July 9, 2017

Double Day Digest! Today we have picks for the entire weekend in one post, so here is a great selection!


Events and jobs

Laboratory Technician – Cranleigh Scientific – Cambridge, England

General microbiome

Review – Food-animal production and the spread of antibiotic resistance: the role of ecology – Benjamin J Koch – Frontiers in Ecology and the Enviroment

Human skin microbiome 

Impact of coated TiO2-nanoparticles used in sunscreens on two representative strains of the human microbiota: Effect of the particle surface nature and aging – Laura Rowenczyk – Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Human gut microbiome

Review – Gut microbiome, metabolome, and allergic diseases – So-ichiro Hirata – Allergology International

Review – Bile Acids and Intestinal Microbiota in Autoimmune Cholestatic Liver Diseases – You Li – Autoimmunity Reviews

Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis LKM512 reduces levels of intestinal trimethylamine produced by intestinal microbiota in healthy volunteers: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study – Mitsuharu Matsumoto – Journal of Functional Foods

Animal experiments

Long-term consumption of caffeine-free high sucrose cola beverages aggravates the pathogenesis of EAE in mice – Guangchao Cao  – Cell Discovery

Review – Using probiotics to improve swine gut health and nutrient utilization – Shengfa F. Liao – Animal Nutrition

Dietary and lifestyle disease indices and caecal microbiota in high fat diet, dietary fibre free diet, or DSS induced IBD models in ICR mice – Takashi Kuda – Journal of Functional Foods

Head-injury profoundly affects gut microbiota homeostasis: results of a pilot study – Anne-Judith Waligora-Dupriet – Nutrition

Animal microbiome

Review – Marine animal microbiomes: towards understanding host-microbiome interactions in a changing ocean – Amy Apprill – Frontiers in Marine Science

Influence of elevation in structuring the gut bacterial communities of Apis cerana – S Sudhagar – Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Comparison of soil biosolarization with mesophilic and thermophilic solid digestates on soil microbial quantity and diversity – Jesús D. Fernández-Bayo – Applied Soil Ecology

Contrasting habitats but comparable microbial decomposition in the benthic and hyporheic zone – Ute Risse-Buhl – Science of The Total Environment

Beneficial traits of bacterial endophytes belonging to the core communities of the tomato root microbiome – Baoyu Tian – Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment

Long- term grapevine cultivation and agro-environment affect rhizosphere microbiome rather than plant age – L.M. Manici – Applied Soil Ecology

Comparison of soil biosolarization with mesophilic and thermophilic solid digestates on soil microbial quantity and diversity – Jesús D. Fernández-Bayo – Applied Soil Ecology

Positive effects of plant association on rhizosphere microbial communities depend on plant species involved and soil nitrogen level – Barbara Pivato – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Water and extremophile microbiome

Current Trend of Metagenomic Data Analytics for Cyanobacteria Blooms – JianDong Huang – Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection

Early bacterial biofilm colonizers in the coastal waters of Mauritius – Sillma Rampadarath – Electronic Journal of Biotechnology

Metagenomic analysis reveals wastewater treatment plants as hotspots of antibiotic resistance genes and mobile genetic elements – Jianhua Guo – Water Research

Characterization of microbial signatures from advanced treated wastewater biofilms – Leddy, Menu B – AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION

Greater diversity of soil fungal communities and distinguishable seasonal variation in temperate deciduous forests compared with subtropical evergreen forests of eastern China – Jinhong He – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Microbes from mined sites: Harnessing their potential for reclamation of derelict mine sites – Palanisami Thavamani – Environmental Pollution

Bacterial communities and chemical parameters in soils and coastal sediments in response to diesel spills at Carlini Station, Antarctica – Susana Vázquez – Science of The Total Environment

Food microbiology

Elucidating microbial community adaptation to anaerobic co-digestion of fats, oils, and grease and food waste – Yamrot M. Amha – Water Research


Personalized microbiome dynamics – Cytometric fingerprints for routine diagnostics – Christin Koch – Molecular Aspects of Medicine

Development of a real-time PCR method for quantification of Prevotella histicola from the gut – Baskar Balakrishnan – Anaerobe

Microbes in the news

Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible – TIME – Jeffrey Kluger

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