti and María I. Sanz Ferramola
Antibacterial properties of spinel ferrite nanoparticles
Noppakun Sanpo, Cuie Wen, Christopher C. Berndt and James Wang
Antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Enterobacteriaceae
B. Kocsis and D. Szabó
Antifungal potential of C-9154 derivatives against Candida albicans and Aspergillus nigre
I. A. Bello, G. I. Ndukwe, J. O. Amupitan, R. G. Ayo, F. O. Shode and E. O. Bello
Antimalarial drugs resistance in Plasmodium falciparum and the current strategies to overcome them
Makoah N. Aminake and Gabriele Pradel
Antimicrobial properties of silica modified nanoparticles
D. E. Camporotondi, M. L. Foglia, G. S. Alvarez, A. M. Mebert, L. E. Diaz, T. Coradin and M. F. Desimone
Antimicrobial Resistance
Vineeta Singh
Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of Staphylococcus aureus
W. C. Reygaert
Biological basis for analysis of lasers’ action in infectious processes. Biofilm, Interaction of light with matter, pathophysiological aspects
F. F. G. Freitas and F. L. D. Almeida
Control of bacterial virulence by cell-to-cell signalling molecules
Alina Maria Holban, Coralia Bleotu, Mariana Carmen Chifiriuc and Veronica Lazar
Current advances on bacterial pathogenesis inhibition and treatment strategies
K. Ivanova, M. M. Fernandes and T. Tzanov
Current knowledge on antimicrobial metabolites produced from aromatic amino acid metabolism in fermented products
S. Naz, M. Cretenet and J.P. Vernoux
Design and development of Conventional and Non-Conventional Antibiotics and their comparative analysis
Sumedha Ojha, Kanika Kundu, Shipra Deep, Gaurav Saraf and Subir Kundu
Detection of antibiotic residues in food – pitfalls and optimization of agar diffusion tests in comparison with commercial test kits
Maike Clauβen, Dominic Bahmann and Stefan Schmidt
Enhancement of Antimicrobial Action of Photodynamic Therapy in the Presence of Hydrogen Peroxide
C.C.S.A. Lins, B.P.Oliveira, J.B.Oliveira, C.M.M.B. Castro, F.A. Diniz and L.L.Melo
Experimental and bioinformatics approaches to identify potential targets and develop novel strategies to fight infections caused by multiresistant Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria
J. H. Leitão, S. A. Sousa, C. G. Ramos, J. R. Feliciano, A. M. Grilo and P. J. P. da Costa
Facing new challenges in microbial resistance
M.-M. Azevedo, S. Costa-de-Oliveira, A.P. Silva, C. Pina-Vaz and A.G. Rodrigues
High-throughput gene expression profiling identified a novel signaling pathway involved in hepatitis virus resistance to interferon-based therapy
Jianguo Yuan, Jing Sun, Bing Liu, Shilin Li, Yujia Li, Xiaoqiong Duan, Chunhui Yang, Peibing Zeng and Limin Chen
Honey bee fungal pathogen, Ascosphaera apis; current understanding of host-pathogen interactions and host mechanisms of resistance
Katherine Aronstein and Beth Holloway
Host response profiling to fungal infection: molecular cloning, characterization and expression analysis of NPR1 gene from coffee (Coffea arabica)
C. F. Barsalobres-Cavallari, A. S. Petitot, F. E. Severino, I. G. Maia and D. Fernandez
In vitro antibiotic susceptibility profiles, antimicrobial resistance mechanisms and virulence factors of Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale: a review
C. D. Gornatti Churria, G. Vigo, M. Machuca, M. Píscopo, M. Herrero Loyola and M. Petruccelli
Inhibition of siderophore biosynthesis by targeting A. fumigatus ornithine hydroxylase: A structure-based virtual screening study
S. Badieyan and P. Sobrado
Integrative Conjugative Elements (ICEs) of the SXT/R391 group as vehicles for acquisition of resistance determinants, stable maintenance and transfer to a wide range of enterobacterial pathogens
P. Armshaw and J. T. Pembroke
Isolation of resistant bacteria from commercial samples of camomile (Matricaria recutita)
E. G. Solidônio, D. I. S. Silva, R. O. Araújo, K. X. F. R. Sena and W. Colaço
Low temperature atmospheric plasma for microbial decontamination
May Korachi and Necdet Aslan
Major therapeutic targets in trypanosomatids
S. O. Silva, C. V. Nakamura, T. Ueda-Nakamura, D. Lazarin-Bidóia and V. C. Desoti
Mechanism of action and applications of the antimicrobial properties of copper
J. Stevenson, A. Barwinska-Sendra, E. Tarrant and K. J. Waldron
Mechanism of Resistance of Some Neglected Diseases
Silvia Helena Marques da Silva, Maurimélia Mesquita da Costa, Karla Valéria Batista Lima, Luana
Nepomuceno Godim Costa Lima and Marta Chagas Monteiro
Methods of destroying bacterial spores
M. P. Silva, C. A. Pereira, J. C. Junqueira and A.O.C. Jorge
Mini-review: Formation, antibiotic resistance and clinical outcome of infections associated with small colony variants of staphylococci
Nahed Al Laham
Mini-review: Heat treatments for the control of citrus postharvest green mold caused by Penicillium digitatum
L. Palou
Molecular detection and characterisation of Metallo-β-Lactamase (MBL) Genes and integrons of Imipenem –Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Yalda Khosravi, Kumutha Malar Vellasamy, Sun Tee Tay and Jamuna Vadivelu
Molecular mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents
Sanath Kumar and Manuel F. Varela
Monitoring bacterial resistance using selected reaction monitoring
Anthony M. Haag, Norbert K. Herzog and David W. Niesel
Nanotechnology and Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
M. Zampoli Troncarelli, H. Mello Brandão, J. Carine Gern, A. Sá Guimarães, H. Langoni
New era in recovery of bacterial pathogenicity
Madeha Othman Ibrahim Gobashy, Khaled Zakaria El-Boghdady, Mohamed M. Aboouwafa, Mohamed M.I.Helal and Shalini Saggu
New five-membered ring heterocyclic compounds with antibacterial and antifungal activity
M. Pitucha, A. Pachuta-Stec and A.A. Kaczor
New insights into pathogenicity and antimicrobial resistance in ventilator associated pneumonia
M. F. Bonesso, P. Y. Faccioli-Martins and M. L. R. S. da Cunha
New strategies for control, prevention and treatment of ISA virus in aquaculture
K. García, A. Díaz, A. Navarrete, G. Higuera, E. Guiñez and J. Romero
Non-antibiotic biocides: An updated review
F. Barah
Nucleic acid based assays for rapid detection of emerging and reemerging foodborne pathogens in food industry
S. Baraitareanu
Oropharyngeal colonization as a risk factor for ventilator-associated pneumonia by Staphylococcus aureus, use of antimicrobials and multidrug-resistance
Michel Rodrigues Moreira, Geraldo Batista de Melo, Mariana Lima Prata Rocha, Gontijo Filho and Paulo Pinto
Persistence and dissemination of antimicrobial resistances in aquatic systems
M. Orruño, I. Garaizabal, I. Arana and I. Barcina
Polymer-Silver Nanocomposites as Antibacterial materials
B. Domènech, M. Muñoz, D.N. Muraviev and J. Macanás
Protease inhibitors from plants: Biotechnological insights with emphasis on their effects on microbial pathogens
Patrícia M.G. Paiva, Emmanuel V. Pontual, Luana C.B.B. Coelho and Thiago H. Napoleão
Pseudomonas aeruginosa: phenotypic flexibility and antimicrobial resistance
Cristina Sousa Mesquita, Pedro Soares-Castro and Pedro M. Santos
Recent Developments on Antimicrobial Quinoline Chemistry
Carlos M. Meléndez Gómez and Vladimir V. Kouznetsov
Retrospective and ongoing researches on Leishmania antimony resistance in Algeria
N. Eddaikra, K. Aït-Oudhia, B. Oury, Z. Harrat and D. Sereno
Staphylococcal phenomics: metabolomic and proteomic responses to environmental stressors
M. M. Alreshidi, R. H. Dunstan, L. A. Onyango and T. K. Roberts
Staphylococcus aureus virulence factors and disease
Ana Rita Costa, Deivid W. F. Batistão, Rosineide M. Ribas, Ana Margarida Sousa, M.
Olivia Pereira and Claudia M. Botelho
Statistical identification of bacteria species
A. Suchwalko, I. Buzalewicz and H. Podbielska
Synthetic Biology Approaches to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
Lei Pei
The effect of silver ions and silver nanoparticles on Staphylococcus aureus
D. Chudobova, D. Maskova, L. Nejdl, P. Kopel, M. A. Merlos Rodrigo, V. Adam and R. Kizek
The use of MEGA as an educational tool for examining the phylogeny of Antibiotic Resistance Genes
M.P. Ryan, C.C. Adley and J. T. Pembroke
Tick lysozymes
Tetsuya Tanaka and Kozo Fujisaki
Tools for pathogenicity: virus encoded RNA silencing suppressors
Abhishek Anand, Sunil K. Mukherjee and Neeti Sanan-Mishra
Ubiquitin-Proteasome System- a target to control pathogenic protozoa
Abhishek Sinha and Srimonti Sarkar