The Agrobiotechnology Center’s studies sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (Project Number 075-15-2019-1880)


R. Mahoney, R. Weeks, V. Chistyakov, A. Ermakov, I. Popov, D. Rudoy, A. Bren, and M.L. Chikindas. 2021. Fermented duckweed as a potential feed additive with poultry beneficial bacilli probiotics. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 13:1425-1432. doi: 10.1007/s12602-021-09794-4.

V. Kumar, B. Singh, M. van Belkum, D.B. Diep, M.L. Chikindas, A.M. Ermakov, and S.K. Tiwari. 2021. Halocins, natural antimicrobials of Archaea: Exotic or special, or both? Biotechnology Advances 53:107834. doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2021.107834.

V. Trukhachev, V.K. Chmykhalo, A.A. Belanova, D.K. Beseda, M.L. Chikindas, A.B. Bren, A.M. Ermakov, I.M. Donnik, M.M. Belousova, and P.V. Zolotukhin. 2021. Probiotic biomarkers and models upside down: from humans to animals. Veterinary Microbiology 261:109156. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2021.109156.

A. Zoghi, R. Massoud, S.D. Todorov, M.L. Chikindas, I. Popov, S. Smith, and K. Khosravi-Darani. 2021. Role of the lactobacilli in food bio-decontamination: friends with benefits. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 150:109861. doi: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2021.109861.

K.A. Demin, A.G. Refeld, A.A. Bogdanova, E.V. Prazdnova, I.V. Popov, O. Ju. Kutsevalova, A.M. Ermakov, A.B. Bren, D.V. Rudoy, V.A. Chistyakov, W. Weeks, and M.L. Chikindas. 2021.Mechanisms of Candida spp. resistance to antimycotics and promising ways to overcome it: The role of probiotics. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 13(4):926-948. doi: 10.1007/s12602-021-09776-6.

A. Algburi, H.M. Al-Hasani, T.K. Ismael, A. Abdelhameed, R. Weeks, A.M. Ermakov, M.L. Chikindas. 2021. Antimicrobial activity of Bacillus subtilis KATMIRA1933 and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens B-1895 against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms isolated from wound infection. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 13:125-134. doi: 10.1007/s12602-020-09673-4.

G. Kumar, S. Tewari, J. Tagg, M.L. Chikindas, I. Popov, and S.K. Tiwari. 2021. Can probiotics emerge as effective therapeutic agents in apical periodontitis? A Review. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 13:299-314. doi: 10.1007/s12602-021-09750-2.

I.V. Popov, A. Algburi, E.V. Prazdnova, M.S. Mazanko, V. Elisashvili, A.B. Bren, V.A. Chistyakov, E.V. Tkacheva, V.I. Trukhachev, I.M. Donnik, Y.A. Ivanov, D. Rudoy, A.M. Ermakov, R.M. Weeks, and M.L. Chikindas. 2021. A Review of the effects and production of spore-forming probiotics for poultry. Animals 11(7):1941. doi: 10.3390/ani11071941.

Donnik, I.M., Popov, Ig.V., Sereda, S.V., Popov, Il.V., Chikindas,M.L., and A. M. Ermakov. 2021. Coronavirus infections of animals: Future risks to humans. Biological Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences 48(1):26–37. 10.1134/S1062359021010052

Abdullah, A. Asghar, A. Algburi, Q. Huang, T. Ahmad, H. Zhong, H.U. Javed, A.M. Ermakov, and M.L. Chikindas. 2021. Anti-biofilm potential of Elletaria cardamomum (green cardamon) essential oil against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium JSG 1748. Frontiers in Microbiology 12:620227. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.620227.

M. Hassanpour Tazehabadi, A. Algburi, I.V. Popov, A.M. Ermakov, V.A. Chistyakov, E. Prazdnova, R. Week, and M.L. Chikindas. 2021. Probiotic bacilli inhibit Salmonella biofilm formation without killing planktonic cells. Frontiers in Microbiology 12:615328. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.615328.

S.K. Tiwari, L.M.T. Dicks, I.V. Popov, A. Karaseva, A.M. Ermakov, A. Suvorov, J.R. Tagg, R. Weeks and M.L. Chikindas. 2020. Probiotics at war against viruses: What is missing from the picture? Frontiers in Microbiology 11:1877. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.01877.

A. Algburi, S.A. Alazzawi, A.I. Ali Al-Ezzy, R. Weeks, V. Chistyakov, and M.L. Chikindas. 2020. Potential probiotics Bacillus subtilis KATMIRA1933 and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens B-1895 co-aggregate with clinical isolates of Proteus mirabilis and prevent biofilm formation. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 12:1471-1483. doi: 10.1007/s12602-020-09631-0.


N.A. Ushakova, V.G. Pravdin, L.Z. Kravtsova, S.V. Ponomarev, T.S Gridina, E.N. Ponomareva, D.V. Rudoy, and M.L. Chikindas. Complex bioactive supplements for aquaculture – Evolutionary development of probiotic concept. Accepted for publication in: Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins. doi: 10.1007/s12602-021-09835-y. 

S.D. Todorov, I.V. Ivanova, I. Popov, R. Weeks, and M.L. Chikindas. 2021. Bacillus spore-forming probiotics: benefits with concerns? Critical Reviews in Microbiology. doi:10.1080/1040841X.2021.1983517.