November 17, 2016

Sepsis diagnosis through fecal gases, colonic lesion detection, microbiological map of the horse GI tract, beachgrass invasion, thromobolites.

Pregnancy and early life

Detection of Sepsis in Preterm Infants by Fecal Volatile Organic Compounds Analysis: A Proof of Principle StudyDetection of Sepsis in Preterm Infants by Fecal Volatile Organic Compounds Analysis: A Proof of Principle Study – Berkhout, Daniel J.C. – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Human gut microbiome

DNA from fecal immunochemical test can replace stool for detection of colonic lesions using a microbiota-based model – Nielson T. Baxter – Microbiome

Disturbances of the Perioperative Microbiome Across Multiple Body Sites in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy – Rogers, Matthew B. – Pancreas

Animal experiments

Lactobacillus salivarius Isolated from Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Suppresses Collagen-Induced Arthritis and Increases Treg Frequency in Mice – Liu Xiaofei – Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research

Animal microbiome

Horse: A Microbiological Map of the Healthy Equine Gastrointestinal Tract – Aaron C. Ericsson – PLOS ONE

Scallop: Characterization of the microbiota associated to Pecten maximus gonads using 454-pyrosequencing – Aide Lasa – International Microbiology

Catfish: Ontogenetic Characterization of the Intestinal Microbiota of Channel Catfish through 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing Reveals Insights on Temporal Shifts and the Influence of Environmental Microbes – Jacob W. Bledsoe – PLOS ONE

Bacteria discovery offers possible new means of controlling crop pest – Phys.org

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Combined effects of reduced irrigation and water quality on the soil microbial community of a citrus orchard under semi-arid conditions – F. Bastida – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Seasonality and partitioning of root allocation to rhizosphere soils in a midlatitude forest – Rose Z. Abramoff – Ecosphere

Beachgrass invasion in coastal dunes is mediated by soil microbes and lack of disturbance dependence – Aaron S. David – Ecosphere

Thirty-one years of rice-rice-green manure rotations shape the rhizosphere microbial community and enrich beneficial bacteria – Xiaoxia Zhang – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Points of View: Dinner in the dark: Illuminating drivers of soil organic matter decomposition – Annemieke van der Wal – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Water and extremophile microbiome

Spatial homogeneity of bacterial and archaeal communities in the deep eastern Mediterranean Sea surface sediments – Sabine Keuter – International Microbiology

Thrombolite fabrics and origins: Influences of diverse microbial and metazoan processes on Cambrian thrombolite variability in the Great Basin, California and Nevada – Cara Harwood Theisen – Sedimentology

Three-Dimensional Structure of the Ultra-oligotrophic Marine Bacterium Pelagibacter – Xiaowei Zhao – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Metagenomics and bioinformatics

Deconvoluting simulated metagenomes: the performance of hard- and soft- clustering algorithms applied to metagenomic chromosome conformation capture (3C) – Matthew Z. DeMaere

Proteomics and metabolomics

Discovery of MRSA active antibiotics using primary sequence from the human microbiome – John Chu – Nature Chemical Biology – DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.2207

Researchers discover new antibiotics by sifting through the human microbiome – Phys.org

Sequencing techniques

Evaluation of PacBio sequencing for full-length bacterial 16S rRNA gene classification -Josef Wagner – BMC Microbiology

Bacteria in the news

Solving how harmless bacteria become an unwelcome guest – University at Buffalo

MRSA and other superbugs: could you be at risk when flying? – Lisa Salmon – BT

‘Sweet’ solution to kill bacteria in drinking water developed – Economic Times

Prenatal stress alters gut bacteria to cause lifelong problems in offspring – Medical News Today

How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table – Melinda Wenner Moyer – Scientific American

Simple changes to antibiotic treatment of MRSA may help beat the bacteria – Medical Xpress

Gut microbiota may play important role in influencing onset of blinding wet AMD – News Medical

Gut Microbiome May Determine Immunotherapy Response – Liam Davenport – Medscape

Feeling Hangry? The Science Behind Gut Health and Mood – Dana Angelo White – FoodNetwork

Gut bacteria diversity linked to immunotherapy response in melanoma patients – LabNews

Microbes on the market

Modified Bacteria Could Cure a Fatal Genetic Disorder Found in Infants – Futurism

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Enterome Announce Immuno-Oncology Collaboration Focused on Microbiome-Derived Biomarkers, Drug Targets and Bioactive Molecules – Bristol-Myers Squibb

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