Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 419549, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/419549
Research Article

Sliding Motility, Biofilm Formation, and Glycopeptidolipid Production in Mycobacterium colombiense Strains

1Chemistry Department, Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Carrera 30, No. 45-03, Ciudad Universitaria, Bogotá, Colombia
2Computational Biology Branch, NCBI, NLM, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894-6075, USA
3Pan American Bioinformatics Institute, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia

Received 15 December 2014; Revised 15 January 2015; Accepted 16 January 2015

Academic Editor: Mehdi Mirsaeidi

Copyright © 2015 Milena Maya-Hoyos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. S. K. Field, D. Fisher, and R. L. Cowie, “Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease in patient without HIV infection,” Chest, vol. 126, no. 2, pp. 566–581, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. J. M. Vaerewijck, G. Huys, J. C. Palomino, J. Swings, and F. Portaels, “Mycobacteria in drinking water distribution systems: ecology and significance for human health,” FEMS Microbiology Reviews, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 911–934, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. E. Hagiwara, S. Komatsu, R. Nishihira, T. Shinohara, T. Baba, and T. Ogura, “Clinical characteristics and prevalence of pneumothorax in patients with pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease,” Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 588–592, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. I. Murcia, E. Tortoli, M. C. Menendez, E. Palenque, and M. J. Garcia, “Mycobacterium colombiense sp. nov., a novel member of the Mycobacterium avium complex and description of MAC-X as a new ITS genetic variant,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 2049–2054, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. E. Tortoli, L. Rindi, M. J. Garcia et al., “Proposal to elevate the genetic variant MAC-A included in the Mycobacterium avium complex, to species rank as Mycobacterium chimaera sp. nov,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 1277–1285, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. I. B. Salah, C. Cayrou, D. Raoult, and M. Drancourt, “Mycobacterium marseillense sp. nov., Mycobacterium timonense sp. nov. and Mycobacterium bouchedurhonense sp. nov.,members of the Mycobacterium avium complex,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 59, no. 11, pp. 2803–2808, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. van Ingen, M. J. Boeree, K. Kösters et al., “Proposal to elevate Mycobacterium avium complex ITS sequevar MAC-Q to Mycobacterium vulneris sp. nov,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2277–2282, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. D. Bang, T. Herlin, M. Stegger et al., “Mycobacterium arosiense sp. nov., a slowly growing, scotochromogenic species causing osteomyelitis in an immunocompromised child,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 58, part 10, pp. 2398–2402, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. Cayrou, C. Turenne, M. A. Behr, and M. Drancourt, “Genotyping of Mycobacterium avium complex organisms using multispacer sequence typing,” Microbiology, vol. 156, part 3, pp. 687–694, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. C. Smole, F. McAleese, J. Ngampasutadol, C. F. von Reyn, and R. D. Arbeit, “Clinical and epidemiological correlates of genotypes within the Mycobacterium avium complex defined by restriction and sequence analysis of hsp65,” Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 3374–3380, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. Muwonge, C. Kankya, T. B. Johansen et al., “Non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from slaughter pigs in Mubende district, Uganda,” BMC Veterinary Research, vol. 8, article 52, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. J. O. Falkinham III, “Surrounded by mycobacteria: nontuberculous mycobacteria in the human environment,” Journal of Applied Microbiology, vol. 107, no. 2, pp. 356–367, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. K. Vuorenmaa, I. B. Salah, V. Barlogis, H. Chambost, and M. Drancourt, “Mycobacterium colombiense and pseudotuberculous lymphadenopathy,” Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 618–620, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. Ó. Esparcia, F. Navarro, M. Quer, and P. Coll, “Lymphadenopathy caused by Mycobacterium colombiense,” Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 1885–1887, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. S. Cohen-Bacrie, M. David, N. Stremler, J.-C. Dubus, J.-M. Rolain, and M. Drancourt, “Mycobacterium chimaera pulmonary infection complicating cystic fibrosis: a case report,” Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 5, no. 1, article 473, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. S. Poulin, C. Corbeil, M. Nguyen et al., “Fatal Mycobacterium colombiense/cytomegalovirus coinfection associated with acquired immunodeficiency due to autoantibodies against interferon gamma: a case report,” BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 13, no. 1, article 24, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. J. Leguizamón, J. Hernández, M.-I. Murcia, and C.-Y. Soto, “Identification of potential biomarkers to distinguish Mycobacterium colombiense from other mycobacterial species,” Molecular and Cellular Probes, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 46–52, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. D. Chatterjee and K. H. Khoo, “The surface glycopeptidolipids of mycobacteria: structures and biological properties,” Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, vol. 58, no. 14, pp. 2018–2042, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. J. B. Torrelles, D. Ellis, T. Osborne et al., “Characterization of virulence, colony morphotype and the glycopeptidolipid of Mycobacterium avium strain 104,” Tuberculosis, vol. 82, no. 6, pp. 293–300, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. M. F. Thorel and H. L. David, “Specific surface antigens of SmT variants of Mycobacterium avium,” Infection and Immunity, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 438–439, 1984. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. A. Martínez, S. Torello, and R. Kolter, “Sliding motility in mycobacteria,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 181, no. 23, pp. 7331–7338, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. J. Recht, A. Martínez, S. Torello, and R. Kolter, “Genetic analysis of sliding motility in Mycobacterium smegmatis,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 182, no. 15, pp. 4348–4351, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. G. Carter, M. Wu, D. C. Drummond, and L. E. Bermudez, “Characterization of biofilm formation by clinical isolates of Mycobacterium avium,” Journal of Medical Microbiology, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 747–752, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. J. S. Schorey and L. Sweet, “The mycobacterial glycopeptidolipids: structure, function, and their role in pathogenesis,” Glycobiology, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 832–841, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. L. Pang, X. Tian, W. Pan, and J. Xie, “Structure and function of mycobacterium glycopeptidolipids from comparative genomics perspective,” Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, vol. 114, no. 8, pp. 1705–1713, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. R. Mukherjee and D. Chatterji, “Glycopeptidolipids: immuno-modulators in greasy mycobacterial cell envelope,” IUBMB Life, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 215–225, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. K. L. Horan, R. Freeman, K. Weigel et al., “Isolation of the genome sequence strain Mycobacterium avium 104 from multiple patients over a 17-year period,” Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 783–789, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. S. B. Snapper, R. E. Melton, S. Mustafa, T. Kieser, and W. R. Jacobs Jr., “Isolation and characterization of efficient plasmid transformation mutants of Mycobacterium smegmatis,” Molecular Microbiology, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 1911–1919, 1990. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. M. Radji, R. A. Agustama, B. Elya, and C. R. Tjampakasari, “Antimicrobial activity of green tea extract against isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa,” Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 663–667, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. P. Helden, T. Victor, R. Warren, and E. Helden, “Isolation of DNA from Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Protocols, Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, USA, 2001. View at Google Scholar
  31. J. C. van Kessel, L. J. Marinelli, and G. F. Hatfull, “Recombineering mycobacteria and their phages,” Nature Reviews Microbiology, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 851–857, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. N. M. Parrish, C. G. Ko, J. D. Dick, P. B. Jones, and J. L. E. Ellingson, “Growth, Congo Red agar colony morphotypes and antibiotic susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis.,” Clin Med Res, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 107–114, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. T. Tugrul and E. Cansunar, “Detecting surfactant-producing microorganisms by the drop-collapse test,” World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 21, no. 6-7, pp. 851–853, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. D. K. Jain, D. L. Collins-Thompson, H. Lee, and J. T. Trevors, “A drop-collapsing test for screening surfactant-producing microorganisms,” Journal of Microbiological Methods, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 271–279, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. M. Muñoz, M.-A. Lanéelle, M. Luquin et al., “Occurrence of an antigenic triacyl trehalose in clinical isolates and reference strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol. 157, no. 2, pp. 251–259, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. M. González-Pérez, M. I. Murcia, D. Landsman, I. K. Jordan, and L. Marinõ-Ramírez, “Genome sequence of the Mycobacterium colombiense type strain, CECT 3035,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 193, no. 20, pp. 5866–5867, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  37. J. C. Betts, P. T. Lukey, L. C. Robb, R. A. McAdam, and K. Duncan, “Evaluation of a nutrient starvation model of Mycobacterium tuberculosis persistence by gene and protein expression profiling,” Molecular Microbiology, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 717–731, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. W. W. Barrow and P. J. Brennan, “Isolation in high frequency of rough variants of Mycobacterium intracellulare lacking C-mycoside glycopeptidolipid antigens,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 150, no. 1, pp. 381–384, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. W. Costerton, R. Veeh, M. Shirtliff, M. Pasmore, C. Post, and G. Ehrlich, “The application of biofilm science to the study and control of chronic bacterial infections,” Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol. 112, no. 10, pp. 1466–1477, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  40. J. Recht and R. Kolter, “Glycopeptidolipid acetylation affects sliding motility and biofilm formation in Mycobacterium smegmatis,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 183, no. 19, pp. 5718–5724, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  41. T. M. Eckstein, F. S. Silbaq, D. Chatterjee, N. J. Kelly, P. J. Brennan, and J. T. Belisle, “Identification and recombinant expression of a Mycobacterium avium rhamnosyltransferase gene (rtfA) involved in glycopeptidolipid biosynthesis,” Journal of Bacteriology, vol. 180, no. 21, pp. 5567–5573, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  42. J. N. Maslow, V. R. Irani, S.-H. Lee, T. M. Eckstein, J. M. Inamine, and J. T. Belisle, “Biosynthetic specificity of the rhamnosyltransferase gene of Mycobacterium avium serovar 2 as determined by allelic exchange mutagenesis,” Microbiology, vol. 149, no. 11, pp. 3193–3202, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus