Holidays, Happiness and some updates on the microbiome!
Today’s short digest covers functions of different Lactobacillus strains; how weaning stress affects the gut microbiome and association of bacterial metabolite TMAO with Alzheimer’s disease.
Review: Antibiotics and the nervous system: More than just the microbes? – Kevin Champagne-Jorgensen – Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Human gut microbiome
The gut microbiota-derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease – Nicholas M. Vogt – Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy
A novel probiotic, Lactobacillus johnsonii 456, resists acid and can persist in the human gut beyond the initial ingestion period – Michael J. Davoren – Gut Microbes
Metabolomics and 16S rRNA sequencing of human colorectal cancers and adjacent mucosa – Mun Fai Loke – PlosOne
Human oral/respiratory microbiome
Differences in the lower airway microbiota of infants with and without cystic fibrosis – Katherine B. Frayman – Journal of Cystic Fibrosis
A Diet-Sensitive Commensal Lactobacillus Strain Mediates TLR7-Dependent Systemic Autoimmunity – Daniel F. Zegarra-Ruiz – Cell Host and Microbe
The gut microbiome is required for full protection against acute arsenic toxicity in mouse models – Michael Coryell – Nature Communications
Weaning Stress Perturbs Gut Microbiome and Its Metabolic Profile in Piglets – Yuan Li – Scientific Reports
Plant root soil microbiome
The effect of rhizosphere microbes outweighs host plant genetics in reducing insect herbivory – Charley J. Hubbard – Molecular Ecology
Enrichment of Verrucomicrobia, Actinobacteria and Burkholderiales drives selection of bacterial community from soil by maize roots in a traditional milpa agroecosystem – Eneas Aguirre-von-Wobeser – PlosOne
Friend and foe: β-cell Ca2+ signaling and the development of diabetes – Paul V. Sabatini – Molecular Metabolism