January 18, 2021

Today’s articles primarily focus on the human gut microbiome, with one paper finding that artificial sweeteners may not be as bad for the gut as we think, and a link between the gut microbiome and chronic kidney disease by Yang et al. Another great paper also involved the use of biocontrol strains in plants to reduce wheat disease. Enjoy!

Human gut microbiome

Settlers of our inner surface – Factors shaping the gut microbiota from birth to toddlerhood. Laursen et al. FEMS Microbiology Reviews

Synbiotics alleviate the Gut Indole Load and Dysbiosis in Chronic Kidney Disease. Yang et al. Cells.

Effects of Transanal Irrigation on Gut Microbiota in Pediatric
Patients with Spina Bifida.
Furuta et al. Journal of Clinical Medicine.

High-dose saccharin supplementation does not induce gut microbiota changes or glucose intolerance in healthy humans and mice. Joan Serrano et al. Microbiome.

[Preprint] Listeria monocytogenes faecal carriage is common and driven by microbiota. Marc Garcia-Garceca et al. Bioxriv.

Modelling the effect of birth and feeding modes on the development of human gut microbiota. Xiong et al. Proceedings of the Royal Society b.

Gut microbiome partially mediates and coordinates the effects of genetics on anxiety-like behavior in Collaborative Cross mice. Jin et al. Scientific reports.

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Biocontrol of Two Bacterial Inoculant Strains and Their Effects on the Rhizosphere Microbial Community of Field-Grown Wheat. Wang et al. BioMed Research International

Techniques

[preprint] Utilizing the Food-Pathogen Metabolome to Putatively Identify Biomarkers for the Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) from Spinach. Jadhav et al. Preprints.

A semi-tryptic peptide centric metaproteomic mining approach and its potential utility in capturing signatures of gut microbial proteolysis. Yan et al. Microbiome.

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