Today’s digest features the Global Microbial Gene Catalog, studies on group B Streptococcus vaginal colonization in a murine model and Patescibacteria in oxic and anoxic groundwater, and more. Happy holidays!
Important NEWS from the Microbiome Virtual International Forum:
The recordings of the MVIF #4 with Jonathan Eisen and other speakers are available here.
The registration for the MVIF #5 with Eran Elinav is open.
The abstract submission for the MVIF #6 with Susan Holmes is open.
*Towards the biogeography of prokaryotic genes – Luis Pedro Coelho – Nature
Review: Human microbiota research in Africa: a systematic review reveals gaps and priorities for future research – Imane Allali – Microbiome
Human milk microbiome
Factors influencing the microbial composition of human milk – Anastasia Mantziaria and Samuli Rautavab – Seminars in Perinatology
*Group B Streptococcus CAMP Factor Does Not Contribute to Interactions with the Vaginal Epithelium and Is Dispensable for Vaginal Colonization in Mice – Mallory B. Ballard – Microbiology Spectrum
Ageing and rejuvenation models reveal changes in key microbial communities associated with healthy ageing – Jongoh Shin – Microbiome
*The economical lifestyle of CPR bacteria in groundwater allows little preference for environmental drivers – Narendrakumar M. Chaudhari – Environmental Microbiome
EXPERT: Transfer Learning-enabled context-aware microbial source tracking – Hui Chong – bioRxiv
NEWS from NCBI taxonomy