May 27, 2018

Pharmacobiomics, liver-microbiome axis, starvation effect on gut microbiota of shrimp,  influence of gut microbiome on the larvae of a lepidopteran pest, microbiota of berries, building a local scientific community in data science and lots of articles for today’s digest. General microbiome Pharmacology in the age of the Holobiont – P Norvaisas – Current Opinion in Systems Biology […]

May 21, 2018

A long update to make up for the past few days, with extra emphasis on Plant/root/soil studies and water studies! General microbiome Why do microbes exhibit weak biogeographic patterns? – Kyle M. Meyer, ISME Understanding and designing the strategies for the microbe-mediated remediation of environmental contaminants using omics approaches – Muneer A. Malla, Frontiers in Microbiology Two-year […]

April 12, 2018

Of note today: non-exclusive breastfeeding increases the risk of HIV transmission via the alteration of gut microbiome/T-cell activation; Fasting altered the gut microbiome in beneficial ways but only in mice previously fed a high fat diet; An investigation into new species of the honey and bumblebee gut commensal genus Gilliamella; Catfish development shapes gut microbial community structure independent of […]

April 5, 2018

Of note today: An evaluation of multi-site human microbiome temporal stability over six months; The impacts of 1,000 non-antibiotic drugs on the in vitro gut microbiome; Caspase-1 might modulate the relationship between stress, the gut microbiome, inflammation and depressive-like behaviour in mice; And the impact of warming on the Antarctic soil microbiome Events and jobs […]

April 2, 2018

Have a good monday! Today, in Microbiome Digest: interesting papers about Clostridium difficile, the use of Fecal Microbiota Transplant, studies in mice model, effect of Lactobacillus on Candida, antibiotic-resistant bacteria in sewerage biofilms, and more!   Human/General Microbiome Diet, gut microbiota composition and feeding behavior – Jiyoung S. Kim – Physiology & Behavior Fecal Microbiota […]

March 26, 2018

Suggestions to read in today’s digest are: a review about microbiological methods applied in studies following the deepwater horizon oil spill by S.Zhang, a paper by W. Pootakham on dynamics of coral‐associated microbiomes during a thermal bleaching event and a paper by X. Jiang on a novel auxotrophic interaction among soil microbes. Enjoy! Oral microbiome […]

March 24, 2018

Events and jobs Senior Phage Display Scientist: Antibodies – Cambridgeshire, England – Paramount Recruitment General microbiome Metagenomic mining of regulatory elements enables programmable species-selective gene expression – Nathan I Johns – Nature Methods Pregnancy and early life Seeding of the Fetal Gut Microbiome: Insights Into Origins and Significance – LF Stinson – Journal of Paediatrics and […]

March 12, 2018

Today we have  interesting reviews by Thomas S.B. about gut microbiome and by F. Newberry about microbiome and virome contribution to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Another highlight for viruses is a commentary by Y.Z. Zhang on how metagenomics has changed our understanding of RNA viruses. Check these recommendations as well as many other articles in today’s digest. […]

March 1, 2018

Quite a few articles on viruses today: The identification of human-like hormones in viral genomes that can bind to human and murine receptors; identification of multiple Antarctic sea-ice bacteriophages that are only active in the cold; bacterial immunity loss explains bacteria/phage co-existence; and the plans for a global virome project. Pregnancy and early life The […]

January 28, 2018

A preprint on the gut microbiome of few tribal groups in the Himalayan region; association between vaginal microbiota and HIV;   an integrative approach that encompasses  metatranscriptomics & fatty acid profiling to study the rumen microbiome during feeding;   environmental adaptation shapes the gut microbiota of Rhesus macaques;   microbiome of cactus rhizosphere;   news about uBiome; antibiotics;  and many […]