September 20, 2019

Have a nice day! In this digest, an interesting study about the relationship between peripheral serotonin synthesis and host glucose homeostasis, as well as another study showing the long-term maintained high levels of Proteobacteria in Crohn’s disease. And, of course, more papers!   Human and General Microbiome Are we Ready for a “Microbiome-Guided Behaviour” Approach? […]

September 9, 2019

Good Morning! Many research articles are posted! Highlights include a study describing hyper targeted phages in the human gut and a virome database, and construction of a pathway in a heterologus organism to pruduce secondary bile molecules for efforts to engineer and control bacterial metabolites in diseases. Happy readings! Human oral microbiotaIdentification of Initial Colonizing […]

September 6, 2019

Today’s rich Digest features a report on how persister pathogens can spread antibiotic resistant plasmids, a study on how diet might alleviate Alzheimer’s, and a screen for the effect of microbiome on diabetes drug efficacy. Other highlights include the evolution and ecology of animal gut microbial communities, microbial communities in soils with radioactive contamination, and […]

June 22, 2019

Have a nice Saturday! Today, in this Digest: A set of reviews about the relationship between the microbiome and autism-related complications, Helicobacter infection, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hypertension; a study about potential microbiome changes on fibromyalgia, the microbiota of milk in primates, the relationship between genomic and microbiome content in pigs and an interesting […]

June 3, 2019

Good Morning! Highlights from Monday’s digest include understanding the evolution of the E. coli chemosensory machinery from an ancient form with a stress response pathway function, curriculum design and evaluation tool for developing bioinformatics competencies and strain-dependent induction of gastric dysbiosis and gastric cancers investigated in the animal model, Mongolian gerbil. General microbiology Repurposing a […]

May 23, 2019

Composition of the human mucosa-associated microbiota, changes in gut microbial diversity with social rank in cichlid fish, microbes supporting sustainable rice production, the effects of tweeting on article engagement in medical education. General microbiome Global change microbiology — big questions about small life for our future – Antje Boetius – Nature Reviews Microbiology Human oral […]

May 13, 2019

Good Morning! Highlights from Monday’s digest include host switching ability in the Polyomaviruses carried in African bats, identification of microbial genes invloved in metal detoxification from metagenomes of oil-impacted mangrove sediments and a technical note about machine learning repository of curated classification and regression tasks derived from human microbiome datasets. General Microbiology Pseudomonas syringae Increases […]

May 3, 2019

A concise Digest today featuring a novel approach to targeting antibiotic resistance, and some cool art by a Healthcare company to promote infectious disease awareness. Enjoy reading! (Apologies for the tight formatting, technological difficulty…) General microbiology Review: Fungal evolution: major ecological adaptations and evolutionary transitions – Miguel A. Naranjo-Ortiz and Toni Gabaldón – Biological Reviews […]

April 17, 2019

Today’s Digest contains quite a few news articles. Features for today include a review on the importance of proper controls in microbiome studies, a patent for one method of analyzing microbiome dynamics (really?), and the NASA Twins Study, how can one year in space change your gut microbiota and much more? Enjoy reading! General microbiology […]

April 15, 2019

Today’s Monday morning digest covers reviews on different aspects of human microbiome, interesting articles about effects of early life treatments in rodents and news updates on market prediction of microbiome sequencing and therapeutics. General microbiome Current understanding of the human microbiome – Jack A Gilbert – Nature Communications The Importance of the Microbiome in Bariatric […]