September 2, 2017

General microbiome

Nutrient stoichiometry shapes microbial coevolution – ML Larsen – bioRxiv

Review: Interplay of innate lymphoid cells and the microbiota – L Britanova – Immunological Reviews



Human gut microbiome

The intestinal microbiota: Antibiotics, colonization resistance, and enteric pathogens – S Kim – Immunological Reviews


Animal experiments

Effect of Propionibacterium acidipropionici P169 on the rumen and faecal microbiota of beef cattle fed a maize-based finishing diet – E Azad – Beneficial Microbes

The Effects of an Environmentally Relevant Level of Arsenic on the Gut Microbiome and its Functional Metagenome – L Chi – Toxicological Sciences


Animal microbiome 

Skin bacterial microbiome of a generalist Puerto Rican frog varies along elevation and land use gradients – MC Hughey – PeerJ

Effects of probiotic on microfloral structure of live feed used in larval breeding of turbot Scophthalmus maximus – Y Jiang – Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology


Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Synergistic rhizosphere degradation of γ-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane) through the combinatorial plant-fungal action – MD Asemoloye – PLoS One

Bacillus kiskunsagensis sp. nov., a novel alkaliphilic and moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from soda soil – AK Borsodi – International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology


Water microbiome and extremophiles 

Natronoarchaeum persicum sp. nov., a haloarchaeon isolated from a hypersaline lake – A Naghoni – International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology

Geographical variations in bacterial communities associated with soft coral Scleronephthya gracillimum – S Woo – PLoS One

Biogeochemical conversion of sulfur species in saline lakes of Steppe Altai – SV Borzenko – Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

Role of heavy metals in structuring the microbial community associated with particulate matter in a tropical estuary – VA Sheeba – Environmental Pollution


Probiotics / prebiotics

Review: To add or not to add probiotics to infant formulae? An updated systematic review – A Skórka – Beneficial Microbes


Phages and viruses

Biogeography & Environmental Conditions Shape Phage & Bacteria Interaction Networks Across The Human Microbiome – GD Hannigan – bioRxiv

ReviewImpact of transmission cycles and vector competence on global expansion and emergence of arboviruses – A Agarwal – Reviews in Medical Virology



Validation of RT-qPCR approaches to monitor Pseudomonas syringae gene expression during infection and exposure to pattern-triggered immunity – A Smith – bioRxiv

Review: Deciphering interactions between the gut microbiota and the immune system via microbial cultivation and minimal microbiomes – T Clavel – Immunological Reviews


Microbes in the news 

Could an altered microbiome predict Parkinson’s disease – Nutra Ingredients

Could faecal microbiota transplantation be used to tackle asthma – Nutra Ingredients

Probiotics effective in preventing sepsis in infants – Healio

Start made on revealing scale of gut bugs’ hijacking our signalling – Chemistry World

Dietary Indoles May Help Extend Lifespan – Emax Health

Baby Bottle Soap Recalled Due to ‘Harmful Bacteria’ – Fortune

Multi-drug resistant bacteria proliferating through poultry waste – TOI


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