November 19, 2015

Fungal dysbiosis in Crohn’s disease, a vagina monologue, stool sample storage, giraffe poop, Yellowstone lake, and extraction of bacteriophages.

Pregnancy and birth

Helminth infection, fecundity, and age of first pregnancy in women – Aaron D. Blackwell – Science

A Vagina Monologue: Mom’s Stress, Bugs, and Baby’s Brain – William A. Banks – Endocrinology

Human respiratory microbiome

The sinonasal bacterial microbiome in health and disease – Vijay R. Ramakrishnan – Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery

Human vaginal microbiome

Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia disease progression is associated with increased vaginal microbiome diversity – A. Mitra – Scientific Reports

Human urinary tract microbiome

Role of the Gut Microbiome in Uremia: A Potential Therapeutic Target – Ali Ramezani – American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Human gut microbiome

Fungal dysbiosis in mucosa-associated microbiota of Crohn’s disease patients
Giuseppina Liguori – Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis

Celiac Disease Genomic, Environmental, Microbiome, and Metabolomic (CDGEMM) Study Design: Approach to the Future of Personalized Prevention of Celiac Disease – Maureen M. Leonard – Nutrients

Sample storage conditions significantly influence faecal microbiome profiles – Jocelyn M Choo – Scientific Reports

Analysis of the Bacterial Diversity in Liver Abscess: Differences between
Pyogenic and Amoebic Abscesses – Miriam E. Reyna-Fabian – Am J Trop Med Hyg

Review: Gut microbiota regulates key modulators of social behavior – Arun Parashar – European Neuropsychopharmacology

Review: Metabolomic insights into the intricate gut microbial–host interaction in the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes – Magali Palau-Rodriguez – Frontiers in Microbiology

Animal models

The effect of microbial colonization on the host proteome varies by gastrointestinal location – Joshua S Lichtman – The ISME Journal

Animal microbiome

Analysis of the distal gut bacterial community by 454-pyrosequencing in captive giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) – Ousama AlZahal – Zoo Biology

Panamanian frog species host unique skin bacterial communities – Lisa K. Belden – Frontiers in Microbiology

Climate change stressors destabilize the microbiome of the Caribbean barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta – Michael P. Lesser – Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Bacteria in a wood fungal disease: characterization of bacterial communities in wood tissues of esca-foliar symptomatic and asymptomatic grapevines – Emilie Bruez – Frontiers in Microbiology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Shifts in the pelagic ammonia-oxidizing microbial communities along the eutrophic estuary of Yong River in Ningbo City, China – Qiufang Zhang – Frontiers in Microbiology

Distribution of cold adaptation proteins in microbial mats in Lake Joyce, Antarctica: Analysis of metagenomic data by using two bioinformatics tools – Hyunmin Koo – Journal of Microbiological Methods

Geomicrobiology of sublacustrine thermal vents in Yellowstone Lake: geochemical controls on microbial community structure and function – William P. Inskeep – Frontiers in Microbiology

Genome reconstructions indicate the partitioning of ecological functions inside a phytoplankton bloom in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica – Tom O. Delmont – Frontiers in Microbiology

Book Chapter: Microbiological Monitoring of Lake Baikal – Valentina V. Parfenova – Novel Methods for Monitoring and Managing Land and Water Resources in Siberia

Waste microbiology

Effects of long-term radionuclide and heavy metal contamination on the activity of microbial communities, inhabiting uranium mining impacted soils – Silvena Boteva – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Seasonal Changes in Bacterial Communities Cause Foaming in a Wastewater Treatment Plant – Ping Wang – Microbial Ecology

Temporal–spatial variation of bacterial diversity in estuary sediments in the south of Zhejiang Province, China – Xiao-Ming Lu – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Viruses, metagenomics and bioinformatics

Optimizing protocols for extraction of bacteriophages prior to metagenomic analyses of phage communities in the human gut – Josué L. Castro-Mejía – Microbiome

Comparison of Illumina de novo assembled and Sanger sequenced viral genomes: A case study for RNA viruses recovered from the plant pathogenic fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum – Mahmoud E. Khalifa – Virus Research

ve-SEQ: Robust, unbiased enrichment for streamlined detection and whole-genome sequencing of HCV and other highly diverse pathogens – David Bonsall – F1000 Research

More microbiology

Emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance mechanism MCR-1 in animals and human beings in China: a microbiological and molecular biological study – Yi-Yun Liu – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Microbes in the news

Seafloor communities create electricity. In the digital age, we’re all connected by electricity — and some microbes are too – Meghan Bartels – ScienceLine

Microbe cheerleader: interview with Richard Roberts – Gijsbert Werner – Nature
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