October 24, 2016

Strain-level associations of gut microbes, symbiosis in a coral reef sponge, halophilic microbiota of table salt, and microbiota of the red snapper.

Pregnancy and early life

Studying vertical microbiome transmission from mothers to infants by strain-level metagenomic profiling – Francesco Asnicar – bioRxiv Preprint

Human oral microbiome

Salivary microbiota and caries occurrence in Mutans Streptococci-positive school children – M. ElSalhy – European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry

Microbiological and bioinformatics analysis of primary Sjögren’s syndrome patients with normal salivation – Huma Siddiqui – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Evaluation of buccal cell samples for studies of oral microbiota – Guoqin Yu – Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention

Human gut microbiome

Unusual sub-genus associations of faecal Prevotella and Bacteroides with specific dietary patterns – Francesca De Filippis – Microbiome

Review: The role of the commensal microbiota in adaptive and maladaptive stressor-induced immunomodulation – Amy R. Mackos – Hormones and Behavior

Review: Health Disparities and the Microbiome – Keisha Findley – Trends in Microbiology

Review: Emerging Technologies for Gut Microbiome Research – Jason W. Arnold – Trends in Microbiology

Review: Tiny microbes, enormous impacts: what matters in gut microbiome studies? – Justine Debelius – Genome Biology

Animal models

Illumina Miseq platform analysis caecum bacterial communities of rex rabbits fed with different antibiotics – Fuqin Zou – AMB Express

Animal microbiome

Draft Genomes Shed Light on the Dual Bacterial Symbiosis that Dominates the Microbiome of the Coral Reef Sponge Amphimedon queenslandica – Marie-Emilie A. Gauthier – Frontiers in Marine Science

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Assessing the role of endophytic bacteria in the halophyte Arthrocnemum macrostachyum salt tolerance – S. Navarro-Torre – Plant Biology

Control of Cortaderia selloana with a glyphosate-based herbicide led to a short-term stimulation of soil fungal communities – M. Anza – Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Water and extremophile microbiome

Trade-off between taxon diversity and functional diversity in European lake ecosystems
– Lars Grossmann – Molecular Ecology

Diversity of retrievable heterotrophic bacteria in Kongsfjorden, an Arctic fjord
Rupesh Kumar Sinha – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Atmospheric aerosol deposition influences marine microbial communities in oligotrophic surface waters of the western Pacific Ocean – Teruya Maki – Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers

Long-term dynamics in microbial eukaryotes communities: a paleolimnological view based on sedimentary DNA – Eric Capo – Molecular Ecology

Shifts in bacterial community structure during succession in a glacier foreland of the High Arctic – Mincheol Kim – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Food microbiology

Microbial culturomics unravels the halophilic microbiota repertoire of table salt: Description of Gracilibacillus massiliensis sp. nov. – Awa Diop – Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease

Microbiota of wild-caught Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus – Andrea M. Tarnecki – BMC Microbiology


Archaea in Natural and Impacted Brazilian Environments – Thiago Rodrigues – Archaea


Sequence-based classification and identification of Fungi – David Hibbett – Mycologia

Metagenomics and bioinformatics

Filtration and Normalization of Sequencing Read Data in Whole-Metagenome Shotgun Samples – Philippe Chouvarine – PLOS ONE

Review: Genomic and functional techniques to mine the microbiome for novel antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance genes – Boahemaa Adu-Oppong – Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Review: Translational metagenomics and the human resistome: confronting the menace of the new millennium – Matthias Willmann – Journal of Molecular Medicine


Review: The Human Microbiome and Metabolomics: Current Concepts and Applications – Eric Banan-Mwine Daliri – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Microbes in the news

Post publication peer review of mSystems migraine paper – Jonathan Eisen – Storify

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Teams Up on Coral Study – Cape Cod

Costly detox programmes slammed by nutrition experts – Susan Strongman – NZ Herald

The Nose Knows Beneficial Bacteria – Lindsey Bomar – ASM blog

Ph.D. student creates new way to treat antibiotic resistance – CCTV America

‘My father’s poo saved my life’: Woman who could not leave her bed due to her agonising chronic constipation reveals how a VERY personal transplant saved her life – Sophie Haslett – Daily Mail


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