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January 2018

The Caries Microbiome: Implications for Reversing Dysbiosis.
30/01/2018
Publication

The Caries Microbiome: Implications for Reversing Dysbiosis.

Tanner ACR, Kressirer CA, Rothmiller S, Johansson I, Chalmers NI.  Adv Dent Res. Feb 2018. doi: 10.1177/0022034517736496.

COMMENT: The oral microbiota is a complex community that, under the influence of a carbohydrate-frequent diet, produces an acidic environment on the tooth that can lead to demineralization and dental caries. Knowledge of the caries-associated microbiome... + info

Microbial modulation of cardiovascular disease.
25/01/2018
Publication

Microbial modulation of cardiovascular disease.

Brown JM, Hazen SL.  Nat Rev Microbiol. Jan 2018. doi: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.149.

COMMENT:  For years now it is known the importance of diet in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is now widely admitted in the scientific community that the human microbiota might play a role in the CVD development as well. + info

The human skin microbiome.
16/01/2018
Publication

The human skin microbiome.

Byrd AL, Belkaid Y, Segre JA.  Nat Rev Microbiol. Jan 2018. doi: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.157.

COMMENT: In this Review, the authors discuss recent insights into skin microbial communities, including their composition in health and disease, assembly and ecology, and interactions with the immune system. + info

Metabolic capability and in situ activity of microorganisms in an oil reservoir
09/01/2018
Publication

Metabolic capability and in situ activity of microorganisms in an oil reservoir

Liu YF, Galzerani DD, Mbadinga SM, Zaramela LS, Gu JD, Mu BZ, Zengler K.  Microbiome. Jan 2018. doi: 10.1186/s40168-017-0392-1.

COMMENT: Microorganisms have been detected in oil reservoirs, pipelines, and crude oil processing facilities for decades. Their presence has long been associated with their metabolic capability of degrading crude oil hydrocarbons, under both oxic... + info

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