December 8, 2015

The CF microbiome, microbes attaching to glycoproteins in sweat, gut bacteria make cockroach poop smell attractive for other cockroaches, mycobiome of South African Cabernet vines, and seasonality of Japanese cherry orchard soil fungi.

General microbiome

Perspective: Behavioral Microbiomics: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Microbial Influence on Behavior – Adam C.-N. Wong – Frontiers in Microbiology

Research highlight: Microbiota-based nutrition plans – Cláudio Nunes-Alves – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Pregnancy and birth

Maternal risk factors for abnormal vaginal flora during pregnancy – Cecilia Tibaldi – International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

Human respiratory microbiome

MiniReview: The cystic fibrosis microbiome in an ecological perspective and its impact in antibiotic therapy – Andreia P. Magalhães – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Human oral microbiome

Oral Microbiota and Risk for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a High-Risk Area of China – Xingdong Chen – PLOS ONE

Human skin microbiome

Sweating the small stuff: Glycoproteins in human sweat and their unexplored potential for microbial adhesion – Robyn A Peterson – Glycobiology

Human gut microbiome

Gut microbiota manipulation with prebiotics in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a randomized controlled trial protocol – BMC Gastroenterology

Review: Current roles of specific bacteria in the pathogenesis of inflammatory
bowel disease – Lucy McMullen – Microbiology

Animal and bioreactor models

Intestinal microbiota contributes to individual susceptibility to alcoholic liver disease – M Llopis – Gut

Development of a Laboratory Model of a Phototroph-Heterotroph Mixed-Species Biofilm at the Stone/Air Interface – Federica Villa – Frontiers in Microbiology

Animal microbiome

Gut bacteria mediate aggregation in the German cockroach – Ayako Wada-Katsumata – PNAS

The deep-sea glass sponge Lophophysema eversa harbors potential symbionts responsible for the nutrient conversions of carbon, nitrogen and sulfur – Ren-Mao Tian – Environmental Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

The Anti-Phytophthora Effect of Selected Potato-Associated Pseudomonas Strains: From the Laboratory to the Field – Anouk Guyer – Frontiers in Microbiology

Defoliation reduces soil biota – and modifies stimulating effects of elevated CO2 – Marie Dam – Ecology and Evolution

Sequence-based Analysis of the Vitis vinifera L. cv Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Must Mycobiome in Three South African Vineyards Employing Distinct Agronomic Systems – Mathabatha E. Setati – Frontiers in Microbiology

Paradox of plant growth promotion potential of rhizobacteria and their actual promotion effect on growth of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) under salt stress – Massimiliano Cardinale – Microbiological Research

Survey of Annual and Seasonal Fungal Communities in Japanese Prunus mume Orchard Soil by Next-Generation Sequencing – Yoshinao Aoki – Advances in Microbiology

Actinobacterial Diversity in the Sediments of Five Cold Springs on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau – Jian Yang – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bacterial diversity assessment of pristine mangrove microbial community from dhulibhashani, sundarban using 16S rRNA gene tag sequencing – Pijush Basak – Genomics Data

Microbialites in the shallow-water marine environments of the Holy Cross Mountains (Poland) in the aftermath of the Frasnian–Famennian biotic crisis – Michał Rakociński – Global and Planetary Change

No tillage combined with crop rotation improves soil microbial community composition and metabolic activity – Bingjie Sun – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Assessing the contribution of fallen autumn leaves to airborne fungi in an urban environment – Peter J. Irga – Urban Ecosystems

Water and extremophile microbiome

Weak Coherence in Abundance Patterns Between Bacterial Classes and Their Constituent OTUs Along a Regulated River – Clara Ruiz-González – Frontiers in Microbiology

Combined Culture-Based and Culture-Independent Approaches Provide Insights into Diversity of Jakobids, an Extremely Plesiomorphic Eukaryotic Lineage – Tomáš Pánek – Frontiers in Microbiology

Metabolic characteristics of dominant microbes and key rare species from an acidic hot spring in Taiwan revealed by metagenomics – Kuei-Han Lin – BMC Genomics

Waste treatment

Microbial community structure associated with the high loading anaerobic codigestion of olive mill and abattoir wastewaters – Hana Gannoun – Bioresource Technology

Microbial analysis of in situ biofilm formation in drinking water distribution systems: implications for monitoring and control of drinking water quality – Isabel Douterelo – Environmental Biotechnology

Food microbiology

Pyrosequencing reveals bacterial diversity in Korean traditional wheat-based nuruk – Jyotiranjan Bal – Journal of Microbiology

Metagenomics and bioinformatics

Hunting Down Frame Shifts: Ecological Analysis of Diverse Functional Gene Sequences – Michal Strejcek – Frontiers in Microbiology

GenomeTester4: a toolkit for performing basic set operations – union, intersection and complement on k-mer lists – Lauris Kaplinski – GigaScience

Microbes in the news

Cockroaches communicate via bacteria in their feces – Elizabeth Pennisi – Science Magzine

MSU professor trekking to the Amazon to study bacteria of insects that spread disease
– Anne Cantrell, MSU News Service – Bozeman Daily

Bacterial Biofilms: A Charged Environment – Kathryn Calkins – Biomedical Beat

Maintaining Wellness, Starting From Your Gut – Julie Chen – Huffington Post

Fall into Fungi – Alex Alexiev – MicroBEnet

Caps can play a part in cleaning water, not just bottling it – Jim Johnson – Plastic News

Dirty Yamuna water harbours drug-resistant bacteria – Neetu Chandra Sharma – Daily Mail India

Cooperating bacteria isolate cheaters –

What you should know about this ‘new’ STD: interview with Raquel Dardik – Kristine Thomason – CNN

Bacteria Hysteria

Bacteria tests: What’s growing beneath your feet? – Alex Osiadacz – KLTV

Science, publication, and career

Five selfish reasons to work reproducibly – Florian Markowetz – Genome Biology



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