Microbiology Book Series #4 - Volume 2

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Table of Contents

Antimicrobial natural products - Biocontrol

A new concept on mechanism of antimicrobial peptides: apoptosis induction
H. Choi, W. Lee and D.G. Lee
Actinomycetes: a yet inexhaustive source of bioactive secondary metabolites
M. F. Adegboye, and O.O. Babalola
Algal bioactive diversities against pathogenic microbes
Ali Parsaeimehr and Yi - Feng Chen
An emerging crisis of antibiotic resistance: In search of alternative antimicrobial sources
Madhusudan Choudhary, Birendra Prasad, Ashay Bavishi, Bat-Erdene Myagmarjav, Daniela
Ortiz, Meera Kumari, Nirupa Kumari, Navneel and Supriya Sharma
Antibacterial activity produced by Lactococcus lactis ssp. lactis CECT 539 in different culture media
N. Pérez Guerra, R. Agregán Pérez, E. Alonso González and A. Torrado Agrasar
Antibiotic natural products: Opportunities and challenges
Zafar Alam Mahmood PhD and Saad Bin Zafar Mahmood MBBS
Antibiotic-Plant Synergy as a New Strategy for Combating Drug Resistant Bacteria
A. Tijjani
Antifungal activity of essential oils in the control of food-borne fungi growth and mycotoxin biosynthesis in food
S. D. Kocić-Tanackov and G. R. Dimić
Antimicrobial activity of decoction extracts of residual parts (seed and peels) of Mangifera indica L. var. Kesar against pathogenic and food spoilage microorganism
Kalpna Rakholiya, Mital Kaneria, Dishant Desai and Sumitra Chanda
Antimicrobial activity of probiotic lactobacilli, bifidobacteria and propionic acid bacteria, isolated from different sources
R. Denkova, Z. Denkova, V. Yanakieva, D. Blazheva
Antimicrobial agents from mangrove plants and their endophytes
Ibrahim.M.S.Eldeen and Mohd.A.W.Effendy
Antimicrobial botanicals
J. Wille
Antimicrobial effects of β-glucans and pectin and of the Agaricus blazei-based mushroom extract, AndoSanTM. Examples of mouse models for pneumococcal-, fecal bacterial-, and mycobacterial infections
G. Hetland, E. Johnson, D.M. Eide, B. Grinde, A.B.C. Samuelsen and H. G. Wiker
Antimicrobial microbes-bacteriocin producing lactic acid bacteria
Lihua Fan and Jun Song
Antimicrobial Natural Products
Saeed A. Hayek, Rabin Gyawali and Salam A. Ibrahim
Antimicrobial natural products from Plectranthus plants
P. Rijo, C.Faustino and M. Fátima Simões
Antimicrobial Natural Products in Oral Health
K. Borhan-mojabi and S. Azimi
Antimicrobial natural products: apitherapy
D. Mello Bobány and R. R. Cabral Martins
Antimicrobial natural products
M. O. Soares, A. F. Vinha, F. Coutinho and P. C. Pires
Antimicrobial lipopeptides: in vivo and in vitro synthesis
A. Etchegaray and M. T. Machini
Antimicrobial Properties of Bee Products and Medicinal Plants
Laïd Boukraâ, Fatiha Abdellah and Leïla Ait-Abderrahim
Antimicrobial, synergistic and antioxidant activities of tea polyphenols
K.R. Koech, F.N. Wachira, R.M. Ngure, J.K. Wanyoko, C.C. Bii, S.M. Karori and L.C. Kerio
Antiphytoviral Activity of Essential Oils of Some Lamiaceae Species and There Most Important Compounds on CMV and TMV
Nada Bezić, Valerija Dunkić and Elma Vuko
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens ANT1 activity against Pennicillum spp. as bread spoliage mould
R.A. Nastro, F. Vitiello, R.Gesuele, P.Losanno Cannavacciulo and M.Guida
Bacteriocins in food: evaluation of the factors affecting their effectiveness
C. A. Campos, M. P Castro, F. P. Rivas and L. I. Schelegueda
Bacteriocins: A natural way to combat with pathogens
E. Gunes Altuntas
Bacteriocins: Promising Natural Antimicrobials
Medine Güllüce, Mehmet Karadayı and Özlem Barış
Bacteriophages and their endolysins for control of pathogenic bacteria
R. Keary, O. McAuliffe, R.P. Ross, C. Hill, J.O’Mahony and A. Coffey
Bacteriophages in food safety
A. Chibeu
Bioactive proteins against pathogenic and spoilage bacteria
Samir A. Mahgoub, Ali O. Osman and Mahmoud Z. Sitohy
Bioactivity of tropical phanerogamae against bacterial pathogens: a mini review
R. Albuquerque Costa and R.H.S. dos Fernandes Vieira
Biocontrol of Aspergillus flavus by Pichia anomala
Sui Sheng T. Hua
Biological properties and resistance reversal effect of Helichrysum italicum (Roth) G. Don
E. Guinoiseau, V. Lorenzi, A. Luciani, A. Muselli, J. Costa, J. Casanova and L. Berti
Cymbopogon citratus EO antimicrobial activity against multi-drug resistant Gram-positive strains and non-albicans-Candida species
M. O. Soares, A. F. Vinha, S. V. P. Barreira, F. Coutinho, S. Aires-Gonçalves, M.B.P.P.
Oliveira, P. C. Pires and A. Castro
Effect of antimicrobial compounds from olive products on microorganisms related to health, food and agriculture
Eduardo Medina, Antonio de Castro, Concepción Romero, Eva Ramírez and Manuel Brenes
Endophytic Bacteria- Unexplored Reservoir of Antimicrobials for Combating Microbial Pathogens
Disha Menpara and Sumitra Chanda
Fishing with bait for bacterial predators in Zebra droppings – isolation and characterization of a bacteriolytic Myxococcus strain
Nongcebo S. Memela and Stefan Schmidt
In situ substantivity of the essential oils in the oral cavity
I. Prada-López, V. Quintas, N. Donos, M. Álvarez-Fernández and I. Tomás
Interaction between antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) and their primary target, the biomembranes
V. Carnicelli, A.R. Lizzi, A. Ponzi, G. Amicosante, A. Bozzi and A. Di Giulio
Marine microbial biosurfactants: Biological functions and physical properties as the basis for innovations to prevent and treat infectious diseases in aquaculture
M. A. Dinamarca, C. J. Ibacache-Quiroga, J. R. Ojeda and J. M. Troncoso
Mass Spectrometry-based Peptidomics for the Discovery of Antimicrobial Peptides
Tsukasa Osaki, Kazuki Sasaki and Naoto Minamino
Mechanisms of action and applications of probiotics for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection
Xinhua Chen, Mingsheng Dong and Xingmin Sun
Method for determining the capacity of prebiotic galactooligosaccharides reduce aggregation of pathogenic bacteria
M. A. Calvo Torras, G. Girmé Vila and E.L. Arosemena Angulo
Microbicidal clays: composition, activity, mechanism of action, and therapeutic applications
C. C. Otto and S. E. Haydel
Natural bioactive compounds and their characterization isolated from terrestrial plants and marine algae
Patil Meena
Natural Phenolic Compounds: A Potential Antifungal Agent
Moiz A. Ansari, Amiya Anurag, Zeeshan Fatima and Saif Hameed
Natural products-current and future promising source of novel drugs: A review on their antimicrobial mechanism of actions
M. K. Ayob and Y. N. Tan
New antiinfectious strategy based on antimicrobial and quorum sensing inhibitors from vegetal extracts and propolis
Veronica Lazar, Teodora Colta, Luminita Marutescu, Lia-Mara Ditu and Mariana Carmen Chifiriuc
Phytochemicals: new weapons against new enemies
Marcela P. Castro, Carola A. Torres, María B. Núñez and Ana M. González
Plant-based intervention strategies for Listeria monocytogenes control in foods
A. Paparella, A. Serio, C. Chaves López and G. Mazzarrino
Protection in the pouch: antimicrobial peptides in marsupials and monotremes
Emma Peel, Elizabeth Jones, Katherine Belov and Yuanyuan Cheng
Quantitative assessment of citral antimicrobial potential at different temperatures
Clara Miracle Belda-Galbis, Anders Leufvén, Antonio Martínez and Dolores Rodrigo
Rational development of antimicrobial peptides for therapeutic use: design and production of highly active compounds
G. Maccari, R. Nifosì and M. Di Luca
Red Palm Weevil: Understanding the fungal disease mechanism and host defense
Abid Hussain, Muhammad Rizwan-ul-Haq and Ahmed M. Al-Jabr
Resurgence of the interest in plants as sources of medicines and resistance-modifying agents
A. C. Abreu, A. Borges, J. Malheiro and M. Simões
Seaweeds Epibionts: Biodiversity and Potential Bioactivities
Monia El Bour, A. Ismail-Ben Ali and L. Ktari
Selective antibacterial peptides: a review on their polarity
C. Polanco
Silver nanoparticles (medicinal plants mediated) : A new generation of antimicrobials to combat microbial pathogens- a review
Sumitra Chanda
Strategies to reduce the shedding of Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7 and non-O157:H7 using probiotics strains into animals
E.C. Rigobelo, F. A. Ávila and N. Karapetkov
Structure and mechanism of human antimicrobial peptide dermcidin and its antimicrobial potential
Kornelius Zeth
Tea (Camellia sinensis (L.)): a putative antimicrobial agent in sexually transmitted infections
B.M. Silva, A. Palmeira-de-Oliveira, R. Palmeira-de-Oliveira, J. Martinez-de-Oliveira and A.P. Duarte
The potential of bacterial volatiles for crop protection against phytophathogenic fungi
Laure Weisskopf
The use of nanotechnology as an approach for essential oil-based formulations with antimicrobial activity
A. São Pedro, I. Espirito Santo, C. V. Silva, C. Detoni and E. Albuquerque
The use of plants against oral pathogens
C.J. Henley-Smith, F.S. Botha and N. Lall
The use of siderophores for improving the control of postharvest diseases in stored fruits and vegetables
M. I. Sanz Ferramola, D. Benuzzi, V. Calvente, J. Calvo, G. Sansone, S. Cerutti and J. Raba
Tryptophan-rich antimicrobial peptides: properties and applications
Rebecca L. Alfred, Nadin M. Shagaghi, Enzo A. Palombo and Mrinal Bhave
Viriditoxin, an antibacterial substance produced by mangrove endophytic fungus Paecilomyces variotii
M. R. Oliveira Silva, K. Kawai, T. Hosoe, G. M. Campos Takaki, N. Buarque Gusmão and K. Fukushima
What’s role of essential oils in cereal protection?
C. Morcia, G. Tumino, N. Salhi and V. Terzi
X. Functions of collateral metabolites produced by some actinomycetes
M. Butnariu and A. Buțu