September 4, 2021

Have a nice weekend! Today we have a good set of papers. Highlights: articles about microbiome crosstalk in acute leukemia, the relationship between trimethylamine N-oxide and hypertension, and the quantification of rapid bacterial evolution in a murine model. 


Altered microbiota-host metabolic crosstalk preceding neutropenic fever in patients with acute leukemia – Armin Rashidi – Blood Advances

Gut microbiota dependent trimethylamine N-oxide aggravates angiotensin II-induced hypertension – Shan Jiang – Redox Biology

Quantifying rapid bacterial evolution and transmission within the mouse intestine – Kimberly S Vasquez – Cell Host & Microbe

Human and General Microbiome

Letter: Human oral microbiome cannot predict Pleistocene starch dietary level, and dietary glucose consumption is not essential for brain growth – Miki Ben-Dor – PNAS

Free threonine in human breast milk is related to infant intestinal microbiota composition – Monika Riederer – Amino Acids

Sickle cell disease children’s gut colonization by extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacterales: an antibiotic prophylaxis effect? – Adriano de Souza Santos Monteiro – Journal of Medical Microbiology

Disruption of the oral microbiota is associated with a higher risk of relapse after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation – Vinícius Campos de Molla – Scientific Reports

The bladder microbiome and interstitial cystitis: is there a connection? – Melinda G Abernethy – Current opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Delivery mode and perinatal antibiotics influence the predicted metabolic pathways of the gut microbiome – Petri Vänni – Scientific Reports

Changes in Conjunctival Microbiota Associated With HIV Infection and Antiretroviral Therapy – Qun Liu – Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Activation of the gut microbiota-kynurenine-liver axis contributes to the development of nonalcoholic hepatic steatosis in nondiabetic adult. – Guoyuan Sui – Aging

Review: Recent progress in research on the gut microbiota and highland adaptation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. – Kui Liu – Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Review: Investigating dairy microbiome: an opportunity to ensure quality, safety and typicity. – Ilario Ferrocino – Current Opinion in Biotechnology

Review: Novel approaches to intervene gut microbiota in the treatment of chronic liver diseases. – Chang Liu – The FASEB journal

Review: Tryptophan-derived serotonin-kynurenine balance in immune activation and intestinal inflammation – Sabah Haq – The FASEB journal

Human gut microbiome impacts skeletal muscle mass via gut microbial synthesis of the short-chain fatty acid butyrate among healthy menopausal women – Wan-Qiang Lv – Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle

Effects of gut microbiota-derived extracellular vesicles on obesity and diabetes and their potential modulation through diet – Ester Díez-Sainz – Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry

Animal Microbiome

Integrated Bacterial and Fungal Diversity Analysis Reveals the Gut Microbial Alterations in Diarrheic Giraffes – Aoyun Li – Frontiers in microbiology

Comparative study of gut microbiota from captive and confiscated-rescued wild pangolins – Chunbing Liu – Journal of Genetics and Genomics

Sugar feeding protects against arboviral infection by enhancing gut immunity in the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti – Floriane Almire – PLoS pathogens

Bacterial community dynamics on bats and the implications for pathogen resistance – Aoqiang Li – Environmental Microbiology

Draft Genome Sequence of Enterobacter oligotrophicus, Isolated from the Microbiome of a Lizard in the Caribbean. – Matthieu Pot – Microbiology Resource Announcements

Animal Model Microbiome

Gut microbiota and metabolites of α-synuclein transgenic monkey models with early stage of Parkinson’s disease – Yaping Yan – NPJ biofilms and microbiomes

Eugenol Alleviates Dextran Sulfate Sodium-Induced Colitis Independent of Intestinal Microbiota in Mice – Shuai Chen – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Integrative analysis of the gut microbiome and metabolome in a rat model with stress induced irritable bowel syndrome – Yue Hu – Scientific Reports

Lycium barbarum polysaccharide attenuates emotional injury of offspring elicited by prenatal chronic stress in rats via regulation of gut microbiota – Feng Zhao – Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy

Sex-specific effects of the microbiota on adult carbohydrate intake and body composition in a polyphagous fly – Binh Nguyen – Journal of Insect Physiology

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Commentary: Targeted diets for the gut microbiota and the potential cardiovascular effects – Gemma Chiva-Blanch – Cardiovascular Research

Review: Galacto-oligosaccharides as infant prebiotics: production, application, bioactive activities and future perspectives – Valentina Ambrogi – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Synbiotics Containing Nanoprebiotics: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy to Restore Gut Dysbiosis. – Liang Hong – Frontiers in Microbiology

Environmental Microbiome

Comparative Metagenomics of the Active Layer and Permafrost from Low-Carbon Soil in the Canadian High Arctic – Xiaofen Wu – Environmental Science & Technology

Microbiome analysis and techniques

Powerful and robust non-parametric association testing for microbiome data via a zero-inflated quantile approach (ZINQ) – Wodan Ling – Microbiome

High-resolution microbiome analysis enabled by linking of 16S rRNA gene sequences with adjacent genomic contexts. – Žana Kapustina – Microbial Genomics

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