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A method for culturing Gram-negative skin microbiota

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Microbiology, April 2016
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Title
A method for culturing Gram-negative skin microbiota
Published in
BMC Microbiology, April 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12866-016-0684-9
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Authors

Ian A. Myles, Jensen D. Reckhow, Kelli W. Williams, Inka Sastalla, Karen M. Frank, Sandip K. Datta

Abstract

Commensal Gram-negative (CGN) microbiota have been identified on human skin by DNA sequencing; however, methods to reliably culture viable Gram-negative skin organisms have not been previously described. Through the use of selective antibiotics and minimal media we developed methods to culture CGN from skin swabs. We identified several previously uncharacterized CGN at the species level by optimizing growth conditions and limiting the inhibitory effects of nutrient shock, temperature, and bacterial competition, factors that may have previously limited CGN isolation from skin cultures. Our protocol will permit future functional studies on the influences of CGN on skin homeostasis and disease.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 1%
Unknown 75 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 21 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 18%
Student > Bachelor 10 13%
Student > Master 5 7%
Other 3 4%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 17 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Immunology and Microbiology 17 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 18%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10 13%
Chemistry 5 7%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 7%
Other 8 11%
Unknown 17 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 April 2016.
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#3,596,949
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#12
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