April 30, 2015

General human microbiome

Microbiome Analysis: Trends in Cancer Epidemiology, Challenges and Opportunities – Elizabeth F. Hebert – International Journal of Cancer Research and Molecular Mechanisms

Human respiratory microbiome

Still under embargo/technical difficulties: Swine Farming Is a Risk Factor for Infection With and High Prevalence of Carriage of Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus – Shylo E. Wardyn – Clinical Infectious Diseases

The Culturome of the Human Nose Habitats Reveals Individual Bacterial Fingerprint Patterns – Ursula Kaspar – Environmental Microbiome

Human gut microbiome

Determining the Long-term Effect of Antibiotic Administration on the Human Normal Intestinal Microbiota Using Culture and Pyrosequencing Methods – Mamun-Ur Rashid – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Animal models of microbiome research

Modulation of growth performances, survival, digestive enzyme activities and intestinal microbiota in common carp (Cyprinus carpio) larvae using short chain fructooligosaccharide – Seyed Hossein Hoseinifar – Aquaculture Research

Plant microbiome

Simulation of the evolution of the legume-rhizobia symbiosis under the conditions of ecological instability – N. I. Vorobyov – Russian Journal of Genetics: Applied Research

Review: Plant-associated fungal communities in the light of meta’omics – Derek Peršoh – Fungal Diversity

Water microbiome

Editorial : Roles and mechanisms of parasitism in aquatic microbial communities – Télesphore Sime-Ngando – Frontiers in Microbiology

Picoplankton and nanoplankton variability in an Antarctic shallow coastal zone (Admiralty Bay) during the austral summer of 2010/2011 – Mariana Vanzan – Polar Biology

Relationships between Microbial Compositions and Hydrochemical Factors in Nitrate Contaminated Groundwater of Hun River Alluvial Proluvial Fan, China – A.X. Zhou – Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology

Extremophile microbiome

Picoplankton and nanoplankton variability in an Antarctic shallow coastal zone (Admiralty Bay) during the austral summer of 2010/2011 – Mariana Vanzan – Polar Biology

Microbiome of the built environment

Screening of bacteria and concrete compatible protection materials – Yusuf Çağatay Erşan – Construction and Building Materials

Bioreactor microbiology

Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Induce Minimal Phenotypic Changes in a Model Colon Gut Microbiota – Alicia A Taylor – Environmental Engineering Science

Metagenomics

Genome mining: Prediction of lipopeptides and polyketides from Bacillus and related Firmicutes – Gajender Aleti – Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal

Book: VIRONOMICS: The Study of Viral Genomics in Human Cancer and Disease – Dirk P. Dittmer – Next Generation Sequencing in Cancer Research, Volume 2

Microbes in the news

An Atlas of the Bacteria and Fungi We Breathe Every Day – Neel V. Patel – Wired

Deadly Gut Bacteria Infections Peak in Spring – Rachael Rettner – Live Science

Study finds swine farming is a risk factor for drug-resistant staph infections – University of Iowa

Turning to Bacteria to Fight the Effects of Climate Change – Esther Ngumbi – Scientific American

Are We Less “Gutsy” Than we Used to Be? New Clues about the Evolution of the Human Microbiome from Research in Apes – Sharon Greenblum – Food Insight

How Fluid Flow Affects Bacteria – Science 2.0

Four Exceptional Contributions to the Advancement of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Recognised at ECCMID – Select Science

Microbiome Hypome (articles that overstate microbiome importance)

The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut – David Perlmutter – The Daily Beast

Microbes and money

Irish Microbiome Research Institute Partners With San-Francisco Based Second Genome On Bowel Disease Research – IBD News Today

Bik’s Picks

Low Sunlight Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk; Why It’s Important To Get Enough Vitamin D – Justin Caba – Medical Daily

Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells – Stephanie Pappas – Live Science

Sea Lion Pup Waddling Around San Francisco’s Marina District Safely Captured – KPIX / KCBS

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