May 1, 2017

General microbiome

From Gene Annotation to Function Prediction for Metagenomics – F Sharifi – Protein Function Prediction

*Review: A critical assessment of the “sterile womb” and “in utero colonization” hypotheses: implications for research on the pioneer infant microbiome – ME Perez-Muñoz – Microbiome

Collateral damage during antibiotic treatment of C. difficile infection in the aged host: insights into why recurrent disease happens – JH Shin – Gut Microbes


Human oral microbiome

Oral Treponeme Major Surface Protein: Sequence Diversity and Distributions within Periodontal Niches – M You – Molecular Oral Microbiology


Human gut microbiome

Reduction in fecal microbiota diversity and short-chain fatty acid producers in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infected individuals as revealed by PacBio single molecule, real-time sequencing technology – J Zhao – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Gut Check: The evolution of an educational board game – DA Coil – PLoS Biology

From sensing to shaping microbiota: insights into the role of NOD2 in intestinal homeostasis and progression of Crohn’s Disease – I Balasubramanian – Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol.

Functional implications of microbial and viral gut metagenome changes in early stage L-DOPA-naïve Parkinson’s disease patients – JR Bedorf – Genome Medicine


Animal microbiome

Progressive response of large intestinal bacterial community and fermentation to the stepwise decrease of dietary crude protein level in growing pigs – Y Peng – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Repeated inoculation of cattle rumen with bison rumen contents alters the rumen microbiome and improves nitrogen digestibility in cattle – GO Ribeiro – Scientific Reports

Impact and consequences of polyphenols and fructooligosaccharide interplay on gut microbiota in rats – CJ Zheng – Food & Function


Plant, root and soil microbiome

Not just browsing: an animal that grazes phyllosphere microbes facilitates community heterogeneity – R O′ Rorke – ISME

Environmental Metabarcoding Reveals Contrasting Belowground and Aboveground Fungal Communities from Poplar at a Hg Phytomanagement Site –  A Durand – Microbial Ecology

Understory Dwarf Bamboo Affects Microbial Community Structures and Soil Properties in a Betula ermanii Forest in Northern Japan – B Kong – Microbes & Environments

Effects of root exudates on denitrifier gene abundance, community structure and activity in a micro-polluted constructed wetland – H Wu – Sci. Total Environ

Contribution of native phosphorous-solubilizing bacteria of acid soils on phosphorous acquisition in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) – M Pradhan – Protoplasma



Aggregation and Adhesion Activity of Lactobacilli Isolated from Fermented Products In Vitro and In Vivo: a Potential Probiotic Strain – S Grigoryan – Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins


Built environment microbiology

Three-stage anaerobic co-digestion of food waste and horse manure – J Zhang – Scientific Reports


Microbes in news

Undeveloped microbiomes make infants more prone to illness – R Saxena – ARS Technica

Being a guinea pig for science can be a long, slow slog – B Jefferson – SCPR

Pharma pollution fuels resistance to antibiotics, bacteria turns super bug – TNN – The Times of India

Cleaning up Iowa’s beaches – E Jordan – The Gazette

Augusta hospital adopts test to help find treatment for some patients quicker – S Turner – Aiken Standard

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it – W Nicol – Digital Trends

‘Lab in a cell’ helps crack code on chlamydia – R Shore –  Edmonton Journal



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