March 20, 2016

Back in the PDT, so catching up with the literature.

Pregnancy and birth

In mice: The maternal microbiota drives early postnatal innate immune development – Mercedes Gomez de Agüero – Science

Review: New techniques to characterise the vaginal microbiome in pregnancy – George L. Mendz – AIMS Microbiology

Perspective: The Placental Microbiome: A New Site for Policing Women’s Bodies – Saray Ayala – International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics

Review: Building a Beneficial Microbiome from Birth – Esther Castanys-Muñoz – Advances in Nutrition

Human oral microbiome

Microbiome associated with severe caries in Canadian First Nations children – EurekAlert

Comparative analysis of bacterial profiles in unstimulated and stimulated saliva samples – Daniel Belstrøm – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Human gut microbiome

Microbiome Survey of the Inflamed and Noninflamed Gut at Different Compartments Within the Gastrointestinal Tract of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients – Forbes, Jessica D. – Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Helicobacter pylori Eradication Causes Perturbation of the Human Gut Microbiome in Young Adults – Theresa Wan-Chen Yap – PLOS ONE

FODMAPs alter symptoms and the metabolome of patients with IBS: a randomised controlled trial – Keith McIntosh – Gut

Tumour-associated and non-tumour-associated microbiota in colorectal cancer – Burkhardt Flemer – Gut
Review: Microbiota and lifestyle interactions through the lifespan – Simone Rampelli – Trends in Food Science & Technology

Review: Gut Microbiota and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Insights on Mechanism and Application of Metabolomics – Xuyun He – Int J Mol Sci

Animal models

Effect of artesunate supplementation on bacterial translocation and dysbiosis of gut microbiota in rats with liver cirrhosis – Yun-Xia Chen – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Long-term effects of early life microbiota disturbance on adaptive immunity in laying hens
K. Simon – Poultry Science

Animal microbiome

Cuticular bacteria appear detrimental to social spiders in mixed but not monoculture exposure – Carl N. Keiser – Current Zoology

Review: Microbial diversity associated with ascidians: a review of research methods and application – Lei Chen – Symbiosis

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Distinctive tropical forest variants have unique soil microbial communities, but not always low microbial diversity – Binu M. Tripathi – Frontiers in Microbiology

Spatial variability of microbial richness and diversity and relationships with soil organic carbon, texture and structure across an agricultural field – Muhammad Naveed – Applied Soil Ecology

Microbial community structure and nutrient dynamics in forest soils colonized by bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) – Manuel Aira – PeerJ Preprint

Evidence of horizontal gene transfer between obligate leaf nodule symbionts – Marta Pinto-Carbó – The ISME Journal

Bacteria-Soil-Plant Interaction: This Relationship to Generate can Inputs and New Products for the Food Industry – Jeremias Pakulski Panizzon – Rice Research

Microbial growth and community structure in acid mine soils after addition of different amendments for soil reclamation – R. Zornoza – Geoderma

Water and extremophile microbiome

Deep Crustal Communities of the Juan de Fuca Ridge Are Governed by Mineralogy – Amy R. Smith – Geomicrobiology Journal

Methane seep in shallow-water permeable sediment harbors high diversity of anaerobic methanotrophic communities, Elba, Italy – Emil S. Ruff – Frontiers in Microbiology

Diversity and Metabolic Potentials of Subsurface Crustal Microorganisms from the Western Flank of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge – Xinxu Zhang – Frontiers in Microbiology

Built environment microbiology

Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Microbial Communities in Household Dishwashers in Germany – Britta Brands – Tenside Surfactants Detergents

Waste and pollution microbiology

Degradation of oxytetracycline and its impacts on biogas-producing microbial community structure – Halil Coban – Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering

Diversity of arsenite oxidase gene and arsenotrophic bacteria in arsenic affected Bangladesh soils – Santonu Kumar Sanyal

Techniques

Example used in this review paper: kombucha (?): DNA metabarcoding of microbial communities for healthcare – Zaets I. Ye – Biopolym Cell

Next-Generation Sequencing in the Mycology Lab – Jan Zoll – Current Fungal Infection Reports

Metagenomics

Identification of virulence factors and antibiotic resistance markers using bacterial genomics – Sofiane Bakour – Future Medicine

Microbes in the news

Gut health: Stanford researchers explain how what’s in our bellies affects myriad health issues – Martha Ross – Contra Costa Times

Inflamed, noninflamed mucosal microbiota differ between patients with Crohn’s disease, UC – Healio

Video: Six Strange Things Bacteria Eat – Wall Street Journal

Bacteria in your mom’s gut may have influenced the way you fight off infections today
Katherine Ellen Foley – Quartz

New technique for rapidly killing bacteria using tiny gold disks and light – Nanowerk

Bacteria-powered Bio-Bots Avoid Obstacles on Way to Target – MedGadget

Pneumonia, middle ear infections might be prevented by diverse bacteria in gut microbiome – Emily Lunardo – Belmarra Health

Going viral: IU Southeast student, teacher discover a new type of virus
Student, professor find new bacteriophage in Ohio River – Jerod Clapp – News and Tribune

Brucellosis-causing bacteria could be dropped from bioterrorism list – Helenair

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