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  1. Content type: Research

    The relative importance of stochasticity versus determinism in soil bacterial communities is unclear, as are the possible influences that alter the balance between these. Here, we investigated the influence of...

    Authors: Yu Shi, Yuntao Li, Xingjia Xiang, Ruibo Sun, Teng Yang, Dan He, Kaoping Zhang, Yingying Ni, Yong-Guan Zhu, Jonathan M. Adams and Haiyan Chu

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:27

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    Numerous studies have thus far characterized the temporal dynamics of the skin microbiota of healthy individuals. However, there is no information regarding the dynamics of different microbial association netw...

    Authors: Marcus H. Y. Leung, Xinzhao Tong, David Wilkins, Hedwig H. L. Cheung and Patrick K. H. Lee

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:26

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    Floor dust is commonly used for microbial determinations in epidemiological studies to estimate early-life indoor microbial exposures. Resuspension of floor dust and its impact on infant microbial exposure is,...

    Authors: Heidi K. Hyytiäinen, Balamuralikrishna Jayaprakash, Pirkka V. Kirjavainen, Sampo E. Saari, Rauno Holopainen, Jorma Keskinen, Kaarle Hämeri, Anne Hyvärinen, Brandon E. Boor and Martin Täubel

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:25

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    Growing concerns about increasing rates of antibiotic resistance call for expanded and comprehensive global monitoring. Advancing methods for monitoring of environmental media (e.g., wastewater, agricultural w...

    Authors: Gustavo Arango-Argoty, Emily Garner, Amy Pruden, Lenwood S. Heath, Peter Vikesland and Liqing Zhang

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:23

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    Establishing reliable methods for assessing the microbiome within the built environment is critical for understanding the impact of biological exposures on human health. High-throughput DNA sequencing of dust ...

    Authors: Juan P. Maestre, Wiley Jennings, Dennis Wylie, Sharon D. Horner, Jeffrey Siegel and Kerry A. Kinney

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:22

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    The skin harbors complex communities of resident microorganisms, yet little is known of their physiological roles and the molecular mechanisms that mediate cutaneous host-microbe interactions. Here, we profile...

    Authors: Jacquelyn S. Meisel, Georgia Sfyroera, Casey Bartow-McKenney, Ciara Gimblet, Julia Bugayev, Joseph Horwinski, Brian Kim, Jonathan R. Brestoff, Amanda S. Tyldsley, Qi Zheng, Brendan P. Hodkinson, David Artis and Elizabeth A. Grice

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:20

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  7. Content type: Research

    The microbial endosymbionts of two species of vestimentiferan tubeworms (Escarpia sp. and Lamellibrachia sp.2) collected from an area of low-temperature hydrothermal diffuse vent flow at the Mid-Cayman Rise (MCR)...

    Authors: Julie Reveillaud, Rika Anderson, Sintra Reves-Sohn, Colleen Cavanaugh and Julie A. Huber

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:19

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  8. Content type: Research

    High-throughput amplicon sequencing spanning conserved portions of microbial genomes (16s rRNA and ITS) was used in the present study to describe the endophytic microbiota associated with three apple varieties...

    Authors: Jia Liu, Ahmed Abdelfattah, John Norelli, Erik Burchard, Leonardo Schena, Samir Droby and Michael Wisniewski

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:18

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  9. Content type: Methodology

    Most of our knowledge about the remarkable microbial diversity on Earth comes from sequencing the 16S rRNA gene. The use of next-generation sequencing methods has increased sample number and sequencing depth, ...

    Authors: Garold Fuks, Michael Elgart, Amnon Amir, Amit Zeisel, Peter J. Turnbaugh, Yoav Soen and Noam Shental

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:17

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  10. Content type: Research

    Bacterial communities are essential to the biogeochemical cycle in riverine ecosystems. However, little is presently known about the integrated biogeography of planktonic and sedimentary bacterial communities ...

    Authors: Tang Liu, An Ni Zhang, Jiawen Wang, Shufeng Liu, Xiaotao Jiang, Chenyuan Dang, Tao Ma, Sitong Liu, Qian Chen, Shuguang Xie, Tong Zhang and Jinren Ni

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:16

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    Harnessing beneficial microbes presents a promising strategy to optimize plant growth and agricultural sustainability. Little is known to which extent and how specifically soil and plant microbiomes can be man...

    Authors: Kyle Hartman, Marcel G. A. van der Heijden, Raphaël A. Wittwer, Samiran Banerjee, Jean-Claude Walser and Klaus Schlaeppi

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:14

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Microbiome 2018 6:74

  12. Content type: Research

    No microbe exists in isolation, and few live in environments with only members of their own kingdom or domain. As microbiome studies become increasingly more interested in the interactions between microbes tha...

    Authors: Laura Tipton, Christian L. Müller, Zachary D. Kurtz, Laurence Huang, Eric Kleerup, Alison Morris, Richard Bonneau and Elodie Ghedin

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:12

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  13. Content type: Methodology

    Antimicrobial resistance is a major global health challenge. Metagenomics allows analyzing the presence and dynamics of “resistomes” (the ensemble of genes encoding antimicrobial resistance in a given microbio...

    Authors: Val F. Lanza, Fernando Baquero, José Luís Martínez, Ricardo Ramos-Ruíz, Bruno González-Zorn, Antoine Andremont, Antonio Sánchez-Valenzuela, Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich, Sean Kennedy, Etienne Ruppé, Willem van Schaik, Rob J. Willems, Fernando de la Cruz and Teresa M. Coque

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:11

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    Crohn’s disease (CD) has an unclear etiology, but there is growing evidence of a direct link with a dysbiotic microbiome. Many gut microbes have previously been associated with CD, but these have mainly been c...

    Authors: Gavin M. Douglas, Richard Hansen, Casey M. A. Jones, Katherine A. Dunn, André M. Comeau, Joseph P. Bielawski, Rachel Tayler, Emad M. El-Omar, Richard K. Russell, Georgina L. Hold, Morgan G. I. Langille and Johan Van Limbergen

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:13

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  15. Content type: Research

    While almost all infants are infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) before the age of 2 years, only a small percentage develops severe disease. Previous studies suggest that the nasopharyngeal microbi...

    Authors: Thomas H. A. Ederveen, Gerben Ferwerda, Inge M. Ahout, Marloes Vissers, Ronald de Groot, Jos Boekhorst, Harro M. Timmerman, Martijn A. Huynen, Sacha A. F. T. van Hijum and Marien I. de Jonge

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:10

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    Microbiota integrity is essential for a growing number of physiological processes. Consequently, disruption of microbiota homeostasis correlates with a variety of pathological states. Importantly, commensal mi...

    Authors: Soner Yildiz, Béryl Mazel-Sanchez, Matheswaran Kandasamy, Balaji Manicassamy and Mirco Schmolke

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:9

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  17. Content type: Research

    Oral taxa are often found in the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) lung microbiota, but it is not clear if this is due to a physiologic process such as aspiration or experimental contamination at th...

    Authors: Alexa A. Pragman, Tianmeng Lyu, Joshua A. Baller, Trevor J. Gould, Rosemary F. Kelly, Cavan S. Reilly, Richard E. Isaacson and Chris H. Wendt

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:7

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  18. Content type: Short report

    Many insects developing on nutritionally unbalanced diets have evolved symbiotic associations with vertically transmitted intracellular bacteria (endosymbionts) that provide them with metabolic components, the...

    Authors: Justin Maire, Carole Vincent-Monégat, Florent Masson, Anna Zaidman-Rémy and Abdelaziz Heddi

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:6

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  19. Content type: Research

    Microorganisms have long been associated with oxic and anoxic degradation of hydrocarbons in oil reservoirs and oil production facilities. While we can readily determine the abundance of microorganisms in the ...

    Authors: Yi-Fan Liu, Daniela Domingos Galzerani, Serge Maurice Mbadinga, Livia S. Zaramela, Ji-Dong Gu, Bo-Zhong Mu and Karsten Zengler

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:5

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  20. Content type: Research

    In pigs, gut bacteria have been shown to play important roles in nutritional, physiological, and immunological processes in the host. However, the contribution of their metagenomes or part of them, which are n...

    Authors: Duc Lu, Francesco Tiezzi, Constantino Schillebeeckx, Nathan P. McNulty, Clint Schwab, Caleb Shull and Christian Maltecca

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:4

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  21. Content type: Research

    The plant compartments of Vitis vinifera, including the rhizosphere, rhizoplane, root endosphere, phyllosphere and carposphere, provide unique niches that drive specific bacterial microbiome associations. The maj...

    Authors: Ramona Marasco, Eleonora Rolli, Marco Fusi, Grégoire Michoud and Daniele Daffonchio

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:3

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  22. Content type: Research

    The airway microbiome is a subject of great interest for the study of respiratory disease. Anterior nare samples are more accessible than samples from deeper within the nasopharynx. However, the correlation be...

    Authors: Pamela N. Luna, Kohei Hasegawa, Nadim J. Ajami, Janice A. Espinola, David M. Henke, Joseph F. Petrosino, Pedro A. Piedra, Ashley F. Sullivan, Carlos A. Camargo Jr., Chad A. Shaw and Jonathan M. Mansbach

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:2

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  23. Content type: Research

    Movile Cave (Mangalia, Romania) is a unique ecosystem where the food web is sustained by microbial primary production, analogous to deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Specifically, chemoautotrophic microbes deriving...

    Authors: Deepak Kumaresan, Jason Stephenson, Andrew C. Doxey, Hina Bandukwala, Elliot Brooks, Alexandra Hillebrand-Voiculescu, Andrew S. Whiteley and J Colin Murrell

    Citation: Microbiome 2018 6:1

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  24. Content type: Research

    The constant increase of aquaculture production and wealthy seafood consumption has forced the industry to explore alternative and more sustainable raw aquafeed materials, and plant ingredients have been used ...

    Authors: María Carla Piazzon, Josep Alvar Calduch-Giner, Belén Fouz, Itziar Estensoro, Paula Simó-Mirabet, Mónica Puyalto, Vasileios Karalazos, Oswaldo Palenzuela, Ariadna Sitjà-Bobadilla and Jaume Pérez-Sánchez

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:164

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  25. Content type: Research

    Fish skin mucosal surfaces (SMS) are quite similar in composition and function to some mammalian MS and, in consequence, could constitute an adequate niche for the evolution of mucosal aquatic pathogens in nat...

    Authors: Miguel Carda-Diéguez, Rohit Ghai, Francisco Rodríguez-Valera and Carmen Amaro

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:162

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  26. Content type: Research

    Our understanding of gut microbiota has been limited primarily to findings from human and laboratory animals, but what shapes the gut microbiota in nature remains largely unknown. To fill this gap, we conducte...

    Authors: Tiantian Ren, Stan Boutin, Murray M. Humphries, Ben Dantzer, Jamieson C. Gorrell, David W. Coltman, Andrew G. McAdam and Martin Wu

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:163

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The human gut microbiome has been linked to numerous components of health and disease. However, approximately 25% of the bacterial species in the gut remain uncultured, which limits our ability to properly und...

    Authors: Kathrin Fenn, Philip Strandwitz, Eric J. Stewart, Eric Dimise, Sarah Rubin, Shreya Gurubacharya, Jon Clardy and Kim Lewis

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:161

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  28. Content type: Research

    Over the past 75 years, human pathogens have acquired antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs), often from environmental bacteria. Integrons play a major role in the acquisition of antibiotic resistance genes. We th...

    Authors: Mohammad Razavi, Nachiket P. Marathe, Michael R. Gillings, Carl-Fredrik Flach, Erik Kristiansson and D. G. Joakim Larsson

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:160

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  29. Content type: Research

    Identification of factors that influence the neonatal gut microbiome is urgently needed to guide clinical practices that support growth of healthy preterm infants. Here, we examined the influence of nutrition ...

    Authors: Alex Grier, Xing Qiu, Sanjukta Bandyopadhyay, Jeanne Holden-Wiltse, Haeja A. Kessler, Ann L. Gill, Brooke Hamilton, Heidie Huyck, Sara Misra, Thomas J. Mariani, Rita M. Ryan, Lori Scholer, Kristin M. Scheible, Yi-Horng Lee, Mary T. Caserta, Gloria S. Pryhuber…

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:158

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  30. Content type: Research

    The emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance is the most urgent current threat to human and animal health. An improved understanding of the abundance of antimicrobial resistance genes and genes associa...

    Authors: Marc D. Auffret, Richard J. Dewhurst, Carol-Anne Duthie, John A. Rooke, R. John Wallace, Tom C. Freeman, Robert Stewart, Mick Watson and Rainer Roehe

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:159

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  31. Content type: Software

    Research involving microbial ecosystems has drawn increasing attention in recent years. Studying microbe-microbe, host-microbe, and environment-microbe interactions are essential for the understanding of micro...

    Authors: Kai Cheng, Zhibin Ning, Xu Zhang, Leyuan Li, Bo Liao, Janice Mayne, Alain Stintzi and Daniel Figeys

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:157

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  32. Content type: Research

    Working toward a general framework to understand the role of microbiota in animal biology requires the characterisation of animal-associated microbial communities and identification of the evolutionary and eco...

    Authors: H. Pieter J. van Veelen, Joana Falcao Salles and B. Irene Tieleman

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:156

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    Excesses of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs), which are regarded as emerging environmental pollutants, have been observed in various environments. The incidence of ARGs in drinking water causes potential ris...

    Authors: Liping Ma, Bing Li, Xiao-Tao Jiang, Yu-Lin Wang, Yu Xia, An-Dong Li and Tong Zhang

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:154

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  34. Content type: Research

    Most studies describing the human gut microbiome in healthy and diseased states have emphasized the bacterial component, but the fungal microbiome (i.e., the mycobiome) is beginning to gain recognition as a fu...

    Authors: Andrea K. Nash, Thomas A. Auchtung, Matthew C. Wong, Daniel P. Smith, Jonathan R. Gesell, Matthew C. Ross, Christopher J. Stewart, Ginger A. Metcalf, Donna M. Muzny, Richard A. Gibbs, Nadim J. Ajami and Joseph F. Petrosino

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:153

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  35. Content type: Research

    The microbiota of the bovine upper respiratory tract has been recently characterized, but no data for the lower respiratory tract are available. A major health problem in bovine medicine is infectious bronchop...

    Authors: Isabella Nicola, Francesco Cerutti, Elena Grego, Iride Bertone, Paola Gianella, Antonio D’Angelo, Simone Peletto and Claudio Bellino

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:152

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  36. Content type: Research

    Colorectal cancer is a worldwide health problem. Despite growing evidence that members of the gut microbiota can drive tumorigenesis, little is known about what happens to it after treatment for an adenoma or ...

    Authors: Marc A. Sze, Nielson T. Baxter, Mack T. Ruffin IV, Mary A. M. Rogers and Patrick D. Schloss

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:150

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  37. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors pointed out that the figure shown as figure S1 is actually figure S2 and vice versa. Figure S1 should show the barcharts, and figure S2 should sho...

    Authors: Frederik Schulz, Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, Robert M. Bowers, Jessica Jarett, Torben Nielsen, Natalia N. Ivanova, Nikos C. Kyrpides and Tanja Woyke

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:149

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    The original article was published in Microbiome 2017 5:140

  38. Content type: Research

    Colonization by the pathogen Clostridium difficile often occurs in the background of a disrupted microbial community. Identifying specific organisms conferring resistance to invasion by C. difficile is desirable ...

    Authors: Sepideh Pakpour, Amit Bhanvadia, Roger Zhu, Abhimanyu Amarnani, Sean M. Gibbons, Thomas Gurry, Eric J. Alm and Laura A. Martello

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:148

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  39. Content type: Research

    It is clear that specific intestinal bacteria are involved in the development of different premalignant conditions along the gastrointestinal tract. An analysis of the microbial constituents in the context of ...

    Authors: Shan Li, Gwenny M. Fuhler, Nahush BN, Tony Jose, Marco J. Bruno, Maikel P. Peppelenbosch and Sergey R. Konstantinov

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:147

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  40. Content type: Research

    The microbiome provides multiple benefits to animal hosts that can profoundly impact health and behavior. Microbiomes are well-characterized in humans and other animals in controlled settings, yet assessments ...

    Authors: Douglas S. Pearce, Brian A. Hoover, Sarah Jennings, Gabrielle A. Nevitt and Kathryn M. Docherty

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:146

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  41. Content type: Research

    The possible impact of changes in diet composition on the intestinal microbiome is mostly studied after some days of adaptation to the diet of interest. The question arises if a few days are enough to reflect ...

    Authors: Bruno Tilocca, Katharina Burbach, Charlotte M. E. Heyer, Ludwig E. Hoelzle, Rainer Mosenthin, Volker Stefanski, Amélia Camarinha-Silva and Jana Seifert

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:144

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  42. Content type: Research

    Recently, the importance of the lung microbiota during health and disease has been examined in humans and in small animal models. Whilst sheep have been proposed as an appropriate large animal model for studyi...

    Authors: Laura Glendinning, David Collie, Steven Wright, Kenny M. D. Rutherford and Gerry McLachlan

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:145

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  43. Content type: Research

    The ExoMars 2016 mission, consisting of the Trace Gas Orbiter and the Schiaparelli lander, was launched on March 14 2016 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan and reached its destination in October 2016. The Schiaparelli ...

    Authors: Kaisa Koskinen, Petra Rettberg, Rüdiger Pukall, Anna Auerbach, Lisa Wink, Simon Barczyk, Alexandra Perras, Alexander Mahnert, Diana Margheritis, Gerhard Kminek and Christine Moissl-Eichinger

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:143

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  44. Content type: Short report

    The bacterial tree of life has recently undergone significant expansion, chiefly from candidate phyla retrieved through genome-resolved metagenomics. Bypassing the need for genome availability, we present a sn...

    Authors: Frederik Schulz, Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, Robert M. Bowers, Jessica Jarett, Torben Nielsen, Natalia N. Ivanova, Nikos C. Kyrpides and Tanja Woyke

    Citation: Microbiome 2017 5:140

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Microbiome 2017 5:149


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