February 22, 2016

Effect of oxylate on microbiome of an herbivorous woodrat, sequencing 16S rRNA genes with the PacBio SMRT, and big differences in soil diversity caused by choice of extraction method.

Animal models

Metagenomic analysis of rumen microbial population in dairy heifers fed a high grain diet supplemented with dicarboxylic acids or polyphenols – Roberta De Nardi – BMC Veterinary Research

Woodrat: The Effect of Dietary Oxalate on the Gut Microbiota of the Mammalian Herbivore Neotoma albigula – Aaron W. Miller – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Built environment microbiome

Complementary microorganisms in highly corrosive biofilms from an offshore oil production facility – Adrien Vigneron – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Dominant tree species and soil type affect fungal community structure in a boreal peatland forest – Hui Sun – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Review: A review of the environmental implications of in situ remediation by nanoscale zero valent iron (nZVI): Behavior, transport and impacts on microbial communities – Emilie Lefevre – Science of the Total Environment

Water microbiome

Diversity, Productivity and Stability of an Industrial Microbial Ecosystem – Doruk Beyter – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Food microbiology

Illuminating Anaerobic Microbial Community and Co-occurrence Patterns across a Quality Gradient in Chinese Liquor Fermentation Pit Muds – Xiaolong Hu – Applied and Environmental Microbiology


Sequencing 16S rRNA gene fragments using the PacBio SMRT DNA sequencing system – Patrick D. Schloss – PeerJ

Estimates of the bacterial ribosome content and diversity in soils are significantly affected by different nucleic acid extraction methods – Pia K. Wüst – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

MetaCRAM: an integrated pipeline for metagenomic taxonomy identification and compression – Minji KimB – BMC ioinformatics

EXTRACT: interactive extraction of environment metadata and term suggestion for metagenomic sample annotation – Evangelos Pafilis – Database

More microbiology

Organization of DNA in a bacterial nucleoid – Michael Y. Tolstorukov – BMC Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Coevolution and the Microbiome – David Baltrus – My Chrobial Romance

Bacteria Are Present in Kidney Stones and May Contribute to Their Formation – Nationwide Children’s

Fatal disease by Salmonella bacteria killing California songbirds – Robert V. Boyd – Microcap Magazine

Synchrotron Being Used to Research Neutralizing Ulcer Bacteria – Adam Brilz


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