October 19, 2017

Today, we have a short Digest but with interesting remarks: Alzheimer’s disease associated microbiome, the bacterial tree of Life and more.


Human Microbiome

Gut microbiome alterations in Alzheimer’s disease – Nicholas M. Vogt – Scientific Reports

Links of gut microbiota composition with alcohol dependence syndrome and alcoholic liver disease – Veronika B. Dubinkina – Microbiome (BMC)

Male-specific Association Between Fat Free Mass Index and Faecal Microbiota in 2 to 3 Year Old Australian Children – Paula Smith-Brown – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition


General Microbiome

Enrichment allows identification of diverse, rare elements in metagenomic resistome-virulome sequencing – Noelle R. Noyes – Microbiome (BMC)

Sulfites inhibit the growth of four species of beneficial gut bacteria at concentrations regarded as safe for food – Sally V. Irwin – PLoS ONE

Research Highlights: Host-microbe interactions: Aiming at GPCRs – Mirella Bucci – Nature Chemical Biology


Animal Microbiome

Recombinant Incretin-Secreting Microbe Improves Metabolic Dysfunction in High-Fat Diet Fed Rodents – Paul M. Ryan – Scientific Reports

Microbiota Diversification and Crash Induced by Dietary Oxalate in the Mammalian Herbivore Neotoma albigula – Aaron W. Miller – mSphere

Commentary: Microbes REV up Host Metabolism around the Clock – Geoffrey N. Pronovost – Immunity

Impact of age-related mitochondrial dysfunction and exercise on intestinal microbiota composition – David Houghton – The Journals of Gerontology Series A

Comparative Analysis of Gut Microbiota of Culex restuans (Diptera: Culicidae) Females From Different Parents – Ephantus J Muturi – Journal of Medical Entomology


Beneficial Microbes and Molecules

Maternal milk feedings reduce sepsis, necrotizing enterocolitis and improve outcomes of premature infants – J Cortez – Journal of Perinatology

Therapeutic potential of Bifidobacterium breve strain A1 for preventing cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease – Yodai Kobayash – Scientific Reports

Recombinant Incretin-Secreting Microbe Improves Metabolic Dysfunction in High-Fat Diet Fed Rodents – Paul M. Ryan – Scientific Reports


Environmental Microbiome

The plant circadian clock influences rhizosphere community structure and function – Charley J Hubbard – The ISME Journal



Towards a balanced view of the bacterial tree of life – Frederik Schulz – Microbiome (BMC)



Primary and heterotrophic productivity relate to multi-kingdom diversity in a hypersaline mat – Hans C. Bernstein – FEMS Microbiology Ecology


Non-Microbiology picks

Sci-Hub provides access to nearly all scholarly literature – Daniel S Himmelstein – PeerJ Preprints

Nature index: On the biotech block – Alexandra Ossola – Nature


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