January 3, 2017

Denture microbiome, insulin resistance and appendix microbiome in obesity, raw milk microbiome, subtropical forest soils, biofilms in drinking water systems, metabolomics of a Mediterranean diet, cell shape and biofilms.

Human oral microbiome

The Denture-Associated Oral Microbiome in Health and Stomatitis – Baochen Shi – mSphere

Commentary: A novel strategy for diagnosing viral versus bacterial infection: implications for oral diseases – Nataly Kravchenko-Balasha – Oral Diseases

Human gut microbiome

*  Insulin resistance is associated with specific gut microbiota in appendix samples from
morbidly obese patients – Isabel Moreno-Indias – American Journal of Translational Research

Microbiology of nearly sterile sites

Improving molecular diagnosis of neonatal septicaemia: Comparative evaluation of different protocols for extraction of bacterial and fungal DNA from blood samples – Gargi Dangre-Mudey – International Journal of Current Research in Medical Sciences

Animal microbiome

Impacts of Seasonal Housing and Teat Preparation on Raw Milk Microbiota: a High-Throughput Sequencing Study – Conor J. Doyle – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Biogeography and molecular diversity of coral symbionts in the genus Symbiodinium around the Arabian Peninsula – Maren Ziegler – Journal of Biogeography

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Colonization and community structure of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in maize roots at different depths in the soil profile respond differently to phosphorus inputs on a long-term experimental site – Chao Wang – Mycorrhiza

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition is altered by long-term litter removal but not litter addition in a lowland tropical forest – Merlin Sheldrake – New Phytologist

Modeling of mineral nutrient uptake of spruce tree roots as affected by the ion dynamics in the rhizosphere: Upscaling of model results to field plot scale – H. Nietfeld – Ecological Modelling

Competition between rhizobia under different environmental conditions affects the nodulation of a legume – Zhao Jun Ji – Systematic and Applied Microbiology


Altered precipitation seasonality impacts the dominant fungal but rare bacterial taxa in subtropical forest soils – Qian Zhao – Biology and Fertility of Soils

Cultivable bacterial communities associated with roots of rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) with the potential to contribute to plant growth – Thais Freitas da Silva – Applied Soil Ecology

Isolation of Soil and Endophytic Fungi from Rice (Oryza sativa L.) – Thianrat Leewijit – Journal of Agricultural Technology

Effects of Dry and Wet Sieving of Soil on Identification and Interpretation of Microbial Community Composition – A. Blaud – Advances in Agronomy

Book chapter: The Significance of Plant-Associated Microbial Rhizosphere for the Degradation of Xenobiotic Compounds – Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal – Plant Responses to Xenobiotics

Review: Plant Communication With Associated Microbiota in the Spermosphere, Rhizosphere and Phyllosphere – P. Lemanceau – Advances in Botanical Research

Review: Plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria: Biocontrol potential for pathogens – Roomina Mazhar – Pure Appl Biol

Water and extremophile microbiome

* Spatial and temporal analogies in microbial communities in natural drinking water biofilms – I. Douterelo – Science of The Total Environment

Metagenomic Analysis of Hot Springs in Central India Reveals Hydrocarbon Degrading Thermophiles and Pathways Essential for Survival in Extreme Environments – Rituja Saxena – Frontiers in Microbiology

Response of the microbial community to bioturbation by benthic macrofauna on intertidal flats – Hui Shen – Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Review: Biotechnological Applications of Marine Enzymes From Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, and Sponges – S. Parte – Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

Waste and pollution microbiology

Inhibitory effects of sodium azide on microbial growth in experimental resuspension of marine sediment – Cabrol Léa – Journal of Microbiological Methods

Effect of various chemical oxidation agents on soil microbial communities – Eva Kakosová – Chemical Engineering Journal

Shifts in microbial community structure and function in surface waters impacted by unconventional oil and gas wastewater revealed by metagenomics – N.L. Fahrenfeld – Science of the Total Environment

Changes in the microbial community during bioremediation of gasoline-contaminated soil – Aline Jaime Leal – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Performance and microbial communities of completely autotrophic denitrification in a bioelectrochemically-assisted constructed wetland system for nitrate removal – Dan Xu – Bioresource Technology

Screening selectively harnessed environmental microbial communities for biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in moving bed biofilm reactors – Marc A. Demeter – Bioresource Technology

Review: Resource recovery from wastewater by biological technologies: opportunities, challenges and prospects – Daniel Puyol – Frontiers in Microbiology


A Review of the Ubiquity of Ascomycetes Filamentous Fungi in Relation to Their Economic and Medical Importance – Mary Augustina Egbuta – Advances in Microbiology


Editorial: Filamentous Bacteriophage in Bio/Nano/Technology, Bacterial Pathogenesis and Ecology – Jasna Rakonjac – Frontiers in Microbiology


Adherence to a Mediterranean diet influences the fecal metabolic profile of microbial-derived phenolics in a Spanish cohort of middle-age and older people – Isabel Gutiérrez-Díaz – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

MASTR-MS: a web-based collaborative laboratory information management system (LIMS) for metabolomics – Adam Hunter – Metabolomics

More microbiology

* Cell morphology drives spatial patterning in microbial communities – William P. J. Smith – PNAS

Microbes in the news

A Gut Makeover for the New Year – Roni Caryn Rabin – The New York Times

Keys plan field trial for bacteria-infected mosquitoes – Associated Press

Salmonella bacteria threatens Mudumalai: cattle and elephants died – Times of India

How your gut’s circadian rhythm affects your whole body – Richard G. “Bugs” Stevens – The Conversation

Eat Dirt… It’s Good For You (So Are Worms) – Tanya Mead – The Alternative Daily

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