July 1, 2016

NIH’s Lita Proctor writes about the Human Microbiome Project, oral microbiome among Cheyenne and Arapaho, Cystic Fibrosis, responses to resistant starch, the Swan Goose, sugarcane, litter decomposition.

General microbiome

Review: The National Institutes of Health Human Microbiome Project – Lita M. Proctor – Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

Pregnancy and birth

Early-Life Events, Including Mode of Delivery and Type of Feeding, Siblings and Gender, Shape the Developing Gut Microbiota – Rocio Martin – PLOS ONE

Human oral microbiome

Oral microbiome diversity among cheyenne and arapaho individuals from Oklahoma – Andrew T. Ozga – American Journal of Physical Anthropology

Human respiratory microbiome

Pyrosequencing Unveils Cystic Fibrosis Lung Microbiome Differences Associated with a Severe Lung Function Decline – Giovanni Bacci – PLOS ONE

Human skin microbiome

The skin microbiome is different in pediatric versus adult atopic dermatitis
Baochen Shi – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Just colony counts: Chlorhexidine avoids skin bacteria recolonization more than triclosan – Juan H. Macias – American Journal of Infection Control

Human gut microbiome

Variable responses of human microbiomes to dietary supplementation with resistant starch – A. Venkataraman – Microbiome

Duodenal bacteria from patients with celiac disease and healthy subjects distinctly affect gluten breakdown and immunogenicity – Alberto Caminero – Gastroenterology

Predominance of Lactobacillus spp. among patients who do not acquire multidrug-resistant organisms – Rafael Araos – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Nutrition and the Microbiome: Special Edition of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Review: Nutrition and the microbiome – Karin Moelling
Review: Nutrition meets the microbiome: micronutrients and the microbiota – Hans K. Biesalski

Letter: Microbiota and Alcoholic Liver Disease – Peng Chen – Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Animal experiments

Sex differences and hormonal effects on gut microbiota composition in mice – Elin Org – Gut Microbes

Animal microbiome

Distinctive gut microbial community structure in both the wild and farmed Swan goose (Anser cygnoides) – Wen Wang – Journal of Basic Microbiology

The gut microbiome of the sea urchin, Lytechinus variegatus from their natural habitat demonstrates selective attributes of microbial taxa and predictive metabolic profiles – Joseph A. Hakim – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Analysis of microbiota on abalone (Haliotis discus hannai) in South Korea for improved product management – Min-Jung Lee – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Bacterial endosymbionts protect aphids in the field and alter parasitoid community composition – Lukas Rothacher – Ecology
Midgut fungal and bacterial microbiota of Aedes triseriatus and Aedes japonicus shift in response to La Crosse virus infection – Ephantus J. Muturi – Molecular Ecology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

The importance of C, N and P as driver for bacterial community structure in German beech dominated forest soils – Fabian Bergkemper – Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science

Unlocking the bacterial and fungal communities assemblages of sugarcane microbiome – Rafael Soares Correa de Souza – Scientific Reports

Life in leaf litter: novel insights into community dynamics of bacteria and fungi during litter decomposition – Witoon Purahong – Molecular Ecology

Endophytic microbial diversity of the halophyte Arthrocnemum macrostachyum across plant compartments – M. del R. Mora-Ruiz – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Conference abstract: High diversity of enzymes in plant-associated microbiomes – Christina A. Müller – New Biotechnology

Review: Plant-Mediated Systemic Interactions Between Pathogens, Parasitic Nematodes, and Herbivores Above- and Belowground – Arjen Biere – Annual Review of Phytopathology

Unearthed! The Amazing Microbiome Exposed: Editor’s Note – Stephen L. Young – Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America
Unearthed! The Amazing Microbiome Exposed: The Arising Researcher – Marnie E. Rout
Unearthed! The Amazing Microbiome Exposed: The Established Researcher – John Klironomos

Water microbiome

Potential Mechanisms for Microbial Energy Acquisition in Oxic Deep-Sea Sediments – Benjamin J. Tully – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Built environment microbiome

Evidence of Avian and Possum Fecal Contamination in Rainwater Tanks as Determined by Microbial Source Tracking Approaches – W. Ahmed – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Factors Influencing Bacterial Diversity and Community Composition in Municipal Drinking Waters in the Ohio River Basin, USA – Lee F. Stanish – PLOS ONE

Microbes in space

Review: Venturing into new realms? Microorganisms in space – Christine Moissl-Eichinger – FEMS Microbiology Reviews


Simultaneous purification of DNA and RNA from microbiota in a single colonic mucosal biopsy – Aina E. F. Moen – BMC Research Notes

Microbes in the news

The North American Beaver: Castor canadensis : A look at our local Canadian friend’s microbes – Megan McGrath – Genotek’s The Microbiome Snapshot

Human Microbiome Market : Growth, Development, and Outlook 2014 – 2020 – SB Wire

uBiome Completely Re-Imagines Microbiome Experimentation with New Launch – PR Web

Bacteria prevents mosquitoes from spreading Zika, UW-Madison study says – Wisconsin State Journal

Study sheds more light on how bacteria rapidly causes infectious diseases – News Medical

Gut bacteria spotted eating brain chemicals for the first time – Andy Coghlan – New Scientist

Large Grant to Research on Bacteria in the Nose – Statens Serum Institute

Science, publishing, and career

Great and funny read: Some things you need to know about Google Scholar – Mark Dingemans – Ideophone

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