Microbiology

Transcriptomic evidence for involvement of reactive oxygen species in Rhizoctonia solani AG1 IA sclerotia maturation

Section Editor rating: 8 / 10

Siouxsie Wiles –– Sounds like a really interesting study to those working on plant fungal pathogens.
Epidemiology of Haemophilus parasuis isolates from pigs in China using serotyping, antimicrobial susceptibility, biofilm formation and ERIC-PCR genotyping

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Sheng Chen –– Haemophilus parasuis is a very important pathogen in animals. More studies should be encouraged in this field.
Increased chronic kidney disease development and progression in diabetic patients after appendectomy: a population-based cohort study

Editor rating: 6 / 10

Stefano Menini –– Appendectomy as a new risk factor for chronic kidney disease in diabetic patients: potential role for gut dysbiosis
Multi-omic profiling to assess the effect of iron starvation in Streptococcus pneumoniae TIGR4

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Luciana Leite –– Multi-omics is a technique that can be applied to several fields.
Cytotoxicity and antimicrobial action of selected phytochemicals against planktonic and sessile Streptococcus mutans

Section Editor rating: 6 / 10

Siouxsie Wiles –– An interesting article. There is a great need for antibacterial agents that can tackle biofilm forming organisms.
Applying fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infections (rCDI) in children

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Siouxsie Wiles –– There is huge interest in faecal transplants for treating C. dif infections and this is a good study exploring its use in children.
The global burden of HIV-1 drug resistance in the past 20 years

Editor rating: 6 / 10

Christian Althaus –– HIV drug resistance is an increasing problem in Sub-Saharan Africa, and this study furthers our understanding of the global burden of resistance.
Effects of preservation method on canine (Canis lupus familiaris) fecal microbiota

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Hauke Smidt –– Appropriate sample storage methods are crucial for the quality of derived data, and thus, this study is relevant for various fields.
Novel, non-symbiotic isolates of Neorhizobium from a dryland agricultural soil

Section Editor rating: 6 / 10

Valeria Souza –– Nitrogen fixation in dry soils is extremely important for the ecosystem, the fact that non symbiotic lineages of Rhizobiacea are capable of doing it makes all the sense giving that most deserts are not rich in temperate legumes that are the best establishing symbiotic relations with rhizobia.
Glycosylceramide modifies the flavor and metabolic characteristics of sake yeast

Editor rating: 6 / 10

Maria del Carmen Portillo –– Yeast metabolism and membrane lipids

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