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THAWING PERMAFROST MICROBIOMES FUEL CLIMATE CHANGE

A new study could lead to more accurate predictions or the rate of global warming from greenhouse gas emissions produced by thawing...

Many mental illnesses are inflammation based: More and more science backs up a link between gut health and mental health

MANY MENTAL ILLNESSES ARE INFLAMMATION BASED: MORE AND MORE SCIENCE BACKS UP A LINK BETWEEN GUT HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH

You may have heard before that your stomach is home to trillions of bacteria. These microorganisms help break down the food you eat...

 
 
 
RECALL: Select Love Child Organics and PC Organics baby food pouches

RECALL: SELECT LOVE CHILD ORGANICS AND PC ORGANICS BABY FOOD POUCHES

Several types of Love Child Organics and PC Organics baby food pouches have been recalled due to packaging defects that may allow spoilage...

THE MICROBIOME OF A NATIVE PLANT IS MUCH MORE RESILIENT THAN EXPECTED

Without microorganisms humans would not be able to survive. Especially our gut flora is an extremely densely populated ecosystem that...

 
 
 
A Game Changer: Metagenomic Clustering Powered by Supercomputers

A GAME CHANGER: METAGENOMIC CLUSTERING POWERED BY SUPERCOMPUTERS

Proteins from metagenomes are clustered into families according to their taxonomic classification in this image. (Credit: Georgios...

PAUSING EVOLUTION MAKES BIOPRODUCTION OF CHEMICALS AFFORDABLE AND EFFICIENT

Bioproduction of chemicals using engineered microorganisms is routinely reported today, but only a few bioprocesses are functional...

 
 
 
Real World Native Biocrusts: Microbial Metabolism

REAL WORLD NATIVE BIOCRUSTS: MICROBIAL METABOLISM

Biocrust amongst one of its many natural habitats, taken about 20 miles from the sampling site. Credit: Tami Swenson Arid lands, which...

 
 
 

A COMBINATION OF STABLE ISOTOPE PROBING, ILLUMINA SEQUENCING, AND CO-OCCURRENCE NETWORK TO INVESTIGATE THERMOPHILIC ACETATE- AND LACTATE-UTILIZING BACTERIA

Abstract Anaerobic digestion is a complicated microbiological process that involves a wide diversity of microorganisms. Acetate is...

ELECTROSPINNING POLYPROPYLENE WITH AN AMINO ACID AS A STRATEGY TO BIND THE ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDE CYS-LC-LL-37

Abstract Hospital isolation gowns are increasingly competitive, with brands and manufacturers contesting consumer preferences. The...

 
 
 

CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL BIOFLOCCULANT FROM A MARINE BACTERIUM AND ITS APPLICATION IN DYE WASTEWATER TREATMENT

The identification of microorganisms with excellent flocculant-producing capability and optimization of the fermentation process are...

A RESEQUENCING PATHOGEN MICROARRAY METHOD FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE ETIOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM INFECTION

Abstract Central nervous system infection results in significant health and economic burdens worldwide, but the diversity of causative...

 
 
 

A SEVEN-GENE CLUSTER IN RUMINICLOSTRIDIUM CELLULOLYTICUM IS ESSENTIAL FOR SIGNALIZATION, UPTAKE AND CATABOLISM OF THE DEGRADATION PRODUCTS OF CELLULOSE HYDROLYSIS

Like a number of anaerobic and cellulolytic Gram-positive bacteria, the model microorganism Ruminiclostridium cellulolyticum produces...

Beyond Biofuels: Berkeley Lab Facility a Catalyst for Broader Bio-based Economy

BEYOND BIOFUELS: BERKELEY LAB FACILITY A CATALYST FOR BROADER BIO-BASED ECONOMY

When the Department of Energy's Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory commenced operations...

 
 
 
Cover Picture: Biotechnology Journal 10/2017

COVER PICTURE: BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL 10/2017

Microorganism can be developed to efficient cell factories by rational systems metabolic engineering strategies, including systems...

COLD SHOCKS OF ANAMMOX BIOFILM STIMULATE NITROGEN REMOVAL AT LOW TEMPERATURES

Abstract The adaptation of anammox to low temperatures is crucial for sustaining energy-efficient nitrogen removal from the mainstream...

 
 
 
Your mouth's role in gut health and immunity: Researchers discover childhood environment has more influence than genetics

YOUR MOUTH'S ROLE IN GUT HEALTH AND IMMUNITY: RESEARCHERS DISCOVER CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENT HAS MORE INFLUENCE THAN GENETICS

A new study discovered that the mix of microorganisms that dwell in a person's saliva is largely determined by the human's household...

 
 
 

16S RRNA GENE SEQUENCING REVEALS SITE-SPECIFIC SIGNATURES OF THE UPPER AND LOWER AIRWAYS OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS

Publication date: Available online 18 August 2017 Author(s): Sarah K. Lucas, Robert Yang, Jordan M. Dunitz, Holly C. Boyer, Ryan C....