August 16, 2015

So many new papers, that I need to do a Sunday post as well. Human nose microbiota changes during rhinovirus infection. tsrimethylamine and human gut microbiome, gut microbiota in sloths, and effect of timber harvesting on forest soils.

Human oral microbiome

Long-term evaluation of the antimicrobial susceptibility and microbial profile of subgingival biofilms in individuals with aggressive periodontitis – Talita Gomes Baêta Lourenco – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

The human oral metaproteome reveals potential biomarkers for caries disease – Pedro Belda-Ferre – Proteomics

Human respiratory microbiome

Changes in microbiota during experimental human Rhinovirus infection – J. J. Hofstra – BMC Infectious Disease

Human gut microbiome

The Microbiome and Osteosarcopenic Obesity in Older Individuals in Long-Term Care Facilities – Julia E. Inglis – Current Osteoporosis Reports

Review: Microbiology Meets Big Data: The Case of Gut Microbiota–Derived Trimethylamine – Gwen Falony – Annual Review of Microbiology

Review: Gut microbiota modulate the immune effect against hepatitis B virus infection – D. Xu – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Microbiome models

Osteopontin Deficiency Accelerates Spontaneous Colitis in Mice with Disrupted Gut Microbiota and Macrophage Phagocytic Activity – Takahiko Toyonaga – PLOS ONE

Prolonged antibiotic treatment induces a diabetogenic intestinal microbiome that accelerates diabetes in NOD mice – Kirsty Brown – ISME Journal

Prebiotic effects of diet supplemented with the cultivated red seaweed Chondrus crispus or with fructo-oligo-saccharide on host immunity, colonic microbiota and gut microbial metabolites – Jinghua Liu – BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Animal microbiome

Metagenome Sequencing of the Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) Rumen Microbiome – Anita N. Dube – Genome Announcements

Diet specialization selects for an unusual and simplified gut microbiota in two- and three-toed sloths – Kimberly A. Dill-McFarland – Environmental Microbiology

Microbiome Variation Across Amphibian Skin Regions: Implications for Chytridiomycosis Mitigation Efforts – Arnaud Bataille – Microbial Ecology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Molecular screening of microbial communities for candidate indicators of multiple metal impacts in marine sediments from Northern Australia – Alyssa M. Cornall – Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Response of Archaeal and Bacterial Soil Communities to Changes Associated with Outdoor Cattle Overwintering – Alica Chroňáková – PLOS ONE

Long-term effects of timber harvesting on hemicellulolytic microbial populations in coniferous forest soils – Hilary T C Leung – ISME Journal

Microbial Community Composition and Extracellular Enzyme Activities Associated with Juncus roemerianus and Spartina alterniflora Vegetated Sediments in Louisiana Saltmarshes – Anthony J. Rietl – Microbial Ecology

Water microbiome

Every base matters: assessing small subunit rRNA primers for marine microbiomes with mock communities, time-series and global field samples – Alma Parada – Environmental Microbiology

Diversity of Synechococcus at the Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory: Insights from Culture Isolations, Clone Libraries, and Flow Cytometry – Kristen R. Hunter-Cevera – Microbial Ecology

Built environment microbiome

The Effectiveness of Three Home Products in Cleaning and Disinfection of S. aureus and E. coli on Home Environmental Surfaces – Nancy Goodyear – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Geochemical influences and mercury methylation of a dental wastewater microbiome – Asha Rani – Scientific Reports


Research Highlights: An encrypted growth signature – Naomi Attar – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Archaea / Metabolomics

Untargeted metabolomics studies employing NMR and LC–MS reveal metabolic coupling between Nanoarcheum equitans and its archaeal host Ignicoccus hospitalis – Timothy Hamerly – Metabolomics

Microbes in the news

Toxoplasma parasite’s greedy appetite may be its downfall – University of Melbourne – EurekAlert

Let’s hope the stock photo was not related to the techniques used in this study:
Computerized ‘fishing expedition’ hooks 12,500 virus genomes – Brooks Hays – UPI

New Beach Act aims for faster results on bacteria tests – Dan Radel –

Swedish infant infects four others with resistant bacteria – New Straits Times

What’s lurking in your lungs? Surprising findings emerge from U-M microbiome research – Health Canal

Science, publishing, and career

Fixing the Leaky Bucket: What Tech Companies Must Do to Retain Their Best Female Talent – Belle Beth Cooper – Huffington Post

Bik’s Picks

Here’s How To Call The International Space Station – Gizmodo

Playing Tetris for 3 minutes could reduce your worst cravings – IBN Live

Teenagers are making themselves DIY braces and it is horrifying – Amy Willis –

How the internet of things is having an impact in Africa – HTXT Africa



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