May 30, 2016

Blogging from AMS Airport, with just a couple of new papers that came out yesterday.

Pregnancy and birth

Randomized Control Trial of Human Recombinant Lactoferrin: A Substudy Reveals Effects on the Fecal Microbiome of Very Low Birth Weight Infants – Michael P. Sherman – The Journal of Pediatrics

Editorial: Clinical Benefits of Lactoferrin for Infants and Children – Paolo Manzoni – The Journal of Pediatrics

Human oral microbiome

Initial oral biofilm formation on titanium implants with different surface treatments: An in vivo study – Cyntia Ferreira Ribeiro – Archives of Oral Biology

Human gut microbiome

Research Highlight: Helminths and Intestinal Flora Team Up to Improve Gut Health – Paul Giacomin – Trends in Parasitology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

How to live with phosphorus scarcity in soil and sediment: Lessons from bacteria.– Yunuen Tapia-Torres – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Waste and pollution microbiology

Evolution of microbial community along with increasing solid concentration during high-solids anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge – Can Liu – Bioresource Technology

Is there a distance-decay relationship in biological wastewater treatment plants? – Xiaohui Wang – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Microbes in the news

UCSB Professor Wins Bacteria-Killing Grant – Microbial Geneticist David Low Receives Award to Pinpoint BamA Protein – Santa Barbara Independent

Minnesota chief epidemiologist: No cause for concern after anthrax detection
An initial positive test was followed by negative ones, said Dr. Ruth Lynfield. The bacteria can occur naturally. – Beatrice Dupuy – Star Tribune

Master Gardener Explains Soil Nitrogen – Frank Rauchschwalbe – My Mother Lode

US reports first case of bacteria resistant to antibiotic of last resort – The Guardian

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