Today’s digest shows some great papers, with two highlights. The first being the value of a ketogenic diet on treating drug-resistant epilepsy in children, suggesting gut microbial dysbiosis is responsible for the drug resistance. the second is a thorough analysis of both the developing microbiota in goats using metagenomics and metatranscriptomics by Pan et al. Enjoy!
(Preprint) Gut microbiota diversity and C-Reactive Protein are predictors of disease severity in COVID-19 patients – Moreira-Rosário et al. Bioxriv.
HPV infection and bacterial microbiota in the semen from healthy men. – Tuomimen et al. BMC Infectious Diseases.
(Review) Gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease: molecular pathology and implications of gut microbiome, probiotics, and fecal microbiota transplantation – Metta et al. Journal of Neurology.
Gut flora and metabolism are altered in epilepsy and partially restored after ketogenic diets – Gong et al. Microbial pathogenesis.
Oral administration of Lactobacillus crispatus M247 to papillomavirus-infected women: results of a preliminary, uncontrolled, open trial – Di Pierro et al. Minerva Obstrestics and Gynecology.
(Preview) Bugs R Us: Restoring sociability with microbiota in autism. – Bellone and Lüscher. Cell reports medicine.
Dynamics of rumen gene expression,microbiome colonization, and their interplay in goats – Pan et al. BMC Genomics.
Evolution of rumen and oral microbiota incalves is influenced by age and time of weaning – Amin et al. Animal Microbiome
Plant, root and soil microbiome
(Review) Impacts of wildfire on soil microbiome in Boreal environments – Köster et al. Current opinion in Environmental Science & Health.