Microbiology and Immunology

(The median citation count of Microbiology and Immunology is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Gold nanoparticle‐adjuvanted S protein induces a strong antigen‐specific IgG response against severe acute respiratory syndrome‐related coronavirus infection, but fails to induce protective antibodies124
Inflammasome‐associated cell death: Pyroptosis, apoptosis, and physiological implications124
Proteolytic activation of SARS‐CoV‐2 spike protein82
Effect of cinnamon essential oil on gut microbiota in the mouse model of dextran sodium sulfate‐induced colitis72
Antiviral activities of mycophenolic acid and IMD‐0354 against SARS‐CoV‐257
Animal infection models using non‐mammals37
Advances on Vibrio parahaemolyticus research in the postgenomic era31
Human immune responses elicited by an intranasal inactivated H5 influenza vaccine25
Protective effect of surfactin on copper sulfate‐induced inflammation, oxidative stress, and hepatic injury in zebrafish24
Current situation of viral hepatitis in Egypt22
Caspase‐7 mediates caspase‐1‐induced apoptosis independently of Bid21
Reduction of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus‐2 infectivity by admissible concentration of ozone gas and water20
Coprobacter secundus subsp. similis subsp. nov. and Solibaculum mannosilyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human feces19
Intracellular survival and innate immune evasion of Burkholderia cepacia: Improved understanding of quorum sensing‐controlled virulence factors, biofilm, and inhibitors15
Host innate and adaptive immunity shapes the gut microbiota biogeography14
Molecular epidemiology of clinically high‐risk Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains: Practical overview14
Genomic characterization of antibiotic resistance‐encoding genes in clinical isolates of Vibrio cholerae non‐O1/non‐O139 strains from Kolkata, India: generation of novel types of genomic island13
Biogenesis of Type V pili13
The impact of cytomegalovirus infection on clinical severity and outcomes in kidney transplant recipients with Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia12
Development of a double‐antibody sandwich ELISA for sensitive detection of Yersinia pestis12
Detection rates of periodontal bacteria and herpesviruses in different forms of periodontal disease11
Achievements in bacterial flagellar research with focus on Vibrio species11
CXC chemokine ligand 5 (CXCL5) disrupted the permeability of human brain microvascular endothelial cells via regulating p38 signal11
Oncolytic viruses: what to expect from their use in cancer treatment11
Current situation of carbapenem‐resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter in Japan and Southeast Asia10
Pathogenicity of clinical Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates from Thailand in a mouse colitis model10
Virucidal activity and the antiviral mechanism of acidic polysaccharides against Enterovirus 71 infection in vitro10
Amelioration of colitis in mice by Leuconostoc lactis EJ‐1 by M1 to M2 macrophage polarization10
Secondary streptococcal infection following influenza9
Systematic research to overcome newly emerged multidrug‐resistant bacteria9
Measuring the subgingival microbiota in periodontitis patients: Comparison of the surface layer and the underlying layers9
Azole‐resistant Aspergillus fumigatus as an emerging worldwide pathogen9
Cytokines profile in patients with acute and chronic hepatitis B infection9
Dectin‐2‐mediated signaling triggered by the cell wall polysaccharides of Cryptococcus neoformans9
The candidate vaccine strain Brucella ovisabcBA is protective against Brucella melitensis infection in mice9
Changes of frequency and expression level of CD161 in CD8+ T cells and natural killer T cells in peripheral blood of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus8
Recombinant Rv1654 protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces mitochondria‐mediated apoptosis in macrophage8
A synthetic peptide analog of in silico‐predicted immunogenic epitope unique to dengue virus serotype 2 NS1 antigen specifically binds immunoglobulin G antibodies raised in rabbits8
Rimonabant suppresses RNA transcription of hepatitis B virus by inhibiting hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α8
Subtractive proteomic analysis of antigenic extracellular proteins and design a multi‐epitope vaccine against Staphylococcus aureus8
In vitro vRNA–vRNA interactions in the H1N1 influenza A virus genome8
E190V substitution of H6 hemagglutinin is one of key factors for binding to sulfated sialylated glycan receptor and infection to chickens8
Recent advances in structural studies of the Legionella pneumophila Dot/Icm type IV secretion system7
Bacterial infections in the early period after liver transplantation in adults: A prospective single‐center cohort study7
Epidemiology and molecular characterization of chikungunya virus from human cases in North India, 20167
BUD23–TRMT112 interacts with the L protein of Borna disease virus and mediates the chromosomal tethering of viral ribonucleoproteins7
The role of C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP) in regulating macrophage polarization in RAW264.7 cells6
Molecular signatures in cetacean morbillivirus and host species proteomes: Unveiling the evolutionary dynamics of an enigmatic pathogen?6
Diversity of β‐hemolysins produced by the human opportunistic streptococci6
Oral mitis group streptococci: A silent majority in our oral cavity6
Antibacterial potential of selected phytomolecules: An experimental study6
Actinomyces capricornis sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity of a Japanese serow6
Expression of small RNAs of Bordetella pertussis colonizing murine tracheas6
TIMM29 interacts with hepatitis B virus preS1 to modulate the HBV life cycle6
16S rRNA‐based amplicon analysis of changes in the bacterial population in the lesions of papillomatous digital dermatitis in dairy cattle after topical treatment with allyl isothiocyanate6
Phocine distemper virus uses phocine and other animal SLAMs as a receptor but not human SLAM6
Prevalence and genomic characterization of Group A Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis isolated from patients with invasive infections in Toyama prefecture, Japan6
Evaluation of CHROMagar™ Candida Plus chromogenic agar for the presumptive identification of Candida auris5
An efflux inhibitor of the MacAB pump in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium5
Detection of the serological markers hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) and hepatitis B core IgM antibody (anti‐HBcIgM) in the diagnosis of acute hepatitis B virus infection after recent exposu5
Reverse genetics system for human rotaviruses5
Proteomic analysis of CHIKV‐infected human fibroblast‐like synoviocytes: Identification of host factors potentially associated with CHIKV replication and cellular pathogenesis5
Intracellular proliferation of Anaplasma phagocytophilum is promoted via modulation of endoplasmic reticulum stress signaling in host cells5
Persistence of extended‐spectrum β‐lactamase plasmids among Enterobacteriaceae in commercial broiler farms5
Functional roles of GRP78 in hepatitis B virus infectivity and antigen secretion5
Susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa veterinary isolates to Pbunavirus PB1‐like phages5
Resveratrol ameliorates thymus senescence changes in D‐galactose induced mice5
Seven years of progress in determining fungal diversity and characterization of fungi isolated from the Japanese Experiment Module KIBO, International Space Station5
A comprehensive profiling of innate immune responses in Eptesicus bat cells5
Therapeutic effect of omega‐3 fatty acids on T cell‐mediated autoimmune diseases5
Host phospholipase C‐γ1 impairs phagocytosis and killing of mycobacteria by J774A.1 murine macrophages4
Molecular characteristics of an adhesion molecule containing cholesterol‐dependent cytolysin‐motif produced by mitis group streptococci4
Hepatitis C virus, insulin resistance, and diabetes: A review4
SdsA1, a secreted sulfatase, contributes to the in vivo virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in mice4
Identification of fungi isolated from astronaut nasal and pharyngeal smears and saliva4
Probiotics as a biotherapeutics for the management and prevention of respiratory tract diseases4
Novel and classical morbilliviruses: Current knowledge of three divergent morbillivirus groups4
Targeting of neutrophil activation in the early phase of the disease for prevention of Coronavirus disease‐19 severity4
Plasmodium infection cure cycles induce modulation of conventional dendritic cells4
Antibacterial activity of phellodendron bark against Streptococcus mutans4
Translocation domain of botulinum neurotoxin A subtype 2 potently induces entry into neuronal cells4
Effects of immune checkpoint blockade on antigen‐specific CD8+ T cells for use in adoptive cellular therapy4
Crawling motility of Treponema denticola modulated by outer sheath protein4
Abiotrophia defectiva adhere to saliva‐coated hydroxyapatite beads via interactions between salivary proline‐rich‐proteins and bacterial glyceraldehyde‐3‐phosphate dehydrogenase4
Smoking enhances the expression of angiotensin‐converting enzyme 2 involved in the efficiency of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection4
Influenza A virus protein PA‐X suppresses host Ankrd17‐mediated immune responses3
Meningitis and bacteremia by nonhemolytic Group B Streptococcus strain: A whole genome analysis3
Prevalence of saliva immunoglobulin A antibodies reactive with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 among Japanese people unexposed to the virus3
Continuous prevalence of VEB‐3 extended‐spectrum β‐lactamase‐producing Aeromonas hydrophila in a local river in gifu city, Japan3
Hepatitis A virus and hepatitis E virus prevalence relates to human immunodeficiency virus infection in Japanese male blood donors3
Host response to the subtilase cytotoxin produced by locus of enterocyte effacement‐negative Shiga‐toxigenic Escherichia coli3
Vibrio cholerae toxin coregulated pilus provokes inflammatory responses in Coculture model of Caco‐2 and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) leading to increased colonization3
Identification potential epigenetic biomarkers of a human immunodeficiency virus/tuberculosis co‐infection based on weighted gene co‐expression network analysis3
Duck Tembusu virus induces stronger cellular responses than Japanese encephalitis virus in primary duck neurons and fibroblasts3
Rapid prototyping vaccine approach in mice against multi‐drug resistant Gram‐negative organisms from clinical isolates based on outer membrane vesicles3
Comprehensive characterization of sortase A‐dependent surface proteins in Streptococcus mutans3
cydA, spdC, and mroQ are novel genes involved in the plasma coagulation of Staphylococcus aureus3
A comparative study of valaciclovir, valganciclovir, and artesunate efficacy in reactivated HHV‐6 and HHV‐7 infections associated with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis3
Macrophage colony‐stimulating factor potentially induces recruitment and maturation of macrophages in recurrent pituitary neuroendocrine tumors3
Conserved immunogenic peptides of Ebola glycoprotein elicit immune response in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells3
The changes of respiratory microbiome between mild and severe asthma patients3
Expression of virulence factors under different environmental conditions in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans3
Identification of the minimum region of Bordetella pertussis Vag8 required for interaction with C1 inhibitor3
β‐Glycyrrhetinic acid inhibits the bacterial growth and biofilm formation by supragingival plaque commensals3
Downregulation of hepatitis C virus replication by miR‐196a using lentiviral vectors3
Human cytomegalovirus UL42 protein inhibits the degradation of glycoprotein B through inhibition of Nedd4 family ubiquitin E3 ligases3
Induction of antibody responses in mice immunized intranasally with Type I interferon as adjuvant and synergistic effect of chitosan3
The risk of unintentional propagation of poliovirus can be minimized by using human cell lines lacking the functional CD155 gene3
Gene expression in lung epithelial cells following interaction with Pneumocystis carinii and its specific life forms yields insights into host gene responses to infection3
Phenotypic characterization of human peripheral γδT‐cell subsets in glioblastoma2
Advances of genetic engineering in streptococci and enterococci2
Infectious sporozoite challenge modulates radiation attenuated sporozoite vaccine–induced memory CD8+ T cells for better survival characteristics2
Interaction of Escherichia coli and its culture supernatant with Vibrio vulnificus during biofilm formation2
Multiple clades of SARS‐CoV‐2 were introduced to Thailand during the first quarter of 20202
Serological survey of influenza A virus infection in Japanese wild boars (Sus scrofa leucomystax)2
Comparison of abacavir‐specific effector and proliferating functions of CD8 T cells in abacavir‐treated HIV‐1 patients2
Pneumococcal proteins ClpC and UvrC as novel host plasminogen binding factors2
Study of surface activation markers on CD3CD16+ NK cells and their correlation with clinical manifestations in children with infectious mononucleosis2
Effect of mTOR inhibitors during CMV disease in kidney transplant recipients: Results of a pilot retrospective study2
Change in membrane potential induced by streptolysin O, a pore‐forming toxin: flow cytometric analysis using a voltage‐sensitive fluorescent probe and rat thymic lymphocytes2
Nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase inhibitor is a novel therapeutic candidate in LPS‐induced neutrophil extracellular traps2
Deneddylation by SENP8 restricts hepatitis B virus propagation2
Human cytomegalovirus infection activates NLRP3 inflammasome by releasing mtDNA into the cytosol in human THP‐1 cells2
Toll‐interacting protein in the freshwater fish Labeo rohita exhibits conserved structural motifs of higher eukaryotes and is distinctly expressed in pathogen‐associated molecular pattern stimu2
Sulfated vizantin inhibits biofilm maturation by Streptococcus mutans2
Potential role of green tea amino acid l‐theanine in the activation of innate immune response by enhancing expression of cytochrome b558 responsible for the reactiv2
The landscape of extrapulmonary manifestations of human parainfluenza viruses: A systematic narrative review2
Antimicrobial resistance in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from arthropods in Gifu City, Japan2
Expression and diversity of the sialic acid–binding adhesin and its homologs associated with oral streptococcal infection2
Emergence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotype O10:K4 in Thailand2
Monoclonal antibodies against foot‐and‐mouth disease virus RNA polymerase for detection of virus infection2
Interleukin IL‐1B gene polymorphism in Tunisian patients with chronic hepatitis B infection: Association with replication levels2
Establishment of a system to quantify wild‐type herpes simplex virus–induced cell–cell fusion reveals a role of N‐glycosylation of HSV‐1 envelope glycoprotein B in cell–cell fusion2
Prospective study of ALDH1A1 gene polymorphisms associated with antituberculosis drug‐induced liver injury in western Chinese Han population2
Antimicrobial peptide HI‐3 from Hermetia illucens alleviates inflammation in lipopolysaccharide‐stimulated RAW264.7 cells via suppression of the nuclear factor kappa‐B signaling pathway2
Large‐scale investigation of zoonotic viruses in the era of high‐throughput sequencing2
Tacrolimus inhibits stress responses and hyphal formation via the calcineurin signaling pathway in Trichosporon asahii2
Establishment of monoclonal antibodies broadly neutralize infection of hepatitis B virus2
Transforming growth factor‐β promotes the function of HIV‐specific CXCR5+CD8 T cells2
Promising whole‐cell vaccines against cryptococcosis2
A retrospective study of DNA prevalence of porcine parvoviruses in Mexico and its relationship with porcinecircovirusassociated disease2
Next‐generation sequencing for typing human papillomaviruses and predicting multi‐infections and their clinical symptoms2
Immune response variations and intestinal flora changes in mastitis induced by three Streptococcus uberis strains1
Molecular characterization of rotaviruses obtained from patients with rotavirus‐associated encephalitis/encephalopathy1
SlyA regulates virulence gene expressions through activation of pchA regulatory gene in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli1
Elizabethkingia anophelis, an emerging pathogen, inhibits RAW 264.7 macrophage function1
Differential activation of innate and adaptive lymphocytes during latent or active infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis1
Coccomyxa sp.KJ extract affects the fate of T cells stimulated by toxic shock syndrome toxin‐1, a superantigen secreted by Staphylococcus aureus1
Comparison of cytokine production in mice inoculated with messenger RNA vaccines BNT162b2 and mRNA‐12731
The immunoregulatory axis (programmed death‐1/programmed death ligand‐1) on CD4+ T cells in lupus nephritis: association with vitamin D and chemokine C‐X‐C motif ligand 121
Association of the rs4143815 polymorphism of PDL1 gene with HTLV‐1 infection and proviral load in asymptomatic blood donors in northeast Iran1
Human leptospirosis in the Marche region: Over 10 years of surveillance1
Molecular characterization of infectious bronchitis virus based on RNA‐dependent RNA polymerase gene1
Telmisartan ameliorates LPS‐induced pneumonia in rats through regulation of the PPARγ/NF‐κB pathway1
Development of a novel T cell‐oriented vaccine using CTL/Th‐hybrid epitope long peptide and biodegradable microparticles, against an intracellular bacterium1
Human herpesvirus 6A U27 plays an essential role for the virus propagation1
What is the clinical impact of occult HBV infections and anti‐HBc positivity in patients with chronic hepatitis C?1
Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus among pulmonary tuberculosis patients: A cross‐sectional study1
Mannose binding lectin‐associated serine protease 2 (MASP2) gene polymorphism and susceptibility to human T‐lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV‐1) infection in blood donors from Mashhad, Iran1
The autotransporter BafA contributes to the proangiogenic potential of Bartonella elizabethae1
Ceramic absorbed with calcium bicarbonate mesoscopic crystals partially inactivate scrapie prions1
Short sequence repeats of the intergenic spacer regions of ribosomal RNA genes in Malassezia globosa and Malassezia restricta colonizing the scalps of male individuals with and without a1
Differences in the sequence of PlcR transcriptional regulator–binding site affect sphingomyelinase production in Bacillus cereus1
Viral shedding and the durability of immunoglobulin G antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 21
Hepatitis C virus genotypes in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection in southern Iran from 2016 to 20191
Neurotrophic factor levels in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid of neonates infected with human cytomegalovirus1
The Guinea pig cytomegalovirus GP119.1 gene encodes an IgG‐binding glycoprotein that is incorporated into the virion1
Epidemiological and hematological investigation of dengue virus infection1
Human serum albumin stabilizes streptolysin S activity secreted in the extracellular milieu by streptolysin S‐producing streptococci1
Chronic hepatitis C virus infection impairs natural killer cells–dendritic cells cross‐talk: An in vitro culture study1
Nationwide prevalence of Torque teno sus virus 1 and k2a in pig populations in Japan1
The relevance between anti‐rods/rings antibody and different treatment regimens in chronic hepatitis C virus infection1
Sendai virus C protein affects macrophage function, which plays a critical role in modulating disease severity during Sendai virus infection in mice1
Production of high‐titer transmission‐defective RNA virus‐based episomal vector using tangential flow filtration1
Diagnostic reference value of antibody levels measured using enzyme immunoassay for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis1
Rhodococcus equiU19 strain harbors a nonmobilizable virulence plasmid1
Detection and quantification of Epstein–Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, and human herpesvirus‐6 in stomach frozen tissue of chronic gastritis and gastric cancer patients1
ldhA‐induced persister in Escherichia coli is formed through accidental SOS response via intracellular metabolic perturbation1
Involvement of ribonuclease Y in pilus production by M49 Streptococcus pyogenes strain via modulation of messenger RNA level of transcriptional regulator1
Basic reproduction numbers of three strains of mouse hepatitis viruses in mice1
Diagnostic value of lncRNA NORAD in pulmonary tuberculosis and its regulatory role in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection of macrophages1
Inhibition of JC polyomavirus infectivity by the retrograde transport inhibitor Retro‐2.11
Effects of antibiotics on the viability of and toxin production by Clostridium botulinum1
Analysis of the upstream genetic structures of the ISEcp1blaCTX‐M transposition units in Escherichia coli isolates carrying blaCTX‐M obtained from th1
Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A virus infection in Japan: An area of very low endemicity1
High mobility group nucleosomal binding 2 reduces integrin α5/β1‐mediated adhesion of Klebsiella pneumoniae on human pulmonary epithelial cells via nuclear factor I1
Intracellular proliferation of clover yellow vein virus is unaffected by the recessive resistance gene cyv1 of Pisum sativum1
Prediction of putative epitope‐based vaccine against all corona virus strains for the Chinese population: Approach toward development of vaccine1
Immunization with autotransporter Vag8 prevents coughing induced by Bordetella pertussis infection in mice1