Brazilian Journal of Microbiology Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
Current number
April - June 2017
Vol. 48. Num. 2.
Pages 187-390

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. 2. April - June 2017 Pages 187-390
Genome Announcements
Draft genome sequence of a caprolactam degrader bacterium: Pseudomonas taiwanensis strain SJ9
Sung-Jun Hong, Gun-Seok Park, Abdur Rahim Khan, Byung Kwon Jung, Jae-Ho Shin
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:187-8
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Draft genome sequence of a GES-5-producing Serratia marcescens isolated in southern Brazil
Carolina Silva Nodari, Marina Siebert, Ursula da Silveira Matte, Afonso Luís Barth
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:191-2
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Genome sequencing of four strains of Phylotype I, II and IV of Ralstonia solanacearum that cause potato bacterial wilt in India
Virupaksh U. Patil, Vanishree Girimalla, Vinay Sagar, Rajinder Singh Chauhan, Swarup Kumar Chakrabarti
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:193-5
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Clinical Microbioloy > ReviewMedical Microbiology > Research Paper
Oral phaeohyphomycosis in a patient with squamocellular carcinoma of the lip: second case report
Suanni Lemos de Andrade, André Ferraz Goiana Leal, Armando Marsden Lacerda Filho, Danielle Patrícia Cerqueira Macêdo, Maria do Carmo Carvalho de Abreu e Lima, Rejane Pereira Neves
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:208-10
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Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: association with virulence genes and biofilm formation
Iara Rossi Gonçalves, Raquel Cristina Cavalcanti Dantas, Melina Lorraine Ferreira, Deivid William da Fonseca Batistão, Paulo Pinto Gontijo-Filho, Rosineide Marques Ribas
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:211-7
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Helicobacter pylori with East Asian-type cagPAI genes is more virulent than strains with Western-type in some cagPAI genes
Xiao-yan Yuan, Jin-Jun Yan, Ya-chao Yang, Chun-mei Wu, Yan Hu, Jian-li Geng
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:218-24
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The virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae partially depends on dprA
Yi Yu, De Chang, Huiwen Xu, Xuelin Zhang, Lei Pan, Chou Xu, Bing Huang, Hong Zhou, Jia Li, Jun Guo, Changting Liu
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:225-31
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Comparison of culture and PCR methods in the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis
Emel Ödemiş Başpınar, Saim Dayan, Muhammed Bekçibaşı, Recep Tekin, Celal Ayaz, Özcan Deveci, Salih Hoşoğlu
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:232-6
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> Short Communication
Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from blood in Rio de Janeiro displaying susceptibility profiles to non-β-lactam antibiotics
Alexandra Vidal Pedinotti Zuma, Danielle Ferreira Lima, Ana Paula D’Alincourt Carvalho Assef, Elizabeth Andrade Marques, Robson Souza Leão
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:237-41
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Modified Carba NP test for the detection of carbapenemase production in gram-negative rods: optimized handling of multiple samples
Eloiza H. Campana, Stephanie G. Chuster, Isadora R. da Silva, Raphael P. Paschoal, Raquel R. Bonelli, Beatriz M. Moreira, Renata C. Picão
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:242-5
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Industrial Microbiology > Research Paper
Analysis of microbial diversity in Shenqu with different fermentation times by PCR-DGGE
Tengfei Liu, Tianzhu Jia, Jiangning Chen, Xiaoyu Liu, Minjie Zhao, Pengpeng Liu
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:246-50
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Growth kinetic models of five species of Lactobacilli and lactose consumption in batch submerged culture
Fazlollah Rezvani, Fatemeh Ardestani, Ghasem Najafpour
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:251-8
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Bioethanol strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae characterised by microsatellite and stress resistance
Vanda Renata Reis, Ana Teresa Burlamaqui Faraco Antonangelo, Ana Paula Guarnieri Bassi, Débora Colombi, Sandra Regina Ceccato-Antonini
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:268-74
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Production of flavor compounds from olive mill waste by Rhizopus oryzae and Candida tropicalis
Onur Guneser, Asli Demirkol, Yonca Karagul Yuceer, Sine Ozmen Togay, Muge Isleten Hosoglu, Murat Elibol
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:275-85
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Production of recombinant human epidermal growth factor in Pichia pastoris
Samira Eissazadeh, Hassan Moeini, Maryam Ghandizadeh Dezfouli, Somayyeh Heidary, Rubina Nelofer, Mohd Puad Abdullah
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:286-93
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Environmental Microbiology > Research Paper
Tricalcium phosphate solubilization and nitrogen fixation by newly isolated Aneurinibacillus aneurinilyticus CKMV1 from rhizosphere of Valeriana jatamansi and its growth promotional effect
Anjali Chauhan, Shiwani Guleria, Praveen P. Balgir, Abhishek Walia, Rishi Mahajan, Preeti Mehta, Chand Karan Shirkot
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:294-304
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Phenol degradation and genotypic analysis of dioxygenase genes in bacteria isolated from sediments
Mengyang Tian, Dongyun Du, Wei Zhou, Xiaobo Zeng, Guojun Cheng
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:305-13
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Oxidative stress and antioxidant response in a thermotolerant yeast
Jorge A. Mejía-Barajas, Rocío Montoya-Pérez, Rafael Salgado-Garciglia, Leopoldo Aguilera-Aguirre, Christian Cortés-Rojo, Ricardo Mejía-Zepeda, Melchor Arellano-Plaza, Alfredo Saavedra-Molina
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:326-32
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Dark septate endophyte decreases stress on rice plants
Silvana Gomes dos Santos, Paula Renata Alves da Silva, Andres Calderin Garcia, Jerri Édson Zilli, Ricardo Luis Louro Berbara
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:333-41
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Changes in the microbial community during bioremediation of gasoline-contaminated soil
Aline Jaime Leal, Edmo Montes Rodrigues, Patrícia Lopes Leal, Aline Daniela Lopes Júlio, Rita de Cássia Rocha Fernandes, Arnaldo Chaer Borges, Marcos Rogério Tótola
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:342-51
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Food Microbiology > Research Paper
Predictive modeling of Pseudomonas fluorescens growth under different temperature and pH values
Letícia Dias dos Anjos Gonçalves, Roberta Hilsdorf Piccoli, Alexandre de Paula Peres, André Vital Saúde
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:352-8
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Production of docosahexaenoic acid by Aurantiochytrium sp. ATCC PRA-276
Valcenir Júnior Mendes Furlan, Victor Maus, Irineu Batista, Narcisa Maria Bandarra
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:359-65
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Veterinary Microbiology > Research Paper
Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Brazilian cattle presenting with neurological syndrome
Maira de S.N. Martins, Alessandra M.M.G. de Castro, Michele dos S. Lima, Vivian da S.C. Pinto, Thaís G. da Silva, Claudia Del Fava, Claudio Regis Depes, Liria H. Okuda, Edviges M. Pituco
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:366-72
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High frequency of hepatitis E virus infection in swine from South Brazil and close similarity to human HEV isolates
Ana Maria Passos-Castilho, Celso Francisco Hernandes Granato
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:373-9
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Genetics and Molecular Microbiology > Research Paper
Genome-wide gene expression patterns in dikaryon of the basidiomycete fungus Pleurotus ostreatus
Tianxiang Liu, Huiru Li, Yatong Ding, Yuancheng Qi, Yuqian Gao, Andong Song, Jinwen Shen, Liyou Qiu
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:380-90
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