July 27, 2017

General microbiome

Microbiota-host Transgenomic Metabolism, Bioactive Molecules from the Inside –  S Turroni – J. Med. Chem.

Cyanophages exhibit rhythmic infection patterns under light-dark cycles – R Liu – bioRxiv

The effect of aspartate supplementation on the microbial composition and innate immunity on mice – P Bin – Amino Acids

Clinical impact of pre-transplant gut microbial diversity on outcomes of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation – N Doki – Annals of Hematology

Differentiating botulinum-neurotoxin-producing clostridia with a simple, multiplex PCR assay – CHD Williamson – Appl. Environ. Microbiol.

Review: Antimicrobial resistance in the next 30 years, humankind, bugs and drugs: a visionary approach – M Bassetti – Intensive Care Med.

Lactobacillus fermentum CECT 5716 and a reduction of the Staphylococcus load in breast milk which reduces the risk of infectious mastitis: evaluation of a health claim pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 – EFSA Panel – EFSA Journal


Human gut microbiome

Specific signatures of the gut microbiota and increased levels of butyrate in children treated with fermented cow’s milk containing heat-killed Lactobacillus paracasei CBA L74 – R Canani Berni – Appl. Environ. Microbiol.

Examining the gut bacteriome, virome, and mycobiome in glucose metabolism disorders: Are we on the right track? –  C Stefenaki – Metab.Clin.Exp.


Animal microbiome

Assessment of Cultivable Oral Bacterial Flora from Important Venomous Snakes of India and Their Antibiotic Susceptibilities – IK Shaikh – Current Microbiology


Plant, root and soil microbiome

Rhizosphere Sampling Protocols for Microbiome (16S/18S/ITS rRNA) Library Preparation and Enrichment for the Isolation of Drought Tolerance-Promoting Microbes – V Lakshmanan – Methods in Molecular Biology

Toward a Resilient, Functional Microbiome: Drought Tolerance-Alleviating Microbes for Sustainable Agriculture – V Lakshmanan – Methods in Molecular Biology

Review: Biochar-rhizosphere interactions – A review – S Głuszek – Pol J Microbiol.

Interactions between Pteris vittata L. genotypes and a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-degrading bacterium (Alcaligenes sp.) in arsenic uptake and PAH-dissipation – L Sun -Environmental Pollution


Built environment

The performance and microbial communities of biodegradation-electron transfer with sulfur metabolism integrated process for flue gas desulfurization wastewater treatment – C Wei – Bioprocess Biosyst Eng.



Dual RNA-Seq of Lysobacter capsici AZ78 – Phytophthora infestans interaction shows the implementation of attack strategies by the bacterium and unsuccessful oomycete defense responses –  S Tomada – Environmental Microbiology


Microbes in news

Infant Gut Microbiome May Influence Cognitive Development – Whole Foods Magazine

HEALTHY BITES: The importance of a healthy gut – My Web Times

Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants – Phys.org

Algae cultivation technique could advance biofuels – Science Daily

Bacteria may explain why uncircumcised face higher HIV risk – UPI

Cafe shut down at LA Fitness that had Legionnaires’ bacteria – Orlando Sentinel

Link between Saharan Dust and Vibrio bacteria – Kiiitv.com

Life evolves adaptions to microgravity – Phys.org

Algal solution- Could Spirulina modify the microbiome to protect against age related damage – Nutra Ingredients

Penis Microbiome Could Enhance Risk of Infection with HIV – Invisiverse

Building Codes for Bacterial Cities – Quanta Magazine

Researchers offer new and novel paradigm for advancing research on beneficial microbes – Phys.org

15 facts about fecal transplants – The straight poop – Genetic Literacy Project

He thought he just had blisters from a hike. He had flesh-eating bacteria and nearly died – The Washington Post

$1.8 million NIH grant to Wayne State to aid in developing improved cholera treatments – EurekAlert

Investigator | High levels of E.Coli bacteria found at local shopping malls – WKYC

Beautiful and bizarre things to buy: From wall art to a probiotic deodorant – Livemint

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