Happy almost Friday! Today’s digest includes a time series tracking changes after fecal transplant, biofilm-formation analysis from isolations from swine slaughterhouses as well as techniques to improve computational notebooks, rapid genotyping, and more.
Human gut microbiome
Microbiome complexity shapes metabolism – Litichevskiy & Thaiss – PLOS Biology
Ecology and distribution of Leptospira spp., reservoir hosts and environmental interaction in Sri Lanka, with identification of a new strain – Sluydts et al. – PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
A simple kit to use computational notebooks for more openness, reproducibility, and productivity in research – Figueiredo et al. – PLOS Computational Biology
Bacterial concentration and Campylobacter spp. quantification differ when fresh or ultra-frozen samples are analysed over time using molecular biology and culture-based methods – Khattak et al. – Plos One
Robust inference of population size histories from genomic sequencing data – Upadhya & Steinrücken – PLOS Computational Biology
Rapid genotyping of targeted viral samples using Illumina short-read sequencing data – Váradi et al. – PLOS One