Stay connected: Electrical conductivity of microbial aggregates – C Li – Biotechnology Advances
Preprint: Anti-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
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
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.
Water microbiome and extremophiles
Preprint: A dynamic microbial community with high functional redundancy inhabits the cold, oxic subseafloor aquifer – B Tully – bioRxiv
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
Preprint: An 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
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
New Mexico Tech scientist finds cure for plant disease – El Defensor Chieftain
Permitting pain – Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Microbiology Professor Wanted for Murder – The Scientist