Microbiology and Immunology

(The TQCC of Microbiology and Immunology is 3. 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
Molecular epidemiology of clinically high‐risk Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains: Practical overview14
Host innate and adaptive immunity shapes the gut microbiota biogeography14
Biogenesis of Type V pili13
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
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
Oncolytic viruses: what to expect from their use in cancer treatment11
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
Amelioration of colitis in mice by Leuconostoc lactis EJ‐1 by M1 to M2 macrophage polarization10
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
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
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
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
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
BUD23–TRMT112 interacts with the L protein of Borna disease virus and mediates the chromosomal tethering of viral ribonucleoproteins7
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Influenza A virus protein PA‐X suppresses host Ankrd17‐mediated immune responses3
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
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
Duck Tembusu virus induces stronger cellular responses than Japanese encephalitis virus in primary duck neurons and fibroblasts3
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
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
Expression of virulence factors under different environmental conditions in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans3