Xiaolong Cui

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A novel yellow-pigmented, non-motile, non-sporulating, catalase-and oxidase-positive, obligately aerobic, moderately halophilic, facultatively alkaliphilic Gram-positive coccus, strain YIM Y15 T , was isolated from a brine sample from a salt mine in Yunnan, southwest China. Strain YIM Y15 T grew in the presence of 0.5–25 % (w/v) NaCl and at pH 6.0–10.0,(More)
Two Gram-stain negative, moderately halophilic, aerobic, motile bacteria, designated strains YIM QH88T and YIM QH103, were isolated from the Qiaohou salt mine in Yunnan, southwest China. Cells of the strains were observed to be rod-shaped and produce creamy-coloured colonies. Growth of the two strains was observed at 10–45 °C (optimum 25–37 °C), at pH(More)
Mammalian interspecific hybrids provide unique advantages for mechanistic studies of speciation, gene expression regulation, and X chromosome inactivation (XCI) but are constrained by their limited natural resources. Previous artificially generated mammalian interspecific hybrid cells are usually tetraploids with unstable genomes and limited developmental(More)
The preclinical studies using animal models play a very important role in the evaluation of facial nerve regeneration. Good models need to recapitulate the distance and time for axons to regenerate in humans. Compared with the most used rodent animals, the structure of facial nerve in mini-pigs shares more similarities with humans in microanatomy. To(More)
As the demand for cloud computing continues to increase, cloud service providers face the daunting challenge to meet the negotiated SLA agreement, in terms of reliability and timely performance, while achieving cost-effectiveness. This challenge is increasingly compounded by the increasing likelihood of failure in large-scale clouds and the rising cost of(More)
Understanding of the microbial community structures of the biogas digesters in different climatic regions can help improve the methane production in the fermentation process. The methanogenic archaeal diversity in four rural biogas digesters (BNA, JSA, LJA, and XGA) was investigated by a culture-independent rRNA approach in different climatic regions in(More)
A Gram-stain negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterial strain, YN2-31AT, was isolated from rice-field soil, Taoyuan Village, Yunnan province of China. The bacterium was observed to grow at 20–45 °C (optimum 28 °C), at pH 5.0–10.0 (optimum 7.0), and in the presence of 0–2 % (w/v) NaCl (optimum 0–1 %). Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences(More)
Although Halomonas phages belonging to the families Myoviridae and Siphoviridae have been reported, no virulent Halomonas siphoviruses are known. In this study, a virulent bacteriophage, QHHSV-1, of the family Siphoviridae that specifically infects H. ventosae QH52-2 was isolated from the Qiaohou salt mine. Restriction analysis indicated that QHHSV-1 is a(More)