November 26, 2017

Events and jobs

Microbiology Technician – Companion Animal Clinic – Midwestern University – Glendale, AZ


General microbiome

Biogas from slaughterhouse wastewater anaerobic digestion is driven by the archaeal family Methanobacteriaceae and bacterial families Porphyromonadaceae and Tissierellaceae – CE Granada – Renewable Energy

Ferrosenescence: the iron age of neurodegeneration? – A Sfera – Mechanisms of Ageing and Development


Pregnancy and early life

Intestinal Microbiota Composition in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Age-Matched Controls – LEX Leong – The Journal of Pediatrics


Multi-site human microbiome

Chapter: Microbiome – M Dewar – Bladder


Human respiratory microbiome

Bacterial microbiota of the nasal passages across the span of human life – L Bomar – Current Opinion in Microbiology



Human gut microbiome

Review: Aging and Parkinson’s Disease: Inflammaging, neuroinflammation and biological remodeling as key factors in pathogenesis – V Calabrese – Free Radical Biology and Medicine


Animal experiments 

The Gut Microbiota Facilitates Drifts in the Genetic Diversity and Infectivity of Bacterial Viruses – L de Sordi – Cell Host and Microbe

Differences in the gut microbiota of dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) fed a natural diet or a commercial feed revealed by the Illumina MiSeq platform – J Kim – Gut Pathogens

Influences of quorum-quenching probiotic bacteria on the gut microbial community and immune function in weaning pigs  – J Kim – Animal Science Journal

Dietary inclusion of xylanase improves growth performance, apparent total tract nutrient digestibility, apparent ileal digestibility of nutrients and amino acids and alters gut microbiota in growing pigs – KY Lee – Animal Feed Science and Technology

Age, sex, and TNF associated differences in the gut microbiota of mice and their impact on acute TNBS colitis – AJ Kozik – Experimental and Molecular Pathology


Animal microbiome 

Comparative analysis of gut bacterial communities of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) pre-hospitalization and post-rehabilitation by high-throughput sequencing of bacterial 16S rRNA gene – MS Ahasan – Microbiological Research

Innate immune responses to metabolic stress can be detected in rumen fluids – E Trevisi – Research in Veterinary Science

Molecular characterization and potential sources of aqueous humor bacterial contamination during phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation in dogs – LCC Lacerda – Veterinary Microbiology


Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Anaerobic microsites have an unaccounted role in soil carbon stabilization – M Keiluweit – Nature Communications

The rhizosphere and root exudates of maize seedlings drive plasmid mobilization in soil – H Zhu – Applied Soil Ecology

Review: AMF: The future prospect for sustainable agriculture – S Basu – Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology

Review: Modified mycotoxins: An updated review on their formation, detection, occurrence, and toxic effects – L Freire – Food and Chemical Toxicology



Food microbiology

Colonic fermentation of polyphenolics from Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) berries: Assessment of effects on microbial diversity by Principal Component Analysis – S Attri – Food Research International

Review: Yeast and yeast derivatives in feed additives and ingredients: Sources, characteristics, animal responses, and quantification methods – GC Shurson – Animal Feed Science and Technology


Probiotics / prebiotics

Turning Fruit Juice Into Probiotic Beverages – ALF Pereira – Fruit Juices

Probiotics in Newborns and Children – MW Lenfestey – Pediatric Clinics of North America


Phages and viruses

The gut virome of the protochordate model organism, Ciona intestinalis subtype A – BA Leigh – Virus Research

DDX3 is exploited by Arenaviruses to suppress type I interferons and favor their replication – ME  Loureiro – bioRxiv

MVP: a microbe–phage interaction database  – NL Gao – Nucleic Acids Research

Immune responses in influenza A virus and human coronavirus infections: an ongoing battle between the virus and host – J Zheng – Current Opinion in Virology



Deciphering the Effects of Microbiome on Plants Using Computational Methods – MS Khan – Plant Bioinformatics

Application of Bioinformatics in Understanding of Plant Stress Tolerance – J Upadhyay – Plant Bioinformatics



Monitoring microbial communities using light sheet fluorescence microscopy – R Parthasarathy – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Precise and simultaneous enumeration of multiplex pathogens using multiplex polymer chain reaction coupled with a novel quantitative capillary electrophoresis – C Liu – Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical

Biomarkers of antibiotic resistance genes during seasonal changes in wastewater treatment systems  – Y-N Jiao – Environmental Pollution


Microbes in the news

The End is Nigh — Will Biology Doom Us or Save Us? –

Study: Common food preservative harms ‘good’ gut bacteria – The Maui News

Why you should NEVER eat off your plate after a fly lands on it: Insects’ legs and wings are teeming with bacteria from rotting carcasses and faeces – Daily Mail Online

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