December 21, 2016

Fluorescence in the mouth, stool transplant with own stool sometimes works too, Clostridium difficile and nutritional niches in the mouse, bacterioplankton metabolism in the Dead Zone, and the invisible Esther Lederberg.

General microbiome

Review: The microbiome in health and disease: a new role of microbes in molecular medicine – Ingo B. Autenrieth – Journal of Molecular Medicine

Human mouth microbiome

Red and Green Fluorescence from Oral Biofilms – Catherine M. C. Volgenant – PLOS ONE

Characterization of saliva microbiota’s functional feature based on metagenomic sequencing – Fang Yang – SpringerPlus

Human respiratory microbiome

Characterization of microbiome in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with lung cancer comparing with benign mass like lesions – Sang Hoon Lee – Lung Cancer

Human gut microbiome

Complete Microbiota Engraftment Is Not Essential for Recovery from Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection following Fecal Microbiota Transplantation – Christopher Staley – mBio

Press: Study provides clues to improving fecal microbiota transplantation – MedicalXpress

Review: Fecal microbiota transplantation for multiple organ dysfunction syndrome – Nathan J. Klingensmith – Critical Care

Review: Tuning constitutive and pathological inflammation in the gut via the interaction of dietary nitrate and polyphenols with host microbiome – Bárbara S. Rocha – The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology

Review: Redox signaling mediated by the gut microbiota – Rheinallt M. Jones – Free Radical Biology and Medicine

Editorial: The gut microbiota and immune-regulation: the fate of health and disease –
Eliana Mariño – Clinical Translational Immunology

Animal experiments

Collateral Damage: Detrimental Effect of Antibiotics on the Development of Protective Immune Memory – Joseph M. Benoun – mBio

Clostridium difficile colonizes alternative nutrient niches during infection across distinct murine gut environments – Matthew L Jenior – bioRxiv

Water microbiome

Decoding bacterioplankton metabolism in the northern Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone – J. Cameron Thrash – bioRxiv

Built environment microbiome

Resilient microorganisms in dust samples of the International Space Station—survival of the adaptation specialists – Maximilian Mora – Microbiome

Phages and viruses

Not sure if this is such a good idea…. Application of Bacteriophage-containing Aerosol against Nosocomial Transmission of Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in an Intensive Care Unit – Yu-Huai Ho – PLOS ONE

Microbial ecology

Disturbance Regimes Predictably Alter Diversity in an Ecologically Complex Bacterial System – Sean M. Gibbons – mBio

Microbes in the news

Will Microbiome Board Game Become Infectious? – Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

Appointment of New Features Editor: Melanie Blokesch – Molecular Microbiology

Microbiomes mix it up – Larrie Stone – Washington County Enterprise

Invisible Esther: the ‘Other’ Lederberg – Walt Nakonechny

DNA markers distinguish between harmless, deadly bacteria. Large genome study IDs potential virulence factors to discriminate new species – Science Daily

Researchers Use Genomic Analysis to Study the Deadly Bacteria Responsible for “Rabbit Fever” – David Jennings – Natural Science News

Prostate cancer drug based on sea-bed bacteria brings complete remission for half of patients – Sarah Knapton – Telegraph

New Laser Treatment Based On Deep-Sea Bacteria Effectively Treats Prostate Cancer – IFL Science

Laser therapy leaves no sign of prostate cancer in 50% of trial patients – John von Radowitz – Independent

How bacteria survive antibiotic treatment – Science Daily

Mouthwash May Kill Gonorrhea Bacteria – Sara G. Miller – LiveScience

Video about resistant starch with nice visualizations: The Hungry Microbiome – Data61

Video: Saving Atlantis: The global coral microbiome project in the Red Sea – Science 360

Happy Holidays from Microbiology Lab – Maria Anne – Clinical Laboratory Blogspot

Microbes on the market

Evolve BioSystems Successfully Defends European Patent Opposition by Danone, Maintaining Their Position as Leaders in the Infant Gut Microbiome Space – Market Wired


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