February 17, 2017

Today the incoming research is rich in reviews, including one article examining periodontal inflammation and another examining  C.diff and IBD, also a biopesticide ethics discussion and some exciting funding and research mergers in the mix. Read on!

Human oral microbiome

Review: Contribution of proteomics to our understanding of periodontal inflammation– Nagihan Bostanci- Proteomics

Human vaginal microbiome

Subclinical alteration of the cervical–vaginal microbiome in women with idiopathic infertility-Giuseppina Campisciano- Journal of Cellular Physiology

Human gut microbiome

Review: Systematic review with meta-analysis: the impact of Clostridium difficile infection on the short and long-term risks of colectomy in inflammatory bowel disease– Law C- Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Review: Therapeutic modulation of gut microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease: More questions to be answered– Yu Qi Qiao- Journal of Digestive Diseases

Fecal microbiota

Successful Resolution of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection using Freeze-Dried, Encapsulated Fecal Microbiota; Pragmatic Cohort Study– Christopher Staley- The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Effect of postharvest practices including degreening on citrus carpoplane microbial biomes– Gomba A.- Journal of Applied Microbiology


Review: Should the biofilm mode of life be taken into consideration for microbial biocontrol agents?– Caroline Pandin- Microbial Biotechnology

Microbes in the news

Review: Laundry hygiene—how to get more than clean– Bockmuhl DP- Applied Microbiology

DNA Analysis Reveals Secret Microbiomes in Cities– Paula Solferini Rothman- BU News Service

Vedanta Teams with Stanford and Leiden Universities for Microbiome Therapeutics– Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

Microbes on the market

Symbiotix Biotherapies Announces Issuance of First Composition of Matter Patent Covering a Microbiome-derived Therapeutic Molecule- Yahoo Finance

Research Funding

U Of M Commercialization Grants Target Microbiome Test, Sleep Disorders, Epilepsy- Dan Jacobson– Twin Cities Business

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