October 6, 2015

Human gut microbiome

Intersections between Microbiome and Heart Failure: Revisiting the Gut Hypothesis
Yuji Nagatomo – Journal of Cardiac Failure

Phenolic compounds from red wine and coffee are associated with specific intestinal microorganisms in allergic subjects – Adriana Cuervo – Food and Function

Review: The Human Microbiota: Composition, Functions, and Therapeutic Potential – Rick Conrad, Alexander V. Vlassov – Medical Science Review

Models of microbiome research

Inflammation-associated alterations to the intestinal microbiota reduce colonization resistance against non-typhoidal Salmonella during concurrent malaria parasite infection – Jason P. Mooney – Scientific Reports

Protocols for the Use of Gut Models to Study the Potential Contribution of the Gut Microbiota to Human Nutrition Through the Production of Short-Chain Fatty Acids
Andrew J McBain – Springer Protocols Handbooks

Salami? Cecum microbial communities from steers differing in feed efficiency – P. R. Myer – Journal of Animal Science

Animal microbiome

Dholes are a species of wild dog: First report on the bacterial diversity in the distal gut of dholes (Cuon alpinus) by using 16S rRNA gene sequences analysis – Lei Chen – Journal of Applied Genetics

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Diversity of fungi associated with plants growing in geothermal ecosystems and evaluation of their capacities to enhance thermotolerance of host plants – Wen-Na Zhou – Journal of Plant Interactions

Forage crops alter soil bacterial and fungal communities in an apple orchard – Sijun Qin – Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B — Soil & Plant Science

Bacterial communities estimated by pyrosequencing in the soils of chinampa, a traditional sustainable agro-ecosystem in Mexico – Salvador Embarcadero-Jiménez – Journal of Soils and Sediments

Water microbiome

Bacterial diversity and community composition from seasurface to subseafloor – Emily A Walsh – The ISME Journal

Modelling the effects of hydrodynamic regimes on microbial communities within fluvial biofilms: combining deterministic and stochastic processes – Yi Li – Environmental Science & Technology

A new tool for long-term studies of POM-bacteria interactions: overcoming the century-old Bottle Effect – Danny Ionescu – Scientific Reports

Book chapter: Protistan Diversity in Environmental Molecular Surveys – Ramon Massana – Marine Protists

Book chapter: Diversity of Microbial Eukaryotes in Deep Sea Chemosynthetic Ecosystems Illuminated by Molecular Techniques – Kiyotaka Takishita – Marine Protists

Extremophile microbiome

Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses of Lake Vostok accretion ice – Yury M. Shtarkman – Bowling Green State University

Metabolic networks, proteomics

Gastrointestinal symptoms and altered intestinal permeability induced by combat-training are associated with distinct metabotypic changes – Lee Cheng Phua – Journal of Proteome Research

Review: Roles of Indole as an Interspecies and Interkingdom Signaling Molecule – Jin-Hyung Lee – Trends in Microbiology

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

Comparison of three clustering approaches for detecting novel environmental microbial diversity – Dominik Forster – PeerJ Preprints

MG-RAST, a Metagenomics Service for the Analysis of Microbial Community Structure and Function – Elizabeth M. Glass, Folker Meyer – Springer Protocols Handbook

Improved OTU-picking using long-read 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing and generic hierarchical clustering – Oscar Franzén – Microbiome


An extended single-index multiplexed 16S rRNA sequencing for microbial community analysis on MiSeq illumina platforms – Hooman Derakhshani – Journal of Basic Microbiology

More microbiology

This paper contains large amounts of plagiarism and confusing images, but here it is: Microbial Forensics in Legal Medicine – Pankaj Shrivastava – SAS Journal of Medicine

Microbes in the news

Georgia State Researcher Gets $1.35 Million to Study Effects of Common Food Additive on Body – Georgia State University


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