March 12, 2016

Microbiomes of farmland frogs and grape vine, and functional structures in acid mine drainage microbes.

Human oral microbiome

Ecological changes in oral microcosm biofilm during maturation – Young-Seok Kim – Journal of Biomedical Optics

Human gut microbiome

Review: Consequences of bile salt biotransformations by intestinal bacteria – Jason M. Ridlon – Gut Micobes

Review: The microbiota–gut–brain axis and its potential therapeutic role in autism spectrum disorder – Q. Li,- Neuroscience

Animal models

Safety Evaluation of Neo Transgenic Pigs by Studying Changes in Gut Microbiota Using High-Throughput Sequencing Technology – Qingqing Wang – PLOS ONE

Animal microbiome

Changes of diet and dominant intestinal microbes in farmland frogs – Chun-Wen Chang – BMC Microbiology

Plant, soil, and microbiome

Vitis vinifera microbiome: from basic research to technological development – Cátia Pinto – BioControl

Water and extremophile microbiology

Predicting taxonomic and functional structure of microbial communities in acid mine drainage – Jialiang Kuang – The ISME Journal

Complete ecological isolation and cryptic diversity in Polynucleobacter bacteria not resolved by 16S rRNA gene sequences – Martin W Hahn – The ISME Journal

Waste and pollution microbiology

Changes of microbial composition during wastewater reclamation and distribution systems revealed by high-throughput sequencing analyses – Yiwen Lin – Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering


Integrated metabolomics and metagenomics analysis of plasma and urine identified microbial metabolites associated with coronary heart disease – Qiang Feng – Scientific Reports

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

Phylogeny-aware Identification and Correction of Taxonomically Mislabeled Sequences – Alexey M Kozlov – BioRxiv

Microbial Ecology

Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics – Widder, S – White Rose Research Online

Microbes in the news

A cloud of distinction – Could the trails of microbes we leave behind be used to solve crimes? Julian Smith picks up the scent – Julian Smith  – New Scientist

Stick Out Your Tongue: Citizen science project draws up the first oral microbiome map for the youth: Over 4,000 people have taken part in this hands-on scientific project in Barcelona- EurekAlert

Biologicals in quest for 2050: BioConsortia is evaluating microbes that could help protect seedlings emerging in cold and wet conditions. – AgriView

Gut Microbiome Analysis for Detecting Colon Cancer Mutations – Univesrity of Minnesota


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