January 2, 2016

Sinus communities in rhinosinusitis patients, arsenic metabolism genes in paddy soils, and a review on Metagenomic Chromosome Conformation Capture.

Pregnancy and birth

Human Milk Bacterial and Glycosylation Patterns Differ by Delivery Mode – Marina Hoashi – Reproductive Sciences

Human respiratory microbiome

Bacterial communities vary between sinuses in chronic rhinosinusitis patients – Tom V. Joss – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review with some plagiarized text: Potential of Microbiome Research in Respiratory Diseases – Prakash S. Bisen – Journal of Respiratory Research

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Metagenomic analysis revealed highly diverse microbial arsenic metabolism genes in paddy soils with low-arsenic contents – Ke-Qing Xiao – Environmental Pollution

Evaluating the diversity of soil microbial communities in vineyards relative to adjacent native ecosystems – Taylor C. Holland – Applied Soil Ecology

Life at the interface: above- and below-ground responses of a grazed pasture soil to reforestation – T.R. Cavagnaro – Applied Soil Ecology

Water and waste microbiome

Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Human Bacterial Pathogens: Co-occurrence, Removal, and Enrichment in Municipal Sewage Sludge Digesters – Feng Ju – Water Research

Impacts of reclaimed water irrigation on soil antibiotic resistome in urban parks of Victoria, Australia – Xue-Mei Han – Environmental Pollution

Extremophile microbiome

Recombination does not hinder formation or detection of ecological species of Synechococcus inhabiting a hot spring cyanobacterial mat – Melanie C. Melendrez – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

Pathosphere.org: pathogen detection and characterization through a web-based, open source informatics platform – Andy Kilianski – BMC Bioinformatics

Review, awaiting peer review: Metagenomic Chromosome Conformation Capture (3C): techniques, applications, and challenges – Michael Liu – F1000 Research

Conference abstract: Time series analysis of microbiome data regularized by local linear manifold – Xingpeng Jiang – 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)

Conference abstract: A novel dimensionality reduction algorithm based on Laplace matrix for microbiome data analysis – Yetian Fan – 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)

Microbes in the news

New studies show dirty humidifiers grow bacteria that can lead to sickness – Candy Johansen – Inquisitr

Consumer Reports: Bacteria-Breeding Humidifiers – Sarah Arbogast – CBS Pittsburg

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