November 7, 2015

Colon cancer tumor location and Fusobacterium nucleatum abundance, eczema in infants, fungi in Crohn’s disease, pH 4 in Yellowstone.

Pregnancy and early life

Altered Gut Microbiota Composition Associated with Eczema in Infants – Huajun Zheng – PLOS ONE

Predominant Lactobacillus species types of vaginal microbiota in pregnant Korean women: quantification of the five Lactobacillus species and two anaerobes – Jeong Hyun Kim – The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

Human respiratory microbiome

The endotracheal tube microbiome associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Staphylococcus epidermidis – An Hotterbeekx – Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Fungal Microbiota Profile in Newly-diagnosed Treatment-naïve Children with Crohn disease – Mohammad El Mouzan – Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis

Analysis of the Duodenal Microbiome in Autistic Individuals: Association with Carbohydrate Digestion – Kushak, Rafail I. – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Fusobacterium nucleatum in Colorectal Carcinoma Tissue According to Tumor Location – Kosuke Mima – Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology

Short chain fatty acids and gut microbiota differ between patients with Parkinson’s disease and age-matched controls – Marcus M. Unger – Parkinsonism & Related Disorders

Impact of Cystic Fibrosis Disease on Archaea and Bacteria Composition of Gut Microbiota  – Francesco Miragoli – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Title is confusing; “No change in mucosal gut Mycobiome” would have been more clear. No Change in the Mucosal Gut Microbiome is Associated With Celiac Disease-Specific Microbiome Alteration in Adult Patients – Valeria D’Argenio – American Journal of Gastroenterology

Assessing the Airway Microbiota in Cystic Fibrosis – Jordana E. Hoppe – Clinical Microbiology Newsletter

Review: Role of vitamin D on gut microbiota in cystic fibrosis – Mansi Kanhere – The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Review: Nutrition and the Gut Microbiome in the Elderly – Nuria Salazar – Gut Microbes

Addendum: Support for the Microgenderome Invites Enquiry into Sex Differences – Amy Wallis – Gut Microbes

Animal models

Genomic Variants Associated with Resistance to High Fat Diet Induced Obesity in a Primate Model – R. Alan Harris – Scientific Reports

Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet Supplemented with Resistant Starch Display Marked Shifts in the Liver Metabolome Concurrent with Altered Gut Bacteria – Dorothy A Kieffer – Journal of Nutrition

Animal microbiome

Identifying bacterial predictors of honey bee health – Giles E. Budge – Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Over-winter dynamics of soil bacterial denitrifiers and nitrite ammonifiers influenced by crop residues with different carbon to nitrogen ratios – Enrico Tatti – Applied Soil Ecology

Bacterial and fungal community structure and diversity in a mining region under long-term metal exposure revealed by metagenomics sequencing – Ramya Narendrula-Kotha – Ecological Genetics and Genomics

Conversion of grassland to arable decreases microbial diversity and alters community composition – Katherine E. French – Applied Soil Ecology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Differences in Bacterial Diversity and Communities Between Glacial Snow and Glacial Soil on the Chongce Ice Cap, West Kunlun Mountains – Guang Li Yan – Scientific Reports

Microbial community analysis of pH 4 thermal springs in Yellowstone National Park – Xiaoben Jiang – Extremophiles

Food microbiology

Microbiota of high-pressure-processed Serrano ham investigated by culture-dependent and culture-independent methods – N. Martínez-Onandia – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Applicability of commercial phage-based products against Listeria monocytogenes for improvement of food safety in Spanish dry-cured ham and food contact surfaces – Diana Gutiérrez – Food Control

Pollution and waste microbiology

Limited Bacterial Diversity within a Treatment Plant Receiving Antibiotic-Containing Waste from Bulk Drug Production – Nachiket P. Marathe – PLOS ONE

Microbes in the news

Costa Rican ants might have the secret to better antibiotics – L. Arias – TicoTimes

Waterfowl Worry: Recurring disease kills loons, other birds – Washington Times

STEM Gets Marvelous for a Local Student – how the microbes on the scalp could impact the hair growth –

Best-selling cleanser recalled over dangerous levels of bacteria. Liz Earle’s ‘Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser’ found to contain potentially dangerous bacteria – Ben Kentish – Interdependent

Microbes and the market

APC Microbiome Institute: Alimentary discoveries produce a gut reaction among investors – Companies aim to exploit one of the 21st century’s big advances – Financial Times


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