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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

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Evolutionary genomics of Staphylococcus aureus : Insights into the origin of methicillin-resistant strains and the toxic shock syndrome epidemic

A key feature of medical microbiology is that significant variation exists in gene content among strains of several pathogenic bacterial species. In 36 strains of divergent clonal lineages, including methicillin-resistant strains and organisms that cause toxic shock syndrome, a DNA microarray representing > 90% of the S. aurus genome was used to determine genetic diversity, evolutionary history, and virulence gene expression. S. aurochiens genetic variation is extremely extensive, with 22 percent of the genome made up of dispensable genetic material in around 22%. We discover that lateral gene exchange has played a vital role in the origins of S. auduus. At least five times, the mec gene has been transferred horizontally to different S. aurochomo species strains, proving that methicillin-resistant strains have evolved multiple times rather than from a single ancestral strain.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.161098098


Phagocyte Activity in Response to Exposure to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains

In reaction to MRSA, the proportion of neutrophils involved in phagocytosis and the average number of bacteria living inside the cells has increased relative to those in sensitive strains. The phagocytic index is elevated in monocytes with CD14+CD16 phenotype in reaction to MRSA exposure. Low CD16+ and CD14+ at the same time. However, phagocytic number in non-classic monocyte populations is also higher. In addition, it should be noted that the classical monocyte CD14+CD16 tends to be activated faster in response to MRSA, but phagocytosis efficiency is reduced. In addition, blood eosinophils who are also vigilant against MRSA. During MRSA induction, mutations in the functional activity of neutrophilic granulocytes, monocytes, and eosinophils in peripheral blood were discovered. As a result of acquired resistance to antibiotics, the bacterial receptor apparatus adapts as a result of the change of the cellular wall.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.37489/0235-2990-2022-67-1-2-4-8


Phagocytic activity of blood monocytes in response to methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus

A new research was conducted to determine the phagocytic activity of blood monocytes of various phenotypes exposed to MRSA and MSSA strains. Index of activation in response to MRSA exposure was reduced by 1. 1-fold in comparison to MSSA exposure, which was confirmed by the reduced release of reactive oxygen species from monocytes in response to MRSA exposure. MRSA vs. MSSA had a significantly elevated phagocytic number and concomitantly reduced phagocytic index, according to an investigation. In reaction to MRSA vs. MSSA, an increased phagocytic index was found on CD14+CD16+CD16+ monocyte subsets, as well as 3-fold for CD14+CD16+ monocyte subsets, as well as 3-fold for CD14+CD16+ monocyte subsets. We found that CD14+CD16+ monocytes became more rapidly activated and displayed greater phagocytosis, but not enough phagocytosis, according to CD14+CD16+ and CD14+ monocytes, who were more slowly activated and displayed greater phagocytosis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.15789/2220-7619-pao-1181


Cytotoxic Activity and Antibiofilm Efficacy of Biosynthesized Silver Nanoparticles against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains Colonizing Cell Phones

Compared to chemical or physical process, the desire for green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles has risen significantly. Here we carried out an extracellular synthesis of silver nanoparticles using dried orange peel extract. Our findings revealed anticancer activity of biogenic silver NPs against the B16 melanoma cell line with an IC50 value of 25 g/ml. Moreover, the AgNPs demonstrated potent antibiofilm activity against MRSA strains, with the percent biofilm destruction rate approaching 80%.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/9410024

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