August 15, 2019

Have a nice Thursday! Today we have a set of papers showing randomized trials related to antibiotic use and alimentary interventions, metabolic networks associated with C. difficile infection, and analysis of E. coli isolates from human stool. Today, we also include a couple of protocol papers about the use of stable isotope probing in plant microbiome research.

 

Human and General Microbiome

Gut microbiome alteration in MORDOR I: a community-randomized trial of mass azithromycin distribution – T. Doan – Nature Medicine 

Fecal microbiome and metabolome of infants fed bovine MFGM supplemented formula or standard formula with breast-fed infants as reference: a randomized controlled trial – Xuan He – Scientific Reports

Antibiotic Resistance, Virulence Factors, Phenotyping, and Genotyping of E. coli Isolated from the Feces of Healthy Subjects – Stefano Raimondi – Microorganisms

Metabolomic networks connect host-microbiome processes to human Clostridioides difficile infections – John I. Robinson – The Journal of Clinical Investigation

Antibiotic exposure and ‘response failure’ for subsequent respiratory tract infections: an observational cohort study of UK preschool children in primary care – Oliver van Hecke – British Journal of General Practice 

Abnormal vaginal microbiome associated with vaginal mesh complications – Nikolaus Veit‐Rubin – Neurology and Urodynamics

Acceptability, Tolerability and Safety of Faecal Microbiota Transplantation in patients with active Ulcerative Colitis (AT&S Study) – Ajit Sood – Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The bacteriome of otitis media with effusion: Does it originate from the adenoid? – Oguz Ari – International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 

An Exploratory Analysis of Fecal Immunochemical Test Performance for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Nigeria – Gregory C. Knapp – World Journal of Surgery

Isolates from colonic spirochaetosis in humans show high genomic divergence and potential pathogenic features but are not detected using standard primers for the human microbiota – Kaisa Thorell – Journal of Bacteriology

Microbiota-derived Trimethylamine N-oxide Predicts Cardiovascular Risk After STEMI – Yasushi Matsuzawa – Scientific Reports

Review: Targeting Microbiota: What Do We Know about It at Present? – Aleksejs Derovs – Medicina

Tech News: Reproducibility: the search for microbiome standards – Joseph Martin – BioTechniques

 

Animal Microbiome

Intestinal microbial products from alcohol-fed mice contribute to intestinal permeability and peripheral immune activation – Derrick R. Samuelson – Alcoholism

Comparative metagenomic sequencing analysis of cecum microbiotal diversity and function in broilers and layers – Zhao Qi – 3 Biotech

Oligosaccharides Modulate Rotavirus-Associated Dysbiosis and TLR Gene Expression in Neonatal Rats – Ignasi Azagra-Boronat – Cells

Role of coprophagy in the cecal microbiome development of an herbivorous bird Japanese rock ptarmigan – Atsushi Kobayashi – Journal of Veterinary Medical Science

 

Beneficial compounds and microbes

Review: The role of gut microbiota for the activity of medicinal plants traditionally used in the European Union for gastrointestinal disorders – Timo A. Thumann – Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Commentary: Microbiome, probiotics and dermatology – J.A. Cardenas‐de la Garza – British Journal of Dermatology

Cooked Red Lentils Dose-Dependently Modulate the Colonic Microenvironment in Healthy C57Bl/6 Male Mice – Daniela Graf – Nutrients

Health Benefits of Lactobacillus gasseri CP2305 Tablets in Young Adults Exposed to Chronic Stress: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study – Kensei Nishida – Nutrients 

Effect of coffee on the compositional shift of oral indigenous microbiota cultured in vitro – 

 

Food Microbiome

Microbial Transformations of Organically Fermented Foods – Ruma Raghuvanshi – Metabolites

 

Plant Microbiome

Protocol: Stable Isotope Probing of Microbiota Structure and Function in the Plant Rhizosphere – Wafa Achouak – Stable Isotope Probing (Methods in Molecular Biology)

Protocol: Targeted Metatranscriptomics of Soil Microbial Communities with Stable Isotope Probing – Ang Hu – Stable Isotope Probing (Methods in Molecular Biology)

Environmental pollution effects on plant microbiota: the case study of poplar bacterial-fungal response to silver nanoparticles – Francesco Vitali – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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August 13, 2019

Have a good Tuesday!  Today we have a brief digest, covering papers about Staphylococcus and Skin infections and the gut microbiome and Insomnia disorder, in addition with different studies in mice and a report showing genetic relationships between plants and bacterial community configuration. 

 

Human or General Microbiome

Review: Protective effect of the “food-microorganism-SCFAs” axis on colorectal cancer: from basic research to practical application – Han Shuwen – Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology

Strains of Staphylococcus aureus that Colonize and Infect Skin Harbor Mutations in Metabolic Genes – Karen P. Acker – IScience

Inflamm-aging micrornas may integrate signals from food and gut microbiota by modulating common signalling pathways – Laura Teodori – Mechanisms of Ageing and Development

Gut Microbiota as a Subjective Measurement for Auxiliary Diagnosis of Insomnia Disorder – Bingdong Liu – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Animal Microbiome

Adhesive Bifidobacterium Induced Changes in Cecal Microbiome Alleviated Constipation in Mice – Linlin Wang – Frontiers in Microbiology

Short-term dietary restriction in old mice rejuvenates the aging-induced structural imbalance of gut microbiota – Ting Zeng – Biogerontology

Species-specific effects of arsenic on the soil collembolan gut microbiota – Yi-Fei Wang – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Fecal metabonomics combined with 16S rRNA gene sequencing to analyze the changes of gut microbiota in rats with kidney-yang deficiency syndrome and the intervention effect of You-gui pill – Ruiqun Chen – Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Age- and diet-specific effects of chronic exposure to chlorpyrifos on hormones, inflammation and gut microbiota in rats – Jin-Wang Li – Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology

High-throughput 16S rRNA gene sequencing reveals that 6-hydroxydopamine affects gut microbial environment – Jin Gyu Choi – PLoS ONE

 

Plant Microbiome

Genome Sequences of a Plant Beneficial Synthetic Bacterial Community Reveal Genetic Features for Successful Plant Colonization – Rafael Soares Correa de Souza – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Non-Microbiology Picks

Science–graphic art partnerships to increase research impact – Colin K. Khoury – Communications Biology

August 3, 2019

Have a happy weekend! Today, in this Digest: an interesting study of the human placenta microbiome, papers showing associations between microbiome and pancreatic or lung cancer, and an update of the pathogenesis of bacterial vaginosis. In addition, a paper showing that the microbiome in primates has a different evolutionary pattern in comparison with the host.  Enjoy!

 

Human and General Microbiome

Human placenta has no microbiome but can contain potential pathogens – Marcus C. de Goffau – Nature

Microbial dysbiosis and polyamine metabolism as predictive markers for early detection of pancreatic cancer – Roberto Mendez – Carcinogenesis

Plasticity in the Human Gut Microbiome Defies Evolutionary Constraints – Andres Gomez – mSphere

Whole genome sequencing revealed microbiome in lung adenocarcinomas presented as ground-glass nodules – Yijiu Ren – Translational Lung Cancer Research

An Updated Conceptual Model on the Pathogenesis of Bacterial Vaginosis – Christina A Muzny – The Journal of Infectious Diseases

Review: Gut microbes and metabolites as modulators of blood-brain barrier integrity and brain health – Aimeé Parker – Gut Microbes

Editorial: The only thing that stops a bad microbiome, is a good microbiome – Jessica R. Galloway-Peña – Haematologica

Review: Consumer Safety Considerations of Skin and Oral Microbiome Perturbation – Andrew J. McBain – Clinical Microbiology Reviews

News: Microbiome therapeutics go small molecule – Megan Cully – Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Pharmacomicrobiomics informs clinical pharmacogenomics – Theodora Katsila – Future Medicine

Each Additional Day of Antibiotics is Associated with Lower Gut Anaerobes in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Patients – Ashley M Rooney, BSc – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Prevention and treatment of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection – Jae Shin – Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases

An integrated respiratory microbial gene catalogue to better understand the microbial aetiology of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia – Wenkui Dai – Gigascience

Review: Connection between gut microbiome and the development of obesity – Cuiting Zhi – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Animal Microbiome

Hyperuricemia is associated with impaired intestinal permeability in mice – Daxing Xu – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology

 

Beneficial compounds and Foods

Prevention of Vascular Inflammation by Pterostilbene via Trimethylamine-N-Oxide Reduction and Mechanism of Microbiota Regulation – Yen‐Chun Koh – Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

Interactions of tea polyphenols with intestinal microbiota and their implication for cellular signal conditioning mechanism – Yongyong Li – Journal of Food Biochemistry

Hass Avocado Inclusion in a Weight-Loss Diet Supported Weight Loss and Altered Gut Microbiota: A 12-Week Randomized, Parallel-Controlled Trial – Susanne M Henning – Current Developments in Nutrition

 

Plant Microbiome

Host plant-dependent effects of microbes and phytochemistry on the insect immune response – Su’ad A. Yoon – Oecologia

Engineering transkingdom signalling in plants to control gene expression in rhizosphere bacteria – Barney A. Geddes – Nature Communications 

July 27, 2019

Have a nice weekend! Today, in this Digest, it is worth to remark a study in mice showing the impact of microbiome composition on muscle loss, in addition to a paper presenting the new version of QIIME, one of the most utilized microbiome analysis software available. 

 

Human and General Microbiome

Pearls: Microbiome evolution during host aging – Francisco Daniel Davila Aleman – PLOS Pathogens

Review: The structure and function of the human small intestinal microbiota: Current understanding and future directions – Arthur J. Kastl, Jr – Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Review: The impact of tumor and gut microbiotas on cancer therapy; Beneficial or detrimental? – Yalda Hekmatshoar – Life Sciences 

Review: Gut Microbiota in Phytopharmacology: A Comprehensive Overview Of Concepts, Reciprocal Interactions, Biotransformations And Mode Of Actions – Priyankar Dey – Pharmacological Research

Review: The role of the skin microbiota in acne pathophysiology – S. Ramasamy – British Journal of Dermatology

Review: Study Insights into Gastrointestinal Cancer through the Gut Microbiota – Fanli Kong – BioMed Research International

Review: Contribution of Aging, Obesity, and Microbiota on Tumor Immunotherapy Efficacy and Toxicity – Regina E. M. Baiden-Amissah – International Journal in Molecular Sciences

TARgeting the cutaneous microbiota in atopic dermatitis by coal tar via AHR-dependent induction of antimicrobial peptides – Jos P.H. Smits – Journal of Investigative Dermatology

The Gut Microbiota in Collagenous Colitis Shares Characteristics With Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Associated Dysbiosis – Adam Carstens – Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology

Changes in oral microbial profiles associated with oral squamous cell carcinoma vs leukoplakia – Kengo Hashimoto – Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry

Probiotics modulate the gut microbiota composition and immune responses in patients with atopic dermatitis: a pilot study – Zhifeng Fang – European Journal of Nutrition

Role of Bile Acids in Dysbiosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease –  – Caihua Wang – Mediators of Inflammation

Rectal Swabs from Critically Ill Patients Provide Discordant Representations of the Gut  Microbiome Compared to Stool Samples – Katherine Fair – mSphere 

Measurement of gut microbial metabolites in cardiometabolic health and translational research – Wei‐Kai Wu – Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry

 

Animal Microbiome and Animal Experiments

The gut microbiota influences skeletal muscle mass and function in mice – Shawon Lahiri – Science Translational Science

Intestinal Clostridium species lower host susceptibility to enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection – Yukako Koyanagi – Pathogens and Disease

Preparation and characterization of selenium enriched-Bifidobacterium longum DD98, and its repairing effects on antibiotic-induced intestinal dysbacteriosis in mice – Hui Zhu – Food and Function 

The Ruminal Microbiome and Metabolome Alterations Associated with Diet-Induced Milk Fat Depression in Dairy Cows – Hongbo Zeng – Metabolites

 

Water Microbiome

Insights into the antibiotic resistance dissemination in a wastewater effluent microbiome:  bacteria, viruses and vesicles matter – Lucia Maestre‐Carballa – Environmental Microbiology

 

Built Environment Microbiome

Identification of city specific important bacterial signature for the MetaSUB CAMDA challenge microbiome data – Alejandro R. Walker – Biology Direct 

 

Plant Microbiome

Genome Evolution and Host Microbiome Shifts Correspond with Intraspecific Niche Divergence within Harmful Algal Bloom-Forming Microcystis aeruginosa – Sara L. Jackrel – Molecular Ecology

Novel insights into plant-associated archaea and their functioning in arugula (Eruca sativa Mill.) – Julian Taffner – Journal of Advanced Research

Seeds of native alpine plants host unique microbial communities embedded in cross-kingdom networks – Birgit Wassermann – Microbiome

 

Bioinformatics

Reproducible, interactive, scalable and extensible microbiome data science using QIIME 2 – Evan Bolyen – Nature Biotechnology

July 18, 2019

Have a nice Thursday! Today in this Digest, we have papers with clinical implications for the use of microbiota in disease analysis; for example: a paper presenting a model for the use of gut microbiota for disease classification, or an article showing the impact of microbiota in cardiometabolic risk. Today we have several papers about animal microbiome or studies in animal models, including an interesting article showing a relationship between wasp adaptation and their microbiota. And, of course, more papers!

 

Human and General Microbiome

* Establishment and evaluation of prediction model for multiple disease classification based on gut microbial data – Sohyun Bang – Scientific Reports

* Gut microbiota composition explains more variance in the host cardiometabolic risk than genetic ancestry – Sandra J. Guzmán-Castañeda – Gut Microbes 

Species Deletions from Microbiome Consortia Reveal Key Metabolic Interactions between Gut Microbes – Natalia Gutiérrez – mSystems

The association between pneumococcal vaccination, ethnicity, and the nasopharyngeal microbiota of children in Fiji – Laura K. Boelsen – Microbiome

Crypt- and Mucosa-Associated Core Microbiotas in Humans and Their Alteration in Colon Cancer PatientsAzadeh Saffarian – mBio

A Bacteriophage Cocktail Eliminates Salmonella Typhimurium from the Human Colonic Microbiome while Preserving Cytokine Signaling and Preventing Attachment to and Invasion of Human Cells by Salmonella In Vitro – Zachary D. Moye – Journal of Food Protection

Discovery of potential genes contributing to the biosynthesis of short-chain fatty acids and lactate in gut microbiota from systematic investigation in E. coli – Chunhua Zhao – npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

Altered in Vitro Metabolomic Response of the Human Microbiota to Sweeteners – Emanuel Vamanu – Genes

Research Highlight: Microbiota supplements to improve metabolic health – Anna Kriebs – Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Review: Ketogenic Diet and Microbiota: Friends or Enemies? – Antonio Paoli – Genes

Review: Supporting a Healthy Microbiome for the Primary Prevention of Eczema – Sofia Szari – Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology

A Comparative Analysis of Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Lean and Obese Humans – Shengqin Wang – BioMed Research International

 

Animal Models / Animal Experiments

* Phylosymbiosis Impacts Adaptive Traits in Nasonia Wasps – Edward J. van Opstal – mBio

The microbiota protects from viral-induced neurologic damage through microglia-intrinsic TLR signaling – D Garrett Brown – eLife

Pregnancy and lactation interfere with the response of autoimmunity to modulation of gut microbiota – Qinghui Mu – Microbiome

Polysaccharide A-Dependent Opposing Effects of Mucosal and Systemic Exposures to Human Gut Commensal Bacteroides Fragilis in Type 1 Diabetes – M. Hanief – Diabetes

Heart failure developed after myocardial infarction does not affect gut microbiota composition in the rat – Renata Maria Lataro – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology

Effect of chrysin on changes in intestinal environment and microbiome induced by fructose-feeding in rats – Nelson Andrade – Food & Function

Microbiota of periodontal pockets and root canals in induced experimental periodontal disease in dogs – Cícero R. Gadê‐Neto – Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry

Frontline Science: Abnormalities in the gut mucosa of non-obese diabetic mice precede the onset of type 1 diabetes – Mariana Camila Gonçalves Miranda – Journal of Leukocyte Biology

Early Feeding Regime of Waste Milk, Milk, and Milk Replacer for Calves Has Different Effects on Rumen Fermentation and the Bacterial Community – Rong Zhang – Animals

 

Beneficial Compounds and Microbes

Modified apple polysaccharide regulates microbial dysbiosis to suppress high-fat diet-induced obesity in C57BL/6J mice – Yuhua Li – European Journal of Nutrition

Mulberry leaves ameliorate obesity through enhancing brown adipose tissue activity and modulating gut microbiota – Yao Sheng – Food & Function

 

Plant Microbiome

Root-specific camalexin biosynthesis controls the plant growth-promoting effects of multiple bacterial strains – Anna Koprivova – PNAS

 

Environmental Microbiome

An RNA-based quantitative and compositional study of ammonium-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in Lake Taihu, a eutrophic freshwater lake – Tong-tong Liu – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Exploring Biodiversity and Arsenic Metabolism of Microbiota Inhabiting Arsenic-Rich Groundwaters in Northern Italy – Lucia Cavalca – Frontiers in Microbiology

June 29, 2019

Happy Saturday! Today, in this Digest: a review about the relationship between hypertension and the gut (including the microbiome as a key player) and a systematic review of the associations between vaginal microbiota, HPV and cervical dysplasia. Today we have also several papers about bioinformatic tools, methods, and techniques associated with microbiome research, including the analysis of well-to-well contamination during microbiome research. And of course, many more papers!

 

Human or General Microbiome

Review: Hypertension as a Metabolic Disorder and the Novel Role of the Gut – Masami Tanaka – Current Hypertension Reports

Minireview: Antibiotics and immunotherapy in gastrointestinal tumors: Friend or foe? – Cong Yan – World Journal of Clinical Cases

Review: Proton pump inhibitors and dysbiosis: Current knowledge and aspects to be clarified – Giovanni Bruno – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Systematic Review: The vaginal microbiota, HPV and cervical dysplasia: a systematic review and network meta-analysis – Johanna Norenhag – BJOG

Microbiota therapy acts via a regulatory T cell MyD88/RORγt pathway to suppress food allergy – Azza Abdel-Gadir – Nature Medicine

Exploration of the Vaginal and Gut Microbiome in African American Women by Body Mass Index, Class of Obesity, and Gestational Weight Gain: A Pilot Study – Mary Ann Faucher - American Journal of Perinatology

Banking feces: a new frontier for public blood banks? – Simon Mark Dahl Jørgensen – Transfusion

Diet-microbiota-metabolite interaction networks reveal key players in inflammatory bowel disease – Yijie Weng – Journal of Digestive Diseases

The microbiome of calcium-based urinary stones – Ryan A. Dornbier – Urolithiasis

Scientometric analysis of the term “microbiota” in research publications (1999-2017): A second youth of a century-old concept – Lesya Baudoin – FEMS Microbiology Letters

Microbiome analysis as a platform R&D tool for parasitic nematode disease management – Glenn Hogan – The ISME Journal

Is the Oral Microbiome Associated with Blood Pressure in Older Women? – Joshua H. Gordon – High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention

An untargeted fecal and urine metabolomics analysis of the interplay between the gut microbiome, diet and human metabolism in Indian and Chinese adults – Abhishek Jain – Scientific Reports

Gut Microbiota Alteration is Characterized by a Proteobacteria and Fusobacteria Bloom in Kwashiorkor and a Bacteroidetes Paucity in Marasmus – Thi-Phuong-Thao Pham – Scientific Reports

The effects of perineal disinfection on infant’s oral microflora after transvaginal examination during delivery – Hongping Li – BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Metagenomic analysis of bile salt biotransformation in the human gut microbiome – Promi Das – BMC Genomics

 

Animal Microbiome / Animal Experiments

Metagenomic assessment of the Cebus apella gut microbiota – Jenni Firrman – American Journal of Primatology

Multipartner Symbiosis across Biological Domains: Looking at the Eukaryotic Associations from a Microbial Perspective – Marta Turon – mSystems

Arthropod-bacteria interactions influence assembly of aquatic host microbiome and pathogen defense – Sasha E. Greenspan – Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Intestinal microbiota contributes to altered glucose metabolism in simulated microgravity mouse model – Yifan Wang – The FASEB Journal

Impact of Low-dose Ionising Radiation on the Composition of the Gut Microbiota of Mice – Xiaodan Liu – Toxicological Sciences

Habitat fragmentation is associated with dietary shifts and microbiota variability in common vampire bats – Melissa R. Ingala – Ecology and Evolution

 

Microbiome and Therapeutics (Compounds, Microbes or Procedures)

Review: Effects of Fish n-3 PUFAs on Intestinal Microbiota and Immune System – Cinzia Parolini – Marine Drugs

Review: Updates in Treatment of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection – Tanveer Singh – Journal of Clinical Medicine Research

Synbiotics suppress colitis-induced tumorigenesis in a colon-specific cancer mouse model – Yasufumi Saito – PLOS One

Roles of Chinese Medicine and Gut Microbiota in Chronic Constipation – Zhenyuan Xu – Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Increasing the Dose and/or Repeating Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Increases the Response in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Magdy El-Salhy – Nutrients

Interleukin-37 sensitize the elderly type 2 diabetic patients to insulin therapy through suppressing the gut microbiota dysbiosis – Tianyi Li – Molecular Immunology

Skin microbiome modulation induced by probiotic solutions – Bernhard Paetzold – Microbiome

Evaluation of Predation Capability of Periodontopathogens Bacteria by Bdellovibrio Bacteriovorus HD100. An in Vitro Study – Romeo Patini – Materials

 

Bioinformatics, Methods and Techniques

Quantifying and Understanding Well-to-Well Contamination in Microbiome Research – Jeremiah J. Minich – mSystems

Associated commentary: A Lot on Your Plate? Well-to-Well Contamination as an Additional Confounder in Microbiome Sequence Analyses – Alan W. Walker – mSystems

redbiom: a Rapid Sample Discovery and Feature Characterization System – Daniel McDonald – mSystems

Review: Methods and basic concepts for microbiota assessment – Marcio Costa – The Veterinary Journal

Long-read based de novo assembly of low-complexity metagenome samples results in finished genomes and reveals insights into strain diversity and an active phage system – Vincent Somerville – BMC Microbiology

Robust biomarker discovery for microbiome-wide association studies – Qiang Zhu – Methods

A Method for Comprehensive Proteomic Analysis of Human Faecal Samples to Investigate Gut Dysbiosis in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis – Griet Debyser – Emerging Sample Treatments in Proteomics

metaQuantome: An integrated, quantitative metaproteomics approach reveals connections between taxonomy and protein function in complex microbiomes – Caleb W. Easterly – Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

Review: The dark side of technological advances in analysis of microbial ecosystems – Mick Bailey – Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

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 report about the effect of microbiota on cirrhosis-associated neuroinflammation.

 

Human and General Microbiome

Review: Can we reduce autism-related gastrointestinal and behavior problems by gut microbiota based dietary modulation? A review – Nalan Hakime Nogay – Nutritional Neuroscience

Review: A Novel View of Human Helicobacter pylori Infections: Interplay between Microbiota and Beta-Defensins – Raffaela Pero – Biomolecules

Review: Fecal Microbial Transplantation For Diseases Beyond Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection – Geert R. D’Haens – Gastroenterology

Review: Microbiota and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: promising prospects for clinical interventions? – Christelle Knudsen – Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care

Review: Impaired Autonomic Nervous System-Microbiome Circuit in Hypertension – Jasenka Zubcevic – Circulation Research

Altered microbiome composition in individuals with fibromyalgia – Amir Minerbi – Pain

Controlling intestinal colonization of high-risk haematology patients with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae: a randomized, placebo-controlled, multicentre, Phase II trial (CLEAR) – Vassiliki Dimitriou – The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Editorial: Microbiota and the clock: sexual dimorphism matters! – Benjamin D. Weger – Aging

Microbiomes, Community Ecology, and the Comparative Method – Sarah M. Hird – mSystems

Technology Feature: Engineers embrace microbiome messiness – Vivien Marx – Nature Methods

Urolithin B suppresses tumor growth in hepatocellular carcinoma through inducing the inactivation of Wnt/β-catenin signaling – Min‐yi Lv – Journal of Cellular Biochemistry

 

Animal Microbiome / Animal Experiments

Diversity and temporal dynamics of primate milk microbiomes – Carly R. Muletz‐Wolz – American Journal of Primatology

Association between the pig genome and its gut microbiota composition – Daniel Crespo-Piazuelo – Scientific Reports

Misoprostol protects mice against severe Clostridium difficile infection and promotes recovery of the gut microbiota after antibiotic perturbation – Joseph P. Zackular – Anaerobe

Neuroinflammation in Murine Cirrhosis is Dependent on the Gut Microbiome and is Attenuated by Fecal Transplant – Runping Liu – Hepatology

Modulation of Lactobacillus acidophilus KLDS 1.0738 on intestinal SCFAs metabolism and GPR41/43 expression in β-lactoglobulin-sensitized mice – Jun‐juan Wang – Microbiology and Immunology

Effect of a proanthocyanidin-rich polyphenol extract from avocado on the production of amino acid-derived bacterial metabolites and the microbiota composition in rats fed a high-protein diet – María José Cires – Food & Nutrition

Environmental microcystin targets the microbiome and increases the risk of intestinal inflammatory pathology via NOX2 in underlying murine model of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – Sutapa Sarkar – Scientific Reports

Probiotic supplementation improves the cognitive function and the anxiety-like behaviors in the stressed rats Mahsa Hadizadeh – Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences

 

Bioinformatics

MetaNN: accurate classification of host phenotypes from metagenomic data using neural networks – Chieh Lo – BMC Bioinformatics

Screening methods for detection of ancient Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex fingerprints in next-generation sequencing data derived from skeletal samples – Paulina Borówka – Gigascience