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Identification of dimethylamine monooxygenase in marine bacteria reveals a metabolic bottleneck in the methylated amine degradation pathway

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Identification of dimethylamine monooxygenase in marine bacteria reveals a metabolic bottleneck in the methylated amine degradation pathway

The ISME Journal 11, 1592 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.31

Authors: Ian Lidbury, Michaela A Mausz, David J Scanlan & Yin Chen

Categories: Literature

Biofilm formation enables free-living nitrogen-fixing rhizobacteria to fix nitrogen under aerobic conditions

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Biofilm formation enables free-living nitrogen-fixing rhizobacteria to fix nitrogen under aerobic conditions

The ISME Journal 11, 1602 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.30

Authors: Di Wang, Anming Xu, Claudine Elmerich & Luyan Z Ma

Categories: Literature

Ecological dynamics and co-occurrence among marine phytoplankton, bacteria and myoviruses shows microdiversity matters

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Ecological dynamics and co-occurrence among marine phytoplankton, bacteria and myoviruses shows microdiversity matters

The ISME Journal 11, 1614 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.29

Authors: David M Needham, Rohan Sachdeva & Jed A Fuhrman

Categories: Literature

The role of adaptive immunity as an ecological filter on the gut microbiota in zebrafish

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

The role of adaptive immunity as an ecological filter on the gut microbiota in zebrafish

The ISME Journal 11, 1630 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.28

Authors: Keaton Stagaman, Adam R Burns, Karen Guillemin & Brendan JM Bohannan

Categories: Literature

An alternative polysaccharide uptake mechanism of marine bacteria

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

An alternative polysaccharide uptake mechanism of marine bacteria

The ISME Journal 11, 1640 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.26

Authors: Greta Reintjes, Carol Arnosti, Bernhard M Fuchs & Rudolf Amann

Categories: Literature

Integrated metabolism in sponge–microbe symbiosis revealed by genome-centered metatranscriptomics

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Integrated metabolism in sponge–microbe symbiosis revealed by genome-centered metatranscriptomics

The ISME Journal 11, 1651 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.25

Authors: Lucas Moitinho-Silva, Cristina Díez-Vives, Giampiero Batani, Ana IS Esteves, Martin T Jahn & Torsten Thomas

Categories: Literature

Faecalibacterium prausnitzii treatment improves hepatic health and reduces adipose tissue inflammation in high-fat fed mice

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Faecalibacterium prausnitzii treatment improves hepatic health and reduces adipose tissue inflammation in high-fat fed mice

The ISME Journal 11, 1667 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.24

Authors: Eveliina Munukka, Anniina Rintala, Raine Toivonen, Matts Nylund, Baoru Yang, Anna Takanen, Arno Hänninen, Jaana Vuopio, Pentti Huovinen, Sirpa Jalkanen & Satu Pekkala

Categories: Literature

Defining the functional traits that drive bacterial decomposer community productivity

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Defining the functional traits that drive bacterial decomposer community productivity

The ISME Journal 11, 1680 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.22

Authors: Rachael Evans, Anna M Alessi, Susannah Bird, Simon J McQueen-Mason, Neil C Bruce & Michael A Brockhurst

Categories: Literature

Chirality in microbial biofilms is mediated by close interactions between the cell surface and the substratum

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Chirality in microbial biofilms is mediated by close interactions between the cell surface and the substratum

The ISME Journal 11, 1688 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.19

Authors: Liselotte Jauffred, Rebecca Munk Vejborg, Kirill S Korolev, Stanley Brown & Lene B Oddershede

Categories: Literature

Acceptable symbiont cell size differs among cnidarian species and may limit symbiont diversity

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Acceptable symbiont cell size differs among cnidarian species and may limit symbiont diversity

The ISME Journal 11, 1702 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.17

Authors: Elise Biquand, Nami Okubo, Yusuke Aihara, Vivien Rolland, David C Hayward, Masayuki Hatta, Jun Minagawa, Tadashi Maruyama & Shunichi Takahashi

Categories: Literature

Spontaneous mutations of a model heterotrophic marine bacterium

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Spontaneous mutations of a model heterotrophic marine bacterium

The ISME Journal 11, 1713 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.20

Authors: Ying Sun, Kate E Powell, Way Sung, Michael Lynch, Mary Ann Moran & Haiwei Luo

Categories: Literature

Prokaryote genome fluidity is dependent on effective population size

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Prokaryote genome fluidity is dependent on effective population size

The ISME Journal 11, 1719 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.36

Authors: Nadia Andrea Andreani, Elze Hesse & Michiel Vos

Categories: Literature

Animal-like prostaglandins in marine microalgae

ISME - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:00

Animal-like prostaglandins in marine microalgae

The ISME Journal 11, 1722 (July 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.27

Authors: Valeria Di Dato, Ida Orefice, Alberto Amato, Carolina Fontanarosa, Angela Amoresano, Adele Cutignano, Adrianna Ianora & Giovanna Romano

Categories: Literature

Probiotics Could Improve Survival Rates in Honeybees Exposed to Pesticide, Study Finds

Yale Environment 360 - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:17

Honeybee populations responsible for pollinating a third of the global food crop could be protected from massive die-offs known as colony collapse disorder by easily administered probiotics, according to Canadian researchers.

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Categories: Environmental News

Macron consolidates electoral victory

Nature - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:00

Macron consolidates electoral victory

Nature 546, 7659 (2017). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/549459a

Author: Declan Butler

The party of France’s recently elected president won an absolute majority in its first general elections, with an agenda that included strong support for research.

Categories: Literature

Ancient oak's youthful genome surprises biologists

Nature - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:00

Ancient oak's youthful genome surprises biologists

Nature 546, 7659 (2017). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/546460a

Author: Heidi Ledford

DNA of 234-year-old tree has few mutations, giving weight to idea that plants protect their stem cells.

Categories: Literature

Researchers Document Widespread Melting on Antarctica's Huge Ross Ice Shelf

Yale Environment 360 - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:22

Large-scale melting of snow and ice on Antarctica's massive Ross Ice Shelf, brought about by an unusually warm stretch of weather in the summer of 2016, is one of the first documented cases of widespread surface melting of the Ross Ice Shelf and other regions of West Antarctica, according to a new study

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Categories: Environmental News

Feeling the Heat: How Fish Are Migrating from Warming Waters

Yale Environment 360 - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 04:30

Steadily rising ocean temperatures are forcing fish to abandon their historic territories and move to cooler waters. The result is that fishermen’s livelihoods are being disrupted, as fisheries regulators scramble to incorporate climate change into their planning.

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Categories: Environmental News

New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

Nature - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 00:00

New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

Nature 546, 7659 (2017). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/nature.2017.22152

Author: Ewen Callaway

Large analyses dredge up 'peripheral' genetic associations that offer little biological insight, researchers say.

Categories: Literature

World Coal Consumption Experienced a Record Drop in 2016

Yale Environment 360 - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 11:32

Global consumption of coal fell by a record amount last year, driven by a rise in natural gas, increasing deployment of wind and solar power, and a shift in China away from heavy industry, according to BP’s global review of energy trends.

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Categories: Environmental News

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