July 18, 2015

Microbes lighting up the clouds, bacterial degradation of human bone, and probiotics after colonoscopy.

Microbiome of death

An Investigation Into the Relationship Between Funerary Treatment and Bacterial Bioerosion in European Archaeological Human Bone – T. J. Booth – Archaeometry

Human oral microbiome

Cytokine expression in peri-implant crevicular fluid in relation to bacterial presence
– Stefan Renvert – Journal of Clinical Periodontology

High-quality draft genome sequences of five anaerobic oral bacteria and description of
Peptoanaerobacter stomatis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Peptostreptococcaceae – Maria V. Sizova – Standards in Genomic Sciences

The metabonomic studies of tongue coating in H.pylori positive chronic gastritis patients – Xuan Liu – Evidence Based Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

Human gut microbiome

Randomized controlled trial of probiotics after colonoscopy – Basil D’Souza – ANZ Journal of Surgery

Animal models of microbiome

Chlorinated Water Modulates the Development of Colorectal Tumors with Chromosomal Instability and Gut Microbiota in Apc-Deficient Mice – Tatsunari Sasada – PLOS ONE

A novel “humanized mouse” model for autoimmune hepatitis and the association of gut microbiota with liver inflammation – Muhammed Yuksel – Hepatology

Modulation of gut microbiota in rats fed high-fat diets by processing whole-grain barley to barley malt – Yadong Zhong – Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Effects of microcystin-LR on gut microflora in different gut regions of mice – Jing Chen – The Journal of Toxicological Sciences

Animal microbiome

Review: Advancements in Bovine Rumen Microbial Ecology: A Review – Nidhi R. Parmar – Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci

Bacteria detected in the honeybee parasitic mite Varroa destructor collected from beehive winter debris – Jan Hubert – Journal of Applied Microbiology

A comparative study on microbiota from the intestine of Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio) and their aquatic environmental compartments, using different molecular methods – Elena N. Kashinskaya – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Response of the bacterial community associated with a cosmopolitan marine diatom to crude oil shows a preference for the biodegradation of aromatic hydrocarbons – Sara Mishamandan – Environmental Microbiology

Host-Specific and pH-Dependent Microbiomes of Copepods in an Extensive Rearing System – Alf Skovgaard – PLOS ONE

Microenvironment and Phylogenetic Diversity of Prochloron Inhabiting the Surface of Crustose Didemnid Ascidians – Daniel A. Nielsen – Environmental Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Editorial: Environmental phytoremediation: plants and microorganisms at work – Antonella Furini – Frontiers in Plant Science

Diversity and distribution of endophytic bacterial community in the Noni (Morinda citrifolia L.) plant – Yang Liu – African Journal of Microbiology Research

Aboveground-belowground biodiversity linkages differ in early and late successional temperate forests – Hui Li – Scientific Reports

Effects of Conservation Agriculture and Fertilization on Soil Microbial Diversity and Activity – Johan Habig – Environments

Resilience and receptivity worked in tandem to sustain a geothermal mat community amidst erratic environmental conditions – Wriddhiman Ghosh – Scientific Reports

Determinants of bacterial communities in Canadian agroforestry systems – Samiran Banerjee – Environmental Microbiology

Indigenous arsenic(V)-reducing microbial communities in redox-fluctuating near-surface sediments of the Mekong Delta – S. C. Ying – Geobiology

Impact of soil salinity on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi biodiversity and microflora biomass associated with Tamarix articulataVahll rhizosphere in arid and semi-arid Algerian areas – Karima Bencherif – Science of The Total Environment

Water microbiome

Natural aerosols explain seasonal and spatial patterns of Southern Ocean cloud albedo – Daniel T. McCoy – Science Advances

Diversity of bacterioplankton in the surface seawaters of Drake Passage near the Chinese Antarctic station – Mengxin Xing – FEMS Microbiology Letters

Seasonality in molecular and cytometric diversity of marine bacterioplankton: the reshuffling of bacterial taxa by vertical mixing – Francisca C. García – Environmental Microbiology

Synchronized dynamics of bacterial niche-specific functions during biofilm development in a cold seep brine pool – Weipeng Zhang – Environmental Microbiology

Waste treatment microbiology

Changes in bacterial and archaeal communities in anaerobic digesters treating different organic wastes – Young Mo Kim – Chemosphere

The role of starvation in biomass harvesting and lipid accumulation: Co-culture of microalgae–bacteria in synthetic wastewater – Yanjia Xu – Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy

A high-throughput sequencing study of bacterial communities in an autohydrogenotrophic denitrifying bio-ceramsite reactor– Dan Chen – Process Biochemistry

Food microbiology

Packaging gas selects lactic acid bacterial communities on raw pork – Timo T Nieminen – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Metabolic networks

Enteric Pathogens Exploit the Microbiota-generated Nutritional Environment of the Gut – Alline R. Pacheco – Microbiology Spectrum

Linking metabolite production to taxonomic identity in environmental samples by (MA)LDI-FISH – Martin Kaltenpoth – The ISME Journal


Phospholipid fatty acid profiling of microbial communities – a review of interpretations and recent applications – C Willers – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Tiny Ocean Microbes are Brightening Up the Sky – Maddie Stone – Gizmodo

Baby’s Microbiome: Why Birth to Age Three Is So Critical For Your Child’s Health – Toni Harman – Huffington Post

These caffeine-addicted beetles are using bacteria to ruin all of our coffee – Elahe Izadi – Washington Post

Unearthing Cornerstones in Root Microbiomes. Defining core members of a microbial community for normal plant growth – Joint Genome Institute

You Need Way More Nutrients for Good Gut Health – Rachael Schultz – Shape

Targeting gut microbiome boosted metformin tolerance – Jennie Smith – Clinical Endocrinology News

Scientist develops model for robots with bacteria-controlled brains – Phys.org

Bik’s Picks

Watch what happens when a spinning basketball gets thrown off a dam – Chris Matyszczyk – CNET

Restaurant Food May Be Unhealthier Than Fast Food – Mandy Oaklander – Time

U.S. Adults Are Not Eating Enough Vegetables, Fruit – Says New Study – Matthew Rideout – The Times Gazette

Sea turtle released off Florida Keys tracked by satellite – Daily Commercial



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