April 8, 2017

General microbiome

Modeling The Consequences Of Heterogeneity In Microbial Population Dynamics – Helena Herrmann – BioRxiv

Human respiratory microbiome

16S rRNA Gene Sequencing Reveals Site-Specific Signatures Of The Upper And Lower Airways Of Cystic Fibrosis Patients – Sarah K. Lucas – BioRxiv

Review: Airway microbial dysbiosis in asthmatic patients: A target for prevention and treatment? – Kian Fan Chung – The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Human skin microbiome

Toxification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by commensal bacteria from human skin – Juliane Sowada – Archives of Toxicology

Human gut microbiome

Long-term use of antibiotics and risk of colorectal adenoma – Yin Cao – Gut

Changes in Composition of the Gut Bacterial Microbiome after Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in a Pediatric Heart Transplant Patient – Kyle L. Flannigan – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Animal experiments

Iron Supplements Modulate Colon Microbiota Composition and Potentiate the Protective Effects of Probiotics in Dextran Sodium Sulfate-induced Colitis – Marco Constante – Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Animal microbiome

Intestinal microbiota of healthy and unhealthy Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. in a recirculating aquaculture system – Chun Wang – Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

Identification and modes of action of endogenous bacteria in taphonomy of embryos and larvae – Justin L. Eagan – Palaios

Microbial community compositions in the gastrointestinal tract of Chinese Mongolian sheep using Illumina MiSeq sequencing revealed high microbial diversity – Yan Zeng – AMB Express

Skin microbiota differs drastically between co-occurring frogs and newts – Molly C. Bletz – The Royal Society Open Science

Amphibian skin microbiota exhibits temporal variation in community structure but stability of predicted Bd-inhibitory function – Molly C Bletz – ISME

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Characterization of a metagenome-derived protease from contaminated agricultural soil microorganisms and its random mutagenesis – Chengjian Jiang – Folia Microbiologica

Metagenomic analysis exploring taxonomic and functional diversity of soil microbial communities in Chilean vineyards and surrounding native forests – Luis E Castañeda – PeerJ

Initial nitrogen enrichment conditions determines variations in nitrogen substrate utilization by heterotrophic bacterial isolates – Suchismita Ghosh – BMC Microbiology

Sequential bioavailability of sedimentary organic matter to heterotrophic bacteria – Nagissa Mahmoudi – Environmental Microbiology

Seasonal and interannual dynamics of soil microbial biomass and available nitrogen in an alpine meadow in the eastern part of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China – Bo Xu – Biogeosciences

Microbial Functional Capacity Is Preserved Within Engineered Soil Formulations Used In Mine Site Restoration – Deepak Kumaresan – Scientific Reports

Keystone microbial taxa regulate the invasion of a fungal pathogen in agro-ecosystems – P. Trivedi – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Water and extremophile microbiome

Assessing biosynthetic potential of agricultural groundwater through metagenomic sequencing: A diverse anammox community dominates nitrate-rich groundwater – William B. Ludington – PLOS ONE

Hidden diversity revealed by genome-resolved metagenomics of iron-oxidizing microbial mats from Lō’ihi Seamount, Hawai’i – Heather Fullerton – ISME

Performance and microbial community analysis in a modified anaerobic inclining-baffled reactor treating recycled paper mill effluent – Haider M. Zwain – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Microbial formation of labile organic carbon in Antarctic glacial environments – H. J. Smith – Nature Geoscience

Review: Cryospheric science: The power of glacial microbes – Elizabeth B. Kujawinski – Nature Geoscience

Taxonomic composition of Lake Baikal bacterioneuston communities – A. D. Galach’yants – Microbiology

Performance and microbial population dynamics during stable operation and reactivation after extended idle conditions in an aerobic granular sequencing batch reactor – Qiulai He – Bioresource Technology

Comparative metagenomics reveals insights into the deep-sea adaptation mechanism of the microorganisms in Iheya hydrothermal fields – Hai-liang Wang – Journal of Marine Systems

Built environment

Filthy lucre: A metagenomic pilot study of microbes found on circulating currency in New York City – Julia M. Maritz – PLOS ONE

Food microbiology

The Dynamic Microbiota Profile During Pepper (Piper nigrum L.) Peeling by Solid-State Fermentation – Qisong Hu – Current Microbiology

Molecular investigation of bacterial communities during the manufacturing and ripening of semi-hard Iranian Liqvan cheese – M. Ramezani – Food Microbiology

Identification of microbial communities, with a focus on foodborne pathogens, during kimchi manufacturing process using culture-independent and -dependent analyses – Hae-Won Lee – LWT – Food Science and Technology

Probiotics / prebiotics

Impact of probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii on the gut microbiome composition in HIV-treated patients: A double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial – Judit Villar-García – PLOS ONE

Phages and viruses

Taxonomic variability and functional stability in microbial communities infected by phages – Stilianos Louca – Environmental Microbiology

Bioinformatics

EzMap: A Simple Pipeline for Reproducible Analysis of the Human Virome – Patrick Czeczko – Bioinformatics

Microbes in the news

You Should Appreciate Germs – Bill Gates

Microbes on the market

The expanding ecosystem of microbiome startups – Juliet Preston – MedCity News

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