Microbiome digest, November 6, 2014

I won’t have much time for the blog in the coming weeks (my paid job is more important!), so I won’t be doing much formatting – just giving you the links and titles. I hope that is OK!

Pregnancy and birth microbiome

Exploring preterm birth as a polymicrobial disease: An overview of the uterine microbiome – Matthew S. Payne and Sara Bayatibojakhi – Frontiers in Immunology
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/120834/abstract

Genital tract microbial isolate in women with preterm pre-labour rupture of membranes in resource-constrained community setting – G. U. Eleje – Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/01443615.2014.970145

The Same Microbiota and a Potentially Discriminant Metabolome in the Saliva of Omnivore, Ovo-Lacto-Vegetarian and Vegan Individuals – Francesca De Filippis – PLOS ONE
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0112373

The oral microbiota of patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis – Maria Bankvall – Journal of Oral Microbiology
http://www.journaloforalmicrobiology.net/index.php/jom/article/view/25739/36599

Human respiratory microbiome

Application of 16S rRNA metagenomics to analyze bacterial communities at a respiratory care centre in Taiwan – Chuan Yi Tang – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00253-014-6176-7/fulltext.html

Animal microbiome

This is not really a microbiome paper, but possibly relevant:
High-throughput sequencing of fecal DNA to identify insects consumed by wild Weddell’s saddleback tamarins (Saguinus weddelli, Cebidae, Primates) in Bolivia – E.K. Mallott – American Journal of Physical Anthropology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajpa.22654/abstract

Pyrosequencing reveals diverse fecal microbiota in Simmental calves during early development – Daniela Klein-Jöbstl – Frontiers in Microbiology
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00622/abstract

Diet disparity among sympatric herbivorous cichlids in the same ecomorphs in Lake Tanganyika: amplicon pyrosequences on algal farms and stomach contents
Hiroki Hata – BMC Biology
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7007/12/90/abstract

Plant microbiome

Tree communities rapidly alter soil microbial resistance and resilience to drought – David Rivest – Functional Ecology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2435.12364/abstract

Phyllosphere bacterial community of floating macrophytes in paddy soil environments as revealed by Illumina high-throughput sequencing
Wan-Ying Xie – Applied and Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/early/2014/10/27/AEM.03191-14.abstract

Illumina Amplicon Sequencing of 16S rRNA Tag Reveals Bacterial Community Development in the Rhizosphere of Apple Nurseries at a Replant Disease Site and a New Planting Site – Jian Sun – PLOS ONE
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0111744

Soil microbiome

Spatial distribution of microbial communities associated with dune landform in the Gurbantunggut Desert, China – Ruyin Liu – Journal of Microbiology
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12275-014-4075-3

Vegetation-associated impacts on Arctic tundra bacterial and micro-eukaryotic communities
Yu Shi – Applied and Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/early/2014/10/27/AEM.03229-14.abstract

Microbes in the news

New interdisciplinary center at MIT to focus on the microbiome and human health – MIT news
http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/new-mit-center-microbiome-and-human-health-1106

New center aims to use gut microbiome discoveries to improve human nutrition – Washington University
http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27647.aspx

Wastewater, wheat and table wipes: adventures in culture-independent microbiology
Jacob E Munro – Microbiology Australia
http://microbiology.publish.csiro.au/?paper=MA14061

Gut Microbiome Heritability – Tracy Vence – The Scientist
http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41395/title/Gut-Microbiome-Heritability/

Great Ape Microbiomes – Tracy Vence – The Scientist
http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41393/title/Great-Ape-Microbiomes/

Love your gut: Embrace healthy bacteria – Agnes Zhu – Eating Berkeley

Love your gut: Embrace healthy bacteria

Bik’s Picks

Searching for new branches on the tree of life – Tanja Woyke, Edward M. Rubin – Science
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6210/698.short

GIF Shows The Inside Of The Entire Human Body, From Top To Bottom – Justine Alford – IFL Science
http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/gif-shows-entire-human-body-top-bottom

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