February 28, 2018

Have a good Wednesday! After few days of inactivity, we bring this digest with several reviews from different aspects of microbiome research. We included also some papers about microbiota and antibiotic resistance, microbiota and metabolism, and more.


Human and General microbiome

Review: Microbiota and Metabolism — What’s New in 2018 – Alexis Bretin – American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism

Review: Eicosanoids in the GI Tract – John L Wallace – British Journal of Pharmacology

Review: Gut : liver : brain axis: the microbial challenge in the hepatic encephalopathy – Andrea Mancini – Food and Function

Meeting update: faecal microbiota transplantation–bench, bedside, courtroom? – Nik Sheng Ding – . Frontline Gastroenterology

Mini-Review: Involvement of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor and Receptors in Immune Cells in Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Mahanand Chatoo – Frontiers in Endocrinology

Gut microbiome composition in lean patients with NASH is associated with liver damage independent of caloric intake: A prospective pilot study – S.M.B.Duarte – Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases

Study protocol: Antifibrotic and molecular aspects of rifaximin in alcoholic liver disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial – Bjørn Stæhr Madsen – Trials

Gut microbiota characterisation in obese patients before and after bariatric surgery – G. Campisciano – Beneficial Microbes

Effect of sodium fluoride on oral biofilm microbiota and enamel demineralization – Thomas Thurnheer – Archives of Oral Biology

Review: Human Gut Microbiota in Health and Alzheimer’s Disease – Leszek Szablewski –  Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

Fecal microbiota profile in atopic asthmatic adult patients – A.M. Okba – European annals of allergy and clinical immunology

Cervicovaginal microbiota composition correlates with the acquisition of high-risk human papillomavirus types – Xiaojie Huang – International journal of cancer

Review: Dysbiosis of gut microbiota in promoting the development of colorectal cancer – Shaomin Zou – Gastroenterology Report

In Brief: Microbiome: Principles of microbiota engraftment – Andrea Du Toit – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Clearance of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae versus Vancomycin-resistant enterococci carriage after fecal microbiota transplant: a prospective comparative study – Aurélien Dinh – The Journal of Hospital Infection

Alterations of the human gut Methanobrevibacter smithii as a biomarker for inflammatory bowel diseases – Shaghayegh Baradaran Ghavami – Microbial Pathogenesis

Forum: Inadequate Production of H2 by Gut Microbiota and Parkinson Disease – Sergej M.Ostojic – Trends in endocrinology and metabolism

Review: Brain Feeding Circuits after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – Mohammed K.Hankir – Trends in endocrinology and metabolism

Temporal variability of oral microbiota over 10 months and the implications for future epidemiologic studies – Emily Vogtmann – Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention

Review: Psoriatic arthritis: tissue-directed inflammation? – Giacomo Cafaro – Clinical Rheumatology


Animal Microbiome

Intestine farnesoid X receptor agonist and the gut microbiota activate G-protein bile acid receptor-1 signaling to improve metabolism – Preeti Pathak – Hepatology

Primary murine mucosal response during cephalosporin-induced intestinal colonization by Enterococcus faecium – Antoni P. A. Hendrickx – MicrobiologyOpen

Respiratory Disease following Viral Lung Infection Alters the Murine Gut Microbiota – Helen T. Groves – Frontiers in Immunology

Tartary buckwheat protein prevented dyslipidemia in high-fat diet-fed mice associated with gut microbiota changes – Xiao-Li Zhou – Food and chemical toxicology

When Darwin’s Special Difficulty Promotes Diversification in Insects – Frederic Legendre – Systematic Biology

Commensal Microbes Induce Serum IgA Responses that Protect against Polymicrobial Sepsis – Joel R.Wilmore – Cell host and microbe

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor preserves intestinal mucosal barrier function and alters gut microbiota in mice – Chen Li – The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences

Microbiota-mediated modulation of organophosphate insecticide toxicity by species-dependent lactobacilli interactions in a Drosophila melanogaster insect model – Brendan A. Daisley – Applied And Environmental Microbiology

Assessing bacterial community dynamics across the gastrointestinal tract of dairy calves during pre-weaning development – Juliana Dias – Applied And Environmental Microbiology

Microbial community dynamics during rearing of black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens) and its impact on exploitation potential – Jeroen De Smet – Applied And Environmental Microbiology

Microbiota promote secretory cell determination in the intestinal epithelium by modulating host Notch signaling – Joshua V. Troll – Development

Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effect of S-allyl-cysteine sulfoxide (alliin) in DIO mice – Baiqiang Zhai – Scientific Reports


Pathogen research

Immunization with intestinal microbiota-derived Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli reduces bacteria-specific recolonization of the intestinal tract – Julio Adrián Garfias-López – Immunology Letters

Salmonella-mediated inflammation eliminates competitors for fructose-asparagine in the gut – Jikang Wu – Infection and immunity

Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection with a small molecule inhibitor of toxin UDP-glucose hydrolysis activity – Ilana L. Stroke – Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy

Review: Treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile colitis: a narrative review – Roy J Hopkins – Gastroenterology Report

Review: Pseudomonas syringae: what it takes to be a pathogen – Xiu-Fang Xin – Nature Reviews Microbiology


Food Microbiome

Review: Seafood spoilage microbiota and associated volatile organic compounds at different storage temperatures and packaging conditions – Olumide A.Odeyemi – International journal of food microbiology


Water Microbiome

A closer look at the antibiotic-resistant bacterial community found in urban wastewater treatment systems – Amir H. Tehrani – MicrobiologyOpen



Transitory microbial habitat in the hyperarid Atacama Desert – Dirk Schulze-Makuch – PNAS


Other papers

Microbial diversity in biodeteriorated Greek historical documents dating back to the 19th and 20th century: A case study – Kiriaki Karakasidou – MicrobiologyOpen

A novel affordable reagent for room temperature storage and transport of fecal samples for metagenomic analyses – Mo Han – Microbiome

Identification of a highly active tannase enzyme from the oral pathogen Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum – Julen Tomás-Cortázar – Microbial Cell Factories

Effect of Bacillus subtilis C-3102 on loose stools in healthy volunteers – M. Hatanaka – Beneficial Microbes

In situ biomolecule production by bacteria; a synthetic biology approach to medicine – Yensi Flores Bueso – Journal of Controlled Release

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