June 26, 2020

COVID-19

Modelling donor screening strategies to reduce the risk of SARS-CoV-2 via fecal microbiota transplantation – Olesen et al. – bioRxiv

Oral microbiome

Streptococcus mutans adhesion force sensing in multi-species oral biofilms – Wang et al. – npc Biofilms and Microbiomes

Skin microbiome

HGT in the human and skin commensal Malassezia: A bacterially derived flavohemoglobin is required for NO resistance and host interaction – Ianiri et al. – PNAS

Gut-brain axis

The Serotonin Neurotransmitter Modulates Virulence of Enteric Pathogens – Kumar et al. – Cell Host and Microbe

May 31, 2020

Human microbiome

The interplay between immune system and microbiota in gynecological diseases: a narrative review – Villa et al. – European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

Lifestyle and the presence of helminths is associated with gut microbiome composition in Cameroonians –  Rubel et al. – Genome Biology

Ethnic diversity in infant gut microbiota is apparent before the introduction of complementary diets – Xu et al. – Gut Microbes

Dissimilarity of Airway and Lung Tissue Microbiota in Smokers undergoing Surgery for Lung Cancer – Reinhold et al. – Microorganisms

Chemotherapy-induced ileal crypt apoptosis and the ileal microbiome shape immunosurveillance and prognosis of proximal colon cancer – Roberti et al. – Nature Medicine

Animal microbiome

Characterization of the bacterial microbiota composition and evolution at different intestinal tract in wild pigs (Sus scrofa ussuricus) – Yang et al. – PeerJ

Dietary Soluble and Insoluble Fiber With or Without Enzymes Altered the Intestinal Microbiota in Weaned Pigs Challenged With Enterotoxigenic E. coli F18 – Li et al. – Frontiers in Microbiology

The Dynamics of Interacting Bacterial and Fungal Communities of the Mouse Colon Following Antibiotics – Nettles et al. – Microbial Ecology

Food microbiome

Assessment of overall microbial community shift during Cheddar cheese production from raw milk to aging – Choi et al. – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Marine microbiome

Verrucomicrobia use hundreds of enzymes to digest the algal polysaccharide fucoidan – Sichert et al. – Nature Microbiology

Scientific communication and education

Preprint: A rapid urban biodiversity blitz using aquatic environmental DNA – Hupalo et al. – bioRxiv

Preprint: The representation of women as authors of submissions to ecology journals during the COVID-19 pandemic – Fox – bioRxiv

May 5, 2020

Events

The Virtual Microbiome Summit – May 19-22, 2020

Multi-site human microbiome

Comparison of microbiomes in ulcerative and normal mucosa of recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS)-affected patients – Yang et al. – BMC Oral Health

Human gut microbiome

Gut bacterial ClpB-like gene function is associated with decreased body weight and a characteristic microbiota profile – Arnoriaga-Rodríguez et al. – Microbiome

Preprint: Antibiotics may influence gut microbiome signaling to the brain in preterm neonates – Russell et al. – bioRxiv

Animal experiments

Infection with the sheep gastrointestinal nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta increases luminal pathobionts – Cortés et al. – Microbiome

Techniques

Preprint: A study’s got to know its limitations – Gooch et al. – bioRxiv