August 15, 2018

A nice crop of plant/root/soil microbiome studies, some interesting analyses of early life/pregnancy and vaginal microbiota, a belly-load of gut microbiome science, a herd of animal studies, and a few really bad puns… Enjoy!

Events and jobs

A summary of the third annual HIV microbiome workshop – Dr. Brett Williams – AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses

Pregnancy and early life

Early childhood antibiotics use and autism spectrum disorders: a population-based cohort study – Amani F Hamad – International Journal of Epidemiology

The effects of gut microbiota on metabolic outcomes in pregnant women and their offspring – You Lv – Food & Function

Human vaginal microbiome

Cervicovaginal microbiota, women’s health, and reproductive outcomes – Samuel J. Kroon – Fertility and Sterility

Relevance of assessing the uterine microbiota in infertility – Inmaculada Moreno – Fertility and Sterility

Cervicovaginal microbiota, women’s health, and reproductive outcomes – Samuel J. Kroon – Fertility and Sterility

Human nearly-sterile sites

Ursodeoxycholic acid improves liver function via phenylalanine/tyrosine pathway and microbiome remodelling in patients with liver dysfunction – Da Jung Kim – Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Assessing antibiotic resistance gene load in vegan, vegetarian and omnivore human gut microbiota – Losasso Carmen – International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

Immunomodulatory tetracyclines ameliorate DNBS-colitis: Impact on microRNA expression and microbiota composition – J. Garrido-Mesa – Biochemical Pharmacology

Effects of anthocyanins from the fruit of Lycium ruthenicum Murray on intestinal microbiota – Yamei Yan – Journal of Functional Foods

Disparate Effects of Antibiotics on Hypertension – Sarah Galla – Physiological Genomics

Variability of core microbiota in newly diagnosed treatment-naïve paediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients – T. G. J. de Meij – PLOS One

Dietary soybean protein ameliorates high-fat diet-induced obesity by modifying the gut microbiota-dependent biotransformation of bile acids – Keita Watanabe – PLOS One

Gut microbiota alterations in moderate to severe acne vulgaris patients – Hui‐Min Yan – The Journal of Dermatology

Implication of gut microbiota metabolites in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases – Francois Brial – Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences

Making Sense of… the Microbiome in Psychiatry – Thomaz F S Bastiaanssen – International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

The Microbiome in Cirrhosis and its Complications – Chathur Acharya – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG induced protective effect on allergic airway inflammation is associated with gut microbiota – Juan Zhang – Cellular Immunology

The gut microbiome as a driver of individual variation in cognition and functional behaviour – Gabrielle L. Davidson – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Animal experiments

The impact of Clostridium butyricum MIYAIRI 588 on the murine gut microbiome and colonic tissue – Mao Hagihara – Anaerobe

Monitoring and evaluation of the interaction between deoxynivalenol and gut microbiota in Wistar rats by mass spectrometry-based metabolomics and next-generation sequencing – Eugènia Miró-Abella – Food and Chemical Toxicology

Lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) Diet Affects the Gut Microbiome and Obesity Markers in Rat – Niroshan Siva – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Gut bacterial composition in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease – P. Perez-Pardo – Beneficial Microbes

Gut Microbiome in BALB/c and C57BL/6J Mice Undergoing Experimental Thyroid Autoimmunity Associate with Differences in Immunological Responses and Thyroid Function – Sajad Moshkelgosha – Hormone and Metabolic Research

Ultraviolet Irradiation of Skin Alters the Faecal Microbiome Independently of Vitamin D in Mice – Simon Ghaly – Nutrients

Impact of lincosamides antibiotics on the composition of the rat gut microbiota and the metabolite profile of plasma and feces – C. Behr – Toxicology Letters

Animal microbiome

Understanding bacterial communities for informed biosecurity and improved larval survival in Pacific oysters – Olivier Laroche – Aquaculture

A meta-analysis reveals the environmental and host factors shaping the structure and function of the shrimp microbiota – Fernanda Cornejo-Granados​ – PeerJ

Do the microorganisms from laboratory culture spent growth medium affect house dust mite fitness and microbiome composition? – Vit Molva – Insect Science

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Microbial diversity associated to the intestinal tract of soil invertebrates – Dayana da Silva Correia – Applied Soil Ecology

Yellow Canopy Syndrome in sugarcane is associated with shifts in the rhizosphere soil metagenome but not with overall soil microbial function – Kelly Hamonts – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Anthropogenic influence shapes the distribution of antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB) in the sediment of Sundarban estuary in India – Anish Bhattacharyya – Science of the Total Environment

Disentangling effects of temperature on microbial community and copper extraction in column bioleaching of low grade copper sulfide – Yuguang Wang – Bioresource Technology

Long-term Plastic Greenhouse Cultivation Changes Soil Microbial Community Structures: A Case Study – Yang Song – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Flooding and prolonged drought have differential legacy impacts on soil nitrogen cycling, microbial communities and plant productivity – Linh T. T. Nguyen – Plant and Soil

[PhD Dissertation] Microbial Communities and Their Impact on Bioenergy Crops in Dynamic Environments – Brandon Monier, South Dakota State University – Open Prairie

[PDF] Characterization of osmotolerant rhizobacteria for plant growth promoting
activities in vitro and during plant-microbe association under osmotic stress – Bandeppa – Indian Journal of Experimental Biology

Isolation and Analysis of Microbial Communities in Soil, Rhizosphere, and Roots in Perennial Grass Experiments – Morgan R. McPherson – J. Vis. Exp

Water and extremophile microbiome 

[PDF download] Monitoring biofilm communities in operational drinking water distribution systems and the impact on water quality – I. Douterelo – 1st International WDSA

Molecular detection of microbial communities associated with Microcystis vs Synechococcus dominated waters in Tianjin, China – Da Huo – Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

Metagenomic assessment of the microbial community and methanogenic pathways in biosolids from a municipal wastewater treatment plant in Medellín, Colombia – Katherine Bedoya – Science of the Total Environment

Profiling microbial communities in a watershed undergoing intensive anthropogenic activities – Hehuan Liao – Science of the Total Environment

The gut microbiome and aquatic toxicology: An emerging concept for environmental health – Ondrej Adamovsky – PeerJ

Microbial community composition of a hydrocarbon reservoir 40 years after a CO2 enhanced oil recovery flood – Jenna L K Shelton – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Temporal dynamics of activated sludge bacterial communities in two diversity variant full-scale sewage treatment plants – Xiao-Tao Jiang – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

The Nile River Microbiome Reveals a Remarkably Stable Community Between Wet and Dry Seasons, and Sampling Sites, in a Large Urban Metropolis (Cairo, Egypt) – Eraqi WA – OMICS

Probiotics / prebiotics

Influence of monostrain and multistrain probiotics on immunity, intestinal ultrastructure and microbiota in experimental dysbiosis – E. Ermolenko – Beneficial Microbes

Effects of Probiotics on Inflammation and Uremic Toxins Among Patients on Dialysis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Charat Thongprayoon – Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Bioinformatics

Biomarker panels for characterizing microbial community biofilm formation as composite molecular process – Magnus Bosse – PLOS One

* Maximal viral information recovery from sequence data using VirMAP – Nadim J Ajami – Nature Communications

Techniques

Using Bioreactors to Study the Effects of Drugs on the Human Microbiota – Mabel Guzman-Rodriguez – Methods

Ed’s non-microbiology picks

Human activities might influence oncogenic processes in wild animal populations – Mathieu Giraudeau – Nature Ecology & Evolution

In apoptosis, cell death spreads through perpetuating waves – James Ferrell – Stanford Medicine

Study finds Tdap vaccination for pregnant women does not increase risk of autism

Boys should be given HPV vaccine, says joint committee

New Study: Omega-3s Can Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

Mars (probably) has a lake of liquid water

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August 9, 2018

Horizontal gene transfer in microbiomes, metabolic study of the microbiota isolated from the camel rumen, a review on the bacteriophage virome in IBD.

General microbiome

Review: Monitoring plasmid-mediated horizontal gene transfer in microbiomes: recent advances and future perspectives – Rafael Pinilla-Redondo – Plasmid

Review: Learning from bacterial competition in the host to develop antimicrobials – Manuela Raffatellu – Nature Medicine

Pregnancy and early life

Early life colonization of the human gut: microbes matter everywhere – Katri Korpela – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Human respiratory microbiome

Determinants of the Nasal Microbiome: Pilot Study of Effects of Intranasal Medication Use – Vijay R Ramakrishnan – Allergy & Rhinology

Human skin microbiome

Sensitive scalp is associated with excessive sebum and perturbed microbiome – Li Ma – Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology

Animal experiments

Effects of host genetics and environmental conditions on fecal microbiota composition of pigs – Tereza Kubasova – PLOS ONE

Animal microbiome

A metagenomic analysis of the camel rumen’s microbiome identifies the major microbes responsible for lignocellulose degradation and fermentation – Javad Gharechahi – Biotechnology for Biofuels

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Nitrogen fixation in a landrace of maize is supported by a mucilage-associated diazotrophic microbiota – Allen Van Deynze – PLOS Biology

Brazilian Ironstone Plant Communities as Reservoirs of Culturable Bacteria With Diverse Biotechnological Potential – Washington L Caneschi – Frontiers in Microbiology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Coupling biogeochemical process rates and metagenomic blueprints of coastal bacterial assemblages in the context of environmental change – Trine Markussen – Environmental Microbiology

Pre-print: Resource diversity structures aquatic bacterial communities – Mario E Muscarella – bioRxiv

Pre-print: Modular assembly of polysaccharide-degrading microbial communities in the ocean – Tim N Enke – bioRxiv

Food microbiology

Review: Bakery yeasts, a new model for studies in ecology and evolution – Belen Carbonetto – Yeast

Inferences from inventories of microbes in ecological vineyard settings – Hans-Josef Schroers – International Journal of Environmental Quality

Phages and viruses

Review: Bacteriophage virome in IBD – Clemens Thoma – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Bioinformatics

Synthetic microbe communities provide internal reference standards for metagenome sequencing and analysis – Simon A Hardwick – Nature Communications

July 28, 2018

Have a good weekend! For this Saturday, we have more than 60 articles! 

Including: A set of reviews about mother, delivery and neonate microbiome; relationship between microbiome and cancer and Alzheimer; microbiome in primate models, reviews about pathogens and more…

 

Human and General Microbiome

Review: Gut Mycobiota and Fungal Metabolites in Human Homeostasis – Izabella Mogilnicka – Current Drug Targets

Review: Dietary Protein and Muscle in Aging People: The Potential Role of the Gut Microbiome – Mary Ni Lochlainn – Nutrients

Review: The interplay between neutrophils and microbiota in cancer – Carolyne K. Smith – Journal of Leukocyte Biology

Review: Flux, Impact, and Fate of Halogenated Xenobiotic Compounds in the Gut – Siavash Atashgahi – Frontiers in Physiology

Review: Akkermansia muciniphila in the Human Gastrointestinal Tract: When, Where, and How? – Sharon Y. Geerlings – Microorganisms

Review: Considering gut microbiota disturbance in the management of Helicobacter pylori infection – Loris R. Lopetuso – Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Microbiome Analyses for Toxicological Studies – Jacquelynn Benjamino – Current Protocols in Toxicology

Editorial: Caesarean-Section and Neonatal Gut Microbiome: Short and Long Term Effects and New Targets for Early Prevention – Giannattasio A. – Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Review: C-section and the Neonatal Gut Microbiome Acquisition: Consequences for Future Health – Arboleya S. – Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Review: Birth Mode-Related Differences in Gut Microbiota Colonization and Immune System Development – Francino M.P.  – Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Review: Intervention for Dysbiosis in Children Born by C-Section – Francavilla R. – Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Review: Gut Microbiota Composition in Healthy Japanese Infants and Young Adults Born by C-Section – Nagpal R. – Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Review: Dysbiosis in Children Born by Caesarean Section – Salas Garcia M.C. – Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

 

Human Gut

Association between Alzheimer’s Disease and Oral and Gut Microbiota: Are Pore Forming Proteins the Missing Link? – Aguayo, Sebastian –  Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

Gut microbiome analysis as a tool towards targeted non-invasive biomarkers for early hepatocellular carcinoma – Zhigang Ren – Gut

A Multi-omic Association Study of Trimethylamine N-Oxide – Ohad Manor – Cell Reports

Gut Bacterial Microbiota and its Resistome Rapidly Recover to Basal State Levels after Short-term Amoxicillin-Clavulanic Acid Treatment in Healthy Adults – Chad W. MacPherson – Scientific Reports

Cost-effectiveness analysis of ribotype-guided fecal microbiota transplantation in Chinese patients with severe Clostridium difficile infection – Minghuan Jiang – PLoS ONE

Microbiota Quality and Mitochondrial Activity Link with Occurrence of Muscle Cramps in Hemodialysis Patients using Citrate Dialysate: A Pilot Study – Durand P.-Y. – Blood Purification

Gut microbiota, dietary intakes and intestinal permeability reflected by serum zonulin in women – S. Mörkl – European Journal of Nutrition

Analysis of the Enteric Microbiome: First Tentative Steps Towards a Comprehensive Work-up of Prostate Cancer? – Ilaria Cavarretta – European Urology

 

Human Respiratory Tract

Respiratory Microbiome Profiling for Etiologic Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients – Georgios D. Kitsios – Frontiers in Microbiology

Oropharyngeal microbiome evaluation highlights Neisseria abundance in active celiac patients – Laura Iaffaldano – Scientific Reports

 

Newborn and Mother Microbiome

Maternal antimicrobial use at delivery has a stronger impact than mode of delivery on bifidobacterial colonization in infants: a pilot study – Naruaki Imoto – Journal of Perinatology

 

Human Urinary/Reproductive Tract

Endocervical and vaginal microbiota in South African adolescents with asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis infection – Christina Balle – Scientific Reports

Introduction: Microbes in the female reproductive function, do they matter? – Carlos Simon – Fertility and Sterility

 

Human Skin

Relations between epidermal barrier dysregulation and staphylococci-dominated microbiome dysbiosis in atopic dermatitis – Can Altunbulakli – Atopic Dermatitis Research

 

Animal Microbiome / Animal Experiments

Associations Between Nutrition, Gut Microbiome, and Health in A Novel Nonhuman Primate Model – Jonathan B. Clayton – Scientific Reports

Diarrhea-Associated Intestinal Microbiota in Captive Sichuan Golden Snub-Nosed Monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) – Hui Zhu – Microbes and Environments

An orally administered oral pathobiont and commensal have comparable and innocuous systemic effects in germ-free mice – Keisuke Sato – Journal of Periodontal Disease

Effects of dietary tryptophan supplementation in the acetic acid-induced colitis mouse model – Shuai Chen – Food and Nutrition

Early-life stress leads to sex-dependent changes in pubertal timing in rats that are reversed by a probiotic formulation – Caitlin S. M. Cowan – Developmental Psychobiology

A Comparative Study on the Faecal Bacterial Community and Potential Zoonotic Bacteria of Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in Northeast Greenland, Northwest Greenland and Norway – Emilie U. Andersen-Ranberg – Microorganisms

Gut microbiota influences Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis by regulating acetate in Drosophila model – Yan Kong – Future Microbiology

Elevated Seawater Temperatures Decrease Microbial Diversity in the Gut of Mytilus coruscus – Yi-Feng Li – Frontiers in Physiology

Microbiome-metabolomics Analysis of the Impacts of Long-term Dietary Advanced Glycation End Products Consumption on the C57BL/6 Mouse Fecal Microbiota and Metabolite Perturbation – Wanting Qu – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Papio spp. Colon microbiome and its link to obesity in pregnancy – XuanJi Li – Journal of Medical Primatology

Combination of Aronia, Red Ginseng, Shiitake Mushroom and Nattokinase Potentiated Insulin Secretion and Reduced Insulin Resistance with Improving Gut Microbiome Dysbiosis in Insulin Deficient Type 2 Diabetic Rats – Hye Jeong Yang – Nutrients

Short and long-term effects of a synbiotic on clinical signs, the fecal microbiome, and metabolomic profiles in healthy research cats receiving clindamycin: a randomized, controlled trial – Jacqueline C. Whittemore​ – PeerJ

Lactobacillus plantarum ZDY04 exhibits a strain-specific property of lowering TMAO via the modulation of gut microbiota in mice – Liang Qiu – Food and Function

Diet induced maternal obesity affects offspring gut microbiota and persists into young adulthood – Yanjie Guo – Food and Function

Antibiotic-induced acceleration of type 1 diabetes alters maturation of innate intestinal immunity – Xue-Song Zhang – eLife

Clostridium butyricum Attenuates Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress-Induced Depressive-Like Behavior in Mice via the Gut-Brain Axis – Jing Sun – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

 

Food Microbiome

Analysis of Fish Commonly Sold in Local Supermarkets Reveals the Presence of Pathogenic and Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Communities – Ama Okyere – Microbiology Insights

Short communication: Profiling white wine seed vinegar bacterial diversity through viable counting, metagenomic sequencing and PCR-DGGE – Vesna Milanović – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Acyl-homoserine-lactones receptor LuxR of Shewanella baltica involved in the development of microbiota and spoilage of refrigerated shrimp – Jinxin Jie – Journal of Food Science and Technology

 

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Review: Probiotics against airway allergy: host factors to consider – Irina Spacova – Disease Model and Mechanisms

Abundance of gut Prevotella at baseline and metabolic response to barley prebiotics – Jonna Sandberg – European Journal of Nutrition

Letter: Effect of Metformin or Chinese Herbal Formula in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Hyperlipidemia: A Reassessment – Venu Gopal Jonnalagadda – mBio

Coreopsis Tinctoria Modulates Lipid Metabolism by Decreasing Low-Density Lipoprotein and Improving Gut Microbiota – Ren Z. – Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry

 

Pathogen Research

Review: Recent insights into Shigella – Stephen Baker – Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases

Review: Cholera: recent updates – Ana A. Weil – Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases

 

Soil and Plant Microbiome

Microbial community assembly differs across minerals in a rhizosphere microcosm – Thea Whitman – Environmental Microbiology

Bipartite interactions, antibiotic production and biosynthetic potential of the Arabidopsis leaf microbiome – Eric J. N. Helfrich – Nature Microbiology

Vineyard under-vine floor management alters soil microbial composition, while the fruit microbiome shows no corresponding shifts – Ming-Yi Chou – Scientific Reports

 

Methods

Methodology: A two-stage microbial association mapping framework with advanced FDR control – Jiyuan Hu – Microbiome

A Comprehensive Study on Predicting Functional Role of Metagenomes Using Machine Learning Methods – Jyotsna Talreja Wassan – IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Generalized Linear Models with Linear Constraints for Microbiome Compositional Data – Jiarui Lu – Biometrics

Analyzing differences between microbiome communities using mixture distributions – Konstantin Shestopaloff – Statistics in Medicine

Pathomimetic modeling of human intestinal diseases and underlying host-gut microbiome interactions in a gut-on-a-chip – Woojung Shin – Methods in Cell Biology

 

Other

A year of monitoring 20 mesophilic full-scale bioreactors reveals the existence of stable but different core microbiomes in bio-waste and wastewater anaerobic digestion systems – Magdalena Calusinska – Biotechnology for Biofuels

 

July 20, 2018

Happy Friday! Today’s digest includes the bacterial diversity of bat guano, cyanobacterial blooms in oil-contaminated sediments, and the shrimp gut microbiome. Also, an NPR interview with astrophysicist Adam Frank about how to be a savvy consumer of science news.

Pregnancy and early life

Maternal peripartum antibiotic exposure and the risk of postpartum depression – Jordan R. Murphy – Research in Nursing and Health

Review: Breast milk, formula, the microbiome and overweight – Elisabetta Mueller – Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Human vaginal microbiome

Evaluating the potential of residual Pap test fluid as a resource for the metaproteomic analysis of the cervical-vaginal microbiome – Somaieh Afiuni-Zadeh – Scientific Reports

Human gut microbiome

Review: The Gut Microbiota and Healthy Aging: A Mini-Review – Sangkyu Kim – Gerontology

Animal experiments

Western diet feeding influences gut microbiota profiles in apoE knockout mice – Baoning Liu – Lipids in Health and Disease

Animal microbiome

Bacterial diversity of bat guano from Cabalyorisa Cave, Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines: A first report on the metagenome of Philippine bat guano – Marian P. De Leon – PLoS One

Disease outbreak accompanies the dispersive structure of shrimp gut bacterial community with a simple core microbiota – Zhiyuan Yao – AMB Express

In ovo microbial communities: a potential mechanism for the initial acquisition of gut microbiota among oviparous birds and lizards – Brian K. Trevelline – Biology Letters

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Plant diversity and density predict belowground diversity and function in an early successional alpine ecosystem – Dorota L. Porazinska – Ecology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Cyanobacterial blooms in oil-contaminated subtidal sediments revealed by integrated approaches – Cuixiao Xie – Environmental Microbiology Reports

ddPCR applied on archived Continuous Plankton Recorder samples reveals long-term occurrence of class 1 integrons and a sulphonamide resistance gene in marine plankton communities – Andrea Di Cesare – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Structure of Microbial Communities of the Sediments of Alkaline Transbaikalia Lakes with Different Salinity – S. V. Zaitseva – Microbiology

Diversity of Heterotrophic Halophilic Bacteria Isolated from Coastal Solar Salterns, Bulgaria and Their Ability to Synthesize Bioactive Molecules with Biotechnological Impact – I. Boyadzhieva – Microbiology

Diversity of Prokaryotes in Planktonic Communities of Saline Sol-Iletsk lakes (Orenburg Oblast, Russia) – E. A. Selivanova – Microbiology

Pre-Print: Genetic evidence for two carbon fixation pathways in symbiotic and free-living bacteria: The Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycle and the reverse tricarboxylic acid cycle – Maxim Rubin Blum – BioRxiv

Science, publishing, and career

Track the fate of postdocs to help the next generation of scientists – Nature

How To Be A Savvy Consumer Of Science News – NPR’s All Things Considered

Non-microbiology picks

Jupiter has 10 more moons we didn’t know about — and they’re weird – Nature

11 July, 2018

Today’s digest is short but full of exciting research. Firstly, a look at how maternal diet can influence infant microbiome and a brilliant preprint highlighting the role women have played in science

General Microbiome

Maternal diet during pregnancy is related with the infant stool microbiome in a delivery mode-dependent manner. Lundgren SN. Microbiome.

Oral Microbiome

Dysbiosis of oral microbiota and its association with salivary immunological biomarkers in autoimmune liver disease.Kazumichi Abe. PLos ONE

Gut Microbiome

Gut microbiota-immune-brain interactions in chemotherapy-associated behavioral comorbidities.Jordan KR Cancer

Analysis of the Gut Microbiome of Rural and Urban Healthy Indians Living in Sea Level and High Altitude Areas. Das B. Scientific Reports

Commentary:Reducing Viability Bias in Analysis of Gut Microbiota in Preterm Infants at Risk of NEC and Sepsis.Agustí G. Frontier in Cellular and Infection Microbiology .

Animal Experiments and Microbiome

Non-nutritive sweeteners possess a bacteriostatic effect and alter gut microbiota in mice.Wang. PLoS One

The spleen microbiota of small wild mammals reveals distinct patterns with tick-borne bacteria. Ge Y. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Drosophila melanogaster establishes a species-specific mutualistic interaction with stable gut-colonizing bacteria.Pais IS. PLoS Biology

Plant, Soil, and Water Microbiome

Microbial community of tannery wastewater involved in nitrification revealed by Illumina MiSeq sequencing.Ma X. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Rhizosphere fungal community dynamics associated with Rehmannia glutinosa replant disease in a consecutive monoculture regime. Wu L Phytopathology.

Effects of soil erosion on agro-ecosystem services and soil functions: A multidisciplinary study in nineteen organically farmed European and Turkish vineyards. Costantini EAC. Journal of Environmental Management

Virome

Temporal dynamics of the lung and plasma viromes in lung transplant recipients Maia Segura-Wang. PLos ONE

Techniques

Mining Novel Constitutive Promoter Elements in Soil Metagenomic Libraries in <i>Escherichia coli</i>.Westmann CA. Frontier in Microbiology.

Taxonomic and Functional Compositions Impacted by the Quality of Metatranscriptomic Assemblies.Lau MCY. Frontiers in Microbiology.

Preprint

Illuminating women’s hidden contribution to the foundation of theoretical population genetics. Samantha Dung. bioRxiv

July 8, 2018

Today’s Microbiome Digest blog comes up with the current research articles on the microbiome of GIT, Respiratory, UT, Vagina, Infant, Oral, Marine, Plant-Soil and Animal- Bird. It also features the articles on the bioremediation, pre/pro-biotics, nutrient and dietary effects on microbiome, the potential prognosis, biofilm reduction and multi-omics study of pregnancy cohort, role of Environmental Contaminants(ECs), spore-forming bacteria, attenuation of colitis score, systematic repercussions by antibiotics, glucocorticoid signaling, TMAO, drug-induced liver injury (DILI), neurotransmitter interactions, effect of glycation of fish proteins, NOD2-IBD, Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE).

Have a look and enjoy SUNDAY!

EVENTS, JOBS, PhD POSITIONS:

EVENT – Third Annual Microbiome Symposium on September 24 , 8:00AM – 7:00PM at the Stanford Faculty Club

 

GASTRO-INTESTINAL MICROBIOME: 

Analysis of the Gut Microbiome of Rural and Urban Healthy Indians Living in Sea Level and High Altitude Areas – Bhabatosh Das – Scientific Reports 

Review – The Mammalian Intestinal Microbiome: Composition, Interaction with the Immune System, Significance for Vaccine Efficacy, and Potential for Disease Therapy – Desselberger U – Pathogens

The presence of genetic risk variants within PTPN2 and PTPN22 is associated with intestinal microbiota alterations in Swiss IBD cohort patients – Bahtiyar Yilmaz – PLoS One

Absence of NOD2 receptor predisposes to intestinal inflammation by a deregulation in the immune response in hosts that are unable to control gut dysbiosis – Patrícia Reisde Souza – Immunobiology

Review – Outside the liver box: The gut microbiota as pivotal modulator of liver diseases – Annika Wahlström – Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Molecular Basis of Disease

 

RESPIRATORY MICROBIOME:

Review – Microbiome in the primary prevention of allergic diseases and bronchial asthma – B.Sozańska – Allergologia et Immunopathologia

Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Associated with Alterations in the Nasal Microbiome and Increase in Inflammation – Benjamin G Wu – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

URINARY TRACT MICROBIOME:

Review – Infections – The Urinary Tract Microbiome: The Answer to All Our Open Questions? – Giuseppe Magistro – European Urology focus

VAGINAL MICROBIOME:

Anti-HIV-1 Activity of Lactic Acid in Human Cervicovaginal Fluid – Tyssen D – mSphere

INFANT MICROBIOME:

Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis EVC001 stably restores the infant gut microbiome over the first year of life in breastfed infants – Jennifer Smilowitz – Pediatrics

Review – Does antibiotic choice for the treatment of suspected late-onset sepsis in premature infants determine the risk of developing necrotising enterocolitis? A systematic review – Josephine V.Seale – Early Human Developmment

ORAL MICROBIOME: 

Review – Cariogenic microbiome and microbiota of the early primary dentition: a contemporary overview – Fakhruddin KS – Oral Diseases

Differential preservation of endogenous human and microbial DNA in dental calculus and dentin – Mann AE – Scientific Reports

Distinctions and associations between the microbiota of saliva and supragingival plaque of permanent and deciduous teeth – Shi W – PLoS One

Dysbiosis of oral microbiota and its association with salivary immunological biomarkers in autoimmune liver disease – Kazumichi Abe – PLoS One

GENERAL HUMAN MICROBIOME:

Human-associated microbial populations as evidence in forensic casework – Frederike C.A – Forensic Science International: Genetics

Book chapter – Genomics and Drug-Metabolizing Enzymes and Its Application in Drug Delivery: Evaluating the Influence of the Microbiome – Sheeba Varghese Gupta

Effects of Substance Use and Sex Practices on the Intestinal Microbiome During HIV-1 Infection – Jennifer A Fulcher –The Journal of Infectious Diseases

Preview – Interactions between Clostridioides difficile and fecal microbiota in in vitro batch model: growth, sporulation and microbiota changes – Sabina Horvat – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review – Metagenomic and clinical microbiology – Sophie Amrane – Human Microbiome

Implants induce a new niche for microbiomes – Tim H. Jakobsen – Wiley Online Library

Short Communication Transmission of IMI-2 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae from river water to human – Chrislène Laurens – Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance

Review – The hygiene hypothesis: immunological mechanisms of airway tolerance – Eline Haspeslagh – Current Opinion in Immunology

Microbiota affects the expression of genes involved in HPA axis regulation and local metabolism of glucocorticoids in chronic psychosocial stress – M. Vodička – Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

Review – The Role of Microbiota in Cardiovascular Risk: Focus on Trimethylamine Oxide – HusseinAl-Rubaye – Current Problems in Cardiology

 

HUMAN-MICROBE CROSS-TALK:

Gut Microbiota-Dependent Trimethylamine N-Oxide Predicts Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Stroke and Is Related to Proinflammatory Monocytes – Haghikia A – Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.

Cutting Edge: Critical Roles for Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the Immune System in a Prenatal Immune Activation Model of Autism – Catherine R. Lammert – J Immunol

Critical Role for the Microbiota in CX3CR1+ Intestinal Mononuclear Phagocyte Regulation of Intestinal T Cell Responses – Myunghoo Kim – Immunity

 

MARINE/WATER MICROBIAL ECOLOGY:

Review – Ecology and evolution of seafloor and subseafloor microbial communities – WD Orsi – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Metabolic potential of microbial communities from ferruginous sediments – Aurèle Vuillemin – Environmental Microbiology

Metagenomic analysis of basal ice from an Alaskan glacier – Kayani MUR – Microbiome

Patterns of Change in Metabolic Capabilities of Sediment Microbial Communities in River and Lake Ecosystems – Oest A1 – Int J Microbiol

Succession of toxicity and microbiota in hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water in the Denver–Julesburg Basin – Natalie M Hull – Science of The Total Environment

 

PLANT or SOIL MICROBIOME:

Preview – New Biological Insights Into How Deforestation in Amazonia Affects Soil Microbial Communities Using Metagenomics and Metagenome-Assembled Genomes – Marie E. Kroeger – Frontiers in Microbiology

Litter quality drives the differentiation of microbial communities in the litter horizon across an alpine treeline ecotone in the eastern Tibetan Plateau – Haifeng Zheng – Scientific Reports

Preview – Unravelling the composition of the root-associated bacterial microbiota of Phragmites australis and Typha latifolia – Laura Pietrangelo – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

BIOREMEDIATION:

Characterization and Dynamic Shift of Microbial Communities during Start-Up, Overloading and Steady-State in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor – Nsanzumukiza Martin Vincent – Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health

Review – Response of microbial communities to oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: A review – Linda Adzigbli – Afr. J. Microbiol. Res

A two-staged system to generate electricity in microbial fuel cells using methane – Jaewook Myung – Chemical Engineering Journal

The influence of pressure on crude oil biodegradation in shallow and deep Gulf of Mexico sediments – Nguyen UT – PLoS One

Microbial Community Cohesion Mediates Community Turnover in Unperturbed Aquifers – Robert E. Danczak – mSystems

Energy efficiency: Importance of indigenous microorganisms contained in the municipal solid wastes – S.Zahedi – Waste management

Systematic characterization and proposed pathway of tetracycline degradation in solid waste treatment by Hermetia illucens with intestinal microbiota – Minmin Cai – Environmental Pollution

 

NUTRITION or DIET and TREATMENTS:

Functional Effects of the Buckwheat Iminosugar d-Fagomine on Rats with Diet-Induced Prediabetes – Ramos-Romero S – Mol Nutr Food Res

Long-Term Genistein Consumption Modifies Gut Microbiota, Improving Glucose Metabolism, Metabolic Endotoxaemia and Cognitive Function in Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet – López P – Mol Nutr Food Res

Brown rice-specific γ-oryzanol as a promising prophylactic avenue to protect against diabetes mellitus and obesity disease in humans – Masuzaki H – J Diabetes Investig

Intestinal Inflammation in Chilean Infants Fed With Bovine Formula vs. Breast Milk and Its Association With Their Gut Microbiota – Ossa JC – Front Cell Infect Microbiol.

Trigonelline inhibits intestinal microbial metabolism of choline and its associated cardiovascular risk – Anwar S – J Pharm Biomed Anal

Off-target effects of tribendimidine, tribendimidine plus ivermectin, tribendimidine plus oxantel-pamoate, and albendazole plus oxantel-pamoate on the human gut microbiota – Pierre H.H.Schneeberger – International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance

Isoquercetin and inulin synergistically modulate the gut microbiome to prevent development of the metabolic syndrome in mice fed a high fat diet – Si Tan – Scientific Reports

Glycation of fish protein impacts its fermentation metabolites and gut microbiota during in vitro human colonic fermentation – Yuhong Yang – Food Research International

Correlation between microbiota and flavours in fermentation of Chinese Sichuan Paocai – YangshengXiao – Food Research International

Review – Relationship between fatty acids intake and Clostridium coccoides in obese individuals with metabolic syndrome – Giovana Jamar – Food Research International

Review – Microbiota of milk powders and the heat resistance and spoilage potential of aerobic spore-forming bacteria – Faizan A.Sadiq – International Diary Journal

Review – The debate over neurotransmitter interaction in aspartame usage – Arbind Kumar Choudhary – Journal of Clinical Neuroscience

 

METHODS:

Reevaluating approaches to cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations – Schechter MS – Pediatr Pulmonol

Review – Bioresponsive drug delivery systems in intestinal inflammation: State-of-the-art and future perspectives – Niranjan G.Kotla – Advance Drug Delivery Reviews

Rapid analysis of photoautotroph microbial communities in soils by flow cytometric barcoding and fingerprinting – László Menyhárt – Applied Soil Ecology

Degradation studies of modified inulin as potential encapsulation material for colon targeting and release of mesalamine – MichaelWalz – Carbohydrate Polymers

Review – Advances in drug-induced cholestasis: Clinical perspectives, potential mechanisms and in vitro systems – M. LeonorFernández-Murga – Food and Chemical Toxicology

 

ANIMAL and BIRD MICROBIOME:

Characteristics of microbial communities and intestinal pathogenic bacteria for migrated Larus ridibundus in southwest China – Liao F – Microbiology Open

Gut microbiota correlates with fiber and apparent nutrients digestion in goose – Guojun Liu – Poultry Science

Feeding sows resistant starch during gestation and lactation impacts their faecal microbiota and milk composition but shows limited effects on their progeny – Julie Leblois – PLoS One

Analysis of temporal fecal microbiota dynamics in weaner pigs with and without exposure to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli – J. Pollock – Journal of Animal Science

 

ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS:

Aryl hydrocarbon receptor/IL-22/Stat3 signaling pathway is involved in the modulation of intestinal mucosa antimicrobial molecules by commensal microbiota in mice – Wang J – Innate Immun.

Oral infection of mice with Fusobacterium nucleatum results in macrophage recruitment to the dental pulp and bone resorption – Larry Johnson – Biomedical Journal

Preview – Fecal Microbiota Transplantation is Associated with Reduced Morbidity and Mortality in Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease – Megan C. Niederwerder – Frontiers in Microbiology

Oral treatment with Lactobacillus rhamnosus 64 during the early postnatal period improves the health of adult rats with TNBS-induced colitis – Stanislava Stanojević – Journal of Functional Foods

Antibiotic-induced dysbiosis effects on the murine gastrointestinal tract and their systemic repercussions – Caio PupinRosa – Life Sciences

 

MICROBIOLOGY:

N-Acetyl-glucosamine influences the biofilm formation of Escherichia coli – Sicard JF – Gut Pathog

Benzoyl Peroxide Inhibits Quorum Sensing and Biofilm Formation by Gardnerella vaginalis 14018 – Ammar Algburi – Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

PRE/PRO – BIOTICS:

Review : Benefaction of probiotics for human health: A review – George Kerry R – J Food Drug Anal

Review – Role of prebiotics in regulation of microbiota and prevention of obesity – Grethel T.Choque Delgado – Food Research International

Effects of the Administration of Probiotics on Fecal Microbiota Diversity and Composition in Healthy Individuals – Choong-Kyun Noh – J Neurogastroenterol Motil

 

METABOLOMICS:

Microbiome-related metabolite changes in gut tissue, cecum content and feces of rats treated with antibiotics – C.Behr – Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology

 

MULTI-OMICS PICKS:

Multiomics Modeling of the Immunome, Transcriptome, Microbiome, Proteome, and Metabolome Adaptations During Human Pregnancy – Mohammad Sajjad Ghaemi – Bioinformatics

July 6, 2018

Today’s digest includes the spleen microbiome of wild mammals, the microbial phylogenetic diversity of natural clay, and the effects of non-nutritive sweeteners on the mouse gut microbiome. It also includes Nature’s picks for June’s best science images.

Pregnancy and early life

Maternal diet during pregnancy is related with the infant stool microbiome in a delivery mode-dependent manner – Sara N. Lundgren – Microbiome

Human skin microbiome

Skin commensal bacteria S. epidermidis promote survival of melanocytes bearing UVB‐induced DNA damage, while bacteria P. acnes inhibit survival of melanocytes by increasing apoptosis – Zhenping Wang – Photodermatology, Photoimmunology, and Photomedicine

Human gut microbiome

Review: Gut microbiota‐immune‐brain interactions in chemotherapy‐associated behavioral comorbidities – Kelley R. Jordan – Cancer

Involvement of T helper 17 cells in inflammatory arthritis depends on the host intestinal microbiota – Heather Evans‐Marin – Arthritis and Rheumatology

Analysis of the Gut Microbiome of Rural and Urban Healthy Indians Living in Sea Level and High Altitude Areas – Bhabatosh Das – Scientific Reports

Animal experiments

Non-nutritive sweeteners possess a bacteriostatic effect and alter gut microbiota in mice – Qiao-Ping Wang – PLoS One

Effects of naturally-produced lovastatin on feed digestibility, rumen fermentation, microbiota and methane emissions in goats over a 12-week treatment period – Su Chui Len Candyrine – PLoS One

Perinatal short-chain fructooligosaccharides program intestinal microbiota and improve enteroinsular axis function and inflammatory status in high-fat diet-fed adult pigs – Cindy Le Bourgot – FASEB

Bifidobacterium bifidum TMC3115 Can Characteristically Influence Glucose and Lipid Profile and Intestinal Microbiota in the Middle-Aged and Elderly – Ke Wang – Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins

Isoquercetin and inulin synergistically modulate the gut microbiome to prevent development of the metabolic syndrome in mice fed a high fat diet – Si Tan – Scientific Reports

Animal microbiome

The spleen microbiota of small wild mammals reveals distinct patterns with tick-borne bacteria – Yan Ge – PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Drosophila melanogaster establishes a species-specific mutualistic interaction with stable gut-colonizing bacteria – Inês S. Pais – PLoS Biology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Phylogenetic diversity and metabolic potential of microbiome of natural healing clay from Chamliyal (J&K) – Sakshi Sharma – Archives of Microbiology

Bioinformatics

Taxonomic and Functional Compositions Impacted by the Quality of Metatranscriptomic Assemblies – Maggie C. Y. Lau – Frontiers in Microbiology

Techniques

Development of outbred CD1 mouse colonies with distinct standardized gut microbiota profiles for use in complex microbiota targeted studies – Marcia L. Hart – Scientific Reports

Non-microbiology picks

Astronauts, atmospheres and axolotls — June’s best science images – Nature