Good afternoon from sunny Adelaide, Australia. Today’s digest highlights a range of interesting microbiome research, an article in Science modelling the future of SARS-CoV2, and a commentary in Cell on data sharing.
Immunological characteristics govern the transition of COVID-19 to endemicity – Lavine et al. Science.
Human gut microbiome
Can we modulate the breastfed infant gut microbiota through maternal diet? – Sindi et al. FEMS Microbiology Reviews.
Impact of synbiotics on gut microbiota during early life: a randomized, double-blind study – Phavichitr et al. Scientific Reports
Adaptation of the small intestine to microbial enteropathogens in Zambian children with stunting – Amadi et al. Nature Microbiology
Genomic aberrations after short-term exposure to colibactin-producing E. coli transform primary colon epithelial cells – Iftekhar et al. Nature Communications
Human oral microbiome
Impact of the repurposed drug thonzonium bromide on host oral-gut microbiomes – Simon-Soro et al. npj biofilms and microbiomes
Deciphering a Marine Bone-Degrading Microbiome Reveals a Complex Community Effort – Borchest et al. – mSystems
Phages and viruses
Balance between promiscuity and specificity in phage λ host range – Andrews and Fields – ISME
A “data sharing trust” model for rapid, collaborative science – Chan et al. – Cell
A 16S rRNA Gene and Draft Genome Database for the Murine Oral Bacterial Community – Joseph et al. – mSystems