February 11, 2016

Sulphate reducing bacteria impair memory in mice, gastric microbiota after partial gastrectomy, geomicrobiology of the earth’s deep subsurface, and a viral genome assembly pipeline.


Third International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts, September 26-30, 2016 – Moab, Utah, USA

Human gut microbiota

Gastric microbiota and predicted gene functions are altered after subtotal gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer – Ching-Hung Tseng – Scientific Reports

Research highlight: Gut microbiota: Microbes offer engineering strategies to combat cancer – Susan E. Erdman – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Review: The Reciprocal Interactions between Polyphenols and Gut Microbiota and Effects on Bioaccessibility – Tugba Ozdal – MDPI Nutrients

Review: Learning from microbial strategies for polysaccharide degradation – Glyn R. Hemsworth – Biochemical Society Transactions

Book chapter: Interactions Between Wine Polyphenols and Gut Microbiota – Carolina Cueva – Wine Safety, Consumer Preference, and Human Health

Microbiome models

Mice: Sulfate-reducing bacteria impairs working memory in mice – Nathaniel L. Ritz – Physiology & Behavior

Rats: Whole Rye Consumption Improves Blood and Liver n-3 Fatty Acid Profile and Gut Microbiota Composition in Rats – Fayçal Ounnas – PLOS ONE

Animal microbiome

Nematodes: Microbial communities in Globodera pallida females raised in potato monoculture soil – Caroline Eberlein – Phytopathology

Sponges: Distinctive features of the microbial diversity and the polyketide synthase genes spectrum in the community of the endemic Baikal sponge Swartschewskia papyracea – O. V. Kaluzhnaya – Russian Journal of Genetics

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Medicago truncatula Gaertn. as a model for understanding the mechanism of growth promotion by bacteria from rhizosphere and nodules of alfalfa – Anna Kisiel – Planta

Relationship between in vitro characterization and comparative efficacy of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria for improving cucumber salt tolerance – Sajid Mahmood Nadeem – Archives of Microbiology

Geomicrobiology and Metagenomics of Terrestrial Deep Subsurface Microbiomes
M. Itävaara – Advances in Applied Microbiology

Soil Nitrogen Status Modifies Rice Root Response to Nematode-Bacteria Interactions in the Rhizosphere – Yanhong Cheng – PLOS ONE

Water microbiome

Pollution-induced community tolerance for in situ assessment of recovery in river microbial communities following the ban of the herbicide diuron – Stéphane Pesce – Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment

Built environment microbiology

Characterization of a drinking water distribution pipeline terminally colonized by Naegleria fowleri – Matthew J. Morgan – Environmental Science & Technology

Mitigation of biofilm formation on corrugated cardboard fresh produce packaging surfaces using a novel thiazolidinedione derivative integrated in acrylic emulsion polymers – Michael Brandwein – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bioreactor microbiology

Anaerobic digestion of biowaste under extreme ammonia concentration: Identification of key microbial phylotypes – Simon Poirier – Bioresource Technology

Bioinformatics, viruses, metabolomics, and metagenomics

VirusTAP: Viral Genome-Targeted Assembly Pipeline – Akifumi Yamashita – Frontiers in Microbiology

The secondary metabolite bioinformatics portal: Computational tools to facilitate synthetic biology of secondary metabolite production – Tilmann Weber – Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology

Microbes in the news

Inhibiting age-related inflammation maintains healthy gut microbiota and extends lifespan – MedicalXpress

An Occupy Movement for the Symbiome – Marti Davidson Sichel – GenEngNews

Middletown High students make bacteria glow in mobile lab – Sylvia Carignan – Frederick News Post

Electric-car battery materials could harm key soil bacteria – American Chemical Society



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