October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! Today is the first day at my new employer uBiome. But the blog continues. Today’s blog features the gut microbiome of Type 2 Diabetes patients and the transportome of mycorrhiza.

Human skin microbiome

Inhibition of HDAC8 and HDAC9 by microbial short-chain fatty acids breaks immune tolerance of the epidermis to TLR ligands – James A. Sanford – Science Immunology

Press: Acne Gives Up Secret That Points to New Treatments – Amy Norton – WebMD

Human gut microbiome

Construction and Analysis of Functional Networks in the Gut Microbiome of Type 2 Diabetes Patients – Lianshuo Li – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Animal microbiome

Broad phylogeny and functionality of cellulosomal components in the bovine rumen microbiome – Lizi Bensoussan – Environmental Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Take a Trip Through the Plant and Fungal Transportome of Mycorrhiza – Kevin Garcia – Trends in Plant Science

Microbes in the news

Bacteria, other contaminants make costume contact lenses risky – NBC

Nurses’ Scrubs Carry Bad Bacteria. Healthcare workers, patients, and environment form ‘transmission triangle’ – Liz Highleyman – MedPage Today

A Word from Dr. Pfenninger: The weird disease of tetanus – John L. Pfenninger – Midland Daily News

Doctors transfer the power of gut bacteria – Emery Cowan – AZ Daily Sun

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