streptococcus mitis

Summary

Summary: A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria commensal in the respiratory tract.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Differentiation of mutans streptococci by intact cell matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    S Rupf
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 20:267-73. 2005
  2. pmc Fitness of Streptococcus pneumoniae fluoroquinolone-resistant strains with topoisomerase IV recombinant genes
    Luz Balsalobre
    Unidad de Genetica Bacteriana, Centro Nacional de Microbiología and CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:822-30. 2008
  3. ncbi Streptococcus mitis: walking the line between commensalism and pathogenesis
    J Mitchell
    University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Mol Oral Microbiol 26:89-98. 2011
  4. pmc The genome of Streptococcus mitis B6--what is a commensal?
    Dalia Denapaite
    Department of Microbiology, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e9426. 2010
  5. pmc Detection of large numbers of pneumococcal virulence genes in streptococci of the mitis group
    Calum Johnston
    Division of Infection and Immunity, University of Glasgow, B2 28, GBRC, 120 University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2762-9. 2010
  6. ncbi Effect of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate on Streptococcus spp. biofilms
    S D'Ercole
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 52:193-200. 2011
  7. pmc Characterization of the fibrinogen binding domain of bacteriophage lysin from Streptococcus mitis
    Ho Seong Seo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Infect Immun 79:3518-26. 2011
  8. ncbi Versatility of choline metabolism and choline-binding proteins in Streptococcus pneumoniae and commensal streptococci
    Regine Hakenbeck
    Department of Microbiology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 33:572-86. 2009
  9. pmc Anti-adhesive and pro-apoptotic effects of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate on human gingival fibroblasts co-cultured with Streptococcus mitis strains
    S Zara
    Department of Drug Sciences, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int Endod J 44:1145-54. 2011
  10. ncbi Delayed diagnosis of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus mitis endocarditis following single-dose amoxicillin prophylaxis in a child
    Mary Jayne Kennedy
    Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:773-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications205 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Differentiation of mutans streptococci by intact cell matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    S Rupf
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 20:267-73. 2005
    ..mutans, Streptococcus ratti, Streptococcus sobrinus), nonmutans streptococci (Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus salivarius, and Streptococcus sanguinis), and 177 mutans streptococci isolated from saliva ..
  2. pmc Fitness of Streptococcus pneumoniae fluoroquinolone-resistant strains with topoisomerase IV recombinant genes
    Luz Balsalobre
    Unidad de Genetica Bacteriana, Centro Nacional de Microbiología and CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:822-30. 2008
    ..Cp r mutants with point mutations or with a PCR product that includes parE-QRDR-ant-parC-QRDR from a Cp r Streptococcus mitis isolate...
  3. ncbi Streptococcus mitis: walking the line between commensalism and pathogenesis
    J Mitchell
    University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Mol Oral Microbiol 26:89-98. 2011
    b>Streptococcus mitis is a viridans streptococcus and a normal commensal of the human oropharynx. However, S...
  4. pmc The genome of Streptococcus mitis B6--what is a commensal?
    Dalia Denapaite
    Department of Microbiology, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e9426. 2010
    b>Streptococcus mitis is the closest relative of the major human pathogen S. pneumoniae...
  5. pmc Detection of large numbers of pneumococcal virulence genes in streptococci of the mitis group
    Calum Johnston
    Division of Infection and Immunity, University of Glasgow, B2 28, GBRC, 120 University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2762-9. 2010
    ..In contrast, the nanA gene sequences in the pneumococcus and streptococci from the mitis group are closely clustered together, sharing 99.4 to 99.7% sequence identity with pneumococcal nanA alleles...
  6. ncbi Effect of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate on Streptococcus spp. biofilms
    S D'Ercole
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 52:193-200. 2011
    The effect of different concentrations of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA) was evaluated on biofilm formation and preformed biofilm of Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus oralis, alone or combined to each other.
  7. pmc Characterization of the fibrinogen binding domain of bacteriophage lysin from Streptococcus mitis
    Ho Seong Seo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Infect Immun 79:3518-26. 2011
    ..Platelet binding by Streptococcus mitis SF100 is mediated in part by a lysin encoded by the lysogenic bacteriophage SM1...
  8. ncbi Versatility of choline metabolism and choline-binding proteins in Streptococcus pneumoniae and commensal streptococci
    Regine Hakenbeck
    Department of Microbiology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 33:572-86. 2009
    ..CBPs also occur in closely related commensal species, Streptococcus oralis and Streptococcus mitis, and many strains of these species contain choline in their cell wall...
  9. pmc Anti-adhesive and pro-apoptotic effects of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate on human gingival fibroblasts co-cultured with Streptococcus mitis strains
    S Zara
    Department of Drug Sciences, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int Endod J 44:1145-54. 2011
    ..and observe the cellular reactions that occur during the interaction/integration between 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate/host tissue/microbial environment, in a co-culture of human gingival fibroblasts (HGF) and Streptococcus mitis strains.
  10. ncbi Delayed diagnosis of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus mitis endocarditis following single-dose amoxicillin prophylaxis in a child
    Mary Jayne Kennedy
    Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:773-6. 2004
  11. pmc Streptococcus mitis/human gingival fibroblasts co-culture: the best natural association in answer to the 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate release
    Mara Di Giulio
    Department of Drug Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    APMIS 120:139-46. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate HEMA monomeric effects on the co-culture of Streptococcus mitis and human gingival fibroblasts (HGFs). Streptococcus mitis DS12 and S...
  12. ncbi Skl, a novel choline-binding N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidase of Streptococcus mitis SK137 containing a CHAP domain
    Daniel Llull
    Departamento de Microbiologia Molecular, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Ramiro de Maeztu 9, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    FEBS Lett 580:1959-64. 2006
    The skl gene from Streptococcus mitis SK137 encodes a peptidoglycan hydrolase (Skl) that has been purified and biochemically characterized...
  13. ncbi Salivary proteins promote proteolytic activity in Streptococcus mitis biovar 2 and Streptococcus mutans
    C Kindblom
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Mol Oral Microbiol 27:362-72. 2012
    ..b>Streptococcus mitis is an early colonizer of the oral cavity whereas Streptococcus mutans represents a later colonizer...
  14. pmc Major outbreak of toxic shock-like syndrome caused by Streptococcus mitis
    Hong Zhou Lu
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:3051-5. 2003
    ..The organism was identified as Streptococcus mitis based on biochemical and 16S rRNA sequence analyses...
  15. ncbi Complete endocardial cushion defect (complete atrioventricular canal) manifested in adult life by Streptococcus mitis endocarditis of the common atrioventricular valve
    Ramesh M Gowda
    Int J Cardiol 89:109-10. 2003
  16. ncbi The microbiota on different oral surfaces in healthy children
    W Papaioannou
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:183-9. 2009
    ..Knowledge of the early oral colonization patterns could provide a better understanding of oral biofilm development and disease initiation that in turn could be the basis for early preventive programmes...
  17. ncbi The immune response of oral epithelial cells induced by single-species and complex naturally formed biofilms
    J Eberhard
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology, University Hospital Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, Gottingen 37075, Germany
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:325-30. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to test whether GECs show a differential immune response to single-species biofilms compared with multi-species biofilms...
  18. ncbi Mechanism of cell surface expression of the Streptococcus mitis platelet binding proteins PblA and PblB
    Jennifer Mitchell
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Mol Microbiol 64:844-57. 2007
    PblA and PblB are prophage-encoded proteins of Streptococcus mitis strain SF100 that mediate binding to human platelets...
  19. pmc Bacteriophage lysin mediates the binding of streptococcus mitis to human platelets through interaction with fibrinogen
    Ho Seong Seo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1001047. 2010
    ..We have previously found that platelet binding by Streptococcus mitis SF100 is mediated by surface components encoded by a lysogenic bacteriophage, SM1...
  20. ncbi The effect of mango and neem extract on four organisms causing dental caries: Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus salivavius, Streptococcus mitis, and Streptococcus sanguis: an in vitro study
    G M Prashant
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere 577 004, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Dent Res 18:148-51. 2007
    ..effects of these chewing sticks on the microorganisms Streptococcus mutans , Streptococcus salivarius , Streptococcus mitis , and Streptococcus sanguis which are involved in the development of dental caries...
  21. ncbi Microbial interactions influence inflammatory host cell responses
    I Sliepen
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 88:1026-30. 2009
    ..The beneficial species, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus salivarius, and Streptococcus sanguinis, were able to lower the IL-8 production triggered by ..
  22. pmc Genomic organization and molecular characterization of SM1, a temperate bacteriophage of Streptococcus mitis
    Ian R Siboo
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:6968-75. 2003
    The direct binding of Streptococcus mitis to human platelets is mediated in part by two proteins (PblA and PblB) encoded by a lysogenic bacteriophage (SM1). Since SM1 is the first prophage of S...
  23. ncbi Crossing the barrier: evolution and spread of a major class of mosaic pbp2x in Streptococcus pneumoniae, S. mitis and S. oralis
    Fang Chi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Kaiserslautern, Paul Ehrlich Str 23, D 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 297:503-12. 2007
    ..One widespread family of mosaic pbp2x occurred in all three distinct clusters of S. pneumoniae, Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis, documenting independent inter- and intraspecies recombination events...
  24. ncbi The acid-tolerant microbiota associated with plaque from initial caries and healthy tooth surfaces
    G Svensater
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Caries Res 37:395-403. 2003
    ..Streptococcus anginosus, Streptococcus constellatus, Streptococcus gordinii, Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus salivarius and SStreptococcus sanguis...
  25. pmc Identification of a secreted cholesterol-dependent cytolysin (mitilysin) from Streptococcus mitis
    Johanna Jefferies
    Division of Infection and Immunity, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK
    J Bacteriol 189:627-32. 2007
    We have detected a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin, which we have named mitilysin, in a small number of Streptococcus mitis isolates. We have sequenced the mitilysin gene from seven isolates of S. mitis...
  26. pmc Characterization of LytA-like N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidases from two new Streptococcus mitis bacteriophages provides insights into the properties of the major pneumococcal autolysin
    Patricia Romero
    Departmento de Microbiologia Molecular, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Ramiro de Maeztu 9, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Bacteriol 186:8229-39. 2004
    ..exhibiting a Myoviridae (phiB6) and a Siphoviridae (phiHER) morphology have been isolated from Streptococcus mitis strains B6 and HER 1055, respectively, and partially characterized...
  27. pmc Streptococcus mitis phage-encoded adhesins mediate attachment to {alpha}2-8-linked sialic acid residues on platelet membrane gangliosides
    Jennifer Mitchell
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, 94121, USA
    Infect Immun 77:3485-90. 2009
    ..Platelet binding by Streptococcus mitis strain SF100 is mediated in part by two bacteriophage-encoded proteins, PblA and PblB...
  28. ncbi A case of Streptococcus mitis endocarditis successfully treated by linezolid
    K H L Ng
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:411-3. 2005
    We report the successful treatment of infective endocarditis caused by Streptococcus mitis with linezolid in a patient with pre-existing valvular heart disease. The patient had multiple allergies to conventional antibiotics...
  29. ncbi Relations between macroscopic and microscopic adhesion of Streptococcus mitis strains to surfaces
    Virginia Vadillo-Rodriguez
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    Microbiology 150:1015-22. 2004
    ..In this study, the authors attempted to correlate microscopic adhesion of a collection of nine Streptococcus mitis strains to the negatively charged, hydrophilic silicon nitride tip of an atomic force microscope (AFM) with ..
  30. ncbi Endocarditis caused by penicillin-resistant Streptococcus mitis in a 12-year-old boy
    I Fei Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:129-32. 2002
    ..of congenital coronary arteriovenous fistula with infective endocarditis caused by penicillin-resistant Streptococcus mitis is reported...
  31. ncbi Frequent and preferential infection of Treponema denticola, Streptococcus mitis, and Streptococcus anginosus in esophageal cancers
    Michihiro Narikiyo
    Genetics Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute and Department of Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:569-74. 2004
    ..denticola), Streptococcus mitis (S. mitis), and Streptococus anginosus (S...
  32. ncbi Sites in the CH3 domain of human IgA1 that influence sensitivity to bacterial IgA1 proteases
    Bernard W Senior
    Division of Pathology and Neuroscience, University of Dundee Medical School, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom
    J Immunol 177:3913-9. 2006
    ..the metallo-IgA1 proteases of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus sanguis, and Streptococcus mitis. Substitution of the IgA1 Calpha3 domain motif Pro440 -Phe443 into the corresponding position in the ..
  33. ncbi Molecular analysis of age-related changes of Streptococcus anginosus group and Streptococcus mitis in saliva
    E Morita
    Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women s University, Nara, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 19:386-9. 2004
    ..constellatus and S. intermedius did not change. Streptococcus mitis was the predominant species in the saliva of all the age groups but, unlike the S...
  34. ncbi Role of sucrose in the fitness of Streptococcus mutans
    J Kreth
    School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:213-9. 2008
    ..The following study explores the competitiveness and fitness of S. mutans when grown with different concentrations of sucrose...
  35. ncbi Mercuric resistance genes in gram-positive oral bacteria
    Paul Stapleton
    Department of Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 236:213-20. 2004
    ..Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus mitis and a few other species had merA genes that were very similar to merA of Bacillus cereus strain RC607...
  36. ncbi [Unknown fever in a patient with implanted intracardiac lead]
    Kenichi Nakashiki
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima
    J Cardiol 49:103-5. 2007
  37. pmc Discrimination of Streptococcus pneumoniae from viridans group streptococci by genomic subtractive hybridization
    Nao Suzuki
    Department of Oral Medical Science, School of Dentistry, Tomitamachi, Koriyama, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4528-34. 2005
    ..differences between Streptococcus pneumoniae strain WU2 and the most closely related oral streptococcus, Streptococcus mitis strain 903. We identified 19 clones that contained S...
  38. ncbi [Features of oral streptococci]
    Gabriela Bancescu
    U M F Carol Davila, Bucuresti
    Bacteriol Virusol Parazitol Epidemiol 48:11-22. 2003
  39. pmc Fluorescence-based bacterial overlay method for simultaneous in situ quantification of surface-attached bacteria
    Rainer Müller
    Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2653-60. 2007
    ..Streptococcus gordonii, Streptococcus mitis, and Staphylococcus aureus were chosen as model organisms because of their differing adhesion properties ..
  40. ncbi [Analysis of oral microflora early colonized in infants]
    Jing Zou
    Dept of Pediatric Dentistry, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 22:126-8. 2004
    ..To observe the dynamic changes of oral microflora early colonized in infants...
  41. ncbi Inhibitory effects of cranberry juice on attachment of oral streptococci and biofilm formation
    A Yamanaka
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 19:150-4. 2004
    ..The present findings suggest that cranberry juice component(s) can inhibit colonization by oral streptococci to the tooth surface and can thus slow development of dental plaque...
  42. ncbi Minimum inhibitory concentration of adherence of Punica granatum Linn (pomegranate) gel against S. mutans, S. mitis and C. albicans
    Laurylene César de Souza Vasconcelos
    Departament of Clinical and Social Dentistry, Federal University of Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 17:223-7. 2006
    ..The results of this study suggest that this phytotherapeutic agent might be used in the control of adherence of different microorganisms in the oral cavity...
  43. pmc Fluoroquinolone resistance in atypical pneumococci and oral streptococci: evidence of horizontal gene transfer of fluoroquinolone resistance determinants from Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Margaret Ip
    Department of Microbiology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2690-700. 2007
    ..In addition, the fluoroquinolone resistance determinants of 32 well-characterized Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis strains from bacteremic patients were also compared...
  44. ncbi Investigation of the effect of the coronal restoration quality on the composition of the root canal microflora in teeth with apical periodontitis by means of T-RFLP analysis
    G M G Hommez
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Int Endod J 37:819-27. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of the radiographic and clinical quality of coronal restorations on the composition of the root canal flora of teeth with necrotic pulps and teeth with root fillings associated with apical periodontitis...
  45. pmc Bacteriocin (mutacin) production by Streptococcus mutans genome sequence reference strain UA159: elucidation of the antimicrobial repertoire by genetic dissection
    John D F Hale
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7613-7. 2005
    ..1914c)...
  46. pmc Interleukin 1alpha increases the susceptibility of rabbits to experimental viridans streptococcal endocarditis
    Jacob Dankert
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Infect Immun 74:947-52. 2006
    ..oralis. As with rabbits, temporary intravascular proinflammatory conditions may predispose for IE in humans at risk for this serious infection...
  47. ncbi Guiding periodontal pocket recolonization: a proof of concept
    W Teughels
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 86:1078-82. 2007
    ..The study confirmed the hypothesis and provides a proof of concept for a guided pocket recolonization (GPR) approach in the treatment of periodontitis...
  48. pmc Clonal diversity and turnover of Streptococcus mitis bv. 1 on shedding and nonshedding oral surfaces of human infants during the first year of life
    Jennifer L Kirchherr
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:1184-90. 2005
    b>Streptococcus mitis bv. 1 is a pioneer colonizer of the human oral cavity. Studies of its population dynamics within parents and their infants and within neonates have shown extensive diversity within and between subjects...
  49. ncbi Effect of a stannous fluoride dentifrice on the sulcular microbiota: a prospective cohort study in subjects with various levels of periodontal inflammation
    Supranee Benjasupattananan
    University of Berne, School of Dental Medicine, Berne, Switzerland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 3:263-72. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of an experimental 0.454% stannous fluoride (SnF2) dentifrice on the oral sulcular microbiota in patients with various stages of oral diseases using checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization...
  50. ncbi The influences of hinge length and composition on the susceptibility of human IgA to cleavage by diverse bacterial IgA1 proteases
    Bernard W Senior
    Division of Pathology and Neuroscience, University of Dundee Medical School, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom
    J Immunol 174:7792-9. 2005
    ..of the IgA1 hinge incorporated into the equivalent site in IgA1 protease-resistant IgA2, whereas those of Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis, and S. sanguis strain SK1 did not...
  51. ncbi Reduction of periodontal pathogens adhesion by antagonistic strains
    C G van Hoogmoed
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:43-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify bacterial strains that reduce adhesion of periodontopathogens to surfaces...
  52. ncbi Use of the housekeeping genes, gdh (zwf) and gki, in multilocus sequence typing to differentiate Streptococcus pneumoniae from Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis
    Margaret Ip
    Department of Microbiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:321-4. 2006
    ..and alleles from multilocus sequence typing can be used to delineate and support the identity of clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and differentiate from the closely related Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis.
  53. pmc Swabbing of waiting room magazines reveals only low levels of bacterial contamination
    Colin Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, 0167 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 55:37-9. 2005
    ..Among targeted groups of pathogens only two colonies of Staphylococcus aureus were detected. Magazines do not seem to be potentially important vectors of bacterial transfer in the setting examined...
  54. ncbi Unusual asymptomatic giant sialolith of the submandibular gland: a clinical report
    Filippo Graziani
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Oral Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 17:549-52. 2006
    ..The bacteriological exam revealed the presence of Streptococcus Mitis, Streptococcus Salivarius and non-pathogenic Neisserie. Postoperative course was uneventful...
  55. ncbi Oral streptococci exhibit diverse susceptibility to human beta-defensin-2: antimicrobial effects of hBD-2 on oral streptococci
    Eisaku Nishimura
    Department of Oral Health, National Institute of Public Health, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Microbiol 48:85-7. 2004
    ..S. mitis exhibited the lowest susceptibility to the peptide. S. mitis is a major indigenous bacterium in the oral microflora, and our results suggest that it might possess a certain resistance mechanism against hBD-2...
  56. ncbi Non-mutans streptococci in patients receiving radiotherapy in the head and neck area
    H C Tong
    Department of Cariology, Endodontology and Operative Dentistry, School of Stomatology, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Caries Res 37:261-6. 2003
    ..To study mutans and non-mutans streptococci in patients after radiotherapy of the head and neck...
  57. ncbi Stress as a determinant of saliva-mediated adherence and coadherence of oral and nonoral microorganisms
    Jos A Bosch
    Department of Dental Basic Sciences J A B, M T, K N, E C I V, A V N A, Section Oral Biochemistry, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 65:604-12. 2003
    ..Previously we reported that acute stressors cause specific changes in saliva composition. The present study investigated to what extent these changes influence saliva-mediated microbial adherence and coadherence (ex vivo)...
  58. ncbi Susceptibility of oral bacteria to Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil in vitro
    K A Hammer
    Discipline of Microbiology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 18:389-92. 2003
    ..003 to 2.0% (v/v). MIC90 values were 1.0% (v/v) for Actinomyces spp., Lactobacillus spp., Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus sanguis, and 0.1% (v/v) for Prevotella spp...
  59. ncbi Real-time interaction of oral streptococci with human salivary components
    M Kawashima
    Department of Cariology and Operative Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 18:220-5. 2003
    ..sanguis than for S. mutans (2.4 x 10-11 and 2.9 +/- 0.8 x 10-3) and Streptococcus mitis (1.3 x 10-11 and 3.5 +/- 1.3 x 10-3). However, the association equilibrium constants (8...
  60. pmc Differentiation of Streptococcus pneumoniae conjunctivitis outbreak isolates by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Yulanda M Williamson
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5891-7. 2008
    ..typeable or NT pneumococcal and streptococcal isolates (including Pnc TIGR4 and R6, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae, and Streptococcus pyogenes) and nonstreptococcal isolates (including ..
  61. ncbi A quantitative approach to the effectiveness of ozone against microbiota organisms colonizing toothbrushes
    Eugenia Bezirtzoglou
    Democritus University of Thrace, Faculty of Agricultural Development, Department of Food Science and Technology, Laboratory of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Hygiene, Orestiada, Greece
    J Dent 36:600-5. 2008
    ..This can represent a possible cause of infection or reinfection. In this study, the ozone experimental effect upon toothbrushes microflora was estimated microbiologically before and after saturation with ozone gas...
  62. ncbi NO synthesis in human saliva
    C A Palmerini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche e Biotecnologie Molecolari, Via del Giochetto, Universita di Perugia, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Free Radic Res 37:29-31. 2003
    ..salivarius, S. mitis and S. bovis) isolated from saliva, may contribute to NO production in human saliva. NO formation by bacteria occurs at neutral pH values and may contribute to the antibacterial activity of saliva...
  63. ncbi The anti-adherence effect of Piper betle and Psidium guajava extracts on the adhesion of early settlers in dental plaque to saliva-coated glass surfaces
    Fathilah Abdul Razak
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Oral Sci 45:201-6. 2003
    ..It is therefore suggested that the plant extracts, in expressing their anti-adherence activities, could have altered the hydrophobic nature of the bonding between the bacteria and the saliva-coated glass surfaces...
  64. ncbi Homograft valve repair for recurrent prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Richard Lee
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:725-7. 2003
  65. ncbi Effect of medium composition on the susceptibility of oral streptococci to mercuric chloride
    Rachel Pike
    Department of Microbiology, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, 256 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK
    Curr Microbiol 45:272-6. 2002
    ..Mueller-Hinton (without blood) appeared to be the most suitable medium for isolating Hg-resistant oral streptococci...
  66. ncbi Phenotypic and molecular characterization of macrolide and streptogramin resistance in Streptococcus mitis from neutropenic patients
    Wafa Achour
    Laboratoire du Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, 1006 Tunis, Tunisia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:117-21. 2004
    To determine the prevalence of macrolide and streptogramin resistance in Streptococcus mitis isolates from neutropenic patients and to identify mechanisms of macrolide and streptogramin resistance in resistant isolates.
  67. ncbi [Undetected hypopharyngeal perforation with deep neck abscess and mediastinitis due to transesophageal echocardiography]
    K W G Eichhorn
    Universitätsklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde und Poliklinik, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg
    HNO 51:903-7. 2003
    ..Pathological findings as well as diagnostic and therapeutic needs are demonstrated and discussed...
  68. pmc rpoB mutations in Streptococcus mitis clinical isolates resistant to rifampin
    Wafa Achour
    Laboratoire du Centre National de Greffe de Moelle Osseuse, 1006 Tunis, Tunisia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:2757-9. 2004
    Activity of rifampin against 129 Streptococcus mitis isolates obtained from patients with hematologic cancer was investigated. One hundred twenty-five strains were susceptible to rifampin, and 4 were resistant (MIC = 32 to 64 microg/ml)...
  69. ncbi Echocardiographic evidence for valvular abnormalities
    Bernhard J C J Riedel
    Department of Anesthesiology, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:549-51. 2003
  70. ncbi Streptococcus suis, Streptococcus mitis, what is the problem?
    R Kay
    Hong Kong Med J 11:321. 2005
  71. ncbi A case of delayed brain abscess due to a retained intracranial wooden foreign body: a case report and review of the last 20 years
    Y Nishio
    Department of Neurosurgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:847-50. 2004
    ..Since intracranial retained wooden foreign bodies frequently cause delayed complications of severe central nervous system infection, surgical removal is necessary even in the absence of symptoms...
  72. ncbi The effect of herbal extracts in an experimental mouthrinse on established plaque and gingivitis
    G A van der Weijden
    Department of Periodontology, ACTA, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 25:399-403. 1998
    ..minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of the following micro-organisms were tested: Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus mitis, Actynomyces viscosus, Actynomyces naeslundii, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Prevotella intermedia, ..
  73. ncbi Profile of subgingival microbiota in children with mixed dentition
    J J Kamma
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 15:103-11. 2000
    ..Streptococcus sanguis (79-70%), Streptococcus mitis (66-65%), Prevotella melaninogenica (51-57%), Eikenella corrodens (51-52%), Capnocytophaga gingivalis (46-..
  74. ncbi Assessment of the microbiota in root canals of human primary teeth by checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization
    Denise Belucio Ruviére
    Department of Pediatric Clinics, Preventive and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirãvo Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Dent Child (Chic) 74:118-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate in vivo the prevalence of microorganisms in root canals of human primary teeth, by checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization...
  75. ncbi Odontogenic bacteria in periodontal disease and resistance patterns to common antibiotics used as treatment and prophylaxis in odontology in Spain
    J R Maestre
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital Central de la Defensa Gomez Ulla, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 20:61-7. 2007
    ..A total of 261 isolates were identified: 72.9% patients had Streptococcus oralis; 70.8% Streptococcus mitis; 60.4% Prevotella buccae; 39.6% Prevotella denticola; 37.5% Fusobacterium nucleatum; 35...
  76. ncbi Correlations between bacterial levels in autologous subgingival plaque and saliva of adult Sudanese
    Ismail A Darout
    Institute of Odontology and Oral Microbiology, Faculty of Dentistry, and Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Clin Oral Investig 6:210-6. 2002
    ..01). Porphyromonas gingivalis, Fusobacterium nucleatum, S. sputigena, S. sanguis, and Streptococcus mitis demonstrated significant ( P< or =0.05) positive correlations between their levels in plaque and saliva...
  77. pmc groESL sequence determination, phylogenetic analysis, and species differentiation for viridans group streptococci
    Lee Jene Teng
    School of Medical Technology Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3172-8. 2002
    ..and the near full-length sequence of the groESL genes of Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus bovis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus oralis, and Streptococcus salivarius were determined...
  78. pmc Humoral immunity to commensal oral bacteria in human infants: salivary secretory immunoglobulin A antibodies reactive with Streptococcus mitis biovar 1, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus mutans, and Enterococcus faecalis during the first two years of li
    M F Cole
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Infect Immun 67:1878-86. 1999
    Secretory immunoglobulin A (SIgA) antibodies reactive with the pioneer oral streptococci Streptococcus mitis biovar 1 and Streptococcus oralis, the late oral colonizer Streptococcus mutans, and the pioneer enteric bacterium Enterococcus ..
  79. ncbi Tigecycline (GAR-936) activity against Streptococcus gallolyticus (bovis) and viridans group streptococci
    Gary J Moet
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:333-6. 2007
    ..100 isolates each of Streptococcus anginosus, Streptococcus constellatus, Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus sanguis, and fewer strains of S...
  80. ncbi Extensive variation in the ddl gene of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae results from a hitchhiking effect driven by the penicillin-binding protein 2b gene
    M C Enright
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 16:1687-95. 1999
    ..ligase, was sequenced from 566 isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and single isolates of Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis. The 52 alleles found among the S. pneumoniae isolates fell into two groups...
  81. ncbi Cross-reactivity between human sialyl Lewis(x) oligosaccharide and common causative oral bacteria of infective endocarditis
    K Hirota
    Department of Microbiology, Tokushima University, School of Dentistry, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 12:159-64. 1995
    ..mAb SNH-3 reacted strongly with whole cells of oral bacteria: Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus constellatus, Streptococcus anginosus, ..
  82. ncbi Identification of clinically relevant viridans streptococci by analysis of transfer DNA intergenic spacer length polymorphism
    Y De Gheldre
    Department of Microbiology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 49:1591-8. 1999
    ..specific and distinct tDNA patterns: Streptococcus cristatus, Streptococcus gordonii, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus sanguinis, Streptococcus parasanguinis, Streptococcus anginosus, ..
  83. ncbi Bacteriostatic effect of Piper betle and Psidium guajava extracts on dental plaque bacteria
    A R Fathilah
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Pak J Biol Sci 12:518-21. 2009
    ..Streptococcus sanguinis, Streptococcus mitis and Actinomyces sp. were cultured in Brain Heart Infusion (BHI) in the presence and absence of the extracts...
  84. ncbi Purification and structure characterization of the active component in the pneumococcal 22F polysaccharide capsule used for adsorption in pneumococcal enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays
    Ian Chr Skovsted
    Division of Microbiology and Diagnostics, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Vaccine 25:6490-500. 2007
    ..Structures of two cell wall-associated polysaccharides of a Streptococcus mitis biovar 1 strain...
  85. ncbi An analysis of the subgingival microflora in randomly selected subjects
    P N Papapanou
    Departments of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, , Sweden
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 8:24-9. 1993
    ..positive for Campylobacter rectus, 80% for Fusobacterium nucleatum, 77% for Streptococcus sanguis, 72% for Streptococcus mitis, 66% for Eikenella corrodens, 58% for Prevotella intermedia, 32% for Capnocytophaga, 27% for Selenomonas, ..
  86. ncbi Enumeration of subgingival species on primary isolation plates using colony lifts
    M Gunaratnam
    Forsyth Dental Center, Boston
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 7:14-8. 1992
    ..Cross-reactions were not observed for 13/14 probes, but 2 strains of Streptococcus mitis reacted with the probe to Streptococcus sanguis II...
  87. ncbi The bacteriology of the supragingival plaque of child dental patients in Kuwait
    N O Salako
    Department of Preventive and Developmental Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, 13110 Safat, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 13:191-5. 2004
    ..To investigate the bacterial flora of the gingival plaques of pediatric dental patients in order to establish baseline data for future studies on the complex microbiota of the oral cavity of this group of child dental patients...
  88. pmc A comprehensive genetic study of streptococcal immunoglobulin A1 proteases: evidence for recombination within and between species
    K Poulsen
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Infect Immun 66:181-90. 1998
    ..immunoglobulin A1 (IgA1) protease genes (iga) of strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus mitis, and Streptococcus sanguis was carried out to obtain information on the structure, polymorphism, and ..
  89. ncbi Autolysin-targeted LightCycler assay including internal process control for detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae DNA in clinical samples
    Carmen L Sheppard
    Respiratory and Systemic Infection Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Central Public Health Laboratory, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HT, UK
    J Med Microbiol 53:189-95. 2004
    ..pneumoniae and atypical Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis strains known to contain the lytA gene...
  90. ncbi Breakthrough in penicillin resistance? Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates with penicillin/cefotaxime MICs of 16 mg/L and their genotypic and geographical relatedness
    Francisco Soriano
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:1234-40. 2008
    ..Nine isolates were from Romania (9/162; 5.56%) and two from Poland (2/305; 0.66%)...
  91. ncbi A retrospective investigation of advanced periodontal disease as a risk factor for septicemia in hematopoietic stem cell and bone marrow transplant recipients
    Sunday O Akintoye
    Clinical Research Core and Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research NIDCR, National Institute of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD, 20892 4320 USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:581-8. 2002
    ..The primary aim of the present study was to determine impact of chronic periodontitis, as measured by radiographic alveolar bone loss, on septicemia and transplant mortality...
  92. ncbi Interactions between salivary Bifidobacterium adolescentis and other oral bacteria: in vitro coaggregation and coadhesion assays
    Seiji Nagaoka
    Food Science Institute, Meiji Dairies Corporation, Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 281:183-9. 2008
    ..OLB6410 isolated from the saliva of healthy humans did not coaggregate with Actinomyces naeslundii JCM8350, Streptococcus mitis OLS3293, Streptococcus sanguinis JCM5708, Veillonella parvula ATCC17745 or Porphyromonas gingivalis OB7124, ..
  93. pmc Identification of clinically relevant nonhemolytic Streptococci on the basis of sequence analysis of 16S-23S intergenic spacer region and partial gdh gene
    Xiaohui Chen Nielsen
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 47:932-9. 2009
    ..b>Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae could not be unambiguously discriminated by sequence ..
  94. pmc Genetic relationships between clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus oralis, and Streptococcus mitis: characterization of "Atypical" pneumococci and organisms allied to S. mitis harboring S. pneumoniae virulence factor-encoding genes
    A M Whatmore
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 68:1374-82. 2000
    ..human pathogen, is traditionally distinguished from the most closely related oral streptococcal species Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus oralis on the basis of three differentiating characteristics: optochin susceptibility, ..
  95. ncbi Antibacterial activity of the essential oil from Rosmarinus officinalis and its major components against oral pathogens
    Wagner A Bernardes
    Universidade de Franca, Av Dr Armando Salles de Oliveira, 201 Parque Universitário, Franca SP, CEP 14404 600, Brazil
    Z Naturforsch C 65:588-93. 2010
    ..as well as of its major constituents was tested against the following microorganisms: Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus sanguinis, Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus sobrinus, and Enterococcus faecalis, ..
  96. pmc Mutations in the tacF gene of clinical strains and laboratory transformants of Streptococcus pneumoniae: impact on choline auxotrophy and growth rate
    Ana Gonzalez
    Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas and CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Ramiro de Maeztu 9, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Bacteriol 190:4129-38. 2008
    ..S. Kharat, A. Eberhardt, A. Tomasz, and W. Vollmer, J. Bacteriol. 189:7105-7111, 2007). We now report that Streptococcus mitis can grow in choline-free medium, as previously illustrated for Streptococcus oralis...
  97. pmc Bacterial 16S sequence analysis of severe caries in young permanent teeth
    Erin L Gross
    Division of Oral Biology, The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4121-8. 2010
    ..acid producers observed at high levels in these subjects included strains of Selenomonas, Neisseria, and Streptococcus mitis. Propionibacterium FMA5 was significantly associated with caries progression but was not found at high ..
  98. ncbi [Clinical results of resection arthroplasty for infected shoulder arthroplasty]
    C Maynou
    service de chirurgie orthopédique A, Hopital Salengro, CHRU de Lille, 2 Avenue Oscar Lambret, 59037 Lille Cedex
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 92:567-74. 2006
    ..We evaluated the mid-term clinical outcome after resection arthroplasty for the treatment of infected shoulder arthroplasty...
  99. pmc Allelic variation of polymorphic locus lytB, encoding a choline-binding protein, from streptococci of the mitis group
    Miriam Moscoso
    Departamento de Microbiologia Molecular, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Ramiro de Maeztu 9, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:8706-13. 2005
    ..various serotypes and from 13 additional streptococci of the mitis group (12 atypical pneumococci and the Streptococcus mitis type strain) were sequenced...
  100. ncbi Mosaic pbpX genes of major clones of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae have evolved from pbpX genes of a penicillin-sensitive Streptococcus oralis
    C Sibold
    Max Planck Institut fur Molekulare Genetik, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 12:1013-23. 1994
    ..20% from pbpX of penicillin-sensitive pneumococci, and a central sequence block of a mosaic pbpX gene of Streptococcus mitis strain NCTC 10712. In contrast, it differed by only 2-4% of the 1 to 1...
  101. ncbi Characterisation of viridans group streptococci with different levels of Tet(M)-mediated tetracycline resistance
    Paul Stapleton
    Department of Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:439-43. 2004
    Streptococcus oralis 264-3, Streptococcus mitis 254-1 and S...

Research Grants10

  1. ORAL MUCOSA MICROBIOTA IN HEALTH, CANCER & MUCOSITIS
    Donna Mager; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Detection on unusual microbial shifts in mucositis might suggest possible routes to minimizing this condition. ..
  2. Streptococcal genomics and pathogenesis
    Todd Kitten; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. AMYLASE BINDING STREPTOCOCCI, DENTAL PLAQUE AND CARIES
    FRANK ANDREW SCANNAPIECO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..proteins (ABPs) [AbpA (20-kDa) and AbpB (82-kDa) of Streptococcus gordonii, and AbpC (36 kDa) of Streptococcus mitis]. The binding of amylase to these bacteria is dependent only on AbpA in S...
  4. Recombinant streptococcus mitis vaccine technology against HIV and other diseases
    Mark Cayabyab; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will engineer the pioneer Streptococcus mitis oral bacterium to create a safe and effective recombinant vaccine vector against infant and adult AIDS...
  5. WHOLE GENOME SHOTGUN SEQUENCING OF STREPTOCOCCUS MITIS
    Herve Tettelin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..the Investigator?s Abstract): The goal is to determine the complete genome sequence of the type strain of Streptococcus mitis, the predominant pioneer colonizer of tooth surfaces, and thus an initiator of dental plaque formation ..
  6. Streptococcal virulence factors in extra-oral disease
    Todd Kitten; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We also expect the study to examine virtually all potential vaccine candidates in S. sanguis and to identify those that are most promising. ..
  7. Antimicrobial Lipids within the Oral Cavity
    PHILIP WESLEY WERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Biofilm growth and detachment of an oral pathogen
    Jeffrey Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. SALIARY IMMUNE RESPONSE TO COMMENSAL ORAL BACTERIA
    Michael Cole; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work should provide important information concerning colonization of the human mouth by pioneer bacteria and may demonstrate the ability of SIgA to influence the presence of specific bacterial clones. ..
  10. Interspecies Streptococcal Antagonisms in Oral Biofilms
    Jens Kreth; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..mutans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..