March 19, 2017

A nice collection of articles this Sunday. We look at the potential benefits of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation,  a number of probiotic articles, and microbiota manipulations in animals. 


Events and jobs

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory Manager – Derbyshire / Edinburgh

General microbiome

Role of the small intestine, colon and microbiota in determining the metabolic fate of polyphenols – Gary Williamson – Biochemical Pharmacology

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) could reverse the severity of experimental necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) via oxidative stress modulation – Xiaomei Li –

Free Radical Biology and Medicine

PREPRINT: Bacterial physiological adaptations to contrasting edaphic conditions identified using landscape scale metagenomics – Ashish A Malik – BioRxiv

Human respiratory microbiome

Review: Normal Oral Flora and the Oral Ecosystem – Lakshman Samaranayake – Dental Clinics of North America

Oral Bacterial Infections : Diagnosis and Management – Glendee Reynolds-Campbell – Dental Clinics of North America

Human gut microbiome 

The gut microbiota metabolism of pomegranate or walnut ellagitannins yields two urolithin-metabotypes that correlate with cardiometabolic risk biomarkers: comparison between normoweight, overweight-obesity and metabolic syndrome – María V. Selma – Clinical Nutrition

Animal experiments

Effects of dietary inclusion of the yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Wickerhamomyces anomalus on gut microbiota of rainbow trout – David Huyben –


Host Intestinal Epithelium Derived Mirnas Shape The Microbiota And Its Implication In Cardiovascular Diseases – Lianbi Zhao – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

The effect of penicillin administration in early life on murine gut microbiota and blood lymphocyte subsets – Jaroslaw Daniluk – Anaerobe

Effect of bioaugmentation by cellulolytic bacteria enriched from sheep rumen on methane production from wheat straw – E. Gozde Ozbayram – Anaerobe

Animal microbiomes

Hunting for healthy microbiomes: determining the core microbiomes of Ceratina, Megalopta, and Apis bees and how they associate with microbes in bee collected pollen – Peter Graystock – Conservation Genetics

Water and extremophile microbiome  

Bacterial Microbiota Associated with the Glacier Ice Worm Is Dominated by Both Worm-Specific and Glacier-Derived Facultative Lineages – Takumi Murakami – Microbes and Environments

Food microbiology

Biopreservation potential of lactic acid bacteria from Andean fermented food of vegetal origin – Alba Yépez – Food Control

Metaproteomic analysis of microbiota in the fermented fish, Siniperca chuatsi – Chaofan Ji – LWT – Food Science and Technology

Probiotics / prebiotics 

The use of potential probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum DW12 for producing a novel functional beverage from mature coconut water – Duangporn Kantachote – Journal of Functional Foods

Autochthonous lactic acid bacteria with probiotic aptitudes as starter cultures for fish-based products – Barbara Speranza – Food Microbiology

Functional probiotic products based on fermented buckwheat with Lactobacillus rhamnosus – Zuzana Matejčeková – LWT – Food Science and Technology


Organism and Microbiome Analysis: Techniques and Implications for Chronic Rhinosinusitis – Ashleigh A. Halderman – Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America

Microbes in the news

Vitamin May be Key to Killing Cancer-Causing Bacteria Carole Ellis ContagionLive

Changes in gut microbiota after unhealthy diet may protect from metabolic disease – Medical Press

Porridge really is that good for you – The Independent

Antibiotics and the honeybee microbiome – Kerry Evans – Labroots

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