Brazilian Journal of Microbiology Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
Current number
July - September 2017
Vol. 48. Num. 3.
Pages 391-606

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. 3. July - September 2017 Pages 391-606
Genome Announcements
Draft genome of Nocardia farcinica TRH1, a linear and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from the coast of Trindade Island, Brazil
Edmo M. Rodrigues, Pedro Marcus P. Vidigal, Victor S. Pylro, Daniel K. Morais, Laura Rabelo Leite, Luiz F.W. Roesch, Marcos R. Tótola
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:391-2
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Whole genome sequence of lactic acid bacterium Pediococcus acidilactici strain S1
Gun-Seok Park, Sung-Jun Hong, Byung Kwon Jung, Seulki Park, Hyewon Jin, Sang-Jae Lee, Jae-Ho Shin, Han-Seung Lee
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:395-6
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Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology > Research Paper
A plate method for rapid screening of Ketogulonicigenium vulgare mutants for enhanced 2-keto-l-gulonic acid production
Weichao Yang, Litao Han, Mandlaa Mandlaa, Haihong Zhang, Zhongze Zhang, Hui Xu
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:397-402
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Enhanced ethanol production at commercial scale from molasses using high gravity technology by mutant S. cerevisiae
Muhammad Arshad, Tariq Hussain, Munawar Iqbal, Mazhar Abbas
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:403-9
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New production process of the antifungal chaetoglobosin A using cornstalks
Cheng Jiang, Jinzhu Song, Junzheng Zhang, Qian Yang
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:410-8
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Cultivation of Pichia pastoris carrying the scFv anti LDL (−) antibody fragment. Effect of preculture carbon source
Cesar Andres Diaz Arias, Daniela de Araujo Viana Marques, Luciana Pellegrini Malpiedi, Andrea Queiroz Maranhão, Dulcineia Abdalla Saes Parra, Attilio Converti, Adalberto Pessoa Junior
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:419-26
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Development of a novel compound microbial agent for degradation of kitchen waste
Kaining Zhao, Rui Xu, Ying Zhang, Hao Tang, Chuanbin Zhou, Aixin Cao, Guozhu Zhao, Hui Guo
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:442-50
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Evaluation of short-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation in Bacillus aryabhattai
Aneesh Balakrishna Pillai, Arjun Jaya Kumar, Kavitha Thulasi, Harikrishnan Kumarapillai
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:451-60
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High-temperature ethanol production using thermotolerant yeast newly isolated from Greater Mekong Subregion
Atiya Techaparin, Pornthap Thanonkeo, Preekamol Klanrit
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:461-75
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Clinical Microbiology > Research Paper
In vitro antifungal activity of organic compounds derived from amino alcohols against onychomycosis
César Augusto Caneschi, Angelina Maria de Almeida, Francislene Juliana Martins, Mireille Le Hyaric, Manoel Marques Evangelista Oliveira, Gilson Costa Macedo, Mauro Vieira de Almeida, Nádia Rezende Barbosa Raposo
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:476-82
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Human leptospirosis: occurrence of serovars of Leptospira spp. in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, from 2008 to 2012
Marluce Aparecida Assunção Oliveira, Élida Aparecida Leal, Max Assunção Correia, José Carlos Serufo Filho, Ricardo Souza Dias
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:483-8
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Detection and analysis of different interactions between resistance mechanisms and carbapenems in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae
Tanise Vendruscolo Dalmolin, Bianca Vendruscolo Bianchini, Grazielle Guidolin Rossi, Ana Carolina Ramos, Ana Cristina Gales, Priscila de Arruda Trindade, Marli Matiko Anraku de Campos
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:493-8
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Prevalence, serotyping and antimicrobials resistance mechanism of Salmonella enterica isolated from clinical and environmental samples in Saudi Arabia
Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, Abdelnasser S.S. Ibrahim, Ali A. Al-Salamah, Khalid S. Almaary, Yahya B. Elbadawi
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:499-508
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Antimicrobial activity evaluation and comparison of methods of susceptibility for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Enterobacter spp. isolates
Daniele Zendrini Rechenchoski, Angélica Marim Lopes Dambrozio, Ana Carolina Polano Vivan, Paulo Alfonso Schuroff, Tatiane das Neves Burgos, Marsileni Pelisson, Marcia Regina Eches Perugini, Eliana Carolina Vespero
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:509-14
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Environmental Microbiology > Research Paper
Immobilization of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria by polyvinyl alcohol and sodium alginate
Yuwei Dong, Yanqiu Zhang, Baojun Tu
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:515-21
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Endophytic fungus Purpureocillium sp. A5 protect mangrove plant Kandelia candel under copper stress
Bin Gong, Guixiang Liu, Rquan Liao, Jingjing Song, Hong Zhang
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:530-6
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Veterinary Microbiology > Research Paper
Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from mastitis in Brazilian dairy herds
Glei A. Carvalho-Castro, Juliana R. Silva, Luciano V. Paiva, Dircéia A.C. Custódio, Rafael O. Moreira, Glaucia F. Mian, Ingrid A. Prado, Antônio Chalfun-Junior, Geraldo M. Costa
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:551-9
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Molecular characterization of ureaplasmas isolated from reproductive tract of goats and sheep from Brazil
Rosângela C. Oliveira, Maurício Yamaguti, Lucas M. Marques, Melissa Buzinhani, Huber Rizzo, Enoch Brandão de Souza Meira-Junior, Ana Márcia S. Guimarães, Lilian Gregory, Jorge Timenetsky
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:560-5
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Short interfering RNAs targeting a vampire-bat related rabies virus phosphoprotein mRNA
Ekaterina Alexandrovna Durymanova Ono, Sueli Akemi Taniwaki, Paulo Brandão
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:566-9
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> Short Communication
Mapping of the continuous epitopes displayed on the Clostridium perfringens type D epsilon-toxin
Guilherme Guerra Alves, Ricardo Andrez Machado-de-Ávila, Carlos Delfin Chávez-Olórtegui, Rodrigo Otávio Silveira Silva, Francisco Carlos Faria Lobato
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:570-5
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Food Microbiology > Research Paper
Technology and safety assessment for lactic acid bacteria isolated from traditional Bulgarian fermented meat product “lukanka”
Svetoslav Dimitrov Todorov, Saso Stojanovski, Ilia Iliev, Penka Moncheva, Luis Augusto Nero, Iskra Vitanova Ivanova
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:576-86
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Growth, viability and architecture of biofilms of Listeria monocytogenes formed on abiotic surfaces
Fernanda Barbosa dos Reis-Teixeira, Virgínia Farias Alves, Elaine Cristina Pereira de Martinis
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:587-91
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Fermentation process for production of apple-based kefir vinegar: microbiological, chemical and sensory analysis
Roberta Oliveira Viana, Karina Teixeira Magalhães-Guedes, Roberto Alves Braga, Disney Ribeiro Dias, Rosane Freitas Schwan
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:592-601
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Bacterial and Fungal Molecular Pathogenesis > Short Communication
Pectin lyase overproduction by Penicillium griseoroseum mutants resistant to catabolite repression
Juliana Oliveira Lima, Jorge Fernando Pereira, Elza Fernandes de Araújo, Marisa Vieira de Queiroz
Braz J Microbiol 2017;48:602-6
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