January 1, 2019

Happy New Year! 2019 comes with a short Digest featuring a review on metabolic regulation by gut microbiota and a high throughput yeast two-hybrid screening method. May 2019 bring much success and happiness.

General microbiology

Probabilistic modeling of microbial networks for integrating partial quantitative knowledge within the nitrogen cycle – Damien Eveillard et al. – Frontiers in Microbiology

Methods to Watch: Microbial interactions – Lei Tang – Nature Methods

Human gut microbiome

Dietary quality of predominantly traditional diets is associated with blood glucose profiles, but not with total fecal Bifidobacterium in Indonesian women – Shiela Stefani et al. – PLoS One

** Review: Gut microbiota as important modulator of metabolism in health and disease – Xiang-qian Wang et al. – Royal Society of Chemistry Advances

Review: Colonization and probiotic function of Bifidobacterium longum – Chengcheng Zhang et al. – Journal of Functional Foods

Food microbiome

Microbial communities and volatile metabolites in different traditional fermentation starters used for Hong Qu glutinous rice wine – Zi-Rui Huang et al. – Food Research International

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Soil parameters drive the diversity of Citrus sinensis rhizosphere microbiota which exhibits a potential in plant drought stress alleviation – Marwa Cherni et al. – Applied Soil Ecology

Revealing microbial processes and nutrient limitation in soil through ecoenzymatic stoichiometry and glomalin-related soil proteins in a retreating glacier forefield – Yonglei Jiang et al. – Geoderma

Water and extremophile microbiome

Co-occurrence patterns of the microbial community in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated riverine sediments – Zaisheng Yan et al. – Journal of Hazardous Materials

Addition of algicidal bacterium CZBC1 and molasses to inhibit cyanobacteria and improve microbial communities, water quality and shrimp performance in culture systems – Wujie Xu et al. – Aquaculture

Sludge anaerobic digestion with high concentrations of tetracyclines and sulfonamides: dynamics of microbial communities and change of antibiotic resistance genes – Yang Bai et al. – Bioresource Technology

Temperature dependence of denitrification microbial communities and functional genes in an expanded granular sludge bed reactor treating nitrate-rich wastewater – Runhua Liao et al. – Royal Society of Chemistry Advances

Built environment microbiome

Bacillus species at the Canberra Airport: A comparison of real-time polymerase chain reaction and massively parallel sequencing for identification – M.E. Gahan et al. – Forensic Science International


** A user-friendly platform for yeast two-hybrid library screening using next generation sequencing – Marie-Laure Erffelinck & Bianca Ribeiro et al. – PLoS One

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