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 […]

January 23, 2018

After the US government shutdown, today’s Digest features several human gut microbiome, food microbiology papers and many news pieces. There are some other highlights as well. A large longitudinal experiment in a tropical rain forest examines how soil microbes adapt genetically to nutrient changes in the soil. A synthetic enzyme rescues E. coli in iron-limited […]

December 31, 2017

A rich Digest to end 2017! There are several reviews on human gut microbiome and lots of papers on plant , root and soil microbiome. The airway microbiome is trending today and scientists are starting to examine rigorously the effect of herbal medicine on the gut microbiota. Happy Reading and Happy New Year! General microbiology […]

December 27, 2017

Quite a few papers on the gut microbiome today, in addition to coral reef microbiomes and the sinonasal microbiome.   Human respiratory microbiome The sinonasal microbiota, neural signaling, and depression in chronic rhinosinusitis – Michael Hoggard – International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology Human skin microbiome Clostridia in the gut and onset of atopic dermatitis via […]

December 24, 2017

Events and jobs Microbiology/bioinformatics/bioche Freshers Wanted For Medical Coding – AS Medical Coding Technologies – Chennai, Cuddalore, Vellore General microbiome Review: Protective Microbiota: From Localized to Long-Reaching Co-Immunity. – Lynn Chiu – Frontiers In Immunology Pregnancy and early life Microbiome Influences Prenatal and Adult Microglia in a Sex-Specific Manner – Morgane Sonia Thion – Cell Human respiratory microbiome Differentially Regulated […]

November 19, 2017

A large number of papers overall, but especially in the plant/soil microbiome and animal experiments. For the former, one is from one of the MicrobiomeDigest contributors (in green) – congratulations! General microbiome Genome-driven evolutionary game theory helps understand the rise of metabolic interdependencies in microbial communities – Ali R. Zomorrodi – Nature Communications Pregnancy and […]

November 6, 2017

Today we have an interesting digest with several articles about human microbiome. Additionally, today we also remark part of the recently release book “Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis”, with interesting chapters treating the connections between microbiota and bone health. (Each file with an asterisk in the start contains open access to fulltext)   Human Microbiome […]

November 2, 2017

  Second day of November we have quite a few job offers, nice set of microbiome news, two reviews in “gut microbiome” sector. Two (personal) highlights today would be the Thomas J. Browning’s  paper about phytoplankon nutrient co-limitation and Luke R. Thompson’s paper about The Earth Microbiome Project. Enjoy… Events and jobs Research Technician, University of York, UK […]

October 4, 2017

Today’s digest features excellent reviews on recent advances in cryo-electron microscopy technology for understanding bacterial ribosome assembly,  and impact of gut microbiome on therapeutics. Happy reading! General microbiome Towards standards for human fecal sample processing in metagenomic studies – Paul I Costea – Nature Biotechnology Assessment of variation in microbial community amplicon sequencing by the […]

September 25, 2017

  General microbiome Comprehensive analysis of central carbon metabolism reveals multiple connections between nutrients, biosynthetic capacity, and cell morphology in Escherichia coli – CS Westfall – bioRxiv     Human oral microbiome Periodontal Pathogen Colonization in Young Children by PCR Quantification – A Longitudinal Survey. – K Takahashi – The Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry     Human […]