April 14, 2017

Quite a number of biofilms based reviews for today’s digest. Local adaptation in natural microbial communities. Bacterial community varies along the natural water balance gradient in the Tibetan Plateau.

Events and jobs

Senior Program Officer  – The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group – Seattle, WA, United States

 

General microbiome

Culturomics: A New Kid on the Block of OMICS to Enable Personalized Medicine – ME Kambouris – Omics

Introduction: microbial local adaptation: insights from natural populations, genomics and experimental evolution – T Giraud – Molecular Ecology

*Review: Central venous catheters and biofilms: where do we stand in 2017? – M Gominet – APMIS

 

Human oral microbiome

*Review: Dental biofilm infections – an update – T Larsen – APMIS

*Review: Microbiological diagnosis of device-related biofilm infections – Y Xu – APMIS

*Review: Biofilms in orthopedic infections: a review of laboratory methods – AC Dibartola – APMIS

 

Human vaginal microbiome

Vaginal lactic acid elicits an anti-inflammatory response from human cervicovaginal epithelial cells and inhibits production of pro-inflammatory mediators associated with HIV acquisition – AC Hearps – Mucosal Immunology

*Review: Chronic urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord lesions – biofilm infection with need for long-term antibiotic treatment – N Tofte – APMIS

 

Human gut microbiome

Curcuminoid Demethylation as an Alternative Metabolism by Human Intestinal Microbiota – S Burapan – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Inflammasomes and intestinal inflammation – N Zmora – Mucosal Immunology

Gut Microbial Diversity in Antibiotic-Naive Children After Systemic Antibiotic Exposure: A Randomized Controlled Trial – T Doan – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 

Animal microbiome

Fish oil, lard and soybean oil differentially shape gut microbiota of middle-aged rats – He Li – Scientific Reports

Co-diversification of gastrointestinal microbiota and phylogeny in passerines is not explained by ecological divergence – L Kropáčková – Molecular Ecology

 

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Responses of denitrifying bacterial communities to short-term waterlogging of soils – Y Wang – Scientific Reports

Distinct Soil Microbial Communities in habitats of differing soil water balance on the Tibetan Plateau – Y Li – Scientific Reports

Convergence and contrast in the community structure of Bacteria, Fungi and Archaea along a tropical elevation-climate gradient – KG Peay – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Continuous production of indole-3-acetic acid by immobilized cells of Arthrobacter agilis – M Ozdal – 3 Biotech

*Review: Agriculturally important microbial biofilms: Present status and future prospects – K Velmourougane – Journal of Basic Microbiology

 

Water and extremophile

Temporal abundance and activity trends of vinyl chloride (VC)-degrading bacteria in a dilute VC plume at Naval Air Station Oceana – Y Liang – Environmental Science and Pollution Research International

Spatial variation in bacterial community in natural wetland-river-sea ecosystems – H Zhang – Journal of Basic Microbiology

Bioremediation Management Reduces Mass Discharge at a Chlorinated DNAPL Site – BR Baldwin – Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation

 

Techniques

Enhancing Multiplex Genome Editing by Natural Transformation (MuGENT) via inactivation of ssDNA exonucleases – TN Dalia – bioRxiv

An Efficient Moments-Based Inference Method for Within-Host Bacterial Infection Dynamics – D Price – bioRxiv

 

More microbes

Dominant bacterial phyla in caves and their predicted functional roles in C and N cycle – S Mandal De – BMC Microbiology

Microbiome yarns: microbiomology of winter rosy face – K Timmis – Microbial Biotechnology

*Review: In vitro studies evaluating the effects of biofilms on wound-healing cells: a review – KR Kirker – APMIS

Vector competence and innate immune responses to dengue virus infection in selected laboratory and field-collected Stegomyia aegypti (= Aedes aegypti) – IM Serrato – Medical and Veterinary Entomology

*Review: Antibiotic treatment of biofilm infections – O Ciofu – APMIS

Microenvironmental characteristics and physiology of biofilms in chronic infections of CF patients are strongly affected by the host immune response – PØ. Jensen – APMIS

 

Microbes in news

To see the unseen: ‘Microbiomes’ show explores the common ground between arts, science – M McINALLY – Gazette-Times

Unprotected sex may disrupt the microbiome in vagina – J Hamzelou – New Scientist

Sol-gel-based stainless steel surface reduces fouling and biofilm formation during milk pasteurization – J Cornall- Dairy Reporter

Gut Microbes Contribute to Age-Associated Inflammation in Mice – A Olena – The Scientist

Microbiome Plus+ Gastrointestinal: New Probiotic Supplement Proven to Increase Vitamin D Levels While Lowering Cholesterol – Military News – Miltech

OPINION: How probiotics research is taking us to the next level of understanding – M Cunningham – Food Navigator

New synthetic peptide promotes wound healing – T Sandle – Digital Journal

Air Pollution Might Make Dangerous Bacteria Harder to Kill – V Greenwood – The Atlantic

Researchers studying how to disrupt bacteria to better treat infections – Phys.org

Bacteria with a bias – K Zehr – UNM HSC Newsbeat

Glowing bacteria could help in landmine cleanup efforts – D Quick – New Atlas

Trump budget plan could sink Shore beaches bacteria reports – R Zimmer – Asbury Park Press

How genetically-altered E.coli strain can kill dangerous bone-eating superbug Pseudomonas aeruginosa – B Crouch – The Advertiser

Study on lactic acid bacteria from kimchi sheds light on treatment of atopic dermatitis – The Korea Herald

This strain of probiotic bacteria treats and protects against anxiety, stress and inflammation – St. Joseph’s Healthcare

 

April 4, 2017

General microbiome

Diversity of fungus-growing termites (Macrotermes) and their fungal symbionts (Termitomyces) in the semiarid Tsavo Ecosystem, Kenya – R Vesala – Biotropica

Indole signalling and (micro)algal auxins decrease the virulence of Vibrio campbellii, a major pathogen of aquatic organisms – Q Yang – Environmental Microbiology

Large population study shows that adolescents with celiac disease have an increased risk of multiple autoimmune and nonautoimmune comorbidities –  A Assa – Acta Paediatrica

In vitro fermentation of oat β-glucan and hydrolysates by fecal microbiota and selected probiotic strains – JL Dong – Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

 

Human gut microbiome

Gastric microbiota features associated with cancer risk factors and clinical outcomes: A pilot study in gastric cardia cancer patients from Shanxi, China – G Yu – International Journal of Cancer

 

Animal microbiome

Host species shapes the co-occurrence patterns rather than diversity of stomach bacterial communities in pikas – H Li – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

 

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Phylloplane bacteria increase the negative impact of food limitation on insect fitness – GL Olson – Ecological Entomology

Bodyguards: Pathogen-Derived Decoys That Protect Virulence Factors – JK Paulus – Trends in Plant Science

Response of the rhizosphere prokaryotic community of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) to elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration in open-top chambers – M Szoboszlay – Microbiology Open

Draft Genome Sequence of Pseudomonas putida Strain GM4FR, an Endophytic Bacterium Isolated from Festuca rubra L. – F Wemheuer – Genome Announcements

Phytoremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Soil in Association with Soil Bacteria – P Pokethitiyook – Phytoremediation

Phytoremediation of Salt-Impacted Soils and Use of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) to Enhance Phytoremediation – KE Gerhardt – Phytoremediation

Genomic identification and characterization of the elite strains Bradyrhizobium yuanmingense BR 3267 and Bradyrhizobium pachyrhizi BR 3262 recommended for cowpea inoculation in Brazil – J Leite – Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Effect of elevated nitrate on biodegradation of pentabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-99) and change in microbial communities during groundwater recharge with tertiary-treated municipal wastewater – Y Yan – International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation

The tale of a neglected energy source: Elevated hydrogen exposure affects both microbial diversity and function in soil – M Khdhiri – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

 

Water and extremophile microbiome

Production and persistence of bacterial and labile organic matter at the hypoxic water–sediment interface of the St. Lawrence Estuary – M Hébert – Limnology and Oceanography

Comparative proteomics reveals signature metabolisms of exponentially growing and stationary phase marine bacteria – S Muthusamy – Environmental Microbiology

Spatiotemporal dynamics of bacterial community composition in large shallow eutrophic Lake Taihu: High overlap between free-living and particle-attached assemblages – X Tang – Limnology and Oceanography

 

Built environment

Coarse-graining bacteria colonies for modelling critical solute distributions in picolitre bioreactors for bacterial studies on single-cell level – C Westerwalbesloh – Microbial Biotechnology

 

Phages and Virus

Short-Sighted Virus Evolution and a Germline Hypothesis for Chronic Viral Infections – KA Lythgoe – Trends in Microbiology

Conflicting selection alters the trajectory of molecular evolution in a tripartite bacteria–plasmid–phage interaction – E Harrison – Molecular Ecology

 

Techniques

*ReviewBioelectrochemical Systems for Measuring Microbial Cellular Functions – HMM Selim – Electroanalysis

Engineering bacterial thiosulfate and tetrathionate sensors for detecting gut inflammation – KNM Daeffler – Molecular Systems Biology

Impact of Contaminating DNA in Whole Genome Amplification Kits Used for Metagenomic Shotgun Sequencing for Infection Diagnosis – M Thoendel – Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Genomics and Metagenomics in Microbial Ecology: Recent Advances and Challenges  – T Narihiro – Microbes and Environments

A metagenomic approach to decipher the indigenous microbial communities of arsenic contaminated groundwater of Assam –  S Das – Genomics Data

Optimization of a bioassay to evaluate Escherichia coli stress responses – B Cunha – IEEE

 

More microbes

*ReviewShapeshifting to Survive: Shape Determination and Regulation in Caulobacter crescentus – SA Woldemeskel – Trends in Microbiology

 

Microbes in news

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Common in Diabetic Foot Ulcers – S Gupta – Endocrinology Advisor

Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Food Animals – J Bartel – Veterinary Medicine News

Vets warn dog owners about potentially deadly bacteria lurking in water – A Lasker – Lifestyle

Magnetic brain stimulation causes weight loss by making gut bacteria healthier – The Endocrine Society – Science Daily

Vapour droplets from threatened orcas show pneumonia bacteria – Waterloo Region Record – TheRecord.com

Hitchhiking Earth bacteria could evolve to live on Mars – M Irving – New Atlas

Bionic leaf turns air, water, sunlight and bacteria into fertilizer – B Hays – UPI

Nicholls sophomore researches antibiotic-resistant bacteria – G Ohlmeyer – Houmatoday.com

What the Bacteria in Your Mouth May Reveal About Your Cancer Risk – SG Miller – Live Science

March 21, 2017

Events and jobs

Microbiology Department Manager – Medlab Pathology – Sydney

General microbiome

The ecology of human microbiota: dynamics and diversity in health and disease – A Karkman – Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Human gut microbiome

The gut microbiome in human neurological disease: A review – H Tremlett – Annals of Neurology

Shaping the Metabolism of Intestinal Bacteroides Population through Diet to Improve Human Health – DR Covian – Frontiers in Microbiology

Animal microbiome

Effects of a protected inclusion of organic acids and essential oils as antibiotic growth promoter alternative on growth performance, intestinal morphology and gut microflora in broilers – Y Liu – Animal Science Journal

Extreme drought, host density, sex, and bullfrogs influence fungal pathogen infection in a declining lotic amphibian – AJ Adams – Ecosphere

Neoagarotetraose protects mice against intense exercise-induced fatigue damage by modulating gut microbial composition and function – N Zhang – Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

Effects of Gliadin consumption on the Intestinal Microbiota and Metabolic Homeostasis in Mice Fed a High-fat Die –  L Zhang – Scientific Reports

Plant, root and soil microbiome

*ReviewRhizogenic agrobacteria in hydroponic crops: epidemics, diagnostics and control – L Bosmans – Plant Pathology

Mn accumulation in a submerged plant Egeria densa (Hydrocharitaceae) is mediated by epiphytic bacteria – K Tsuji – Plant, Cell and Environment

Water microbiome and extremophiles

Microbial players and processes involved in phytoplankton bloom utilization in the water column of a fast-flowing, river-dominated estuary – MW Smith – Microbiology Open

Metagenomics of Hyperthermophilic Environments: Biodiversity and Biotechnology – A Strazzulli – Microbial Ecology of Extreme Environments

Sediment depth and habitat as predictors of the diversity and composition of sediment bacterial communities in an inter-tidal estuarine environment – DFR Cleary – Marine Ecology

Crenarchaeal Viruses of Hot Springs: Diversity, Ecology and Co-evolution –  AC Ortmann – Microbial Ecology of Extreme Environments

*ReviewMarine Prasinoviruses and Their Tiny Plankton Hosts: A Review – KD Weynberg – Viruses

Microbial Electron Transport in the Deep Subsurface – J Hinks – Microbial Ecology of Extreme Environments

New Insights into the Microbial Diversity of Polar Desert Soils: A Biotechnological Perspective – J v Dorst – Microbial Ecology of Extreme Environments

Transcriptomics

Mechanism for microbial population collapse in a fluctuating resource environment – S Turkarslan – Molecular Systems Biology

Techniques

SILVA, RDP, Greengenes, NCBI and OTT — how do these taxonomies compare? – M Balvociute – BMC Genomics

Prediction of virus-host infectious association by supervised learning methods – M Zhang – BMC Bioinformatics

Comparison of methods for identification of microbial communities in book collections: Culture-dependent (sequencing and MALDI-TOF MS) and culture-independent (Illumina MiSeq) – L Krakova – International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation

More microbes

*Review: The role of bacillithiol in Gram-positive Firmicutes – P Chandrangsu – Antioxidants & Redox Signaling

The effect of antibiotics and diet on enterolactone concentration and metabolome studied by targeted and non-targeted LC-MS metabolomics – AK Bolviq – Journal of Proteome Research

Exploring the Viral Ecology of High Latitude Aquatic Systems – C Chenard – Microbial Ecology of Extreme Environments

The Nature and Relevance of Solvent Stress in Microbes and Mechanisms of Tolerance – M Manefield – Microbial Ecology of Extreme Environments

Surveillance of Exhibit Associated Aquatic Viruses Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies – WV Bonn – IAAAM 2016

Microbes in the news

Before you consume billions of live bacteria … – E Cauthorn – Las Vegas Sun

Bacteria between humans and pets? Could improve global health: researchers – M Shah – Toronto Sun

There is a reason dogs like meat – NZ Herald

ANTIBIOTIC APOCALYPSE: Harvard reveals doomsday scenario that could KILL 10 million a year – O Smith – Express

THE ALTERATION OF THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA COULD PROTECT METABOLIC DISEASES – Zoe – The Quebec Times

March 11, 2017

General microbiome

Intestinal dysbiosis in preterm infants preceding necrotizing enterocolitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis – M Pammi – Microbiome

Is the 25 year hepatitis C marathon coming to an end to declare victory? – Khulood T Ahmed – bioRxiv

Natural antimicrobial peptide complexes in the fighting of antibiotic resistant biofilms: Calliphora vicina medicinal maggots – N Gordya – PLoS One

Complement inhibition by Sarcoptes scabiei protects Streptococcus pyogenes – An in vitro study to unravel the molecular mechanisms behind the poorly understood predilection of S. pyogenes to infect mite-induced skin lesions – PM Swe – PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease

CD40-signalling abrogates induction of RORγt+ Treg cells by intestinal CD103+ DCs and causes fatal colitis – C Barthels – Nature Communications

Antioxidant Supplements and Gastrointestinal Diseases: A Critical Appraisal – I Khan – Medical Principles and Practice

 

Human skin microbiome

Prenatal antibiotics and atopic dermatitis among 18-month old children in the Danish National Birth Cohort – S Timm – Clinical and Experimental Allergy

 

Human vaginal microbiome

*Review: Vaginal Microbiome and Its Relationship to Behavior, Sexual Health, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases – FM Lewis – Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

Human gut microbiome

*Review: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Bridge between Functional Organic Dichotomy – UC Ghoshal – Gut and Liver

Beyond Digestion: The Pancreas Shapes Intestinal Microbiota and Immunity – H Tilg – Cell Metabolism

Melatonin prevents obesity through modulation of gut microbiota in mice – P Xu – Journal of Pineal Research

 

Animal microbiome

Dynamic changes of the respiratory microbiota and its relationship to fecal and blood microbiota in healthy young cats – Vientós-Plotts AI – PLoS One

A gut reaction: The combined influence of exercise and diet on gastrointestinal microbiota in rats – R Batacan – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Parasitism perturbs the mucosal microbiome of Atlantic Salmon – MS Llewellyn – Scientific Reports

Probiotic efficiency of Bacillus sp. in Labeo rohita challenged by Aeromonas hydrophila: assessment of stress profile, haemato-biochemical parameters and immune responses – A Nandi – Aquaculture Research

 

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Simplified and representative bacterial community of maize roots – B Niu – PNAS

Impact of three different fungicides on fungal epi- and endophytic communities of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and broad bean (Vicia faba) – R Prior – Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B

Thermophilic microorganisms in arable land around medieval archaeological sites in Northern Caucasus, Russia: Novel evidence of past manuring practices – E Chernysheva – Geoarchaeology

 

Water and Extremophiles

In situ electrochemical enrichment and isolation of a magnetite-reducing bacterium from a high pH serpentinizing spring – AR Rowe – Environmental Microbiology

Niche specialization of bacteria in permanently ice-covered lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica – M Kwon – Environmental Microbiology

 

Transcriptomics and Proteomics

A Comprehensive Assessment of the Genetic Determinants in Salmonella Typhimurium for Resistance to Hydrogen Peroxide – Sardar Karash – bioRxiv

 

Techniques

Isolation and concentration of bacteria from blood using microfluidic membraneless dialysis and dielectrophoresis – L D’Amico – Lab on a Chip

A fast small-sample kernel independence test for microbiome community-level association analysis – X Zhan – Biometrics

 

More microbes

Integrative Physiology: At the Crossroads of Nutrition, Microbiota, Animal Physiology, and Human Health – Leulier F – Cell Metabolism

Phage therapy is highly effective against chronic lung infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa – EM Waters – Thorax

*Review: Recent advances in genetic modification systems for Actinobacteria – Yu Deng – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Meibomian gland disease and the microbiotome: is it time for ocular probiotics? – S Watson – Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

*ReviewInfection in Organ Transplantation – JA Fishman – American Journal of Transplantation

Azole resistance in Candida albicans from animals: Highlights on efflux pump activity and gene overexpression – MFG Rocha – Mycoses

The Synonymy of the Toxic Dinoflagellates Prorocentrum mexicanum and P. rhathymum and the Description of P. steidingerae sp. nov. (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae) – F Gomez – Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

Gut microbiota analysis in rats with methamphetamine-induced conditioned place preference – T Ning – bioRxiv

 

Microbes in news

What is Metagenomics? – Y Smith – News Medical

UCC researchers discover weapon to fight antibiotic resistance – D Ahlstrom – The Irish Times

Community gets an eye-opening lesson in human microbiome and our western lifestyle – C MacDonald – UToday

Microbiome Research Symposia Review: Microbiome and Diseases – J Phelan – Taconic Biosciences

Q&A with Zeus Capital’s Dr Gary Waanders: Live Biotherapeutics & 4D Pharma PLC (LON:DDDD) – A Stone – Directors Talk Interviews

Do You Have the Guts to Perform? Microbial Balance, the Brain and Athletic Performance – SJ Hewlings – Natural Products Insider

New probiotics meant to balance microbial, fungal communities in gut – H Schultz – NUTRAingredients

Google Leads $51M Investment in Startup Tackling Drug-Resistant Bacteria – R Bushey – R & D

Your bacteria-ridden makeup could be the reason you keep getting sick – A Mulvaney – Independent

March 7, 2017

Events and jobs

Professor Of Microbiology – University of Western Australia – Last date: Friday, May 12, 2017

 

General microbiome

Biofilms: Microbial Cities Wherein Flow Shapes Competition – Su Chuen Chew – Trends in Microbiology

*ReviewCritical Streptococcus suis Virulence Factors: Are They All Really Critical? – Mariela Segura – Trends in Microbiology

*Review: Collective Infectious Units in Viruses – Rafael Sanjuán – Trends in Microbiology

*Review: KSHV microRNAs: Tricks of the Devil – Jie Qin – Trends in Microbiology

Significant disparities in allergy prevalence and microbiota between the young people in Finnish and Russian Karelia – Lasse Ruokolainen – Clinical & Experimental Allergy

 

Human oral microbiome

Chemotherapeutic decontamination of dental implants colonized by mature multispecies oral biofilm – Sebastien Dostie – Journal of Clinical Periodontology

 

Human vaginal microbiome

The presence of vaginal Lactobacillus species does not contribute to a measureable difference in amniotic fluid lactate levels collected from the vaginal tract of laboring women – Beverley Hall – AOGS

 

Animal microbiome

Effects of Pediococcus pentosaceus supplementation on growth performance, intestinal microflora and disease resistance of white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei – M. Adel – Aquaculture Nutrition

 

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Effects of the Inoculant Strain Pseudomonas sp. SPN31 nah + and of 2-Methylnaphthalene Contamination on the Rhizosphere and Endosphere Bacterial Communities of Halimione portulacoides – V Oliveira – Current Microbiology

Microbial-enhanced lindane removal by sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) in doped soil-applications in phytoremediation and bioaugmentation. – J A Salam – Journal of Environmental Management

Immobilization remediation of Cd-polluted soil with different water condition – J Li – Journal of Environmental Management

Disentangling above- and below-ground facilitation drivers in arid environments: the role of soil microorganisms, soil properties and microhabitat – Yudi M Lozano – New Phytologist

A long-term study of burning effects on a plant pathogen in tallgrass prairie – S. P. Dendy – Plant Pathology

 

Water and extremophile microbiome

Temperature–nutrient interactions exacerbate sensitivity to warming in phytoplankton – Mridul K. Thomas – Global Change Biology

 

Metagenomics and Bioinformatics

Omics for Understanding the Gut-Liver-Microbiome Axis and Precision Medicine – Jag Khalsa – Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development

 

Techniques

Drug–Drug Interactions and Diagnostics for Drug Users With HIV and HIV/HCV Coinfections: Introduction – Jag H. Khalsa – Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development

 

More Microbes

Influence of key physicochemical and hydrodynamic specifications of three packing materials on both performance and bacterial community structure of gas-biofilters – Luc Malhautier – Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Metabolic coupling in bacteria – Shraddha Shitut – bioRxiv

Fungal derived 15-keto-prostaglandin E2 and host peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-γ) promote C. neoformans growth during infection – Robert J Evans – bioRxiv

 

Microbes in news

Parkinson’s Linked to Changes in Gut Bacteria – T Pedersen – Psych Central

3.77 billion year old bacteria fossil may be Earth’s oldest, scientists say – J Leone – Journal-News

Bacterial vaginosis: A common health concern women must not take lightly – S Kantengwa – The New Times

This Drugstore Face Cream Is A Game Changer For People With Dry Skin – L Lebsack – Refinery29

UT researchers take new approach in cholera prevention – C Deangelis – The Blade

Bacteriophages Offer Potential for Helping Reduce Dependence on In-Feed Antibiotics – The Pig Site

Exciting Microbe Research? Temper That Giddy Feeling in Your Gut – AE Carroll – The Upshot

Human Microbiome Market Worth 899.1 Million USD by 2025 – PRNewswire

Native Squid Used in Research of Environment and Human Health – Maui Now

February 6, 2017

General Microbiome

Microbiome sharing between children, livestock and household surfaces in western Kenya – Emily Mosites – PLoS ONE

 

Human Gut Microbiome

The Fecal Microbial Community of Breast-fed Infants from Armenia and Georgia – Zachery T Lewis – Scientific Reports

 

Animal Experiments

Dietary biofloc supplementation in black tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon: effects on immunity, antioxidant and metabolic enzyme activities – Panantharayil Sudhayam Shyne Anand – Aquaculture Research

 

Animal Microbiome

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) secretory component binds to commensal bacteria and pathogens – Cecelia Kelly – Scientific Reports

Effect of three commercial microbial products on bacterial community in a freshwater fish polyculture system – Tao Zhou – Aquaculture Research

 

Plant, Soil and Root Microbiome

Arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata Efficiently Solubilized Phosphate Rock to Sustain Plant Growth and As Uptake – Jing–Wei Fu – Journal of Hazardous Materials

Synthesis: The next frontier of plant-soil feedback research: unraveling context dependence across biotic and abiotic gradients – Lauren M. Smith-Ramesh – Journal of Vegetation Science

Survival of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris in the phyllosphere and rhizosphere of weeds – J. C. Silva – Plant Pathology

Microbial catabolic diversity in and beyond the rhizosphere of plant species and plant genotypes – Karst M. Brolsma – Pedobiologia

 

Water  and Extremophile Microbiome

Ecotype Diversification of an Abundant Roseobacter Lineage – Ying Sun – Environmental Microbiology

Sticking together: inter-species aggregation of bacteria isolated from iron snow is controlled by chemical signaling – Jiro F Mori – ISME

Multiple metabolisms constrain the anaerobic nitrite budget in the Eastern Tropical South Pacific – Andrew R. Babbin – Global Biogeochemical Cycles

 

Techniques

Review: Infection control in the new age of genomic epidemiology – Patrick Tang – American Journal of Infection Control

Elucidating the biosynthetic pathways of volatile organic compounds in Mycobacterium tuberculosis through a computational approach – Purva Bhatter – Mol. Bio Syst.

Production of diatom–bacteria biofilm isolated from Seriola lalandi cultures for aquaculture application – María Teresa Mata – Aquaculture Research

 

Microbes in the News

Statoviruses, A novel taxon of RNA viruses present in the gastrointestinal tracts of diverse mammals – Andrew B. Janowski – Virology

Complete genome sequence of Serratia sp. YD25 (KCTC 42987) presenting strong antagonistic activities to various pathogenic fungi and bacteria – Chun Su – Journal of Biotechnology

Researcher creates molecular diagnostic system that can quickly identify dangerous bacteria – Brett Etchebarne – News Medical LifeSciences

Spain’s Balearic Islands hit by deadly olive tree bacteria – Mateu Ginard – Phys.org

USDA Funds Study of Plant and Animal Phenomics and Microbiomes – USDA – Pork Network

Probiotics in salads probed as solution to Salmonella outbreaks in bagged mixes – Mark Turner – abc.net

Bacteria to improve sanitation on Southeast Asia’s largest lake –  Hakley Ke  –  Channel NewsAsia

February 5, 2017

General Microbiome

Chlamydia retesting and retest positivity rates: results from a state-wide laboratory data linkage study in Tasmania, 2012–13 – Nicola Stephens – Sexual Health

 

Human Gut Microbiome

Gut metagenomes of type 2 diabetic patients have characteristic single-nucleotide polymorphism distribution in Bacteroides coprocola – Yaowen Chen – Microbiome

 

Animal Microbiome

Influence of different inclusion levels and chain length of inulin on microbial ecology and the state of mucosal protective barrier in the large intestine of young pigs – M. Barszcz – Animal Production Science

The role and interaction of gut microflora and local immune response in Campylobacter jejuni infection in chicken – Zifeng Han – University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Clinic for Poultry

 

Plant, Root and Soil Microbiome

Changes in soil microbial communities due to biological invasions can reduce allelopathic effects – Yang-Ping Li – Journal of Applied Ecology

 

Water and extremophile microbiome

Cyanobacterial Contribution to Travertine Deposition in the Hoyoux River System, Belgium – Julia Kleinteich – Microbial Ecology

Sulfur-Oxidizing Bacteria Mediate Microbial Community Succession and Element Cycling in Launched Marine Sediment – Hideyuki Ihara – Aquatic Microbiology 

 

Built Environment Microbiology

Draft genome sequences of eight bacteria isolated from the indoor environment: Staphylococcus capitis strain H36, S. capitis strain H65, S. cohnii strain H62, S. hominis strain H69, Microbacterium sp. strain H83, Mycobacterium iranicum strain H39, Plantibacter sp. strain H53, and Pseudomonas oryzihabitans strain H72 – Despoina S. Lymperopoulou – Standards in Genomic Sciences

 

Techniques

High throughput 16SrRNA gene sequencing reveals the correlation between Propionibacterium acnes and sarcoidosis – Meng-Meng Zhao – Respiratory Research

Critical issues in mycobiota analysis – Bettina Halwachs – Microbial Symbioses

 

Microbiome in News

Abstract A18: Gut microbiota changes in response to treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) – Talima Pearson – Cancer Research

The AGA’s Fecal Microbiota Transplantation National Registry: An Important Step Toward Understanding Risks and Benefits of Microbiota Therapeutics – Colleen R. Kelly – Gastroenterology

Millennia of genomic stability within the invasive Para C Lineage of Salmonella enterica – Zhemin Zhou – bioRxiv

Patterns of genomic variation in the opportunistic pathogen Candida glabrata suggest the existence of mating and a secondary association to the human host – Laia Carreté – bioRxiv