August 2, 2017

Enjoy your new  Microbiome Digest with some hot news on this very hot day. Methane- eating microbes found in lake deep beneath Antarctic ice sheet, while some some unexpected life was also found at the bottom of high Arctic Lakes.


Human respiratory microbiome
Distal airway microbiome is associated with immunoregulatory myeloid cell responses in lung transplant recipients – Nirmal S. Sharma – The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplatation
Human oral microbiome

The oral microbiota in patients with pancreatic cancer, patients with IPMNs, and controls: a pilot study – Sara H. Olson – Cancer Causes & Control

Metabolic Fingerprints from the Human Oral Microbiome Reveal a Vast Knowledge Gap of Secreted Small Peptidic Molecules – Anna Edlund –  mSystems
Prevalence of periodontal pathogens among italian patients with chronic periodontitis: a retrospective study on 2992 patients – L. Tettamanti- Oral & Implantology



Human gut microbiome

Metabolites and microbial composition of stool of women with fecal incontinence: Study design and methods – Lily A. Arya – Neurology Urodynamics

Microscopic Colitis After Fecal Microbiota Transplant – Matthew J. Fasullo – ACG Case Reports Journal
Alteration in the gastric microbiota and its restoration by probiotics in patients with functional dyspepsia – Muneki Igarashi  – BMJ Open Gastroenterology

Aggravation of collagen-induced arthritis by orally administered Porphyromonas gingivalis through modulation of the gut microbiota and gut immune system – Keisuke Sato – Scientific Reports

The gut microbiota, a new cardiovascular risk factor? – Caroline Chong-Nguyen – La Presse Médicale

The Association between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Gut Microbiota Composition in Premenopausal Women – Yifan Yang – Nutrients

Gut microbiota metabolites for sweetening type I diabetes – Thamer Aljtaily – Cellular & Molecular Immunology

Vasopressin deletion is associated with sex-specific shifts in the gut microbiome – Christopher T. Fields – Gut Microbes

Stable engraftment of human microbiota into mice with a single oral gavage following antibiotic conditioning –  Christopher Staley – Microbiome

Animal microbiome 

Temporal dynamics of in-situ fiber-adherent bacterial community under ruminal acidotic conditions determined by 16S rRNA gene profiling – Renee M. Petri – PLOS One

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Activity, biomass and composition of microbial communities and their degradation pathways in exposed propazine soil – C. Jiang  – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Response of microbial community and catabolic genes to simulated petroleum hydrocarbon spills in soils/sediments from different geographic locations– Qinglong Liu – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Primary productivity as a control over soil microbial diversity along environmental gradients in a polar desert ecosystem – Kevin M. Geyer – PeerJ

Steering Soil Microbiomes to Suppress Aboveground Insect Pests – Ana Pineda –  Trends in Plant Science

Importance of exposure dynamics of metal-based nano-ZnO, -Cu and -Pb governing the metabolic potential of soil bacterial communities  – Yujia Zhai – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Water and extremophile microbiome 

Production and degradation of fluorescent dissolved organic matter derived from bacteria –  Ken Arai – Journal of Oceanography

Viral to metazoan marine plankton nucleotide sequences from the Tara Oceans expedition – Adriana Alberti – Scientific Data
Watershed Urbanization Linked to Differences in Stream Bacterial Community Composition – Jacob D. Hosen – Frontiers in Microbiology

Influence of Igneous Basement on Deep Sediment Microbial Diversity on the Eastern Juan de Fuca Ridge Flank – Jessica M. Labonté – Frontiers in Microbiology

Coordinated regulation of growth, activity and transcription in natural populations of the unicellular nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Crocosphaera – Samuel T. Wilson – Nature Microbiology

The global biogeography of amino acid variants within a single SAR11 population is governed by natural selection – Tom O. Delmont – bioRxiv


Food microbiology

Microorganisms in Fermented Apple Beverages: Current Knowledge and Future Directions – Fabien J. Cousin – Microorganisms

Probiotics / prebiotics

Next-generation probiotics targeting Clostridium difficile through precursor-directed antimicrobial biosynthesis – Jennifer K. Spinler – Infection and Immunity

Forum: Genetically Engineered Bacteria for Treating Human Disease – Buyun Ma – Trends in Pharmacological Sciences


Microbes in news


Methane-eating microbes found beneath Antarctica’s melting ice sheets

Unexpected Life Found at the Bottom of High Arctic Lakes

Tracking microbial succession in petroleum wells

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