February 28, 2016

Viral sequences in cancers, COPD, and EDGE, an easy online tool for metagenomics analysis.


Researcher for a project on the effect of gut microbiome in human behavior – Radboud UMC Nijmegen, The Netherlands

General microbiome

Opinion: Manipulating Bacterial Communities by in situ Microbiome Engineering – Ravi U. Sheth – Trends in Genetics

Pregnancy and birth

Effect of Saccharomyces boulardii and Mode of Delivery on the Early Development of the Gut Microbial Community in Preterm Infants – Natalia Zeber-Lubecka – PLOS ONE

Human respiratory microbiome

Lung microbiome dynamics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations – Zhang Wang – European Respiratory Journal

Human gut microbiome

Presence of Porphyromonas gingivalis in esophagus and its association with the clinicopathological characteristics and survival in patients with esophageal cancer – Shegan Gao – BMC Infectious Agents and Cancer

Human colorectal mucosal microbiota correlates with its host niche physiology revealed by endomicroscopy – Ai-Hua Wang – Scientific Reports

Review: Gut Microbiota of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – Reham M. Abdou – Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Review: Microbes and the Mind: Emerging Hallmarks of the Gut Microbiota-Brain Axis – Kylynda C. Bauer – Cellular Microbiology

Review: Beyond the gut bacterial microbiota: The gut virome – Paola Columpsi – Journal of Medical Virology

Human tissues and infection

Identification of Known and Novel Recurrent Viral Sequences in Data from Multiple Patients and Multiple Cancers – Jens Friis-Nielsen – MDPI Viruses

Models of microbiome research

Maternal Weaning Modulates Emotional Behavior and Regulates the Gut-Brain – Pamela Farshim – Scientific Reports

Rats: Correlations of Fecal Metabonomic and Microbiomic Changes Induced by High-fat Diet in the Pre-Obesity State – Hong Lin – Scientific Reports

Animal microbiome

18S rRNA V9 metabarcoding for diet characterization: a critical evaluation with two sympatric zooplanktivorous fish species – Aitor Albaina – Ecology and Evolution

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Tundra soil carbon is vulnerable to rapid microbial decomposition under climate warming – Kai Xue – Nature Climate Change

Online Springer Book: Microbial Inoculants in Sustainable Agricultural Productivity – Springer

Book chapter: Soil Effects of Genetically Modified Trees (GMTs) – Fernando Gallardo – Biosafety of Forest Transgenic Trees

Borderline Products between Bio-fertilizers/ Bio-effectors and Plant Protectants: The Role of Microbial Consortia – Marco Nuti – David Publishing Company

Differences in substrate use efficiency: impacts of microbial community composition, land use management, and substrate complexity – Tobias Bölscher – Biology and Fertility of Soils

Comparing how land use change impacts soil microbial catabolic respiration in Southwestern Amazon – Andre Mancebo Mazzetto – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Bacterial community dissimilarity between the surface and subsurface soils equals horizontal differences over several kilometers in the western Tibetan Plateau – Haiyan Chu – Environmental Microbiology

Soil and tree species traits both shape soil microbial communities during early growth of Chinese subtropical forests – Zhiqin Pei – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Water and extremophile microbiome

Functional interactions of archaea, bacteria, and viruses in a hypersaline endolithic community – Alexander Crits-Christoph – Environmental Microbiology

Ecological succession leads to chemosynthesis in mats colonizing wood in sea water – Dimitri Kalenitchenko – The ISME Journal

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

Waste and pollution microbiology

Bacterial ecology of abattoir wastewater treated by an anaerobic digestor – Linda Jabari – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

High-Resolution Phylogenetic Analysis of Residual Bacterial Species of Fouled Membranes after NaOCl Cleaning – Ronald R. Navarro – Water Research

Microbial diversity and hydrocarbon degrading gene capacity of a crude oil field soil as determined by metagenomics analysis – Firouz Abbasian – Biotechnology Progress


Now peer reviewed: cual-id: Globally Unique, Correctable, and Human-Friendly Sample Identifiers for Comparative Omics Studies – John H. Chase – mSystems

Metabolic Model-Based Integration of Microbiome Taxonomic and Metabolomic Profiles Elucidates Mechanistic Links between Ecological and Metabolic Variation – Cecilia Noecker – mSystems

Assessing the performance of DNA barcoding using posterior predictive simulations – Anthony J. Barley – Molecular Ecology

Enabling the democratization of the genomics revolution with a fully integrated web-based bioinformatics platform – Po-E Li – BioRxiv

GenSeed-HMM: A tool for progressive assembly using profile HMMs as seeds and its application in Alpavirinae viral discovery from metagenomic data – João Marcelo P. Alves – Frontiers in Microbiology


Human microbial metabolites as a source of new drugs – Somdutta Saha – Drug Discovery Today

More microbiology

Microbiota–mitochondria inter-talk: consequence for microbiota-host interaction – Yann Saint-Georges-Chaumet – Pathogens and Disease

Exploitation by cheaters facilitates the preservation of essential public goods in microbial communities – Clara Moreno-Fenoll – bioRxiv

Accurate and semi-automated analysis of bacterial association with mammalian cells – C.M. Murphy – Journal of Microbiological Methods

Microbes in the news

Fungal DNA, mycotoxins, cat allergens and fatigue in classrooms – Holly Ganz – MicroBEnet

Gum Disease Bacteria Linked to Esophageal Cancer Risk – Newsmax

Video: Virginia Tech scientists turn poo into power – Virginia Tech


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