Today’s digest includes a full list of the collection of articles looking at the prenatal microbiota that was recently published in Microbiome as well as some excellent articles from Cell Host & Microbe.
A microbial metabolite remodels the gut-liver axis following bariatric surgery – Chaudhari et al. Cell Host & Microbe.
[REVIEW] The microbiota in pneumonia: From protection to predisposition. Thibeault et al. Science Translational Medicine.
BMC Microbiome has published a collection of articles looking at the prenatal microbiome including perspectives, and commentaries from a range of experts.
A philosophical perspective on the prenatal in utero microbiome debate – Walter and Hornef. Microbiome.
Batch effects account for the main findings of an in utero human intestinal bacterial colonization study – Goffau et al. Microbiome
Group therapy on in utero colonization: seeking common truths and a way forward. Silverstein and Mysorekar. Microbiome.
Lessons learned from the prenatal microbiome controversy. Blaser et al. Microbiome.
Microbiome or no microbiome: are we looking at the prenatal environment through the right lens? – Fricke and Ravel. Microbiome.
Corroborating evidence refutes batch effect as explanation for fetal bacteria – Rackeiyte et al. Microbiome
Role of dietary fiber in the recovery of the human gut microbiome and its metabolome. Tanes et al. Cell Host & Microbe
Biogeography of the Relationship between the Child Gut Microbiome and Innate Immune System – Amenyogbe et al. mSystems
Bifidobacterium bifidum strains synergize with immune checkpoint inhibitors to reduce tumour burden in mice – Lee et al. Nature Microbiology.