November 10, 2015

Oral and gut microbiomes respond differently to antibiotics, looking two gifted horses in the mouth, BMIs and Bifidos, Drosophila mating, gut microbes and tumorigenesis, microbial food webs in clay rocks, and don’t forget that Bonferroni correction.

Pregnancy and birth (Probiotics too!)

Endometrial microbiome at the time of embryo transfer: next-generation sequencing of the 16S ribosomal subunit – J. M. Franasiak – Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics

Association of Early Exposure of Probiotics and Islet Autoimmunity in the TEDDY Study – Ulla Uusitalo – JAMA Pediatrics

Human oral microbiome

Same Exposure but Two Radically Different Responses to Antibiotics: Resilience of the Salivary Microbiome versus Long-Term Microbial Shifts in Feces – Egija Zaura – mBio

Crossover clinical trial of different methods of removing a denture adhesive and the influence on the oral microbiota – Élen Massaro Nunes – The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Human gut microbiome

Correlation between body mass index and fecal microbiota from children – A. Ignacio – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Review: Clostridium difficile infection and intestinal microbiota interactions – C. Rodriguez – Microbial Pathogenesis

Animal and bioreactor models

A Statistical Error in: “Analysis of Caecal Microbiota in Rats Fed with Genetically Modified Rice by Real-Time Quantitative PCR” – Alexander Panchin – Journal of Food Science

In mice: Manipulation of the Gut Microbiota Reveals Role in Colon Tumorigenesis -Joseph P. Zackular – mSphere

The impacts of Wolbachia and the microbiome on mate choice in Drosophila melanogaster – Devin Arbuthnott – Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Chemostat culture systems support diverse bacteriophage communities from human feces – Tasha M. Santiago-Rodriguez – Microbiome

Symbiotic Human Gut Bacteria with Variable Metabolic Priorities for Host Mucosal Glycans – Nicholas A. Pudlo – mBio

Temporal dynamics of the metabolically active rumen bacteria colonising fresh perennial ryegrass – Sharon A. Huws – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Animal microbiome

In-depth snapshot of the equine subgingival microbiome – Wenling Gao – Microbial Pathogenesis

Occurrence and distribution of Malassezia species on skin and external ear canal of horses – Hojjatollah Shokr – Mycoses

Review: The functionality of the gastrointestinal microbiome in non-human animals – Irene Hanning – Microbiome

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

The effect of altitudinal gradient on soil microbial community activity and structure in moso bamboo plantations – Ed-Haun Chang – Applied Soil Ecology

The Mineralosphere Concept: Mineralogical Control of the Distribution and Function of Mineral-associated Bacterial Communities – Stephane Uroz – Trends in Microbiology

Soil and Rhizosphere Associated Fungi in Grey Mangroves (Avicennia marina) from the Red Sea – A Metagenomic Approach – Marta Filipa Simões – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Deciphering Community Structure of Methanotrophs Dwelling in Rice Rhizospheres of an Indian Rice Field Using Cultivation and Cultivation-Independent Approaches – Pranitha S. Pandit – Environmental Microbiology

Effects of Sulfamethazine and Zinc on the Functional Diversity of Microbial Communities during Composting – Manli Duan – Environmental Microbiology

Evidence for duplication in title words: Prokaryotes in subsoil – evidence for spatial separation of oligotrophs and copiotrophs by co-occurrence networks – Michael Schloter – Frontiers in Microbiology

A minimalistic microbial food web in an excavated deep subsurface clay rock -Alexandre Bagnoud – FEMS Microbial Ecology

Water microbiome

Chemical dispersants can suppress the activity of natural oil-degrading microorganisms – Sara Kleindienst – PNAS

Extremophile microbiome

Distribution and diversity of microbial communities in meromictic soda Lake Doroninskoe (Transbaikalia, Russia) during winter – Evgeniya Matyugina – Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

Built environment microbiome

Differences in intertidal microbial assemblages on urban structures and natural rocky reef – Elisa L. Tan – Frontiers in Microbiology

Waste microbiology

Diverse Bacterial Groups Contribute to the Alkane Degradation Potential of Chronically Polluted Subantarctic Coastal Sediments – Lilian M. Guibert – Environmental Microbiology

Cultivating Microbial Dark Matter in Benzene-Degrading Methanogenic Consortia
Fei Luo – Environmental Microbiology

Metagenomics and bioinformatics

DESM: portal for microbial knowledge exploration systems – Adil Salhi – Nucleic Acids Research


Coupling dye-integrated polymeric membranes with smartphone detection to classify bacteria – Lígia Bueno – RSC Advances

Microbes in the news

9 Fascinating Facts About The Microbiome, The Trillions Of Microbes Hidden Inside Us — Jessica Leber – Fast Co.Exist

NTU scientists use dead bacteria to kill colorectal cancer – EurekAlert

Science, publishing, and career

(A)Historical Science: why scientists should care more about the history of science – Arturo Casadevall and Ferric C. Fang – Infection and Immunity


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