December 15, 2016

Preannouncement of the second SF Bay Area Microbiome Meetup in January, enteric dysfunction in Malawian children, gastric microbiota in twins, Antarctic fish, soil of a medieval foundry.


Preannouncement: 2nd SF Bay Area Microbiome Meetup – January 31, 2017 – Illumina, San Francisco – SF Biome

3rd Translational Microbiome Conference – April 11-13, 2017, Boston

Human gut microbiome

Environmental Enteric Dysfunction and the Fecal Microbiota in Malawian Children – M. Isabel Ordiz – Am J Trop Med Hyg

Characterization of Gastric Microbiota in Twins – Quanjiang Dong – Current Microbiology

Faecal Carriage of Gram-Negative Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria among Patients Hospitalized in Two Centres in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Bayaraa Baljin – PLOS ONE

Lifestyle and geographic insights into the distinct gut microbiota in elderly women from two different geographic locations – Ji-Hee Shin – Journal of Physiological Anthropology

Ability of Lactobacillus kefiri LKF01 (DSM32079) to colonize the intestinal environment and modify the gut microbiota composition of healthy individuals – Marco Toscano – Digestive and Liver Disease

Review: The intestinal microbiota in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant and graft-versus-host disease – Anna Staffas – Blood

Review: A story of metformin-butyrate synergism to control various pathological conditions as a consequence of gut microbiome modification: Genesis of a wonder drug?
Kunal Maniar – Pharmacological Research

Animal models

Selective photoantisepsis – David M. Harris – Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

Press: Laser Treatments Shown Effective in Killing Bacteria That Cause Dental Disease – Photonics

Induction of FXR signaling in germ-free mice colonized with a human microbiota – Annika Wahlström – Journal of Lipid Research

Modulation of urinary siderophores by the diet, gut microbiota and inflammation in mice
Xia Xiao – Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Value added by Spirulina platensis in two different diets on growth performance, gut microbiota, and meat quality of Japanese quails – Mohamed S. Yusuf – Veterinary World

Triatomine bugs, their microbiota and Trypanosoma cruzi: asymmetric responses of bacteria to an infected blood meal – Sebastián Díaz – Parasites & Vectors

Dietary Keratan Sulfate from Shark Cartilage Modulates Gut Microbiota and Increases the Abundance of Lactobacillus spp. – Qingsen Shang – Marine Drugs

New insights into the role of the porcine intestinal yeast, Kazachstania slooffiae, in intestinal environment of weaned piglets – Vladimir Urubschurov – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Animal microbiome

The Gut Microbial Community of Antarctic Fish Detected by 16S rRNA Gene Sequence Analysis – Wei Song – BioMed Research International

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

It is elemental: Soil nutrient stoichiometry drives bacterial diversity – Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo – Environmental Microbiology

Probiotic Diversity Enhances Rhizosphere Microbiome Function and Plant Disease Suppression – Jie Hu – mBio

Composition of endophytic fungal community associated with leaves of maize cultivated in south Brazilian field – Vivian J. Szilagyi-Zecchin – Acta Microbiologica et Immunologica Hungarica

Vegetation type and layer depth influence nitrite-dependent methane-oxidizing bacteria in constructed wetland – Mengxi Yang – Archives of Micobiology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Nitrate addition has minimal short-term impacts on Greenland ice sheet supraglacial prokaryotes – Karen A. Cameron – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Insights into bacterioplankton community structure from Sundarbans mangrove ecoregion using Sanger and Illumina MiSeq sequencing approaches: A comparative analysis – Anwesha Ghosh – Genomics Data

Microbial community structure and dynamics in thermophilic composting viewed through metagenomics and metatranscriptomics – Luciana Principal Antunes – Scientific Reports

Pollution microbiology

Atmospheric Deposition-Carried Zn and Cd from a Zinc Smelter and Their Effects on Soil Microflora as Revealed by 16S rDNA – Feng Shen – Scientific Reports

Paleomicrobiology to investigate copper resistance in bacteria: Isolation and description of Cupriavidus necator B9 in the soil of a medieval foundry – David C. Gillan – Environmental Microbiology

More microbiology

Stochastic Model for Direction Changes of Swimming Bacteria – Guido Fier – bioRxiv

Microbes in the news

Pitt study links cystic fibrosis lung inflammation to opportunistic bacteria – Lydia Nuzum – BizJournals

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