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Operon mer: bacterial resistance to mercury and potential for bioremediation of contaminated environments.
Mercury is present in the environment as a result of natural processes and from anthropogenic sources. The amount of mercury mobilized and released into the biosphere has increased since theExpand
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Synergic interaction between pomegranate extract and antibiotics against Staphylococcus aureus.
We evaluated the interaction between Punica granatum (pomegranate) methanolic extract (PGME) and antibiotics against 30 clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) andExpand
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Molecular identification and dynamics of microbial communities in reactor treating organic household waste
The prokaryotic diversity associated with organic household waste (OHW), leachate (start-up inoculum), and mesophilic anaerobic digestion processes in the degradation of OHW for 44 and 90 days wasExpand
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Prokaryotic diversity and dynamics in a full-scale municipal solid waste anaerobic reactor from start-up to steady-state conditions.
The prokaryotic diversity of an anaerobic reactor for the treatment of municipal solid waste was investigated over the course of 2 years with the use of 16S rDNA-targeted molecular approaches. TheExpand
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Multiple antimicrobial resistance in Enterobacteriaceae isolates from pristine freshwater.
A freshwater enterobacterial population (N = 111) was studied for antimicrobial and mercury resistance patterns, and for its possible association with biotic and abiotic factors in that environment.Expand
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Proteolytic bacterial dominance in a full-scale municipal solid waste anaerobic reactor assessed by 454 pyrosequencing technology.
Biomethanization entails a good means to reduce the organic fraction (OF) derived from municipal solid wastes (MSW). The bacterial diversity of a full scale MSW anaerobic reactor located in MadridExpand
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Seasonality of freshwater bacterioplankton diversity in two tropical shallow lakes from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
ABSTRACT Bacteria are highly important for the cycling of organic and inorganic matter in freshwater environments; however, little is known about the diversity of bacterioplankton in tropicalExpand
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Pomegranate extract inhibits Staphylococcus aureus growth and subsequent enterotoxin production.
In Brazil, pomegranate (Punica granatum L. (Punicaceae)) is widely used as a phytotherapeutic agent. This study evaluates the effect of pomegranate extract on Staphylococcus aureus FRI 722 growth andExpand
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Exoproducts of the Escherichia coli strain H22 inhibiting some enteric pathogens both in vitro and in vivo
Aims:  The antagonistic activity of the Escherichia coli strain H22 against enteric bacteria was studied both in vitro and in vivo.
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The first report of the qnrB19, qnrS1 and aac(6´)-Ib-cr genes in urinary isolates of ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli in Brazil.
In this study, we investigated the presence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) genes among 101 ciprofloxacin-resistant urinary Escherichia coli isolates and searched for mutations in theExpand
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