December 30, 2015

Gut microbiomes of birds, mammals, and ray-finned fishes, metabolic pathways in the chicken cecum, fungi in sand dunes, and bacterioplankton in tilapia ponds.

Human gut microbiome

Role of the gut microbiota of children in diarrhea due to the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica – Carol A. Gilchrist – The Journal of Infectious Diseases

Microbiome models

Microbiota regulate the ability of lung dendritic cells to induce IgA class-switch recombination and generate protective gastrointestinal immune responses – Darren Ruane – Journal of Experimental Medicine

Role of the Gut Microbiome in Obstructive Sleep Apnea–Induced Hypertension – David J. Durgan – Hypertension

Animal microbiome

Identification of specialists and abundance-occupancy relationships among intestinal bacteria of Aves, Mammalia, and Actinopterygii – Hyatt C. Green – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Bovine Mammary Microbiota: Potential Allies against Bovine Mastitis – Damien S. Bouchard – PLOS ONE

Characterisation of the most important metabolic pathways and biological processes expressed in chicken caecal microbiota – Ondrej Polansky – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Bacterial Profiling Reveals Novel “Ca. Neoehrlichia”, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma Species in Australian Human-Biting Ticks – Alexander W. Gofton – PLOS ONE

Fickle or Faithful: The Roles of Host and Environmental Context in Determining Symbiont Composition in Two Bathymodioline Mussels – Sven R. Laming – PLOS ONE

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

High richness of ectomycorrhizal fungi and low host specificity in a coastal sand dune ecosystem revealed by network analysis – Alice Roy-Bolduc – Ecology and Evolution

The interaction between iron nutrition, plant species and soil type shapes the rhizosphere microbiome – Youry Pii – Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

Water and waste microbiome

Bacterioplankton community analysis in tilapia ponds by Illumina high-throughput sequencing – Li Min Fan – World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Bioremediation of diesel contamination at an underground storage tank site: a spatial analysis of the microbial community – Marco Andreolli – World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Spatiotemporal variation of planktonic and sediment bacterial assemblages in two plateau freshwater lakes at different trophic status – Yu Dai – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Microbial Ecology

In silico gene-level evolution explains microbial population diversity through differential gene mobility – Bram van Dijk – Genome Biology and Evolution

Microbes in the news

Genome watch: Viral fossils: increased availability of mammalian genomes provides new insights – Astrid Gall – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Drugs for your bugs: targeting the microbial enzymes involved in TMA metabolism – Cláudio Nunes-Alves – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Q&A: Cocktail maker: Tim Lu’s synthetic-biology research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Will Tauxe – Nature


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