September 21, 2018

A lot of nutrition papers in todays digest! Along with some interesting papers on optimizing microbiome sample prep and modeling results. Also included is an article on gender bias in science. 

General microbiome

The microbiome and inborn errors of metabolism: Why we should look carefully at their interplay? – Colonetti K – Genetics and Molecular Biology

A Comparative Review on Microbiota Manipulation: Lessons From Fish, Plants, Livestock, and Human Research. – Brugman S – Frontiers in Nutrition

Human gut microbiome

Propionate-producing bacteria in the intestine may associate with skewed responses of IL10-producing regulatory T cells in patients with relapsing polychondritis. – Shimizu J – PLoS One

Ectopic Fat Accumulation in Distinct Insulin Resistant Phenotypes; Targets for Personalized Nutritional Interventions. -Trouwborst I – Frontiers in Nutrition

The human gut pan-microbiome presents a compositional core formed by discrete phylogenetic units. -Aguirre de Cárcer D. – Scientific Reports

Microbiota-sensitive epigenetic signature predicts inflammation in Crohn’s disease. – Kelly D – JCI Insight

Mannose Alters Gut Microbiome, Prevents Diet-Induced Obesity, and Improves Host Metabolism. – Sharma V – Cell Reports
The Effect of White Rice and White Bread as Staple Foods on Gut Microbiota and Host Metabolism. – Mano F – Nutrients

Human Oral microbiome

Child Weight Gain Trajectories Linked To Oral Microbiota Composition. – Crag SJC – Scientific Reports

Human Pregnancy microbiome

Metagenomic analysis with strain-level resolution reveals fine-scale variation in the human pregnancy microbiome. – Goltsman DSA – Genome Research

Animal experiments 

Expansion of commensal fungus Wallemia mellicola in the gastrointestinal mycobiota enhances the severity of allergic airway disease in mice. – Skalski JH – PLoS Pathogens

Impact of Cross-Contamination Concentrations of Doxycycline Hyclate on the Microbial Ecosystem in an Ex Vivo Model of the Pig’s Cecum. – De Mulder T – Microbial Drug Resistance

Micromanaging Immunity in the Murine Host vs. the Mosquito Vector: Microbiota-Dependent Immune Responses to Intestinal Parasites. – Yordanova IA – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

The gut of the finch: uniqueness of the gut microbiome of the Galápagos vampire finch. – Michel AJ – Microbiome

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Metatranscriptomics reveals a differential temperature effect on the structural and functional organization of the anaerobic food web in rice field soil. – Peng J – Microbiome

A metagenomics roadmap to the uncultured genome diversity in hypersaline soda lake sediments. – Vavourakis CD – Microbiome



Comparison of Fecal Collection Methods for Microbiome and Metabolomics Studies. – Wang Z – Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology


Modelling microbiome recovery after antibiotics using a stability landscape framework – – Liam P. Shaw – bioRxiv


The role of adjuvant probiotics to attenuate intestinal inflammatory responses due to cancer treatments. – Thomas M – Beneficial Microbes

Swathi’s non-microbiology picks

How female scientists can confront gender bias in the workplace  – Kendall Powell – Nature


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