October 29, 2020

Good morning! The highlight today would be a trial detailing the use of faecal microbiota transplantation in diabetes – with some surprising findings. There is also an interesting paper on the role of iron uptake systems in intestinal virulence in the Escherichia genus to read!

COVID-19

[Preview] Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Inhibitors using Lung and Colonic Organoids. Han et al. Nature.

Human gut microbiome

Toplogical analysis reveals state transitions in human gut and marine bacterial communities. Chang et al. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes.

Faecal microbiota transplantation halts progression of human new-onset type 1 diabetes in a randomised controlled trial. Groot et al. Gut.

[Review] A review of a potential and promising probiotic candidate ‐ Akkermansia muciniphila. Cheng and Xie. Journal of Applied Microbiology.

Vaginal microbiome

Vaginal microbiota and human papillomavirus infection among young Swedish women. Cheng et al. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes.

Animal Experiments

Correlation of gut microbiota and neurotransmitters in a rat model of post-traumatic stress disorder. Zhou et al. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences.

Major role of iron uptake systems in the intrinsic extra-intestinal virulence of the genus Escherichia revealed by a genome-wide association study. Galardini et al. PLOS genetics.

Campylobacter jejuni persistently colonizes gnotobiotic altered Schaedler flora C3H/HeN mice and induces mild colitis. Brand et al. FEMS Microbiology Letters.

Animal microbiome

Comparative Microbiome Analysis of Three Species of Laboratory-Reared Periplaneta Cockroaches Lee et al. Korean journal of Parasitology.

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Biological invasions alter environmental microbiomes: A meta-analysis. Malacrinó et al. PLOS one.

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