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  1. The overarching biological impact of microbiomes on their hosts, and more generally their environment, reflects the co-evolution of a mutualistic symbiosis, generating fitness for both. Knowledge of microbiome...

    Authors: Lene Lange, Gabriele Berg, Tomislav Cernava, Marie-Christine Champomier-Vergès, Trevor Charles, Luca Cocolin, Paul Cotter, Kathleen D’Hondt, Tanja Kostic, Emmanuelle Maguin, Thulani Makhalanyane, Annelein Meisner, Matthew Ryan, George Seghal Kiran, Rafael Soares de Souza, Yolanda Sanz…
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:50
  2. The nitrogenous compound deposited from the atmosphere to the soil is complex, but most field experiments mimic nitrogen deposition with the acid NH4NO3 alone. Thus, whether the acid and non-acid nitrogenous comp...

    Authors: Tingting Li, Zijia Zhang, Yiping Ma, Yuqian Song, Guojiao Yang, Xingguo Han and Ximei Zhang
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:49
  3. The extreme conditions of thermal springs constitute a unique aquatic habitat characterized by low nutrient contents and the absence of human impacts on the microbial community composition. Thus, these springs...

    Authors: Tereza Smrhova, Kunal Jani, Petr Pajer, Gabriela Kapinusova, Tomas Vylita, Jachym Suman, Michal Strejcek and Ondrej Uhlik
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:48
  4. The entomopathogenic Beauveria bassiana is a popular fungus used to control the Japanese pine sawyer, Monochamus alternatus Hope, the key vector of pine wood nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus) that is the caus...

    Authors: Jundan Deng, Weikang Xu, Guochang Lv, Hang Yuan, Qing-He Zhang, Jacob D. Wickham, Letian Xu and Longwa Zhang
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:47
  5. Bananas (Musa spp.) are a globally significant crop and are severely afflicted by diseases for which there are no effective chemical controls. Banana microbiomes may provide novel solutions to these constraints b...

    Authors: Henry W. G. Birt, Anthony B. Pattison, Adam Skarshewski, Jeff Daniells, Anil Raghavendra and Paul G. Dennis
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:46
  6. Biochar is considered to be a possible means of carbon sequestration to alleviate climate change. However, the dynamics of the microbial community during wood decomposition after biochar application remain poo...

    Authors: Zhao-lei Qu, Xiao-li Li, Yan Ge, Marjo Palviainen, Xuan Zhou, Jussi Heinonsalo, Frank Berninger, Jukka Pumpanen, Kajar Köster and Hui Sun
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:45
  7. Movile Cave (SE Romania) is a chemoautotrophically-based ecosystem fed by hydrogen sulfide-rich groundwater serving as a primary energy source analogous to the deep-sea hydrothermal ecosystems. Our current und...

    Authors: Iulia Chiciudean, Giancarlo Russo, Diana Felicia Bogdan, Erika Andrea Levei, Luchiana Faur, Alexandra Hillebrand-Voiculescu, Oana Teodora Moldovan and Horia Leonard Banciu
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:44
  8. Increasing studies have demonstrated potential disproportionate functional and ecological contributions of rare taxa in a microbial community. However, the study of the microbial rare biosphere is hampered by ...

    Authors: Yangyang Jia, Shengguo Zhao, Wenjie Guo, Ling Peng, Fang Zhao, Lushan Wang, Guangyi Fan, Yuanfang Zhu, Dayou Xu, Guilin Liu, Ruoqing Wang, Xiaodong Fang, He Zhang, Karsten Kristiansen, Wenwei Zhang and Jianwei Chen
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:43
  9. Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) used in intensive animal farming threaten human health worldwide; however, the common resistome, ARG mobility, and ARG host composition in different animal ma...

    Authors: Tianlei Qiu, Linhe Huo, Yajie Guo, Min Gao, Guoliang Wang, Dong Hu, Cheng Li, Zhanwu Wang, Guiming Liu and Xuming Wang
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:42
  10. Subarctic regions are particularly vulnerable to climate change, yet little is known about nutrient availability and biodiversity of their cave ecosystems. Such knowledge is crucial for predicting the vulnerab...

    Authors: Ana Sofia Reboleira, Kasun H. Bodawatta, Nynne M. R. Ravn, Stein-Erik Lauritzen, Rannveig Øvrevik Skoglund, Michael Poulsen, Anders Michelsen and Knud Andreas Jønsson
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:41
  11. The genus Tetracladium De Wild. (Ascomycota) has been traditionally regarded as a group of Ingoldian fungi or aquatic hyphomycetes—a polyphyletic group of phylogenetically diverse fungi which grow on decaying lea...

    Authors: Anna Lazar, Ryan M. Mushinski and Gary D. Bending
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:40
  12. Obtaining efficient autotrophic ammonia removal (aka partial nitritation-anammox, or PNA) requires a balanced microbiome with abundant aerobic and anaerobic ammonia oxidizing bacteria and scarce nitrite oxidizing...

    Authors: Alejandro Palomo, Daniela Azevedo, María Touceda-Suárez, Carlos Domingo-Félez, A. Gizem Mutlu, Arnaud Dechesne, Yulin Wang, Tong Zhang and Barth F. Smets
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:39
  13. The root mycobiome plays a fundamental role in plant nutrition and protection against biotic and abiotic stresses. In temperate forests or meadows dominated by angiosperms, the numerous fungi involved in root ...

    Authors: Benoît Perez-Lamarque, Rémi Petrolli, Christine Strullu-Derrien, Dominique Strasberg, Hélène Morlon, Marc-André Selosse and Florent Martos
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:38
  14. Microplastics are a pervasive pollutant widespread in the sea and freshwater from anthropogenic sources, and together with the presence of pesticides, they can have physical and chemical effects on aquatic org...

    Authors: Javier Edo Varg, David Outomuro, Warren Kunce, Lukas Kuehrer, Richard Svanbäck and Frank Johansson
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:36
  15. Managed grasslands are global sources of atmospheric methanol, which is one of the most abundant volatile organic compounds in the atmosphere and promotes oxidative capacity for tropospheric and stratospheric ...

    Authors: Saranya Kanukollu, Rainer Remus, Alexander Martin Rücker, Caroline Buchen-Tschiskale, Mathias Hoffmann and Steffen Kolb
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:35
  16. Understanding the factors that influence microbes’ environmental distributions is important for determining drivers of microbial community composition. These include environmental variables like temperature an...

    Authors: John L. Darcy, Anthony S. Amend, Sean O. I. Swift, Pacifica S. Sommers and Catherine A. Lozupone
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:34
  17. Tremendous amounts of data generated from microbiome research studies during the last decades require not only standards for sampling and preparation of omics data but also clear concepts of how the metadata i...

    Authors: Tomislav Cernava, Daria Rybakova, François Buscot, Thomas Clavel, Alice Carolyn McHardy, Fernando Meyer, Folker Meyer, Jörg Overmann, Bärbel Stecher, Angela Sessitsch, Michael Schloter and Gabriele Berg
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:33
  18. It is undeniable that plastics are ubiquitous and a threat to global ecosystems. Plastic waste is transformed into microplastics (MPs) through physical and chemical disruption processes within the aquatic envi...

    Authors: Sujata Dey, Ajaya Kumar Rout, Bijay Kumar Behera and Koushik Ghosh
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:32
  19. In contrast to earlier assumptions, there is now mounting evidence for the role of tundra soils as important sources of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O). However, the microorganisms involved in the cycling ...

    Authors: Igor S. Pessi, Sirja Viitamäki, Anna-Maria Virkkala, Eeva Eronen-Rasimus, Tom O. Delmont, Maija E. Marushchak, Miska Luoto and Jenni Hultman
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:30
  20. Phyllosphere microbes play important roles in host plant performance and fitness. Recent studies have suggested that tropical and temperate forests harbor diverse phyllosphere bacterial and fungal communities ...

    Authors: Mengjiao Li, Lan Hong, Wanhui Ye, Zhangming Wang and Hao Shen
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:29
  21. With its adapted microbial diversity, the phyllosphere contributes microbial metagenome to the plant holobiont and modulates a host of ecological functions. Phyllosphere microbiome (hereafter termed phyllomicr...

    Authors: Kuleshwar Prasad Sahu, A. Kumar, K. Sakthivel, Bhaskar Reddy, Mukesh Kumar, Asharani Patel, Neelam Sheoran, Subbaiyan Gopalakrishnan, Ganesan Prakash, Rajeev Rathour and R. K. Gautam
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:28
  22. While the rice-crayfish culture (RCFP) model, an important aquaculture model in Asia, is generally considered a sustainable model, its sustainability in terms of microbial community profiles has not been evalu...

    Authors: Xue Zhu, Lei Ji, Mingyue Cheng, Huimin Wei, Zhi Wang and Kang Ning
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:27
  23. Metal(loid)s can promote the spread and enrichment of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in the environment through a co-selection effect. However, it remains unclear whether exposure of microorganisms to vary...

    Authors: Fang-Fang Wang, Guo-Ping Liu, Fan Zhang, Zong-Ming Li, Xiao-Lin Yang, Chao-Dong Yang, Jian-Lin Shen, Ji-Zheng He, B. Larry Li and Jian-Guo Zeng
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:26
  24. Microorganisms are known to be important drivers of biogeochemical cycling in soil and hence could act as a proxy informing on soil conditions in ecosystems. Identifying microbiomes indicative for soil fertili...

    Authors: Jianwei Zhang, Jan Dolfing, Wenjing Liu, Ruirui Chen, Jiabao Zhang, Xiangui Lin and Youzhi Feng
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:25
  25. Chloromethane (CH3Cl) is the most abundant halogenated organic compound in the atmosphere and substantially responsible for the destruction of the stratospheric ozone layer. Since anthropogenic CH3Cl sources have...

    Authors: Eileen Kröber, Saranya Kanukollu, Sonja Wende, Françoise Bringel and Steffen Kolb
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:24
  26. Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch. is an important, perennial medicinal plant whose root microbiome is considered to play an important role in promoting accumulation of effective medicinal ingredients (liquiritin and g...

    Authors: Chaoyun Chen, Chaofang Zhong, Xi Gao, Chongyang Tan, Hong Bai and Kang Ning
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:23
  27. Ocean microbes constitute ~ 70% of the marine biomass, are responsible for ~ 50% of the Earth’s primary production and are crucial for global biogeochemical cycles. Marine microbiotas include core taxa that ar...

    Authors: Anders K. Krabberød, Ina M. Deutschmann, Marit F. M. Bjorbækmo, Vanessa Balagué, Caterina R. Giner, Isabel Ferrera, Esther Garcés, Ramon Massana, Josep M. Gasol and Ramiro Logares
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:22
  28. Microbiome assembly was identified as an important factor for plant growth and health, but this process is largely unknown, especially for the fruit microbiome. Therefore, we analyzed strawberry plants of two ...

    Authors: Expedito Olimi, Peter Kusstatscher, Wisnu Adi Wicaksono, Ahmed Abdelfattah, Tomislav Cernava and Gabriele Berg
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:21
  29. Hadal zone of the deep-sea trenches accommodates microbial life under extreme energy limitations and environmental conditions, such as low temperature, high pressure, and low organic matter down to 11,000 m be...

    Authors: Liuqing He, Xinyu Huang, Guoqing Zhang, Ling Yuan, Enhui Shen, Lu Zhang, Xiao-Hua Zhang, Tong Zhang, Liang Tao and Feng Ju
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:19
  30. Halophila stipulacea seagrass meadows are an ecologically important and threatened component of the ecosystem in the Gulf of Aqaba. Recent studies have demonstrated correlated geographic patterns for leaf epiphyt...

    Authors: Amir Szitenberg, Pedro Beca-Carretero, Tomás Azcárate-García, Timur Yergaliyev, Rivka Alexander-Shani and Gidon Winters
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:18
  31. As genetic entities infecting and replicating only in bacteria, bacteriophages can regulate the community structure and functions of their host bacteria. The ecological roles of bacteriophages in aquatic and f...

    Authors: Yajiao Wang, Yu Liu, Yuxing Wu, Nan Wu, Wenwen Liu and Xifeng Wang
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:17
  32. Collembola are soil-dwelling arthropods that play a key role in the soil ecosystem. Allonychiurus kimi (Lee) (Collembola: Onychiuridae) was isolated from the natural environment and has been maintained for 20 yea...

    Authors: Duleepa Pathiraja, June Wee, Kijong Cho and In-Geol Choi
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:20

  33. Biological interaction affects diverse facets of microbial life by modulating the activity, diversity, abundance, and composition of microbial communities. Aerobic methane oxidation is a community function, wi...

    Authors: Thomas Kaupper, Lucas W. Mendes, Anja Poehlein, Daria Frohloff, Stephan Rohrbach, Marcus A. Horn and Adrian Ho
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:15
  34. In hot deserts daily/seasonal fluctuations pose great challenges to the resident organisms. However, these extreme ecosystems host unique microenvironments, such as the rhizosheath–root system of desert spearg...

    Authors: Ramona Marasco, Marco Fusi, Maria Mosqueira, Jenny Marie Booth, Federico Rossi, Massimiliano Cardinale, Grégoire Michoud, Eleonora Rolli, Gianmarco Mugnai, Lorenzo Vergani, Sara Borin, Roberto De Philippis, Ameur Cherif and Daniele Daffonchio
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:14
  35. Although fertilization and crop rotation practices are commonly used worldwide in agriculture to maximize crop yields, their long-term effect on the structures of soil microorganisms is still poorly understood...

    Authors: Martina Kracmarova, Ondrej Uhlik, Michal Strejcek, Jirina Szakova, Jindrich Cerny, Jiri Balik, Pavel Tlustos, Petr Kohout, Katerina Demnerova and Hana Stiborova
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:13
  36. On the front lines of climate change, glacier termini play crucial roles in linking glaciers and downstream ecosystems during glacier retreat. However, we lack a clear understanding of biological processes tha...

    Authors: Ze Ren, Hongkai Gao, Wei Luo and James J. Elser
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:12
  37. Authors: Fotios Bekris, Sotirios Vasileiadis, Elena Papadopoulou, Anastasios Samaras, Stefanos Testempasis, Danae Gkizi, Georgia Tavlaki, Aliki Tzima, Epaminondas Paplomatas, Emmanuel Markakis, George Karaoglanidis, Kalliope K. Papadopoulou and Dimitrios G. Karpouzas
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:11

    The original article was published in Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:23

  38. A detailed understanding of antimicrobial resistance trends among all human-related environments is key to combat global health threats. In food science, however, the resistome is still little considered. Here...

    Authors: Birgit Wassermann, Ahmed Abdelfattah, Henry Müller, Lise Korsten and Gabriele Berg
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:10
  39. Although the total number of microbial taxa on Earth is under debate, it is clear that only a small fraction of these has been cultivated and validly named. Evidently, the inability to culture most bacteria ou...

    Authors: Gleb Goussarov, Jürgen Claesen, Mohamed Mysara, Ilse Cleenwerck, Natalie Leys, Peter Vandamme and Rob Van Houdt
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:9
  40. Bacterial communities within built environments reflect differences in sources of bacteria, building design, and environmental contexts. These communities impact the health of their occupants in many ways. Chi...

    Authors: D. E. Beasley, M. Monsur, J. Hu, R. R. Dunn and A. A. Madden
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:8
  41. Transcription factors (TFs) are proteins controlling the flow of genetic information by regulating cellular gene expression. A better understanding of TFs in a bacterial community context may open novel revenu...

    Authors: Lummy Maria Oliveira Monteiro, João Pedro Saraiva, Rodolfo Brizola Toscan, Peter F. Stadler, Rafael Silva-Rocha and Ulisses Nunes da Rocha
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:7
  42. Viruses are the most abundant biological entities on the planet and drive biogeochemical cycling on a global scale. Our understanding of biogeography of soil viruses and their ecological functions lags signifi...

    Authors: Li-Li Han, Dan-Ting Yu, Li Bi, Shuai Du, Cynthia Silveira, Ana Georgina Cobián Güemes, Li-Mei Zhang, Ji-Zheng He and Forest Rohwer
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:6
  43. The sediment microbiome is a demographically diverse and functionally active biosphere. Ensuring that data acquired from sediment is truly representative of the microbiome is critical to achieving robust analy...

    Authors: Richard K. Tennant, Ann L. Power, Sara K. Burton, Norman Sinclair, David A. Parker, Richard T. Jones, Rob Lee and John Love
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:5
  44. Understanding the dynamics of airborne microbial communities and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in space life support systems is important because potential pathogens and antibiotic resistance pose a healt...

    Authors: Jianlou Yang, Yuming Fu and Hong Liu
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:4
  45. Wastewater treatment plants are an essential part of maintaining the health and safety of the general public. However, they are also an anthropogenic source of antibiotic resistance genes. In this study, we ch...

    Authors: Paul Jankowski, Jaydon Gan, Tri Le, Michaela McKennitt, Audrey Garcia, Kadir Yanaç, Qiuyan Yuan and Miguel Uyaguari-Diaz
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:3
  46. The interaction of plants with the complex microbial networks that inhabit them is important for plant health. While the reliance of plants on their microbial inhabitants for defense against invading pathogens...

    Authors: Rupali Gupta, Dorin Elkabetz, Meirav Leibman-Markus, Elie Jami and Maya Bar
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:2
  47. Soil microbial communities are major drivers of cycling of soil nutrients that sustain plant growth and productivity. Yet, a holistic understanding of the impact of land-use intensification on the soil microbi...

    Authors: Sana Romdhane, Aymé Spor, Samiran Banerjee, Marie-Christine Breuil, David Bru, Abad Chabbi, Sara Hallin, Marcel G. A. van der Heijden, Aurélien Saghai and Laurent Philippot
    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2022 17:1