October 21, 2015

From a LA hotel room (travelling today/tomorrow for a talk at the Southern California Institute for Food Technologists), here is your daily digest with fleas from Uganda and the Cotton Eye Joe Cotton Rat Nose.

Pregnancy and birth

Vaginal Microbiota in Pregnancy: Evaluation Based on Vaginal Flora, Birth Outcome, and Race – Akila Subramaniam – American Journal of Perinatology

No mention of any paper by Roberto Romero or Dan Digiulio from our lab: The frequent shift to intermediate flora in preterm delivery cases after abnormal vaginal flora screening – Hiroshi Honda – Scientific Reports

Human oral microbiome

The Microbiologic Profile Associated with Peri-Implantitis in Humans: A Systematic Review

Human skin microbiome

The Human Skin Double-Stranded DNA Virome: Topographical and Temporal Diversity, Genetic Enrichment, and Dynamic Associations with the Host Microbiome – Geoffrey D. Hannigan – mBio

Human respiratory microbiome

Not microbiome paper but close: Evidence for a Cystic Fibrosis Enteropathy – Marlou P. M. Adriaanse – PLOS ONE

Human gut microbiome

The Influence of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on the Gut Microbiome – Mary A.M. Rogers – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Type 2 Diabetes Biomarkers of Human Gut Microbiota Selected via Iterative Sure Independent Screening Method – Lihua Cai – PLOS ONE

Animal microbiome

Flea-Associated Bacterial Communities across an Environmental Transect in a Plague-Endemic Region of Uganda – Ryan Thomas Jones – PLOS ONE

The microbial community structure of the cotton rat nose – Diego Chaves-Moreno – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Relations of microbiome characteristics to edaphic properties of tropical soils from Trinidad – Vidya de Gannes – Frontiers in Microbiology

The Soil Microbiota Harbors a Diversity of Carbapenem-Hydrolyzing ß-Lactamases of Potential Clinical Relevance – Dereje Dadi Gudeta – Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

In wild tobacco, Nicotiana attenuata, variation among bacterial communities of isogenic plants is mainly shaped by the local soil microbiota independently of the plants’ capacity to produce jasmonic acid – Rakesh Santhanam – Communicative & Integrative Biology

Interactions among roots, mycorrhizas and free-living microbial communities differentially impact soil carbon processes – Jessica A. M. Moore – Journal of Ecology

Water microbiome

Shedding light on microbial dark matter: a TM6 bacterium as natural endosymbiont of a free-living amoeba – Vincent Delafont – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Microbial communities related to biodegradation of dispersed Macondo oil at low seawater temperature with Norwegian coastal seawater – Odd G. Brakstad – Microbial Biotechnology

Zonation of Microbial Communities by a Hydrothermal Mound in the Atlantis II Deep (the Red Sea) – Yong Wang – PLOS ONE

Replicating the microbial community and water quality performance of full-scale slow sand filters in laboratory-scale filters – Sarah-Jane Haig – Water Research

Food microbiology

Tracing microbiota changes in yamahai-moto, the traditional Japanese sake starter – Takashi Koyanagi – Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry

Microbial ecology

Bacteriocin production augments niche competition by enterococci in the mammalian gastrointestinal tract – Sushma Kommineni – Nature

Membrane Filter Method to Study the Effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium longum on Fecal Microbiota – Hidenori Shimizu – Microbiology and Immunology

Microbes in the news

Jessica Richman Seeks Samples to Crack the Human Microbiome – Deepa Seetharaman – Wall Street Journal

The Microcosm within: An interview with William B. Miller, Jr., on the Extended Hologenome theory of evolution – Tam Hunt – Communicative & Integrative Biology


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