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Applied Microbiology Mini-Reviews

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Mini-reviews are summaries of recent insights or advances in specific research areas within the scope of AMB Express. A key aim of Mini-reviews is to evaluate recent progress in a specific field, put research findings published in the preceding years into context and explain future directions for research as appropriate. Mini-reviews are usually commissioned and are usually based on one or more recently published articles interesting enough to warrant a short commentary. For more guidance about submission, please refer to the submission guidelines. If you are interested in submitting a mini-review not previously commissioned, please get in touch with the journal Editors to discuss the topic and further details.

This collection features all the mini-reviews published in AMB Express and provides a great account of important issues in the field of applied and industrial microbiology.

  1. This experiment aimed to investigate the impact of malic acid (MA) and citric acid (CA) on the nutritional composition, fermentation quality, rumen degradation rate, and microbial diversity of a mixture of app...

    Authors: Chao Zhao, Yue Li, Qiong Chen, Yongqing Guo, Baoli Sun and Dewu Liu
    Citation: AMB Express 2024 14:58
  2. Coccidia of the genus Eimeria are important pathogens that cause coccidiosis in livestock and poultry. Due to the expansion of intensive farming, coccidiosis has become more difficult to control. In addition, the...

    Authors: Shiheng Li, Senyang Li, Shuaiqi Liu, Shunli Lu, Jing Li, Shuqi Cheng, Sumei Zhang, Shucheng Huang, Junqiang Li and Fuchun Jian
    Citation: AMB Express 2024 14:50
  3. It is currently unclear whether the mechanism of endophytic fungi improving the alkali tolerance of Hordeum bogdanii affects secondary metabolites. Unveiling this knowledge is crucial for understanding the tolera...

    Authors: Dan Han, Kai Wang, Feng Long, Wangbin Zhang, Xiang Yao and Shuihong Chen
    Citation: AMB Express 2022 12:73
  4. Microalgae have been used widely as a biological source for several industries, such as biofuel, pharmaceutical and food. Recently, the agricultural industry has also began using microalgae as an alternative s...

    Authors: Mayara Mari Murata, Luiz Rodrigo Ito Morioka, Josemeyre Bonifacio Da Silva Marques, Alessandra Bosso and Hélio Hiroshi Suguimoto
    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:154
  5. Antibiotics are lifesaving therapeutic drugs that have been used by human for decades. They are used both in the fight against bacterial pathogens for both human and for animal feeding. However, of recent, the...

    Authors: Lulu Yang, Ousman Bajinka, Pa Omar Jarju, Yurong Tan, Aji Mary Taal and Guven Ozdemir
    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:116
  6. Data were collected from 30 strains of Vibrio and sampled on different organs (brain, hemorrhagic site and digestive tract) of Sciaenops ocellatus infection. The results showed that the nucleotide sequences 16S r...

    Authors: Pham Thi Hai Yen, Nguyen Quang Linh and Nguyen Duy Quynh Tram
    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:4
  7. The fast evolution of surface treatments for biomedical implants and the concern with their contact with cells and microorganisms at early phases of bone healing has boosted the development of surface topograp...

    Authors: Marcel Ferreira Kunrath, Bruna Ferreira Leal, Roberto Hubler, Sílvia Dias de Oliveira and Eduardo Rolim Teixeira
    Citation: AMB Express 2019 9:51
  8. The most abundant hexuronate in plant biomass is d-galacturonate. d-Galacturonate is the main constituent of pectin. Pectin-rich biomass is abundantly available as sugar beet pulp or citrus processing waste and i...

    Authors: Joosu Kuivanen, Alessandra Biz and Peter Richard
    Citation: AMB Express 2019 9:16
  9. Mushroom supplementation is an agronomic process which consists of the application of nutritional amendments to the substrates employed for mushroom cultivation. Different nitrogen and carbohydrate rich supple...

    Authors: Jaime Carrasco, Diego C. Zied, Jose E. Pardo, Gail M. Preston and Arturo Pardo-Giménez
    Citation: AMB Express 2018 8:146
  10. Folate has gained significant attention due to its vital role in biological methylation and epigenetic machinery. Folate, or vitamin (B9), is only produced through a de novo mechanism by plants and micro-organism...

    Authors: Imtiaz Hussain Raja Abbasi, Farzana Abbasi, Lamei Wang, Mohamed E. Abd El Hack, Ayman A. Swelum, Ren Hao, Junhu Yao and Yangchun Cao
    Citation: AMB Express 2018 8:65
  11. During the transition period, fatty liver syndrome may be caused in cows undergo negative energy balance, ketosis or hypocalcemia, retained placenta or mastitis problems. During the transition stage, movement ...

    Authors: Imtiaz Hussain Raja Abbasi, Farzana Abbasi, Rab N. Soomro, Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack, Mervat A. Abdel-Latif, Wen Li, Ren Hao, Feifei Sun, Bello M. Bodinga, Khawar Hayat, Junhu Yao and Yangchun Cao
    Citation: AMB Express 2017 7:214
  12. Agricultural residues, such as lignocellulosic materials (LM), are the most attractive renewable bioenergy sources and are abundantly found in nature. Anaerobic digestion has been extensively studied for the e...

    Authors: Farrukh Raza Amin, Habiba Khalid, Han Zhang, Sajid u Rahman, Ruihong Zhang, Guangqing Liu and Chang Chen
    Citation: AMB Express 2017 7:72
  13. This article reviews the varied sources of oligosaccharides available in nature as silent health promoting, integral ingredients of plants as well as animal products like honey and milk. The article focuses on...

    Authors: Seema A. Belorkar and A. K. Gupta
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:82
  14. Microbial bioprocessing of lignocellulose to bioethanol still poses challenges in terms of substrate catabolism. The most important challenge is to overcome substrate recalcitrance and to thus reduce the numbe...

    Authors: Shahin S. Ali, Brian Nugent, Ewen Mullins and Fiona M. Doohan
    Citation: AMB Express 2016 6:13