February 18, 2018

Quite a few articles with alerts from today and the day before. Many interesting articles on microbe/microbe and microbe-host interactions, enjoy!

Events and jobs
Senior Bioinformatician – Host Microbiota Interactions – Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow – ‘Microbiome of intestinal tract cancers’ – Centre for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics (CMBI)

Department Chair – Department of Microbiology and Immunology – College of Veterinary Medicine Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Associate Scientist- Microbiology – Aerotek, Los Angeles, CA

Multi-site human microbiome
Differential contributions of specimen types, culturing, and 16S – Lone Heimann Larsen – Journal Of Clinical Microbiology

Analysis of microbial sequences in plasma cell-free DNA for early-onset breast cancer patients and healthy females – Yu-Feng Huang – BMC Medical Genomics

Human oral microbiome
Bacterial microleakage at the abutment-implant interface, in vitro study. – Carlos Larrucea – Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research

Comparison of Oropharyngeal Microbiota from Children with Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis. – Sébastien Boutin – Mediators Of Inflammation

Human vaginal microbiome
Review: Cervicovaginal Microbiota and Reproductive Health: The Virtue of Simplicity. – Melis N Anahtar – Cell Host & Microbe

Human gut microbiome
The effect of Clostridium butyricum on symptoms and fecal microbiota in diarrhea-dominant irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. – Yi-Yuan Sun – Scientific Reports

Association of gut microbial communities with plasma lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) in premenopausal women – Jessica S Citronberg – ISME

Microbiota Accessible Carbohydrates Suppress Clostridium difficile in a Murine Model – Andrew J Hryckowian – bioRxiv

Review: Gut Microbiota-Based Therapies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. – Emily K Stern – Clinical And Translational Gastroenterology

Review: A neuroscience perspective of the gut theory of Parkinson’s disease. – Lisa M Smith – The European Journal Of Neuroscience

Microbial-microbial/host interactions
Interactions between predation and disturbances shape prey communities. – Canan Karakoç – Scientific Reports

Elevated success of multispecies bacterial invasions impacts community composition during ecological succession. – Damian W Rivett – Ecology Letters

Competition in biofilms between cystic fibrosis isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is driven by R-pyocins – Olubukola Oluyombo – bioRxiv

Linking associations of rare low-abundance species to their environments by association networks – Tatiana V. Karpinets – Frontiers in Microbiology

Genetic Ablation of Butyrate Utilization Attenuates Gastrointestinal Salmonella Disease. – Denise N Bronner – Cell Host & Microbe

Goblet cell associated antigen passages are inhibited during Salmonella typhimur/cium infection to prevent pathogen dissemination and limit responses to dietary antigens. – Devesha H Kulkarni – Mucosal Immunology

Animal experiments
Cytosolic and secreted peptidoglycan-degrading enzymes in Drosophila respectively control local and systemic immune responses to microbiota – Bernard Charroux – Cell Host & Microbe

Differences in the intestinal microbiota between uninfected piglets and piglets infected with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. – Mei-Zhou Huang – Plos One

Rumen-protected methionine during the peripartal period in dairy cows and its effects on abundance of major species of ruminal bacteria. – Mohamed K Abdelmegeid – Journal Of Animal Science And Biotechnology

Impact of Chestnut and Quebracho Tannins on Rumen Microbiota of Bovines. – Juan María Díaz Carrasco – Biomed Research International

Starvation influences the microbiota assembly and expression of immunity-related genes in the intestine of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) – Ngoc Tuan Tran – Aquaculture

Animal microbiome
The Dynamic Distribution of Small-Tail Han Sheep Microbiota across Different Intestinal Segments. – Hao Zhang – Frontiers In Microbiology

Microbiome assembly of avian eggshells and their potential as transgenerational carriers of maternal microbiota. – H Pieter J van Veelen – The Isme Journal

Plant, root, and soil microbiome
Photoautotrophic organisms control microbial abundance, diversity, and physiology in different types of biological soil crusts. – Stefanie Maier – The Isme Journal

Long-term use of cover crops and no-till shift soil microbial community life strategies in agricultural soil. – Radomir Schmidt – Plos One

Genome mining of Streptomyces scabrisporus NF3 reveals symbiotic features including genes related to plant interactions. – Corina Diana Ceapă – Plos One

Select and resequence reveals relative fitness of bacteria in symbiotic and free-living environments – Liana T. Burghardt – PNAS

Microbial Flora Associated with the Halophyte- – Fehmida Bibi – Frontiers In Microbiology

Root growth improvement of mesquite seedlings and bacterial rhizosphere and soil community changes are induced by inoculation with plant growth-promoting bacteria and promote restoration of eroded desert soil – Cristina Galaviz – Land Degradation and Development

Diversity of root-associated microbial populations of Tamarix parviflora cultivated under various conditions – Marketa Polivkova – Applied Soil Ecology

Succession of the functional microbial communities and the metabolic functions in maize straw composting process – Huawei Wei – Bioresource Technology

Rhizospheric microbial communities are driven by Panax ginseng at different growth stages and biocontrol bacteria alleviates replanting mortality – Linlin Dong – Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B

Review: Soil protists: a fertile frontier in soil biology research. – Stefan Geisen – Fems Microbiology Reviews

Water and extremophile microbiome
Composition and Activity of Microbial Communities along the Redox Gradient of an Alkaline, Hypersaline, Lake. – Christian F Edwardson – Frontiers In Microbiology

Phosphorus Solubilizing and Releasing Bacteria Screening from the Rhizosphere in a Natural Wetland – Ying Cao – Water

Effects of water flow on submerged macrophyte-biofilm systems in constructed wetlands – Bing Han – Scientific Reports

Dispersal limitation and thermodynamic constraints govern spatial structure of permafrost microbial communities – Eric M Bottos – bioRxiv

Metagenomic exploration of soils microbial communities associated to Antarctic vascular plants – Marco A. Molina-Montenegro – PeerJ Preprints

Built environment
Liquid co-substrates repower sewage microbiomes – Justus Hardegen – bioRxiv

Investigating antibiotics, antibiotic resistance genes, and microbial contaminants in groundwater in relation to the proximity of urban areas – Edina Szekeres – Environmental Pollution

Influence of secondary water supply systems on microbial community structure and opportunistic pathogen gene markers – Huan Li – Water Research

Review: A review on the applications of microbial electrolysis cells in anaerobic digestion. – Zhengsheng Yu – Bioresource Technology

Probiotics / prebiotics / antibiotics
Tacrolimus concentration to dose ratio in solid organ transplant patients treated with fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. – Michael H Woodworth – Transplant Infectious Disease : An Official Journal Of The Transplantation Society

Techniques
Functional imaging of the interaction between gut microbiota and the human host: A proof-of-concept clinical study evaluating novel use for 18F-FDG PET-CT. – Ben Boursi – Plos One

A 3D intestinal tissue model supports Clostridioides difficile germination, colonization, toxin production and epithelial damage – Lamyaa Shaban – Anaerobe

How to isolate, identify and determine antimicrobial susceptibility of anaerobic bacteria in routine laboratories? – Elisabeth Nagy – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Microbes in the news
A trip to ‘the poopy lab’ in the interest of drug development – Eric Boodman – STAT News

Probe provides rapid lung investigation – Pallab Ghosh – BBC News

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