January 28, 2019

Human and General Microbiome

Book Chapter: Necrotizing Enterocolitis and the Preterm Infant Microbiome. – Jillian R. Baranowski – Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series

Book Chapter: Shaping Microbiota During the First 1000 Days of Life. – Marta Selma-Royo – Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series

Book Chapter: Targeting Food Allergy with Probiotics. – Lorella Paparo – Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series

Review: The relation of the vaginal microbiota to early pregnancy development during In Vitro Fertilization treatment-A meta-analysis. – M. Singer – Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction

Review: Neuropeptides in the microbiota-brain axis and feeding behavior in autism spectrum disorder. – Sergueï O.Fetissov – Nutrition (Elsevier)

Review: Gut microbiome and cancer immunotherapy. – Weina Li – Cancer Letters

Review: The Microbiome-Host Interaction as a Potential Driver of Anastomotic Leak. – Victoria M. Gershuni – Current Gastroenterology Reports

Review: The links between the gut microbiome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). – Zahra Safari – Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences

Review: The role of chronic kidney disease-associated dysbiosis in cardiovascular disease.  – Mark A Bryniarski – Experimental Biology and Medicine

Review: The Interplay between Immunity and Microbiota at Intestinal Immunological Niche: The Case of Cancer. – Rossella Cianci – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Spotlight: Ethnicity-Influenced Microbiota: A Future Healthcare Perspective. – Madhusmita Dehingia – Trends in Microbiology

Exploration of microbiota targets for major depressive disorder and mood related traits. – Yu-Chu Ella Chung – Journal of Psychiatric Research

Altered fecal bacterial composition correlates with disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease and the extent of IL8 induction. – Farnaz Heidarian – Current Research in Translational Medicine

Metagenome – Inferred bacterial replication rates in cystic fibrosis airways. – Katarzyna Pienkowska – Journal of Cystic Fibrosis

Among older adults, age-related changes in the stool microbiome differ by HIV-1 serostatus. – Jay Liu – EBioMedicine

Deep sequencing reveals specific bacterial signatures in the subgingival microbiota of healthy subjects. – Eri Ikeda – Clinical Oral Investigations

Close social relationships correlate with human gut microbiota composition. – Kimberly A. Dill-McFarland – Scientific Reports

The gut microbiota heterogeneity and assembly changes associated with the IBD. – Yang Sun – Scientific Reports

The respiratory microbiota: new insights into pulmonary tuberculosis. – Setegn Eshetie – BMC Infectious Diseases

 

Faecal Transplants

Letter to the Editor: Faecal microbiota transplant for eradication of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: a lesson in applying best practice? – Benjamin H. Mullish – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Clinical characteristic and fecal microbiota responses to probiotic or antidepressant in patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome with depression comorbidity: a pilot study. – Lu Zhang – Chinese Medical Journal

Multi-session fecal microbiota transplantation using colonoscopy has favorable outcomes for the treatment of steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis. – Young-Seok Cho – Intestinal Research

 

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Effect of Probiotic Use on Adverse Events in Adult Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: a Retrospective Cohort Study. – Maria Pina Dore – Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins

Identification of the novel role of butyrate as AhR ligand in human intestinal epithelial cells. – Ludovica Marinelli – Scientific Reports

Bifidobacterium bifidum ATCC 15696 and Bifidobacterium breve 24b metabolic interaction based on 2′-O-fucosyl-lactose studied in steady-state cultures in a Freter-style chemostat. – Manuela Centanni – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Oral supplements of combined fructo- and xylo-oligosaccharides during perinatal period significantly offsets acrylamide-induced oxidative impairments and neurotoxicity in rats. – Muralidhara Krishna – Journal Of Physiology And Pharmacology

Impact of Grain Sorghum Polyphenols on Microbiota of Normal Weight and Overweight/Obese Subjects during In Vitro Fecal Fermentation. – Danielle Ashley – Nutrients

Geographical location specific composition of cultured microbiota and Lactobacillus occurrence in human breast milk in China. – Mengfan Ding – Food & Function

 

Animal Microbiome

Review: The Road Not Taken: The Rumen Microbiome, Functional Groups, and Community States. – Sarah Moraïs – Trends in Microbiology

Gut microbiota affects development and olfactory behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. – Huili Qiao – Journal of Experimental Biology

Genomic diversity landscape of the honey bee gut microbiota. – Kirsten M. Ellegaard – Nature Communications

Abnormal composition of gut microbiota contributes to delirium-like behaviors after abdominal surgery in mice. – Jie Zhang – Neuroscience and Therapeutics

Functional Interactions between Gut Microbiota Transplantation, Quercetin and High Fat Diet Determine Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Development in Germ-Free Mice. – David Porras – Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

Metagenomic dissection of the canine gut microbiota: insights into taxonomic, metabolic and nutritional features. – Giulia Alessandri – Environmental Microbiology

 

Environmental Microbiome

Succession Patterns and Physical Niche Partitioning in Microbial Communities from Subsurface Coal Seams. – Silas H.W.Vick – iScience

 

Food Microbiome

Book Chapter: Microbial Ecology of Fermented Vegetables and Non-Alcoholic Drinks and Current Knowledge on Their Impact on Human Health. – Laura Lavefve – Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

 

Methodologies

Review: A crash course in sequencing for a microbiologist. – Aleksandra Kozińska – Journal of Applied Genetics

Review: The Quest for Novel Antimicrobial Compounds: Emerging Trends in Research, Development, and Technologies. – Pavan K. Mantravadi – Antibiotics

Effects of the long-term storage of human fecal microbiota samples collected in RNAlater. – Julien Tap – Scientific Reports

A sensitive GC/MS detection method for analyzing microbial metabolites short chain fatty acids in fecal and serum samples. – Shuming Zhang – Talanta

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January 25, 2019

General microbiome

A Comparison of Homogenization vs. Enzymatic Lysis for Microbiome Profiling in Clinical Endoscopic Biopsy Tissue Samples – A Comparison of Homogenization vs. Enzymatic Lysis for Microbiome Profiling in Clinical Endoscopic Biopsy Tissue Samples – Chao Zhang – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Exploring the Human Microbiome: The Potential Future Role of Next-Generation Sequencing in Disease Diagnosis and Treatment – Muneer Ahmad Malla – Frontiers in Immunology

The microbiome and its relevance in complex wounds – Francesco Drago – European Journal of Dermatology

Commentary: A Link between the Gut and Bone: Bone Health Impacted by Changes in Gut Microbiota – Larry J.Suva – The American Journal of Pathology

Pregnancy and early life

Feeding intolerance alters the gut microbiota of preterm infants – Zhenya Yuan – PLOS ONE

Multi-site human microbiome

Review: A correlation between intestinal microbiota dysbiosis and osteoarthritis – Marta AnnaSzychlinska – Heliyon

Human respiratory microbiome

A survey of fungal microbiota in airways of healthy volunteer subjects from Puglia (Apulia), Italy – Giovanna Elisiana Carpagnano – BMC Infectious Diseases

The Association Between Disease Severity and Microbiome in Chronic Rhinosinusitis – Darren Rom – The Laryngoscope

Review: Microbiota and asthma: Clinical implications – Konstantinos Katsoulis – Respiratory Medicine

Human oral microbiology

Metagenome sequencing-based strain-level and functional characterization of supragingival microbiome associated with dental caries in children – Nezar Noor Al-Hebshi – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Periodontal pathogens are a risk factor of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, independent of tobacco and alcohol and human papillomavirus – Ian Ganly – International Journal of Cancer

Human gut microbiome

Review: Role of diet and gut microbiota on colorectal cancer immunomodulation – Carolina Vieira De Almeida – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Review: Targeting obesity management through gut microbiota modulation by herbal products: A systematic review – Hanieh-SadatEjtahed – Complementary Therapies in Medicine

Identification of Specific Oral and Gut Pathogens in Full Thickness Colon of Colitis Patients: Implications for Colon Motility – Vasudevan Dinakaran – Frontiers in Microbiology

Animal experiments

Fecal microbiota changes associated with dehorning and castration stress primarily affects light-weight dairy calves – Raies A. Mir – PLOS ONE

Advanced Age Impairs Intestinal Antimicrobial Peptide Response and Worsens Fecal Microbiome Dysbiosis Following Burn Injury in Mice – Elizabeth G Wheatley – Shock

Effects of drought‐stressed temperate forage legumes on the degradation and the rumen microbial community in vitro – Susanne Riede – Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens ameliorates Dextran Sulfate Sodium-Induced Colitis by Improving Gut Microbial Dysbiosis in Mice Model – Guangtian Cao – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bacillus subtilis 29784 induces a shift in broiler gut microbiome toward butyrate-producing bacteria and improves intestinal histomorphology and animal performance – Vincent Jacquier – Poultry Science

Green Tea Polyphenols Modify the Gut Microbiome in db/db Mice as Co‐abundance Groups Correlating with the Blood Glucose Lowering Effect – Tingting Chen – Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

Influence of Porphyromonas gingivalis in gut microbiota of streptozotocin‐induced diabetic mice – Anri Ohtsu – Oral diseases

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Nanopore Sequencing as a Surveillance Tool for Plant Pathogens in Plant and Insect Tissues – Aline Bronzato Badial – Plant Disease

Rhizosphere Microbiomes from Root Knot Nematode Non-infested Plants Suppress Nematode Infection – Dongmei Zhou – Microbial Ecology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Copper Affects Composition and Functioning of Microbial Communities in Marine Biofilms at Environmentally Relevant Concentrations – Natàlia Corcoll – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bark and Grape Microbiome of Vitis vinifera: Influence of Geographic Patterns and Agronomic Management on Bacterial Diversity – Nicola Vitulo – Frontiers in Microbiology

Bacterial diversity in typical abandoned multi-contaminated nonferrous metal(loid) tailings during natural attenuation – Jian-liLiu – Environmental Pollution

Long- and short-chain AHLs affect AOA and AOB microbial community composition and ammonia oxidation rate in activated sludge – Jie Gao – Journal of Environmental Sciences

Food microbiology

Dominance of wine Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains over S. kudriavzevii in industrial fermentation competitions is related to an acceleration of nutrient uptake and utilization – Javier Alonso‐del‐Real – Environmental Microbiology

Phages and viruses

Commentary : Going Viral: a Novel Role for Bacteriophage in Colorectal Cancer – Scott A. Handley – mBio

January 11, 2019

General Microbiome

A great-ape view of the gut microbiome.Nishida AH. Nature Reviews Genetics

Relative reduction of biological and phylogenetic diversity of the oral microbiota of diabetes and pre-diabetes patients. Saeb ATM. Microbial Pathogenesis

Dietary modulation of the microbiome as therapy.Bernard NJ. Nature Reviews Rheumatology

Costless metabolic secretions as drivers of interspecies interactions in microbial ecosystems.Pacheco AR. Nature Communications

Low-moisture food matrices as probiotic carriers. Marcial-Coba MS . FEMS Microbiology Letters

REVIEW: Cross-Domain and Viral Interactions in the Microbiome.Rowan-Nash AD. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews

The respiratory microbiome and susceptibility to influenza virus infection. Lee KH. PLoS One

Food Microbiome

Metagenomic profiles of different types of Italian high-moisture Mozzarella cheese.Marino M. Food Microbiology

Gut Microbiome

Enhancement of the gut barrier integrity by a microbial metabolite through the Nrf2 pathway.Singh R. Nature Communications

Pilot study of probiotic/colostrum supplementation on gut function in children with autism and gastrointestinal symptoms.Sanctuary MR. PLoS One

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Alter the Microbiota and Exacerbate <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Colitis while Dysregulating the Inflammatory Response.Maseda D. mBio

Techniques/Resources

OTUX: V-region specific OTU database for improved 16S rRNA OTU picking and efficient cross-study taxonomic comparison of microbiomes. Yadav D. DNA Research

Streamlining standard bacteriophage methods for higher throughput.Kauffman KM. MethodsX

Indirect DNA extraction method suitable for acidic soil with high clay content. Högfors-Rönnholm E. MethodsX

DATABASE: The 26th annual Nucleic Acids Research database issue and Molecular Biology Database Collection.Rigden DJ. Nucleic Acid Research

Animal Experiments and Microbiome

Effect of the Nursing Mother on the Gut Microbiome of the Offspring During Early Mouse Development.Treichel NS. Microbial Ecology

Delayed differentiation of vaginal and uterine microbiomes in dairy cows developing postpartum endometritis.Miranda-CasoLuengo R. PLoS One.

Seabird and pinniped shape soil bacterial communities of their settlements in Cape Shirreff, Antarctica.Ramírez-Fernández L. PLoS One

Use of 16S rRNA gene sequencing for prediction of new opportunistic pathogens in chicken ileal and cecal microbiota.Kollarcikova M. Poultry Science

Whole rumen metagenome sequencing allows classifying and predicting feed efficiency and intake levels in cattle.Delgado B. Scientific  Reports

 

Marine and Inland Waters

Diversity and Composition of Pelagic Prokaryotic and Protist Communities in a Thin Arctic Sea-Ice Regime.de Sousa AGG. Microbial Ecology

Stratification, nitrogen fixation, and cyanobacterial bloom stage regulate the planktonic food web structure.Loick-Wilde N. Global Change Biology

Analysis of viral and bacterial communities in groundwater associated with contaminated land.Costeira R. Science of the Total Environment

Plant, Soil, and Air Microbiome

The known and the unknown in soil microbial ecology. Baldrian P. FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Genomic analysis of bacteria in the Acute Oak Decline pathobiome.Doonan J. Microbial Genomics.

Glutathione S-Transferase Enzymes in Plant-Pathogen Interactions.Gullner G. Frontiers in Plant Science

A comparative metagenomic and spectroscopic analysis of soils from an international point of entry between the US and Mexico.  Cota-Ruiz K. Environmental International

Metagenome tracking biogeographic agroecology: Phytobiota of tomatoes from Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and California. Ottesen A. Food Microbiology

Temporal Dynamics of Bacterial Communities in Soil and Leachate Water After Swine Manure Application.Rieke EL. Frontiers of Microbiology

January 4, 2019

Highlights of today’s Digest include: animal microbiomes from snakes to bald eagles to porcupines, studies of bacteria promoting plant growth, and a nice review of ‘omics in fermented foods. Happy reading!

Human oral microbiome
Microcosm biofilms cultured from different oral niches in periodontitis patients – Fabian Cieplik – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Xylitol and sorbitol effects on the microbiome of saliva and plaque – Reisha Rafeek – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Human vaginal microbiome
Vaginal microbiome variances in sample groups categorized by clinical criteria of bacterial vaginosis – Hui-Mei Chen – BMC Genomics

Human gut microbiome
Five years of fecal microbiota transplantation – an update of the Israeli experience – Sharon A Greenberg – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Review: Association between the intestinal microbiota and allergic sensitization, eczema, and asthma: A systematic review – Petra Zimmermann – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Interplay between food and gut microbiota in health and disease – Niels Banhos Danneskiold-Samsøe – Food Research International

Gut microbiome changes in overweight male adults following bowel preparation – Hui-Mei Chen – BMC Genomics

Animal Microbiome
Preprint: Bacterial Diversity in Feces of Wild Bald Eagles, Turkey Vultures and Common Ravens from the Pacific Northwest Coast, U.S.A. – Rocio Crespo – bioRxiv

Next-generation sequencing analysis reveals high bacterial diversity in wild venomous and non-venomous snakes from India – Sajesh Puthenpurackal Krishnankutty – Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases

Understanding the roles of surface proteins in regulation of Lactobacillus pentosus HC-2 to immune response and bacterial diversity in midgut of Litopenaeus vannamei – Yang Du – Fish & Shellfish Immunology

Characterization of novel lignocellulose-degrading enzymes from the porcupine microbiome using synthetic metagenomics – Mackenzie Thornbury – PLOS One

Plant, root, and soil microbiome
Review: Planting the Microbiome – Jennifer K. Spinler – Trends in Microbiology

Arabidopsis thaliana responds to colonisation of Piriformospora indica by secretion of symbiosis-specific proteins – Johannes Thürich – PLOS One

Screening of plant growth promotion ability among bacteria isolated from field-grown sorghum under different managements in Brazilian drylands – Jéssica Fernanda da Silva – World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Streptomyces: implications and interactions in plant growth promotion – Oluwaseyi Samuel Olanrewaju – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Mycorrhizal features and leaf traits covary at the community level during primary succession – J. Rasmus P. Jespersen – Fungal Ecology

Microbial communities controlling methane and nutrient cycling in leach field soils – Cristina P.Fernandez-Baca – Water Research

Gradients of three coastal environments off the South China Sea and their impacts on the dynamics of heterotrophic microbial communities – Xianhua Liu – Science of the Total Environment

New insights into the impact of nZVI on soil microbial biodiversity and functionality – Carmen Fajardo – Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A

Syntrophic effect of indigenous and inoculated microorganisms in the leaching of rare earth elements from Western Australian monazite – Melissa K.Corbett – Research in Microbiology

Removal of veterinary antibiotics in constructed wetland microcosms – Response of bacterial communities – Filipa Santos – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Water and extremophile microbiome
Bacterial diversity in the water column of meromictic Lake Cadagno and evidence for seasonal dynamics – Francesco Danza – PLOS One

Microbial community succession and pollutants removal of a novel carriers enhanced duckweed treatment system for rural wastewater in Dianchi Lake basin – Guoke Chen – Bioresource Technology

Food Microbiology
Omics in traditional vegetable fermented foods and beverages – Jocelin Rizo – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Preprint: Construction of synthetic microbiota for reproducible flavor metabolism in Chinese light aroma type liquor produced by solid-state fermentation – Qun Wu – bioRxiv

Bioinformatics
A latent allocation model for the analysis of microbial composition and disease – Ko Abe – BMC Bioinformatics

Techniques
Metatranscriptomic and thermodynamic insights into medium-chain fatty acid production using an anaerobic microbiome – Matthew J. Scarborough – mSystems

December 30, 2018

In the midst of the festive season have a fiesta with the recent articles on Microbiome. Todays MicroBiome Digest covers the Techniques and Treatments, Drugs, Immunostimulatory Diet and Nutrition, Multivariate Count Data Model, Antimicrobials, Pre/Pro-biotcs, Host-Microbe Interactions, Genes, Genomics and Pathways of Microbiota, Infant Microbiome, Animal Models, Animal Microbiome, Microbial Ecology of plant and soil. Happy Reading!!! 

TECHNIQUES & TREATMENTS:

LEMMI: A Live Evaluation of Computational Methods for Metagenome Investigation – Mathieu Seppey – bioRxiv

Single-cell virus sequencing of influenza infections that trigger innate immunity – Alistair B Russell – bioRxiv

METHODS TO IMPROVE INDUCTION OF IGG AND IGA ANTIBODIES BY VACCINES – Boyaka, Prosper -United States Patent Application 20180360953 -PATENT

Are the Statins promising antifungal agents against invasive candidiasis? – William GustavoLima -Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy

Bayesian variable selection for multivariate zero-inflated models: Application to microbiome count data – Lee KH – Biostatistics

Metatranscriptomic and comparative genomic insights into resuscitation mechanisms during enrichment culturing – Mu DS – Microbiome

Prognostic Impact of Fusobacterium nucleatum Depends on Combined Tumor Location and Microsatellite Instability Status in Stage II/III Colorectal Cancers Treated with Adjuvant Chemotherapy – Oh HJ – J Pathol Transl Med.

Loss of Gut Microbiota Alters Immune System Composition and Cripples Post-Infarction Cardiac Repair – Tang TW – Circulation

DRUG, DIET and NUTRITION:

Review article: implementation of a diet low in FODMAPs for patients with irritable bowel syndrome-directions for future research – Mitchell Hrticle – Aliment Pharmacol Ther.

Compound polysaccharides ameliorate experimental colitis by modulating gut microbiota composition and function – Cai Y – J Gastroenterol Hepatol.

Rifaximin Altered Gut Microbiota Components Associated with Liver/Neuropsychological Functions in Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy: An Exploratory Data Analysis of a Phase II/III Clinical Trials – Kawaguchi T – Hepatol Res.

Inulin ameliorates alcoholic liver disease via suppressing LPS-TLR4-Mψ axis and modulating gut microbiota in mice – Yang X – Alcohol Clin Exp Res.

Effect of Resistant Starch on the Gut Microbiota and Its Metabolites in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease – Yoshida N – J Atheroscler Thromb.

Late gestation diet supplementation of resin acid-enriched composition increases sow colostrum immunoglobulin G content, piglet colostrum intake and improve sow gut microbiota – Hasan S – Animal

PRE/PRO- BIOTICS and ANTIMICROBIAL:

The human skin microbiota is a rich source of bacteriocin producing staphylococci which kill human pathogens – O’Sullivan JN – FEMS Microbiol Ecol.

Comparative immunostimulatory effect of probiotics and prebiotics in Channa punctatus against Aphanomyces invadans – Devi G – Fish Shellfish Immunol

GENES, GENOMICS & PATHWAYS:

Detection of a novel mutation G511T in the 530 loop in 16S rRNA in multi drugs resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from Sudanese patients – Yousif Mohammed Alfatih – bioRxiv

Review: Interactions Between Autophagy and the Unfolded Protein Response: Implications for Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Hooper KM – Inflamm Bowel Dis.

In vitro and in vivo characterization of Clostridium scindens bile acid transformations – Marion S- Gut Microbes

Bioinformatic, phylogenetic, and chemical analysis of the UV-absorbing compounds scytonemin and mycosporine-like amino acids from the microbial mat communities of Shark Bay, Australia – D’Agostino PM – Environ Microbiol

Genetic diversity of Escherichia coli in gut microbiota of patients with Crohn’s disease discovered using metagenomic and genomic analyses – Tyakht AV – BMC Genomics

Complete Genome Sequence of a blaKPC-2-Positive Klebsiella pneumoniae Strain Isolated from the Effluent of an Urban Sewage Treatment Plant in Japan Complete Genome Sequence of a blaKPC-2-Positive Klebsiella pneumoniae Strain Isolated from the Effluent of an Urban Sewage Treatment Plant in Japan – Sekizuka T – mSphere

HOST-MICROBE INTERACTION:

Nitrogen- and phosphorus-starved Triticum aestivum show distinct belowground microbiome profiles – Antoine P Pagé -bioRxiv

Bacterial secretion of histamine within the gut influences immune responses within the lung – Barcik W – Allergy

GUT MICROBIOME:

Extensive Transmission of Microbes along the Gastrointestinal Tract – Thomas SB Schmidt – bioRxiv

VAGINAL MICROBIOME:

Human β-defensin-2 as a biochemical indicator of vaginal environment in pregnant women – Hideko Kotani – Hypertension Research In Pregnancy

PREGNANCY AND EARLY LIFE:

Physiology of Stress and Use of Skin-to-Skin Care as a Stress-Reducing Intervention in the NICU – Britt Frisk Pados – Nursing for Women’s Health

Longitudinal analysis of infant stool bacteria communities before and after acute febrile malaria and artemether/lumefantrine treatment – Mandal RK – J Infect Dis.

Haemophilus-dominant nasopharyngeal microbiota is associated with delayed clearance of respiratory syncytial virus in infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis – Mansbach JM – J Infect Dis

ANIMAL MODEL EXPERIMENTS:

Dietary nucleotides can directly stimulate the immunity of zebrafish independent of the intestinal microbiota – Guo X – Fish Shellfish Immunol.

Antimicrobial assessment of phage therapy using a porcine model of biofilm infection – Milho C – Int J Pharm

ANIMAL MICROBIOME:

Effect of different levels of tryptophan on productive performance, egg quality, blood biochemistry, and caecal microbiota of hens housed in enriched colony cages under commercial stocking density – Khattak F -Poult Sci.

Exogenous carbohydrases added to a starter diet reduced markers of systemic immune activation and decreased Lactobacillus in weaned pigs – Li Q – J Anim Sci.

Gut microbiota dynamics and functionality in Reticulitermes grassei after a 7-day dietary shift and ciprofloxacin treatment – Berlanga M – PLoS One

MICROBIAL ECOLOGY:

Culturomics-Based Taxonomic Diversity of Bacterial Communities in the Hot Springs of Saudi Arabia – Yasir M – OMICS

Rhizosphere microorganisms can influence the timing of plant flowering – Lut T – Microbiome

December 26, 2018

Holidays, Happiness and some updates on the microbiome!
Today’s short digest covers functions of different Lactobacillus strains; how weaning stress affects the gut microbiome and association of bacterial metabolite TMAO with Alzheimer’s disease.

General microbiome

Review: Antibiotics and the nervous system: More than just the microbes? – Kevin Champagne-Jorgensen – Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

Human gut microbiome

The gut microbiota-derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease – Nicholas M. Vogt – Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy

A novel probiotic, Lactobacillus johnsonii 456, resists acid and can persist in the human gut beyond the initial ingestion period – Michael J. Davoren – Gut Microbes

Metabolomics and 16S rRNA sequencing of human colorectal cancers and adjacent mucosa – Mun Fai Loke – PlosOne

Human oral/respiratory microbiome

The Salivary Microbiome: Analysis of by Pyrosequencing and the Relationship with Helicobacter pylori Infection – Yingjie Ji – bioRxiv

Differences in the lower airway microbiota of infants with and without cystic fibrosis – Katherine B. Frayman – Journal of Cystic Fibrosis

Animal experiments

A Diet-Sensitive Commensal Lactobacillus Strain Mediates TLR7-Dependent Systemic Autoimmunity – Daniel F. Zegarra-Ruiz – Cell Host and Microbe

The gut microbiome is required for full protection against acute arsenic toxicity in mouse models – Michael Coryell – Nature Communications

Weaning Stress Perturbs Gut Microbiome and Its Metabolic Profile in Piglets – Yuan Li – Scientific Reports

Plant root soil microbiome

The effect of rhizosphere microbes outweighs host plant genetics in reducing insect herbivory – Charley J. Hubbard – Molecular Ecology

Enrichment of Verrucomicrobia, Actinobacteria and Burkholderiales drives selection of bacterial community from soil by maize roots in a traditional milpa agroecosystem – Eneas Aguirre-von-Wobeser – PlosOne

Non-microbiology picks

Friend and foe: β-cell Ca2+ signaling and the development of diabetes – Paul V. Sabatini – Molecular Metabolism

December 22, 2018

Have a good weekend! Today, we have several studies about different compounds with beneficial effects in human and animal models.

 

General Microbiome

Review: Functions of the Microbiota for the Physiology of Animal Metaorganisms – Esser D – Journal of Innate Immunology

Feasibility of shotgun metagenomics to assess microbial ecology of pediatric tracheostomy tubes – James C. Wang – The Laryngoscope

Review: Microbiota and Food Allergy – Shang-An Shu – Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology

Review: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Era of the Human Microbiome: Persistent Pathogens Drive Chronic Symptoms by Interfering With Host Metabolism, Gene Expression, and Immunity – Amy Proal – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Alterations in the Gut Microbiota and Metabolite Profiles of Thyroid Carcinoma Patients – Jing Feng – International Journal of Cancer

Review: Zero tolerance! A perspective on monogenic disorders with defective regulatory T cells and IBD-like disease – Ussama M. Abdel‐Motal – Immunological Reviews

Review shows that donor milk does not promote the growth and development of preterm infants as well as maternal milk – Anna‐Lena Hård – Acta Paedriatica

An Investigation Into Physical Frailty as a Link Between the Gut Microbiome and Cognitive Health – Serena Verdi – Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience

Review: Microorganisms’ Footprint in Neurodegenerative Diseases – Mona Dehhaghi – Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

Impact of dietary fiber supplementation on modulating microbiota-host-metabolic axes in obesity – Shyamchand Mayengbam – The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Gut microbiome-based secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters detection in Parkinson’s disease – Shengqin Wang – Neuroscience Letters

Different host factors are associated with patterns in bacterial and fungal gut microbiota in Slovenian healthy cohort – Aleksander Mahnic – PLOS One

Childhood Asthma: Advances Using Machine Learning and Mechanistic Studies – Sejal Saglani – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Assessing the Influence of Dietary History on Gut Microbiota – Bo Yang  – Current Microbiology

Review: The Role of Microbiome in Insomnia, Circadian Disturbance and Depression – Yuanyuan Li – Frontiers in Psychiatry

Gut microbiota and overweight in 3-year old children – Anne M. Karvonen – International Journal of Obesity

Gut microbiota composition and functional changes in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome – Arnau Vich Vila – Science Translational Medicine

Hydrogen cross-feeders of the human gastrointestinal tract – Nick W. Smith – Gut Microbes

A Metabologenomic Approach Reveals Changes in the Intestinal Environment of Mice Fed on American Diet – Chiharu Ishii – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

 

Built Environment

Bacterial communities in the digester bed and liquid effluent of a microflush composting toilet system – Laura E. Williams​ – PeerJ

 

Food Microbiome

Microbiota composition of dadih – a traditional fermented buffalo milk of West Sumatra – Koen Venema – Letters in Applied Microbiology

 

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Book Chapter: Use of Probiotics to Prevent Celiac Disease and IBD in Pediatrics – Gloria Serena – Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series

Review: Dietary compounds and traditional Chinese medicine ameliorate type 2 diabetes by modulating gut microbiota – Qixing Nie – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Antidiabetic Potential of Green Seaweed Enteromorpha prolifera Flavonoids Regulating Insulin Signaling Pathway and Gut Microbiota in Type 2 Diabetic Mice – Xin Yan – Journal Of Food Science

Effects of bifidobacteria-produced exopolysaccharides on human gut microbiota in vitro – Guiyang Liu – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Dietary geraniol ameliorates intestinal dysbiosis and relieves symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome patients: a pilot study – Fernando Rizzello – BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Resveratrol-Induced White Adipose Tissue Browning in Obese Mice by Remodeling Fecal Microbiota – Weiyao Liao – Molecules

DHA-phospholipids (DHA-PL) and EPA-phospholipids (EPA-PL) prevent intestinal dysfunction induced by chronic stress – Wanxiu Cao – Food and Function

Chlorophyllin Modulates Gut Microbiota and Inhibits Intestinal Inflammation to Ameliorate Hepatic Fibrosis in Mice – Han Zheng – Frontiers in Physiology

Modulation of Gut Microbiota by Lonicera caerulea L. Berry Polyphenols in a Mouse Model of Fatty Liver Induced by High Fat Diet – Shusong Wu – Molecules

 

Pathogen Research

Peptide Ligands of AmiA, AliA, and AliB Proteins Determine Pneumococcal Phenotype – Fauzy Nasher – Frontiers in Microbiology

Inhibiting antibiotic-resistant Enterobacteriaceae by microbiota-mediated intracellular acidification – Matthew T. Sorbara – Journal of Experimental Medicine

 

Environmental Microbiome

Bacterial Epibiotic Communities of Ubiquitous and Abundant Marine Diatoms Are Distinct in Short- and Long-Term Associations – Klervi Crenn – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Plant Microbiome

Minireview: Plant health: feedback effect of root exudates-rhizobiome interactions – Oluwaseyi Samuel Olanrewaju – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

 

Techniques

A robust, cost-effective method for DNA, RNA and protein co-extraction from soil, other complex microbiomes, and pure cultures – C. E. Thorn – Molecular Ecology Resources

 

More Microbes

An Update on the Evolution of Glucosyltransferase (Gtf) Genes in Streptococcus – Rong-Rong Xu – Frontiers in Microbiology

Repeated Evolutionary Transitions of Flavobacteria from Marine to Non-Marine Habitats – Hao Zhang – Environmental Microbiology

Genome-Guided Identification of Organohalide-Respiring Deltaproteobacteria from the Marine Environment – Jie Liu – mBio