January 27, 2016

Catching up after 2 busy days:

Effects of antibiotic use in Finnish children, skin microbiota of salmon transitioning from freshwater to seawater, and California coastal phages.

General human microbiome

Review: The microbial environment and its influence on asthma prevention in early life – Erika von Mutius – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Human respiratory tract microbiome

COPD and the microbiome – Manoj J. Mammen – Respirology

Human urinary tract microbiome

Redefining Healthy Urine: A Cross-Sectional Exploratory Metagenomic Study of People With and Without Bladder Dysfunction – Suzanne L. Groah – The Journal of Urology

Human gut microbiome

Intestinal microbiome is related to lifetime antibiotic use in Finnish pre-school children – Katri Korpela – Nature Communications

Animal models

Ingestion of Milk Containing Very Low Concentration of Antimicrobials: Longitudinal Effect on Fecal Microbiota Composition in Preweaned Calves – Richard Van Vleck Pereira – PLOS ONE

Editorial: Host response: Microbiota prime antiviral response – Julie K. Pfeiffer – Nature Microbiology

Animal microbiome

Comparison of Intestinal Microbiota in Intestinal Tracts of the Wild and Cultured Seahorses, Hippocampus trimaculatus (Leach) – Kai Wang – Journal of the World Aquaculture Society

Social wasps are a Saccharomyces mating nest – Irene Stefanini – PNAS

Transition from freshwater to seawater reshapes the skin-associated microbiota of Atlantic salmon – Jep Lokesh – Scientific Reports

The role of tissue-specific microbiota in initial establishment success of Pacific oysters – Ana Lokmer – Environmental Microbiology

Plant, soil, and root microbiome

Kisameet Clay Exhibits Potent Antibacterial Activity against the ESKAPE Pathogens – mBio

Plant-microbe communication enhances auxin biosynthesis by a root-associated bacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens SQR9 – Yunpeng Liu – Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

Individual-Based Model of Microbial Life on Hydrated Rough Soil Surfaces – Minsu Kim – PLOS ONE

Analysis of bacterial communities associated with potting media – A. M. Al‑Sadi – Springer Plus

Water microbiome

Persistence of F-Specific RNA Coliphages in Surface Waters from a Produce Production Region along the Central Coast of California – Subbarao V. Ravva – PLOS ONE

Built environment and waste microbiome

Quantitative Modeling of Microbial Population Responses to Chronic Irradiation Combined with Other Stressors – Igor Shuryak – PLOS ONE

Microbial Community Profiles in Wastewaters from Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology – Łukasz Jałowiecki – PLOS ONE

Microbial Ecology

The Effect of Immigration on the Adaptation of Microbial Communities to Warming – Diane Lawrence – The American Naturalist

Predicting compositions of microbial communities from stoichiometric models with applications for the biogas process – Sabine Koch – Biotechnology for Biofuels

Microbes in the news

Early-Life Antibiotic Use Affects Gut Microbiome Composition, New Study Says – Genome Web

Classroom research project: detecting phages – MT Standard

 

Uncovering hidden microbial lineages from hot springs – EurekAlert

Your Food’s Bacteria is a Big Data Gold Mine. IBM and Mars are tracking food’s microbiome to improve safety and productivity – David Z. Morris – Fortune

What Causes Cavities? The Balance Of Bacteria In Your Mouth Can Lead To Tooth Decay – Samantha Olson – Medical Daily

First Nations’ ancient medicinal clay shows promise against today’s worst bacterial infections – University of British Columbia

Ferring, Karolinska Institutet Launch Human Microbiome Collaboration – GenEngNews

WTF?: Fat Summit conference: Deepak Chopra Says Bacteria Listen To Our Thoughts – “we are the awakening of bacterial consciousness” – Kavin Senapathy – Forbes
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