June 8, 2017

Modeling colon physiology to predict microbiota growth, a review of plant-bacteria genome-wide association studies, sporeforming bacteria isolated from beer.

General microbiome

Review: Systematic Review: The Impact of Cancer Treatment on the Gut and Vaginal Microbiome in Women With a Gynecological Malignancy – Ann Muls – International Journal of Gynecological Cancer

Pregnancy and early life

Contributions of the maternal oral and gut microbiome to placental microbial colonization in overweight and obese pregnant women – Luisa F Gomez-Arango – Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Bread Affects Clinical Parameters and Induces Gut Microbiome-Associated Personal Glycemic Responses – Tal Korem – Cell Metabolism

* Global metabolic interaction network of the human gut microbiota for context-specific community-scale analysis – Jaeyun Sung – Nature Communications

The gut metagenome changes in parallel to waist circumference, brain iron deposition and cognitive function – Gerard Blasco – Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Gut microbiota composition in relation to the metabolic response to 12-week combined polyphenol supplementation in overweight men and women – J Most – European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Complete genome sequence of Clostridium perfringens CBA7123 isolated from a faecal sample from Korea – Yeon Bee Kim – Gut Pathogens

Review: The Research Progress on Intestinal Stem Cells and Its Relationship with Intestinal Microbiota – Qihang Hou – Frontiers in Immunology

Review: Gut microbiota: Intestinal fungi fuel the inflammatory fire in alcoholic liver disease – Hugh Thomas – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology

* Effect of water flow and chemical environment on microbiota growth and composition in the human colon – Jonas Cremer – PNAS

Animal experiments

Gut-Associated Lymphoid Tissue: A Key Tissue Inside the Mucosal Immune System of Hens Immunized with Escherichia coli F4 – Maria F Peralta – Frontiers in Immunology

Gut Dysbiosis and Neurobehavioral Alterations in Rats Exposed to Silver Nanoparticles – Angela B Javurek – Scientific Reports

Improved detection of gene-microbe interactions in the mouse skin microbiota using high-resolution QTL mapping of 16S rRNA transcripts – Meriem Belheouane – Microbiome

In Vitro Study of the Metabolic Characteristics of Eight Isoquinoline Alkaloids from Natural Plants in Rat Gut Microbiota – Chi-Yu He – Molecules

Animal microbiome

Symbionts in waiting: the dynamics of incipient endosymbiont complementation and replacement in minimal bacterial communities of psyllids – Jennifer L Morrow – Microbiome

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Applying community ecological theory to maximize productivity of cultivated biocrusts – Matthew A Bowker – Ecological Applications

Is soil microbial diversity affected by soil and groundwater salinity? Evidences from a coastal system in central Italy – Loredana Canfora – Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

* Review: Genome-Wide Association Studies In Plant Pathosystems: Toward an Ecological Genomics Approach – Claudia Bartoli – Frontiers in Plant Science

Linking rhizosphere microbiome composition of wild and domesticated Phaseolus vulgaris to genotypic and root phenotypic traits – Juan E Pérez-Jaramillo – The ISME Journal

Water and extremophile microbiome

Changes in Microbial (Bacteria and Archaea) Plankton Community Structure after Artificial Dispersal in Grazer-Free Microcosms – Hera Karayanni – Microorganisms

Identifying the core seed bank of a complex boreal bacterial metacommunity – Clara Ruiz-González – The ISME Journal

Genomic insights into temperature-dependent transcriptional responses of Kosmotoga olearia, a deep-biosphere bacterium that can grow from 20oC to 79oC – Stephen M J Pollo – bioRxiv

Transient exposure to oxygen or nitrate reveals ecophysiology of fermentative and sulfate-reducing benthic microbial populations – Zainab Abdulrahman Beiruti – bioRxiv

Food microbiology

Evolution of class 1 integrons: Mobilization and dispersal via food-borne bacteria – Timothy M Ghaly – PLOS ONE

* Sporeforming bacteria in beer: Occurrence, diversity, presence of hop resistance genes and fate in alcohol-free and lager beers – Allan R G Munford – Food Control


Probiotic Bifidobacterium bifidum G9-1 attenuates 5-fluorouracil-induced intestinal mucositis in mice via suppression of dysbiosis-related secondary inflammatory responses – Shinichi Kato – Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology

Review: The Role of the Microbiome and the use Of Probiotics in Gastrointestinal Disorders in Adults in the Asia-Pacific Region – Uday C Goshal – Journal of Gastroenterology and Hematology

Phages and viruses

Evolution of selective-sequencing approaches for virus discovery and virome analysis – Arvind Kumar – Virus Research


Review: Novel approaches in function-driven single-cell genomics – Devin F R Doud – FEMS Microbiology Reviews

Fast Method for the determination of Short-chain-length Polyhydroxyalkanoates (scl-PHAs) in Bacterial Samples by In Vial-Thermolysis (IVT) – Federica Abbondanzi – New Biotechnology

Microbes in the news

Are Pets the New Probiotic? – Richard Schiffman – The New York Times

Gut bacteria could protect cancer patients and pregnant women from Listeria, study suggests – EurekAlert

Impact of protective bacteria linked to infection route, study finds – EurekAlert

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