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December 3, 2016, part 2

Recognition of extremophilic archaeal viruses by eukaryotic cells, special issue about the holobiont concept, sleep deprivation, respiratory viruses in infants. So many new papers that I had to spend another couple of hours on the digest today! 822 more words

Human Gut

November 30, 2016

Microbiota-mitochondria crosstalk in Crohn’s Disease, is there a brain microbiome, Akkermansia proteins, Koala retroviruses, New York City park soil microbiomes, gift-giving insects, mud volcanos, 2.5 billion-year-old microbial fossils. 999 more words

Human Gut

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! My inbox was full of exciting new papers, so here is a digest before I start cooking.

Microbiota and epigenetics, predatory bacteria to control infection, bacteria control water levels in leaves, microbial volatile compounds affect plant growth, the invertebrate virome, and natural products as mediators of disease. 519 more words

Human Gut

November 23, 2016

Why You Should Probably Be Glad You’re Not a Brown Bear or an Edible Dormouse – Julie Taylor – uBiome blog

“Thankfully, when you have your own microbiome analyzed by uBiome, you’ll be relieved to know that we won’t be sending round a guy in a helicopter with a tranquilizer gun. 502 more words

Human Gut

November 21, 2016

Why is the human vaginal microbiome unique, multiple sclerosis, fiber-deprived gut microbes eating mucus, vertical structure of the phyllospere, cave microbiome, resistome.

Pregnancy and early life… 678 more words

Human Gut

Extreme homes: microbe edition

Microbes are some of the most adaptable organisms on Earth. They can be found almost anywhere, including extreme environments like hydrothermal vents, glaciers, acidic mine water, and even the Dead Sea! 353 more words