June 18, 2018

Have a good Monday! Today in Microbiome Digest: reviews about the relationship between microbiome and brain function, vaccine response and dermatology. Studies about psoriasis and the gut microbiology, the effect of osmotic changes on the gut microbiota, protocols for oral microbiota profiling in lab classes, the role of indole in gut inflammation and more…

Human and General Microbiome

Review: Bile acids and FXR in functional gastrointestinal disorders – Paula Mosińska – Digestive and Liver Disease

Review: The Microbiome in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience – Amar Sarkar – Trends in Cognitive Sciences

Review: The influence of the intestinal microbiome on vaccine responses – Petra Zimmermann – Vaccine

Review: Close Encounters of Three Kinds: Bacteriophages, Commensal Bacteria, and Host Immunity – Eric C. Keen – Trends in Microbiology

The microbiome in dermatology – Shenara Musthaq – Clinics in Dermatology

Is psoriasis a bowel disease? Successful treatment with bile acids and bioflavonoids suggests it is – P. Haines Ely – Clinics in Dermatology

Microbial markers in colorectal cancer detection and/or prognosis – Romain Villéger – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Neurotransmitter modulation by the gut microbiota – Philip Strandwitz – Brain Research

Intestinal microbiota assessment in cirrhotic patients from a Mexican mestizo population – C. Pérez-Monter – Revista de Gastroenterología de México (Article in Spanish)

Profiling the Urinary Microbiota in Male Patients With Bladder Cancer in China – Peng Wu – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

Analysis of human C24 bile acids metabolome in serum and urine based on enzyme digestion of conjugated bile acids and LC-MS determination of unconjugated bile acids – Pingping Zhu – Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Tobacco-smoking-related prevalence of methanogens in the oral fluid microbiota – Ghiles Grine – Scientific Reports

Effect of rectal douching/enema on rectal gonorrhoea and chlamydia among a cohort of men who have sex with men on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis – Adiba Hassan – Sexually Transmitted Infections

Effect of administration of a probiotic preparation on gut microbiota and immune response in healthy women in India: an open-label, single-arm pilot study – Ankita Singh – BMC Gastroenterology

The urinary microbiome in women with mixed urinary incontinence compared to similarly aged controls – Yuko M. Komesu – International Urogynecology Journal

The influence of in vitro pectin fermentation on the human fecal microbiome – So-Jung Bang – AMB Express

Host genetics and microbiome associations through the lens of genome wide association studies – Omer Weissbrod – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Cutibacterium acnes and the shoulder microbiome – Boyang Qiu – Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


Animal Microbiome / Animal Experiments

Transient Osmotic Perturbation Causes Long-Term Alteration to the Gut Microbiota – Carolina Tropini – Cell

Probiotics L. acidophilus and B. clausii Modulate Gut Microbiota in Th1- and Th2-Biased Mice to Ameliorate Salmonella Typhimurium-Induced Diarrhea – Biswaranjan Pradhan – Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins

Altered microRNA regulation of short chain fatty acid receptors in the hypertensive kidney is normalized with hydrogen sulfide supplementation – Gregory J. Weber – Pharmacological Research

The effect of antibiotics on social aversion following early life inflammation – Amanda C. Kentner – Physiology & Behavior

Analysis of the Gut Microbial Diversity of Dairy Cows During Peak Lactation by PacBio Single-Molecule Real-Time (SMRT) Sequencing – Weicheng Li – Current Microbiology

Diet Modifies Colonic Microbiota and CD4+ T Cell Repertoire to Induce Flares of Colitis in Mice With Myeloid-cell Expression of Interleukin 23 – Lili Chen – Gastroenterology

Chronic exposure to fungicide propamocarb induces bile acid metabolic disorder and increases trimethylamine in C57BL/6J mice – Sisheng Wu – Science of The Total Environment

Distribution of Salmonella Enteritidis in internal organs and variation of cecum microbiota in chicken after oral challenge – Jinxin Zeng – Microbial Pathogenesis

The comparative genomics of Bifidobacterium callitrichos reflects dietary carbohydrate utilization within the common marmoset gut – Korin Albert – Microbial Genomics

The gut microbiota metabolite indole alleviates liver inflammation in mice – Martin Beaumont – The FASEB Journal

Alpha-Ketoglutarate in Low-Protein Diets for Growing Pigs: Effects on Cecal Microbial Communities and Parameters of Microbial Metabolism – Jiashun Chen – Frontiers in Microbiology

Berberine Regulates Treg/Th17 Balance to Treat Ulcerative Colitis Through Modulating the Gut Microbiota in the Colon

Screening of multimeric β-xylosidases from the gut microbiome of a higher termite, Globitermes brachycerastes – Huantian Cui – Frontiers in Pharmacology

Impact of Gut Microbiota and Diet on the Development of Atherosclerosis in Apoe-/- Mice – Annika Lindskog Jonsson – Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

Saturated long-chain fatty acid-producing bacteria contribute to enhanced colonic motility in rats – Ling Zhao – Microbiome

News in Brief: Antibiotics Protect Against Liver Tumors in Mice in Cancer Discovery


Water Microbiome

Methanogenic community shifts during the transition from sewage mono-digestion to co-digestion of grass biomass – Justus Hardegen – Bioresource Technology


Protocols and Methodologies

Simple Protocol for Molecular Fingerprinting of Human Oral Microbiota Samples in Lab Classes – Ana C. Henriques – Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education

Sample tracking in microbiome community profiling assays using synthetic 16S rRNA gene spike-in controls – Dieter M. Tourlousse – Scientific Reports

Taxonomy-aware feature engineering for microbiome classification – Mai Oudah – BMC Bioinformatics


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