September 29, 2017

General microbiome

Metabolic and process engineering for biodesulfurization in Gram-negative bacteria – I. Martínez, Journal of Biotechnology

Biofilms: Survival and defense strategy for pathogens – Ashutosh Kumar, International Journal of Medical Microbiology

Effect of Substrate Conversion on Performance of Microbial Fuel Cells and Anodic Microbial Communities – Zhao Yang-Guo, Environmental Engineering Science

Comparison of the impacts of zinc ions and zinc nanoparticles on nitrifying microbial community – Qiang Wu, Journal of Hazardous Materials

Models of microbiome evolution incorporating host and microbial selection – Qinglong Zeng, Microbiome

Pregnancy and early life

Impact of delivery mode on the colostrum microbiota composition – Marco Toscano, BMC Microbiology

Multi-site human microbiome

Human Microbiome in Brazil – Luciana Campos Paulino, The Brazilian Microbiome

Forensic genetics and genomics: Much more than just a human affair – Miguel Arenas, PLoS Genetics

South Asian Health: Inflammation, Infection, Exposure, and the Human Microbiome – Jennifer Leng, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

Natural Products as Platforms To Overcome Antibiotic Resistance – Sean E. Rossiter, Chemical Reviews

Intestinal Dysbiosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Link between Gut Microbiota and the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis – Gabriel Horta-Baas, Journal of Immunology Research

Human respiratory microbiome

Individual Patterns of Complexity in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Microbiota, Including Predator Bacteria, over a 1-Year Period – Juan de Dios Caballero, mBio

Sputum microbiota in severe asthma patients: Relationship to eosinophilic inflammation – Naijian Li, Respiratory Medicine

Human skin microbiome

Culture characterization of the skin microbiome in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a focus on the role of innate immunity – Akshay Thimmappaiah Jagadeesh, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice

Human vaginal microbiome

Lactobacillus iners-dominated vaginal microbiota is associated with increased susceptibility to Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Dutch women: a case–control study – Robin van Houdt, Epidemiology

Human gut microbiome

Bacterial chat: intestinal metabolites and signals in host -microbiota -pathogen interactions – Bruna C. Lustri, Infection and Immunity

Gut inflammation and dysbiosis in human motor neuron disease – Julie Rowin, Physiological Reports

Molecular basis of gut microbiome-associated colorectal cancer: A synthetic perspective – Alan R. Healy, Journal of American Chemical Society

Metagenomic Paleomicrobiology Characterizes Fecal Microbiomes and Viromes of Pre-Columbian Cultures from Vieques, Puerto Rico – Jessica I. Rivera-Perez, ProQuest

A randomised trial of the effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements on the human intestinal microbiota – Henry Watson, BMJ Journals

Functional Changes in the Gut Microbiome Contribute to Transforming Growth Factor β-Deficient Colon Cancer – Scott G. Daniel, mSystems

The Induction of Oxalate Metabolism In Vivo Is More Effective with Functional Microbial Communities than with Functional Microbial Species – Aaron W. Miller, mSystems

Thiamine Acquisition Strategies Impact Metabolism and Competition in the Gut Microbe Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron – Zachary A. Costliow, mSystems

Human oral microbiome

Host Genetic and Environemental Associations and the Human Salivary Microbiome – Brittany Ann Demmitt, ProQuest

Animal microbiome

Pathogenesis of oral FIV infection – Craig Miller, PLoS ONE

Photosynthetic epibionts and endobionts of Pacific oyster shells from oyster reefs in rocky versus mudflat shores – Laurent Barillé, PLoS ONE

Free-living and captive turtles and tortoises as carriers of new Chlamydia spp. – Agata Mitura, PLoS ONE

Microbiomes Associated with Animals: Implications for Livestock and Animal Production – Hilario Cuquetto Mantovani, The Brazilian Microbiome

Maintenance of distal intestinal structure in the face of prolonged fasting: A comparative examination of species from five vertebrate classes – Marshall D. McCue, The Anatomical Record

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Assessment of derelict soil quality: Abiotic, biotic and functional approaches – Quentin Vincent, Science of The Total Environment

Endophytic fungal communities of Polygonum acuminatum and Aeschynomene fluminensis are influenced by soil mercury contamination – William Pietro-Souza, PLoS ONE

Shifts in the bacterial community composition along deep soil profiles in monospecific and mixed stands of Eucalyptus grandis and Acacia mangium – Arthur Prudêncio de Araujo Pereira, PLoS ONE

Temporal dynamics in microbial soil communities at anthrax carcass sites – Karoline Valseth, BMC Microbiology

Pyrosequencing reveals soil enzyme activities and bacterial communities impacted by graphene and its oxides – Yan Rong, Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry

Alterations in soil fungal community composition and network assemblage structure by different long-term fertilization regimes are correlated to the soil ionome – Chao Xue, Biology and Fertility of Soils

The Brazilian Soil Microbiome – Fernando Dini Andreote, The Brazilian Microbiome

Lechevalieria rhizosphaerae sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from rhizosphere soil of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and emended description of the genus Lechevalieria – Junwei Zhao, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology

Carbon nanomaterials alter plant physiology and soil bacterial community composition in a rice-soil-bacterial ecosystem – Yi Hao, Environmental Pollution

Potential sources of microbial colonizers in an initial soil ecosystem after retreat of an alpine glacier – Thomas Rime, ISME

Jaminaea pallidilutea sp. nov. (Microstromatales), a basidiomycetous yeast isolated from plant material of mangrove forests in Iran – Shaghayegh Nasr, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology

Klebsiella sp. confers enhanced tolerance to salinity and plant growth promotion in oat seedlings (Avena sativa) – Swapnil Sapre, Microbiological Research

Bacterial traits and quality contribute to the diet choice and survival of bacterial-feeding nematodes – Ting Liu, Soil Biology and Biochemistry

A novel Burkholderia ambifaria strain able to degrade the mycotoxin fusaric acid and to inhibit Fusarium spp. growth – Ester Simonetti, Microbiological Research

Impact of herbicide application on Beneficial soil microbial community, Nodulation and Yield parameters of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) – Raghavendra, K. S, Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences

Isolation And Characterization of Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms From Maize Rhizosperic Soils – S. Vinod Babu, Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences

Aerobic deterioration of corn stalk silage and its effect on methane production and microbial community dynamics in anaerobic digestion – Huan Zhang, Bioresource Technology

Plant Microbiome: Composition and Functions in Plant Compartments – Maike Rossmann, The Brazilian Microbiome

Changing soil legacies to direct restoration of plant communities – E Pernilla Brinkman, AoB Plants

Water and extremophile microbiome

Change in Emiliania huxleyi Virus Assemblage Diversity but Not in Host Genetic Composition during an Ocean Acidification Mesocosm Experiment – Andrea Highfield, Viruses

Shifts in diversity and function of lake bacterial communities upon glacier retreat – Hannes Peter, ISME

Expression and characterization of a new heat-stable endo-type alginate lyase from deep-sea bacterium Flammeovirga sp. NJ-04 – Benwei Zhu, Extremophiles

Wastewater treatment plant effluent introduces recoverable shifts in microbial community composition in receiving streams – Jacob R. Price, Science of The Total Environment

Insight into the microbial community and its succession of a coupling anaerobic-aerobic biofilm on semi-suspended bio-carriers – Bing Tang, Bioresource Technology

Acclimation to extremely high ammonia levels in continuous biomethanation process and the associated microbial community dynamics – Hailin Tian, Bioresource Technology

Effect of hydraulic retention time on microbial community in biochemical passive reactors during treatment of acid mine drainage – Yaneth Vasquez, Bioresource Technology

Microbial megacities fueled by methane oxidation in a mineral spring cave – Clemens Karwautz, ISME

Built environment

Microbes and associated soluble and volatile chemicals on periodically wet household surfaces – Rachel I. Adams, Microbiome

Food microbiology

Traditional Norwegian Kveik Yeasts: Underexplored Domesticated Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeasts – Richard Preiss, bioRxiv

Probiotics / prebiotics

Prebiotic Oligosaccharides: Special Focus on Fructooligosaccharides, Its Biosynthesis and Bioactivity – Sudhir P. Singh, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Single-strain vs multi-strain probiotic supplementation strategy against rheumatoid arthritis – Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Arthritis and Rheumatology

The Genomic Basis of Lactobacilli as Health-Promoting Organisms –  Elisa Salvetti, Microbiology Spectrum

Phages and viruses

Phage mobility is a core determinant of phage-bacteria coexistence in biofilms – Matthew Simmons, bioRxiv


Bioinformatics for Microbiome Research: Concepts, Strategies, and Advances – Leandro Nascimento Lemos, The Brazilian Microbiome


A universal, genome-wide guide finder for CRISPR/Cas9 targeting in microbial genomes – Michelle Spoto, bioRxiv

Direct PCR offers a fast and reliable alternative to conventional DNA isolation methods for animal gut microbiomes – Elin Videvall, bioRxiv

Microbes in the news

Artwork brings ‘echoes of DNA’ to UB’s new medical school building – ELLEN GOLDBAUM, UBNow

JooMo launches new body wash with skin bacteria tech – Lucy Whitehouse, Cosmetics Design Europe

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