November 20, 2015

Dog licking and microbe sharing, glycemic response and gut microbiome, fungi in the Amazon, and separating the bacteria from the poop. And an image I could not resist creating:


Screen Shot 2015-11-20 at 10.13AM, Nov 20


Human gut microbiome

Personalized Nutrition by Prediction of Glycemic Responses – David Zeevi – Cell

DNA fingerprinting approaches to trace E. coli sharing between dogs and owners – Zahra Naziri – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Metabolomic fingerprint of severe obesity is dynamically affected by bariatric surgery in a procedure-dependent manner – Ewa Gralka – American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Review: T Lymphocyte Dynamics in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Role of the Microbiome – C. B. Larmonier – BioMed Research International

Animal models

Calcium supplementation modulates gut microbiota in a prebiotic manner in dietary obese mice – Alice Chaplin – Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Fungal Community Assembly in the Amazonian Dark Earth – Adriano Reis Lucheta – Microbial Ecology

Molecular diversity and distribution of marine fungi across 130 European environmental samples – Thomas A. Richards – Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Extremophile microbiome

Analysis of cbbL, nifH, and pufLM in Soils from the Sør Rondane Mountains, Antarctica, Reveals a Large Diversity of Autotrophic and Phototrophic Bacteria – Guillaume Tahon – Microbial Ecology

Infection microbiology

The role of biofilms as environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistance – José L. Balcázar – Frontiers in Microbiology

Elucidating Host–Pathogen Interactions Based on Post-Translational Modifications Using Proteomics Approaches – Vaishnavi Ravikumar – Frontiers in Microbiology


Application of density gradient for the isolation of the fecal microbial stool component and the potential use thereof – Arancha Hevia – Scientific Reports

Microbes in the news

Different parasitic worms can raise or lower female fertility – Sam Wong – New Scientist

The Secret World of Museums: How Hidden Science Becomes Public Exhibit – Katharine Trendacosta – IO9


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