August 10, 2015

Ammonia oxidizing bacteria in urban soil, respiratory tract microbiota in Cystic Fibrosis, and colonization of sewer systems.

Human respiratory microbiome

Insights into the respiratory tract microbiota of patients with cystic fibrosis during early Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization – Marlène Keravec – Springer Plus

Animal microbiome

Distribution and Genetic Diversity of Bacteriocin Gene Clusters in Rumen Microbial Genomes – Analice C. Azevedo – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Interactions between co-occurring lactic acid bacteria in the honey bee hive – Z.P. Rokop – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Combined Flux Chamber and Genomics Approach Links Nitrous Acid Emissions to Ammonia Oxidizing Bacteria and Archaea in Urban and Agricultural Soil – Nicole K. Scharko – Environmental Science & Technology

Microhabitat heterogeneity across leaves and flower organs promotes bacterial diversity – Robert R. Junker – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Influence of physicochemical and nutritional factors on bacterial diversity in mangrove sediments along the southwest coast of Tamilnadu, India – S. Prakash – Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Isolation and Screening of Rhizosphere Bacteria from Grasses in East Kavango Region of Namibia for Plant Growth Promoting Characteristics – D. H. Haiyambo – Current Microbiology

Long-term oil contamination causes similar changes in microbial communities of two distinct soils – Jingqiu Liao – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Waste treatment microbiology

Profile and fate of bacterial pathogens in sewage treatment plants revealed by high-throughput metagenomic approach – Bing Li – Environmental Science & Technology

Changes of microbial biofilm communities during colonization of sewer systems – O Auguet – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Impacts of Long-term Irrigation of Domestic Treated Wastewater on Soil Biogeochemistry and Bacterial Community Structure – Denis Wafula – Applied and Environmental Microbiology


Genomes analysis and bacteria identification: The use of overlapping genes as molecular markers – Elena Perrin – Journal of Microbiological Methods

ReviewFrom cultured to uncultured genome sequences: metagenomics and modeling microbial ecosystems – Daniel R. Garza – Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences

Microbes in the news

I’ll Take My Latte with a Shot of Bacteria
 – Carrie Arnold – The Daily Beast

UO architect and microbiologist explore how home weatherization affects beneficial bacteria – Diane Dietz – The Register-Guard

Are Microbes Stealing Your Mind? Could bacteria hold the answer to an Alzheimer’s cure? Some researchers say yes. – David Ewing Duncan – The Daily Beast

This one made me laughNo bacteria found in popular sandwiches: Taiwan FDA. “The FDA said the tests only showed Staphylococcus arouse” (sic)

Very rhetoric piece with lots of adjectives, some science, and lots of nonsense:
How The Microbiome Destroyed the Ego, Vaccine Policy, and Patriarchy – Sayer Ji – GreenMedInfo

Bik’s Picks

Massive ‘Communal’ Spider Webs Emerge in Dallas Suburb – Richard Farrell – Discovery

Coca-Cola is funding obesity research with a biased message, nutrition experts say – Ariana Eunjung Cha – Washington Post

Here’s why goats have those freaky eyes – Rachel Feltman – Washington Post


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