May 16th, 2020

Good morning!

A few nice studies today, with highlights being utilising Streptomyces endophytes to aid in plant growth, a review on the gut-brain-axis with a focus on psychiatry, and a bioinformatics study looking into the role of pathogenic E.coli in cancer. Enjoy!


The coding capacity of SARS-CoV-2 Y.Finkel/O. Mizrahi et al. bioXriv.

Human vaginal microbiome

The study of host-bacterial relationships and immune function in different vaginal environments (Study in progress) A. berard et al. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada.

Human gut microbiome

Relationship between the composition of the digestive microbiota and the concentrations of opportunistic pathogens in intensive care patients. C. Fontaine et al. bioXriv.

Animal microbiome

Evaluation of fecal Lactobacillus populations in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy: a pilot study. Karen R. Muñana et al. Animal microbiome.

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Streptomyces endophytes promotes the growth of Arabidopsis thaliana S. F Worsley et al. bioXriv.

Water and extremophile microbiome

Deciphering a marine bone degrading microbiome reveals a complex community effort E. Borchert et al. bioRxiv.


Human microbiome and homeostasis: insights into the key role of prebiotics, probiotics and symbiotics. B. Salehi et al. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.

Probiotics and the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Focus on Psychiatry. Mörkl S. Current Nutrition Reports.


Novel Discoveries Targeting Pathogenic Gut Microbes and New Therapies in Pancreatic Cancer: Does Pathogenic E. coli Infection Cause Pancreatic Cancer Progression Modulated by TUBB/Rho/ROCK Signaling Pathway? A Bioinformatic Analysis. W. Luo et al. BioMed Research international.

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