November 23, 2019

In today’s digest read about the Darobactin (a new antibiotic that selectively kills Gram-negative pathogens by binding to the BamA protein, located in the external membrane of Gram-negative bacteria), temporal stability of the rumen microbiota, and Gardnerella species (Gardnerella leopoldii, G. swidsinskii, G. piotii, and G. vaginalis) in the vaginal microbiome. And, check out 2019 Holiday Gift Guide For Microbe Lovers. Happy weekend!

General microbiome

*A new antibiotic selectively kills Gram-negative pathogens – Yu Imai – Nature

Read the story behind the paper by Roberto Molar Candanosa, Northeastern University.

Gut microbiome

Review: The human gut bacteria Christensenellaceae are widespread, heritable, and associated with health – Jillian L. Waters & Ruth E. Ley – BMC Biology

The gut microbiota influences how circulating immune cells in humans change from one day to the next – Jonas Schluter – bioRxiv

Vaginal microbiome

*Resolution and Cooccurrence Patterns of Gardnerella leopoldii, G. swidsinskii, G. piotii, and G. vaginalis within the Vaginal Microbiome – Janet E. Hill – Infection and Immunity

Clinical validation of the Aptima Bacterial Vaginosis and Aptima Candida/Trichomonas Vaginitis Assays: results from a prospective multi-center clinical study – Jane R. Schwebke – Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Review: Understanding and interpreting community sequencing measurements of the vaginal microbiome – HL Berman – BJOG : an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Endocervical microbiome

Diversity of endocervical microbiota associated with genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection and infertility among women visiting obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Malaysia – Heng Choon Cheong – PlosOne

Uterine microbiome

Does dysbiotic endometrium affect blastocyst implantation in IVF patients? – Tomoko Hashimoto & Koichi Kyono – Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics

Oral microbiome

Oral microbial community composition is associated with pancreatic cancer: A case‐control study in Iran – Emily Vogtmann – Cancer Medicine

Animal microbiome

*Temporal stability of the rumen microbiota in beef cattle, and response to diet and supplements – Timothy J. Snelling – Animal Microbiome

Development of the duodenal, ileal, jejunal and caecal microbiota in chickens – Laura Glendinning – Animal Microbiome

Mammary microbiome of lactating organic dairy cows varies by time, tissue site, and infection status – Tucker Andrews – PlosOne

Inulin improves the egg production performance and affects the cecum microbiota of laying hens – Hongmei Shang – International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Animal experiments

Effects of Debaryomyces hansenii treatment on intestinal mucosa microecology in mice with antibiotic-associated diarrhea – Ao Zeng – PlosOne

Microbe-metabolite associations linked to the rebounding murine gut microbiome post-colonization with vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium – Andre Mu – bioRxiv

Hepatitis B Virus Infection Alters Gut Microbiota Composition in Mice – Qingfeng Zhu – Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol.

Human Gut Microbiome Transplantation in Ileitis Prone Mice: A Tool for the Functional Characterization of the Microbiota in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients – Abigail R Basson – Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Effects of an Escherichia coli exopolysaccharide on human and mouse gut microbiota in vitro – Baiyuan Li – International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Ion Transport Basis of Diarrhea in a Mouse Model of Adoptive T Cell Transfer Colitis – Dulari Jayawarden – Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Water microbiome

Rewetting of three drained peatlands drives congruent compositional changes in pro- and eukaryotic microbiomes through environmental filtering – Micha Weil – bioRxiv

Phages and viruses

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection, Acyclovir and IVIG Treatment All Independently Cause Gut Dysbiosis – Chandran Ramakrishna – bioRxiv

Svetlana’s pick

Gift guide for this holiday season!
by Justine Dees

October 5, 2019

This weekend, read about how cooking food modifies the microbiome, how bacteria ‘strip off’ to evade antibiotics, and more. Check out an interesting pilot study looking at potential inclusion and exclusion criteria of donors for safe vaginal microbiota transplant. Enjoy!

Events

Bioinformatics for the Microbiome Symposium 2019, Stanford University, Monday October 28.
Some tickets are still available!

General microbiome

Mobile phones as fomites for potential pathogens in hospitals: microbiome analysis reveals hidden contaminants – Rebecca Simmonds – Journal of Hospital Infection

Review: Microbiomes as sources of emergent host phenotypes – J. B. Lynch and E. Y. Hsiao – Science

Vaginal microbiome

*Conceptual Design of a Universal Donor Screening Approach for Vaginal Microbiota Transplant – Kevin DeLong – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

Highly diverse anaerobe-predominant vaginal microbiota among HIV-infected pregnant women in Zambia – Joan T. Price – PlosOne

Urinary microbiome

*Possible role of L-form switching in recurrent urinary tract infection – Katarzyna M. Mickiewicz – Nature Communications

Aerococcus urinae and Globicatella sanguinis Persist in Polymicrobial Urethral Catheter Biofilms Examined in Longitudinal Profiles at the Proteomic Level – Yanbao Yu – Biochemistry Insights

Gut microbiome

*Cooking shapes the structure and function of the gut microbiome – Rachel N. Carmody – Nature Microbiology

Integrated paired-end enhancer profiling and whole-genome sequencing reveals recurrent CCNE1 and IGF2 enhancer hijacking in primary gastric adenocarcinoma – Wen Fong Ooi – Gut

Effects of Low-FODMAP Diet on Symptoms, Fecal Microbiome, and Markers of Inflammation in Patients With Quiescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease in a Randomized Trial – Selina R.Cox – Gastroenterology

Water microbiome

Trophic networks improve the performance of microbial anodes treating wastewater – Christin Koch – npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

Application of a novel molecular technique to characterise the effect of settling on microbial community composition of activated sludge – Luong N.Nguyen – Journal of Environmental Management

Bacterial diversity in Icelandic cold spring sources and in relation to the groundwater amphipod Crangonyx islandicus – Ragnhildur Guðmundsdóttir – PlosOne

Animal microbiome

Looking like the locals – gut microbiome changes post-release in an endangered species – Rowena Chong – Animal microbiome

Animal experiment

Letrozole treatment of pubertal female mice results in activational effects on reproduction, metabolism and the gut microbiome – Pablo Arroyo – PlosOne

Microbiota of MR1 deficient mice confer resistance against Clostridium difficile infection – Ashley D. Smith – PlosOne

Exploring the microbiota of upper respiratory tract during the development of pneumonia in a mouse model – Yoshitomo Morinaga – PlosOne

Plant microbiome

Microbiome profiling of the onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) – Suresh J. Gawande – PlosOne

Food

Comparison of the microbial composition of African fermented foods using amplicon sequencing – Maria Diaz – Scientific Reports

The impact of grape processing and carbonic maceration on the microbiota of early stages of winemaking – Raffaele Guzzon – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Fungi

Phyllosphere Fungal Communities of Plum and Antifungal Activity of Indigenous Phenazine-Producing Pseudomonas synxantha Against Monilinia laxa – Tamara Janakiev – Frontiers in Microbiology

Microbial communities associated with the black morel Morchella sextelata cultivated in greenhouses – Gian Maria Niccolò Benucci – PeerJ

Viruses

The gut virome in inflammatory bowel disease pathogenesis: From metagenomics to novel therapeutic approaches – Federica Ungaro – United European Gastroenterology Journal

Association of the Eukaryotic Vaginal Virome with Prophylactic Antibiotic Exposure and Reproductive Outcomes in a Subfertile Population Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: A Prospective Exploratory Study – Ashley M. Eskew – Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Bioinformatics

ProphET, prophage estimation tool: A stand-alone prophage sequence prediction tool with self-updating reference database – João L. Reis-Cunha – PlosOne

August 24, 2019

This weekend, read about the microbial index of skin health for children with eczema, gut microbiome of koalas, and interactions between the gut bacterial microbiome and virome of rhesus monkey. Happy reading!

General microbiome

Why we need a small data paradigm – Eric B. Hekler – BMC Medicine

Correspondence: The importance of genome sequence quality to microbial comparative genomics – Theo H. M. Smits – BMC Genomics

The applications of Big Data in molecular diagnostics – Yin Kwan Evelyn Wong – Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics

Tiny Hidden Genes within Our Microbiome – Karin Mittelman & David Burstein – Cell

Skin microbiome

*A Microbiome-Based Index for Assessing Skin Health and Treatment Effects for Atopic Dermatitis in Children – Zheng Sun – mSystems

Gut microbiome

Reproducible changes in the gut microbiome suggest a shift in microbial and host metabolism during spaceflight – Peng Jiang – Microbiome

Review: Gut Microbiota, Dietary Phytochemicals, and Benefits to Human Health – Ran Yin – Current Pharmacology Reports

Mild cognitive impairment has similar alterations as Alzheimer’s disease in gut microbiota – Binyin Li – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Design of synthetic microbial consortia for gut microbiota modulation – Jorge F. Vázquez-Castellanos – Current Opinion in Pharmacology

Intestinal microbiota and colorectal cancer: changes in the intestinal microenvironment and their relation to the disease – Sandra Aparecida dos Reis – Journal of Medical Microbiology

Review: Celiac disease: a comprehensive current review – Giacomo Caio – BMC Medicine

Pregnancy and early life

Maternal IgA protects against the development of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants – Kathyayini P. Gopalakrishna – Nature Medicine

Oral microbiome

Oral Microbiome and Cancer Therapy-Induced Oral Mucositis – Jean-Luc C Mougeot – JNCI Monographs

Respiratory microbiome

Deciphering the Ecology of Cystic Fibrosis Bacterial Communities: Towards Systems-Level Integration – Annamaria Bevivino – Trends in Molecular Medicine

Water and extremophile microbiome

Effects of water recirculation rate on the microbial community and water quality in relation to the growth and survival of white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) – Zhao Chen – BMC Microbiology

Pseudomethylobacillus aquaticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Methylophilaceae isolated from an artificial reservoir – Ceshing Sheu – International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology

Bacterial Communities from Extreme Environments: Vulcano Island – Camilla Fagorzi – Diversity

Diversity and biogeography of SAR11 bacteria from the Arctic Ocean – Susanne Kraemer – bioRxiv

Review: Metal and organic pollutants bioremediation by extremophile microorganisms – Patricia Giovanella – Journal of Hazardous Material

Animal microbiome

*Faecal inoculations alter the gastrointestinal microbiome and allow dietary expansion in a wild specialist herbivore, the koala – Michaela D. J. Blyton – Animal microbiome

Impact of pine leaf biochar amendment on bacterial dynamics and correlation of environmental factors during pig manure composting – Jiao Li – Bioresource Technology

Animal experiment

Potential roles of gut microbiome and metabolites in modulating ALS in mice – Eran Blacher – Nature

Plant microbiome

Shared mycorrhizae but distinct communities of other root-associated microbes on co-occurring native and invasive maples – Tonia DeBellis – PeerJ

Non-target Effects of Trichoderma on Plants and Soil Microbial Communities – Monika Jangi – Plant Microbe Interface

Inhibitory and nutrient use phenotypes among co‐existing Fusarium and Streptomyces populations suggest local coevolutionary interactions in soil – Adil Essarioui – Environmental Microbiology

Phages and viruses

*The altered gut virome community in rhesus monkeys is correlated with the gut bacterial microbiome and associated metabolites – Heng Li – Virology Journal

July 2, 2019

This Tuesday, read about the fecal microbial transplantation for cardiometabolic syndrome treatment, oral microbiome of early stage Parkinson’s disease, Finnish Health and Early Life Microbiota (HELMi) project, and more. Happy reading!

General microbiome

Review: Defining Division of Labour in Microbial Communities – Samir Giri – JMB

Review: Selective pressures during chronic infection drive microbial competition and cooperation – Jiwasmika Baishya & Catherine A. Wakeman – Biofilms and Microbiomes

Gut microbiome

*Review: Fecal Microbial Transplantation and Its Potential Application in Cardiometabolic Syndrome – Avner Leshem – Frontiers in Immunology

Review: The Microbiome and Irritable Bowel Syndrome – A Review on the Pathophysiology, Current Research and Future Therapy – Pei Pei Chong – Frontiers in Microbiology

Alterations of the bile microbiome in primary sclerosing cholangitis – Timur Liwinski – BMJ Gut Microbiota

Selective and suppressive effects of antibiotics on donor and recipient bacterial strains in gut microbiota determine transmission efficiency of blaNDM-1-bearing plasmids – Lianwei Ye – Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Pregnancy and early life

Contributions to human breast milk microbiome and enteromammary transfer of Bifidobacterium breve – Kattayoun Kordy – bioRxiv

Experimental support for multidrug resistance transfer potential in the preterm infant gut microbiota – Mari Hagbø – Paediatric research

*Cohort profile: Finnish Health and Early Life Microbiota (HELMi) longitudinal birth cohort – Katri Korpela – BMJ Paediatrics

Oral microbiome

*The oral microbiome of early stage Parkinson’s disease and its relationship with functional measures of motor and non-motor function – Dragos Mihaila – PlosOne

Phages and viruses

What is (not) known about the dynamics of the human gut virome in health and disease – Leen Beller Jelle Matthijnssens – Current Opinion in Virology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Characterization of indigenous bacteria from radon-rich groundwater and their tolerance to physicochemical stress – T. Nayak – International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology

Sewage effluent from an Indian hospital harbors novel carbapenemases and integron-borne antibiotic resistance genes – Nachiket P. Marathe – Microbiome

Techniques

Primer-free FISH probes from metagenomics/metatranscriptomics data permit the study of uncharacterised taxa in complex microbial communities – Shi Ming Tan – Biofilms and microbiomes

Bioinformatics

Use and abuse of correlation analyses in microbial ecology – Alex Carr – ISME Journal

Education

From trainees to trainers to instructors: Sustainably building a national capacity in bioinformatics training – Annette McGrath – Plos Computational Biology

Ten quick tips for effective dimensionality reduction – Lan Huong Nguyen and Susan Holmes – Plos Computational Biology

May 29, 2019

Changes to the pig gut microbiome based on age, gut bacteria community composition in aquatic invertebrates, fungal diversity on limestone cathedral walls, chalk-talk vs PowerPoint in large microbiology lectures.

Human oral microbiome

Applications of the oral microbiome in personalized dentistry – Georgios N Belibasakis – Archives of Oral Biology

Human vaginal microbiome

Detection of Methanobrevibacter smithii in vaginal samples collected from women diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis – Ghiles Grine – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Human gut microbiome

Gut Microbial Dataset of a foraging tribe from rural West Bengal – insights into unadulterated and transitional microbial abundance – Sayak Ganguli – Data in Brief

Gut microbiome of pre-adolescent children of two ethnicities residing in three distant cities – Wei Wei Thwe Khine – Scientific Reports

The eradication of Helicobacter pylori restores rather than disturbs the gastrointestinal microbiota in asymptomatic young adults – Cong He – Helicobacter

Pre-print: Cytometric fingerprints of gut microbiota predict Crohn’s disease state – Peter Rubbens – bioRxiv

Animal experiments

Rapamycin modulates tissue aging and lifespan independently of the gut microbiota in Drosophila – Joseph M Schinaman – Scientific Reports

Age-based dynamic changes of phylogenetic composition and interaction networks of health pig gut microbiome feeding in a uniformed condition – Shanlin Ke – BMC Veterinary Research

Pre-print: Effects of Five Products on Gut Microbiota and Short-Chain Fatty Acids of Obese Rats – Simin Tan – bioRxiv

Animal microbiome

Effect of different forage-to-concentrate ratios on ruminal bacterial structure and real-time methane production in sheep – Runhang Li – PLOS ONE

Pre-print: Microbiomes from feces vs. gut in aquatic vertebrates: distinct community compositions between substrates and preservation methods – Sten Anslan – bioRxiv

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Glycoside Hydrolase Genes Are Required for Virulence of Agrobacterium tumefaciens on Bryophyllum daigremontiana and Tomato – Stephanie L Mathews – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Effect of water-driven changes in rice rhizosphere on Cd lability in three soils with different pH – Jinjin Wang – Journal of Environmental Sciences

Impact of AMF Claroideoglomus etunicatum on the structure of fungal communities in the tomato rhizosphere – Agnieszka Jamiołkowska – Acta Mycologica

Effect of land use and carbonates on organic matter stabilization and microbial communities in Mediterranean soils – Mireia Martí-Roura – Geoderma

Pre-print: Close-Range Interactions Favor Growth in Random-Paired Extracted Soil Bacteria – Manupriyam Dubey – bioRxiv

Water and extremophile microbiome

New microbial lineages capable of carbon fixation and nutrient cycling in deep-sea sediments of the northern South China Sea – Jiao-Mei Huang – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Pre-print: Spatial variations of microbial communities in abyssal and hadal sediments across the Challenger Deep – Guojie Cui – PeerJ

Taxonomic structure and potential nitrogen metabolism of microbial assemblage in a large hypereutrophic steppe lake – Xiaodong Qu – Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Built environment

Fungal diversity and distribution across distinct biodeterioration phenomena in limestone walls of the old cathedral of Coimbra, UNESCO World Heritage Site – João Trovão – International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation

Probiotics/prebiotics

Dietary probiotics have different effects on the composition of fecal microbiota in farmed raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) and silver fox (Vulpes vulpes fulva) – Yongjia Peng – BMC Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Microbiome therapies could be the next frontier in medicine. But how exactly do you make them? – Kate Sheridan – STAT

Possible link between infant gut microbiome and development of allergies – Bob Yirka – Medical Xpress

Science, career, and publishing

Pre-print: Rock the Chalk: A five-year comparative analysis of a large microbiology lecture course reveals improved outcomes of chalk-talk compared to PowerPoint – Christopher M Waters – bioRxiv

May 23, 2019

Composition of the human mucosa-associated microbiota, changes in gut microbial diversity with social rank in cichlid fish, microbes supporting sustainable rice production, the effects of tweeting on article engagement in medical education.

General microbiome

Global change microbiology — big questions about small life for our future – Antje Boetius – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Human oral microbiome

Review: The Structure of Dental Plaque Microbial Communities in the Transition from Health to Dental Caries and Periodontal Disease – Alex M Valm – Journal of Molecular Biology

Human gut microbiome

Within-host evolution of Helicobacter pylori shaped by niche-specific adaptation, intragastric migrations and selective sweeps – Florent Ailloud – Nature Communications

Pre-print: Complete genome assembly of clinical multidrug resistant Bacteroides fragilis isolates enables comprehensive identification of antimicrobial resistance genes and plasmids – Thomas V Syndenham – bioRxiv

Composition of the mucosa-associated microbiota along the entire gastrointestinal tract of human individuals – FER Vuik – United European Gastroenterology Journal

Animal experiments

Loss of function dysbiosis associated with antibiotics and high fat, high sugar diet – Aaron W Miller – The ISME Journal

Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM I-745 changes lipidemic profile and gut microbiota in a hamster hypercholesterolemic model – F Briand – Beneficial Microbes

Animal microbiome

Gut microbial diversity increases with social rank in the African cichlid fish, Astatotilapia burtoni – Avehi Singh – Animal Behaviour

Amphibian Host and Skin Microbiota Response to a Common Agricultural Antimicrobial and Internal Parasite – Obed Hernández-Gómez – Microbial Ecology

Pre-print: Space, time, and captivity: quantifying the factors influencing the fecal microbiome of an alpine ungulate – Sarah E Haworth – bioRxiv

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Interaction between root hairs and soil phosphorus on rhizosphere priming of soil organic matter – Gabriel Boilard – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Green manures of Indian mustard and wild rocket enhance cucumber resistance to Fusarium wilt through modulating rhizosphere bacterial community composition – Xue Jin – Plant and Soil

Ozone dose-response relationships for soil microbial dynamics of winter wheat in North China – Enzhu Hu – Atmospheric Environment

Water and extremophile microbiome

Filamentous calcareous alga provides substrate for coral-competitive macroalgae in the degraded lagoon of Dongsha Atoll, Taiwan – Carolin Nieder – PLOS ONE

Food microbiology

Roles of microbes in supporting sustainable rice production using the system of rice intensification – Febri Doni – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Microbes in the news

Airway microbiome appears altered in severe asthma linked to neutrophils – EurekAlert

Coffee Consumption Alters Microbiome and Improves Gut Motility – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Researchers receive $1.94 million to study connection between autism, microbiome – EurekAlert

Novel Autonomous Biosampler Will Foster In Situ Aquatic Microbiome Monitoring – Eunice Sousa – Science Trends

Meta-study suggests anxiety can be reduced by altering gut bacteria, but not with probiotics – Rich Haridy – New Atlas

Science, career, and publishing

Pre-print: To Tweet or Not to Tweet, That is the Question: A Randomized Trial of Twitter Effects on Article Engagement in Medical Education – Lauren A Maggio – bioRxiv

April 28, 2019

Human Gut and General Microbiome

Review: Stereotypes About Enterotype: the Old and New Ideas – Mingyue Cheng – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Review: Gut Microbiota Regulation of T Cells During Inflammation and Autoimmunity – Eric M. Brown –  Annual Review of Immunology

Review: The Microbiome and Food Allergy – Onyinye I. Iweala – Annual Review of Immunology

Review: An Updated Review of Clostridium difficile Treatment in Pediatrics – Christopher T. Campbel –  The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Review: Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: continuous lessons for adult inflammatory bowel disease – Shahzad Ahmed – Current Opinion in Gastroenterology

Review: Intestinal Microbiota in Cardiovascular Health and Disease: JACC State-of-the-Art Review – W.H. Wilson Tang – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Review: The role of the gut microbiome in sex differences in arterial pressure – Anna L. Beale – Biology of Sex Differences

Review: Precision Nutrition and the Microbiome, Part I: Current State of the Science – Susan Mills – Nutrients

Review: Impact of bariatric surgery on type 2 diabetes: contribution of inflammation and gut microbiome? – Jean Debédat – Seminars in Immunopathology

Review: The Gut Microbiota-Host Partnership as a Potential Driver of Kawasaki Syndrome – Susanna Esposito – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Review: A Review of Mixed Strain Clostridium difficile Colonization and Infection – Pete Dayananda – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Patients With Cirrhosis – Gaurav Ghosh – Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology

Perspective: Effect of Metformin on Antipsychotic-Induced Metabolic Dysfunction: The Potential Role of Gut-Brain Axis – Chao Luo –  Frontiers in Pharmacology

Antibiotic Treatment Drives the Diversification of the Human Gut Resistome – Jun Li – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Contribution of Non-immune Cells to Activation and Modulation of the Intestinal Inflammation – Renata Curciarello – Frontiers in Immunology

Environmental DNA metabarcoding to detect pathogenic Leptospira and associated organisms in leptospirosis-endemic areas of Japan – Yukuto Sato – Scientific Reports

The short-chain fatty acid propionate increases glucagon and FABP4 production, impairing insulin action in mice and humans – Amir Tirosh – Science Translational Medicine

 

Cancer and Microbiome

The diversity of gut microbiome is associated with favorable responses to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in Chinese non-small cell lung cancer patients – Yueping Jin – Journal of Thoracic Oncology

Gut Microbiota as a Positive Potential Therapeutic Factor in Carcinogenesis: an Overview of Microbiota-Targeted Therapy – Farahnaz Joukar – Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Detection of Fusobacterium nucleatum in stool and colonic tissues from Norwegian colorectal cancer patients – Hege Smith Tunsjø – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

 

Oral Microbiome

Gender-Specific Associations Between Saliva Microbiota and Body Size  – Sajan C. Raju – Frontiers in Microbiology

Chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis is associated with detrimental bacterial dysbiosis – Bo-Young Hong – Microbiome

 

Respiratory Tract Microbiome

The airway microbiota in children newly diagnosed with bronchiectasis largely retains its diversity – Naveen Pillarisetti – European Respiratory Journal

Performance of the Biomark HD real-time qPCR System (Fluidigm) for the detection of nasopharyngeal bacterial pathogens and Streptococcus pneumoniae typing – Courtney P. Olwagen – Scientific Reports

 

Mother and Child Microbiome

Systematic Review: Repertoire of human breast and milk microbiota: a systematic review – Amadou Togo – Future Medicine

Variation of cultured skin microbiota in mothers and their infants during the first year postpartum – Georgios Gaitanis – Pediatric Dermatology

 

Correlation of Gut Microbiome Between ASD Children and Mothers and Potential Biomarkers for Risk Assessment – Ning Li – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

 

Reproductive tract Microbiome

Impact of reproductive aging on the vaginal microbiome and soluble immune mediators in women living with and at-risk for HIV infection – Kerry Murphy – PLoS ONE

The Vaginal and Urinary Microbiomes in Premenopausal Women With Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome as Compared to Unaffected Controls: A Pilot Cross-Sectional Study – Kate V. Meriwether – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

Microorganisms in the healthy upper reproductive tract: from denial to beneficial assignments for reproductive biology – Rebekka Einenkel – Reproductive Biology

 

Animal Microbiome

Structural shifts in the intestinal microbiota of rats treated with cyclosporine A after orthotropic liver transplantation – Junjun Jia – Frontiers of Medicine

Composition, diversity and function of gastrointestinal microbiota in wild red-billed choughs (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) – Wen Wang – International Microbiology

Antibiotics-induced perturbations in gut microbial diversity influence metabolic phenotypes in a murine model of high-fat diet-induced obesity – Dongmin Liu – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Rumen fermentation, intramuscular fat fatty acid profiles and related rumen bacterial populations of Holstein bulls fed diets with different energy levels – Haibo Wang – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

The Gut Microbiome on a Periodized Low-Protein Diet Is Associated With Improved Metabolic Health – Zhencheng Li – Frontiers in Microbiology

Human activity can influence the gut microbiota of Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos Islands – Sarah A. Knutie – Molecular Ecology

Diversity and composition of the gut microbiota of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) farmed in Irish waters – Colin Fogarty – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Metagenomic analysis revealed beneficial effects of probiotics in improving the composition and function of the gut microbiota in dogs with diarrhoea – Haiyan Xu – Food & Nutrition

Microbiome analysis of Ixodes scapularis ticks from New York and Connecticut – Rafal Tokarz – Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

Human gut microbiota transferred to germ-free NOD mice modulate the progression towards type 1 diabetes regardless of the pace of beta cell function loss in the donor – Vit Neuman – Diabetologia

Gut microbiome composition of wild western lowland gorillas is associated with individual age and sex factors – Barbora Pafčo – American Journal of Physical Anthropology

The bumble bee microbiome increases survival of bees exposed to selenate toxicity – Jason A. Rothman – Environmental Microbiology

Effect of probiotic supplementation on seizure activity and cognitive performance in PTZ-induced chemical kindling – Samaneh Bagheri – Epilepsy and Behavior

Inulin Can Alleviate Metabolism Disorders in ob/ob Mice by Partially Restoring Leptin-Related Pathways Mediated by Gut Microbiota – Xiaofeng Song – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Supplementation with compound polysaccharides contributes to the development and metabolic activity of young rat intestinal microbiota – Mengxia Wang – Food & Nutrition

A Risky Business? Habitat and Social Behavior Impact Skin and Gut Microbiomes in Caribbean Cleaning Gobies – Raquel Xavier – Frontiers in Microbiology

Ovarian progesterone suppresses depression and anxiety-like behaviors by increasing the Lactobacillus population of gut microbiota in ovariectomized mice – Watcharin N.Sovijit – Neuroscience Research

 

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Meta-analysis: Probiotics improve glucose and lipid metabolism in pregnant women: a meta-analysis – Man-Man Han – Annals of Translational Medicine

Probiotic Bifidobacterium lactis V9 Regulates the Secretion of Sex Hormones in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Patients through the Gut-Brain Axis – Jiachao Zhang – mSystem

Major Traditional Probiotics: Comparative Genomic Analyses and Roles in Gut Microbiome of Eight Cohorts – Guangwen Luo – Frontiers in Microbiology

The beneficial effects of purple yam (Dioscorea alata L.) resistant starch on hyperlipidemia in high-fat-fed hamsters – Tao Li – Food & Nutrition

Restoration of Bacterial Microbiome Composition and Diversity Among Treatment Responders in a Phase 2 Trial of RBX2660: An Investigational Microbiome Restoration Therapeutic – Ken F Blount – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 – A comparative study on the effect of probiotics and lysates on human skin – I. Khmaladze – Experimental Dermatology

 

Plant and Soil Microbiome

Nodulation induces systemic resistance of Medicago truncatula and Pisum sativum against Erysiphe pisi and primes for powdery mildew-triggered salicylic acid accumulation – Lara Smigielski – IS-MPMI

Land Use and Seasonal Effects on the Soil Microbiome of a Brazilian Dry Forest – Gileno V. Lacerda-Júnior – Frontiers in Microbiology

Microbial Diversity in the Edible Gall on White Bamboo Formed by the Interaction between Ustilago esculenta and Zizania latifolia – Zhihao Tu – Current Microbiology

Species-specific response of the soil collembolan gut microbiome and resistome to soil oxytetracycline pollution – Qi Zhang – Science of The Total Environment

 

Food Microbiome

Gamma Irradiation Influences the Survival and Regrowth of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic-Resistance Genes on Romaine Lettuce – Vaishali Dharmarha – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Bioinformatics

How Microbes Shape Their Communities? A Microbial Community Model Based on Functional Genes – Xiaoqing Jiang – Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Phy-PMRFI: Phylogeny-aware Prediction of Metagenomic Functions using Random Forest Feature Importance – Jyotsna Talreja Wassan – IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience

 

Other

Flood Season Microbiota from the Amazon Basin Lakes: Analysis with Metagenome Sequencing – Célio Dias Santos Júnior – Microbiology Resource Announcements

Genome-resolved metagenomics of an autotrophic thiocyanate-remediating microbial bioreactor consortium – Mathew P. Watts – Water Research