August 5, 2017

General microbiome

Stay connected: Electrical conductivity of microbial aggregates – C Li – Biotechnology Advances

PreprintAnti-infective potential of a quorum modulatory polyherbal extract (Panchvalkal) against certain pathogenic bacteria – P Patel – bioRxiv


Human respiratory microbiome

Fungal and Bacterial Diversity of Airway Microbiota in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis: Concordance Between Conventional Methods and Ultra-Deep Sequencing, and Their Practical use in the Clinical Laboratory. – F Botterel – Mycopathologia


Human skin microbiome

The skin microbiome and immune system: Potential target for chemoprevention? – MA Sherwani – Photodermatol. Photoimmunol. Photomed.


Human gut microbiome

Assessing gut microbiota perturbations during the early phase of infectious diarrhea in Vietnamese children – HC The – Gut Microbes

Heritable components of the human fecal microbiome are associated with visceral fat – CI Le Roy – Gut Microbes

Gut-Liver Axis Derangement in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – M Poeta – Children (Basel)

Review:Antigen-specific regulatory T-cell responses to intestinal microbiota – EV Russler-Germain – Mucosal Immunol.

Review:Sulfur Cycling and the Intestinal Microbiome – LL Barton – Dig. Dis. Sci.

Mucosal microbiome dysbiosis in gastric carcinogenesis – OO Coker – Gut


Animal microbiome 

Recent developments in understanding the role of the gut microbiota in brain health and disease – E Sherwin – Ann. N. York Acad. Sc

Review:The Gut Microbiome and Mental Health: Implications for Anxiety- and Trauma-Related Disorders – S Malan-Muller – Omics

Phylogenetic diversity and functional characterization of the Manila clam microbiota: a culture-based approach. – L Leite – Environ Sci Pollut Res Int.


Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Environment and geographic distance differ in relative importance for determining fungal community of rhizosphere and bulk soil – Kaoping Zhang – Environmental Microbiology

Below- and above-ground effects of deadwood and termites in plantation forests – MD Ulyshen – Ecosphere

Effects of biosolids from a wastewater treatment plant receiving manufactured nanomaterials on Medicago truncatula and associated soil microbial communities at low nanomaterial concentrations – C Chen – Sci Total Environ.

Compartmentalized metabolic network reconstruction of microbial communities to determine the effect of agricultural intervention on soils – MC Alvarez-Silva – PLoS One

The Aboveground Vegetation Type and Underground Soil Property Mediate the Divergence of Soil Microbiomes and the Biological Interactions – SH Wu – Microbial Ecology


Water microbiome and extremophiles

Preprint: A dynamic microbial community with high functional redundancy inhabits the cold, oxic subseafloor aquifer – B Tully – bioRxiv


Built environment 

Salt-tolerance aerobic granular sludge: formation and microbial community characteristics – O Doung – Bioresource Technology

Airborne bacterial assemblage in a zero carbon building: a case study – MHY Leung – Indoor Air


Microbes in space

Anaerobic microorganisms in astrobiological analogue environments: from field site to culture collection – CS Cockell – International Journal of Astrobiology



Phages and viruses

Bacteriophages as potential new mammalian pathogens. – GV Tetz – Scientific Reports



PreprintAn Efficient Moments-Based Inference Method for Within-Host Bacterial Infection Dynamics – D Price – bioRxiv

Novel co-culture plate enables growth dynamic-based assessment of contact-independent microbial interactions – Jr TJ Moutinho – PloS One

PCR cycles above routine numbers do not compromise high-throughput DNA barcoding results – J. Vierna – Genome

Assessment of Bacteria and Archaea in Metalworking Fluids Using Massive Parallel 16S rRNA Gene Tag Sequencing – N. Di Maiuta – Letters in Applied Microbiology

Exploring the microbiome of healthy and diseased peri-implant sites using Illumina Sequencing – I Sanz-Martin – J. Clin. Periodontol.

Isolation and Laboratory Domestication of Natural Yeast Strains – G Liti – Cold Spring Harb Protoc.


Microbes in the news

How Metagenomics Are Advancing Infectious Disease Diagnostics – Medscape

Human Microbiome Market Trend to 2022 Profiling Merck, DuPont, MicroBiome Therapeutics, Osel, Vedanta BioSciences & More – MedGadget

New Mexico Tech scientist finds cure for plant disease – El Defensor Chieftain

Permitting pain – Nature Reviews Neuroscience

When He’s Not Charting a Course for the Moon, This Entrepreneur Is Planning Big Things for Your Gut – Inc.

What you eat will protect you from flu — but only if you have the right gut bacteria – Coach

How a tick gut gene serves as a gateway for Lyme disease – YaleNews

Methane-Eating Bacteria Discovered Under The Antarctic Shelf – Iflscience

Blueberries and black tea can help your gut bacteria fight the flu – Cosmos

Microbiology Professor Wanted for Murder – The Scientist

Judge halts Margate sand dune project due to bacteria-filled ponds – NJ

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