February 7, 2017

General microbiome

*Review: Gut microbiota and acute coronary syndromes: ready for use in the emergency room? – Trøseid M. – Eur Heart J

Review: Fecal Microbiota Transplant versus Oral Vancomycin Taper: Important Undiscussed Limitations. – Jansen JW – Clin Infect Dis

Review: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: do we need harmonization? – Galpérine T – Clin Infect Dis

Fecal microbiota transplantation in patients with slow-transit constipation: A randomized, clinical trial. – Tian H – PLoS One

Listeriolysin S: a bacteriocin from epidemic Listeria monocytogenes strains that targets the microbiota. – Quereda-Torres JJ – Gut Microbes

*Possible Alternative Predictors of Failure of Fecal Microbiota Transplant for Therapy of Recurrent C difficile Infection. – Bodiwala V – Am J Gastroenterol

Repeated fecal microbiota transplantations attenuate diarrhea and lead to sustained changes in the fecal microbiota in acute, refractory gastrointestinal graft-versus-host-disease. – Spindelboeck W – Haematologica

Review: Gastrointestinal Immune and Microbiome Changes During Parenteral Nutrition. – Pierre JF –  Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol.

Microbiome sharing between children, livestock and household surfaces in western Kenya. – Mosites E – PLoS One


Pregnancy and early life

Oral yeast colonization throughout pregnancy. – Rio R – Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal

Review: Human Milk Oligosaccharides and the Preterm Infant: A Journey in Sickness and in Health. – Moukarzel S – Clin Perinatol

Loss of cutaneous microbial diversity during first three weeks of life in very low birth weight infants. – Salava A – Exp Dermatol

The Fecal Microbial Community of Breast-fed Infants from Armenia and Georgia. – Lewis ZT – Sci Rep

Antibiotic resistance potential of the healthy preterm infant gut microbiome. – Rose G – PeerJ


Multi-site human microbiome

Review: From Evolutionary Advantage to Disease Agents: Forensic Reevaluation of Host-Microbe Interactions and Pathogenicity. – Rivera-Pérez JI – Microbiol Spectr


Human respiratory microbiome

*Microbes Associate with Host Innate Immune Response in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. – Huang Y – Am J Respir Crit Care Med



Human gut microbiome

Review: The Enigmatic Gut in Cystic Fibrosis: Linking Inflammation, Dysbiosis, and the Increased Risk of Malignancy. – Garg M – Curr Gastroenterol Rep

Involvement of gut microbiota in the association between GLP-1/GLP-1 receptor expression and gastrointestinal motility. – Yang M – Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol

*Novel insight into the role of microbiota in colorectal surgery. – Bachmann R – Gut

*Race-dependent association of sulfidogenic bacteria with colorectal cancer. –  Yazici C – Gut

Review: The “gut microbiota” hypothesis in primary sclerosing cholangitis. – Pontecorvi V – Ann Transl Med

Review: The development and role of microbial-host interactions in gut mucosal immune development. – Stokes CR – J Anim Sci Biotechnol

Yogurt Containing Lactobacillus gasseri Mitigates Aspirin-Induced Small Bowel Injuries: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. – Suzuki T – Digestion


Animal experiments 

Dietary fibres modulate the composition and activity of butyrate-producing bacteria in the large intestine of suckling piglets – Mu C – Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek

Drunk Bugs: Chronic Vapour Alcohol Exposure Induces Marked Changes in the Gut Microbiome in Mice. – Peterson VL – Behav Brain Res

Microscopic Evaluation of the Effect of Oral Microbiota on the Development of Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws in Rats. – Silveira FM – J Oral Maxillofac Res


Animal microbiome

The bovine colostrum microbiome and its association with clinical mastitis. – Lima SF – J Dairy Sci

Bacterial bile salt hydrolase: an intestinal microbiome target for enhanced animal health. – Geng W – Anim Health Res Rev

Functional analysis for gut microbes of the brown tree frog (Polypedates megacephalus) in artificial hibernation. – Weng FC – BMC Genomics


Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Dairy propionibacteria prevent the proliferative effect of plant lectins on SW480 cells and protect the metabolic activity of the intestinal microbiota in vitro. – Zárate G – Anaerobe



Probiotics / prebiotics

Review: Potential Beneficial Effects of Probiotics on Human Migraine Headache: A Literature Review. – Dai YJ – Pain Physician



Robust Inference of Genetic Exchange Communities from Microbial Genomes Using TF-IDF. – Cong Y – Front Microbiol



A quantitative SMRT cell sequencing method for ribosomal amplicons. – Jones BM – J Microbiol Methods

RiboTagger: fast and unbiased 16S/18S profiling using whole community shotgun metagenomic or metatranscriptome surveys. – Xie C – BMC Bioinformatics

Survey of (Meta)genomic Approaches for Understanding Microbial Community Dynamics. – Sharma A – Indian J Microbiol


Microbe in the news

Malin takes 33% Stake in Start-Up Microbiome Targeting Firm Artizan – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)

A Pilot Study Assessing Intestinal Microbiota Diversification and Changes After Travel to South(East) Asia From the US – Satellite PR News (press release)

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