February 1, 2015

Ah, the revenge of being away from work: my in-box was bursting out of the seams with new papers. Today I am quickly catching up after being offline for just 3 days, and I will skip most formatting to save some time (e.g. I will only do the bare essentials, and won’t add the hyperlinks). Enjoy.

General microbiome

Review? Discovering Emergent Behavior of Host-Microbiome Interactions with Biomimetic Robotics – Keith C. Heyde, Warren C. Ruder – Biophysical Journal
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006349514046268

Book: Microbiome Community Ecology – Muhammad Saleem – Springer Briefs in Ecology
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-11665-5

Human oral microbiome

16S rRNA based microarray analysis of ten periodontal bacteria in patients with different forms of periodontitis – Nursen Topcuoglu, Guven Kulekci – Anaerobe
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1075996415000128

Human respiratory microbiome

Dynamics of the nasal microbiota in infancy: A prospective cohort study – Moana Mika – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0091674914037099

Review: The microbiome of the upper airways: focus on chronic rhinosinusitis – Thanit Chalermwatanachai – World Allergy Organization Journal
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40413-014-0048-6/fulltext.html

Human skin microbiome

Mapping axillary microbiota responsible for body odours using a culture-independent approach – Myriam Troccaz – Microbiome Journal
http://www.microbiomejournal.com/content/3/1/3/abstract

The shared microbiota of humans and companion animals as evaluated from Staphylococcus carriage sites – Ana M Misic – Microbiome Journal
http://www.microbiomejournal.com/content/3/1/2/abstract

Insights into bacterial colonization of intensive care patients’ skin: the effect of chlorhexidine daily bathing – N. Cassir – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10096-015-2316-y

Human gut microbiome

(see also Metagenomics) Extensive Strain-Level Copy-Number Variation across Human Gut Microbiome Species – Sharon Greenblum – Cell
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867415000136

Gut microbiota composition correlates with changes in body fat content due to weight loss – M. Remely – Beneficial Microbes
http://wageningenacademic.metapress.com/content/ewq1620085607927/#.VM5HCVWJOuY

Genetic Modifier of the Gut Microbiome, GvHD and Bacterial Translocation Following HSCT – Ahmad Rayes – Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1083879114008350

A Pilot Study of Donor Enteral Human Milk to Modulate the Gut Microbiome in Children Receiving Stem Cell Transplant – Stella M. Davies – Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1083879114010441

This might be review (no access from my location): Microbiome, peptide autoantibodies, and eating disorders: a missing link between gut and brain – Akio Inui – Nutrition
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0899900715000386

Oral Supplementation with L-Glutamine Alters Gut Microbiota of Obese and Overweight Human Adults: A Pilot Study – Alessandra Zanin Zambom de Souza – Nutrition
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0899900715000350

Review: Growth Promotion and Gut Microbiota: Insights from Antibiotic Use – Harald Brüssow – Environmental Microbiology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12786/abstract

Hypothesis: An Agent-Based Modeling Framework for Evaluating Hypotheses on Risks for Developing Autism: Effects of the Gut Microbial Environment – Bronson Weston – Medical Hypotheses
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306987715000481

Hypothesis: Gut feelings: A role for the intestinal microbiota in anorexia nervosa? – Susan C. Kleiman – International Journal of Eating Disorders
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eat.22394/abstract

Review??? Beyond Model Systems: Super-Resolving the Subcellular Dynamics of Starch Digestion in the Human Gut Microbiome – Krishanthi S. Karunatilaka – Biophysical Journal
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006349514023030

Review: Intestinal Microbiota And Diet in IBS: Causes, Consequences, or Epiphenomena? – Mirjana Rajilić-Stojanović – American Journal of Gastroenterology
http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ajg2014427a.html

Review: H. pylori and its modulation of gastrointestinal microbiota – Christian Schulz – Journal of Digestive Diseases
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1751-2980.12233/abstract

Review: Implication of Gut Microbiota in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Jerome Boursier – PLOS Pathogens
http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004559

Review: The human gut microbiota with reference to autism spectrum disorder: considering the whole as more than a sum of its parts – Michael C. Toh and Emma Allen-Vercoe – Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
http://www.microbecolhealthdis.net/index.php/mehd/article/view/26309

Review: The role of gut microbiota in the development of type 1, type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity – Ningwen Tai – Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11154-015-9309-0

Review: Diet, Gut Microbiome, and Bone Health – Connie M. Weaver – Current Osteoporosis Reports
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11914-015-0257-0

Review: Immunogenic properties of a probiotic component of the human gastrointestinal tract microbiota – I. A. Fedorova, V. N. Danilenko – Biology Bulletin Reviews
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S2079086414060036

Animal models of microbiome

Intestinal Microbial Dysbiosis and Colonic Epithelial Cell Hyperproliferation by Dietary α-Mangostin is Independent of Mouse Strain – Fabiola Gutierrez-Orozco – Nutrients
http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/7/2/764/htm

Polyphenol-rich sorghum brans alter colon microbiota and impact species diversity and species richness after multiple bouts of dextran sodium sulfate-induced colitis
Lauren E. Ritchie – FEMS Microbiology Ecology
http://femsec.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/14/femsec.fiv008.abstract

Effects of chronic exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of waterborne depleted uranium on the digestive tract of zebrafish, Danio rerio – Starrlight Augustine – Journal of Environmental Radioactivity
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0265931X15000041

Cross-Differentiation from the CD8 Lineage to CD4 T Cells in the Gut-Associated Microenvironment with a Nonessential Role of Microbiota – Jen Bon Lui – Cell Reports
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124714011061

Administration of probiotics Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Lactobacillus gasseri K7 during pregnancy and lactation changes mouse mesenteric lymph nodes and mammary gland microbiota – P. Treven- Journal of Dairy Science
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022030215000417

Animal microbiome

First insights into the microbial diversity in the omasum and reticulum of bovine using Illumina sequencing – Shuai Peng – Journal of Applied Genetics
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13353-014-0258-1/fulltext.html

Prepartum and Postpartum Rumen Fluid Microbiomes: Characterization and Correlation with Production Traits in Dairy Cows – Fabio S. Lima – Applied Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/81/4/1327.abstract

Relationship between honeybee nutrition and their microbial communities – Miriane Acosta Saraiva – Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10482-015-0384-8

Intestinal microbiota and immune related genes in sea cucumber (Apostichopus japonicus) response to dietary β-glucan supplementation – Gang Yang – Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006291X15001047

Microbiome affects egg carotenoid investment, nestling development and adult oxidative costs of reproduction in Great tits – Staffan Jacob – Functional Ecology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2435.12404/abstract

Review: Dietary fibre and the importance of the gut microbiota in feline nutrition: a review
Kristel Rochus – Nutrition Research Reviews
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9534845&fileId=S0954422414000213

Plant microbiome

T Bacterial Communities Associated with Surfaces of Leafy Greens: Shift in Composition and Decrease in Richness over Time – Merete Wiken Dees – Applied Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/81/4/1530.abstract

Soil, rock, and sediment microbiome

Long-term forest soil warming alters microbial communities in temperate forest soils – Kristen M. DeAngelis – Frontiers in Microbiology
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00104/abstract

This one was submitted in June 2013, but just published: Soil microbial community structure and activity in a 100-year-old fertilization and crop rotation experiment – Cancan Zhao – Journal of Plant Ecology
http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/28/jpe.rtv007.abstract

Interrogation of Chesapeake Bay sediment microbial communities for intrinsic alkane-utilizing potential under anaerobic conditions – Jamie M. Johnson – FEMS Microbiology Ecology
http://femsec.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/12/24/femsec.fiu035.abstract

Short-term effects of soil amendment with meadowfoam seed meal on soil microbial composition and function – Suphannika Intanon – Applied Soil Ecology
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0929139315000104

Molecular diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi at a large-scale antimony mining area in southern China – Yuan Wei – Journal of Environmental Sciences
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S100107421500008X

Assessing Fungal Community Structure from Mineral Surfaces in Kartchner Caverns Using Multiplexed 454 Pyrosequencing – Michael Joe Vaughan – Microbial Ecology
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00248-014-0560-9

Effects of increasing precipitation on soil microbial community composition and soil respiration in a temperate desert, Northwestern China – Gang Huang – Soil Biology and Biochemistry
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003807171500019X

Review: Microbial ecology of hot desert edaphic systems – Thulani P. Makhalanyane – FEMS Microbiology Reviews
http://femsre.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/23/femsre.fuu011.abstract

Water microbiome

Synchronous shifts in dissolved organic carbon bioavailability and bacterial community responses over the course of an upwelling-driven phytoplankton bloom – Emma K. Wear – Limnology and Oceanography
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/lno.10042/abstract

Comparison of the microbial communities of hot springs waters and the microbial biofilms in the acidic geothermal area of Copahue (Neuquén, Argentina) – María Sofía Urbieta – Extremophiles
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00792-015-0729-2

Environmental controls on intragroup diversity of the uncultured benthic archaea of the miscellaneous Crenarchaeotal group lineage naturally enriched in anoxic sediments of the White Oak River estuary (North Carolina, USA) – Cassandre Sara Lazar – Environmental Microbiology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12659/abstract

Methane oxidation pathways and associated methanotrophic communities in the water column of a tropical lake – Prosper K. Zigah – – Limnology and Oceanography
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/lno.10035/abstract

Seasonal assemblages and short-lived blooms in coastal north-west Atlantic Ocean bacterioplankton – Heba El-Swais – Environmental Microbiology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12629/abstract

Environmental rather than spatial factors structure bacterioplankton communities in shallow lakes along a > 6000 km latitudinal gradient in South America – Caroline Souffreau – Environmental Microbiology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12692/abstract

Microbial Contamination of Drinking Water and Human Health from Community Water Systems
Nicholas J. Ashbolt – Current Environmental Health Reports
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40572-014-0037-5

Book Chapter: Microbial Bioprospecting in Marine Environments – Mariana Lozada, Hebe M. Dionisi – Hb25_Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-53971-8_11

Bioreactor microbiome

Long-term monitoring reveals stable and remarkably similar microbial communities in parallel full-scale biogas reactors digesting energy crops – Rico Lucas – FEMS Microbiology Ecology
http://femsec.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/11/femsec.fiv004.abstract

The fate of oxytetracycline in two-phase and single-phase anaerobic cattle manure digesters and its effects on microbial communities – Çağrı Akyol – Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jctb.4649/abstract

Identification of the microbial community composition and structure of coal-mine wastewater treatment plants – Qiao Ma – Microbiological Research
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944501315000105

New steady-state microbial community compositions and process performances in
biogas reactors induced by temperature disturbances – Gang Luo – Biotechnology for Biofuels
http://www.biotechnologyforbiofuels.com/content/pdf/s13068-014-0182-y.pdf

Archaea

Diversity of Methane-Cycling Archaea in Hydrothermal Sediment Investigated by General and Group-Specific PCR Primers – Mark A. Lever and Andreas P. Teske – Applied Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/81/4/1426.abstract

Ecophysiology of uncultivated marine euryarchaea is linked to particulate organic matter – WIlliam D Orsi – ISME Journal
http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ismej2014260a.html

Bioinformatics

Integrating Multi-omic features exploiting Chromosome Conformation Capture data – Ivan Merelli – Frontiers in Genetics
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fgene.2015.00040/abstract

Modeling a microbial community and biodiversity assay with OBO Foundry ontologies: the interoperability gains of a modular approach – Philippe Rocca-Serra – Database
http://database.oxfordjournals.org/content/2015/bau132.full

Koonkie: An Automated Software Tool for Processing Environmental
Sequence Information using Hadoop – Dongjae Kim – ASE360
http://www.ase360.org/bitstream/handle/123456789/164/P9.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

MetAmp: combining amplicon data from multiple markers for OTU analysis – Ilya Y. Zhbannikov,, James A. Foster – Bioinformatics
http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/27/bioinformatics.btv049.full.pdf

MetaAB – A Novel Abundance-Based Binning Approach for Metagenomic Sequences
Van-Vinh Le – Nature of Computation and Communication
Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-15392-6_13

NCBI BLAST+ integrated into Galaxy – Peter J. A. Cock – BioRxiv
http://biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2015/01/21/014043.full.pdf

Metagenomics

Extensive Strain-Level Copy-Number Variation across Human Gut Microbiome Species – Sharon Greenblum – Cell
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867415000136

Integrated metagenomics and network analysis of soil microbial community of the forest timberline – Junjun Ding – Scientific Reports
http://www.nature.com/srep/2015/150123/srep07994/full/srep07994.html

Book Chapter: Marine Sponge Metagenomics – Valliappan Karuppiah, Zhiyong Li – Hb25_Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-53971-8_17

Ecological and genetic interactions between cyanobacteria and viruses in a low-O2 mat community inferred through metagenomics and metatranscriptomics – Alexander A. Voorhies – Environmental Microbiology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12756/abstract

Metagenomic analysis reveals adaptations to a cold adapted lifestyle in a low temperature acid mine drainage stream – Maria Liljeqvist – FEMS Microbiology Ecology
http://femsec.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/27/femsec.fiv011.abstract

Evaluation of methods to purify virus-like particles for metagenomic sequencing of intestinal viromes – Manuel Kleiner – BMC Genomics
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12864-014-1207-4.pdf

First genomic insights into members of a candidate bacterial phylum responsible for wastewater bulking – Yuji Sekiguchi – PeerJ
https://peerj.com/articles/740/

The effects of variable sample biomass on comparative metagenomics – Meghan Chafee – Environmental Microbiology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.12668/abstract

Review: Functional genomic and metagenomic approaches to understanding gut microbiota–animal mutualism – Sang Sun Yoon – Current Opinion in Microbiology
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1369527415000089

Book Chapter: Marine Metagenome and Supporting Technology – Tetsushi Mori – Hb25_Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-53971-8_19

Transcriptomics, metabolomics

Metatranscriptomic Analyses of Plant Cell Wall Polysaccharide Degradation by Microorganisms in the Cow Rumen – Xin Dai – Applied Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/81/4/1375.abstract

Genomic Potential for Polysaccharide Deconstruction in Bacteria – Renaud Berlemont and Adam C. Martiny – Applied Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/81/4/1513.abstract

Microbial dark matter ecogenomics reveals complex synergistic networks in a methanogenic bioreactor – Masaru K Nobu – ISME Journal
http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ismej2014256a.html

Perturbations of tyrosine metabolism promote the indolepyruvate pathway via tryptophan in host and microbiome – Ilya Gertsman – Molecular Genetics and Metabolism
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S109671921500027X

Gut Symbionts from Distinct Hosts Exhibit Genotoxic Activity via Divergent Colibactin Biosynthesis Pathways – Philipp Engel – Applied Environmental Microbiology
http://aem.asm.org/content/81/4/1502.abstract

Transcriptome analyses to investigate symbiotic relationships between marine – Sergio Balzano – Frontiers in Microbiology
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00098/abstract

Perturbations of tyrosine metabolism promote the indolepyruvate pathway via tryptophan in host and microbiome – Ilya Gertsman – Molecular Genetics and Metabolism
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S109671921500027X

Human metabolic, mineral, and microbiota fluctuations across daily nutritional intake visualized by a data-driven approach – Takuma Misawa – Journal of Proteome Research
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/pr501194k

Review: Prospects and challenges for fungal metatranscriptomics of complex communities – Cheryl R. Kuske – Fungal Ecology

Microbial Ecology

Disturbance opens recruitment sites for bacterial colonization – David Vuono – BioRxiv
http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2015/01/27/014456

Review: High-throughput DNA barcoding for ecological network studies – Hirokazu Toju – Population Ecology
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10144-014-0472-z

Book Chapter: For Three Billion Years, Microorganisms Were the Only Inhabitants of the Earth
Jean-Claude Bertrand – Environmental Microbiology: Fundamentals and Applications
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-017-9118-2_4

Book Chapter: Microbiome Ecosystem Ecology: Unseen Majority in an Anthropogenic Ecosystem- Muhammad Saleem – Microbiome Community Ecology
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11665-5_1

More microbes

Introduction to a special issue of PLOS Pathogens: The Importance of Pathogen Load – Aubrey J. Cunnington – PLOS Pathogens
http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004563

Microbes in the news

Satire: Secret Microbiome Forensic Study Reveals DeflateGate Culprit – Megabiome.net

Secret microbiome forensic study reveals #deflategate culprit

Among gut microbes, strains, not just species, matter – MedicalXpress
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-gut-microbes-strains-species.html

Analysis Highlights Strain Diversity in Gut Microbiome – GenomeWeb
https://www.genomeweb.com/genetic-research/analysis-highlights-strain-diversity-gut-microbiome

Jonathan Eisen and Jessica Richman on the Microbiome – Kevin Bonham – Scientific American
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/food-matters/2015/01/30/jonathan-eisen-and-jessica-richman-on-the-microbiome/

Part-Time Pooping: A New Way to Make an Extra $13,000 a Year – Everyday Health
http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/daily-checkup/part-time-pooping-new-way-make-extra-money-year/

OpenBiome will pay for poo – Helen Clark – GizMag
http://www.gizmag.com/openbiome-fecal-transplant/35845/

January 2015 Update on American Gut, British Gut and Australian Gut Human Microbiome Projects – IBS Impact
https://ibsimpact.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/january-2015-update-on-american-gut-british-gut-and-australian-gut-human-microbiome-projects/

The Microbiome – New Research On Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Foreshadow Autism? – Teresa Conrick – Age of Autism
http://www.ageofautism.com/2015/01/the-microbiome-new-research-on-inflammatory-bowel-disease-may-foreshadow-autism.html

The microbiome of the upper airways: focus on chronic rhinosinusitis – 7th Space
http://7thspace.com/headlines/503056/the_microbiome_of_the_upper_airways_focus_on_chronic_rhinosinusitis.html

Germ Theory: What You May Not Know About The Bacteria Crawling Around Your Bathroom – Justin Caba – Medical Daily
http://www.medicaldaily.com/pulse/germ-theory-what-you-may-not-know-about-bacteria-crawling-around-your-bathroom-319884

Altered gut microbiota seen in patients with psoriatic arthritis – Healio.com
http://www.healio.com/rheumatology/psoriatic-arthritis/news/online/%7B0dd6068d-11b8-4e05-82f2-7713d4f28749%7D/altered-gut-microbiota-seen-in-patients-with-psoriatic-arthritis

The Human Microbiome: Biomedical Implications and Birth of a Market – Overview – PRNewsWIre
http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/the-human-microbiome-biomedical-implications-and-birth-of-a-market—overview-290212581.html

Meet Dr. Armpit, changing body odor with bacteria – Fast Company
http://www.fastcompany.com/3041388/body-week/meet-dr-armpit-changing-body-odor-with-bacteria

Gut bacteria byproduct linked to chronic kidney disease for the first time – Medical Xpress
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-gut-bacteria-byproduct-linked-chronic.html

Does draft beer give you a worse hangover? We came across people from the beer industry and beer drinkers who claimed the bacteria in those lines contributes to a hangover. – Jace Larson – Click 2 Houston
http://www.click2houston.com/news/does-draft-beer-give-you-a-worse-hangover/31037044

Bik’s Picks

Face blindness predicted by structural differences in the brain, Stanford neuroscientists discover – Leslie Willoughby – Stanford News
http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/january/face-blind-brain-013015.html

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