Microbial Minutes: New Viral Diversity Estimates and Bacterial Conversion of Blood Edition

June 12, 2019

What's hot in the microbial sciences? ASM summarizes microbiology news and reports in Microbial Minutes, a weekly news roundup. Watch the YouTube session for summaries and major findings, and read the reports and news coverage for yourself below. What should we highlight next time? Leave a suggestion in our comments section!

 
Rahfeld P. et al. An Enzymatic Pathway in the Human Gut Microbiome that Converts A to Universal O Type Blood. Nature. June 10 2019.  
Carlson C.J. et al. Global Estimates of Mammalian Viral Diversity Accounting for Host Sharing Nature Ecology & Evolution. June 10 2019.

Author: Julie Wolf

Julie Wolf
Dr. Julie Wolf is in science communications at Indie Bio, and was a former ASM employee. Follow Julie on Twitter for more ASM and microbiology highlights at @JulieMarieWolf.