January 24, 2018

General microbiome

Meta-analysis generates and prioritizes hypotheses for translational microbiome research – Claire Duvallet – microbial biotechnology

Resistance to Antibiotics: Are we prepared to Handle This Growing Ghost? – Ashima Kushwaha Bhardwaj – Omics Ebook Group

Pregnancy and early life

Neonate gut and respiratory microbiota: coordinated development through time and space – Alex Grier – bioRxiv

Human oral microbiome

Oral Microbiome Studies: Potential Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications – A. Mira – Advances in Dental Research (SAGE Journals)

Rebalancing the Caries Microbiome Dysbiosis: Targeted Treatment and Sugar Alcohols – L. Zhan – Advances in Dental Research (SAGE Journals)

The Caries Microbiome: Implications for Reversing Dysbiosis – A.C.R. Tanner – Advances in Dental Research (SAGE Journals)

In Sickness and in Health—What Does the Oral Microbiome Mean to Us? An Ecological Perspective – P. D. Marsh – Advances in Dental Research (SAGE Journals)

Getting to Know “The Known Unknowns”: Heterogeneity in the Oral Microbiome – R. A. Burne – Advances in Dental Research (SAGE Journals)

Human gut microbiome

Adaptive Immune Education by Gut Microbiota Antigens – Qing Zhao – Immunology

Microbiota-Regulated Outcomes of Human Cancer Immunotherapy via the PD-1/PD-L1 Axis – Jaymin Patel – Biochemistry

Characterization of the fecal microbiota differs between age groups in Koreans – Sun-Young Kook – Intestinal Research

Diet, microbiota and inflammatory bowel disease: review – Bruna Luísa Radavelli – Nutrition & Food Science

The Human Gastric Microbiome Is Predicated upon Infection with Helicobacter pylori – Ingeborg Klymiuk – Frontiers in Microbiology

Gut Microbial Diversity in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Correlates with Hyperandrogenism – Pedro J Torres – JCEM

Comparison of Small Gut and Whole Gut Microbiota of First-Degree Relatives with Adult Celiac Disease Patients and Controls – Sudarshan A Shetty – bioRxiv

Animal experiments 

Modeling Host-Microbiome Interactions in Caenorhabditis elegans – Teklu K. Gerbaba – Journal of Nematology

The anti-inflammatory IFITM genes ameliorate colitis and partially protect from tumorigenesis by changing immunity and microbiota – Zoya Alteber – Immunology & Cell Biology

A metagenomics approach to the intestinal microbiome structure and function in high fat diet-induced obesity mice fed with oolong tea polyphenols – Mei Cheng – Food & Function

Animal microbiome

Characterization of the Skin Microbiota of the Cane Toad Rhinella cf. marina in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica – Juan G. Abarca – Frontiers in Microbiology

Functional Characteristics of the Flying Squirrel’s Cecal Microbiota under a Leaf-Based Diet, Based on Multiple Meta-Omic Profiling – Hsiao-Pei Lu – Frontiers in Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Microbial Communities and Diversities in Mudflat Sediments Analyzed Using a Modified Metatranscriptomic Method – Yong-Wei Yan – Frontiers in Microbiology

Out of sight, but no longer out of mind – towards an increased recognition of the role of soil microbes in plant speciation – József Geml – New Phytologist

Clearcutting alters decomposition processes and initiates complex restructuring of fungal communities in soil and tree roots – Petr Kohout – The ISME Journal

Assembly and ecological function of the root microbiome across angiosperm plant species – Connor R. Fitzpatrick – PNAS

A Community-Based Culture Collection for Targeting Novel Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria from the Sugarcane Microbiome – Jaderson Silveira Leite Armanhi – Frontiers in Plant Science

Temporal and Spatial Impact of Human Cadaver Decomposition on Soil Bacterial and Arthropod Community Structure and Function – Baneshwar Singh – Frontiers in Microbiology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Coastal urbanisation affects microbial communities on a dominant marine holobiont – Ezequiel M. Marzinelli – npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

Succession of microbial communities and changes of incremental oil in a post-polymer flooded reservoir with nutrient stimulation – Peike Gao – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Evidence for Coupling of the Carbon and Phosphorus Biogeochemical Cycles in Freshwater Microbial Communities – O Roger Anderson – Frontier in Marine Science

Metagenomic Signatures of Microbial Communities in Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Sediments of Azores Vent Fields – Teresa Cerqueira – Environmental Microbiology


Predictive functional profiles using metagenomic 16S rRNA data: a novel approach to understanding the microbial ecology of aquaculture systems – Ángel Martín Ortiz-Estrada – Reviews in Agriculture

[MSc Thesis] Optimizing the Reconstruction of Microbial Population Genomes from Metagenomes – Bhavya Nalagampalli Papudeshi – San Diego State University, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing

Advantages of meta-total RNA sequencing (MeTRS) over shotgun metagenomics and amplicon-based sequencing in the profiling of complex microbial communities – Fabien Cottier – npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

Extension of the viral ecology in humans using viral profile hidden Markov models – Zurab Bzhalava – PLOS One

Metataxonomic approach to decipher the polymicrobial burden in diabetic foot ulcer and its biofilm mode of infection – Karthika Suryaletha – International Wound Journal

A strategy for association study on intestinal microbiome and brain metabolome across lifespan of rats – Tianlu Chen – Analytical Chemistry


The effect of DNA extraction methods on observed microbial communities from fibrous and liquid rumen fractions of dairy cows – Jueeli D. Vaidya – Frontiers in Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Hyperandrogenism may alter gut microbiome in PCOS

Ed’s non-microbiology picks 

Using Fungi to Fix Bridges

Cooperating with machines – Jacob W. Crandall – Nature Communications

An investigation into the nutritional composition and cost of gluten-free versus regular food products in the UK – L. Fry – Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Prevalence and Trends in Prepregnancy Normal Weight — 48 States, New York City, and District of Columbia, 2011–2015 – CDC / Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Exposed subsurface ice sheets in the Martian mid-latitudes – Colin M. Dundas – Science

Shorter sleep duration and longer sleep onset latency are related to difficulty disengaging attention from negative emotional images in individuals with elevated transdiagnostic repetitive negative thinking – Jacob A. Nota – Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry

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