January 5, 2016

Bacteria in breastmilk, nose/skin bacteria preventing pneumococcal infection, biofilms on pig carcasses in flowing water, Jurassic microbial mats, and Comammox Nitrospira-like bacteria in drinking water.

Pregnancy and birth

Characterization of bacterial isolates from the microbiota of mothers’ breast milk and their infants – Kimberly Kozak – Gut Microbes

Review: Association Between the Gut Microbiota and Diet: Fetal Life, Early Childhood, and Further Life – D.A. Kashtanova – Nutrition

Human nose/skin microbiome

Corynebacterium accolens Releases Antipneumococcal Free Fatty Acids from Human Nostril and Skin Surface Triacylglycerols – Lindsey Bomar – mBio

Human gut microbiome

A dysbiotic subpopulation of alcohol-dependent subjects – Philippe de Timary – Gut Microbes

Colorectal cancer: role of commensal bacteria and bystander effects – Xingmin Wang – Gut Microbes

Review: Gut inflammation and microbiome in spondyloarthritis – Jayakanthan Kabeerdoss – Rheumatology International

Review: Gut Microbiota and Celiac Disease – Giovanni Marasco – Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Animal models

Pglyrp-Regulated Gut Microflora Prevotella falsenii, Parabacteroides distasonis and Bacteroides eggerthii Enhance and Alistipes finegoldii Attenuates Colitis in Mice – Roman Dziarski – PLOS ONE

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Dynamics of viral abundance and diversity in a Sphagnum-dominated peatland: temporal fluctuations prevail over habitat – Flore C. Ballaud – Frontiers in Microbiology

Distribution of Root-Associated Bacterial Communities Along a Salt-Marsh Primary Succession – Miao Wang – Frontiers in Plant Science

Early Jurassic microbial mats – a potential response to reduced biotic activity in the aftermath of the end-Triassic mass extinction event – Olof Peterffy – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Microbial Biofilm Community Variation in Flowing Habitats: Potential Utility as Bioindicators of Postmortem Submersion Intervals – Jennifer M. Lang – Microorganisms

Effect of water chemistry on zooplanktonic and microbial communities across freshwater ecotones in different macrophyte-dominated shallow lakes – Tomasz Mieczan – Journal of Limnology

Influences of microbial communities on groundwater component concentrations during managed artificial recharge – Wenjing Zhang – Environmental Earth Sciences

Complete metagenome sequencing based microbial diversity insights from Deccan basaltic hot spring of Unkeshwar, Maharashtra, India – Gajanan T. Mehetre – Genomics Data

Perspective: Unraveling the Functions of the Macroalgal Microbiome – Ravindra Pal Singh – Frontiers in Microbiology

Built environment and waste microbiome

Metagenomic Evidence for the Presence of Comammox Nitrospira-Like Bacteria in a Drinking Water System – Ameet J. Pinto – mSphere

Proteolytic bacterial dominance in a full-scale municipal solid waste anaerobic reactor assessed by 454 pyrosequencing technology – Juliana Cardinali-Rezende – Chemosphere

Food microbiology

Microbial dynamics during shelf-life of industrial Ricotta cheese and identification of a Bacillus strain as a cause of a pink discolouration – E. Sattin – Food Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Outbreaks of Salmonellosis from Small Turtles – Maroya Spalding Walters – Pediatrics

Many of these are amazing because of microbes17 of the world’s weirdest water features – Marnie Hunter – CNN

Study details how good bacteria might help prevent middle ear infections and pneumonia – EurekAlert

Study: Bacteria, electrons spin in similar patterns. Bacteria streaming through a lattice behave like electrons in a magnetic material – EurekAlert


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