July 11, 2016

Poor oral health associated with decreased chance of developing IBD, thumb-sucking associated with decreased chance of developing atopic sensitization, and the core actinobacteriome of rice plants.


Senior Scientist intestinal health – Wageningen UR Livestock Research, The Netherlands

Human oral microbiome (sort of)

Inverse Association Between Poor Oral Health and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases – Weiyao Yin – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Thumb-Sucking, Nail-Biting, and Atopic Sensitization, Asthma, and Hay Fever – Stephanie J. Lynch – Pediatrics

Human respiratory microbiome

Review: Airway Microbiota and the Implications of Dysbiosis in Asthma – Juliana Durack – Current Allergy and Asthma Reports

Review: Understanding the role of the microbiome in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: principles, challenges, and future directions – Yvonne J. Huang – Translational Research

Human gut microbiome

Review: Communicating systems in the body: how microbiota and microglia cooperate – Daniel Erny – Immunology

Review: Microbiota at the crossroads of autoimmunity – Oded Shamriz – Autoimmunity Reviews

Animal and bioreactor experiments

Dietary silver nanoparticles can disturb the gut microbiota in mice – Sybille van den Brule – Particle and Fibre Toxicology

Modelling Longitudinal Metabonomics and Microbiota Interactions in C57BL/6 mice fed a high fat diet – Ivan Montoliu – Analytical Chemistry

High-fiber and high-protein diets shape different gut microbial communities, which ecologically behave similarly under stress conditions, as shown in a gastrointestinal simulator – Massimo Marzorati – Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Plant and insect microbial symbionts alter the outcome of plant-herbivore-parasitoid interactions: implications for invaded, agricultural and natural systems – Alison E Bennett – Journal of Ecology

Influences of plant type on bacterial and archaeal communities in constructed wetland treating polluted river water – Yan Long – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Illumina-based analysis of core actinobacteriome in roots, stems, and grains of rice – Wenfeng Wang – Microbiological Research

Water microbiome

Comparative metagenome of a stream impacted by the urbanization phenomenon – Julliane Dutra Medeiros – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Drinking water systems

A modified weighted mixture model for the interpretation of spatial and temporal changes in the microbial communities in drinking water reservoirs using compositional phospholipid fatty acid data – I. Stanimirova – Talanta


An automated system for evaluation of the potential functionome: MAPLE version 2.1.0 – Hideto Takami – DNA Research

Microbes in the news

You Can Contract Fatal Bacteria Just By Sniffing – Angela Chen – Gizmodo
Deadly bug strikes in a day – New pathway discovered for bacteria – EurekAlert

Tiny bacteria-powered ‘windfarm’ for your phone? – Science Daily
Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines – Indiana Express

Antibiotic resistance discovered in the guts of ancient mummies – Andy Coghlan – New Scientist

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have been around for centuries – Karen Graham – Digital Journal

Seres initiates first clinical trial of synthetic microbiome therapy for C. difficile – Healio


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