December 29, 2016

A foundational coral, bacteria in tree hollows, mining and visualizing microbiome data with Calypso, viral metagenomics in aquaculture.

General microbiome

Editorial: You are not alone – M. Ludwig – Acta Physiologica

Human ear microbiome

The Relationship of the Middle Ear Effusion Microbiome to Secretory Mucin Production in Pediatric Patients with Chronic Otitis Media – Krueger, Anna – The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Animal experiments

Improvement of Intestinal Immune Cell Function by Lactic Acid Bacteria for Dairy Products – Tomonori Kamiya – Microorganisms

In poultry: Zeolite food supplementation reduces abundance of enterobacteria – Tanka P. Prasai – Microbiological Research

Animal microbiome

Effects of predation and nutrient enrichment on the success and microbiome of a foundational coral – Elizabeth C. Shaver – Ecology

By their own devices: invasive Argentine ants have shifted diet without clear aid from symbiotic microbes – Yi Hu – Molecular Ecology

Gut content microbiota of introduced bigheaded carps (Hypophthalmichthys spp.) inhabiting the largest shallow lake in Central Europe – Andrea K. Borsodi – Microbiological Research

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Ericoid Roots and Mycospheres Govern Plant-Specific Bacterial Communities in Boreal Forest Humus – Sari Timonen – Microbial Ecology

Benzo(a)pyrene degradation and microbial community responses in composted soil – Fengxiao Zhu – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Bacteria and Hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) in Tree Hollows From the Iberian Mediterranean Forest – I. R. Sánchez-Galván – Environmental Entomology

Cd immobilization and reduced tissue Cd accumulation of rice (Oryza sativa wuyun-23) in the presence of heavy metal-resistant bacteria – Ya Li – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Water microbiome

Environmental Viral Metagenomics Analyses in Aquaculture: Applications in Epidemiology and Disease Control – Hetron M. Munang’andu – Frontiers in Microbiology

Food microbiology

Microbial Ecology Dynamics in Portuguese Broa Sourdough – João M. Rocha – Journal of Food Quality

Bioinformatics and metagenomics

Calypso: a user-friendly web-server for mining and visualizing microbiome–environment interactions – Martha Zakrzewski – Bioinformatics

DACE: A Scalable DP-means Algorithm for Clustering Extremely Large Sequence Data – Linhao Jiang – Bioinformatics

A novel approach based on KATZ measure to predict associations of human microbiota with non-infectious diseases – Xing Chen – Bioinformatics

Measuring the diversity of the human microbiota with targeted next-generation sequencing – Francesca Finotello – Briefings in Bioinformatics

More microbiology

Collective Resistance in Microbial Communities by Intracellular Antibiotic Deactivation – Robin A. Sorg – PLOS Biology
Microbes in the news

Circadian rhythms and the microbiome – Cosmos Magazine

You Don’t Even Want To Know About Bacteria On The Space Station – Trace Dominguez – Seeker

Rabbits, Bacteria and Calcium – Carl Palazzolo – Long Beach Post

Bacteria evolving more sophisticated antibiotic resistance – Brooks Hays – UPI

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