November 28, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

Vaginal microbiome-host interactions modeled in a human vagina-on-a-chip – Gautam Mahajan – Microbiome

Colonocyte-derived lactate promotes E. coli fitness in the context of inflammation-associated gut microbiota dysbiosis – Savannah J Taylor – Microbiome

Review: The immunomodulatory roles of the gut microbiome in autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system: Multiple sclerosis as a model – Kristina Hoffman – Journal of Autoimmunity

Review: The role of NOD2 in intestinal immune response and microbiota modulation: A therapeutic target in inflammatory bowel disease – Ziyue Liu – International Immunopharmacology

Review: Strategizing the human microbiome for small molecules: approaches and perspectives – Aehtesham Hussain – Drug Discovery Today

Animal Microbiome

Timing matters: age-dependent impacts of the social environment and host selection on the avian gut microbiota – Öncü Maraci – Microbiome

Honeybees affect floral microbiome composition in a central food source for wild pollinators in boreal ecosystems – Elsi Hietaranta – Oecologia

A longitudinal census of the bacterial community in raw milk correlated with Staphylococcus aureus clinical mastitis infections in dairy cattle – Soyoun Park – Animal Microbiome

Hypomagnetic Field Exposure Affecting Gut Microbiota, Reactive Oxygen Species Levels, and Colonic Cell Proliferation in Mice – Aisheng Zhan – Bioelectromagnetics

Environmental Microbiome

Metagenomic insights into feasibility of agricultural wastes on optimizing water quality and natural bait by regulating microbial loop – Lingling Wan – Environmental Research

November 26, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

Essay: Autobiography of a gut bacterium – Florian Schmidt – Science

Untargeted Fecal Metabolomic Analyses across an Industrialization Gradient Reveal Shared Metabolites and Impact of Industrialization on Fecal Microbiome-Metabolome Interactions – Jacob J Haffner – mSystems

Diet standardization reduces intra-individual microbiome variation – Clara Delaroque – Gut Microbes

Investigation of the gut microbiome, bile acid composition and host immunoinflammatory response in a model of azoxymethane-induced colon cancer at discrete timepoints – J M Keane – British Journal of Cancer

A comparative study to determine the association of gut microbiome with schizophrenia in Zhejiang, China – Fuyang Yan – BMC Psychiatry

Review: Gut Microbiome Analysis for Personalized Nutrition: The State of Science – Marie-Christine Simon – Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Review: The nonindustrialised microbiome in a modern world – Fergus Shanahan – Clinical Science

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

A gut microbial metabolite of dietary polyphenols reverses obesity-driven hepatic steatosis – Lucas J Osborn – PNAS

Akkermansia muciniphila ameliorates depressive disorders in a murine alcohol-LPS (mALPS) model – Dingming Guo – Food & Function

Animal Microbiome

The Kitty Microbiome Project: Defining the Healthy Fecal Core Microbiome in Pet Domestic Cats – Holly H Ganz – Veterinary Sciences

Bioinformatics and Microbiome Analysis

Bioinformatic Approaches for Describing the Oral Microbiota – Kristi Biswas – Methods in Molecular Biology

Predicting butyrate- and propionate-forming bacteria of gut microbiota from sequencing data – Berenike Kircher – Gut Microbes

Review: Machine learning for data integration in human gut microbiome – Peishun Li – Microbial Cell Factories

More Microbes 

Impact of innovative nanoadditives on biodigesters microbiome – Fatma Y Hassaneen – Microbial Biotechnology

Microbiome analysis in Lascaux Cave in relation to black stain alterations of rock surfaces and collembola – Lise Alonso – Environmental Microbiology Reports

November 21, 2022

Highlights!

The cancer chemotherapeutic 5-fluorouracil is a potent Fusobacterium nucleatum inhibitor and its activity is modified by intratumoral microbiota – Kaitlyn D LaCourse – Cell Reports

Enterococci enhance Clostridioides difficile pathogenesis – Alexander B Smith – Nature

Host biology, ecology and the environment influence microbial biomass and diversity in 101 marine fish species – Jeremiah J Minich – Nature Communications

Genomic ancestry, diet and microbiomes of Upper Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers from San Teodoro cave – Gabriele Scorrano – Communications Biology

Human and General Microbiome

Gut microbiota analysis for prediction of clinical relapse in Crohn’s disease – Sylvie Buffet-Bataillon – Scientific Reports

Implications of oral streptococcal bacteriophages in autism spectrum disorder – Zhan Tong – NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes

Reproducible changes in the anorexia nervosa gut microbiota following inpatient therapy remain distinct from non-eating disorder controls – Farnaz Fouladi – Gut Microbes

Nasal microbiome disruption and recovery after mupirocin treatment in Staphylococcus aureus carriers and noncarriers – Valérie O Baede – Scientific Reports

BlpC-mediated selfish program leads to rapid loss of Streptococcus pneumoniae clonal diversity during infection – Surya D Aggarwal – Cell host & Microbe

Treasures from trash in cancer research – Fabiano Cordeiro Moreira – Oncotarget

Human Gut Metagenomes Encode Diverse GH156 Sialidases – Evan Mann – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Species-Specific Patterns of Gut Metabolic Modules in Dutch Individuals with Different Dietary Habits – Sudarshan A Shetty – mSphere

Effect of the intratumoral microbiota on spatial and cellular heterogeneity in cancer – Jorge Luis Galeano Niño – Nature

Broad-spectrum antibiotics associated gut microbiome disturbance impairs T cell immunity and promotes lung cancer metastasis: a retrospective study – Ke Xu – BMC Cancer

Diet-induced modifications to human microbiome reshape colonic homeostasis in irritable bowel syndrome – Hadar Bootz-Maoz – Cell Reports

Review: The dynamic lung microbiome in health and disease – Jake G Natalini – Nature Reviews. Microbiology

Non-model Animal Microbiome 

Modulation of gut microbiota, blood metabolites, and disease resistance by dietary β-glucan in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) – Simon Menanteau-Ledouble – Animal Microbiome

Living in honey: bacterial and fungal communities in honey of sympatric populations of Apis mellifera and the stingless bee Melipona beecheii, in Yucatan, Mexico – Diana Fátima Jacinto-Castillo – Archives of Microbiology

Plant Microbiome

Review: The involvement of organic acids in soil fertility, plant health and environment sustainability – Satyavir S Sindhu – Archives of Microbiology

Bioinformatics and Microbiome Analysis

Investigating the impact of database choice on the accuracy of metagenomic read classification for the rumen microbiome – Rebecca H Smith – Animal Microbiome

dbCAN-seq update: CAZyme gene clusters and substrates in microbiomes – Jinfang Zheng – Nucleic Acids Research

Gene co-expression network analysis of the human gut commensal bacterium Faecalibacterium prausnitzii in R-Shiny – Sandrine Auger – PloS One

November 14, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

Genetic regulation of serum IgA levels and susceptibility to common immune, infectious, kidney, and cardio-metabolic traits – Lili Liu – Nature Communications

Kidney microbiota dysbiosis contributes to the development of hypertension – Xin-Yu Liu – Gut Microbes

Gut mycobiota dysbiosis in drug-naïve, first-episode schizophrenia – Xiuxia Yuan – Schizophrenia Research

Transcriptomic analysis reveals an association of FCGBP with Parkinson’s disease – Pilar Gómez-Garre – NPJ Parkinson’s Disease

Integration of stool microbiota, proteome and amino acid profiles to discriminate patients with adenomas and colorectal cancer – Sofie Bosch – Gut Microbes

Human gut homeostasis and regeneration: the role of the gut microbiota and its metabolites – Claudia Marcela Arenas-Gómez – Critical Reviews in Microbiology

Colibactin possessing E. coli isolates in association with colorectal cancer and their genetic diversity among Pakistani population – Habiba Tariq – PloS one

Intestinal toxicity to CTLA-4 blockade driven by IL-6 and myeloid infiltration – Yifan Zhou – The Journal of Experimental Medicine

Genome-microbiome interplay provides insight into the determinants of the human blood metabolome – Christian Diener – Nature Metabolism

Vaginal microbiota in women with spontaneous preterm labor versus those with term labor in Kenya: a case control study – Edgar Gulavi – BMC Microbiology

Characteristics of oral microbiome of healthcare workers in different clinical scenarios: a cross-sectional analysis – Zhixia Zhang – BMC Oral Health

Multi-kingdom gut microbiota analyses define COVID-19 severity and post-acute COVID-19 syndrome – Qin Liu – Nature Communications

Characterization of antibiotic-resistance traits in Akkermansia muciniphila strains of human origin – Rossella Filardi – Scientific Reports

Food Microbiome

Causality Verification for the Correlation between the Presence of Nonstarter Bacteria and Flavor Characteristics in Soft-Type Ripened Cheeses – Ryosuke Unno – Microbiology Spectrum

Animal Microbiome

Microbiota of healthy and bleached corals of the species Siderastrea stellata in response to river influx and seasonality in Brazilian northeast – Gustavo Vasconcelos Bastos Paulino – Environmental Science and Pollution Research International

Environmental Microbiome

Exploring structure, microbiota, and metagenome functions of epigean and hypogean black deposits by microscopic, molecular and bioinformatic approaches – Beatrice Farda – Scientific Reports

Plant Microbiome

High throughput method of 16S rRNA gene sequencing library preparation for plant root microbial community profiling – Kie Kumaishi – Scientific Reports

Sugarcane cultivation practices modulate rhizosphere microbial community composition and structure – Ana Paula Corrêa Moneda – Scientific Reports

Effects of Two Bacillus velezensis Microbial Inoculants on the Growth and Rhizosphere Soil Environment of Prunus davidiana – Huimin Shi – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Review: Climate change and plant pathogens – Muhammad M Raza – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Bioinformatics and Microbiome Analysis

Faecal microbiome-based machine learning for multi-class disease diagnosis – Qi Su – Nature Communications

Wochenende – modular and flexible alignment-based shotgun metagenome analysis – Ilona Rosenboom – BMC Genomics

De novo identification of microbial contaminants in low microbial biomass microbiomes with Squeegee – Yunxi Liu – Nature Communications

November 7, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

Immunomodulatory fecal metabolites are associated with mortality in COVID-19 patients with respiratory failure – Matthew R Stutz – Nature Communications

Taxonomic Abundance in Primary and Secondary Root Canal Infections – Ronald Ordinola-Zapata – International Endodontic Journal

Review: The intestinal barrier in disorders of the central nervous system – Carolina Pellegrini – The Lancet. Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Review: Resistance is futile? Mucosal immune mechanisms in the context of microbial ecology and evolution – Emma Slack – Mucosal Immunology

Correspondence: A critical analysis of eating disorders and the gut microbiome – Sydney M Terry – Journal of Eating Disorders

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Bifidobacterial carbohydrate/nucleoside metabolism enhances oxidative phosphorylation in white adipose tissue to protect against diet-induced obesity – Gihyeon Kim – Microbiome

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG supernatant promotes intestinal mucin production through regulating 5-HT4R and gut microbiota – Yu Gu – Food & Function

Animal Model Microbiome

Genetic and environmental circadian disruption induce weight gain through changes in the gut microbiome – Baraa Altaha – Molecular Metabolism

Strains producing different short-chain fatty acids alleviate DSS-induced ulcerative colitis by regulating intestinal microecology – Shuo Yang – Food & Function

Non-Model Animal Microbiome

Microbiome assembly and maintenance across the lifespan of bumble bee workers – Tobin J Hammer – Molecular Ecology

The gut microbiome reflects ancestry despite dietary shifts across a hybrid zone – Danny P Nielsen – Ecology Letters

Characterization of the core gut microbiota of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): indication of a putative novel Cetobacterium species and analysis of its potential function on nutrition – Ziyue Zhang – Archives of Microbiology

Forensic Microbiome

Sampling from four geographically divergent young female populations demonstrates forensic geolocation potential in microbiomes – Thomas Clarke – Scientific Reports

Plant Microbiome

Insights into the potential for mutualistic and harmful host-microbe interactions affecting brown alga freshwater acclimation – Hetty KleinJan – Molecular Ecology

Built Environment Microbiome

Review: Microplastics in urban waters and its effects on microbial communities: a critical review – Saber Entezari – Environmental Science and Pollution Research International

Microbiome Analysis and Techniques

Assessing the Dark Field of Metaproteome – Haonan Duan – Analytical Chemistry

October 24, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

The Association Between Microplastics and Microbiota in Placentas and Meconium: The First Evidence in Humans – Shaojie Liu – Environmental Science & Technology

The salivary microbiome shows a high prevalence of core bacterial members yet variability across human populations – Xinwei Ruan – NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes

Role of mucus-bacteria interactions in Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) H10407 virulence and interplay with human microbiome – Thomas Sauvaitre – NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes

Commensal oral microbiota impacts ulcerative oral mucositis clinical course in allogeneic stem cell transplant recipients – Julia S Bruno – Scientific Reports

Review: Gut microbiota in COVID-19: key microbial changes, potential mechanisms and clinical applications – Raphaela I Lau – Nature Reviews. Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Review: The microbiota and aging microenvironment in pancreatic cancer: Cell origin and fate – Zhou Chen – Biochimica et Biophysica Acta

Review: New perspectives into the vaginal microbiome with systems biology – Christina Y Lee – Trends in Microbiology

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Oral supplementation with selected Lactobacillus acidophilus triggers IL-17-dependent innate defense response, activation of innate lymphoid cells type 3 and improves colitis – Jiří Hrdý – Scientific Reports

Animal Model Microbiome

The Benefits of Switching to a Healthy Diet on Metabolic, Cognitive and Gut Microbiome Parameters are Preserved in Adult Rat Offspring of Mothers Fed a High-Fat, High-Sugar Diet – Michael D Kendig – Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Jatrorrhizine alleviates ulcerative colitis via regulating gut microbiota and NOS2 expression – Jia Ling Zhang – Gut Pathogens

Non-Model Animal Microbiome

Identification of 146 Metagenome-assembled Genomes from the Rumen Microbiome of Cattle in Japan – Yoshiaki Sato – Microbes and Environments

Fidelity varies in the symbiosis between a gutless marine worm and its microbial consortium – Yui Sato – Microbiome

Effects of heat stress on 16S rDNA, metagenome and metabolome in Holstein cows at different growth stages – Lei Feng – Scientific data

Screening Salamanders for Symbionts – Elli Vickers – Methods in Molecular Biology

Gut microbiota differs between two cold-climate lizards distributed in thermally different regions – Jun-Qiong Chen – BMC Ecology and Evolution

Microbial community in resistant and susceptible Churra sheep infected by Teladorsagia circumcincta – Verónica Castilla Gómez de Agüero – Scientific Reports

Genome Evolution of a Symbiont Population for Pathogen Defence in Honeybees – Karl Dyrhage – Genome Biology and Evolution

Plant Microbiome

Diverse MarR bacterial regulators of auxin catabolism in the plant microbiome – Jonathan M Conway – Nature Microbiology

Phytohormones producing rhizobacteria alleviate heavy metals stress in soybean through multilayered response –  Husna – Microbiological Research

Review: Linking plant functional genes to rhizosphere microbes: a review – Qi Liu – Plant Biotechnology Journal

Bioinformatics and Microbiome Analysis Techniques 

Resampling-based inferences for compositional regression with application to beef cattle microbiomes – Sujin Lee – Statistical Methods in Medical Research

Review: Methods used for the study of endophytic fungi: a review on methodologies and challenges, and associated tips – Jefferson Brendon Almeida Dos Reis – Archives of Microbiology

October 17, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

Comparison of microbial signatures between paired faecal and rectal biopsy samples from healthy volunteers using next-generation sequencing and culturomics – Indrani Mukhopadhya – Microbiome

Depression and fatigue in active IBD from a microbiome perspective-a Bayesian approach to faecal metagenomics – Anne Kerstin Thomann – BMC Medicine

Dynamics of human milk oligosaccharides in early lactation and relation with growth and appetitive traits of Filipino breastfed infants – Tinu M Samuel – Scientific Reports

The gut microbiome-metabolome dataset collection: a curated resource for integrative meta-analysis – Efrat Muller – NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes

Review: Strains to go: interactions of the skin microbiome beyond its species – Ryan Caldwell – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Gut bacterial extracellular vesicles: important players in regulating intestinal microenvironment – Xiao Liang – Gut Microbes

Brief overview of dietary intake, some types of gut microbiota, metabolic markers and research opportunities in sample of Egyptian women – Nayera E Hassan – Scientific Reports

Profile of gut microbiota and serum metabolites associated with metabolic syndrome in a remote island most afflicted by obesity in Japan – Tsugumi Uema – Scientific Reports

The intestinal clock drives the microbiome to maintain gastrointestinal homeostasis – Marjolein Heddes – Nature Communications

Identification of bacterial lipopeptides as key players in IBS – Camille Petitfils – Gut

Gut-innervating nociceptors regulate the intestinal microbiota to promote tissue protection – Wen Zhang – Cell

BefA, a microbiota-secreted membrane disrupter, disseminates to the pancreas and increases β cell mass – Jennifer Hampton Hill – Cell Metabolism

Alterations in the nasopharyngeal microbiome associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection status and disease severity – Nick P G Gauthier – PloS one

preprint: Ultra-deep Sequencing of Hadza Hunter-Gatherers Recovers Vanishing Gut Microbes – Bryan D Merrill – bioRxiv

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Long-term use of Lacticaseibacillus paracasei N1115 from early life alleviates high-fat-diet-induced obesity and dysmetabolism in mice – Z H Miao – Beneficial Microbes

Animal Model Microbiome

Trimethylamine, a gut bacteria metabolite and air pollutant, increases blood pressure and markers of kidney damage including proteinuria and KIM-1 in rats – Klaudia M Maksymiuk – Journal of Translational Medicine

Animal Microbiome

Molecular detection of Coxiella-like endosymbionts and absence of Coxiella burnetii in Amblyomma mixtum from Veracruz, Mexico – Estefanía Grostieta – Experimental & Applied Acarology

Environmental Microbiome

An enriched ammonia-oxidizing microbiota enables high removal efficiency of ammonia in antibiotic production wastewater – Jiamin Chen – Chemosphere

August 22, 2022

Highlights!!

Personalized microbiome-driven effects of non-nutritive sweeteners on human glucose tolerance – Jotham Suez – Cell a randomized-controlled trial (120 healthy adults) observed the effects of saccharin, sucralose, aspartame, and stevia on the human microbiome showed person-specific, microbiome-dependent glycemic alterations. Saccharin and sucralose significantly impaired glycemic responses.

A comprehensive evaluation of microbial differential abundance analysis methods: current status and potential solutions – Lu Yang – Microbiome → assessment of several differential abundance analysis (DAA) tools, using real data-based simulations, suggests that “none of the evaluated methods is simultaneously robust, powerful, and flexible, which makes the selection of the best DAA tool difficult”. These findings suggest that the application of a DAA method depends of data context.  

Systematic Review: Probiotics and Synbiotics Supplementation Improve Glycemic Control Parameters in Subjects with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A GRADE-assessed systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression of randomized clinical trials – Kaveh Naseri – Pharmacological Research → “Our findings suggest that probiotic and synbiotic intake has favorable effects on glycemic profile in patients with prediabetes and T2DM.”

Human and General Microbiome

The diversity and abundance of gut microbiota are associated with the pain sensation threshold in the Japanese population – Yuki Takeuchi – Neurobiology of Disease

Oral microbiota associated with gingiva of healthy, gingivitis and periodontitis cases – Nemmat A Hussein – Microbial Pathogenesis

Effects of extracellular vesicles derived from oral bacteria on osteoclast differentiation and activation – Hyun Young Kim – Scientific Reports

Porphyromonas gingivalis is a risk factor for the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease via ferroptosis – Chao Yao – Microbes and Infection

Review: The Role of a Gut Microbial-Derived Metabolite, Trimethylamine N-Oxide (TMAO), in Neurological Disorders – Sankar Simla Praveenraj – Molecular Neurobiology

Review: The association between early-life gut microbiota and childhood respiratory diseases: a systematic review – Cristina Garcia-Maurino Alcazar – The Lancet. Microbe

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Effect of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis SF on enhancing the tumor suppression of irinotecan by regulating the intestinal flora – Zhongyue Ren – Pharmacological Research

Effect of probiotic supplementation on plasma metabolite profile after Roux-Y gastric bypass: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial – Marília Rizzon Zaparolli Ramos – International Journal of Obesity 

Faecalibaculum rodentium remodels retinoic acid signaling to govern eosinophil-dependent intestinal epithelial homeostasis – Y Grace Cao – Cell Host & Microbe

Human milk nutrient fortifiers alter the developing gastrointestinal microbiota of very-low-birth-weight infants – Michelle R Asbury – Cell Host & Microbe

More Microbes

Diversity of ethanolamine utilization by human commensal Escherichia coli – Maria Ines Moreira de Gouveia – Research in Microbiology

Review: Archaea from the gut microbiota of humans: Could be linked to chronic diseases? – Denise Mafra – Anaerobe

Animal Microbiome

Genomic insights into the phylogeny and biomass-degrading enzymes of rumen ciliates – Zongjun Li – The ISME Journal

Environmental Microbiome

Microbiota and mobile genetic elements influence antibiotic resistance genes in dust from dense urban public places – Tianshu Feng – Environmental Pollution 

Review: Synergy between microalgae and microbiome in polluted waters – Noreen Ashraf – Trends in Microbiology

Bioinformatic Tools and Microbiome Analysis Techniques

Review: Molecular tools for probing the microbiome – Marcelo Der Torossian Torres – Current Opinion in Structural Biology

August 20, 2022

Have a nice weekend! Today, in this brief Digest: Lung microbiota and PM exposure, Akkermansia genomic variability, sulfonation, microbiome and cholesterol, and a new role for Blautia wexlerae.

Human and General Microbiome

The Lung Microbiota Affects Pulmonary Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Induced by PM(2.5) Exposure – Simin Wang – Environmental Science & Technology

A thousand metagenome-assembled genomes of Akkermansia reveal phylogroups and geographical and functional variations in the human gut – Qing-Bo Lv – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

Intestinal TLR4 deletion exacerbates acute pancreatitis through gut microbiota dysbiosis and Paneth cells deficiency – Mei Qi-Xiang – Gut Microbes

A biosynthetic pathway for the selective sulfonation of steroidal metabolites by human gut bacteria – Lina Yao – Nature Microbiology

Review: Altered gut microbiota patterns in COVID-19: Markers for inflammation and disease severity – Chiranjib Chakraborty – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Animal Model Microbiome and Experiments

Characterization of interactions of dietary cholesterol with the murine and human gut microbiome – Henry H Le – Nature Microbiology

Gut-derived bacterial flagellin induces beta-cell inflammation and dysfunction – Torsten P M Scheithauer – Gut Microbes

Rapid evolution of a novel protective symbiont into keystone taxon in Caenorhabditis elegans microbiota – Alejandra Wu-Chuang – Scientific Reports

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Oral administration of Blautia wexlerae ameliorates obesity and type 2 diabetes via metabolic remodeling of the gut microbiota – Koji Hosomi – Nature Communications

Fecal microbiota transplantation can improve cognition in patients with cognitive decline and Clostridioides difficile infection – Soo-Hyun Park – Aging

August 16, 2022

Human and General Microbiome

Crohn’s disease in endoscopic remission, obesity, and cases of high genetic risk demonstrates overlapping shifts in the colonic mucosal-luminal interface microbiome – Jonathan P Jacobs – Genome Medicine

Preservation of fecal microbiome is associated with reduced severity of Graft-versus-Host Disease – Marina Burgos da Silva – Blood

Cobamide Sharing Is Predicted in the Human Skin Microbiome – Mary Hannah Swaney – mSystems

Postnatal exposure to ambient air pollutants is associated with the composition of the infant gut microbiota at 6-months of age – Maximilian J Bailey – Gut Microbes

Shotgun metagenomic sequencing reveals skin microbial variability from different facial sites – Qingzhen Wei – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Recent insights into the role of microbiome in the pathogenesis of obesity – Eduard W J van der Vossen – Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology

Model Animal Microbiome

Impact of habitual chewing on gut motility via microbiota transition – Fukie Yaoita – Scientific Reports

Resources to Facilitate Use of the Altered Schaedler Flora (ASF) Mouse Model to Study Microbiome Function – Alexandra Proctor – mSystems

Non-model Animal Microbiome

The microbiome of a bacterivorous marine choanoflagellate contains a resource-demanding obligate bacterial associate – David M Needham – Nature Microbiology

Characterization of presence and activity of microRNAs in the rumen of cattle hints at possible host-microbiota cross-talk mechanism – Sara Ricci – Scientific Reports

Full-length 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing reveals the variation of epibiotic microbiota associated with two shrimp species of Alvinocarididae: possibly co-determined by environmental heterogeneity and specific recognition of hosts – Min Hui – PeerJ

Systematic profiling of the chicken gut microbiome reveals dietary supplementation with antibiotics alters expression of multiple microbial pathways with minimal impact on community structure – Angela Zou – Microbiome

Environmental Microbiome

Analysis of the anaerobic digestion metagenome under environmental stresses stimulating prophage induction – Alessandro Rossi – Microbiome

Food Microbiome

Microbiome and Metabiotic Properties of Kefir Grains and Kefirs Based on Them –  Ding Fan – Microbiology

Profiling the role of microorganisms in quality improvement of the aged flue-cured tobacco – Xinying Wu – BMC Microbiology