January 17, 2017

Bacterial content of human milk, contribution of the microbiota to serotonin and bile acid production, review of genome-scale metabolic network models, model multi-species biofilm to study formation and interaction dynamics in bioelectrochemical systems.

Pregnancy and early life

Review: Interactions between early life stress and metabolic stress in programming of mental and metabolic health – Francesca Cirulli – Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences

A retrospective audit of bacterial culture results of donated human milk in Perth, Western Australia – Yahya Almutawif – Early Human Development

Animal experiments

Antibiotics-induced depletion of mice microbiota induces changes in host serotonin biosynthesis and intestinal motility – Xiaolong Ge – Journal of Translational Medicine

Food microbiology

Resilience, dynamics and interactions within a multi-species exoelectrogenic model biofilm community – Anna Prokhorova – Applied and Environmental Microbiology


ReviewMetabolic network modeling with model organisms – L Safak Yilmaz – Current Opinion in Chemical Biology

More microbes

Research Highlight: Evolutionary insights from the Vikings – Ashley York – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Microbes in the news

New Study Raises Specter of More Bacteria Resistant to Last Line Antibiotics – Ellie Kincaid – The Wall Street Journal

Teaching computers to recognize sick guts—machine learning and the microbiome – provided by University of California, San Diego – Phys.org

Woman Dies From Bacteria Resistant To All Antibiotics: Why Don’t More People Care? – Bruce Y. Lee – Forbes Pharma & Healthcare

Essential Science: Using bacteria to generate useful chemicals – Tim Sandle – Digital Journal

Bugs in space! Using microgravity to understand how bacteria can cause disease – Ellen Higginson – OUPblog

Are probiotics the answer for lactose intolerance? – Matt Englund – Medical Xpress

Heat & drug tolerant bacteria in Hyderabad meat triggers alarm – Syed Akbarl – The Times of India

Probiotics and Alzheimer’s: Personalised nutrition tipped to become crucial area of treatment research – Gary Scattergood – Nutraingredients.com

Microbes on the market

Global Human Microbiome Market Size, Share, Development and Demand, Forecast to 2022 – P&S Market Research – openPR

Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (MCRB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research – Daniel Jordon – Sports Perspectives and Market News

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