Microbiology

A survey of RNA secondary structural propensity encoded within human herpesvirus genomes: global comparisons and local motifs
Edward Mocarski –– Adds to our approaches to evaluation of RNA transcribed by DNA viruses.
Evaluation of different culture media to support in vitro growth and biofilm formation of bacterial vaginosis-associated anaerobes
Joseph Gillespie –– Rosca and colleagues demonstrate the experimental conditions for cultivating fastidious bacteria associated with vaginosis.
Combating SARS-CoV-2: leveraging microbicidal experiences with other emerging/re-emerging viruses
Valeria Souza –– The novel COVID illness requires all the perspective to be addressed properly.
Structural and functional microbial diversity of sandy soil under cropland and grassland
Marina Kalyuzhnaya –– Quite little is known about impacts of cropping on soil function traits.
A comparison of COVID-19, SARS and MERS
Valeria Souza –– The comparison is essential to understand not only covid but also future treats
Uncovering the microbiome of invasive sympatric European brown hares and European rabbits in Australia
Konstantinos Kormas –– A comprehensive study on the microbiota of an invasive terrestrial mammal.
Improved normalization of species count data in ecology by scaling with ranked subsampling (SRS): application to microbial communities
Craig Moyer –– This manuscript provides a superior alternative to analyzing community structure using rarefaction curves.
Gut microbiota of obese and diabetic Thai subjects and interplay with dietary habits and blood profiles
Blanca Landa –– The gut microbiome of Thai populations has not been study in detail and more works are needed on this regards, specially those related to potential disease development.
Arabidopsis thaliana exudates induce growth and proteomic changes in Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus
Jesús Campos-García –– Results contribute with new knowledge in the plant-microorganism interaction by proteomic and genomic approach.
RdRp mutations are associated with SARS-CoV-2 genome evolution
Rodrigo Nunes Fonseca –– During the COVID-19 pandemia it is important to understand the mutations associated with SARS-COV2 virus.
Microbiology
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Perception and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic in an urban community in Nigeria: a cross-sectional study https://t.co/4cLUP9FaAW @thePeerJ https://t.co/sndwBMDf9w

Congratulations to Mizraim Olivares-Miranda for publishing today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/TvkMD2k7cy #ConservationBiology #MolecularBiology #Mycology #VeterinaryMedicine #Zoology

Microbiome connectivity in coral reefs - new paper out with @rleonzay @Drew_Lab @MollyMcCargar where we show fish poop out more than just coral symbionts. We even see Epulopiscium go in and out of surgeonfish! https://t.co/XZW5pElqCI

Estimating the impact of lock-down, quarantine and sensitization in a COVID-19 outbreak: lessons from the COVID-19 outbreak in China https://t.co/8kJ5uBrtJ2 @thePeerJ https://t.co/2x1GnGuEOe