September 19, 2016

Effects of siblings on infants’ microbiotas, kids with end-stage renal disease, gut microbiota of 4 termite species.

Pregnancy and early life

Association of household siblings with nasal and fecal microbiota in infants – Kohei Hasegawa – Pediatrics International

Human respiratory microbiome

Review: Linking Microbiota and Respiratory Disease – Matthias Hauptmann – FEBS Letters

Human blood ‘microbiome’

Changes in blood microbiota profiles associated with liver fibrosis in obese patients: A pilot analysis – Benjamin Lelouvier – Hepatology

Human gut microbiome

Intestinal microbiota in pediatric patients with end stage renal disease: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study – Janice Crespo-Salgado – Microbiome

Review: Interaction between gut microbiota and toll-like receptor: from immunity to metabolism – Jensen H.C. Yiu – Journal of Molecular Medicine

Animal and in vitro experiments

An intestinal microbiota-farnesoid X receptor axis modulates metabolic disease – Frank J. Gonzalez – Gastroenterology

Review: Modeling infectious diseases and host-microbe interactions in gastrointestinal organoids – Sina Bartfeld – Developmental Biology

Animal microbiome

Comparative Gut Microbiomes of Four Species Representing the Higher and the Lower Termites – LiJuan Su – Journal of Insect Science

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Rare taxa maintain microbial diversity and contribute to terrestrial community dynamics throughout bark beetle infestation – Kristin M. Mikkelson – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

More microbes

Microbial herd protection mediated by antagonistic interaction in polymicrobial communities – Megan Wong – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Microbes in the news

Attack of the plastic eaters: Can mushrooms, bacteria and mealworms save the planet from pollution? – Diane Stopyra – Salon

Harnessing the amazing work of the 40 trillion chemists in your gut microbiome – Emily P. Balskus – STAT News


Microbiome Companies Attract Big Investments – Brian Gormley – The Wall Street Journal

Mud Pies: Superfood for the Microbiome? – John L. Marshall – MedScape



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