January 9, 2017


Reminder: Microbiome meetup (SF Bay Area) – Tools & Techniques for analysis
by SF Bay Area Microbiome Meetup – January 31, 2016, Illumina, San Francisco. Free.

Human gut microbiome

Water activity does not shape the microbiota in the human colon – Doris Vandeputte – Gut

ReviewThe thyroid, the eyes and the gut: a possible connection – D. Covelli – Endocrinological Investigation

Review: Role of intestinal microbiota and metabolites on gut homeostasis and human diseases – Lan Lin – BMC Immunology

Review: Gut microbiota and colorectal cancer – R. Gao – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Review: How the Gut Affects Bone Metabolism – Marie-Hélène Lafage Proust – Joint Bone Spine

The role of gut microbiota in health and disease: In vitro modeling of host-microbe interactions at the aerobe-anaerobe interphase of the human gut – Julius Z.H. von Martels – Anaerobe

Animal experiments

Replacing corn with sorghum in the diet alters intestinal microbiota without altering chicken performance – N. S. Fagundes – Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition

Quantitative analyses of the bacterial microbiota of rearing environment, tilapia and common carp cultured in earthen ponds and inhibitory activity of its lactic acid bacteria on fish spoilage and pathogenic bacteria – Pierre Marie Kaktcham – World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Distinct bacterial communities across a gradient of vegetation from a preserved Brazilian Cerrado – Ademir Sergio Ferreira de Araujo – Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Soil microbial communities are shaped by vegetation type and park age in cities under cold climate – Nan Hui – Environmental Microbiology

Water and extremophile microbiome

The effect of coagulants and antiscalants discharged with seawater desalination brines on coastal microbial communities: A laboratory and in situ study from the southeastern Mediterranean – Natalia Belkin – Water Research

DNA metabarcoding reveals that 200 μm size-fractionated filtering is unable to discriminate between planktonic microbial and large eukaryotes – Lemian Liu – Molecular Ecology Resources

Water metagenomic analysis reveals low bacterial diversity and the presence of antimicrobial residues and resistance genes in a river containing wastewater from backyard aquacultures in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam – Tatsuya Nakayama –

Waste and pollution research

Microbial community redundancy in anaerobic digestion drives process recovery after salinity exposure – Jo De Vrieze – Water Research


The rumen microbial metaproteome as revealed by SDS-PAGE – Timothy J. Snelling – BMC Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Deadly, Invisible Bacteria Melioidosis Spreads In Top End Monsoon – Cayla Dengate – The Huffington Post

I’m Fasting For Science: Will It Help Tame My Multiple Sclerosis? – Brandie Jefferson – NPR

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