January 27, 2018

A Saturday digest with lots of fun and weird news of microbiome!
Events and jobs

Adjunct Faculty- Biology, Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology – St. Louis Community College in Missouri – USA

General microbiome

A Case of Recurrent Pasteurella Bacteremia in an Immunocompetent Patient with No Animal Bite. – F Zarlasht – The American Journal of Case Reports

Pregnancy and early life

Lipopolysaccharide-induced maternal inflammation induces direct placental injury without alteration in placental blood flow and induces a secondary fetal intestinal injury that persists into adulthood. – EM Fricke – American Journal of Reproductive Immunology

Association between duration of intravenous antibiotic administration and early-life microbiota development in late-preterm infants – RD Zwittink – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Human gut microbiome

Fungal Diversity of Human Gut Microbiota Among Eutrophic, Overweight, and Obese Individuals Based on Aerobic Culture-Dependent Approach – FM Borges – Current Microbiology

Review: Dietary practices and FODMAPs in South Asia: Applicability of the low FODMAP diet to patients with irritable bowel syndrome – SP Hewawasam – Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Animal experiments 

Preprint: Mono-Association with Lactobacillus plantarum Disrupts Intestinal Homeostasis in adult Drosophila. – D Fast – bioRxiv

Beneficial effects of Rifaximin in post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome mouse model beyond gut microbiota – Y Jin –  Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Predator identity more than predator richness structures aquatic microbial assemblages in Sarracenia purpurea leaves. – EJ Canter – Ecology

Purple corn-associated rhizobacteria with potential for plant growth promotion – A Castellano-Hinojosa – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Fungal diversity in oil palm leaves showing symptoms of Fatal Yellowing disease – OY de Assis Costa – PLoS One

Biosynthetic and antimicrobial potential of actinobacteria isolated from bulrush rhizospheres habitat in Zhalong Wetland, China – Y Li – Archives of Microbiology

Effect of Silene vulgaris and Heavy Metal Pollution on Soil Microbial Diversity in Long-Term Contaminated Soil – M Pacwa-Płociniczak – Water, Air and Soil Pollution

Water microbiome and extremophile 

Ecological and biogeographical drivers of freshwater green algae biodiversity: from local communities to large-scale species pools of desmids – H Bestová – Oecologia

Nitrogen Fixation in Thermophilic Chemosynthetic Microbial Communities Depending on Hydrogen, Sulfate, and Carbon Dioxide –  A Nishihara – J-Stage

Food microbiology

Bacterial community in naturally fermented milk products of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim of India analysed by high-throughput amplicon sequencing – HNJ Shangpliang – Scientific Reports

Phages and viruses

Preprint: Diversity and evolution of the emerging Pandoraviridae family – M Legendre – bioRxiv

Microbes in the news

Explore the human microbiome in new Delaware natural history museum exhibit – Delaware Public Media

Thoroughness of panel called into question – Delta Optimist

When DNA Went Mobile Some Archaea Jumped Out of the Hot Tub – GEN News

Scientists find 10 new defense systems used by bacteria – Science News

ASTRONAUTS LIVING IN SPACE CAN EAT BACTERIA THAT FEED ON HUMAN WASTE – Newsweek

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Was Just Found in the Sea, and It Kills Bacteria – Inverse Science

Bacteria block transmission of Zika and Dengue viruses – Medical Xpress

First annual thesis competition held at JMU – The Breeze

Microbiome research refines HIV risk for women – EurekAlert

Shimmery bacteria plus a canvas equals art, briefly – Chicago Tribune

BACTERIA THAT HITCH RIDES ON TOOTHBRUSHES, DIAPERS AND OTHER PLASTIC POLLUTION ARE KILLING CORAL REEFS – Newsweek

 

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