December 29, 2015

Human respiratory microbiome

Culture-based and culture-independent bacteriologic analysis of cystic fibrosis respiratory specimens – Mona A. Mahboubi – Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Human gut microbiome

Review: Could the Gut Microbiota Reconcile the Oral Bioavailability Conundrum of Traditional Herbs? – Feng Chen – Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Chapter: Antimicrobial Peptides in the Gut – Maureen J. Ostaff – Antimicrobial Peptides

Review: Commensal ‘trail of bread crumbs’ provide pathogens with a map to the intestinal landscape – Deborah H Luzader – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Review: New frontiers in nanotoxicology: Gut microbiota/microbiome-mediated effects of engineered nanomaterials – Antonio Pietroiusti – Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology

Review: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Gut Microbiome – Jerome Boursier – Clinics in Liver Disease

Review: Beneficial Microbes: The pharmacy in the gut – Daniel M. Linares – Bioengineered

Microbiome models

Selective Spectrum Antibiotic Modulation of the Gut Microbiome in Obesity and Diabetes Rodent Models – Deepak K. Rajpal – PLOS ONE

Animal microbiome

Microbial community of Pacific abalone (Haliotis discus hannai) juveniles during a disease outbreak in South China – Liu-yang Shi – Aquaculture Research

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Experimental Evidence that Fungi are Dominant Microbes in Carbon Content and Growth Response to Added Soluble Organic Carbon in Moss-rich Tundra Soil – O. Roger Anderson – The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

Relative Roles of Deterministic and Stochastic Processes in Driving the Vertical Distribution of Bacterial Communities in a Permafrost Core from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China – Weigang Hu – PLOS ONE

Legacy effects of soil moisture on microbial community structure and N2O emissions – Samiran Banerjee – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Water microbiome

High concentrations of bioavailable heavy metals impact freshwater sediment microbial communities – Caiying Ni – Annals of Microbiology


Enhanced sequencing coverage with digital droplet multiple displacement amplification – Angus M. Sidore – Nucleic Acids Research

BioDry: An Inexpensive, Low-Power Method to Preserve Aquatic Microbial Biomass at Room Temperature – Steven J. Tuorto – PLOS ONE

Review: The A, C, G, T of Genome Assembly – Bilal Wajid – BioMed Research International

More Microbiology

Microbiology: A division of labour combined – Marcel M. M. Kuypers – Nature

PhD Thesis: Bacterial Predation in Host Microbiomes – Welsh, Rory M. – Oregon State

Microbes in the news

It’s Hard to Poop on Vacation – Why the holidays are a prime time for traveler’s constipation – Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato – The Atlantic

Referring to a review based on debatable researchBabies in the Womb Aren’t So Sterile After All – Alice Park – Time

New Studies Suggest Microorganisms in the Womb Set Stage For Childhood and Adulthood Diseases – PR Web

Officials Expand Quarantine In Calif. To Battle Bug That Carries Bacteria Fatal To Citrus Trees – CBS Sacramento

Book reviews: ‘The Diet Myth,’ ‘The Good Gut’ and ‘The Hidden Half of Nature’ – Sonia Shah – The New York Times from Antarctica Could be Used in Cancer Treatment – Costa Rica Star

Activist Christopher Swain swims in ‘toilet bowl of bacteria’ – Scott Enman – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Letters: We need a new strategy in the war against bacteria – The Independent


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