February 24, 2016

Women in space, cacti, celiac disease, and traveling dust.


Not endorsing – full of quackery and folks trying to sell their books and food supplements, little science: Microbiome Medicine Summit

Human oral microbiome

Review: Porphyromonas gingivalis: An Overview of Periodontopathic Pathogen below the Gum Line – Kah Yan How – Frontiers in Microbiology

Human reproductive tract microbiome

The potential influence of the microbiota and probiotics on women during long spaceflights – Camilla Urbaniak – Future Medicine

Human gut microbiome

Study of duodenal bacterial communities by 16S rRNA gene analysis in adults with active celiac disease versus non celiac disease controls – Esther Nistal – Journal of Applied Microbiology

High Molecular Weight Barley β-Glucan Alters Gut Microbiota Toward Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Risk – Yanan Wang – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: A glance at … dietary emulsifiers, the human intestinal mucus and microbiome, and dietary fiber – Michael J. Glade – Nutrition

Review: Chemical conversations in the gut microbiota – Jessica A. Thompson – Gut Microbes

Review: Atopic dermatitis and the intestinal microbiota in humans and dogs – J. Mark Craig – Veterinary Medicine and Science

Animal models

Composition of fecal microbiota of laboratory mice derived from Japanese commercial breeders using 16S rRNA gene clone libraries – Ryoko Nozu – Journal of Veterinary Medical Science

Animal microbiome

News in livestock research — use of Omics-technologies to study the microbiota in the gastrointestinal tract of farm animals – Simon Deusch – Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

The Cacti Microbiome: Interplay between Habitat-Filtering and Host-Specificity – Citlali Fonseca-García – Frontiers in Microbiology

Comparison of Fungal Community in Black Pepper-Vanilla and Vanilla Monoculture Systems Associated with Vanilla Fusarium Wilt Disease
Wu Xiong – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bacterial-Plant-Interactions: Approaches to Unravel the Biological Function of Bacterial Volatiles in the Rhizosphere – Marco Kai – Frontiers in Microbiology

Short-Term Rhizosphere Effect on Available Carbon Sources, Phenanthrene Degradation, and Active Microbiome in an Aged-Contaminated Industrial Soil – François Thomas – Frontiers in Microbiology

Changes in rhizosphere bacterial gene expression following glyphosate treatment – Molli M. Newman – Science of the Total Environment

Pepino (Solanum muricatum) planting increased diversity and abundance of bacterial communities in karst area – Jinxiang Hu – Scientific Reports

Friend or foe? Biological and ecological traits of the European ash dieback pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus in its native environment – Michelle Cleary – Scientific Report

An interdomain network: the endobacterium of a mycorrhizal fungus promotes antioxidative responses in both fungal and plant hosts – Candida Vannini – New Phytologist

Water and extremophile microbiome

The effect of temperature change on the microbial diversity and community structure along the chronosequence of the sub-arctic glacier forefield of Styggedalsbreen (Norway) – Alejandro Mateos-Rivera – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Water level changes affect carbon turnover and microbial community composition in lake sediments – Lukas Weise – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Evaluation of the treatment performance and microbial communities of a combined constructed wetland used to treat industrial park wastewater – Ming Xu – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Bacterial Composition and Survival on Sahara Dust Particles Transported to the European Alps – Marco Meola – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Bridging the divide: a model-data approach to Polar and Alpine microbiology – James A. Bradley – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

ghost-tree: creating hybrid-gene phylogenetic trees for diversity analyses – Jennifer Fouquier – Microbiome

More microbiology

Peracetic Acid Treatment Generates Potent Inactivated Oral Vaccines from a Broad Range of Culturable Bacterial Species – Kathrin Moor – Frontiers in Immunology

Microbes in the news

Bacteria From the Sahara Desert Found on Swiss Glaciers – Nellie Van Driska – GlacierHub

Wolbachia Bacteria Could Be Answer To Malaria, Dengue: Bill Gates – NDTV

Student Research Focus: Drew Gukeisen discovers and visualizes new virus – Indiana University SouthEast

Bacteria swabbing trend for newborns medically in doubt – Carina Storrs – CNN

Microbes and art

Navel gazing: portraits of the bacteria in our belly buttons – in pictures by Joana Ricou – The Guardian

Science, publishing, and career

Activism: Frustrated postdocs rise up – Paul Smaglik – Nature

Don’t trust an image in a scientific paper? Manipulation detective’s company wants to help – Retraction Watch


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