Brazilian Journal of Microbiology Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
Current number
October - December 2017
Vol. 48. Num. 4.
Pages 607-822

The Brazilian Journal of Microbiology (BJM) is the official publication of the Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia (Brazilian Society for Microbiology). It publishes original research papers and reviews, covering all aspects of Microbiology. The journal has a severe policy of manuscript evaluation, and each manuscript is evaluated carefully by at least two selected referees.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Braz. J. Microbiol., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, bibliographical references and strips.
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Vol. 48. Num. 4. October - December 2017 Pages 607-822
Genome Announcements
Complete genome sequence of a phthalic acid esters degrading Mycobacterium sp. YC-RL4
Lei Ren, Shuanghu Fan, Junhuan Wang, Nahurira Ruth, Cheng Qiao, Yang Jia, Yanchun Yan
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:607-9
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Draft genome sequence of Bradyrhizobium manausense strain BR 3351T, an effective symbiont isolated from Amazon rainforest
Jean Luiz Simões-Araújo, Norma Gouvêa Rumjanek, Gustavo Ribeiro Xavier, Jerri Édson Zilli
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:610-1
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Draft genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. strain F1, a potential source for glycoside hydrolases isolated from Brazilian soil
Ricardo Rodrigues de Melo, Gabriela Felix Persinoti, Douglas Antonio Alvaredo Paixão, Fábio Márcio Squina, Roberto Ruller, Helia Harumi Sato
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:612-4
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Review
Antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: history, molecular mechanisms and epidemiological aspects of an emerging global threat
Ana Paula Ramalho da Costa-Lourenço, Késia Thaís Barros dos Santos, Beatriz Meurer Moreira, Sergio Eduardo Longo Fracalanzza, Raquel Regina Bonelli
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:617-28
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Environmental Microbiology > Research Paper
Characterization of dioxygenases and biosurfactants produced by crude oil degrading soil bacteria
Santhakumar Muthukamalam, Sivalingam Sivagangavathi, Dharmapal Dhrishya, Sadras Sudha Rani
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:637-47
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Isolation of fungi from dung of wild herbivores for application in bioethanol production
Rhulani Makhuvele, Ignatious Ncube, Elbert Lukas Jansen van Rensburg, Daniël Coenrad La Grange
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:648-55
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Promotion of iron nutrition and growth on peanut by Paenibacillus illinoisensis and Bacillus sp. strains in calcareous soil
Di Liu, Qianqian Yang, Ke Ge, Xiuna Hu, Guozhen Qi, Binghai Du, Kai Liu, Yanqin Ding
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:656-70
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Isolation and molecular characterization of Thraustochytrium strain isolated from Antarctic Peninsula and its biotechnological potential in the production of fatty acids
Esteban Caamaño, Lyliam Loperena, Ivonne Hinzpeter, Paulina Pradel, Felipe Gordillo, Gino Corsini, Mario Tello, Paris Lavín, Alex R. González
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:671-9
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Tripartite symbiosis of Sophora tomentosa, rhizobia and arbuscular mycorhizal fungi
Maíra Akemi Toma, Teotonio Soares de Carvalho, Amanda Azarias Guimarães, Elaine Martins da Costa, Jacqueline Savana da Silva, Fatima Maria de Souza Moreira
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:680-8
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Prevalence and serotype distribution of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from foods in Montevideo-Uruguay
Valeria Braga, Sylvia Vázquez, Victoria Vico, Valeria Pastorino, María Inés Mota, Marcela Legnani, Felipe Schelotto, Gustavo Lancibidad, Gustavo Varela
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:689-94
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Food Microbiology > Research Paper
Zearalenone adsorption capacity of lactic acid bacteria isolated from pigs
María F. Vega, Susana N. Dieguez, Belén Riccio, Sandra Aranguren, Antonio Giordano, Laura Denzoin, Alejandro L. Soraci, María O. Tapia, Romina Ross, Ana Apás, Silvia N. González
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:715-23
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Development of a propidium monoazide-polymerase chain reaction assay for detection of viable Lactobacillus brevis in beer
Yanlin Ma, Yang Deng, Zhenbo Xu, Junyan Liu, Jianjun Dong, Hua Yin, Junhong Yu, Zongming Chang, Dongfeng Wang
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:740-6
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Veterinary Microbiology > Research Paper
Survey of pathogens in threatened wild red-tailed Amazon parrot (Amazona brasiliensis) nestlings in Rasa Island, Brazil
Frederico Fontanelli Vaz, Patrícia Pereira Serafini, Rosangela Locatelli-Dittrich, Rafael Meurer, Edison Luiz Durigon, Jansen de Araújo, Luciano Matsumiya Thomazelli, Tatiana Ometto, Elenise Angelotti Bastos Sipinski, Rafael Meirelles Sezerban, Maria Cecília Abbud, Tânia Freitas Raso
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:747-53
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Contribution of flagella and motility to gut colonisation and pathogenicity of Salmonella Enteritidis in the chicken
Fernanda de Oliveira Barbosa, Oliveiro Caetano de Freitas Neto, Diego Felipe Alves Batista, Adriana Maria de Almeida, Marcela da Silva Rubio, Lucas Bocchini Rodrigues Alves, Rosemeire de Oliveira Vasconcelos, Paul Andrew Barrow, Angelo Berchieri Junior
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:754-9
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Captive wild birds as reservoirs of enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) and Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC)
Lilian Aparecida Sanches, Marcelo da Silva Gomes, Rodrigo Hidalgo Friciello Teixeira, Marcos Paulo Vieira Cunha, Maria Gabriela Xavier de Oliveira, Mônica Aparecida Midolli Vieira, Tânia Aparecida Tardelli Gomes, Terezinha Knobl
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:760-3
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> Short Communication
Adhesion and invasion of Clostridium perfringens type A into epithelial cells
Luis A. Llanco, Viviane Nakano, Claudia T.P. de Moraes, Roxane M.F. Piazza, Mario J. Avila-Campos
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:764-8
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Identification of co-infection by rotavirus and parvovirus in dogs with gastroenteritis in Mexico
Ariadna Flores Ortega, José Simón Martínez-Castañeda, Linda G. Bautista-Gómez, Raúl Fajardo Muñoz, Israel Quijano Hernández
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:769-73
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Clinical Microbiology > Research Paper
Production of recombinant flagellin to develop ELISA-based detection of Salmonella Enteritidis
Seyed Ali Mirhosseini, Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi, Jafar Amani, Hamid Sedighian
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:774-81
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Evaluation of a selective chromogenic medium for detecting vancomycin-resistant enterococci
Renata Oliveira Soares, Adriana Medianeira Rossato, Gustavo Enck Sambrano, Neidimar Cezar Corrêa Tolfo, Juliana Caierão, Thiago Galvão da Silva Paim, Pedro Alves d’Azevedo
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:782-4
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Combination of commercially available molecular assays and culture based methods in diagnosis of tuberculosis and drug resistant tuberculosis
Lamprini Gkaravela, Matthaios Papadimitriou-Olivgeris, Antigoni Foka, Fevronia Kolonitsiou, Anastasia Spiliopoulou, Nikolaos Charokopos, Apostolos Voulgaridis, Maria Tsiamita, Markos Marangos, Evangelos D. Anastassiou, Iris Spiliopoulou
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:785-90
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Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology > Research Paper
Inhibitor tolerance of a recombinant flocculating industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain during glucose and xylose co-fermentation
Yun-Cheng Li, Zi-Xi Gou, Ying Zhang, Zi-Yuan Xia, Yue-Qin Tang, Kenji Kida
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:791-800
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Isolation and characterization of a novel endo-β-1,4-glucanase from a metagenomic library of the black-goat rumen
Yun-Hee Song, Kyung-Tai Lee, Jin-Young Baek, Min-Ju Kim, Mi-Ra Kwon, Young-Joo Kim, Mi-Rim Park, Haesu Ko, Jin-Sung Lee, Keun-Sung Kim
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:801-8
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A novel expression vector for the secretion of abaecin in Bacillus subtilis
Li Li, Lan Mu, Xiaojuan Wang, Jingfeng Yu, Ruiping Hu, Zhen Li
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:809-14
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Bacterial and Fungal Molecular Pathogenesis > Research Paper
Roles of quorum sensing molecules from Rhizobium etli RT1 in bacterial motility and biofilm formation
Swarnita Dixit, Ramesh Chand Dubey, Dinesh Kumar Maheshwari, Prahlad Kishore Seth, Vivek K. Bajpai
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:815-21
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