Microbiology

Academic Editor Commentary

Effects of preservation method on canine (Canis lupus familiaris) fecal microbiota (2018) PeerJ

Konstantinos Kormas –– Sampling and handling of samples is very crucial in -omics based studies and very often the necessary attention is not met in publiched works. Such studies are necessary... –– read more

A novel baculovirus-derived promoter with high activity in the baculovirus expression system

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Christopher Cooper –– Important for development of advanced baculovirus-mediated expression systems, both for people in the immediate field, and users of the technology.
Protein-RNA linkage and posttranslational modifications of feline calicivirus and murine norovirus VPg proteins

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Ana Grande-Pérez –– It increases the current knowledge on the relation between viral RNA and linked VPg protein and to the field of viral replication
Biodiversity management of organic orchard enhances both ecological and economic profitability

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Blanca Landa –– Organic production is its initial stage sin China and this mansucript can provide information on the advantae and changes of organic vs conventioal production
Diversity of Fusarium species isolated from UK forage maize and the population structure of F. graminearum from maize and wheat

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Blanca Landa –– This manuscript has provided relevant information to determine the population structure of F. graminearum from maize and wheat which may have implications for disease management
Detection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria endowed with antimicrobial activity from a freshwater lake and their phylogenetic affiliation

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Paul Tulkens –– The study addresses an important topic and, although limited, provide direct evidence for (i) occurrence of resistance in apparently wild-type bacterial populations (ii) together with potentially useful biologically active metabolites.
Optimization of viral resuspension methods for carbon-rich soils along a permafrost thaw gradient

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Budiman Minasny –– Permafrost soil is important
Crystal structure of the 3C protease from Southern African Territories type 2 foot-and-mouth disease virus

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Encarna Martinez-Salas –– Detailed knowledge of the crystal structure of distinct FMDV 3C proteases may help to ellucidate differences in the processing efficiency of this critical protease
Genome sequencing and analysis of the first complete genome of Lactobacillus kunkeei strain MP2, an Apis mellifera gut isolate

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Blanca Landa –– It will provide insigths and a new genome sequence available to study Lactobacillus spp.
The role of Rnf in ion gradient formation in Desulfovibrio alaskensis

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Chandan Goswami –– topic and discipline
Differences in stability of seed-associated microbial assemblages in response to invasion by phytopathogenic microorganisms

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Blanca Landa –– It provides example of use of traditional and novel technique sto address important biologcal questions that can be extrapolated to many other crops

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Biodiversity management of organic orchard enhances both ecological and economic profitability, maybe some of this applies in all agronony, just sayin. Take 5 mins of your day to read this. https://t.co/ks5kVcqPg0