May 17, 2019

Today’s digest featuring a detailed contribution of the human microbiome to carcinogenesis, some interesting research, and reviews focusing on the microbial role in combat neurodegeneration, neuroimmune alterations, metabolism of lipids and N-ε-Carboxymethyllysine and an antibiotic resistome from healthy pig metagenome. Enjoy reading.

General microbiome

International Cancer Microbiome Consortium consensus statement on the role of the human microbiome in carcinogenesis – Alasdair J Scott – Gut

Exploring the impacts of raw materials and environments on the microbiota in Chinese Daqu starter – HaiDu – International Journal of Food Microbiology

Review: The Use of Defined Microbial Communities To Model Host-Microbe Interactions in the Human Gut – Janneke Elzinga – Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews

Gut microbiome

The bacterial communities of the small intestine and stool in children with short bowel syndrome – Steven L. Zeichner – PLOS ONE

Review: Modification of the gut microbiome to combat neurodegeneration – Andrew Octavian Sasmita Reviews in the Neurosciences

Markers of dysbiosis in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease – Danilova NA – Terapevticheskiĭ Arkhiv

Mid-life microbiota crises: middle age is associated with pervasive neuroimmune alterations that are reversed by targeting the gut microbiome – Marcus Boehme – Molecular Psychiatry

Systematic assessment of secondary bile acid metabolism in gut microbes reveals distinct metabolic capabilities in inflammatory bowel disease Almut Heinken – Microbiome

Anaerobic Degradation of N-ε-Carboxymethyllysine, A Major Glycation End Product, By Human Intestinal Bacteria – Thi Phuong Nam Bui – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Letter: Lipopolysaccharide from Gut Microbiota Modulates α-Synuclein Aggregation and Alters Its Biological Function – Dipita Bhattacharyya – ACS Chemical Neuroscience

Respiratory microbiome

Competition among Nasal Bacteria Suggests a Role for Siderophore-Mediated Interactions in Shaping the Human Nasal Microbiota – Reed M. Stubbendieck – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Could the Sputum Microbiota Be a Biomarker That Predicts Mortality after Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?Jun-Chieh J. Tsay – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Skin microbiome

Amphibian Host and Skin Microbiota Response to a Common Agricultural Antimicrobial and Internal Parasite – Obed Hernández-Gómez – Microbial Ecology

Plant microbiome

Engineering banana endosphere microbiome to improve Fusarium wilt resistance in banana – Yupei Liu – Microbiome

Review: Ecology and Evolution of Plant Microbiomes – Viviane Cordovez – Annual Review of Microbiology

Animal microbiome / Animal experiments

Does MHC heterozygosity influence microbiota form and function? – M. A. Wadud Khan – PLOS ONE

Faecal microbiota shift during weaning transition in piglets and evaluation of AO blood types as shaping factor for the bacterial community profile – Vincenzo Motta – PLOS ONE

CD1d Modulates Colonic Inflammation in NOD2−/− Mice by Altering the Intestinal Microbial Composition Comprising Acetatifactor murisChansu Lee – Journal of Chron’s and Colitis

Switching on the light: using metagenomic shotgun sequencing to characterize the intestinal microbiome of Atlantic cod – Even Sannes Riiser – Environmental Microbiology

Predicting residual feed intake status using rumen microbial profiles in ewe lambs – Melinda J Ellison – Journal of Animal Science

Antibiotic resistomes of healthy pig faecal metagenomes Aoife Joyce – Microbial Genomics

Extract of ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) ameliorates hyperglycemia and modulates the gut microbiota composition in type 2 diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats – Chengcheng Zhang – Food and Function

Absence of gut microbiota during early life affects anxiolytic Behaviors and monoamine neurotransmitters system in the hippocampal of mice – Jun-Xi Pan – Journal of the Neurological Science

Gut microbiota characterization and lipid metabolism disorder found in PCB77-treated female mice – YulangChi – Toxicology

Fecal Viral Diversity of Captive and Wild Tasmanian Devils Characterized Using Virion-Enriched Metagenomics and Metatranscriptomics – Rowena Chong – Journal of Virology

Depression Promotes the Onset of Irritable Bowel Syndrome through Unique Dysbiosis in Rats – Takeshi Takajo – Gut and Liver

Hepatic progenitor cell activation is induced by the depletion of the gut microbiome in mice – Fei Wang – MicrobiologyOpen


Saccharomyces boulardii CNCM I-745 changes lipidemic profile and gut microbiota in a hamster hypercholesterolemic model – F. Briand – Beneficial Microbes

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