October 13, 2017

Today’s digest is short and sweet. Thought-provoking reviews on microbial community dynamics and more.

General Microbiome

Host effects on microbiota community assembly.

Näpflin K. Journal of Animal Ecology

Structural host-microbiota interaction networks.

Guven-Maiorov E. Plus Computational Biology

  REVIEW: Microbiome: Diving deeper into the communities.

Du Toit A. Nature Reviews Microbiology

REVIEW: Stochastic Community Assembly: Does It Matter in Microbial Ecology?

Zhou J. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews

Human Gut Microbiome

The preadolescent acne microbiome: A prospective, randomized, pilot study investigating characterization and effects of acne therapy.

Coughlin CC. Pediatric Dermatology

Gut microbiome and its role in cardiovascular diseases.

Ahmadmehrabi S. Current Opinions in Cardiology

MicroRNAs-Based Inter-Domain Communication between the Host and Members of the Gut Microbiome.

Williams MR. Frontiers in Microbiology

Steroids, Stress, and the Gut Microbiome-Brain Axis.

Tetel MJ. Journal Neuroendocrinology

 

Plant and soil microbiome

Community Structure of Active Aerobic Methanotrophs in Red Mangrove (Kandelia obovata) Soils Under Different Frequency of Tides.

Shiau YJ. Microbial Ecology

Root transcriptional dynamics induced by beneficial rhizobacteria and microbial immune elicitors reveal signatures of adaptation to mutualists.

Stringlis IA. The Plant Journal

Nasal Microbiome

The commensal lifestyle of Staphylococcus aureus and its interactions with the nasal microbiota.

Krismer B. Nature Reviews Microbiology

Animal experiments and microbiome

Antibiotics, gut microbiome, and obesity.

Leong KSW. Clinical Endocrionology

The sponge microbiome project.

Moitinho-Silva L. Gigascience.

Erratum

Erratum: Strains, functions and dynamics in the expanded Human Microbiome Project.

Lloyd-Price J. Nature

Correction to: More than 2500 years of oil exposure shape sediment microbiomes with the potential for syntrophic degradation of hydrocarbons linked to methanogenesis.

Michas A. Microbiome.

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September 26, 2017

Today’s digest is a delight for dog lovers – an interesting look at the nasal microbiome of dogs and two interesting studies on freshwater phages. Lastly, researchers in South Korea establish a human stool bank.

Human Gut Microbiome

REVIEW: A review of the relationship between the gut microbiota and amino acid metabolism

Lin R.Amino Acids

Advanced glycation end products dietary restriction effects on bacterial gut microbiota in peritoneal dialysis patients; a randomized open label controlled trial

Yacoub R. PloS one

Oral Microbiome

Exploring the salivary microbiome of children stratified by the oral hygiene index

Mashima I. PLoS ONE

Animal experiments and microbiome

Ground Juniperus pinchotii and urea in supplements fed to Rambouillet ewe lambs Part 2: Ewe lamb rumen microbial communities

Ishaq SL. Journal of Animal Science

Characterization of the nasal and oral microbiota of detection dogs

Isaiah A. PLoS one

Marine and Inland Water microbiome 

Biodiversity and species competition regulate the resilience of microbial biofilm community

Feng K. Molecular Ecology

Plant and soil microbiome

The Fructan Syndrome: Evolutionary Aspects and Common Themes Among Plants and Microbes

Versluys M. Plant, Cell & Environment

Agricultural land use determines functional genetic diversity of soil microbial communities

Manoharan L. Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Synergetic suppression of soybean cyst nematodes by chitosan and Hirsutella minnesotensis via the assembly of the soybean rhizosphere microbial communities

Mwaheb MAMA .Biological Control

Patterns and mechanisms of responses by soil microbial communities to nitrogen addition

Zhou Z. Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Links between plant and fungal diversity in habitat fragments of coastal shrubland.

Maltz MR. PloS one

The response of soil bacterial communities to mining subsidence in the west China aeolian sand area

Shi P. Applied Soil Ecology

Comparative metagenomics approaches to characterize the soil fungal communities of western coastal region, Saudi Arabia

Moussa TAA. PLoS one

Disentangling environmental and host sources of fungal endophyte communities in an experimental beachgrass study

David AS. Molecular Ecology

Virome

Metaproteomics of marine viral concentrates reveals key viral populations and abundant periplasmic proteins in the oligotrophic deep chlorophyll maximum of the deep chlorophyll maximum of the South China Sea

Xie ZX. Environmental Microbiology

Genome characteristics and environmental distribution of the first phage that infects the LD28 clade, a freshwater methylotrophic bacterial group

Moon K. Environmental Microbiology

Protocol

Assessment of molecular detection of anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing (anammox) bacteria in different environmental samples using PCR primers based on 16S rRNA …

Han P. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Use of RNALater® Preservation for Virome Sequencing in Outbreak settings

Kohl C.Frontiers in Microbiology

DESMAN: a new tool for de novo extraction of strains from metagenomes

Quince C. Genome Biology

Microbiome News

Korea’s first stool bank gets down to business

-Korean Biomedical Review

September 13,2017

Our midweek digest is a treat for wine drinkers- two studies looking at vineyard microbiomes and news of how Nestlé is moving into microbiome research. Lastly, read about an exciting workflow that makes it easier to map the resistome.

General Microbiome

Microbial communities in placentas from term normal pregnancy exhibit spatially variable profiles.

Parnell LA .Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Host-microbe interaction in the gastrointestinal tract.

Parker A.Environmental Microbiology Report

Gut microbiota composition is associated with polypharmacy in elderly hospitalized patients.

Ticinesi A.Scientific Reports

Microbes in Infant Gut Development: Placing Abundance Within Environmental, Clinical and Growth Parameters.

Obermajer T.Scientific Reports

Animal experiments and microbiome

Gut bacteria from multiple sclerosis patients modulate human T cells and exacerbate symptoms in mouse models.

Cekanaviciute E, PNAS

The microbiota influences cell death and microglial colonization in the perinatal mouse brain.

Castillo-Ruiz A. Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity

Microbial colonization is required for normal neurobehavioral development in zebrafish.

Phelps D,.Scientific Reports

Biotechnology 

Ozone-cathode microbial desalination cell; An innovative option to bioelectricity generation and water desalination.

Gholizadeh A. Chemosphere.

Plant and soil microbiome

Grape microbiome as a reliable and persistent signature of field origin and environmental conditions in Cannonau wine production.

Mezzasalma V. PLoS One.

Is microbial terroir related to geographic distance between vineyards?

Miura T. Environmental Microbiology Reports

Bacteria utilising plant-derived carbon in the rhizosphere of Triticum aestivum change in different depths of an arable soil.

Uksa M. Environmental Microbiology Reports

Mining the Volatilomes of Plant-Associated Microbiota for New Biocontrol Solutions.

Bailly A. Frontiers in Microbiology

More than 2500 years of oil exposure shape sediment microbiomes with the potential for syntrophic degradation of hydrocarbons linked to methanogenesis.

Michas A. Microbiome

Lung Microbiome

Functional characterization of the Mycobacterium abscessus genome coupled with condition specific transcriptomics reveals conserved molecular strategies for host adaptation and persistence.

Miranda-CasoLuengo AA.BMC Genomics

Mechanistic insight into the function of the microbiome in lung diseases.

Ubags NDJ. European Respiratory Journal

Antibiotics

A single early-in-life macrolide course has lasting effects on murine microbial network topology and immunity.

Ruiz VE.Nature Communications

Resistome

The recent emergence in hospitals of multidrug-resistant community-associated sequence type 1 and spa type t127 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus investigated by whole-genome sequencing: Implications for screening.

Earls MR. PLoS One

Rapid resistome mapping using nanopore sequencing.

van der Helm E.Nucleic Acids Research  

Network of microbial and antibiotic interactions drive colonization and infection with multidrug-resistant organisms

Wang J. PNAS

News

Nestlé moves into gut microbiome tests.

News- Nature Biotechnology

Protocol

Shotgun metagenomics, from sampling to analysis.

Quince C,Nature Biotechnology

Erratum 

Erratum to: Diet Versus Phylogeny: a Comparison of Gut Microbiota in Captive Colobine Monkey Species.

Hale VL. Microbial Ecology

September 6, 2017

Our midweek digest is short and sweet, but contains interesting reads- Chabé’s critical review of role of gut protozoa is worth a read

Human gut microbiome

REVIEW: Gut Protozoa: Friends or Foes of the Human Gut Microbiota? Chabé M. Trends in Parasitology

Pre-pregnancy weight, gestational weight gain, and the gut microbiota of mothers and their infants. Stanislwaski MA. Microbiome

Ocean, river, and stream microbiome

Microbial Diversity in Sulfate-Reducing Marine Sediment Enrichment Cultures Associated with Anaerobic Biotransformation of Coastal Stockpiled Phosphogypsum (Sfax, Tunisia). Zouch H. Frontiers in Microbiology

Siderophore cheating and cheating resistance shape competition for iron in soil and freshwater Pseudomonas communities.

Butaitė E. Nature Communication

Animal  microbiome

Succession and Fermentation Products of Grass Carp (<i>Ctenopharyngodon idellus</i>) Hindgut Microbiota in Response to an Extreme Dietary Shift. Hao YT. Frontiers in Microbiology

Enrichment of beneficial bacteria in the skin microbiota of bats persisting with white-nose syndrome.

Lemieux-Labonté V. Microbiome

Biotechnology 

Comparison of the bacterial community composition in the granular and the suspended phase of sequencing batch reactors.

Szabó E. AMB Express

Antibiotic, probiotics, and prebiotics

Antibiotic Treatment Preventing Necrotising Enterocolitis Alters Urinary and Plasma Metabolomes in Preterm Pigs.

Jiang P. Journal of Proteome Research

Probiotics and gastrointestinal conditions: An overview of evidence from the Cochrane Collaboration.

Parker EA. Nutrition

Faecal microbiome 

Collection of non-meconium stool on fecal occult blood cards is an effective method for fecal microbiota studies in infants.

Wong WSW. Microbiome

Communication

Interspecies quorum sensing in co-infections can manipulate trypanosome transmission potential.

Silvester E. Nature Microbiology

August 1, 2017

Today’s digest is relatively short, but there is an amazing commentary on rhizosheath and advantages of using phylogenetic distances to examine the microbial communities

Human gut microbiome

Maternal modifiers of the infant gut microbiota: metabolic consequences

Mulligan CM. Journal of Endocrinology

Association between gut microbiota and bone health: potential mechanisms and prospective

Chen YC. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Plant, soil, and air microbiome

Amynthas agrestis invasion increases microbial biomass in Mid-Atlantic deciduous forests

Chang CH. Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Effect of nanoparticles on crops and soil microbial communities

Rajput VD. Journal of Soils and Sediments

Bottom-up effects on herbivore-induced plant defences: a case study based on compositional patterns of rhizosphere microbial communities.

Benítez E. Scientific reports

Unwrapping the rhizosheath

Pang J. Plant and Soil

Marine and inland waters

Marine archaea and archaeal viruses under global change

Danovaro R-F1000 Research

Bacterial community structure in the intertidal biofilm along the Yangtze Estuary, China

Guo X .Marine Pollution Bulletin

Fronts at the surface ocean can shape distinct regions of microbial activity and community assemblages down to the bathypelagic zone: The Azores Front as a case study

Baltar F. Frontiers in Marine Science

Microbiome Approaches/Techniques

A deep metaproteomics approach for the study of human microbiomes

Zhang X Analytical Chemistry, 2017

Advantages of phylogenetic distance based constrained ordination analyses for the examination of microbial communities.

Shankar V. Scientific reports

Oral/Nasal Microbiome 

The periodontal war: microbes and immunity

Ebersole JL. PERIODONTOLOGY 2000

Design and validation of a DNA-microarray for phylogenetic analysis of bacterial communities in different oral samples and dental implants

Parolin C. Scientific Reports

Influence of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on the temporal variation of pneumococcal carriage and the nasal microbiota in healthy infants: a longitudinal analysis of a case–control study

Mika M. Microbiome

Food Microbiology 

Comparison study of the volatile profiles and microbial communities of Wuyi Qu and Gutian Qu, two major types of traditional fermentation starters of Hong Qu glutinous rice wine

Liu Z.Food Microbiology

Plant-mediated restriction of Salmonella enterica on tomato and spinach leaves colonized with Pseudomonas plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria

Hsu CK.International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2017

July 21, 2017

Today’s digest is short and sweet. An interesting study of the microbial community composition inside the Internation Space Station using WGS. And, how a microbiologist is saving prairie dogs.

General Microbiome and Microbiology

Microbial metal resistance and metabolism across dynamic landscapes: high-throughput environmental microbiology

Carlson H.F1000Research

Animal and insect microbiome

Population-Specific Responses to Interspecific Competition in the Gut Microbiota of Two Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Populations

He X. Microbial Ecology

Plant, soil, and air microbiome

Metabarcoding: A powerful tool to investigate microbial communities and shape future plant protection strategies

Abdelfattah A.Biological Control

 Microbial functional diversity covaries with permafrost thaw‐induced environmental heterogeneity in tundra soil

Yuan MM.Global Change Biology

Marine and inland waters

Sulfide-Induced Dissimilatory Nitrate Reduction to Ammonium Supports Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation (Anammox) in an Open-Water Unit Process Wetland

Jones ZL Applied and Environmental Microbiology

 The effects of phosphorus limitation on carbon metabolism in diatoms

Brembu T. Philosophical  Transaction of the Royal  Society B

Genetic and metabolic engineering in diatoms

Huang W. Philosophical  Transaction of the Royal  Society B

Built Microbiome

Microalgal hydrogen production-a review

Khetkorn W. Bioresource Technology

Whole metagenome profiles of particulates collected from the International Space Station

Nicholas AB.Microbiome, 2017

Microbes in the news

How a wildlife biologist became a plague-chaser in the American Southwest

STAT

17, July 2017

In today’s digest, we learn more about how cloud-based computing is making it easier to analyses big datasets, and stochastic bottlenecks control bacterial colonization in animal host.

General Microbiome and Microbiology

New perspectives on dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis: lessons we learned from bacterial and fungal skin microbiota.

Paulino LC. European journal of dermatology

Harnessing microbiome‐based biotechnologies for sustainable mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions

Hu HW.Microbial Biotechnology

Human gut microbiome

Comparisons of Gut Microbiota Among Healthy Control, Patients With Conventional Adenoma, Sessile Serrated Adenoma, and Colorectal Cancer. Yoon H. Journal of Cancer Prevention

Genome-resolved metaproteomic characterization of preterm infant gut microbiota development reveals species-specific metabolic shifts and variabilities during early life. Xiong W. Microbiome

Assessing the impact of protein extraction methods for human gut metaproteomics

Zhang  X.Journal of Proteomics

Longitudinal development of the gut microbiome and metabolome in preterm neonates with late onset sepsis and healthy controls

Stewart CJ. Microbiome

Animal and insect microbiome

Host–Microbe Interactions: Winning the Colonization Lottery

Lazzaro BP and GM Fox. Current Biology

Strategies for managing rival bacterial communities: lessons from burying beetles.

Kilner RM. Journal of Animal Ecology

Changes in the Gut Microbial Communities Following Addition of Walnuts to the Diet. Byerley, LO. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Microbiome modelling

The Microbiome and Big Data

Navas-Molina JA. Current Opinion in Systems Biology

Plant, soil, and air microbiome

Differences in soil biological activity by terrain types at the sub-field scale in central Iowa US.

Kaleita AL.PloS one

Intercropping affects genetic potential for inorganic nitrogen cycling by root-associated microorganisms in Medicago sativa and Dactylis glomerata

Zhao M. Applied Soil Ecology

Changes in microbial community composition following phytostabilization of an extremely acidic Cu mine tailings

Yang T. Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Effects of between‐site variation in soil microbial communities and plant‐soil feedbacks on the productivity and composition of plant communities.   Bauer JT.Journal of Applied Ecology

Response of soil microbial communities to elevated antimony and arsenic contamination indicates the relationship between the innate microbiota and contaminant fractions. Sun W. Environmental Science and Technology

Marine and inland waters

The contribution of microbial biotechnology to mitigating coral reef degradation Damjanovic. Microbial Biotechnology

Metagenomic binning of a marine sponge microbiome reveals unity in defense but metabolic specialization

Slaby BM. The ISME Journal

Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Viruses Compensate for Microbial Metabolism in Virus-Host Interactions

He T.  mBio

Built Microbiome

Microbial communities on painted wet and dry external surfaces of a historic fortress in Niterói, Brazil. Ogawa A. Journal of International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation

Preprint

Short reads from honey bee (Apis sp.) sequencing projects reflect microbial associate diversity.Gerth M.PeerJ