This Thursday, read about the well-to-well contamination in microbiome research, antibiotic resistance gene pool in avian microbiomes, a novel robust taxonomic framework (AutoTax), and more. Happy reading!
*Quantifying and Understanding Well-to-Well Contamination in Microbiome Research – Jeremiah J. Minich – mSystems
Controlling for Contaminants in Low-Biomass 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing Experiments – Lisa Karstens – mSystems
The impact of skin care products on skin chemistry and microbiome dynamics – Amina Bouslimani – BMC Biology
*Meta-transcriptomics reveals a diverse antibiotic resistance gene pool in avian microbiomes – Vanessa R. Marcelin – BMC Biology
Water and extremophile microbiome
In situ transformation of ethoxylate and glycol surfactants by shale-colonizing microorganisms during hydraulic fracturing – Morgan V. Evans – ISME Journal