November 11, 2017

Human Microbiome

Identification of universal gut microbial biomarkers of common human intestinal diseases by meta-analysis – Leonardo Mancabelli – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Salivary proteins and microbiota as biomarkers for early childhood caries risk assessment – Abdullah S Hemadi – International Journal of Oral Science (Open Article)

Pancreatic cyst fluid harbors a unique microbiome – Shan Li – Microbiome (Open Article)

Minireview: Microbial Therapeutics Designed for Infant Health – Claire Watkins – Frontiers in Nutrition (Open Article)

Exclusive Enteral Nutrition Induces Remission in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease via Modulation of the Gut Microbiota – Dawei Gong – BioMed Research International

Review: Clostridium difficile infection in the elderly: an update on management – Tomefa E Asempa – Clinical Interventions in Aging

Healthy donor faecal transplant for corticosteroid non-responsive severe alcoholic hepatitis – Cyriac Abby Philips – BMJ Case Reports

The gut mycobiome composition is linked to carotid atherosclerosis – M.R. Chacón –  Beneficial Microbes  

Review: T Cell-Mediated Chronic Inflammatory Diseases Are Candidates for Therapeutic Tolerance Induction with Heat Shock Proteins – Ariana Barbera Betancourt – Frontiers in Immunology (Open Article)

Review: Recipe for IBD: can we use food to control inflammatory bowel disease? – Mario Witkowski – Seminars in Immunopathology (Open Article)

Measuring the impact of olive pomace enriched biscuits on the gut microbiota and its metabolic activity in mildly hypercholesterolaemic subjects – Lorenza Conterno  – European Journal of Nutrition (Open Article)

 

Animal Microbiome

New evidence showing that the destruction of gut bacteria by antibiotic treatment could increase the honey bee’s vulnerability to Nosema infection – Jiang Hong Li – PLoS ONE (Open Article)

Review: Mouse models for human intestinal microbiota research: a critical evaluation – Floor Hugenholtz – Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (Open Article)

Characterization of the gut microbiota in early life stages of pikeperch Sander lucioperca – T. Dulski – Journal of Fish Biology

A High Grain Diet Dynamically Shifted the Composition of Mucosa-Associated Microbiota and Induced Mucosal Injuries in the Colon of Sheep – Yue Wang – Frontiers in Microbiology (Open Article)

Alteration of Gut Microbiota and Inflammatory Cytokine/Chemokine Profiles in 5-Fluorouracil Induced Intestinal Mucositis – Hong-Li Li – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology (Open Article)

Captive bottlenose dolphins and killer whales harbor a species-specific skin microbiota that varies among individuals – M. Chiarello – Scientific Reports (Open Article)

Mitochondrial gene polymorphism is associated with gut microbial communities in mice – Misa Hirose – Scientific Reports (Open Article)

 

Environmental Microbiomes

Parallelized, aerobic, single carbon-source enrichments from different natural environments contain divergent microbial communities – Theodore M. Flynn – Frontiers in Microbiology (Provisionally accepted article, full text available soon)

Taxonomic and functional differences between microbial communities in Qinghai Lake and its input streams – ze ren – Frontiers in Microbiology (Provisionally accepted article, full text available soon)

 

Bioinformatics

HOMINID: A framework for identifying associations between host genetic variation and microbiome composition – Joshua Lynch – GigaScience (Open Article)

 

Air Microbiome

Microbiota of the ground air layers in natural and industrial zones of the Kola Arctic – Maria V. Korneykova – Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A

 

Beneficial Microbes

Whole-Genome Sequencing of Lactobacillus Species from Two Commercial Probiotic Products – Anna Colavecchio – Genome Announcements (Open Article)

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November 9, 2017

Today, we have interesting papers about diet and microbiota both in human and other mammals. We have also papers about urchin and black slug microbiota and gut remediation (use of probiotics to manage metal accumulation).

 

Human Microbiome

State of the art: Manipulating the microbiome: evolution of a strategy to prevent S. aureus disease in children – D F Khamash – Journal of Perinatology

Clinical Parameters and Gut Microbiome Changes Before and After Surgery in Thoracic Aortic Dissection in Patients with Gastrointestinal Complications – Shuai Zheng – Scientific Reports

Distinct Campylobacter fetus lineages adapted as livestock pathogens and human pathobionts in the intestinal microbiota – Gregorio Iraola – Nature Communications

Impact of Lactobacillus reuteri colonization on gut microbiota, inflammation, and crying time in infant colic – Monica L. Nation – Scientific Reports

Outlook: Microbiome: A bag of surprises – Claire Ainsworth – Nature

Research Highlight: Gut microbiota: Oral bacteria: a cause of IBD? – Iain Dickson – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Commentary: Different Substrate Preferences Help Closely Related Bacteria To Coexist in the Gut – Petra Louis – mBio

Opinion: How poverty affects diet to shape the microbiota and chronic disease – Christy A. Harrison – Nature Reviews Immunology

Review: Balancing Herbal Medicine and Functional Food for Prevention and Treatment of Cardiometabolic Diseases through Modulating Gut Microbiota – Ming Lyu – Frontiers in Microbiology

Variation of Carbohydrate-Active Enzyme Patterns in the Gut Microbiota of Italian Healthy Subjects and Type 2 Diabetes Patients – Matteo Soverini – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Animal Microbiome

Effect of Dietary Forage to Concentrate Ratios on Dynamic Profile Changes and Interactions of Ruminal Microbiota and Metabolites in Holstein Heifers – Jun Zhang –  Frontiers in Microbiology

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) Antibiotic-induced Alterations in Gut Microbiota are Associated with Changes in Glucose Metabolism in Healthy Mice – Richard R. Rodrigues – Frontiers in Microbiology

Phylogeny and Antagonistic Activities of Culturable Bacteria Associated with the Gut Microbiota of the Sea Urchin (Paracentrotus lividus) – Marinella Silva Laport – Current Microbiology

Dietary Uncoupling of Gut Microbiota and Energy Harvesting from Obesity and Glucose Tolerance in Mice – Matthew J. Dalby – Cell Reports

Metagenomic Analysis of the Gut Microbiome of the Common Black Slug Arion ater in Search of Novel Lignocellulose Degrading Enzymes – Ryan Joynson – Frontiers in Microbiology

Community structure of the metabolically active rumen bacterial and archaeal communities of dairy cows over the transition period – Zhigang Zhu – PLoS ONE

Intermittent Fasting Promotes White Adipose Browning and Decreases Obesity by Shaping the Gut Microbiota – Guolin Li – Cell Metabolism

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Exacerbated in High-Fat Diet-Fed Gnotobiotic Mice by Colonization with the Gut Microbiota from Patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis – Chien-Chao Chiu – Nutrients

 

Beneficial Microbes and Molecules

Gut remediation: a potential approach to reducing chromium accumulation using Lactobacillus plantarum TW1-1 – Gaofeng Wu – Scientific Reports

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) Lactobacillus plantarum MYS6 ameliorates fumonisin B1-induced hepatorenal damage in broilers – B V. Deepthi –  Frontiers in Microbiology

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) Wuji Wan formula ameliorates diarrhoea and disordered colonic motility in post-inflammation irritable bowel syndrome rats by modulating the gut microbiota – Ying Chen – Frontiers in Microbiology

Polysaccharides from Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat ameliorate colitis rats by modulating the intestinal microbiota community – Jin-Hua Tao – Oncotarget

 

Environmental Microbiology

Fungal Community Structure and As-Resistant Fungi in a Decommissioned Gold Mine Site – Silvia Crognale – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Methods

Evaluation of the accuracy and sensitivity of high‑throughput sequencing technology using known microbiota – Fanjing Meng – Molecular Medicine Reports

 

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

Bone Mechanical Function and the Gut Microbiota – C. J. Hernandez – Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis (SpringerLink)

Prebiotics and Bone – Corrie M. Whisner – Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis (SpringerLink)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Effects on Bone and Mechanisms – Francisco A. Sylvester – Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis (SpringerLink)

Immunology of Gut-Bone Signaling – Fraser L. Collins –  Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis (SpringerLink)

Gut Microbiota and Bone Health – Darin Quach – Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis (SpringerLink)

Increased stool immunoglobulin A level in children with autism spectrum disorders – Jiaxiu Zhou – Research in Developmental Disabilities (ScienceDirect)

Gut Microbiota and Cancer Patients: A Broad-Ranging Relationship – Giovanni Cammarota – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

* Less Invasive Screening for Colorectal Cancer by Microbiota Analysis: Is it a Reality or an Illusion? – Hisashi Onodera – EBIoMedicine

Safety and Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplant for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients With Cancer Treated With Cytotoxic Chemotherapy: A Single-Institution Retrospective Case Series – Mehrdad Hefazi – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Gastric microbial community profiling reveals a dysbiotic cancer-associated microbiota – Rui M Ferreira – Gut (BMJ)

Gut microbiota and hypertension: From pathogenesis to new therapeutic strategies – Yongbo Kang – Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology (ScienceDirect)

Associations Between Microbiota, Mitochondrial Function, and Cognition in Chronic Marijuana Users – Jun Panee – Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology

Genetic mannose binding lectin deficiency is associated with airway microbiota diversity and reduced exacerbation frequency in COPD – Alison J Dicker – Thorax (BMJ)

Molecular characterization of Multidrug Resistant Bacteroides isolates from Hungarian clinical samples – Károly Péter Sárvária – Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance (ScienceDirect)

* Commentary: Human Intestinal Microbiota and Colorectal Cancer: Moving Beyond Associative Studies – Christian Jobin – Gastroenterology

Faecal microbiota transplantation versus placebo for moderate-to-severe irritable bowel syndrome: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, single-centre trial – Peter Holger Johnsen – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Estrogens and Female Liver Health – Karen L. Chena – Steroids (ScienceDirect)

 

Beneficial microbes

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) Probiotic Bacteria Alter Pattern-Recognition Receptor Expression and Cytokine Profile in a Human Macrophage Model Challenged with Candida albicans and Lipopolysaccharide – Victor H. Matsubara – Frontiers in Microbiology

* Butyrate and propionate inhibit antigen-specific CD8+ T cell activation by suppressing IL-12 production by antigen-presenting cells – Claudia Nastasi – Scientific Reports (NPG)

 

Animal Microbiome

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) The Gut Entomotype of Red Palm Weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) and Their Effect on Host Nutrition Metabolism – Abrar Muhammad – Frontiers in Microbiology

Porcine small and large intestinal microbiota rapidly hydrolyze the masked mycotoxin deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside and release deoxynivalenol in spiked batch cultures in vitro – Silvia W. Gratz – Applied and Environmental Microbiology (ASM)

A stable core gut microbiota across fresh- to saltwater transition for farmed Atlantic salmon – Knut Rudi – Applied and Environmental Microbiology (ASM)

Fecal microbiota transplant from highly feed efficient donors shows little effects on age-related changes in feed efficiency-associated fecal microbiota in chickens – Sina-Catherine Siegerstetter – Applied and Environmental Microbiology (ASM)

Short communication: The effect of heat treatment of bovine colostrum on the concentration of oligosaccharides in colostrum and in the intestine of neonatal male Holstein calves – Amanda J. Fischer – Journal of Dairy Science

* Progressive Colonization of Bacteria and Degradation of Rice Straw in the Rumen by Illumina Sequencing – Yanfen Cheng – Frontiers in Microbiology

* Neuroprotective effect of Ruminococcus albus on oxidatively stressed SH-SY5Y cells and animals – Jieun Park – Scientific Reports (NPG)

* Gut dysbiosis and impairment of immune system homeostasis in perinatally-exposed mice to Bisphenol A precede obese phenotype development – Yann Malaisé – Scientific Reports (NPG)

Impact of Enteric Health and Mucosal Permeability on Skeletal Health and Lameness in Poultry – L. R. Bielke – Understanding the Gut-Bone Signaling Axis (SpringerLink)

Gut Microbiota Are Disease-Modifying Factors After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury – Kristina A. Kigerl – Neurotherapeutics (SpringerLink)

 

Food Microbes

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) Extractive Fermentation of Lactic Acid in Lactic Acid Bacteria Cultivation: A Review – Majdiah Othman – Frontiers in Microbiology

* Diversity within Italian Cheesemaking Brine-Associated Bacterial Communities Evidenced by Massive Parallel 16S rRNA Gene Tag Sequencing – Marilena Marino – Frontiers in Microbiology

The main spoilage-related psychrotrophic bacteria in refrigerated raw milk – J.C. Ribeiro Júnior – Journal of Dairy Science

* Preprint: Kombucha as a model system for multispecies microbial cooperation: theoretical promise, methodological challenges and new solutions ‘in solution’ – Alexander Niall May – BioRxiv

* New microbial resource: microbial diversity, function and dynamics in Chinese liquor starter – Yuhong Huang – Scientific Reports (NPG)

 

Environmental Microbes

(Provisionally accepted, Full text available soon) Illumina-Based Analysis of Endophytic and Rhizosphere Bacterial Diversity of the Coastal Halophyte Messerschmidia sibirica – Xueying Tian – Frontiers in Microbiology

Perturbation of seafloor bacterial community structure by drilling waste discharge – Tan T. Nguyen – Marine Pollution Bulletin

October 23, 2017

Good Monday! Today, we have a short digest with several papers focused in pathogen research.

 

Human microbiome

Evaluation of inter-individual differences in gut bacterial isoflavone bioactivation in humans by PCR-based targeting of genes involved in equol formation – A. Braune – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Immune-modulatory genomic properties differentiate gut microbiota of infants with and without eczema – Seungdae Oh – PLoS One

Low-complexity microbiota in the duodenum of children with newly diagnosed ulcerative colitis – Fei Sjöberg – PLoS One

IL-17 signalling restructures the nasal microbiome and drives dynamic changes following Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization – Neil D. Ritchie – BMC Genomics

Review: Sleeping with the enemy: Clostridium difficile infection in the intensive care unit – Florian Prechter – Critical Care

Hippurate as a metabolomic marker of gut microbiome diversity: Modulation by diet and relationship to metabolic syndrome – Tess Pallister – Scientific Reports

 

Environmental microbiomes

Mini-Review: Anaerobic Oxidation of Ethane, Propane, and Butane by Marine Microbes: A Mini Review – Rajesh Singh – Frontiers in Microbiology

Microbial Community and Biochemical Dynamics of Biological Soil Crusts across a Gradient of Surface Coverage in the Central Mojave Desert – Rakesh Mogul – Frontiers in Microbiology

Basin Scale Variation on the Composition and Diversity of Archaea in the Pacific Ocean – Xiaomin Xia – Frontiers in Microbiology

Highly structured prokaryote communities exist within the skeleton of coral colonies – Vanessa R Marcelino – The ISME Journal

 

Animal Microbiomes

Feed additives shift gut microbiota and enrich antibiotic resistance in swine gut – Yi Zhao Y – Science of The Total Environment

 

Pathogen Research

Genomic Comparison among Lethal Invasive Strains of Streptococcus pyogenes Serotype M1 – Gabriel R. Fernandes – Frontiers in Microbiology

Differential Identification of Mycobacterial Species Using High-Resolution Melting Analysis – Azar D. Khosravi –  Frontiers in Microbiology

Genomic Comparisons Reveal Microevolutionary Differences in Mycobacterium abscessus Subspecies – Joon L. Tan – Frontiers in Microbiology

Exploring the Genome and Phenotype of Multi-Drug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae of Clinical Origin – João Anes – Frontiers in Microbiology

Contributions of MyD88-dependent receptors and CD11c-positive cells to corneal epithelial barrier function against Pseudomonas aeruginosa – Matteo M. E. Metruccio – Scientific Reports

Preprint: KKL-35 Exhibits Potent Antibiotic Activity Against Legionella Species Independently Of Trans-Translation Inhibition – Romain Brunel – BioRxiv

Antibiotics ameliorate lupus-like symptoms in mice – Qinghui Mu – Scientific Reports

 

More microbes

Preprint: A historical legacy of antibiotic utilization on bacterial seed banks in sediments – Laura Madueño​ – PeerJ

Expression of Genes for a Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide-Binding Oxidoreductase and a Methyltransferase from Mycobacterium chlorophenolicum Is Necessary for Biosynthesis of 10-Methyl Stearic Acid from Oleic Acid in Escherichia coli – Shuntaro Machida – Frontiers in Microbiology

Dimethyl pyrazol-based nitrification inhibitors effect on nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria to mitigate N2O emission – Fernando Torralbo – Scientific Reports

 

Databases

miPepBase: A Database of Experimentally Verified Peptides Involved in Molecular Mimicry – Anjali Garg – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

October 19, 2017

Today, we have a short Digest but with interesting remarks: Alzheimer’s disease associated microbiome, the bacterial tree of Life and more.

 

Human Microbiome

Gut microbiome alterations in Alzheimer’s disease – Nicholas M. Vogt – Scientific Reports

Links of gut microbiota composition with alcohol dependence syndrome and alcoholic liver disease – Veronika B. Dubinkina – Microbiome (BMC)

Male-specific Association Between Fat Free Mass Index and Faecal Microbiota in 2 to 3 Year Old Australian Children – Paula Smith-Brown – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition

 

General Microbiome

Enrichment allows identification of diverse, rare elements in metagenomic resistome-virulome sequencing – Noelle R. Noyes – Microbiome (BMC)

Sulfites inhibit the growth of four species of beneficial gut bacteria at concentrations regarded as safe for food – Sally V. Irwin – PLoS ONE

Research Highlights: Host-microbe interactions: Aiming at GPCRs – Mirella Bucci – Nature Chemical Biology

 

Animal Microbiome

Recombinant Incretin-Secreting Microbe Improves Metabolic Dysfunction in High-Fat Diet Fed Rodents – Paul M. Ryan – Scientific Reports

Microbiota Diversification and Crash Induced by Dietary Oxalate in the Mammalian Herbivore Neotoma albigula – Aaron W. Miller – mSphere

Commentary: Microbes REV up Host Metabolism around the Clock – Geoffrey N. Pronovost – Immunity

Impact of age-related mitochondrial dysfunction and exercise on intestinal microbiota composition – David Houghton – The Journals of Gerontology Series A

Comparative Analysis of Gut Microbiota of Culex restuans (Diptera: Culicidae) Females From Different Parents – Ephantus J Muturi – Journal of Medical Entomology

 

Beneficial Microbes and Molecules

Maternal milk feedings reduce sepsis, necrotizing enterocolitis and improve outcomes of premature infants – J Cortez – Journal of Perinatology

Therapeutic potential of Bifidobacterium breve strain A1 for preventing cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease – Yodai Kobayash – Scientific Reports

Recombinant Incretin-Secreting Microbe Improves Metabolic Dysfunction in High-Fat Diet Fed Rodents – Paul M. Ryan – Scientific Reports

 

Environmental Microbiome

The plant circadian clock influences rhizosphere community structure and function – Charley J Hubbard – The ISME Journal

 

Evolution

Towards a balanced view of the bacterial tree of life – Frederik Schulz – Microbiome (BMC)

 

Extremophiles

Primary and heterotrophic productivity relate to multi-kingdom diversity in a hypersaline mat – Hans C. Bernstein – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

 

Non-Microbiology picks

Sci-Hub provides access to nearly all scholarly literature – Daniel S Himmelstein – PeerJ Preprints

Nature index: On the biotech block – Alexandra Ossola – Nature

 

October 18, 2017

Today, several reviews, including a trio of reviews about connections between HIV and microbiome.

Gut microbiome

Gut bacterial communities of diarrheic patients with indications of Clostridioides difficile infection – Dominik Schneider – Scientific Data (NPG)

News and Views: Gastric cancer: The gastric microbiota — bacterial diversity and implications – Manish A. Shah – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Review: The hygiene hypothesis in autoimmunity: the role of pathogens and commensals – Jean-François Bach – Nature Reviews Immunology

The Bacteroidales produce an N-acylated derivative of glycine with both cholesterol-solubilising and hemolytic activity – Alli Lynch – Scientific Reports

Gastric acid suppression promotes alcoholic liver disease by inducing overgrowth of intestinal Enterococcus – Cristina Llorente – Nature Communications

High-Fat Diet Changes Fungal Microbiomes and Interkingdom Relationships in the Murine Gut – Timothy Heisel – mSphere

Review: Gut Microbiota and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Insights on Mechanisms and Therapy – Junli Ma – Nutrients (MDPI)

Review article: The gut microbiome in inflammatory bowel disease-avenues for microbial management – J. McIlroy – Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Commentary: Regulation of glucagon-like peptide-1 sensitivity by gut microbiota dysbiosis – Shunsuke Yamane – Journal Of Diabetes Investigation

Low-grade small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is common in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis on quantitative jejunal aspirate culture – UC Ghoshal – Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

 

Reproductive tract microbiome

The microbiota continuum along the female reproductive tract and its relation to uterine-related diseases – Chen Chen – Nature Communication

 

Microbiome in general

The microbiome beyond the horizon of ecological and evolutionary theory – Britt Koskella – Nature Ecology & Evolution

Trios—promising in silico biomarkers for differentiating the effect of disease on the human microbiome network – Zhanshan (Sam) Ma – Scientific Reports

 

Beneficial microbes and molecules

Prebiotic and Synbiotic Modifications of Beta Oxidation and Lipogenic Gene Expression after Experimental Hypercholesterolemia in Rat Liver – Claudia C. Alves – Frontiers in Microbiology

Vildagliptin increases butyrate-producing bacteria in the gut of diabetic rats – Qian Zhang – PLoS ONE

Caprylic and Polygalacturonic Acid Combinations for Eradication of Microbial Organisms Embedded in Biofilm – Joel Rosenblatt – Frontiers in Microbiology

PostScript: Faecal microbiota transplantation donor stools need screening for poliovirus – Peter Gerald Speck – Gut (BMJ)

 

Environmental research

Bacterial and fungal communities respond differently to varying tillage depth in agricultural soils – Craig Anderson – PeerJ

Microbial community diversity patterns are related to physical and chemical differences among temperate lakes near Beaver Island, MI – Miranda H. Hengy – PeerJ

Diversity and Structure of Diazotrophic Communities in Mangrove Rhizosphere, Revealed by High-Throughput Sequencing – Yanying Zhang – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

HIV and microbiome

Review: HIV and aging: role of the microbiome – Seema N. Desai – Current Opinion in HIV & AIDS

Review: The functional consequences of the microbiome in HIV: insights from metabolomic studies – Sergio Serrano-Villar – Current Opinion in HIV & AIDS

Review: Cross-reactivity of HIV vaccine responses and the microbiome – Wilton B Williams – Current Opinion in HIV & AIDS

 

Respiratory tract microbiome

Lung Microbiota is Related to Smoking Status and to Development of ARDS in Critically Ill Trauma Patients – Ariane R Panzer – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

 

More microbes

Adjacent-possible ecological niche: growth of Lactobacillus species co-cultured with Escherichia coli in a synthetic minimal medium – Kouhei Mizuno – Scientific Reports

 

September 22, 2017

Human Microbiome

Microbiome profile of the amniotic fluid as a predictive biomarker of perinatal outcome – Daichi Urushiyama – Scientific Reports

Role of gut microbiota on cardio-metabolic parameters and immunity in coronary artery disease patients with and without type-2 diabetes mellitus – Lidia Sanchez-Alcoholado – Frontiers in Microbiology

Perspective: Linking the gut microbial ecosystem with the environment: does gut health depend on where we live? – Nishat Tasnim – Frontiers in Microbiology

Effect of caloric restriction on gut permeability, inflammation markers, and fecal microbiota in obese women – Beate Ott – Scientific Reports

Perspective: The immunology of the allergy epidemic and the hygiene hypothesis – Bart N Lambrecht – Nature Immunology

Pearls: The microbiome and the hallmarks of cancer – Laura E. Fulbright – PLoS Pathogens

Exploring the salivary microbiome of children stratified by the oral hygiene index – Izumi Mashima – PLoS ONE

 

Built Site Microbiome

Metagenomic characterization of ambulances across the USA – Niamh B. O’Hara – Microbiome (BMC)

 

Food Microbiome

Review: A Review on the Applications of Next Generation Sequencing Technologies as Applied to Food-Related Microbiome Studies – Yu Cao – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bottled aqua incognita: microbiota assembly and dissolved organic matter diversity in natural mineral waters – Celine C. Lesaulnier – Microbiome (BMC)

 

Pathogen Research

An engineered bispecific DNA-encoded IgG antibody protects against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a pneumonia challenge model – Ami Patel – Nature Communications

Illusions regarding Helicobacter pylori clinical trials and treatment guidelines – David Y Graham – Gut (BMJ)

 

Beneficial Microbes

Akkermansia muciniphila May Determine the Ameliorating or Aggravating Effects of Chondroitin Sulfate on Osteoarthritis – Qing-Ping Zeng – Frontiers in Microbiology

Minireview: Next-Generation Beneficial Microbes: The Case of Akkermansia muciniphila – Patrice D. Cani – Frontiers in Microbiology

The PGPR Stenotrophomonas maltophilia SBP-9 augments resistance against biotic and abiotic stress in wheat plants – Prabhat N. Jha – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Beneficial Molecules

pH-dependant antifungal activity of valproic acid against the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans – Julien Chaillot – Frontiers in Microbiology

Dietary teasaponin ameliorates alteration of gut microbiota and cognitive decline in diet-induced obese mice – Sen Wang – Scientific Reports

Mulberry leaf alleviates streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats by attenuating NEFA signaling and modulating intestinal microflora – Yao Sheng – Scientific Reports

 

Microbial Evolution

New Insights into the Diversity of the Genus Faecalibacterium – Leandro Benevides – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Environmental Microbiology

Insights into microalga and bacteria interactions of selected phycosphere biofilms using metagenomic, transcriptomic and proteomic approaches – Ines Krohn-Molt – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Bioinformatics, Genomics and Methodologies

Genomic GC-content affects the accuracy of 16S rRNA gene sequencing based microbial profiling due to PCR bias – Martin I. Bahl – Frontiers in Microbiology

Preprint: Optimizing scoring function of dynamic programming of pairwise profile alignment using derivative free neural network – Kazunori D. Yamada – BioRxiv

Improving contig binning of metagenomic data using dS2 oligonucleotide frequency dissimilarity – Ying Wang – BMC Bioinformatics

A Laboratory Methodology for Dual RNA-Sequencing of Bacteria and their Host Cells In Vitro – James W. Marsh – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Other

Review: A review of the relationship between the gut microbiota and amino acid metabolism – Rui Lin – Amino Acids (Springer)