February 18, 2019

Good morning everyone, the focus of today’s digest is the gut microbiome specifically their association with liver disease, obesity, diabetes, allergic asthma, autism, and multiple sclerosis, and a method for alignment-free metagenomic binning. Enjoy reading.

General microbiome

Review: The role of the microbiome in immunologic development and its implication for pancreatic cancer immunotherapy – Vrishketan Sethi – Gastroenterology

Gut microbiome

Review: Gut microbiota in liver disease: Too much is harmful, nothing at all is not helpful eitherPhillipp Hartmann – American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology

Metabolic improvement in obese patients after duodenal–jejunal exclusion is associated with intestinal microbiota composition changes – C. de Jonge – International Journal of Obesity

Does birth mode modify associations of maternal pre-pregnancy BMI and gestational weight gain with the infant gut microbiome? – Sirtaj B. Singh – International Journal of Obesity

Reduced Akkermansia muciniphila and Faecalibacterium prausnitzii levels in the gut microbiota of children with allergic asthma – M. Demirci – Allergologia et Immunopathologia

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with and without Mental Regression Is Associated with Changes in the Fecal Microbiota – Julio Plaza-Díaz – Nutrients

Dietary supplementation with strawberry induces marked changes in the composition and functional potential of the gut microbiome in diabetic mice – Chrissa Petersen – The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Viewpoint: Gut microbes and depression: Still waiting for Godot – Timothy G. Dinan – Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

Gut microbiota-dependent CCR9+CD4+ T cells are altered in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis – Atsushi Kadowaki – Brain

Potential biomarkers to predict outcome of faecal microbiota transfer for recurrent Clostridioides difficileinfection – Fedja Farowski – Digestive and Liver Disease

Animal microbiome

Rare gut microbiota associated with breeding success, hormone metabolites and ovarian cycle phase in the critically endangered eastern black rhino – Rachel E. Antis – Microbiome

Animal experiments

High dietary fat intake induces a microbiota signature that promotes food allergy – Maryam Hussain – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

The Alternate Consumption of Quercetin and Alliin in the Traditional Asian Diet Reshaped Microbiota and Altered Gene Expression of Colonic Epithelial Cells in Rats – Juntong Yu – Health, Nutrition, and Food

Obesogenic diet in aging mice disrupts gut microbe composition and alters neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio, leading to inflamed milieu in acute heart failure – Vasundhara Kain – FASEB JOURNAL

Effects of protease and phytase supplements on small intestinal microbiota and amino acid digestibility in broiler chickens – D Borda-Molina – Poultry Science

Serotonin Transporter Deficiency is Associated with Dysbiosis and Changes in Metabolic Function of the Mouse Intestinal Microbiome – Megha Singhal – Scientific Reports

Bioinformatics

A signal processing method for alignment-free metagenomic binning: multi-resolution genomic binary patterns –  Samaneh Kouchaki – Scientific Reports

Microbes in News

A defined set of 11 bacterial strains from the human gut can protect against infection and target cancer in mice

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February 11, 2019

Good morning everyone, in today’s digest we have several interesting research articles including the role of microbiome in ovarian carcinoma, pediatric atopic dermatitis, lung cancer, review articles focusing on the gut microbiome and Energy Homeostasis, interplay between microbiome and immune system, gut microbiome in cardiovascular disease, microbiome in oral cancer, a method for simulating metagenomes and microbial communities, and a very interesting work focusing the role of host and microbiome on drug response. Enjoy reading.

General microbiome

Haemolymph microbiome of the cultured spiny lobster Panulirus ornatus at different temperatures – Mei C. Ooi – Scientific Reports

The biodiversity Composition of Microbiome in Ovarian Carcinoma Patients – Bo Zhou – Scientific Reports

Environmental sources of bacteria and genetic variation in behavior influence host-associated microbiota – Alexandra A. Mushegian – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Review: Gut Microbiota and Energy Homeostasis in Fish – Robyn Lisa Butt – Frontiers in Endocrinology

Visualizing microbiome–immune system interplay Janet C Siebert – Immunotherapy

Gut microbiome

Comparative analysis of the gut microbiota in centenarians and young adults shows a common signature across genotypically non-related populations – Ngangyola Tuikhar – Mechanisms of Ageing and Development

Influence of proton pump inhibitors on microbiota in chronic liver disease patients – Kenta Yamamoto – Hepatology International

Review: Gut microbiota: A new protagonist in the risk of cardiovascular disease? – Antonio García-Ríos – Clínica e Investigación en Arteriosclerosis

Gut microbiota community characteristics and disease-related microorganism pattern in a population of healthy Chinese people – Wen Zhang – Scientific Reports

Primer: Evolutionary change in the human gut microbiome: From a static to a dynamic view – Isabel Gordo – PLOS Biology

Selecting a Single Stereocenter: The Molecular Nuances that Differentiate β-Hexuronidases in the Human Gut Microbiome – Pellock, Samuel J – Biochemistry

Mining the Core Gut Microbiome from a Sample Indian Population – Abhijit S. Kulkarni – Indian Journal of Microbiology

Skin and respiratory microbiome

The nasal and skin microbiome are associated with disease severity in pediatric atopic dermatitis – J.E.E. Totte – British Journal of Dermatology banner

The microbiome in lung cancer tissue and recurrence-free survival – Brandilyn A Peters – Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention

Microbiome dysbiosis is associated with disease duration and increased inflammatory gene expression in systemic sclerosis skin – Michael E. Johnson – Arthritis Research and Therapy

Oral microbiome

Review: The microbiome and oral cancer: More questions than answers – Claire M. Healy – Oral Oncology

Plant microbiome

Metabarcoding reveals that rhizospheric microbiota of Quercus pyrenaica is composed by a relatively small number of bacterial taxa highly abundant – Ana V. Lasa – Scientific Reports

Review: Green Technology: Bacteria-Based Approach Could Lead to Unsuspected Microbe–Plant–Animal Interactions – Daniela Bulgari – Microorganisms

Microbial diversity and bioremediation of rhizospheric soils from Trindade Island – Brazil – Celia Marcela Camacho-Montealegre – Journal of Environmental Management

Animal experiments

Testosterone disruptor effect and gut microbiome perturbation in mice: Early life exposure to doxycycline – Xiang Hou – Chemosphere

MLKL deficiency inhibits DSS-induced colitis independent of intestinal microbiota – Jie Zhang – Molecular Immunology

JinQi Jiangtang Tablet Regulates Gut Microbiota and Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetes Mice – Ying Cao – Journal of Diabetes Research

Microbiome and drug metabolism

Separating host and microbiome contributions to drug pharmacokinetics and toxicity Michael Zimmermann – Science

Bioinformatics

CAMISIM: simulating metagenomes and microbial communities – Adrian Fritz – Microbiome

Microbes in News

Depressed? Your Gut Microbiome Might Be to Blame

 

 

December 24, 2018

Good morning everyone, Today’s digest mainly focusing on the methods such as SigClust a novel clustering algorithm, mm-tSNE a method for visualizing high-dimensional data and aMiAD – a novel microbial diversity association test. Additionally, several review articles and research using human as well as animal experiments showing the relationship of the gut microbiome in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson, atopic dermatitis, antidepressant and anti-inflammatory, heart failure, NAFLD, irritable bowel syndrome and colorectal cancer and their role in the protection against the acute arsenic toxicity. Enjoy Reading.

General microbiome

Review: The microbiome of the nose – Matthew Rawls – Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

The Gut Microbiome in Food Allergy – William Zhao – Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

Prenatal stress enhances postnatal plasticity: The role of microbiota – Sarah Hartman – Developmental Psychobiology

Review: The gut microbiome and heart failure – Adilah F. Ahmad – Current Opinion in Cardiology

Synthetic consortia of nanobody‐coupled and formatted bacteria for prophylaxis and therapy interventions targeting microbiome dysbiosis‐associated diseases and co‐morbidities – Kenneth Timmis – Microbial Biotechnology

Gut microbiome

The gut microbiota-derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease – Nicholas M. Vogt – Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy

Stability and resilience of the intestinal microbiota in children in daycare – a 12 month cohort study – Martin Steen Mortensen – BMC Microbiology

Effects of diet on the childhood gut microbiome and its implications for atopic dermatitis – Mahboobeh Mahdavinia – The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Editorial: Emerging evidence linking the gut microbiome to neurologic disorders – Jessica A. Griffiths – Genome Medicine

Metabolomics and 16S rRNA sequencing of human colorectal cancers and adjacent mucosa – Mun Fai Loke – Plos One

Review: Impact of maternal HIV exposure, feeding status, and microbiome on infant cellular immunity – Sonwabile Dzanibe – Journal of Leukocyte Biology

Review: Inherited nongenetic influences on the gut microbiome and immune system – Kathryn A. Knoop – Birth Defects Research

New insights into porcine milk N-glycome and the potential relation with offspring gut microbiome – Chunlong Mu – Journal of Proteome Research

Unraveling gut microbiota in Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism – Michela Barichella – Movement Disorders

Fecal SCFAs and SCFA-producing bacteria in gut microbiome of human NAFLD as a putative link to systemic T-cell activation and advanced disease – Monika Rau – United European Gastroenterology Journal

Skin microbiome

A tryptophan metabolite of the skin microbiota attenuates inflammation in atopic dermatitis via the aryl hydrocarbon receptor – Jinlei Yu – The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Nasal microbiome

Competition among nasal bacteria suggests a role for siderophore-mediated interactions in shaping the human nasal microbiota – Reed M. Stubbendieck – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Plant Microbiome

Metabolic niches in the rhizosphere microbiome: New tools and approaches to analyse metabolic mechanisms of plant-microbe nutrient exchange – Richard P Jacoby – Journal of Experimental Botany

Animal experiments

Chronic stress-induced gut dysfunction exacerbates Parkinson’s disease phenotype and pathology in a rotenone-induced mouse model of Parkinson’s disease – Hemraj B.Dodiya – Neurobiology of Disease

Ketamine interactions with gut-microbiota in rats: relevance to its antidepressant and anti-inflammatory properties – Bruk Getachew – BMC Microbiology

Dietary l-Tryptophan Supplementation Enhances the Intestinal Mucosal Barrier Function in Weaned Piglets: Implication of Tryptophan-Metabolizing Microbiota – Haiwei Liang – International Journal of Molecular Science

In Vivo Effects of Einkorn Wheat (Triticum monococcum) Bread on the Intestinal Microbiota, Metabolome, and on the Glycemic and Insulinemic Response in the Pig Model – Francesca Barone – Nutrients

Diet-Independent Correlations between Bacteria and Dysfunction of Gut, Adipose Tissue, and Liver: A Comprehensive Microbiota Analysis in Feces and Mucosa of the Ileum and Colon in Obese Mice with NAFLD – Eveline Gart – International Journal of Molecular Science

Abnormality in Maternal Dietary Calcium Intake During Pregnancy and Lactation Promotes Body WEIGHT gain by Affecting the Gut Microbiota in Mouse Offspring – Ping Li – Molecular Nutrition Food Research

Bilberry anthocyanin extract promotes intestinal barrier function and inhibits digestive enzyme activity by regulating the gut microbiota in aging rats – Jing Li – Food and Function

The gut microbiome is required for full protection against acute arsenic toxicity in mouse models – Michael Coryell – Nature Communications

Gut microbiota was modulated by moxibustion stimulation in rats with irritable bowel syndrome – Xiaomei Wang – Chinese Medicine

Bioinformatics

Rapid analysis of metagenomic data using signature-based clustering – Timothy Chappell – BMC Bioinformatics

Nonlinear expression and visualization of nonmetric relationships in genetic diseases and microbiome data – Xianchao Zhu – BMC Bioinformatics

Coupled dynamics of intestinal microbiome and immune system—A mathematical study – Akane Hara – Journal of Theoretical Biology

An adaptive microbiome α-diversity-based association analysis method – Hyunwook Koh – Scientific Reports

December 18, 2018

Good morning everyone. Today’s digest will cover recent studies focusing on the diet derived changes in the gut microbiome, the role of gut microbiome on brain health, inflammatory responses, autism, cystic fibrosis, hepatic steatosis using animal experiments, and reviews highlight the tumor genomics along with the microbiome and secretome as a new strategy in colorectal cancer. Enjoy reading.

General microbiome

Review: Is microbiome a target for the management of allergy associated diseases in children? – Ribaldone DG – European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

Review: Integrating tumor genomics into studies of the microbiome in colorectal cancer Michael B Burns – Gut Microbes

Gut microbiome

Assessing the in vivo data on low/no-calorie sweeteners and the gut microbiota – Alexandra R.Lobach – Food and Chemical Toxicology

Review: Analysing the Secretome of Gut Microbiota as the Next Strategy For Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer – Putri‐Intan‐Hafizah Megat Mohd Azlan – Proteomics

Review: Bottoms up: the role of gut microbiota in brain health – Nina Radisavljevic – Environmental Microbiology

Treponema species enrich the gut microbiota of traditional rural populations but are absent from urban individuals – E. Angelakis – New Microbes and New Infections

Comparative Microbiome Signatures and Short-Chain Fatty Acids in Mouse, Rat, Non-human Primate, and Human Feces – Ravinder Nagpal – Frontiers in Microbiology

Synergistic convergence of microbiota-specific systemic IgG and secretory IgA – Jehane Fadlallah – The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Microbial community composition and diversity in the Indian Ocean deep sea REY-rich muds – Shuyan Wang – PLOS One

Animal experiments

Following spinal cord injury, PDE4B drives an acute, local inflammatory response and a chronic, systemic response exacerbated by gut dysbiosis and endotoxemia – Scott A.Myer – Neurobiology of Disease

The Acute Influence of Acid Suppression with Esomeprazole on Gastrointestinal Microbiota and Brain Gene Expression Profiles in a Murine Model of Restraint Stress – RobertMacLaren – Neuroscience

Microbial communities in swine lungs and their association with lung lesions – Tao Huang – Microbial Biotechnology

Report: Gut microbial compositions mirror caste‐specific diets in a major lineage of social insects – Saria Otani – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Diet‐Induced Dysbiosis and Genetic Background Synergize With Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Deficiency to Promote Cholangiopathy in Mice – Dominique Debray – Hepatology Communications

The valproic acid rat model of autism presents with gut bacterial dysbiosis similar to that in human autism – Fang Liu – Molecular Autism

Amelioration of hepatic steatosis is associated with modulation of gut microbiota and suppression of hepatic miR-34a in Gynostemma pentaphylla (Thunb.) Makino treated mice – Ning Jia – Nutritiion and Metabolism

Isolated Rearing at Lactation Increases Gut Microbial Diversity and Post-weaning Performance in PigsIsolated Rearing at Lactation Increases Gut Microbial Diversity and Post-weaning Performance in Pigs – Tsungcheng Tsai – Frontiers in Microbiology

Echinococcus granulosus Infection Results in an Increase in Eisenbergiella and Parabacteroides Genera in the Gut of Mice – Jianling Bao – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bioinformatics

Evaluation of metabolite-microbe correlation detection methods – YijunYou – Analytical Biochemistry

Microbes in News

Gut bacteria link to immunotherapy sparks interest – Brian Owens – Nature Biotechnology

 

December 1, 2018

Today’s microbiome digest will have more on gut microbiome, animal experiments along with one method DiTaxa for host phenotype and biomarker detection. Enjoy reading.

 General microbiome

Pre-transplant recovery of microbiome diversity without recovery of the original microbiome – Armin Rashidi – Bone Marrow Transplantation

Review: Importance of gut microbiota in obesity – Isabel Cornejo-Pareja – European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Gut Microbiome and Plasma Microbiome-Related Metabolites in Patients With Decompensated and Compensated Heart Failure – Tomohiro Hayashi – Circulation Journal

Review: The lung and gut microbiome: what has to be taken into consideration for cystic fibrosis? – Geneviève Héry-Arnaud – Journal of Cystic Fibrosis

Gut microbiome

Impacts of dietary silver nanoparticles and probiotic administration on the microbiota of an in-vitro gut model – Cristina Cattò – Environmental Pollution

The Gut Microbiome: A Difficult Target for Translational Studies of Clostridium Difficile Colonization – Richard Kellermayer – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Altered gut microbiota after traumatic splenectomy is associated with endotoxemia – Hua Zhu – Emerging Microbes & Infections

Gut Microbiota Modulates Interactions Between Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Bile Acid Homeostasis – Sunny Lihua Cheng – Toxicological Sciences

The intestinal microbiome and its relevance for functionality in older persons – Andrea Ticinesi – Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care

Gut Microbiota Disruption in Septic Shock Patients: A Pilot Study – You-Dong Wan – Medical Science Monitor

Microbial Biomarkers of Intestinal Barrier Maturation in Preterm Infants – Bing Ma – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Microbial impact on cholesterol and bile acid metabolism: current status and future prospects – Aicha Kriaa – Journal of Lipid Research

Respiratory microbiome

Characterising the respiratory microbiome – Rebecca L. Watson – European Respiratory Journal

Vaginal microbiome

Characterization of vaginal microbiota in Thai women – Auttawit Sirichoat – PeerJ

Normal vaginal microbiome in women with primary Sjögren’s syndrome-associated vaginal dryness – van der Meulen TA – Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Animal experiments

On the role of corticosterone in behavioral disorders, microbiota composition alteration and neuroimmune response in adult male mice subjected to maternal separation stress – HosseinAmini-Khoei – International Immunopharmacology

Insights into a Possible Mechanism Underlying the Connection of Carbendazim-Induced Lipid Metabolism Disorder and Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis in Mice – Cuiyuan Jin – Toxicological Sciences

General Anesthesia Alters the Diversity and Composition of the Intestinal Microbiota in Mice – Mara A. Serbanescu – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Lactobacillus helveticus KLDS1.8701 alleviates D-galactose-induced aging by regulating Nrf-2 and gut microbiota in mice – Bailiang Li – Food and Function

The Host Microbiota Contributes to Early Protection Against Lung Colonization by Mycobacterium tuberculosisAlexia Dumas – Frontiers in Immunology

Cesarean Section Induces Microbiota-Regulated Immune Disturbances in C57BL/6 Mice – Line Fisker Zachariassen – The Journal of Immunology

Bioinformatics

DiTaxa: Nucleotide-pair encoding of 16S rRNA for host phenotype and biomarker detection – Ehsaneddin Asgari – Bioinformatics

November 24, 2018

In today’s microbiome digest there are various papers on human, animal and plant microbiome specifically the microbiome of coral, Honey Bee, Welsh Mountain ponies, root and rhizosphere. Enjoy reading.

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General microbiome

Essay: Microbiome dynamics in obesity – Christoph A. Thaiss – Science

Human microbiome diversity: implications in health, disease, and applications – Kathryn J. Pflughoeft – Annual Reviews

Gut microbiome

Review: Gut microbiota and aging – Francesca Mangiola – European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

Review: Microbial community reshaped in gastric cancer – L.-L. Wang – European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

Differential clustering of faecal and mucosa‐associated microbiota in healthy individuals – Adam Carstens – Journal of Digestive Diseases

The prevalence and transcriptional activity of the mucosal microbiota of ulcerative colitis patients – Aina E. Fossum Moen – Scientific Reports

Skin microbiome

The Influence of Habitat and Phylogeny on the Skin Microbiome of Amphibians in Guatemala and Mexico – Silas Ellison – Microbial Ecology

Respiratory microbiome

Inhaled nanomaterials and the respiratory microbiome: clinical, immunological and toxicological perspectives – Tuang Yeow Poh – Particle and Fibre Toxicology

Animal experiments

An intermittent hypercaloric diet alters gut microbiota, prefrontal cortical gene expression and social behaviours in rats – Reichelt AC – Nutritional Neuroscience

Animal microbiome

Coral-associated bacteria demonstrate phylosymbiosis and cophylogeny – F. Joseph Pollock – Nature Communications

Gut and Whole-Body Microbiota of the Honey Bee Separate Thriving and Non-thriving Hives – Céline Ribière – Microbial Ecology

Gut microbiome composition is associated with spatial structuring and social interactions in semi-feral Welsh Mountain ponies – Rachael E. Antwis – Microbiome

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

The structure and function of the global citrus rhizosphere microbiome – Jin Xu – Nature Communications

Root microbiome response to treated wastewater irrigation – AvihaiZolti – Science of The Total Environment

Water and extremophile microbiome

New archaeal viruses discovered by metagenomic analysis of viral communities in enrichment cultures – Ying Liu – Environmental Microbiology

Probiotics / prebiotics

Review: Probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics for weight loss and metabolic syndrome in the microbiome era – R. Ferrarese – European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

October 21, 2018

Today’s microbiome digest highlights more about the diet-microbiome and brain functions, the role of microbiome in oral mucosal immunopathology and the microbiomes from mink, beetles, and turkey. Enjoy reading!

 General microbiome

Review: Complex Feed-Forward and Feed-Back Mechanisms Underlie the Relationship Between Traumatic Brain Injury and the Gut–Microbiota–Brain Axis – T. Tyler Patterson – Shock

Microbial community shifts in biogas reactors upon complete or partial ammonia inhibition – Zuopeng Lv – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Review: How Can We Define “Optimal Microbiota?”: A Comparative Review of Structure and Functions of Microbiota of Animals, Fish, and Plants in Agriculture – Wakako Ikeda-Ohtsubo – Frontiers in Nutrition

A dysbiotic microbiome triggers TH17 cells to mediate oral mucosal immunopathology in mice and humans – Nicolas Dutzan – Science Translational Medicine

Impact of DNA Sequencing and Analysis Methods on 16S rRNA Gene Bacterial Community Analysis of Dairy Products – Zhengyao Xue – mSphere

Human gut microbiome

Six-Week Endurance Exercise Alters Gut Metagenome That Is not Reflected in Systemic Metabolism in Over-weight Women – Eveliina Munukka – Frontiers in Microbiology

Altered bile acid profile associates with cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease—An emerging role for gut microbiome – Siamak MahmoudianDehkordi – Alzheimers and Dementia

Gut Dysbiosis And Paediatric Crohn’s Disease – Andrea Brusaferro – Journal of Infection

Oral Administration of Porphyromonas gingivalis Alters the Gut Microbiome and Serum Metabolome – Tamotsu Kato – mSphere

Gut Microbes May Account for the Anti-Seizure Effects of the Ketogenic Diet
Tracy Hampton – JAMA

Animal Microbiome

Investigation of the viral and bacterial microbiota in intestinal samples from mink (Neovison vison) with pre-weaning diarrhea syndrome using next generation sequencing – Julie Melsted Birch – PLOS ONE

Gut bacterial and fungal communities in ground-dwelling beetles are associated with host food habit and habitat – Rina Kudo – The ISME Journal

Antimicrobial Probiotics Reduce Salmonella enterica in Turkey Gastrointestinal Tracts – Brittany Forkus – Scientific Reports

Animal experiments

Gut microbiota–derived D-serine protects against acute kidney injury – Yusuke Nakade – JCI insight

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Unraveling microbial communities associated with methylmercury production in paddy soils – Yurong Liu – Environmental Science and Technology

Changes in the Fungal Microbiome of Maize During Hermetic Storage in the United States and Kenya – Brett Lane – Frontiers in Microbiology

Dynamic bacterial and fungal microbiomes during sweet sorghum ensiling impact bioethanol production – DaniellaGallagher – Bioresource Technology

Techniques

A Comparison of Techniques for Collecting Skin Microbiome Samples: Swabbing Versus Tape-Stripping – Kazuhiro Ogai – Frontiers in Microbiology

Microbes in news

3.7 Billion-Year-Old Fossil Evidence of Microbes Disputed