December 8, 2016

Bacteria in upper GI tract, visceral pain, stromatolites, polluted urban soils.

Pregnancy and early life

Deep sequencing of the 16S ribosomal RNA of the neonatal oral microbiome: a comparison of breast-fed and formula-fed infants – S. S. Al-Shehri – Scientific Reports

Cesarean birth is not associated with early childhood body mass index – L. G. Smithers – Pediatric Obesity

Human skin microbiome

Culture-Based Screening of Aerobic Microbiome in Diabetic Foot Subjects and Developing Non-healing Ulcers – Saba Noor – Frontiers in Microbiology

Human gut microbiome

The active bacterial assemblages of the upper GI tract in individuals with and without Helicobacter infection – Christian Schulz – Gut

Elderly patients have an altered gut-brain axis regardless of the presence of cirrhosis – Jasmohan S. Bajaj – Scientific Reports

Review: HIV-associated changes in the enteric microbial community: potential role in loss of homeostasis and development of systemic inflammation – Gootenberg, David B – Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases

Review: A Perspective on Brain-Gut Communication: The American Gastroenterology Association and American Psychosomatic Society Joint Symposium on Brain-gut Interactions and the Intestinal Microenvironment – Aroniadis, Olga C. – Psychosomatic Medicine

Review: Mechanisms of Cross-talk between the Diet, the Intestinal Microbiome, and the Undernourished Host – Helene Velly – Gut Microbes

* Review: The Gut Microbiota as a Key Regulator of Visceral Pain – O’ Mahony, Siobhain M – Pain

Crystal ball : Microbiomes, metabolic errors and detection of performance enhancing drug abuse – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Animal and in vitro models

Masked trichothecene and zearalenone mycotoxins withstand digestion and absorption in the upper GI tract but are efficiently hydrolyzed by human gut microbiota in vitro – Silvia W. Gratz – Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Light/Dark Shifting Promotes Alcohol-Induced Colon Carcinogenesis: Possible Role of Intestinal Inflammatory Milieu and Microbiota – Faraz Bishehsari – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Colonic luminal microbiota and bacterial metabolite composition in pregnant Huanjiang mini-pigs: effects of food composition at different times of pregnancy – Xiang-feng Kong – Scientific Reports

Animal microbiome

Temporal Metagenomic and Metabolomic Characterization of Fresh Perennial Ryegrass Degradation by Rumen Bacteria – Olga L. Mayorga – Frontiers in Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Dominant mycorrhizal association of trees alters carbon and nutrient cycling by selecting for microbial groups with distinct enzyme function – Tanya E. Cheeke – New Phytologist

Diversity of bacteria and archaea in the rhizosphere of bioenergy crop Jatropha curcas – Garima Dubey – 3 Biotech

Clay-to-Carbon Ratio Controls the Effect of Herbicide Application on Soil Bacterial Richness and Diversity in a Loamy Field – H. M. L. I. Herath – Water, Air, & Soil Pollution

Microorganisms isolated from polluted urban soils highly effectives in degrading recalcitrant pesticides – Liliana Rocío Botero-Botero

Review: The Interaction between Plants and Bacteria in the Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons: An Environmental Perspective – Panagiotis Gkorezis – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Microbes in the Anthropocene: spillover of agriculturally selected bacteria and their impact on natural ecosystems – Thomas Bell – Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Water and extremophile microbiome

Participation of algal–bacterial community in the formation of modern stromatolites in Cock Soda Lake, Altai Region – O. S. Samylina – Paleontological Journal

Microbial mediated arsenic biotransformation in wetlands – Si-Yu Zhang – Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering

More microbiology

Antibiotic resistance in the wild: an eco-evolutionary perspective – Teppo Hiltunen – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Microbes in the news

New polymer £5 notes are three times cleaner and hold less bacteria, scientists have found
Less bacteria sticks to the new polymer notes as it is revealed the old paper notes were among the dirtiest in Europe – Jennifer Hale – The Sun

The Coolest Thing Bio350 Micronauts Learned in Fall 2016 – Mark O. Martin – Microbes Rule Blogspot

Glow-in-the-dark bugs bring art to life: Dr Siouxsie Wiles has teamed up with artists and schoolchildren for this weekend’s SciGlow exhibition at Auckland’s Silo Park – Jamie Morton – NZ Herald

Nearly 2 Million Pounds Of Chicken Recalled For Possible Bacteria – CBS

Magnetic purification of blood ‘pulls out’ the bacteria – Nanowerk

Microbes on the market

uBiome Announces SmartBiomeTM, a Novel Comprehensive Metagenomic Deep Sequencing Research Platform – PR Web

Synlogic CEO downplays ‘yuck factor’ of the microbiome – Big News Network

AGA and The Dannon Company Recognize Microbiome Leader Dr. Gary Wu – BusinessWire

Gut feelings: How the microbiome may affect mental illness and interact with treatment – MedicalXpress


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