November 12, 2015

Gut microbiome and definition of self, symbionts of corals and algae, and microbial geobiology of space exploration. And – yeah! – my Twitter account made it to a “Top 100 Twitter Influencers Working in Life Sciences” list. My Twitter handle is @MicrobiomDigest.

Human gut microbiome

Extensive T-cell epitope repertoire sharing among human proteome, gastrointestinal microbiome, and pathogenic bacteria: implications for the definition of self
Robert D. Bremel – Frontiers in Immunology

Gut microbiota and diet in patients with different glucose tolerance – Lilit Vanikovna Egshatyan – Endocrine Connections

Review: Alcoholic Liver Disease: The Gut Microbiome and Liver Cross Talk – Phillipp Hartmann – Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Review: Linking Microbiota to Human Diseases: A Systems Biology Perspective – Hao Wu – Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism

Review: Gut microbiota and host metabolism in liver cirrhosis – Makoto Usami – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Infection and cancer microbiology

Implementation of a Pan-Genomic Approach to Investigate Holobiont-Infecting Microbe Interaction: A Case Report of a Leukemic Patient with Invasive Mucormycosis – Samuel A. Shelburne – PLOS ONE

Animal microbiome

Open Access: Stable and sporadic symbiotic communities of coral and algal holobionts – Eric R. Hester – The ISME Journal

Plant, root, and soil biology

Past water management affected GHG production and microbial community pattern in Italian rice paddy soils – A. Lagomarsino – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Elemental stoichiometry indicates predominant influence of potassium and phosphorus limitation on arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in acidic soil at high altitude
Mohammad Haneef Khan – Journal of Plant Physiology

Elucidation of rice rhizosphere metagenome in relation to methane and nitrogen metabolism under elevated carbon dioxide and temperature using whole genome metagenomic approach – P. Bhattacharyya – Science of The Total Environment

Food microbiology

Monitoring of spoilage and determination of microbial communities based on 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis of whole sea bream stored at various temperatures – Foteini F. Parlapani – LWT – Food Science and Technology

Variation in fungal microbiome (mycobiome) and aflatoxin in stored in-shell peanuts at four different areas of China – Ning Ding – Frontiers in Microbiology

Waste microbiology

Characterization of successional changes in bacterial community composition during bioremediation of used motor oil-contaminated soil in a boreal climate – Lijuan Yan – Science of the Total Environment

Space microbiology

An ESA Roadmap for Geobiology in Space Exploration – Claire R Cousins – Acta Astronautica

Transcriptomics

Protocol: Prokaryotic Metatranscriptomics – Danilo Pérez-Pantoja – Springer Protocols Handbooks

Microbes in the news

Story behind the paper: Porphyrobacter mercurialis, a new species found by #citizenscience and then sent to the #iss – David Coil – MicroBEnet

Getting a flu shot every year? More may not be better – Helen Branswell – STAT news

Dangerous liaison: Bacteria, viruses in league – Bruce Goldman – Stanford Medicine News

Filamentous Bacteriophage Promote Biofilm Assembly and Function – Patrick R. Secor – Cell Host & Microbe

Intestinal Pathogens Change the Microbiome, Cause E. Coli To “Bloom” – Interview with Shannon D. Manning – Medical Research

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