June 23, 2018

Some interesting papers on redox dynamics , diabetes and the microbiome and new bioinformatics methods for microbiome analysis! Also included is an editorial on the under-representation of women in Nature. 

General microbiome

Review: The Gut Microbiome as a Target for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes – Aydin Ö – Current Diabetes Reports

Human respiratory microbiome

Altered intestinal microbiota composition, antibiotic therapy and intestinal inflammation in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis. – deFreitas MB – PLoS One

Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome susceptibility and the pulmonary microbiome – Schott C – The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Human skin microbiome

Review: Atopic Dermatitis – Weidinger S – Nature Reviews Disease Primers

Human gut microbiome

The delayed effects of antibiotics in type 2 diabetes, friend or foe?  – Fu L – Journal of Endocrinology

Antibiotic-induced changes in the microbiota disrupt redox dynamics in the gut – Aspen T Reese – eLife

Alterations in the gut bacterial microbiome in fungal Keratitis patients. – Kalayana Chakravarthy – PLoS One


Animal experiments 

Impact of nutrition and rotavirus infection on the infant gut microbiota in a humanized pig model. – Kumar A – BMC Gastroenterology

Metabolomic signatures distinguish the impact of formula carbohydrates on disease outcome in a preterm piglet model of NEC – Lee Call – Microbiome

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

HCH phytoremediation potential of native plant species from a contaminated urban site in Turda, Romania. – Helga BE – Journal of Environmental Management

Water and extremophile microbiome

Conventional wastewater treatment and reuse site practices modify bacterial community structure but do not eliminate some opportunistic pathogens in reclaimed water. – Kulkarni P  – The Science of Total Environment

Food Microbiology

Biochemical Components Associated with Microbial Community Shift During the Pile-fermentation of Primary Dark Tea – Qin Li – Frontiers in Microbiology

Viral community predicts the geographical origin of fermented vegetable foods more precisely than bacterial community – Mi-Ja Jung – Food Microbiology


Probiotics / prebiotics

New lactic acid bacteria for skin health via oral intake of heat-killed or live cells. – Kimota Nira H – Animal Science Journal


Deciphering microbial interactions in synthetic human gut microbiome communities  – Ophelia S. Venturelli – bioRxiv

PERFect: PERmutation Filtering test for microbiome data – Ekaterina SmirnovaBiostatistics

Determination of intracellular metabolites concentrations in Escherichia coli under nutrition stress using Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry – Fenfen Ji – ScienceDirect


Generating Germ-Free Drosophila to Study Gut-Microbe Interactions: Protocol to Rear Drosophila Under Axenic Conditions. – Kietz C – Curr Protoc Toxicol

Visualization of Microbiota in Tick Guts by Whole-mount In Situ Hybridization. – Moss CE – JoVE


Swathi’s non-microbiology picks

Editorial – Nature’s under-representation of women

Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain – The Brainstorm Consortium – Science

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