May 10, 2021

Good morning! Today’s papers are mainly focused on the gut microbiota. A particular highlight is Li et al’s study, involving a network analysis of ulcerative colitis patient microbiotas, showing their potential role as opportunistic pathogens. Enjoy!

Gut microbiome

Iron status influences non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obesity through the gut microbiome. Mayneris-Perxachs et al. Microbiome.

Ecological and network analyses identify four microbial species with potential significance for the diagnosis/treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC). Li et al. BMC microbiology.

A meta-analysis of Gut Microbiota in Children with Autism. Andreo-Martinéz et al. Journal of autism and developmental disorders.

Pregnancy and early life

Deviations in the gut microbiota of neonates affected by maternal group B Streptococcus colonization. Li et al. BMC microbiology.

Animal experiments

Preprint: Longitudinal changes in diet cause repeatable and largely reversible shifts in gut microbial communities of laboratory mice and are observed across segments of the entire intestinal tract. Low et al. Bioxriv.

Cage environment regulates gut microbiota independent of toll-like receptors. Lipinski et al. Infection and Immunity.

Changes of gut microbiome composition and metabolites associated with hypertensive heart failure rats. Li et al. BMC microbiology.

Plant, root and soil microbiome

Specific and conserved patterns of microbiota-structuring by maize benzoxazinoids in the field. Cadot et al. Microbiome.

Water and Extremophile Microbiome

Preprint: A metagenomic view of novel microbial and metabolic diversity found within the deep terrestrial biosphere. R. Osburn et al. Bioxriv.


geneshot: gene-level metagenomics identifies genome islands associated with immunotherapy response. Minot et al. Genome Biology.

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