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FEMS Microbiology Ecology

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February 2014

Volume 87, Issue 2

Pages i–ii, 303–555

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      Issue Information (pages i–ii)

      Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12201

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      Gut microbiota-based translational biomarkers to prevent metabolic syndrome via nutritional modulation (pages 303–314)

      Shuiming Xiao and Liping Zhao

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12250

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      Monitoring of gut microbiota-based host biomarkers to prevent MetS and evaluate the effectiveness of dietary intervention.

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      Diverse profiles of N-acyl-homoserine lactone molecules found in cnidarians (pages 315–329)

      Emma Ransome, Colin B. Munn, Nigel Halliday, Miguel Cámara and Karen Tait

      Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12226

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      Investigating bacterial communication in coral associated microbial communities.

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      Seasonal dynamics of free-living tintinnid ciliate communities revealed by environmental sequences from the North-West Mediterranean Sea (pages 330–342)

      Charles Bachy, David Moreira, John R. Dolan and Purificación López-García

      Version of Record online: 17 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12224

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      We show that free-living tintinnid ciliate communities display marked seasonal dynamics in coastal Mediterranean waters, which are most likely related to biotic, rather than abiotic, parameters.

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      Novel integrons and gene cassettes from a Cascadian submarine gas-hydrate-bearing core (pages 343–356)

      Hosam Elsaied, Hatch W. Stokes, Hideyoshi Yoshioka, Yasuo Mitani and Akihiko Maruyama

      Version of Record online: 23 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12227

      The first discovery of integrons and associated gene cassettes in deep submarine gas hydrate environment.

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      A gut microbiota-targeted dietary intervention for amelioration of chronic inflammation underlying metabolic syndrome (pages 357–367)

      Shuiming Xiao, Na Fei, Xiaoyan Pang, Jian Shen, Linghua Wang, Baorang Zhang, Menghui Zhang, Xiaojun Zhang, Chenhong Zhang, Min Li, Lifeng Sun, Zhengsheng Xue, Jingjing Wang, Jie Feng, Feiyan Yan, Naisi Zhao, Jiaqi Liu, Wenmin Long and Liping Zhao

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12228

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      Amelioration of metabolic disorders through modulating gut microbiota by designed dietary intervention.

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      Inhibitory effects of ammonia on methanogen mcrA transcripts in anaerobic digester sludge (pages 368–377)

      Chen Zhang, Quan Yuan and Yahai Lu

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12229

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      The structure of methanogens estimated based on mcrA fingerprinting at the DNA level remained stable whereas the composition of transcripts reacted strongly to ammonium addition.

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      Impact of a phytoplankton bloom on the diversity of the active bacterial community in the southern North Sea as revealed by metatranscriptomic approaches (pages 378–389)

      Bernd Wemheuer, Simon Güllert, Sara Billerbeck, Helge-Ansgar Giebel, Sonja Voget, Meinhard Simon and Rolf Daniel

      Version of Record online: 25 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12230

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      RNA-based analysis revealed that phytoplankton blooms exhibited a significant impact on diversity, composition and functions of active marine bacterial communities in the southern North Sea.

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      Detection and quantification of native microbial populations on soil-grown rice roots by catalyzed reporter deposition-fluorescence in situ hybridization (pages 390–402)

      Hannes Schmidt and Thilo Eickhorst

      Version of Record online: 23 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12232

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      A protocol is presented that allowed the routine localization, visualization, and quantification of spatial distribution patterns of microbial phyla associated with the rhizoplane of soil-grown rice roots in situ.

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      Exploring links between pH and bacterial community composition in soils from the Craibstone Experimental Farm (pages 403–415)

      Andrea K. Bartram, Xingpeng Jiang, Michael D.J. Lynch, Andre P. Masella, Graeme W. Nicol, Jonathan Dushoff and Josh D. Neufeld

      Version of Record online: 25 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12231

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      This comprehensive study explored links between soil bacterial community composition and pH within samples taken from the Craibstone Experimental Farm, using novel approaches for identifying and characterizing pH-associated bacterial taxa.

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      The impact of high dietary zinc oxide on the development of the intestinal microbiota in weaned piglets (pages 416–427)

      Ingo C. Starke, Robert Pieper, Konrad Neumann, Jürgen Zentek and Wilfried Vahjen

      Version of Record online: 23 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12233

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      High doses of dietary zinc oxide change metabolism and composition of the porcine microbiota. Prolonged use of ZnO is not advisable as most changes occurred in the first weeks after weaning.

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      Inferring community dynamics of organohalide-respiring bacteria in chemostats by covariance of rdhA gene abundance (pages 428–440)

      Ian P.G. Marshall, Mohammad F. Azizian, Lewis Semprini and Alfred M. Spormann

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12235

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      This study demonstrates a new approach to the analysis of communities of bacteria that dehalogenate organohalide pollutants. Genes encoding reductive dehalogenases are grouped into bacterial strains based on their covariance.

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      Cell culturability of Pseudomonas protegens CHA0 depends on soil pH (pages 441–450)

      Fabio Mascher, Carsten Hase, Marie-Lara Bouffaud, Geneviève Défago and Yvan Moënne-Loccoz

      Version of Record online: 14 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12234

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      The soil property that can lead to deterioration of the routine ability of Pseudomonas bacteria to grow on laboratory medium is soil acidity, whereas growth ability is retained in non-acidic soils.

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      Pyrosequencing survey of intestinal microbiota diversity in cultured sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) fed functional diets (pages 451–459)

      Miguel Carda-Diéguez, Alex Mira and Belén Fouz

      Version of Record online: 4 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12236

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      Our work provides novel information on microbial ecology showing, for the first time, an influence of diet on the composition of bacterial community resident in the gut mucus of seabass.

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      Diversity and distribution of Halomonas in Rambla Salada, a hypersaline environment in the southeast of Spain (pages 460–474)

      Nahid Oueriaghli, Carmen M. González-Domenech, Fernando Martínez-Checa, Gerard Muyzer, Antonio Ventosa, Emilia Quesada and Victoria Béjar

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12237

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      CCA analysis and diversity indexes demonstrated that Halomonas community is mainly affected by salinity. The highest values of abundance and diversity were reached in the season with the highest salinity.

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      Seasonal changes in microbial community structure and activity imply winter production is linked to summer hypoxia in a large lake (pages 475–485)

      Steven W. Wilhelm, Gary R. LeCleir, George S. Bullerjahn, Robert M. McKay, Matthew A Saxton, Michael R. Twiss and Richard A. Bourbonniere

      Version of Record online: 13 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12238

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      Seasonal changes in microbial community productivity and diversity suggest primary production in winter months may exacerbate summer hypoxia in Lake Eri

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      Implementing sponge physiological and genomic information to enhance the diversity of its culturable associated bacteria (pages 486–502)

      Adi Lavy, Ray Keren, Markus Haber, Inbar Schwartz and Micha Ilan

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12240

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      Culturing the yet-unculturable: using environmental and genomic information to culture sponge-associate bacteria from the Red Sea sponge Theonellaswinhoei

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      Deep-sea methane seep sediments in the Okhotsk Sea sustain diverse and abundant anammox bacteria (pages 503–516)

      Sudong Shao, Xiwu Luan, Hongyue Dang, Haixia Zhou, Yakun Zhao, Haitao Liu, Yunbo Zhang, Lingqing Dai, Ying Ye and Martin G. Klotz

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12241

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      Deep-sea methane seep sediments sustain diverse and abundant anammox bacteria in the Candidatus Scalindua lineage potentially important in the removal of fixed nitrogen via the anaerobic ammonium oxidation process.

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      Contribution of chemical water properties to the differential responses of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton to ultraviolet-B radiation (pages 517–535)

      Ana L. Santos, Inês Baptista, Newton C. M. Gomes, Isabel Henriques, Adelaide Almeida, António Correia and Ângela Cunha

      Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12239

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      Chemical water properties influence UV effects in bacteria and may contribute to differences in UV sensitivity of bacterioneuston inhabiting the surface microlayer and bacterioplankton inhabiting underlying waters.

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      Seasonal reactivation enables Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 to persist in a wild host population (pages 536–542)

      Kimiko Uchii, Toshifumi Minamoto, Mie N. Honjo and Zen'ichiro Kawabata

      Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12242

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      The lytic and latent cycles of an emerging virus CyHV-3 appear well adapted to transmission through host reproduction, resulting in the long-term persistence of this virus in wild host populations.

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      Genome wide profiling of Azospirillum lipoferum 4B gene expression during interaction with rice roots (pages 543–555)

      Benoît Drogue, Hervé Sanguin, Stéphanie Borland, Claire Prigent-Combaret and Florence Wisniewski-Dyé

      Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12244

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      This study aims at characterizing global gene expression of Azospirillum lipoferum 4B following a 7-day-old interaction with two cultivars of Oryza sativa L. japonica and suggests host-specific adaptation.

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